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Pupil Transportation: Home-to-School and Special Education

Home-to-school (HS) and severely disabled/orthopedically impaired (SD/OI) transportation funding is available to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) to reimburse them for the approved cost of transporting pupils to and from school.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Generally, LEAs that received funding in the prior fiscal year are eligible for funds.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
LEAs must report the HS and SD/OI transportation costs via the annual report of pupil transportation form (Form TRAN) in the SACS2011ALL Unaudited Actual Software: http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/sf/fr/.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Not applicable
Eligible
Age Level(s)
0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, Adult

Funding

Legal
Authority
Education Code sections 41850-41857; Budget Item 6110-111-0001; AB 121 (Chapter 41, Statutes of 2011); SB 81 (Chapter 2, Statutes of 2012)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
7230, 7240 / 8311
Total Available $491,112,000
Recipient
Amount
For FY 2011-12, LEAs will receive an amount based on their prior year entitlement less approx 0.02%.
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula The entitlement for each eligible LEA will be equal to the lesser of (1) the prior year HS or SD/OI entitlement or (2) the prior year's approved HS or SD/OI transportation cost, respectively. From this amount, subtract 0.02 percent.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/pupiltransport.asp
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/pupiltransport.asp
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/pthsse11result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Julie Klein Briggs
Phone : 916-323-6191
E-mail : jbriggs@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Julie Klein Briggs
Phone : 916-323-6191
E-mail : jbriggs@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division
Phone : 916-327-0538
Fax : 916-327-4873

Last Modified: May 22, 2013

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