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California Partnership Academies Program

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.


Funding Description

This is annual funding for the currently operating CPA programs included in the State Budget. The CPAs are effective school/district/business partnerships, providing integrated academic and career technical instruction to students who are at risk of dropping out of school or who are not motivated by traditional curricula. The CPA model, a school-within-a-school for students in the tenth through the twelfth grades, establishes viable partnerships with either the business community or the public sector, or both. Emphasis is placed on student achievement, attendance, and program accountability.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria This is annual funding for current operational CPA programs included in the State Budget. The CPA model is mandated per California Education Code sections 5469054696. They are effective school/district/business partnerships, providing integrated academic and career technical instruction to students who are at risk of dropping out of school or who are not motivated by traditional curricula. The CPA model is a school-within-a-school for students in the tenth through the twelfth grades. Emphasis is placed on student achievement, attendance, and program accountability.
Other Eligibility Considerations Existing: In order to receive funding, CPAs must submit a Letter of Intent, committing funds to the model mandated in California Education Code sections 5469054696. Each academy must also submit with the Letter of Intent, the 201112 Proposed Budget. These documents are due by June 30, 2011.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority California Education Code sections 5469054696
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7220 / 8590
Total Available $18,831,000
Recipient Amount Per Allocation Formula
Match Requirement Yes
Allocation Formula CPA grant awards are determined by the program implementation level and by academy student enrollment and performance: from $15,000 to $81,000 (reductions to this figure will occur due to the flexibility reduction required in SBx3 for categorical programs). $18,831,000 of CPA funds will be distributed to schools currently funded to operate academies. Any balance due to closures will be available to offset the reduction required in SBx3.

Important Dates

Date Application Available May 15, 2011
Due Date June 30, 2011
Expected Notification Date September 15, 2011

Additional Information

Application California Partnership Academies (CPA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp]
Background California Partnership Academies (CPA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp]
Fiscal California Partnership Academies (CPA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Jerry Winthrop, 916-319-0457, jwinthrop@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Machelle Martin, 916-319-0473, mamartin@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-319-0893 (phone), 916-319-0168 (fax)
Last Modified: October 4, 2011
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