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Special Education: Mental Health Services (State)

Funds are apportioned to Special Education Local Plan Areas (SELPAs) based on average daily attendance (ADA). They are used to support mental health services provided to Special Education Students by SELPAs, in accordance with the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Funds must be exclusively used to support mental health services that are included within an individualized education program (IEP).
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Local educational agencies must have an approved Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) local plan on file with the CDE.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Not applicable
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
California Education Code Section 56836.07; Funds appropriated in Provisions 18 and 26 of Item 6110-161-0001; Section 54 of Assembly Bill 114 (Chapter 43, Statutes of 2011)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
6512 / 8590
Total Available $249,786,000
Recipient
Amount
Statewide SELPAs: $41.90 per ADA

LA Court Schools SELPA: $0.39 per ADA
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Funds are apportioned based on ADA reported for the second principal apportionment (P-2). The initial apportionment of 50% of the appropriated funds is calculated based on 2010-11 P-2 statewide SELPA ADA of 5,942,644.82 students. An appropriate adjustment is made, consistent with existing law, for the Los Angeles Juvenile Court and Community School SELPA. A second apportionment of 25% of the appropriated funds, also based off of 2010-11 ADA, will be made in Spring 2012. Funding will be adjusted to reflect the ADA reported for 2011-12 P-2 and the remaining funds will be apportioned in Summer 2012.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
October 3, 2011

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/se/index.asp
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/semhs11result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Stacey Wofford, Education Programs Assistant
Phone : 916-327-0844
E-mail : swofford@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Halena Le
Phone : 916-323-6195
E-mail : hle@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division
Phone : 916-324-4541
Fax : 916-322-5102

Last Modified: March 22, 2012

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