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Quality Education Investment Act of 2006

Funding under the Quality Education Investment Act (QEIA) of 2006 supports specified activities to improve academic instruction and students' academic achievement. School districts and other local educational agencies may apply for funding to be used to help schools exceed their growth targets, reduce pupil-to-teacher ratios, reduce pupil-to-counselor ratios, and increase the number of highly qualified teachers.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Public schools and charter schools with a valid 2005 Academic Performance Index (API) ranked in either decile 1 or 2 including (1) schools currently funded in the High Priority Schools Grant Program that have not met the annual growth target requirements under Education Code (EC) Section 52055.650 and are designated as state monitored schools, provided the schools undergo a rigorous review directed by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction; or (2) those schools that met or are meeting the requirements of EC Section 52055.650 and agree to meet all accountability requirements of both programs.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
EC Section 52055.700-770.
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
7400 / 8590
Total Available $400,000,000
Recipient
Amount
Varies
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Funding is allocated at $500 per pupil kindergarten through grade three, $900 per pupil in grades four through eight, and $1,000 per pupil in grades nine through twelve.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/lp/qe/
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/qeia.asp
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/qeia11result.asp
Other Fiscal Contact on Apportionment Process: Karen Almquist, 916-327-4406, kalmquis@cde.ca.gov

Contacts

Program Bob Storelli
Phone : 916-319-0482
E-mail : bstorelli@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Karen Almquist
Phone : 916-327-4406
E-mail : kalmquis@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division
Phone : 916-324-3236
Fax : 916-324-3580

Last Modified: April 19, 2012

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