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Title III - LEP Student Subgrant Program

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

LEAs that do not apply by the deadline will need to wait until the 2013-14 funding cycle to apply for Title III funding. Funding is made available to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) to provide supplementary programs and services to limited English proficient (LEP) students, known as English learners (ELs). The purpose of the subgrants is to assist EL students to acquire English and achieve grade-level and graduation standards. Note: Recipients and funding amounts are subject to budget and administrative adjustments.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
An LEA that reported the enrollment of one or more LEP students on the R-30, Language Census Report, March 2010, is eligible to apply.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
LEAs scheduled to receive a formula subgrant of $10,000 or more may apply for Title III LEP student funds directly via the Consolidated Application and Reporting System (CARS). LEAs scheduled to receive a formula subgrant of less than $10,000 must apply as a member of a consortium.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, & 21

Funding

Legal
Authority
Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title III; Budget Item 6110-125-0890(2)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
4203 / 8290
Total Available $153,835,000
Recipient
Amount
$105.69 per eligible student
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
July 13, 2012
Due Date July 31, 2012
Expected
Notification Date
October 26, 2012

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r28/lep12rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/el/t3/lep.asp
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/nclbtitleIII.asp
Consolidated Applicationhttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/co/
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/lep12result.asp
Other LEAs eligible for direct funding are asked to accept or decline funds via Part I of the Consolidated Application and Reporting System (CARS) by July 31, 2012. LEAs that are required to apply as a member of a consortium must submit an application through the consortia online application. Consortium applications are due on or before August 17, 2012. LEAs that fail to respond by the deadline cannot be guaranteed funding for 2012-13.

Contacts

Program Geoffrey Ndirangu
Phone : 916-323-5831
E-mail : gndirang@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Patty Stevens
Phone : 916-323-5838
E-mail : pstevens@cde.ca.gov
Division English Learner Support Division
Phone : 916-319-0845
Fax : 916-319-0138

Last Modified: January 15, 2013

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