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Title III - LEP Student Subgrant Program

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


Funding Description

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 2012-13 Title III: LEP Student Subgrant Program [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r28/lep12rfa.asp]
Background Title III Language Instruction for LEP Students [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/el/t3/lep.asp]
Fiscal NCLB Title III, Immigrant and LEP Programs [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/nclbtitleIII.asp]
Consolidated ApplicationConsolidated Application Information [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/co/]
Funding ResultsRes-12: Title III, LEP [http://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, 916-323-5831, gndirang@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Patty Stevens, 916-323-5838, pstevens@cde.ca.gov
Division English Learner Support Division, 916-319-0845 (phone), 916-319-0138 (fax)
Last Modified: January 15, 2013

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