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California Partnership Academies SB70 Continued Funding


Funding Description

Funding will be provided through SB 70, pursuant to the supplemental report of Budget item 6110-170-0001, community colleges, related to the CTE Plan, and CPA model California Education Code (EC) sections 54690–54696 for the currently operating CPA programs. 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 Funding will be provided through SB 70 for the currently operating CPA programs. The CPA model is mandated per EC sections 54690-54696. 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 In order to receive funding, CPAs must submit a Letter of Intent, committing funds to the model mandated in EC sections 54690-54696. Each academy must also submit with the Letter of Intent, the 2012–13 Proposed Budget. These documents are due by June 30, 2012.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority In order to receive funding, CPAs must submit a Letter of Intent, committing funds to the model mandated in EC sections 54690-54696. Each academy must also submit with the Letter of Intent, the 2012–13 Proposed Budget. These documents are due by June 30, 2012.
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6385 / 8590
Total Available $9,309,908
Recipient Amount $72,000-$81,000
Match Requirement Yes
Allocation Formula Allocation is based on the number of qualifying students enrolled ($900, $1200, or $1400 per student) times the # of students to qualify, grades 10-12. The student amount also depends on the implementation level of the academy.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date October 30, 2012

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
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 Educating for Careers/California Partnership Academies Conference details. Check the California Department of Education’s Web site for more information at: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp.

Contacts

Program Jerry Winthrop, 916-319-0457, jwinthrop@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Emily Kast, 916-319-0474, ekast@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-319-0893 (phone), 916-319-0163 (fax)
Last Modified: October 20, 2015

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