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International Baccalaureate Test Fees

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

International Baccalaureate (IB) Test Fee Program removes the financial barriers that prevent many low-income students in high schools from taking the IB end-of-course tests. Funding supports the payment of the IB test fees for income-eligible students.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Low-income students who are enrolled in an IB class and plan to take the end-of-course IB exam are eligible to participate in the program. Upon teacher recommendation, a low-income student who has previously taken an IB class but not the exam may also be eligible to participate.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
LEAs must document the income eligibility of students participating in the program and maintain documentation of need at the school or LEA site for five years.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
Budget Item 6110-240-0890
Source / Type Federal / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
0000 / 8290
Total Available $779,972
Recipient
Amount
See allocation formula
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Local educational agencies (LEAs) will be reimbursed up to $95 dollars for each IB exam and $140 dollars for IB registration for students whose family income does not exceed 185 percent of the federal poverty level.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
January 10, 2012
Due Date June 30, 2012
Expected
Notification Date
November 30, 2012

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/ps/apgen.asp
Fiscal Unavailable
Other If a funding results template associated with this profile is posted to the CDE Web site, the link to the template will automatically be presented from the posted profile.

Contacts

Program Dianna Gutierrez
Phone : 916-445-7755
E-mail : dgutierrez@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Tonika Washington
Phone : 916-445-1710
E-mail : twashington@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division
Phone : 916-323-6398
Fax : 916-323-2817

Last Modified: November 15, 2012

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