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Refugee Students Assistance

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

Funds are available to local educational agencies (LEAs) on a competitive application basis to establish supplemental programs and services for refugee students and their families. The grants are effective for the period of February 1, 2003 to August 14, 2005. Continuation of the grants in subsequent years is contingent upon the availability of funds.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Any LEA (school district, county office of education, or direct-funded charter school) that enrolls a significant population of refugee students is eligible to apply. An eligible LEA may form a consortium with one or more other eligible LEAs.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
LEAs should estimate the number of refugee students enrolled by using data from the year 2000 submittal of the Student National Origin Report (SNOR).
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult
Eligible
Age Level(s)
0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, Adult

Funding

Legal
Authority
INA 412(c)(1)(A)(iii)
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2002-03
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
Total Available $2,000,000
Recipient
Amount
$100,000 to $250,000
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
September 3, 2002
Due Date December 20, 2002
Expected
Notification Date
February 1, 2003

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program David P. Dolson
Phone : 916-319-0266
E-mail : ddolson@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal ddolson@cde.ca.gov
Phone : 916-319-0266
E-mail : ddolson@cde.ca.gov
Division Professional Learning Support Division
Phone : 916-319-0845
Fax : 916-319-0138

Last Modified: June 8, 2004

California Department of Education
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Sacramento, CA 95814

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