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California Learning Communities for School Success Program

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


Funding Description

The California Learning Communities for School Success Program (LCSSP) provides funds to local education agencies to support programs aimed improving student outcomes by reducing truancy and supporting students who are at risk of dropping out of school or are victims of crime. The LCSSP is the result Proposition 47, approved by voters in 2014, which reduced the penalties for certain nonserious and non-violent offenses and allocates 25% of the resulting statewide savings for LEA grants.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria All LEAs, which includes all school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools, are eligible to apply although LEAs with high dropout, suspension, and Free and Reduced Meal Program rates will be given priority. LEAs can check if they are a priority LEA at the LCSSP program page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/ss/se/schoolsuccess.asp .
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority Government Code Sec 7599-75992.5 Education Code Sec 33430-33436 EC Sec 8263 Sec 33 Section 39 of Chapter 29 of the Statues of 2016 Governors FY2017-18 Budget Proposal
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2016-17
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6571 / 8590
Total Available $37,200,000
Recipient Amount Various
Match Requirement Yes
Allocation Formula Approved LEAs will receive $50 per 2016-17 enrolled student for each year of the three-year grant. Minimum three-year grants for LEAs with 100 or less enrollment will be $15,000. Maximum LEA grants will be $2,000,000.

Important Dates

Date Application Available March 28, 2017
Due Date May 10, 2017
Expected Notification Date May 26, 2017

Additional Information

Application RFA-16: CA Learning for Success [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r8/prop47rfa.asp]
Background Learning Communities for School Success Program [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/ss/se/schoolsuccess.asp]
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Intent to Submit an Application is required to be submitted by April 21, 2017.

Contacts

Program Elvia McGuire, 916-319-0277, emcguire@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Elvia McGuire, 916-319-0277, emcguire@cde.ca.gov
Division Coordinated Student Support, 916-319-0197
Last Modified: July 24, 2017
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