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Diploma Plus Schools Coordination

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

Funding Description

The purpose of this funding is to establish the California Coordinating Organization (CCO) as an intermediary for the expansion of Diploma Plus (DP) schools in California. The Commonwealth Corporation (CommCorp), supported through a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will expand its DP network of small schools to California. The California Department of Education is overseeing the expansion of DP sites in California at the state level, while working with the CCO and CommCorp who are overseeing implementation at the site level.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Non-profit organizations, agencies, and local educational agencies are eligible to apply for funding to coordinate the expansion of Diploma Plus schools in California.
Other Eligibility Considerations The selection of the CCO will be competitive. The selected agency must demonstrate that it is credible, capable, and able to manage a statewide project. Management activities include four categories: liaison support, coaching support, network support and basic organizational support.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998
Source / Type State, Private / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2005-06
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3515 / 8290
Total Available $600,000
Recipient Amount $600,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available July 1, 2005
Due Date August 15, 2005
Expected Notification Date October 1, 2005

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program Dennis Fisher, 916-445-5613,
Fiscal Dennis Fisher, 916-445-5613,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-322-5012 (phone), 916-323-2039 (fax)
Last Modified: May 22, 2006
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