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Special Education: Mandate Settlement

Funding Description

Funds are apportioned to school districts based on average daily attendance (ADA) in full satisfaction and in lieu of reimbursable mandate claims relating to special education programs and services resulting from the Commission on State Mandates cases.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria School districts are eligible to receive mandate settlement funds if they were part of the second principal apportionment for the 1999-00 fiscal year.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Education Code Section 56836.157 (Chapter 203, Statutes of 2001); Budget Item 6110-161-0001
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2005-06
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8590
Total Available $25,000,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The funding rate is determined by dividing $25 million by the total ADA, excluding attendance for regional occupational centers and programs, adult education, and programs operated by the county superintendents of schools, for all pupils in kindergarten through grade twelve in all school districts for the second principal apportionment for the 1999-2000 fiscal year. Each school district’s allocation equals this per pupil amount (approximately $4.51) times the district’s ADA for the second principal apportionment for the 1999-2000 fiscal year.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date January 13, 2006

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Special Education Mandate Settlement  []
Other The Commission on State Mandates cases that resulted in the settlement are: (1) Riverside County Superintendent of Schools, et al., CSM-3986; and (2) Long Beach Unified School District, CSM-3986A.


Program Stephanie Lo, 916-323-6195,
Fiscal Debbie Allen, 916-324-4557,
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-324-4541 (phone), 916-322-5102 (fax)
Last Modified: September 10, 2008

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