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International Baccalaureate

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

International Baccalaureate (IB) provides funding to participating public high schools and middle schools that offer the IB Program. Funding can be used to cover ongoing costs of professional development required by the program and subsidize fees for exams for eligible students.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Public high schools and middle schools that offer the IB Diploma Program and the IB Middle Years Program are eligible. High schools that have the highest level of students from low-income families and high schools that have been awarded affiliate status from the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)) are given priority.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
If funds are insufficient to fully fund all grants authorized, annual grants must first be allocated to those schools that were funded in the prior year and in the amount of the prior year's grant.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
California Education Code sections 52920-52922
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2005-06
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
7286 / 8590
Total Available $1,162,000
Recipient
Amount
See Allocation Formula.
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Each high school or middle school that offers the IB Program can receive up to $25,000 to cover ongoing costs of professional development required by the program and to help pay for exam fees for economically disadvantaged students.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
October 20, 2005
Due Date December 31, 2005
Expected
Notification Date
February 15, 2006

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/ps/ibgen.asp
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Carolyn Livingston
Phone : 916-319-0459
E-mail : clivings@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Ajit Kang
Phone : 916-324-5634
E-mail : akang@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division
Phone : 916-323-6398
Fax : 916-323-2817

Last Modified: January 31, 2006

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