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International Baccalaureate

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


Funding Description

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 International Baccalaureate Program [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/ps/ibgen.asp]
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Carolyn Livingston, 916-319-0459, clivings@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Ajit Kang, 916-324-5634, akang@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-323-6398 (phone), 916-323-2817 (fax)
Last Modified: January 31, 2006
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