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Quality Education Investment Act of 2006

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

Funding under the Quality Education Investment Act (QEIA) of 2006 supports specified activities to improve academic instruction and students' academic achievement. School districts and other local educational agencies may apply for funding to be used to help schools exceed their growth targets, reduce pupil-to-teacher ratios, reduce pupil-to-counselor ratio, and increase the number of highly qualified teachers.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Public schools and charter schools with a valid 2005 Academic Performance Index (API) ranked in either decile 1 or 2 including (1) schools currently funded in the High Priority Schools Grant Program that have not met the annual growth target requirements under Section 52055.650 and are designated as state monitored schools, provided the schools undergo a rigorous review directed by the superintendent of public instruction; or (2) those schools that met or are meeting the requirements of Section 52055.650 and agree to meet all accountability requirements of both programs.
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

Funding

Legal
Authority
Education Code sections 52055.700-52055.770, Senate Bill 1133 (Effective January 1, 2007)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2007-08
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
7400 / 8590
Total Available $268,000,000
Recipient
Amount
Unavailable
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Funding is allocated at $500 per pupil in kindergarten through grade three, $900 per pupil in grades four through eight, and $1,000 per pupil in grades nine through twelve.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
February 8, 2007
Due Date March 30, 2007
Expected
Notification Date
June 1, 2007

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r16/qeia07rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/lp/qe/
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/qeia.asp
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r15/qeia07result.asp
Other Fiscal Contact on Apportionment Process: Nancy Cook, 916-324-4549, ncook@cde.ca.gov

Contacts

Program School Turnaround Office
Phone : 916-319-0833
E-mail : QEIAREPORTS@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal James Rickner
Phone : 916-327-9692
E-mail : JRickner@cde.ca.gov
Division Improvement & Accountability Division
Phone : 916-319-0926
Fax : 916-322-5092

Last Modified: September 30, 2014

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