Ltr-09: APTFR Federal
Dear Select County Superintendents of Schools and Treasurers:
NOTICE OF THE FIRST APPORTIONMENT FOR THE FEDERAL ADVANCED
PLACEMENT AND INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE TEST FEE PROGRAM
FISCAL YEAR 2009-10
This apportionment, in the amount of $3,669,999, is made from federal funds in support of the federal Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Test Fee Program. The funds are apportioned to local educational agencies (LEAs) in reimbursement of student test fees. The payment to each LEA is based on the number of eligible, low-income high school students taking advanced placement and international baccalaureate examinations.
County superintendents of schools are requested to inform LEAs, including direct-funded charter schools, immediately of this apportionment. Warrants will be mailed to each county treasurer approximately four weeks from the date of this Notice. For standardized account code structure coding, use Resource Code 0000, Unrestricted, and Revenue Object Code 8290, All Other Federal Revenue. To view the schedule of apportionment, please visit the California Department of Education Categorical Allocations Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/.
Direct-funded charter schools must apply individually for this program. The amount for direct-funded charter schools is identified separate from the district or county amount. All other charter schools must apply through their authorizing agency and the associated funding is included in the district or county amount.
The United States Department of Education award number is S330B090008. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance subprogram number is 84.330B. The funding is appropriated in Item 6110-240-0890 of the Budget Act of 2009 (Chapter 1, Statutes of 2009, Third Extraordinary Session as amended by Chapter 1, Statutes of 2009, Fourth Extraordinary Session). The California sub-allocation (pass-through) number is Program Cost Account 14831.
If you have any questions regarding the program or the apportioned amounts, please contact
Marjorie McConnell, Program Consultant, Intersegmental Relations Unit, by phone at 916-323-5830 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Maria Romo, Program Analyst, Intersegmental Relations Unit, by phone at 916-324-5634 or by e-mail at email@example.com [Note: the preceding contact information is no longer valid.] Questions concerning the payment process should be directed to Janice Huarte, Fiscal Analyst, Categorical Programs Unit, by phone at
916-322-9128 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org [Note: the preceding contact information is no longer valid and has been replaced by Julie Klein Briggs, Fiscal Consultant, Categorical Allocations & Management Assistance Unit, by phone at 916-323-6191 or by e-mail at email@example.com.].
Susan Lange, Deputy Superintendent
Finance, Technology, and Administration Branch