May 10, 2010
Dear County Superintendents of Schools and Treasurers:
This apportionment, in the amount of $175,321,081, is made from funds provided by Item 6110-128-0001 of the Budget Act of 2009 (Chapter 1, Third Extraordinary Session, Statutes of 2009), as amended by Assembly Bill 1 (Chapter 1, Fourth Extraordinary Session, Statues of 2009). These funds support the Economic Impact Aid (EIA) program pursuant to California Education Code sections 54020 through 54028.
County superintendents of schools are requested to immediately notify the local educational agencies (LEAs) in their county of the information included in this apportionment. This letter, along with the Schedule of Apportionment that shows the apportionment amount for each LEA, is posted on the California Department of Education (CDE) EIA funding results Web site at http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/eia09result.asp.
This apportionment equals 100 percent of the school districts’ final 2009-10 entitlement less 2009-10 funds previously paid. No further 2009-10 EIA apportionments are anticipated.
Details for the 2009-10 EIA entitlements can be found at the same CDE 2009-10 EIA funding results Web site listed above (select the link under the “Entitlements” section). Under the EIA formula, each district receives funding equal to its EIA per-pupil funding rate multiplied by its EIA eligible pupil count. Each district’s 2009-10 per-pupil rate remains unchanged from 2008-09. Thus, any increase or decrease to a district’s 2009-10 EIA funding is solely due to an increase or decrease in its EIA eligible pupil count, which is the sum of the following:
EIA funds are no longer allocated through the Special Purpose Apportionment.
There is no restriction on the amount of EIA funds that may be carried over from year to year. For standardized account code structure (SACS) coding, use Resource Code 7090, Economic Impact Aid (EIA), or Resource Code 7091, Economic Impact Aid: Limited English Proficiency (LEP), and Revenue Object Code 8311, Other State Apportionments-Current Year.
If you have any questions regarding this apportionment, please contact Ross Valentine, Consultant, Categorical Allocations & Audit Resolution Unit, at 916-327-4405 or by e‑mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Susan Lange, Deputy Superintendent
Finance, Technology, and Administration Branch