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AAV QEIA Presentation

Accessible Alternative Version of a Power Point presentation for 2007-08 Quality Education Investment Act (QEIA) eligible districts and schools.
This web page represents an accessible alternative version of the PowerPoint Presentation (PPT) regarding the QEIA guidelines.
Quality Education Investment Act of 2006

February 13,14, and 15, 2007
San Diego, Sacramento, and Fresno
California Department of Education
Jack O'Connell, State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Presentation Credits
Settlement Details
Eligible Schools
Selection Process
Regular vs. Alternative Application Option

Schools must apply under either the regular or alternative application option. They should consider:

Regular Option


Regular option allows for instituting class size reduction, and reduction of student-to-counselor ratios in high schools. Schools must ensure the following by the end of the third year of full funding:

Alternative Option

Alternative option allows districts to propose an alternative approach to school improvement to the class size reduction/counselor increase required in the standard application process. The approach under the alternative option must include:

Alternative Options Considerations for Districts
Priority for Funding

Schools serving any of grades 9 – 12 can apply for priority approval under this alternative application option. To receive priority, the school must explain an inability to implement class size reduction due to either:

Schools Currently in the High Priority Schools Grant Program

Schools participating in the High Priority Schools Grant Program (HPSGP) are eligible to participate, provided:

QEIA Implications for Districts
QEIA Implications for Districts

A district that is well-prepared to implement the program in its schools will have assessed current school conditions:

QEIA Implications for Districts

In deciding whether QEIA participation is appropriate for your schools:

County Role – Regional Technical Support

QEIA provides one-time funding of $5 million for up to two-county offices of education to provide technical assistance, including:

County Role – Ongoing School and District Monitoring

QEIA provides $2 million annually to County Offices of Education (COE) in counties with participating schools to conduct required annual monitoring activities.

QEIA Work Plan Timeline
Form Orientation
Prioritizing Schools

One form per district to prioritize their list of funded schools.

Form Orientation
Questions:   School Turnaround Office | 916-319-0833
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