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Education Technology K-12 Voucher


Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.

Education Technology K-12 Vouchers are the result of the Settlement Agreement between California consumers and the Microsoft Corporation. The vouchers are to be used to assist districts to implement and support their state-approved district technology plans designed to foster effective teaching and promote student achievement in eligible schools that serve students in kindergarten through grade twelve. The vouchers can be redeemed for a variety of goods and services and may be used for any computer platform that the school or district specifies. The vouchers will be in the form of 50 percent General Purpose Vouchers and 50 percent Specific Category Software Vouchers. The California Department of Education is providing services for the settlement claims administrator, selected by the court, that is managing the private funding for the vouchers.

Program Questions: Doris Stephen, e-mail: dstephen@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-324-9943

Downloading Questions: Education Technology Office, e-mail: edtechvoucher@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-323-5715

Document Description
School Eligibility List Listing by LEA of all eligible schools, potentially eligible high schools, and the estimated funding levels.
Approval Status External link opens in new window or tab. Listing of all approved applications with the voucher allocations will be posted on the Settlement Claims Administrator’s Web site.
Planning Guidance Information on what will be required in the RFA and how to complete it.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) pertaining to the status of the settlement, application information, eligibility, and the use of the vouchers.
Memo from State Superintendent of Public Instruction The September 18, 2006, memo from Superintendent Jack O'Connell announcing the funding opportunity titled the "Education Technology K-12 Voucher Program."

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