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Descriptions of and budget information about child development programs administered by the Department.

American Indian Early Childhood Education Program

The American Indian Early Childhood Education (AIECE) Program, California Department of Education, is a state-funded program designed to develop and test educational models that increase competence in reading, language arts, mathematics, and self-esteem for American Indian children in pre-kindergarten through grade four. Funds are designated for schools with at least 10 percent American Indian students, and they are allocated through a competitive process for three-year cycles.

Child Care and Development Programs - CalEdFacts

Child Care Facilities Revolving Fund
The purpose of this program is to provide funding for the acquisition of relocatable buildings for Early Education and Support Division contractors.

Child Care and Development Programs

Brief descriptions of Title 5 child development programs, quality improvement activities, and Local Child Care and Development Planning Councils.

Child Care and Development Budgets

Reimbursement Fact Sheet FY 2013-14 Budget Act
Reimbursement Fact Sheet FY 2014-15 Budget Act
Reimbursement Fact Sheet FY 2015-16 Budget Act
Standard reimbursement rate (SRR) for center-based direct services contracts including general child care, State Preschool, and Bay Area Handicapped Programs plus adjustment factors and the adjusted SRR. Age classifications for center-based and regional market rate programs are also included.

Title I Preschool

Title I, Part A funds may be used for eligible preschool children, i.e., those most at risk of failing to meet the state's academic content standards. The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001 encourages the use of Title I Part A funds for preschool programs.

Questions:   Early Education and Support Division | 916-322-6233
Last Reviewed: Friday, June 24, 2016
Recently Posted in Child Development
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    Management Bulletin (MB) 16-09 revises Regional Market Rates for subsidized child care, and supersedes MB 15-07.
  • July 2016 Meeting Materials (added 03-Aug-2016)
    This page contains supplemental materials that were presented at the July 2016 State Advisory Council Meeting.
  • CCFRF 2015-16 Annual Report (DOC) (added 27-Jul-2016)
    This is a detailed report from the Child Care Facilities Revolving Loan program that is submitted to various Governmental Agencies per Ed Code Section 8278.3.
  • Administrative Errors 2014-15 (PDF) (added 14-Jul-2016)
    Annual Report to the Governor and the Legislature Regarding Administrative Errors in Alternative Payment and CalWORKs Child Care Programs for Fiscal Year 2014-15.

  • July 2016 SAC Meeting Agenda (added 14-Jul-2016)
    Agenda for the July 2016 meeting of the California State Advisory Council on Early Learning and Care (SAC).
  • CCDF State Plan 2016-18 Preprint (DOC) (added 08-Jul-2016)
    Child Care and Development Fund State Plan preprint for Fiscal Years 2016-18 with finalized responses submitted to the Administration of Children and Families on May 24, 2016.