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2010-11 Immigrant Apportionment Information

California Department of Education
Official Letter
California Department of Education
Official Letter
December 13, 2010

Dear Select County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators:

Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title III, Part A, Section 3115–Immigrant Education Student Sub-grant Program 2010–11

The purpose of this letter is to provide apportionment information and new payment and reporting protocols for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Title III, Part A, Immigrant Education Student Sub-grant Program for the 2010–11 fiscal year (FY).

Apportionment Information for Fiscal Year 2010–11

This apportionment notification provides spending authority for the FY 2010–11 sub-grant. For a list of 2010–11 allocation amounts, please access the Title III Notices of Apportionments Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/el/t3/tiiiapportnotify10.asp [Note: the preceding link is no longer valid, for more information please visit the Title III, English Learners and Immigrant Programs Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/titleIII.asp.]. For consortium, the lead local educational agency (LEA) is the sub-grantee and acts as the fiscal agent on behalf of all member LEAs of the consortium.

In FY 2010–11, the formula allocation of Title III funds resulted in a per pupil allocation of $105 for each eligible public school immigrant student reported on the Student National Origin Report (SNOR) in March 2009. SNOR data submitted by private schools that have requested to participate in the Immigrant Education Student Sub-grant Program for the 2010–11 FY has been included in the total allocation for each LEA. For a list of 2010–11 participating private schools by LEA, please access the Title III Notices of Apportionments Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/el/t3/tiiiapportnotify10.asp [Note: the preceding link is no longer valid, for more information please contact Patty Stevens at 916-323-5838.].

Acceptance of Title III, Part A, Immigrant Education Student Sub-grant Program funds acknowledges that the Program and General Assurances will be observed. Copies of these assurances, agreed to by the superintendent or designee as part of the application process, can be found on the Title III Notices of Apportionments Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/el/t3/tiiiapportnotify10.asp [Note: the preceding link is no longer valid, for more information please contact Patty Stevens at 916-323-5838.]. Please review these assurances to ensure compliance with federal guidelines.

Federal Programs Alignment

LEAs will not receive future apportionment notifications from the Language Policy and Leadership Office. To align with other federal programs, Title III Immigrant Education Student Sub-grant Program allocation amounts will be posted on the Consolidated Application (ConApp) Program Entitlements Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/el/t3/immigrant.asp in November of each year.

Federal Cash Management Data Collection System

Beginning with the FY 2010–11 sub-grant, LEAs will report cash balances and payments will be processed through the federal Cash Management Data Collection (CMDC) system. Your LEA should have received the “Title III Addition to Cash Management Data Collection System” letter dated November 17, 2010, which provides information regarding this new Title III protocol. To review the letter please visit the Correspondence Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/cm/fcmcorrespondence.asp. For more information on the CMDC system, including instructions, reporting dates, and frequently asked questions, please visit the Federal Cash Management Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/cm/. Please note: LEAs will continue to report obligations on the ConApp.

For questions regarding the CMDC system, please contact Karen Almquist by phone at 916-327-4406 or by e-mail at kalmquis@cde.ca.gov [Note: the preceding contact information is no longer valid and has been replaced with Leslie Sharp by phone at 916-327-4977 or by e-mail at lsharp@cde.ca.gov.]. For questions regarding the ESEA, Title III, Part A, Immigrant Education Student Sub-grant Program, visit the Title III Immigrant Students Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/el/t3/immigrant.asp. For program questions, please contact Erin Koepke, Education Programs Consultant, Language Policy and Leadership Office, by phone at 916-323-5467 or by e-mail at ekoepke@cde.ca.gov [Note: the preceding contact information is no longer valid and has been replaced with Geoffrey Ndirangu, Education Programs Consultant, Language Policy and Leadership Office, by phone at 916-323-5831 or by e-mail at gndirang@cde.ca.gov.]. For fiscal questions, please contact Clifton Davis, Jr., Associate Governmental Program Analyst, Language Policy and Leadership Office, by phone at 916-323-5808 or by e-mail at cdavis@cde.ca.gov [Note: the preceding contact information is no longer valid and has been replaced with Patty Stevens, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, Language Policy and Leadership Office, by phone 916-323-5838 or by e-mail at pstevens@cde.ca.gov.].

Sincerely,

\s\

Phil Lafontaine, Director
English Learner and Curriculum Support Division

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cc:       Title III Program Director
            Private School Administrator

Last Reviewed: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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