The Economic Impact Aid (EIA) program is a state categorical program for kindergarten through grade twelve to support:
- Additional English language acquisition programs, support and services for Limited English Proficient students (LEP) and,
- State Compensatory Education (SCE) services for Educationally Disadvantaged Youth (EDY) as determined by the local educational agency (LEA).
Economic Impact Aid/Limited English Proficient (EIA/LEP)
To support programs and activities to assist English learners achieve proficiency in the English language as rapidly as practicable and to support programs and activities to improve the academic achievement of English learners. If you have any questions regarding EIA/LEP, please contact 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.
Economic Impact Aid/State Compensatory Education (EIA/SCE)
A school shall use EIA/SCE funds to support programs and activities designed to assist educationally disadvantaged students achieve state standard proficiency. If you have any questions regarding EIA/SCE, please contact Mark Klinesteker, Education Programs Consultant, Title I Monitoring and Support Office, by phone at 916-319-0256, or by e-mail at MKlinesteker@cde.ca.gov.
Funding Considerations: What Has Not Changed
The following review of laws and regulations is intended to assist you make appropriate program decisions, and to maintain the fiscal integrity of your EIA expenditures.
Local educational agencies (LEAs) must:
- Determine how EIA funds will be allocated to school sites.
- Decide whether to expend EIA 100 percent in the LEP, or SCE, or in a combination of the two.
- Abide by the parameters of the “Intra-district” allocation plan (EC 54004.5).
- Ensure that programs for English learners are provided adequate and appropriate support (EC 54004.7)
- Adhere to the Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA), which calls for the content of the SPSA to be aligned with school goals for improving pupil achievement. (EC 64100 (f))
- The SPSA shall, at a minimum, address how funds provided to the school through any of the sources identified in EC Section 64000 will be used to improve the academic performance of all pupils to the level of the performance goals, as established by the Academic Performance Index.
- The SPSA shall be reviewed annually and updated, including proposed expenditures of funds allocated to the school through the consolidated application, by the school site council…(EC 64100 (g))
- Abide by all other applicable laws and regulations.
The California Department of Education is responsible to monitor and audit the use of such funds to ensure that they are expended for eligible pupils according to the purposes for which the legislation was established for such programs. (EC 62002, 62002.5 and 63003)
Economic Impact Aid Allocated to Juvenile Court Schools - Report of Fiscal Year 2010-11 (DOC). This annual report to the Legislature and the Department of Finance identifies the 2010-11 Economic Impact Aid allocations to the County Offices of Education, how these funds were used, and the number of pupils served by these funds in Juvenile Court Schools.