Economic Impact Aid
The Economic Impact Aid (EIA) program was a state categorical program for kindergarten through grade twelve. This program is no longer funded. LEAs with carryover EIA funds must continue to meet the intent of original requirements:
- 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 Stephanie Woo, Education Programs Consultant, Technical Assistance and Monitoring Office, by phone at 916-323-1025, or by e-mail at SWoo@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 Alan Frank, Education Programs Consultant, Title I Monitoring and Support Office, by phone at 916-319-0251, or by e-mail at AFrank@cde.ca.gov.
Funding Considerations: What Has Not Changed
Since the adoption of the Local Control Funding Formula includes requirements to serve LEP, EDY, and foster youth the EIA program was de-funded after the 2012-13 allocation cycle. EIA carryover funds must still be reported on the ConApp and abide by the rules herein.
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)