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Special Education Extraordinary Cost Pool for NPS/LCI

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.


Funding Description

As part of the Special Education Assembly Bill (AB) 602 formula, this program reimburses special education local plan areas (SELPAs) for extraordinary costs of single placements in nonpublic, nonsectarian schools (NPS) and special education-related services for pupils residing in licensed children's institutions (LCI). Single placement costs in excess of the annual threshold amount will be reimbursed, subject to available funds.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria SELPAs that have extraordinary cost of single placements in NPS and related services in LCI are eligible.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority California Education Code (EC) Section 56836.21; Budget Item 6100-161-0001(1)(16)(b)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2021-22
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6500 / 8311
Total Available $3,000,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Costs for a single placement in excess of the applicable threshold amount will be eligible for reimbursement. The threshold amount for 2021-22 for SELPAs that are not considered necessary small SELPAs as defined in California EC Section 56836.21 is $84,933.06. The threshold amount for 2021-22 for necessary small SELPAs is the lesser of $84,933.06 or one percent of the SELPA's net entitlement for 2019-20 fiscal year. The cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) provided for this fiscal year includes the suspended 2.31 percent 2020-21 statutory COLA and the 1.70 percent 2021-22 statutory COLA. If the total reimbursable amount exceeds the current year appropriation, all claims will be prorated. Note: In addition to the current year appropriation, any funds not used for Necessary Small SELPA's Extraordinary Cost Pool for Mental Health Services are made available for this program, if needed.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date October 31, 2022
Expected Notification Date February 23, 2023

Additional Information

Application Principal Apportionment Data Collection [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/sf/pa/]
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Extraordinary Cost Pool for NPS/LCI [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/se/senpslciecp.asp]
Other Funding for Extraordinary Cost Pool claims are allocated at the Annual Certification of the Principal Apportionment, which is certified by February 20th in the following fiscal year (with that year's First Principal Apportionment certification).

Contacts

Program Halena Le, 916-323-6195, HLe@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Tami Lam, 916-322-4664, TLam@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-324-4541 (phone), 916-324-7141 (fax)
Last Modified: September 9, 2022
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