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Official Letter
California Department of Education
Official Letter
May 27, 2022

Dear Alameda County Superintendent of Schools:

Apportionment for Financial Distress Funding for
Oakland Unified School District
Fiscal Year 2021–22

This apportionment, in the amount of $10,008,000, is made from the General Fund to the Oakland Unified School District pursuant to Provision 2 of Item 6100-488 of the Budget Act of 2021 (Chapter 21, Statutes of 2021) as amended by Senate Bill 129 (Chapter 69, Statutes of 2021) and California Education Code (EC) Section 42160. Funding is provided to cover a portion of the district’s projected operating deficit for Fiscal Year 2021–22 upon certification by the Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team, with concurrence from the Alameda County Superintendent of Schools that certain conditions described in EC Section 42160(c) have been met. This apportionment reflects 100 percent of available funds.

The Alameda County Superintendent of Schools was notified of this apportionment by email which was sent to the CDEfisc email address. The California Department of Education (CDE) requested that the email be forwarded to the Oakland Unified School District, and included the link to this letter and the apportionment schedule which are posted by program name on the CDE web page at

A warrant will be mailed approximately three weeks from the date of this letter. For standardized account code structure coding, use Resource Code 0000, Unrestricted, and Revenue Object Code 8590, All Other State Revenue.

If you have any questions regarding this apportionment, please contact the Categorical Allocations and Audit Resolutions Office by email at


Elizabeth Dearstyne, Director
School Fiscal Services Division


Last Reviewed: Tuesday, July 05, 2022
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