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2023–24 CARS Data Entry Instructions

Data Entry Instructions for completing the 2023–24 Consolidated Application for Funding Categorical Aid Programs Spring Release forms in the Consolidated Application and Reporting System (CARS).

2023–24 Consolidated Application and Reporting System (CARS) Release


This web page contains instructions for completing the data collection forms included in the Consolidated Application (ConApp) 2023–24 release. It is intended primarily for local educational agency (LEA) staff who are involved in the completion of the ConApp using the Consolidated Application and Reporting System (CARS), but may also be helpful to anyone who is reviewing ConApp data collection forms.

The CARS is a web-based system to apply for funding, collect and report ConApp data, and track categorical program expenditures and activities. The LEA must print the certified ConApp. The Certification of Assurances page must be signed by the LEA Authorized Representative and the entire ConApp must be kept on file in the office of the LEA, per the General Assurances of the 2023–24 ConApp Legal Assurances that are posted on the California Department of Education Consolidated Application web page.

Fiscal Year 2021–22
Fiscal Year 2022–23
Fiscal Year 2023–24
Questions:   ConApp Support Desk | | 916-319-0297
Last Reviewed: Thursday, July 13, 2023
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