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Education Protection Account


The Education Protection Account (EPA) provides local educational agencies (LEAs) with general purpose state aid funding pursuant to Section 36 of Article XIII of the California Constitution. The EPA funding is a component of an LEA's total LCFF entitlement as calculated in the Principal Apportionment.

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Questions:   Principal Apportionment Section | PASE@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-4541
Last Reviewed: Friday, September 10, 2021
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