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Developing, Aligning, and Improving Systems of Academic and Behavioral Supports

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

Funding Description

The purpose of the Improving Systems of Academic and Behavioral Supports (ISABS) is to enable one county office of education (COE), or two COEs applying jointly, to develop and disseminate statewide resources and technical assistance that encourage local education agencies to establish and align schoolwide, data-driven systems of academic and behavioral supports to meet the needs of California's diverse learners.


Eligible Applicants Other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria An individual County Office of Education or two County Offices of Education applying jointly.
Other Eligibility Considerations N/A
Eligible Grade Level(s) Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 18-22 Adult Students
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority AB 104, Chapter 13, Statutes of 2015, specifies that the State Superintendent of Public Instruction will apportion $10,000,000 in one-time funding. (No Education Code available)
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2015-16
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7810 / 8590
Total Available $10,000,000
Recipient Amount $10,000,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The entire grant is awarded to the fiscal agent of the successful applicant or of the successful joint applicants. The budget section of the successful application will clearly describe how funding for demonstration sub-agreements will be allocated to local education agencies and charter schools for the purpose of identifying, evaluating, learning about, or testing the feasibility of effective approaches, as described in Part D, numbers 1–5, of the RFA Overview.

Important Dates

Date Application Available December 21, 2015
Due Date February 19, 2016
Expected Notification Date April 30, 2016

Additional Information

Application Multi-Tiered System of Support []
Background Multi-Tiered System of Support []
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsISABS 2015-16 Funding Results []
Other Unavailable


Program Julia Agostinelli, 916-322-9503,
Fiscal Larina Harris, 916-323-6269,
Division Educator Excellence and Equity Division, 916-323-6269 (phone), 916-323-2928 (fax)
Last Modified: July 6, 2021
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