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California Partnership Academies Program (Proposition 98 funds)

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


Funding Description

This is annual funding for the currently operating California Partnership Academy (CPA) programs included in the State Budget. The CPAs are effective school/district/business partnerships providing integrated academic and career technical instruction to students who are at risk of dropping out of school or who are not motivated by traditional curricula. The CPA model, a school-within-a-school for students in the tenth through twelfth grades, establishes viable partnerships with either the business community or the public sector, or both. Emphasis is placed on student achievement, attendance, and program accountability.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria This is annual funding for current operational CPA programs included in the State Budget. The CPA model is mandated per Education Code sections 54690–54696. They are effective school/district/business partnerships, providing integrated academic and career technical instruction to students who are at risk for dropping out of school or who are not motivated by traditional curricula. The CPA model is a school-within-a-school for students in tenth through twelfth grades. Emphasis is placed on student achievement, attendance, and program accountability.
Other Eligibility Considerations Existing: In order to receive funding, CPAs must submit a Letter of Intent, committing funds to the model mandated in Education Code sections 54690–54696, Each academy must also submit with the Letter of Intent, the 2017–18 Proposed Budget. These documents are due by May 31, 2017.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority Unavailable
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2017-18
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7220 / 8590
Total Available $18,831,000
Recipient Amount Maximum funding is $81,000 and determined by academy student enrollment and performance.
Match Requirement Yes
Allocation Formula Allocation is based on the number of qualifying student enrollment (amount per student X # of students to qualify, grades 10–12). The student amount depends on the implementation level of the academy and State Budget allocation. The criteria for a qualified pupil can be found in Education Code 54691.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date May 31, 2017
Expected Notification Date September 30, 2017

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background California Partnership Academies (CPA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp]
Fiscal California Partnership Academies (CPA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp]
Other The next Educating for Careers/California Partnership Academies Conference takes place March 4–6, 2018. Check the California Department of Education’s Web site for more information. http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp

Contacts

Program Jerry Winthrop, 916-319-0457, jwinthrop@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Nicole Pineda, 916-323-5144, NPineda@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-319-0893 (phone), 916-319-0168 (fax)
Last Modified: July 19, 2017
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