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Special Education AB 602 Apportionment


Funding Description

The Special Education AB 602 Program provides funding to Special Education Local Plan Areas (SELPAs) based on the SELPA's average daily attendance (ADA).

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria All SELPAs are eligible for funding.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority California Education Code sections: 56836.14, 56836.148, 56836.15, 56836.21, 56836.22, 56836.24 & 56836.31; Budget Item 6100-161-0001(1)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2020-21
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6500 / 8311
Total Available $3,428,323,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The AB 602 funding model provides funding to the SELPAs based on rate per unit of ADA. There is no cost-of-living adjustment provided for the 2020-21 fiscal year. The Out-of-Home Care Program is another major component of the AB 602 funding model. Two Extraordinary Cost Pool (ECP) funds are also distributed through the AB 602 funding model (refer to the ECP Funding Profile and the Necessary Small SELPA ECP for Mental Health Funding Profile for more information).

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date February 19, 2021

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Assembly Bill (AB) 602 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/se/ab602apptdat.asp]
Funding ResultsRes-20: Special Education AB 602 Apportionment [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/ab60220result.asp]
Other Funds are paid through the Principal Apportionment. Principal Apportionment amounts are calculated three times for each fiscal year: the First Principal Apportionment (P-1) is certified by February 20th, the Second Principal Apportionment (P-2) is certified by June 25th and the Annual calculation is certified by February 20th of the following year (with that year's P-1 certification).

Contacts

Program Halena Le, 916-323-6195, hle@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Halena Le, 916-323-6195, hle@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-324-4541 (phone), 916-324-7141 (fax)
Last Modified: September 11, 2020
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