Skip to main content
California Department of Education Logo

Special Education Assembly Bill 602 Apportionment


Funding Description

The Special Education Assembly Bill (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 2021-22
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6500 / 8311
Total Available $3,938,366,000
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. The cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) provided for this fiscal year includes the suspended 2.31 percent 2020-21 statutory COLA and the 1.70 percent 2021-22 statutory COLA. The Out-of-Home Care Program is a 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 18, 2022

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Assembly Bill (AB) 602 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/se/ab602apptdat.asp]
Funding ResultsRes-21: Special Education AB 602 Apportionment [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/ab60221result.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.a.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: November 22, 2021
Related Content
Trending in Funding
No Trending items
Recently Posted in Funding
  • SIP-CIM Funding Results FY 2023-24 (added 21-Jun-2024)
    Funding information for the Supporting Inclusive Practices-Compliance Improvement Monitoring (SIP-CIM) grant for fiscal year 2023.
  • California NBCT Incentive Program (updated 21-Jun-2024)
    California National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) Incentive Program provides incentive awards for California National Board-Certified Teachers who teach in high-priority schools.
  • RFA-23: CSESAP (updated 20-Jun-2024)
    Classified School Employee Summer Assistance Program request for application for funding for school year 202324.
  • RFA-24: CSESAP (updated 20-Jun-2024)
    Classified School Employee Summer Assistance Program request for application for funding for school year 202425.
  • Res-23: Proposition 28: Arts and Music in Schools (updated 19-Jun-2024)
    Proposition 28: Arts and Music in Schools allocation detailing preliminary funding information for fiscal year 202324.