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Learning Recovery Emergency Block Grant

Funding Description

Provides funding to county offices of education, school districts, and charter schools to be used for learning recovery initiatives through the 2027-28 school year that, at a minimum, support academic learning recovery, and staff and pupil social and emotional well-being.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) that receive funds pursuant to California Education Code (EC) Section 32526(b) may expend funds to establish learning recovery initiatives through the 2027-28 school year that, at a minimum, support academic learning recovery and staff and pupil social and emotional well-being. All funds received shall only be expended for purposes specified in EC 32526(c).
Other Eligibility Considerations LEAs receiving funds pursuant to EC 32526(b), must report interim expenditures of those apportioned funds to the department by December 15, 2024, and annually thereafter, and a final report on expenditures no later than December 15, 2029. LEAs that do not submit the final expenditure report will forfeit all funds apportioned pursuant to this section.
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Part 19.6 (commencing with EC Section 32525), added by Section 2 of Assembly Bill (AB) 182 (Ch. 53, 2022), as amended by Section 15 of AB 185 (Ch. 571, 2022) and Section 16 of Senate Bill 114 (Ch. 48, 2023); Items 6100-485 and 6100-488, Prov. 4, of the Budget Act of 2023 (Ch. 12 and 38, 2023)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2022-23
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7435 / 8590
Total Available $6,800,050,000
Recipient Amount See Allocation Formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funds are allocated on a per unit basis, pursuant to EC 32526, based on an LEA's 2021-22 fiscal year second period reported kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive, average daily attendance multiplied by its 2021-22 unduplicated pupil percentage calculated pursuant to Section 2574 or 42238.02, as applicable. Funds were fully paid to LEAs in the 2022-23 fiscal year. A recalculation of allocation amounts was made in 2023-24 based on a reduction of funding in the 2023-24 State Budget; overpaid funds will be recovered via offset to the Principal Apportionment or by invoice.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date September 23, 2022

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background LREBG Program Information []
Fiscal Learning Recovery Emergency Block Grant []
Funding ResultsRes-22: Learning Recovery []
Other Funds allocated pursuant to EC 32526(b) shall be spent for allowable purposes specified in EC 32526(c) including, but not limited to, extended learning time, accelerating progress to close learning gaps and integrated pupil supports.


Program School Improvement and Support Office,
Fiscal Categorical Allocations and Audit Resolution Office,
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-327-0538 (phone), 916-327-4873 (fax)
Last Modified: October 2, 2023
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