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Special Education Assembly Bill 602


Funding Description

The Special Education Assembly Bill (AB) 602 Program provides funding to special education local plan areas (SELPAs) based on the SELPA members funded average daily attendance (ADA) and other data components.

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, 56836.144, 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 2023-24
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6500 / 8311
Total Available $4,509,589,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The AB 602 funding model provides funding to the SELPAs based on the SELPA members funded ADA and rate per unit of ADA. The cost-of-living adjustments provided for this fiscal year is 8.22 percent. The Out-of-Home Care (OHC) and Extraordinary Cost Pool (ECP) Program are both components of the AB 602 funding model. Refer to the OHC and ECP funding profiles for more information.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date February 20, 2024

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Assembly Bill (AB) 602 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/se/ab602apptdat.asp]
Funding ResultsRes-23: AB 602 Apportionment [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/ab60223result.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 Chris Essman, 916-327-3507, cessman@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Principal Apportionment Section, 916-324-4541, pase@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-324-4541
Last Modified: December 8, 2023
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