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Special Education Mental Health Services (State)


Funding Description

Funds are apportioned to local educational agencies (LEAs) based on average daily attendance (ADA). They are used to support all mental health-related services to students with or without an individualized education program pursuant to the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and as described in the California Education Code sections 56363 and 56836.07.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Funds must be used to support all mental health-related services to students with or without an individualized education program.
Other Eligibility Considerations LEAs must have an approved SELPA Local Plan on file with the California Department of Education.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority California Education Code Section 56836.07; Budget item 6100-161-0001(14)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2023-24
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6546 / 8590
Total Available $437,168,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funds for LEAs are based on ADA reported for the current year Second Principal Apportionment multiplied by a rate per ADA. An adjustment is made to the rate per ADA, consistent with existing law, for the Los Angeles County Office of Education SELPA (aka Los Angeles Juvenile Court and Community School).

Important Dates

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

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Mental Health Services [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/se/sep1appnform04.asp]
Other Funds are paid through the Principal Apportionment. The First Principal Apportionment (P-1) is certified by February 20th and the Second Principal Apportionment (P-2) is certified by June 25th. Entitlement amounts are subject to change at P-1 and P-2, with funding rates becoming final at the P-2.

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
Last Modified: December 8, 2023
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