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Learning Communities for School Success Program

This program was established following the passage of Proposition 47, the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act (SNSA).

Program Information

Program Description
Information on grant background, including program purpose and eligibility results.

Funding and Fiscal Management
Request for Applications (RFA), revisions, forms, and funding results.

Technical Assistance

The California Department of Education (CDE) – in collaboration with WestEd – shall provide technical assistance to grantees to support their implementation of evidence-based, non-punitive programs and practices aligned with the goals for students indicated in each of the gran tee's local control and accountability plans. Please direct questions about reporting and technical assistance to LCSSP@wested.org.

Frequently Asked Questions
These Frequently Asked Questions will further help local educational agencies (LEAs) with the completion of their RFA aimed at supporting evidence-based, non-punitive programs and practices to keep the state’s most vulnerable students in school.

Resources
Links to CDE and other relevant resources to improve school climate and enhance student achievement.

Webinar Information

Webinar information will be posted here as it becomes available.

Legal Authority

The LCSSP is authorized by California Education Code (EC) sections 33430–33436 for the coordination and administration of grants and assistance to LEAs in the implementation of the K–12 education portion of Proposition 47. Text for this education code and other pertinent legislation can be accessed at the links below.

EC sections 33430–33436 External link opens in new window or tab.
The Learning Communities for School Success Program (Article 10 added by States. 2016, Ch. 397, Sec. 2.)

Proposition 47 External link opens in new window or tab.
Passed by California voters in 2014, Proposition 47 also is known as the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act.

AB 1014 External link opens in new window or tab.
This legislation is a co-joined bill that established the Learning Communities for School Success Program.

SB 527 External link opens in new window or tab.
This legislation is a co-joined bill that established the Learning Communities for School Success Program.

Contact Information

Questions:   High School Innovations and Initiatives Office | LCSSP@cde.ca.gov
Last Reviewed: Monday, March 8, 2021
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