Antibias Education Grant 2023 Executive Summary - Legislative ReportExecutive Summary of the 2023 Legislative Report to the Governor, Legislature, and the Legislative Analyst’s Office on the Implementation of the Antibias Education Grant Program.
Implementation of the Antibias Education Grant 2023 Report to the Governor, Legislature, and the Legislative Analyst’s Office
Prepared by: Educator Excellence and Equity Division, Professional Learning Innovations Office
California Department of Education
This report is required by Section 157 of the Budget Act of 2021 (Assembly Bill [AB] 130, Chapter 44, Statutes of 2021) and Section 138 of the Education Omnibus Budget Trailer Bill of 2022 (AB 181, Chapter 52, Statutes of 2022). The Budget Act of 2021 appropriated $10 million for the Antibias Education Grant Program, with an additional $10 million included in the Budget Act of 2022.
The purpose of the Antibias Education Grant Program is to prevent, address, and eliminate racism and bias in all California public schools, and make all public schools inclusive and supportive of all people. An Antibias Education Grant shall be used for training and resources to prevent and address bias or prejudice toward any group of people based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, immigration status, language, or any actual or perceived characteristic listed in Section 422.55 of the Penal Code. Emphasis shall be on preventing bias or prejudice toward groups, including, but not limited to, Jews and members of the Jewish community, African Americans, Asian-Pacific Islanders, Latinos, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning youth.
For the 2021−22 fiscal year, a minimum of 50 grants are required to be awarded to local educational agencies (LEAs) through a competitive application process. Additionally, for the 2022–23 fiscal year, a minimum of 50 grants will be awarded to LEAs through a competitive application process. An LEA shall not receive a grant for less than $75,000 or more than $200,000 with funds available for expenditure or encumbrance through the 2025−26 fiscal year. This report provides a summary of the recipients awarded funding under the Antibias Education Grant Program.
A total of 137 applications were submitted within the posted timeline, and ultimately 75 LEAs were selected to receive funding under the Antibias Education Grant Program. Out of the 75 LEA grantees, 41 were school districts, 10 were county offices of education, and 24 were directly funded charter schools.
If you have any questions regarding this report, please contact Alison Pettit, Education Programs Consultant, Educator Excellence and Equity Division, by phone at 916-323-3927, or by email at email@example.com.
You can find this report on the California Department of Education Antibias Education Grant Program web page. If you need a copy of this report, please contact Alison Pettit, Education Programs Consultant, Educator Excellence and Equity Division, by phone at 916-323-3927 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.