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School and Library Improvement Block Grant

Repository archive entry for the School and Library Improvement Block Grant program in the Programs No Longer Administered by the California Department of Education (CDE) Section of the CDE Web site.

Added to Programs No Longer Administered by the California Department of Education (CDE) on March 26, 2019.

This information is for historical purposes only and it is possible that information contained here may not be current.

Program Name:

  • School and Library Improvement Block Grant

Time Period:

  • Funded through 2012–13
    Effective 2013–14, the School and Library Improvement Block Grant (SLIBG) program was subsumed into the local control funding formula.

Applicable Statutes/Regulations:

  • California Education Code (EC) sections 41570–41573

Source of Appropriation/Budget Act Item:

  • Budget Act Item 6110-247-0001

Program Description:

The SLIBG program combined the School Library Materials (SLM) and School Improvement Program (SIP) into one block grant. In order to be eligible for SLIBG funding, a school district or county office of education must have participated in either or both SLM or SIP in the 2003–04 fiscal year. Local educational agencies (LEAs) that participated in the SIP prior to the inclusion in the block grant could use the funds for any purpose previously authorized by both programs as determined by the school advisory committee. LEAs that did not participate in the SIP could only use the funds for the SLM.

SACS Resource/Revenue Codes:

  • 7395 / 8590

Flexibility:

  • EC Section 42605 authorized complete flexibility for this funding for fiscal years 2008–09 through 2012–13. During those years a school district or county office of education could use funds received for any educational purpose.
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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, September 23, 2020