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Title III English Learner Student Program

Information and resources from the California Department of Education (CDE) about funding for the education of English learners (EL) through the English Learner Title III federal grant program.

Program Overview
This link provides a description of the primary purposes and a description of the authorized uses of these funds.

EL Consortium Details
This link provides information regarding the formation and operation of the consortium.

Private School Participation
A private school that serves EL students may qualify for funding. This link provides information regarding an obligation to serve students attending private school.

Title III Frequently Asked Questions
This link provides responses to frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to the use of Title III funds and program implementation.

Title III EL Student Demographics
The CDE conducts an annual data collection of EL students enrolled in California's public and private schools. The data collection is conducted primarily as part of the requirements of Title III of the Every Student Succeeds Act.


Present and past funding information:

Apportionment notification:

Directory of Title III funded local educational agencies, direct-funded consortia, and private schools.

Expenditure Reporting
This link provides information on how to complete and submit expenditure report forms. It also contains related informational letters regarding the Title III EL program.

Questions:   Language Policy & Leadership Office | 916-319-0845
Last Reviewed: Thursday, July 23, 2020
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