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Economic Impact Aid


The Economic Impact Aid (EIA) program was a state categorical program for kindergarten through grade twelve. This program is no longer funded. LEAs with carryover EIA funds must continue to meet the intent of original requirements:

  1. Additional English language acquisition programs, support and services for Limited English Proficient students (LEP) and,
  2. State Compensatory Education (SCE) services for Educationally Disadvantaged Youth (EDY) as determined by the local educational agency (LEA).

Economic Impact Aid/Limited English Proficient (EIA/LEP)

To support programs and activities to assist English learners achieve proficiency in the English language as rapidly as practicable and to support programs and activities to improve the academic achievement of English learners. If you have any questions regarding EIA/LEP, please contact Teresa Palomino, Education Programs Consultant, Technical Assistance and Monitoring Office, by phone at 916-319-0678, or by e-mail at TPalomino@cde.ca.gov.

Economic Impact Aid/State Compensatory Education (EIA/SCE)

A school shall use EIA/SCE funds to support programs and activities designed to assist educationally disadvantaged students achieve state standard proficiency. If you have any questions regarding EIA/SCE, please contact Janine Clements, Education Programs Assistant, Title I Policy and Program Guidance Office, by phone at 916-445-4904, or by e-mail at JClements@cde.ca.gov.

Funding Background

Since the adoption of the Local Control Funding Formula includes requirements to serve LEP, EDY, and foster youth the EIA program was de-funded after the 2012-13 allocation cycle. EIA carryover funds must still be reported on the Consolidated Application Reporting System (ConApp) and abide by the rules herein.

The California Department of Education is responsible to monitor and audit the use of such funds to ensure that they are expended for eligible pupils according to the purposes for which the legislation was established for such programs. (EC 62002 and 62002.5)

Questions:   Title I Policy and Program Guidance Office | TitleI@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0917
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
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