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QEIA Resources

Resources for districts receiving Quality Education Investment Act (QEIA) funds.


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QEIA State Review Documents

A QEIA State Review is required per California Education Code (EC) Section 52055.740(a)(1)(D)(5) that states beginning in the fifth year (2011-12), those QEIA funded schools that do not meet their annual API school-wide growth targets shall be subject to "state review, assistance, and teimeline requirements."

Quality Education Investment Act State Review for Regular Schools Application (DOC)
This document will guide the school site principal, with assistance of the district, through a process to fulfill the state review requirements.

Annual Academic Performance Index Growth Target Summary and School Plan Analysis Report (DOC)
This document is a template to be completed by the LEAs and/or schools that are required to perform a state review and return the analysis to the California Department of Education.


The QEIA of 2006 program provides funding to improve academic instruction and student academic achievement in fiscal year 2007–08. In May 2012 most QEIA reporting forms were removed because reporting is now completed online. Only the QEIA Expenditure Report Worksheet was retained.

The QEIA Monitoring and Reporting System (Q-MARS)
This system, which replaces handwritten reports, is to be used is to report QEIA expenditures, narrative descriptions, and Pooled Funds expenditures.

The Q-MARS Instructions
Instructions for using the Q-MARS.


QEIA Expenditure Report Worksheet (XLS)
This optional worksheet records expenditures by Object Code. The official expenditure data must be submitted via Q-MARS.

Other Resources

Questions and Answers (Q & A)
Answers to commonly asked questions about the application process, expenditures, professional development, and accountability.

Professional Development Requirements
An overview of professional development requirements for school districts, schools, administrators, teachers and paraprofessionals participating in the Quality Education Investment Act.

District Teacher Experience Targets
The average level of teaching experience that QEIA schools must meet or exceed by 2010-11.

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, July 13, 2016
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