Article 4. School Housing Aid for Compensatory Education Purposes
Not to exceed thirty-five million dollars ($35,000,000) of the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized by the State School Building Aid Bond Law of 1966 may be expended pursuant to this article as grants to assist school districts.
Allocations and grants under this article shall be made by the State Allocation Board, upon application of an eligible school district, for the purposes and projects designated by the district and approved by the Director of Compensatory Education. The purposes and projects shall be provided for pupils in any kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 9, inclusive, and for children participating in preschool programs. The Director of Compensatory Education may establish priorities for purposes of allocations and grants under this article based upon comparative needs of school districts and the urgency thereof. No interest shall be charged to a school district for an allocation or grant made under this article to the school district.
(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. Operative January 1, 1998.)