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Categorical Education Block Grant Funding; Article 6. Targeted Instructional Improvement Block Grant   

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(a) There is hereby established the targeted instructional improvement block grant. Commencing with the 2005-06 fiscal year, the Superintendent shall apportion block grant funds to a school district in the same relative statewide proportion that the school district received in the 2003-04 fiscal year for the programs listed in Section 41541.

(b) If a school district is not in violation of a court order regarding desegregation, the school district may expend funds received pursuant to this article for any purpose authorized by the programs listed in Section 41541 as the statutes governing those programs read on January 1, 2004.

(c) For purposes of this article, "school district" includes a county office of education if county offices of education are eligible to receive funds for the programs that are listed in Section41541. The block grant of a county office of education shall be based only on those programs for which it was eligible to receive funds in the 2003-04 fiscal year.

(d) A school that received funding in the 2000-01 fiscal year, or any fiscal year thereafter, from a desegregation program or a targeted instructional improvement grant program pursuant to Chapter 2.5 (commencing with Section 54200) of Part 29, that was allocated by a school district as part of a court-ordered desegregation program before the school converted to a charter school, shall continue to receive its proportionate share of funding from the school district through the block grant established pursuant to this section if all of the following conditions are met:

(1) The charter school continues to serve the same general population.

(2) The charter school implements the intended goals of the court order.

(3) The court order remains in effect.

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 359, Sec. 2.)

Reference:

Education Code 41541

Education Code 54200 et. seq.