Division 9. Secretary for Education Chapter 1. Education Technology Grant Program. Preparation by Eligible Schools, Release of Funds.
(a) Upon notification that the Secretary for Education has calculated the amount of funds available for each school district with eligible schools, CTAP shall:
(1) Work with eligible schools to ensure each district or school site has a technology plan that complies with these regulations.
(2) Obtain award agreements, approved by the governing body of each participating charter school or school district with eligible schools as specified in Section 90002(a)(1), that detail the funds allocated by the Secretary for Education and the charter school or school district's commitment to reduce the student-to-multimedia computer ratio in eligible schools to the ratio specified by the Secretary for Education pursuant to Section 90004(b) of these regulations.
(b) Upon documenting receipt of a technology plan that complies with these regulations, a completed application, and a completed award agreement, CTAP shall forward a copy of the signed assurances and award agreements to the Secretary for Education, who shall request the State Controller release one hundred percent (100%) of the funds encumbered for each eligible school to the school district or charter school.
(c) Participating charter schools or school districts must encumber funds received pursuant to this program by June 30, 2001, by issuing a purchase order or entering into a contract to purchase or lease a sufficient number of computers to meet the student-to-multimedia computer ratio determined by the Secretary for Education pursuant to Section 90004(b) of these regulations. Participating charter schools or school districts must complete and certify the installation of new equipment purchased or leased with Education Technology Grant Program funds by March 1, 2002. Participating charter schools or school districts must file an "End of Grant Expenditure Report/Certification of Completion" with the participating CTAP region within 30 days of installation, and no later than March 1, 2002.
Education Code 52270
Education Code 52270
(Amended by Register 2001, No. 13.)