Chapter 16.5. California Career Technical Education Incentive Grant Program
(a) The California Career Technical Education Incentive Grant Program is hereby established as a state education, economic, and workforce development initiative with the goal of providing pupils in kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive, with the knowledge and skills necessary to transition to employment and postsecondary education. The purpose of this program is to encourage and maintain the delivery of high-quality career technical education programs.
(b) There is hereby appropriated to the department from the General Fund for the program established pursuant to this chapter the following amounts:
(1) For the 2015-16 fiscal year, four hundred million dollars ($400,000,000).
(2) For the 2016-17 fiscal year, three hundred million dollars ($300,000,000).
(3) For the 2017-18 fiscal year, two hundred million dollars ($200,000,000).
(c) For the 2018-19 fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter, one hundred fifty million dollars ($150,000,000) shall be made available to the department, upon appropriation by the Legislature in the annual Budget Act or another statute, for the program established pursuant to this chapter.
(d) Of the amounts appropriated pursuant to subdivisions (b) and (c), 4 percent is designated for applicants with average daily attendance of less than or equal to 140, 8 percent is designated for applicants with average daily attendance of more than 140 and less than or equal to 550, and 88 percent is designated for applicants with average daily attendance of more than 550, unless otherwise determined by the Superintendent in collaboration with the executive director of the state board. For purposes of this section, average daily attendance shall be those figures that are reported at the time of the second principal apportionment for the previous fiscal year for pupils in grades 7 to 12, inclusive. For any applicant consisting of more than one school district, county office of education, charter school, or regional occupational center or program operated by a joint powers authority, or of any combination of those entities, the sum of the average daily attendance for each of the constituent entities shall be used for purposes of this subdivision.
(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 32, Sec. 78.)