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Chapter 11. Special Programs Subchapter 18. Grant Program for Healthy Start Article 1. Grants Grant Award Appeal Process.   

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(a) Applicants who wish to appeal the grant award decision regarding the application must submit a letter of appeal to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction or designee.

(b) The letter of appeal must:

(1) Be received by the date specified in the Request for Applications;

(2) Describe the factors which caused the applicant to conclude that the readers did not follow the prescribed rating standards and explain why the score is in conflict with the rating standards described in section 11915 or the grant award process described in section 11920; and

(3) Identify specific information in the application that the applicant believes was overlooked or misinterpreted.

(c) The application will be reevaluated by California Department of Education staff or designees. The final decision on any recommendations to revise the original score of an application and/or fund the application will be made in writing by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, or designee. In the event that the state budget has not been approved for the next fiscal year, notification may be postponed until after state budget approval.

Authority cited:

Education Code 8804(b)

Education Code 8804(i)

Reference:

Education Code 8804

Education Code 8806

(Amended by Register 2005, No. 42.)