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Section 8483.3. (Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 318, Sec. 2.)
Cite as: Cal. Educ. Code §8483.3.

(a)The State Department of Education shall select applicants to participate in the program established pursuant to this article from among applicants that apply on forms and in a manner prescribed by the department. To the extent possible, the selection of applicants by the State Department of Education shall result in an equitable distribution of grant awards pursuant to Section 8483.7 to applicants in northern, southern, and central California, and in urban, suburban, and rural areas of California.

(b)The State Department of Education shall consider the following in selecting schools to participate in the program established pursuant to this article, with primary emphasis given to items (1) through (4):

(1)Strength of the educational component.

(2)Quality of the educational enrichment component.

(3)Strength of staff training and development component.

(4)Scope and strength of collaboration, including demonstrated support of the schoolsite principal and staff.

(5)Inclusion of a nutritional snack.

(6)Employment of CalWORKs recipients.

(7)Level and type of local matching funds.

(8)Capacity to respond to program evaluation requirements.

(9)Demonstrated fiscal accountability.

(c)The State Department of Education shall develop reporting requirements and allocation procedures, including procedures to reimburse startup costs for programs established pursuant to this article.

(a)The State Department of Education shall select applicants to participate in the program established pursuant to this article from among applicants that apply on forms and in a manner prescribed by the department. To the extent possible, the selection of applicants by the State Department of Education shall result in an equitable distribution of grant awards pursuant to Section 8483.7 to applicants in northern, southern, and central California, and in urban, suburban, and rural areas of California.

(b)The State Department of Education shall consider the following in selecting schools to participate in the program established pursuant to this article, with primary emphasis given to items (1) through (4):

(1)Strength of the educational component.

(2)Quality of the educational enrichment component.

(3)Strength of staff training and development component.

(4)Scope and strength of collaboration, including demonstrated support of the schoolsite principal and staff.

(5)Inclusion of a nutritional snack.

(6)Employment of CalWORKs recipients.

(7)Level and type of local matching funds.

(8)Capacity to respond to program evaluation requirements.

(9)Demonstrated fiscal accountability.

(c)The State Department of Education shall develop reporting requirements and allocation procedures, including procedures to reimburse startup costs for programs established pursuant to this article.

(a)The department shall select applicants to participate in the program established pursuant to this article from among applicants that apply on forms and in a manner prescribed by the department. It is the intent of the Legislature that the manner prescribed by the department, to the extent possible, allow for short and concise applicant responses. To the extent possible, the selection of applicants by the department shall result in an equitable distribution of grant awards pursuant to Section 8483.7 to applicants in northern, southern, and central California, and in urban, suburban, and rural areas of California.

(b)The department shall consider the following in selecting schools to participate in the program established pursuant to this article:

(1)Percentage of pupils eligible for free and reduced lunch.

(2)Other indicators of need for the program, including, but not limited to, socioeconomic status of the neighborhoods in which participating pupils reside, the percentage of English language learners at the school, and the availability of programs in the community in which participating pupils reside.

(c)The application shall certify all of the following:

(1)Inclusion of an educational element.

(2)Inclusion of an enrichment element. These opportunities may include arts, career technical education, recreation, technology, and other activities to support positive youth development.

(3)That the program will provide a safe physical and emotional environment and opportunities for relationship building, and promote active pupil engagement.

(4)Staff training and development will be provided.

(5)Integration with the regular schoolday and other extended learning opportunities.

(6)Community collaboration, including, but not limited to, demonstrated support of the schoolsite principal and staff.

(7)Opportunities for physical activity.

(8)Inclusion of a nutritional snack.

(9)Fiscal accountability.

(10)Availability of required local matching funds.

(11)That the program will meet all of the evaluation requirements.

(d)Subdivision (b) does not apply to an applicant school that meets the priority criteria described in subdivision (a) of Section 8482.5.





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