English Learner ProgramCalifornia Department of Education program web page.
Migrant Student ProgramCalifornia Department of Education program web page.
Title III InformationFederal funds for language instruction for English learner and immigrant students.
Child Development ProgramCalifornia Department of Education program web page.
21st Century Community Learning CentersFederal grant funds to provide opportunities for communities to establish or expand activities that focus on: Improved academic achievement; Enrichment services that reinforce and complement the academic program, and; Family literacy and related educational development services
After School Education & Safety ProgramProvides funds to schools and districts that to provide safe and educationally enriching alternatives for children and youths during non-school hours.
Special EducationInformation and resources to serve the unique needs of persons with disabilities so that each person will meet or exceed high standards of achievement in academic and nonacademic skills.
Family Involvement & PartnershipsResources and support for parents, guardians, and families of children with disabilities.
Secondary Transition PlanningResources and guidelines to assist youth with disabilities as they transition from school to adult life, including education and training, employment and independent living.
Services and Resources for Students with DisabilitiesPrograms and services available to students with disabilities, publications, training and technical assistance opportunities, and recruitment resources and materials.
Special Education Director's Official LettersFrom the state Director of Special Education providing program clarification on procedural and/or implementation issues.
Special Education Announcements and Current IssuesAnnouncements and Current Issues - Current and upcoming events, time-sensitive issues, and hot topics. Including but not limited to Surrogate Parents, COVID - 19, Restraint and Seclusion, Dyslexia, Behavioral Intervention Plans, and Transition of Special Education and Related Services Previously Provided by County Mental Health Agencies (AB 114).
Nutrition Services ProgramsCalifornia Department of Education program web page.
State Special SchoolsProvides administrative oversight and support to three State Special Schools and three Diagnostic Centers in California
Career Technical Education ProgramA program of study that involves a multiyear sequence of courses that integrates core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge to provide students with a pathway to postsecondary education and careers.
Regional Occupational Centers and Programs (ROCP)Career and workforce preparation for high school students and adults, preparation for advanced training, and the upgrading of existing skills.
California Partnership AcademiesGrant program that uses three-year program (grades ten-twelve) structured as a school-within-a-school. Academies incorporate integrated academic and career technical education, business partnerships, mentoring, and internships.
Specialized Secondary Programs (SSP)Grant funds may be used for programs that provide students with advanced learning opportunities in a variety of subjects. Although these programs retain a core course work element within the approved curriculum, they may specialize in such areas as English-language arts, mathematics, science, history and social science, foreign language, and the visual performing arts.
High School ProgramsSupports local educational agencies, grades nine through twelve, to improve student achievement and transition to postsecondary education and careers. Provides information on graduation requirements, Career and College Readiness, Career Technical Education, Programs for Special Populations (i.e. AVID, Advanced Placement, GATE), and Current Resources for Educators (service learning and class size reduction).
Alternative Schools and Programs of ChoiceProvides different means of attaining the objectives of regular education and meeting students' needs; voluntary for districts, teachers, students, and their parents.
Community Day SchoolsServe high-risk youths, including those referred by expulsion, probation, or a School Attendance Review Board; provide challenging academic curriculum; and develop pro-social skills and resiliency.
Continuation EducationServes students sixteen years of age and older who have not graduated from high school, are at risk of not graduating, and are not exempt from compulsory school attendance.
County Community SchoolsServes students who are referred by a parent or a School Attendance Review Board, paroled, on probation, expelled, homeless, or not attending school.
Countywide Plans for Expelled StudentsCounty superintendents, and superintendents of the districts within the county, develop countywide plans for providing educational services to all expelled pupils.
Diploma Plus High SchoolsServes students fifteen years of age and older who have not reached their potential in a traditional secondary school setting and are at risk of not graduating from high school.
District of Choice ProgramInformation on the District of Choice program, which allows local educational agencies (LEAs) to accept student transfers under the "District of Choice" provisions.
Home and Hospital InstructionSchool districts provide home and hospital instruction to maintain instructional continuity during a student's temporary disability.
Independent Study ProgramA voluntary alternative instructional strategy for providing regular education; available from kindergarten through adult education.
Juvenile Court SchoolsServe students under the protection or authority of the juvenile court system and incarcerated in juvenile halls, homes, ranches, camps, day centers, or regional youth facilities.
Magnet Program and SchoolsPrograms or schools offered through school districts to meet students' choice and enrollment needs.
TruancyInformation and resources that define truancy and truancy penalties and other related information.
Improving Academic AchievementIncludes Title I, Part A federal funds help to meet the educational needs of students in California schools; and Title 1, Part D federal funds for supporting the operation of local educational agency programs that collaborate with locally operated correctional facilities
School Improvement-CSIComprehensive Support and Improvement
School Improvement-TSITargeted/Additional Support and Improvement
Prevention and InterventionTitle I, Part D- Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth Who are Neglected, and Delinquent, or At-Risk
Local Agency Systems Support OfficeResponsible for supporting districts in understanding the program planning and accountability requirements of the Local Control Funding Formula, including the development and implementation of Local Control and Accountability Plan as articulated in statute and regulations.
Parent and Family ResourcesInformation for parents and family members about becoming involved in the education of their children.
Family EngagementTitle I Part A Family Engagement - Information related to implementation of programs, activities, and procedures for the engagement of parents and family members of Title I students.
Foster Youth Services Coordinating ProgramCalifornia Department of Education program web page.
Foster Youth in California SchoolsInformation, resources, and educational outcomes for foster youth students.
Homeless Education ProgramCalifornia Department of Education program web page.
American Indian ProgramProgram information for local educational agencies, Indian tribes and organizations, and other entities about meeting the unique academic, cultural, and linguistic needs of American Indian students.
California System of SupportCalifornia's system of support is one of the central components of California’s accountability and continuous improvement system. Part of the state's accountability system. Provides information on Lead Agencies, Multi-Tiered System of Support, Early Literacy Support Grant, Special Education Resource Leads, Community Engagement Initiative, Educator Workforce Investment Grant, and Statewide System of Support.
Distance LearningGuidance and resources for schools and families
Dyslexia InformationGeneral information on dyslexia and related California Department of Education (CDE) programs, projects, and resources.
Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional MaterialsInformation on all subject areas taught at public schools.
Drivers EducationResources and laws for driver education provided by public schools.
Health Services and School NursingInformation and resources concerning meeting students' health-related needs at school.
Mental Health and SchoolsProvides strategies, resources, and training in psychological and mental health issues, including coping with tragedy, crisis intervention and prevention, school psychology and suicide prevention.
Multi-Tiered System of SupportsA framework that aligns Response to Instruction and Intervention with the California State standards and the systems necessary to ensure academic, behavior, and social success.
Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM)Also includes STEAM which is Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Approaches for integrated instruction.
Coordinated School Health and Safety OfficeCalifornia Department of Education program web page.
Workability Program The program is funded and administered by the CDE. The WAI program provides comprehensive pre-employment skills training, employment placement and follow-up for high school students in special education who are making the transition from school to work, independent living, and postsecondary education or training. Program services are appropriate to individual student needs, abilities, and interests
California Community Schools Partnership Program (CCSPP)Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about California Community Schools Partnership Program
California Community Schools Partnership (CCSPP) Proposed Application Process and Administration PlanSource: Item 17 on the SBE Agenda for November 2021
School of Origin Transportation for Youth in Foster CareStrategies and tips from the CA Foster Youth Education Task Force November 2021