Quality Education Investment Act (QEIA)

Deborah Ernst

deborah.ernst@lausd.net

333 S. Beaudry Ave.
16th Floor
Los Angeles , CA 90017

 

PHONE:

(213) 241-6990
(213) 241-6996

FAX:

(213) 241-8032 or
(213) 241-8033


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OVERVIEW

    • Decile 1 and 2 schools are eligible
    • 38% of eligible schools will be funded
    • Four years to implement
    • 2007-08: 66% funding first year
    • Funding is:
      • $500 per pupil in kindergarten through grade three
      • $900 per pupil in grades four through eight
      • $1,000 per pupil in grades nine through twelve

INTENT OF LEGISLATION

    • Improve pupil achievement
    • Develop exemplary District and school practices that will attract and retain staff
    • Focus school resources on instructional improvement in a comprehensive manner
    • Provide maximum flexibility on use of state categorical funds, with the exception of EIA

ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM OPTION

    • 15% of funding allocated for this program
    • Priority to high schools with severe facility needs

WAIVER SCHOOLS

    • Funding based on percent of eligible students

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

    • Class Size Reduction
    • High schools must have a 300:1 Pupil-to-Counselor ratio
    • All teachers must be highly qualified under the No Child Left Behind definition
    • School's average teacher experience shall equal the District's average teacher experience
    • Teachers must have an average of 40 hours of professional development

ACCOUNTABILITY

    • Must exceed the average API targets for 2008-09 to 2010-11
    • Regular QEIA program schools must meet annual growth targets and alternative program schools must exceed annual growth targets from 2011-12 to 2013-14 or they may be subject to state sanctions

2012-13 QEIA Schools

2012-13 Program and Budget Handbook

SPSA Update Page - Class Size Reduction -Coming Soon

SPSA Update Page - General-Coming Soon

2012-13 Budget Justification Page


April 29th, 2010 QEIA Webcast
CCESA, in collaboration with the Northern and Southern Technical Assistance Centers presented information focused on 2009-10 CSR monitoring and a preview of the 2010-11 CSR requirements.In 2010-11, the “no more than 27” rule and the “non-core classes” rule become effective and were introduced and discussed.

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