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Definition

Categorical funding for the Federal Government targets particular students or programs.  Categorical funding comes with restrictions about how the money can be spent.  The primary sources of categorical funds include:

  • Title I – serving economically disadvantaged students
  • Title II – providing professional development for staff
  • Title III – providing services to English Learners 

Categorical Budget at a Glance 2018/19 Fiscal Year

LCFF 7090 or 7091 Expenditure Guidance 

Title I 3010 Expenditure Guidance

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