September 20, 2007
ISBE DELL e-Broadcast 2007.71: Increase in Title III
LIPLEPS and IEP Funding for FY08,....NOW Available!!
Dear Bilingual Education Directors:
The final FY08 per student dollar allocation has been
determined for Title III LIPLEPS and IEP funding.
- If your district applied for FY08 LIPLEPS
funds at the initial level of $100 per student, the
amount is now $159 per student.
- If your district applied for FY08 IEP funds
at the initial level of $125 per student, the final
IEP amount is now $270 per student.
PLEASE revise your Title III budgets (LIPLEPS and IEP)
upwards as soon as possible. The Title III budgets will
not be approved at the initial level requested. Please
- Your revised LIPLEPS and/or revised IEP
budgets will be considered REVISED INITIAL BUDGETS,
- File your final FY07 expenditure reports
ASAP to see if you also have FY07 carryover funds available
- Please plan to revise your Title III budget(s)
up to the full amount of ALL available funds shown on
FRIS. (FY07 Carryover & FY08)
- The full FY08 allocations will be available
soon on FRIS.
- You can access the budget forms from your
FY08 application which should still be found on your
- If you plan to
purchase equipment that costs more than $500 per unit,
your REVISED INITIAL BUDGET will have to include a Rationale for Equipment Purchase
Request form, which is also available in the FY08
If you have any questions
on how to file an initial revised budget or any questions
on your district’s
specific funding level, please call your principal consultant
at 312-814-3850. The list of districts/ISBE DELL consultants
is available at: http://www.isbe.net/bilingual/pdfs/ell_contacts.pdf.
If you have questions on the appropriate uses of Title
III funds, please call your principal consultant.
Special Instructions for LIPLEPS Cooperatives:
- If you are the administrative agent for a LIPLEPS
cooperative, please call all your cooperative member
districts and tell them that the per LIPLEPS pupil
amount has been revised upwards from $100 to $159 per
Please ask each member district for a revised
initial budget at the new upwards amount. List the name(s)
of the member(s) and their new LIPLEPS totals in 4100/700
on your revised initial budget. Also include copies
their new budgets with your submission.
- If you are a member district in a LIPLEPS cooperative,
please call your administrative agent district and
provide the agent district with a revised initial
the use of your LIPLEPS funds.
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