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Inventory of the Records of the California Student Aid Commission 1955-1996
R346, R215, F3940  
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Series Description

F3940

Series 1 Administrative Files 1955-1982

Physical Description: 528 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically thereunder.

Scope and Content Note

Administrative files of the Student Aid Commission covering correspondence between the commission and various agencies affiliated with education and/or financial aid. Files cover a range of subject matter, including individual programs governed by the commission; federal, intercollegiate, and out-of-state programs; laws and other considerations affecting financial aid; and study reports.
See Appendix A in Additional Series Information for a complete list of folder titles in the Administrative Files.

Additional Series Information

R346.001, Box 1, folders 1-15

Series 2 College Correspondence 1956-1967

Physical Description: 15 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by name of university.

Scope and Content Note

College Correspondence includes letters received and written by members of the commission and university administrators. The correspondence documents the status of scholarship award winners from each participating university, scholarship award status for each participating university, and schedules of tuition and fee charges.
 

Specialized Programs Unit 1979-1996

Scope and Content

The Student Aid Commission Specialized Programs focus on the various teacher scholarship awards and loans programs administered by the commission, including the Assumption and Loans for Education Program, Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship, Bilingual Teacher Grant, and Carl Perkins Scholarship. Additionally, the Specialized Programs Unit oversees the Law Enforcement Dependent Program and the State Work Study Program.
R215.001, Box 1, folders 16-24

Series 1 Student Aid Commission Specialized Program Reports 1987-1991

Physical Description: 9 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by program title.

Scope and Content

Contains various administrative reports pertaining to the program development of the specialized programs, including application and selection statistics, payment projections, legislative bills, policy bulletins, needs analysis, and proposed amendments to the Higher Education Act of 1965. Files include Assumption Program of Loans For Education status reports, 1987-1991; Bilingual Teacher Grant, 1988-1989; Commission on Teacher Credentials, 1990; Financial Aid Processing System, 1989; Higher Education Amendments of 1992; Information Practices and Needs Analysis, 1988-1989; Paul Douglas and Robert Byrd, 1990-1991; and Policy Bulletins, 1989.
R215.002, Box 2, folders 1-5

Series 2 Student Aid Commission Meeting Files 1993-1994

Physical Description: 5 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by date of meeting.

Scope and Content

Meeting Files contain agenda and minutes pertaining to the overall administrative efforts for the Assumption Program of Loans for Education Program, Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship Program, Bilingual Teacher Grant, Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Program, and State Work Study Program.
R215.003, Box 2, folders 6-21

Series 3 Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship Program (PDTSP) Files 1988-1996

Physical Description: 16 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject headings.

Scope and Content

The Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship Program (PDTSP) Files contain information pertaining to the program management and development of the Paul Douglas scholarship. Subjects discussed in this series include: Application Procedures, 1988-1989; Audit Trails, 1989-1991; Collections, 1987-1989; CSAC and Program Policy and Operations Materials, 1987-1994; CTC Materials, 1987; Federal Legislations, 1991; GPA Requirements for CSU, 1986; Letters and Phone Calls, 1986-1990; Miscellaneous, 1987-1991; Participation Application Files, 1993-1996; Program Manuals, 1993-1994; Regulatory Actions, 1986-1996; and Selection Procedures, 1988-1989.
R215.004, Box 2, folders 22-23

Series 4 Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship Program (PDTSP) Government Correspondence 1986-1987

Physical Description: 2 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by correspondence date.

Scope and Content

The Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship Program is not a state program, rather a federally-run program administered through the California Student Aid Commission. California Education Code Sections 69741 and 69742 provide authority for CSAC to promulgate regulations. As such, the Government Correspondence includes letters sent and received by federal Department of Education officials and SAC members. The subjects discussed in the correspondence include federal program requirements, special grant terms and conditions, certification policies, scholarship program models, and teacher commitment agreements.
R215.005, Box 2, folder 24 - Box 3, folder 8

Series 5 Assumption Program and Loans for Education (APLE) Meeting Files 1983-1986

Physical Description: 11 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by committee name.

Scope and Content

APLE (Assumption Program and Loans for Education) Meeting Files contain agendas and minutes from the various overseeing groups of the APLE, including the APLE Advisory Committee 1985-1986; APLE Advisory Council, 1983-1986; Teacher Shortage Loan Assumption Program (TSLAP) Advisory Committee, 1983-1984; and Student Aid Commission, 1990.The topics found in the Meeting Files include program progress reports, amendments to enabling legislation, and the APLE Advisory Council's implementation and management of the Carl D. Perkins Scholarship.
R215.006, Box 3, folders 8-20

Series 6 Assumption Program and Loans for Education (APLE) Reports 1984-1992

Physical Description: 13 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject heading.

Scope and Content

Files include various reports pertaining to the Assumption Program and Loans for Education (APLE) and its subsidiary programs. Subjects include: APLE Program Review, 1984-1985; APLE and Joint Review, 1986-1987; Joint Legislative Budget Committee, 1984-1985; Legislature Reports, 1985-1995; Phone Surveys, 1984-1989; Program Evaluations, 1984-1985; and Regulatory Actions, 1986-1988.
R215.007, Box 3, folder 21

Series 7 Bilingual Teacher Grant (BTG) Correspondence 1979-1980

Physical Description: 1 file folder

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by date of correspondence.

Scope and Content

Correspondence includes letters sent and received by California Department of Education officials, Student Aid Commission members, and members of the Legislative Budget Committee. The subjects discussed include the appointment advisory council members, the integration of the Bilingual Teacher Corps, and supporting legislation.
R215.008, Box 4, folders 1-2

Series 8 Carl Perkins Scholarship Program Files 1986-1989

Physical Description: 2 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by document date.

Scope and Content

Contains draft and finalized policies for the Carl Perkins Scholarship Program. Subjects discussed include new applicant criteria, rulemaking processes, selection procedures, and finalized regulations.
R215.009, Box 4, folder 3

Series 9 Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents (LEPD) Program File 1989-1990

Physical Description: 1 file folder

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by document date.

Scope and Content

LEPD Program Files include correspondences, template forms, and program information sheets. Subjects discussed include application procedures, scholarship eligibility information, and notification forms for potential award winners.
R215.010, Box 4, folders 4-6

Series 10 State Work Study (SWS) Correspondence 1987-1990

Physical Description: 3 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Scope and Content

Correspondence includes Attorney General Correspondence, 1986; Meeting Notices, 1984; and Supporting Legislation Correspondence, 1984. The subjects discussed include the State Work Study institutional eligibility, funding, employer eligibility, and student eligibility.
R215.011, Box 4, folders 7-14

Series 11 State Work Study (SWS) Meeting Files 1987-1990

Physical Description: 8 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by date of meeting.

Scope and Content

State Work Study Meeting Files contains agendas, minutes, and correspondences from the SWS Advisory Committee and the Student Aid Commission. The subjects discussed in the Meeting Files include program responsibilities, statistics and year end reports, the history of the SWS, and the independent program evaluation mandated by the Office of the Legislative Analyst.
R215.012, Box 4, folders 15-21

Series 12 State Work Study (SWS) Program Files 1986-1988

Physical Description: 7 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject heading.

Scope and Content

The SWS Program Files contains information pertaining to the management and development of the State Work Study program. Files include bill files, correspondence, news articles, operations reports, and scholarship manuals. Subjects discussed in this series include: Background Materials, 1982-1986; Cooperative and Intern Materials, 1986; Fact Sheet, 1987-1988; Operations Manual, 1986; Programs in Other States, 1982-1986; State Work Study Cooperative Manual, 1986.
R215.013, Box 4, folders 22-27

Series 13 State Work Study (SWS) Reports 1985-1990

Physical Description: 6 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject heading.

Scope and Content

Contains various reports pertaining to the State Work Study (SWS), including: Final Reports, 1990; Interim Reports, 1989; Program Statistics, 1987-1989; Reallocation Requests, 1988-1989; SB417, 1985-1986, and Year End Reports, 1988-1989. Subjects discussed in the SWS Reports include scholarship development, budgetary matters, legislative analysis, and correspondence with program participants.