California Education Audit Appeals Panel

Phone: 916.445.7745  Filing Email:

( Statutory Authority: Education Code Sections 14502.1, 41344 and 41344.1.)

The Education Audit Appeals Panel (EAAP) serves as the neutral arbiter in informal and formal administrative appeals by K-12 local education agencies. EAAP adopts as regulations, according to a statutory timetable, the audit guide used in those annual audits.

Supplement to the 2023-24 Audit Guide

The Education Audit Appeals Panel (EAAP) is providing notice of proposed emergency regulations to supplement the 2023-24 Audit Guide. These changes will be effective on March 1, 2024, for the annual audits, required by Education Code Section 41020 and 41024, for the 2023-24 fiscal year.

EAAP is also providing notice of the opportunity to make written comments regarding the proposed changes to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) and simultaneously to EAAP by March 11, 2024. On February 27, 2024, the Notice, providing information on the public comment process; the Finding of Emergency, which includes an Informative Digest giving a description of the proposed changes; and the text of the proposed regulations were posted on our website and emailed to all those persons who have requested notification of EAAP regulations.

Notice of Proposed Emergency Regulations (February 27, 2024)

Finding of Emergency (February 27, 2024)

2023-24 Supplemental Audit Guide (March 1, 2024)




Title 5, Division 1.5, Chapter 3, Article 1, Section 19810

2021 SLAA Report

In accordance with the State Leadership Accountability Act (SLAA), the Education Audit Appeals Panel submitted the report below, on the review of our internal control and monitoring systems for the biennial period ending December 31, 2021.

2021 SLAA Report

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The Education Audit Appeals Panel (EAAP) is diligently working to ensure its internet website is designed, developed and maintained to be in compliance with California Government Code Sections 7405, 11135, and 11546.7 and in alignment with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, at no less than Level AA standards or higher.

Most static web pages (i.e. HTML pages) on this website meet WCAG 2.0 Level AA standards.

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  • PDF Image-based Documents
  • Word Documents
  • Dynamic and static Charts, Tables, and Graphs

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