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ARRA IDEA, Part B-619, Special Education Preschool Grant

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part B, Section 619 preschool funds must be used to serve or benefit children with disabilities ages three through five.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
To receive the first 50 percent of these one-time funds no additional assurance requirements are necessary because CDE accepts the assurances the local education agencies (LEAs) provided in the 2008-09 consolidated and local plan applications. To receive the second 50 percent of these funds, CDE will verify that the LEA has submitted 2009-10 consolidated and local plan applications that contain assurances to the state education agency that is consistent with federal and state laws and regulations.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Districts must account for funds as expenditures for pupils with an individualized eduation plan (IEP) and for the provision of the special education and related services required by students with disabilities in order to benefit from a public education.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Pre-K
Eligible
Age Level(s)
3, 4, 5

Funding

Legal
Authority
Public Law 111-5, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA);Administered in accordance to Public Law 108-446, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B, Section 619; Budget Item 6110-161-0890, Schedule (5)
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2009-10
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
3319 / 8182
Total Available $41,028,219
Recipient
Amount
See funding results
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Funds are configured according to a federal funding formula consisting of a fixed base amount, population (October 2008 CBEDS public enrollment K-12), and poverty (October 2008 free and reduced meal counts K-12).

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
May 11, 2009

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other ARRA funds may be forward funded for the time period February 17, 2009 to June 30, 2009, but are available to September 30, 2011. The first 50 percent of the total available are from state spending authority in fiscal year 2008-09. The ARRA funds shall be reported as fiscal year 2009-10.

Contacts

Program Matika Rawls
Phone : 916-319-0128
E-mail : mrawls@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Matika Rawls
Phone : 916-319-0128
E-mail : mrawls@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division
Phone : 916-445-4613
Fax : 916-445-4108

Last Modified: May 28, 2013

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