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IDEA, Part B-611, Local Assistance Entitlement


Funding Description

Local Assistance Entitlement funding is specifically allocated for special education and services to children with disabilities ages five through twenty-one.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria To receive funds, a local educational agency must submit a local plan (application) that contains assurances to the state education agency that is consistent with federal and state laws and regulations.
Other Eligibility Considerations Districts must account for these funds as expenditures for pupils with an individualized education 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) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, through 21

Funding

Legal Authority Public Law 108-446, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B, Section 611; Budget Item 6110-161-0890, Schedule (1)
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2010-11
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3310 / 8181
Total Available $1,038,996,269
Recipient Amount Varies according to allocation formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The Local Assistance Entitlement grant is one of three portions of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 611, Part B. Funding is based on a federal three-part formula: the 1999 special education enrollment population; 2009 K-12 enrollment (public and private); and 2009 K-12 poverty (Free and Reduced Meal Counts).

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date January 15, 2011

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Local Educational Agency Grants [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#13379]
Fiscal Local Educational Agency Grants [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#13379]
Other *Alignment of State Budget Authority with federal law may cause delays in allocating the full federal funding level. This award is being issued at the State Budget Authority level. A Budget Revision is necessary to meet federal funding level for Schedule (1). Once the Budget Revision is approved, amended awards will be issued. Initial payments will be disbursed after receipt of signed Certification of Acceptance of Grant Conditions.

Contacts

Program Chris Essman, 916-327-3507, cessman@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Beckie Robinson, 916-327-3530, BRobinson@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division, 916-445-4613 (phone), 916-445-4108 (fax)
Last Modified: March 23, 2011

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