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IDEA, Part B-611, Preschool Local Entitlement

The Federal Preschool Program (FPP) Local Entitlement Instructional Program provides funding for special education and services to children with disabilities for preschool children ages three, four, and five.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
To receive funds, a local educational agency (LEA) 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
LEAs 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)
Pre-K
Eligible
Age Level(s)
3, 4, 5, (non-kindergarten)

Funding

Legal
Authority
Public Law 108-446, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B, Section 611; Budget Item 6110-161-0890, Schedule (3)
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2010-11
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
3320 / 8182
Total Available $66,993,312
Recipient
Amount
Varies according to allocation formula
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula The Preschool Local 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 http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#13682
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#13682
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Chris Essman
Phone : 916-327-3507
E-mail : cessman@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Beckie Robinson
Phone : 916-327-3530
E-mail : BRobinson@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division
Phone : 916-445-4613
Fax : 916-445-4108

Last Modified: January 13, 2011

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