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IDEA, Part B-611, State Institutions

Funding Description

Funding supports the education of students with disabilities as defined by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The affected state agencies are the State Special Schools, particularly, the California School for the Blind and the California School for the Deaf in Fremont; the California School for the Deaf in Riverside; the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Division of Juvenile Justice (formerly California Youth Authority), and the Department of Developmental Services (DDS).


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria To receive funds, a local education 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 provisions 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) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, Through 22


Legal Authority Public Law 108-446, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B, Section 611; Budget Item 6110-161-0890, Schedule (2)
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2010-11
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3400 / 8182
Total Available $1,684,419
Recipient Amount Varies according to funding formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The State Institutions 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 []
Fiscal Local Educational Agency Grants []
Other Unavailable


Program Chris Essman, 916-327-3507,
Fiscal Beckie Robinson, 916-327-3530,
Division Special Education Division, 916-445-4613 (phone), 916-445-4108 (fax)
Last Modified: January 13, 2011

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