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

The 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 funds, a local educational agency must submit to the California Department of Education (CDE) a local plan (application) that contains assurances that are consistent with federal and state laws and regulations.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Districts must account for 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

Funding

Legal
Authority
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 2010-11
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
3315 / 8182
Total Available $33,328,928
Recipient
Amount
Varies according to allocation formula
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Funding is based on a federal three-part formula: the 1997 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#13430
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#13430
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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1430 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

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