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Infant Discretionary Funds

These funds are established for direct early education services to infants who have disabilities. In the past, they were used to offset shortfalls in the growth appropriation for infants. With the implementation of the Early Intervention Program (Part C), the California Department of Education reserved these funds to address unanticipated direct service impacts of transitioning to the new Part C program.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Special Education Local Plan Areas (SELPA) with approved Local Plans are the only eligible recipients to receive these funds for direct early education services for infants who have disabilities.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Not applicable
Eligible
Age Level(s)
0, 1, 2, Infant

Funding

Legal
Authority
Budget Item 6110-161-0001, Schedule 1 Provision 13
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
6515 / 8590
Total Available $1,999,000
Recipient
Amount
varies
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula SELPA per child basis, using the most recent December special education pupil count.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
July 15, 2013

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#24462
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#24462
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r18/infdsc12result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Chris Essman, Education Programs Consultant
Phone : 916-327-3507
E-mail : cessman@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Tami Leise, Associate Governmental Program Analyst
Phone : 916-327-3675
E-mail : tleise@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division
Phone : 916-445-4613
Fax : 916-445-4108

Last Modified: July 1, 2013

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