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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Funding Description

Funds are used by local educational agencies (LEAs) through the Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) to develop and test procedures, materials, and training to support alternate dispute resolution (ADR) in special education. Parent or guardians of students with disabilities, LEAs, and SELPAs may utilize the ADR program to resolve disputes at the local level.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria LEAs participating for 2013-14 are eligible if they received a grant in the previous year based on a review of the amount expended. They are required to develop and participate in local alternative dispute resolution inside of their Special Education Local Plan Agencies (SELPA), and outside of their SELPA at the request of the California Department of Education (CDE). LEAs for 2013-14 will be granted funds based on CDE's selection.
Other Eligibility Considerations Selected LEAs are required to collect, maintain, and provide data concerning ADR expenditures, training, and activities to the CDE.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Budget Act Item 6110-161-0890, Schedule 4 Provision 2; Public Law 108-446, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; Code of Federal Regulations 34, Part B, Section 611; Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 84.027A
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3395 / 8182
Total Available $300,000
Recipient Amount $15,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The total grant funding of $300,000 is divided equally among the 20 eligible agencies.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date October 12, 2013

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Local Educational Agency Grants []
Fiscal Local Educational Agency Grants []
Funding ResultsAlternative Dispute Resolution Grant FY2013/14 []
Other Unavailable


Program Debra Babyak, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, 916-327-3697,
Fiscal Debbie Rizzo, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, 916-327-3676,
Division Special Education Division, 916-323-1323 (phone), 916-445-4108 (fax)
Last Modified: October 1, 2013

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