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Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Local Assistance Entitlements


Funding Description

The Local Agency Entitlements, IDEA, Special Education funds are specifically allocated for special education and services to children with disabilities ages five through twenty-one.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria To receive funds, a local educational agency (LEA) must submit a local plan to the state educational agency that contains assurances that are 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) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, through 21

Funding

Legal Authority Public Law 108446, IDEA, Part B, Section 611; Budget Act Item 6110-161-0890, Schedule (1) Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance 84.027A
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3310 / 8181
Total Available $978,172,242
Recipient Amount Varies according to allocation formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funding is based on a federal three-part formula: December 1999 California Special Education Management Information System (CASEMIS) pupil count, ages three through twenty-one years, and identified on an IEP; 2012 K12 enrollment (Public and Private); and 2012 K12 poverty (Free and Reduced Meal Counts).

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date February 28, 2014

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Local Educational Agency Grants [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#13379]
Fiscal Local Educational Agency Grants [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#13379]
Funding ResultsLocal Assistance Entitlements Grant FY2013-14 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r18/locasst13result.asp]
Other Initial payment will be issued upon receipt of signed Certification of Acceptance of Grant Conditions on the Grant Award Notification.

Contacts

Program Chris Essman, Education Programs Consultant, 916-327-3507, cessman@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Beckie Robinson, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, 916-327-3530, brobinson@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division, 916-445-4613 (phone), 916-445-4108 (fax)
Last Modified: November 25, 2014

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