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IDEA, Part B, Section 611, Preschool Local Entitlement

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Local Entitlements, Preschool Program funds are specifically allocated for special education and related services to children with disabilities ages three, four, and five.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
To receive funds, a local educational agency (LEA) must submit a local plan (application) that contains assurances to the state educational agency 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)
Pre-K
Eligible
Age Level(s)
3, 4, 5, (non-kindergarten)

Funding

Legal
Authority
Public Law 108446, IDEA, Part B, Section 611; Budget Item 6110-161-0890, Schedule (3) Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance 84.027A
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
3320 / 8182
Total Available $62,575,985
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 six 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 http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#13682
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#13682
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r18/presclocen13result.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
Phone : 916-327-3507
E-mail : cessman@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Beckie Robinson, Associate Governmental Program Analyst
Phone : 327-327-3530
E-mail : brobinson@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division
Phone : 916-445-4613
Fax : 916-445-4108

Last Modified: February 27, 2014

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