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

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

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
To receive funds, a local educational agency (LEA) must submit to the California Department of Education a local plan (application) 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 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 619; Budget Item 61101610890, Schedule (5); Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance 84.173A
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
3315 / 8182
Total Available $32,632,577
Recipient
Amount
Varies according to allocation formula.
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Funding is based on a federal three-part formula: the California 1997 special education enrollment population (ages 321); the California 2012 K12 public and private school enrollment; and the California 2012 K12 poverty enrollment (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/fedps13result.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 Program Consultant
Phone : 916-327-3507
E-mail : cessman@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Beckie Robinson, Associate Governmental Program Analyst
Phone : 916-327-3530
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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