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Special Education State Preschool Grant

This is a one-time state funded Preschool Grant specifically allocated for special education and related services to children with disabilities under Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for preschool children ages three, four, and five. The Preschool Grant Program provides funding for special education and services to children with disabilities ages three through 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
Budget Item 61101610001, Schedule (1), Provision (24)
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
6513 / 8590
Total Available $2,066,000
Recipient
Amount
Varies according allocation formula.
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Pursuant to Section 56838 of the California Education Code, the IDEA allocation formula components are 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
April 1, 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/psbackfil13result.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 : 916-327-3530
E-mail : brobinson@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division
Phone : 916-445-4613
Fax : 916-445-4108

Last Modified: March 18, 2014

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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