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Special Education Performance Plan Sampling Pilots

Funding Description

Under the Special Education State Performance Plan, the California Department of Education (CDE) is required to develop sampling plans for two indicator areas: (1) Preschool Assessment, and (2) Parent Involvement. One key component of the federal sampling requirement is that school districts with over 50,000 average daily attendance (ADA) must submit data annually while all other districts can submit on a periodic schedule (e.g. every 4 years). The purpose of these grants is to enable those districts over 50,000 ADA to prepare for this annual data collection effort.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Districts that have over 50,000 ADA must participate in the sampling.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) 3, 4, 5


Legal Authority Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004 Section 619 Preschool Grant Part (f) Other State-Level Activities
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2005-06
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 5810 / 8182
Total Available $90,000
Recipient Amount Each of the 9 grantees will receive $10,000.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funding is calculated on the number of students to be assessed and the number of training days to be provided by the local educational agency to assist the CDE.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date May 15, 2006

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program Meredith Cathcart, 916-327-0839,
Fiscal Beckie Robinson, 916-327-3530,
Division Special Education Division, 916-445-8512 (phone), 916-327-5233 (fax)
Last Modified: May 30, 2006

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