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


Funding Description

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 (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

Funding

Legal Authority Public Law 108-446, IDEA, Part B, Section 619; Budget Item 6100-161-0890, Schedule (3); Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance 84.173A
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2018-19
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3315 / 8182
Total Available $33,933,080
Recipient Amount Varies according to allocation formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funding is based on a federal three-part formula: December 1997 California Special Management Information System (CASEMIS) pupil count, ages 3 through 21 years, and identified on an IEP; 2015 K-12 enrollment (Public and Private); and 2015 K-12 poverty (Free and Reduced Meal Counts).

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date March 11, 2019

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Local Educational Agency Grants [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#13430]
Fiscal Local Educational Agency Grants [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#13430]
Funding ResultsFederal Preschool Grant FY 2018-19 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r18/fedps18result.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Chris Essman, Education Programs Consultant, 916-327-3507, cessman@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Chris Essman, Education Programs Consultant, 916-327-3507, cessman@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division, 916-445-4613 (phone), 916-445-4108 (fax)
Last Modified: February 24, 2021
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