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IDEA, Part B, Section 611, Local Assistance Entitlements


Funding Description

The Local Agency Entitlements, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Special Education funds are specifically allocated for special education and services to children with disabilities ages three through twenty-one.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria To receive funds, a local educational agency (LEA) must submit a local plan to the state educational agency 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, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, through 21

Funding

Legal Authority Public Law 108-446, IDEA, Part B, Section 611; Budget Act Item 6100-161-0890, Schedule (1) Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance 84.027A
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2020-21
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3310 / 8181
Total Available $1,172,722,000
Recipient Amount Varies according to funding formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funding is based on a federal three-part formula: December 1999 California Special Education Management Information (CASEMIS) pupil count, ages 3 through 21 years, and identified on an IEP; 2019 K-12 enrollment (Public and Private school); and 2019 K-12 poverty (Free and Reduced Meal Counts).

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date February 26, 2021

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Local Educational Agency Grants [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#pca13379lae]
Fiscal Local Educational Agency Grants [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#pca13379lae]
Funding ResultsLocal Assistance Entitlements [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r18/locasst20result.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Chris Essman, Education Programs Consultant, 916-327-3507, CEssman@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Timothy Nash, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, 916-319-0465, PPL@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division, 916-445-4613 (phone), 916-445-4108 (fax)
Last Modified: April 14, 2021
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