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Special Education Early Intervention Preschool Grant


Funding Description

Funding is provided to ensure preschool pupils receive appropriate interventions and services as needed before the pupil falls behind academically. Early intervention services and supports provided to children who are at risk of falling significantly behind, including children with disabilities, can reduce the need for additional services in future years.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Only school districts are eligible.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Pre-K
Eligible Age Level(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Funding

Legal Authority California Education Code section 56836.40 amended by Section 160 of Assembly Bill 130 (Chapter 44, Statutes of 2021); Budget Item 6100-161-0001(2)(24)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2021-22
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6547 / 8590
Total Available $260,000,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The per pupil amount is calculated by dividing the amount appropriated in the annual Budget Act for purposes of this section by the total number of preschool children with exceptional needs (statewide total number of pupils in grade 1 with exceptional needs using Fall 1 Census special education data). Then calculate the apportionment for each school district by multiplying the per pupil amount by the total number of preschool children with exceptional needs calculated for the school district (total number of pupils in grade 1 with exceptional needs residing in the school district using Fall 1 Census special education data).

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date February 18, 2022

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Early Intervention Preschool Grant [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/se/seeipg.asp]
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Chris Essman, 916-327-3507, CEssman@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Tami Lam, 916-322-4664, tlam@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-324-4541 (phone), 916-324-7141 (fax)
Last Modified: May 18, 2022
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