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Grant Allocations & Awards: FY2013

Fund Code: 235
Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Partnership Programs for Students with Disabilities

Funds Allocated: $60,000 (State)
Funds Requested: $60,000
Purpose: For a discretionary grant program to provide funds to school districts and public institutions of higher education partnering together to offer inclusive concurrent enrollment programs for students with disabilities, as defined in section 1 of chapter 71B of the General Laws, between the ages of 18 and 22, inclusive; provided, that the grant program shall be limited to students who are considered to have severe disabilities and, in the case of students age 18 or 19, shall be limited to students with severe disabilities who have been unable to achieve the competency determination necessary to pass the Massachusetts comprehensive assessment system exam; provided further, that said students with disabilities shall be offered enrollment in credit and noncredit courses that include nondisabled students, including enrollment in noncredit courses and credit bearing courses in audit status for students who may not meet course prerequisites and requirements and that the partnering school districts shall provide supports, services and accommodations necessary to facilitate a student's enrollment…. [Line Item 7061-9600]
Number of Proposals Received: 2
Number of Proposals Recommended: 2
Number of Proposals Not Recommended: 0
Result of Funding: With this funding, public institutions of higher education will partner with public school districts to engage in planning to form inclusive two concurrent enrollment (ICE) partnerships that serve students with disabilities as described above. Now in its seventh year, the existing ICE program as a whole serves 47 students in Spring 2013. Creation of two new partnerships through this competitive grant will increase the capacity of the program. Grant awards for this current application will be $30,000 each.
RecipientAmount
University of Massachusetts Amherst$30,000
Westfield State University30,000
Total State Funds$60,000


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Last Updated: May 2, 2013
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