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FY 20 Fund Code 258 Significant Disproportionality in Special Education Targeted Federal Program Improvement Grant Extension

The Department remains committed to the goals of the 258 Significant Disproportionality in Special Education Targeted Federal Program Improvement Grants to address the root causes of significant disproportionality and to support the population(s) of students affected by it. However, the Department recognizes the school closures during this international pandemic and consequential emergent need for development and implementation of remote learning plans significantly impact the ability of school districts to meet previously set goals and commitments within previously established timelines. In an effort to ease the current burden of LEAs to meet both their short and long term goals in the service of the Commonwealth's diverse student population, the Department has extended the Project Duration from June 30, 2020 to August 31, 2020. The 258A and 258B Grant postings have already been updated. Unless contacted by the Office of Special Education Planning and Policy Development LEA's are not required to amend their Grant(s).

Please note that for districts identified with significant disproportionality in special education for the 2019-2020 school year, the implementation of comprehensive coordinated early intervening services for FY21 and reviewing/reporting on changes to policies, practices and procedures, remains in place.





Last Updated: April 1, 2020



 
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