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FC274 IDEA Federal Targeted Special Education Program Improvement Grant Posted

  • FY2021 FC274 IDEA Federal Targeted Special Education Program Improvement Grant

  • The purpose of the Fund Code 274 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part B (IDEA) Federal Targeted Special Education Program Improvement Grant is to support districts to improve high quality programs that provide services documented on students' IEPs through in-person instruction, remote instruction, or a combination of both, with a strong emphasis on providing in-person instruction to the greatest extent possible.

  • The priorities of this grant align with the following DESE goals to support improved outcomes for students with disabilities in all modes of instruction (in-person, hybrid, remote) by:

    • Strengthening curriculum, instruction, and assessment
    • Promoting educator development
    • Supporting social-emotional learning, health, and safety
    • Using data and technology to support student performance
    • Providing school and classroom settings that have been appropriately modified to accommodate health and safety requirements

  • The Funding Opportunity is available in EdGrants. The Funding Opportunity Name in EdGrants is: DESE - FY21 Fund Code 274 - IDEA Special Education Program Improvement Grant (Federal) TAR

  • Please Note: A large number of eligible grantees for this 274 grant do not have an FY2021 – FY2030 Standard Contract Form (SCF) on file with DESE. Please review this information and take action as soon as possible. Missing SCF can impact start dates on these grant funds. Do not upload these forms into EdGrants. SCF must be hard copy mailed with original signatures (no DocuSign).

Last Updated: November 16, 2020

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