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Federal Grant Programs

IDEA

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Federal Special Education Entitlement Grant provides funds to ensure that eligible students with disabilities receive a free and appropriate public education that includes special education and related services designed to meet their individual needs in the least restrictive environment. The priorities of IDEA are to:

  1. Ensure that all children with disabilities have available to them a free and appropriate public education that emphasizes special education and related services designed to meet their unique needs and prepare them for further education, employment, and independent living;
  2. Ensure that the rights of children with disabilities and their parents are protected;
  3. Assist states, localities, educational service agencies, and Federal agencies to provide for the education of all children with disabilities;
  4. Assess and ensure the effectiveness of efforts to education children with disabilities.

All materials needed to apply for FY2021 IDEA Fund Code 240 are posted with the grant RFP

FY2021 IDEA 240 allocation amounts by district

All materials needed to apply for FY2021 IDEA Fund Code 262 are posted with the grant RFP

FY2021 IDEA 262 allocation amounts by district


Visit the Office of Special Education Planning & Policy for more information on special education services.

Last Updated: July 27, 2020

 
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