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:
All materials needed to apply for FY2023 IDEA Fund Code 240 are posted with the grant RFP
FY2023 IDEA 240 allocation amounts by district
All materials needed to apply for FY2023 IDEA Fund Code 262 are posted with the grant RFP
FY2023 IDEA 262 allocation amounts by district
Guidance to IDEA by Topic
Resources for Program Directors
Office of Public School Monitoring
Visit the Office of Special Education Planning & Policy for more information on special education services.
Last Updated: August 5, 2022
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