05-13-2008 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #64


Title
Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) Entitlement Grant for 2008-2009

Discussion

The 2008-2009 total IDEA allocation is $15,293,020, and reflects an increase from that of last year of $207,450.00 (+1.4%) for the IDEA, Part B Entitlement.  The IDEA Part B, Pre-School Entitlement Project allocation of $505,263.00 reflects an increase from that of last year of $12,864 (+3%).  These funds will be used to provide services to our exceptional student population. 

The completed 2008-2009 IDEA Grant application will be submitted for approval prior to the May 27, 2008 Board Meeting.



Recommendation

Approve the submission of the 2008-2009 IDEA Grant Application of $15,293,020.00 from the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Entitlement Grant for 2008-2009, and $505,263.00 from the Pre-School Entitlement portion to serve the exceptional students of Brevard Public Schools.



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 5/13/2008
Consent after Information5/27/2008

Authority for Action
Federal - Part IV of the Budget

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Partial

Source of Funding
Special Revenue - Federal

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
08/0915,293,020.00Yes4229280297014VariousVariousVarious
08/09505,263.00Yes4229280297011VariousVariousVarious

Contact
Eva Lewis, ESE Program Support Services