05-25-2010 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #61


Title
2010-2011 Cooperative Agreement with Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic (RFB&D)

Discussion

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic (RFB&D) is a Federal/State agency which records books on tape for students with visual impairments or dyslexia.  The school district will provide a school membership that includes 25 to 100 books and listening equipment for each school.  There are currently 2700 audio books in circulation to 75 elementary, middle and high schools.  Funding will be provided through our Individuals with Disabilities (IDEA) Part B, Entitlement, and will not exceed a total of $28,050.00.



Recommendation

Approve the Cooperative Agreement between the School Board of Brevard County, Florida and the Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic(RFB&D), "Learning through Listening".



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 5/25/2010
Consent after Information6/15/2010

Authority for Action
84.027A, IDEA Part B Entitlement

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Yes

Source of Funding
Special Revenue - Federal

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
10-11$28,050.00Yes42292804110146300312000

Contact
Sue Carver for Eva Lewis, Director, ESE Program Support, x520


Attachment:  RFB&D Contract FY 11 Brevard.pdf