06-12-2012 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #36


Title
2012-2013 Grant Application for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Entitlement, Part B and PreK

Discussion

The IDEA, Part B Entitlement for 2012-13 is $15,506,417 of which  $787,440.06 is set aside for Proportionate Share for Parentally Placed Private School students.  In addition, the separate Entitlement for PreK is $486,387.  The amounts reflect a decrease of $73,283 in Part B and an increase of $7,760 in PreK.

The IDEA application specifies the use of grant funds specifically to support students with disabilities including Parentally Placed Private School students and PreK student with disabilities.  The grant funds provide salaries for Teachers, Instructional Assistants, Staffing Specialists, Psychologists, Behavior Analysts, Behavior Techs and other ESE-related staff.  The grant provides funding for contractual services with community agencies that provide transition services, school to work experiences, family support, mental health services and nursing services.  Professional Development, materials, supplies and technology for individual students, classrooms and staff are also included in the grant application.



Recommendation

Approve the IDEA and PreK grant application and the proposed expenditures.

 



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 5/22/2012
Consent after Information6/12/2012

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
201214,645,693.94Yes4229280413014xxxxxxxxxx
201273,283.00Yes4229280413011xxxxxxxxxx
2012787,440.06Yes4229280413015xxxxxxxxxx

Contact
Sue Carver, Director, ESE Program Support, x520


Attachment:  IDEA2012Narrative.pdf
Attachment:  IDEAEntitl.Budget.pdf
Attachment:  IDEAPreKBudget.pdf