Grant: $128,979,436 - Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services - Apr. 1, 2009
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Award Description: This program assists states in providing special education and related services to children with disabilities in accordance with Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. In Oregon, these funds serve children ages 3-21. Under the Recovery Act, the Oregon Department of Education will distribute funding of $129 million to school districts and other local programs.
Project Description: In addition to job retention and creation, districts report using funds to provide professional development, mentoring and training to special education staff, implementing successful practices such as Positive Behavioral Support and Response to Intervention to meet the needs of special education students, creating evidence-based data systems as resources to be used by special education teachers, and developing data-informed early intervention systems to help struggling special education students.
Jobs Summary: These Recovery Act funds have been crucial to retain jobs to provided educational services to students with disabilities. Of jobs reported, 72% are those that have been retained. These positions include autism specialists, behavioral specialists, case managers, early interventionists, instructional assistants, literacy specialists, occupational therapists, psychologists, reading specialists, nurses, special education teachers, speech and language pathologists, and transition specialists. (Total jobs reported: 674)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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|Coos Bay Public School District||$99,412||COOS BAY||OR|
|Dayton School District 8||$1,575||DAYTON||OR|
|Dayton School District 8||$215||DAYTON||OR|