Grant: $41,028,219 - Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services - Apr. 1, 2009
17% voted satisfied - 83% voted not satisfied - 6 vote(s) cast
Award Description: Special Education - Preschool Grants, Recovery Act to assist State make available special education and related services for children with disabilities age 3 through 5 years.
Project Description: The Special Education Grants to States, Recovery Act funds are provided to ensure that children with disabilities have access to a free appropriate public education to meet each child’s unique needs. Funds are used to assist State make available special education and related services for children with disabilities age 3 through 5 years, and at State's discretion, to 2 year old children with disabilities who will reach age 3 during the school year. The uses of funds under the Special Education Grants to States, Recovery Act are to be consistent with the current IDEA, Part B statutory and regulatory requirements. Some of the valid uses of the funds may include: (1) purchases of equipment for student use in instruction, (2) purchases of workstations for student use, (3) purchases of new resources and materials for use in instruction, (4) provide intensive professional development on evidence-based practices for academics and behavior, and (5) expand staff to support closing the achievement gap.
Jobs Summary: Jobs created or retained include approximately 60 percent classified positions, 30 percent certificated positions, and 10 percent vendor jobs. Certificated positions would include teaching positions and classified positions would be non-teaching positions such as food service, bus drivers, teacher assistants, custodians, office staff, librarians, and instructional aides for special education. (Total jobs reported: 149)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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|Modesto City School District||$206,970||MODESTO||CA|
|Tustin Unified School District||$139,302||TUSTIN||CA|
|Tuolumne County Office of Education||$43,574||SONORA||CA|
|Humboldt County Superintendent of Schools||$145,531||EUREKA||CA|
|MERCED COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION||$374,908||MERCED||CA|
|San Francisco Unified School District Financing Corporation||$467,222||SAN FRANCISCO||CA|
|Pomona Unified School District||$205,139||POMONA||CA|
|Plumas Unified School District||$15,705||QUINCY||CA|
|Madera County Office of Education||$206,352||MADERA||CA|
|Kings County Office of Education||$184,343||HANFORD||CA|
|Colusa County Office of Ed||$29,754||COLUSA||CA|
|County of Tehama||$71,912||RED BLUFF||CA|
|County of Ventura||$994,579||CAMARILLO||CA|
|County of Trinity||$11,307||WEAVERVILLE||CA|
|San Luis Obispo County Office of Education||$212,049||SAN LUIS OBISPO||CA|
|County of Lassen||$29,873||SUSANVILLE||CA|
|Kern County Superintendent of Schools||$663,234||BAKERSFIELD||CA|
|Val Verde Unified Sch Dis||$1,845,965||PERRIS||CA|
|County of Shasta||$179,459||REDDING||CA|