Grant: $1,226,944,052 - Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services - Apr. 1, 2009
21% voted satisfied - 79% voted not satisfied - 29 vote(s) cast
Award Description: Special Education Grants to States, Recovery Act funds to assist States in providing special education and related services to children with disabilities in accordance with Part B of the IDEA.
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 and prepare each child for further education, employment, and independent living. 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 50 percent classified positions, 45 percent certificated positions, and 5 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: 4,162)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
This award's data was last updated on Apr. 1, 2009. Help expand these official descriptions using the wiki below.
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|San Francisco Unified School District Financing Corporation||$725,874||SAN FRANCISCO||CA|
|Sierra Sands Unified School Dist.||$40,448||RIDGECREST||CA|
|Kern County Superintendent of Schools||$18,726,052||BAKERSFIELD||CA|
|SANTA CLARA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION||$6,083,774||SAN JOSE||CA|
|Santa Barbara County Special Education Local Plan Area (selpa)||$1,059,943||GOLETA||CA|
|County of Ventura||$1,634,444||CAMARILLO||CA|
|County of Butte||$300,214||OROVILLE||CA|
|SACRAMENTO COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION||$634,209||SACRAMENTO||CA|
|San Diego Unified School District||$1,395,907||SAN DIEGO||CA|
|California State Youth Authority||$257,977||SACRAMENTO||CA|
|Pajaro Valley Unified School District||$387,525||WATSONVILLE||CA|
|Pleasanton Unified School Dist||$5,919,542||PLEASANTON||CA|
|Mt Diablo Unified School District||$331,993||CONCORD||CA|
|Cordova Folsom Unified School District||$3,240,095||FOLSOM||CA|
|SANTA CLARA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION||$175,223||SAN JOSE||CA|
|Oakland Unified School District||$9,443,595||OAKLAND||CA|
|LOS ANGELES COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS||$661,853||DOWNEY||CA|
|Modesto City School District||$5,933,613||MODESTO||CA|
|San Bernardino City Unified School District||$10,948,261||SAN BERNARDINO||CA|
|Saugus Union School District||$587,156||VALENCIA||CA|