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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|LOS ANGELES COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS||$11,425,340||DOWNEY||CA|
|Santa Barbara County Special Education Local Plan Area (selpa)||$11,653,273||GOLETA||CA|
|Sonoma County Office of Education||$12,609,193||SANTA ROSA||CA|
|Los Angeles Unified School Dist||$12,709,528||LOS ANGELES||CA|
|Contra Costa Selpa||$12,881,959||CONCORD||CA|
|County of Monterey||$13,004,957||SALINAS||CA|
|San Diego County Office of Education||$13,091,171||EL CAJON||CA|
|San Francisco Unified School District Financing Corporation||$13,125,705||SAN FRANCISCO||CA|
|LOS ANGELES COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS||$14,835,155||DOWNEY||CA|
|Fresno County Superintendent of Schools Central Valley||$14,854,731||FRESNO||CA|
|Fresno Unified School District||$15,003,859||FRESNO||CA|
|Palmdale School District||$15,391,030||PALMDALE||CA|
|LONG BEACH UNIFIED SCHOOL DIST||$16,376,314||LONG BEACH||CA|
|San Diego County Office of Education||$16,619,858||SAN DIEGO||CA|
|TULARE, COUNTY OF||$16,825,346||VISALIA||CA|
|San Bernardino County School District||$16,966,754||SAN BERNARDINO||CA|
|San Mateo County Board of Education||$17,175,791||REDWOOD CITY||CA|
|LOS ANGELES COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS||$17,818,580||DOWNEY||CA|
|San Bernardino County School District||$18,318,379||SAN BERNARDINO||CA|