FY11 Early Childhood Special Education Consolidated Grant Renewal Application

This consolidated package contains three grants related to the inclusion of children with disabilities in early education and care programs. The three grants include the Early Childhood Special Education Allocation, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA/IDEA) fund for Preschool Special Education, and the Inclusive Preschool Learning Environments grant

Early Childhood Special Education Allocation (Fund Code 262)

Funds are supplemental Federal funds (Section 619, Part B of IDEA) to provide school systems with funding to support 3, 4, and 5 year-old children with disabilities in high-quality programs across settings following the federal and state requirements for services or supports to children 3-5 years old who have been determined eligible for special education. Inclusive environments are given priority for funding.

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Early Childhood Special Education ARRA_IDEA Funds (Funds Code 762)

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA/IDEA Part B) funds activities that will advance ARRA's short-term goals by investing quickly to save and create jobs and to fund activities that support ARRA's long-term goals by investing wisely, funding activities designed to strengthen education, drive reforms, and improve results for students. See ARRA/IDEA Part B PDF and http://www.doe.mass.edu/arra/ for additional information.

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Inclusive Preschool Learning Environments (Fund Code 391)

Inclusive Preschool Learning Environments funds are state funds (formerly known as Chapter 188/Phase I of CPC) designed to support inclusive preschool learning environments for preschool children with disabilities with their typically developing peers. All applicants must meet the standards/definition of Inclusive Preschool Learning Environments

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