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USE OF IDEA PART B FUNDS FOR TITLE I SCHOOLWIDE PROGRAMS

USE OF IDEA PART B FUNDS FOR TITLE I SCHOOLWIDE PROGRAMS

Authorities:  20 U.S.C. § 6314; 34 C.F.R. Part 300
 
 
 
  FEDERAL AND STATE REQUIREMENTS
Notwithstanding any other provisions related to commingling of funds, the local educational agency (LEA) may use Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B funds received for any fiscal year to carry out a Title I, Part A schoolwide program under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, except that the amount may not exceed:
  • The amount received by the LEA under IDEA Part B for that fiscal year; divided by
  • The number of children with disabilities in the jurisdiction of the LEA; and multiplied by
  • The number of children with disabilities participating in the schoolwide program.
 
FUNDING CONDITIONS
The funds must be considered to be IDEA Part B funds in compliance with MAINTENANCE OF EFFORT and EXCESS COSTS.
 
MEETING OTHER PART B REQUIREMENTS
All other requirements of IDEA Part B must be met by the LEA using IDEA Part B funds consistent with USE OF IDEA PART B FORMULA AMOUNTS PERMISSIVE and USE OF IDEA PART B FORMULA AMOUNTS IN GENERAL, including ensuring that children with disabilities in schoolwide program schools:
  • Receive services in accordance with a properly developed individualized education program; and
  • Are afforded all of the rights and services guaranteed to children with disabilities under the IDEA.
  Last Updated : Thu, Jan 26, 2017