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Presentation to the Governor's Task Force on Educational Excellence, November 6, 2003
A child with a disability means a child evaluated by an individualized education program (IEP) team as having mental retardation, a hearing impairment including deafness, a speech or language impairment, a visual impairment including blindness, serious emotional disturbance, an orthopedic impairment, autism, traumatic brain injury, an other health impairment, a specific learning disability, deaf-blindness, or multiple disabilities, and who, by reason thereof, needs special education and r
Enrollment Trends in Classes and Programs
It is probably impossible to enumerate all the factors that directly or indirectly affect student choices in class or program selection. However, it is possible to identify some factors that may limit their choices. These factors may include eligibility criteria, or course descriptions or content that fail to attract students.
Under IDEA 2004, LEAs are allowed to set aside a portion of their Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B allocation to support activities in a Title I schoolwide program under section 1114 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) (34 CFR §300.206).
Optional IDEA fund set-asides must be calculated and expended at the school level. The funding that may be set-aside is based on the fiscal year. Any unspent funds earmarked for Title I schoolwide activities are returned to the LEA’s general entitlement pot at the end of the fiscal year.