USE OF IDEA PART B FORMULA AMOUNTS PERMISSIVE  
 
Authorities:  2 C.F.R. Part 200; 34 C.F.R. Part 300 
 
 
 
FEDERAL AND STATE REQUIREMENTS CITATIONS

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The local educational agency (LEA) must comply with the GENERAL AND FISCAL GUIDELINES framework.


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When the LEA has complied with the EXCESS COSTS and the MAINTENANCE OF EFFORT frameworks, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part B (IDEA-B) funds provided to the LEA may be used for the following activities: 300.208(a)
2 CFR 200.403


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  • For the costs of special education and related services, and supplementary aids and services, provided in a regular class or other education-related setting to a child with a disability in accordance with the individualized education program (IEP) of the child, even if nondisabled children benefit from such services;
300.208(a)(1)


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  • To develop and implement coordinated, early intervening educational services in compliance with the CHILD FIND and the ADMINISTRATION frameworks, including:
300.208(a)(2)


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    • Early intervening services, which may include interagency financing structures, for children in kindergarten through grade 12, with a particular emphasis on children in kindergarten through grade 3, who are not currently identified as needing special education or related services but who need additional academic and behavioral support to succeed in a general education environment;
300.226(a)


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    • The LEA may not use more than 15 percent of the amount received under IDEA Part B for any fiscal year, less any adjustments by the LEA to local fiscal effort, if any, in combination with other amounts, which may include amounts other than education funds, to develop and implement coordinated, early intervening services; and
300.226(a)


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  • To establish and implement cost or risk-sharing funds, consortia, or cooperatives for the LEA itself, or for LEAs working in a consortium of which the LEA is a part, to pay for high-cost special education and related services.
300.208(a)(3)


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The LEA may use IDEA-B funds to purchase appropriate technology for recordkeeping, data collection, and related case management activities of teachers and related services personnel providing services described in the IEP that are needed for the implementation of such case management activities. 300.208(b)
2 CFR 200.403

 
 
Last Updated: Friday, January 26, 2018