ERIC Number: ED451675
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Section 619 Profile. 10th Edition.
deFosset, Shelley, Ed.
This report describes services provided under the Preschool Grants Program for Children with Disabilities (Section 619 of Part B) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). It presents current and/or historical information for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, which are all eligible to receive Section 619 funds. The information presented in this edition was gathered and updated through December 2000. Extensive tables provide statistical and other data on: (1) administration; (2) funding; (3) interagency coordination; (4) personnel; (5) transition; (6) initiatives for special populations; (7) accreditation and monitoring; (8) use of Individualized Education Programs and Individualized Family Service Plans; (9) family-centered services; (10) outcomes measures; (11) pre-kindergarten initiatives; (12) eligibility classifications and criteria for young children under Part B of IDEA; (13) special education mandates and legislation; and (14) preschool program data. The appendices contain contact information for the state coordinators and outlying jurisdictions, as well as preschool specific information from the "Twenty-Second Annual Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act" by the U.S. Department of Education (2000). (SG)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Agency Cooperation, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Educational Legislation, Eligibility, Family Involvement, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Family Service Plans, National Surveys, Outcomes of Education, Personnel, Preschool Education, Program Administration, Special Education, Statistical Data, Transitional Programs
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System (NECTAS), 137 E. Franklin Street, Suite 500, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3628. Tel: 919-962-8426; Tel: 877-574-3194 (TDD); Fax: 919-966-7463; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.nectas.unc.edu.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System, Chapel Hill, NC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part B