ERIC Number: ED466049
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Federal Outlook for Exceptional Children: Budget Considerations and CEC Recommendations, Fiscal Year 2003.
Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA.
This annual publication describes programs funded under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and gifted legislation and presents the Council for Exceptional Children's (CEC's) recommendations concerning funding levels for these programs in fiscal year 2003. The Council's major recommendation is for legislation that guarantees full funding for IDEA within 6 years, with $11.92 billion appropriated for 2003. Following a budget overview and a table presenting CEC's recommendations for major programs, the document presents textual analysis and documentation in support of recommendations for the following programs under IDEA: the State and Local Grant Program (Part B), Preschool Grants (Section 619), and the Early Intervention Program (Part C). Support programs under IDEA (Part D) addressed include: Subpart 1--State Program Improvement Grants; Subpart 2--Administrative Provisions, Research and Innovation, Personnel Preparation, Studies and Evaluations, Coordinated Technical Assistance, Support, and Dissemination of Information; and Technology Development, Demonstration, and Utilization, and Media Services. Recommendations for Gifted and Talented Grants are also provided. (DB)
Descriptors: Budgeting, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Gifted, Government Role, Needs Assessment, Talent
Council for Exceptional Children, 1110 North Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA 22201-5704 ($22.95). Tel: 703-620-3660; Fax: 703-264-1637; Web site: http://www.cec.sped.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act