American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Doubles IDEA Funding

Posted on 12 Mar 2009 in Legislation, Special Education, Uncategorized | Comments Off on American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Doubles IDEA Funding

ARRA

As you may have already heard, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) is about to dole out some serious cash to states and local schools. But did you also hear that it more then DOUBLES the federal funds for special education?

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CEC is a Good Source of Info

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) has been advocating for more federal funds for special education for over 30 years. Check out their links to ARRA information.

Q&A

For a quick look at what the ARRA offers special education, check out the CEC Q&A web page.