Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice.
For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice.
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Purpose of Program:
The purposes of this program are to (1) help address State-identified needs for highly qualified personnel--in special education, early intervention, related services, and regular education--to work with children, including infants and toddlers, with disabilities; and (2) ensure that those personnel have the necessary skills and knowledge, derived from practices that have been determined through scientifically based research and experience, to be successful in serving those children.
In accordance with 34 CFR 7 5. 105(b)(2)(iv), this priority is from allowable activities specified in the statute (see sections 662 and 681 of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)).
For FY 2013 and any subsequent year in which we make awards from the list of unfunded applicants from this competition, this priority is an absolute priority.
Under 34 CFR 7 5. 105(c)(3), we consider only applications that meet this priority.
This priority is:
Personnel Preparation in Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number:
8 4. 325K.