R44624 – The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Funding: A Primer – 9/7/2016

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The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Funding: A Primer

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Author: Kyrie E. Dragoo, Analyst in Education Policy
Pages: 34

This report will examine the development of the allocation formula for the Part B grants-to-states program, the major changes to the formula over the past 40 years, current funding levels and trends, and how allocations are currently calculated. Issues concerning the funding of special education and related services will also be discussed. Bills: H.R. 514, H.R. 15727, H.R. 70