Improving Systems, Practices and Outcomes

Part B Grants to States

The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), through Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), provides formula grants to states to assist them in providing a free appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment for children with disabilities ages 3 through 21 (Part B, Sections 611 and 619).

  • WWW: OSEP's GRADS360°: This website includes WWW: Part B Grant Resources - applications, instructions, memos, links to recent and estimated allocations by program and by state, and more.
  • State Allocation Tables for the U.S. Department of Education include recent actual and estimated allocations for IDEA Preschool Grants (open the "State tables by program" link and scan down to Special Education--Preschool Grants). See the State Funding History Tables for past allocations.
  • WWW: Part B Grant Award Letters: An annualy updated compilation of the grant award letters, with special conditions included where applicable, for the 2004 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B and 619 formula grant awards.
  • WWW: Part B Verification Visit Letters: Letters from OSEP to states and entities on the results of visits made to verify the effectiveness and accuracy of their general supervision, assessment and data collection systems (Systems Verification)

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center

  • CB 8040
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040
  • phone: 919.962.2001
  • fax: 919.966.7463
  • email: ectacenter@unc.edu

The ECTA Center is a program of the FPG Child Development Institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, funded through cooperative agreement number H326P120002 from the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent the Department of Education's position or policy.

  • FPG Child Development Institute
  • OSEP's TA&D Network:IDEAs that Work