Spark the growth of Tier II students
Did you know that you can use up to 15% of your IDEA funds for students who are not in special education but who need additional academic supports to succeed in school? Investing in Renaissance assessment, literacy, and math solutions and related professional development will provide a significant return in savings over the cost of placing these students in special education.
IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) funding is intended (1) to help ensure that students with disabilities receive a Free and Appropriate Public Education and (2) to prevent students from entering special education.
Up to 15% of the funds may be voluntarily set aside for Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) for students who are not currently identified as needing special education but who need additional academic support in order to succeed in the general education classroom. This set-aside is required for districts with a disproportionate number of minority students in special education.