ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : ACC-00-005

Date Created : 08/17/1999


Co-op Directors
other: Special Education Supervisors

Type of Memo: Administrative
Response Required: Optional
Section:   Accountability - Dr. Charity Smith
Special Education Programs, LEA Capacity Building and Improvement Activities, Sliver Grant

Regulatory Authority:
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997

Contact Person:
Clent Holly

Phone Number:


The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997 provides for subgrants to local education agencies for capacity building and improvement activities. For fiscal year (FY) 2000, "Sliver" grants will again be available to LEAs for the purpose of making systemic changes and to improve results for children with disabilities. Attached is an application packet containing the following: (1) eligibility criteria, (2) amount of available funding, (3) eligible expenditures, (4) priorities, and (5) application and instructions, and (6) annual financial report for FY 1999. The data sheet used for completing the FY 1999 annual financial report will be disseminated separately in the Arkansas Department of Education's mass mail-out.

Send completed applications to the following address:

Arkansas Department of Education
Special Education
Grants and Data Management
#4 Capitol Mall, Room 105-C
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-1071


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