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Posted on April 21, 2021, by GAPMP
DR. ZELPHINE SMITH-DIXON, DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION in Georgia, presents this informational webinar on the Special Education Reimbursement for Families of Children with Special Needs.
This event was recorded from the live zoom presentation on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 11 am.
Deadline to apply is June 30, 2021
Governor’s Reimbursement Program for families of Special Needs children deadline is June 30, 2021
The application can be found on the GADOE website HERE.
The Governor’s Office, the Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget, and the Georgia Department of Education have worked in recent months to determine the best way to help those most severely impacted in a population of over 222,000 students with special needs throughout the state. Ten million dollars has been designated to assist these students with the highest needs for expenses incurred due to school closings during the pandemic.
Expenses that have been identified as eligible for reimbursement are those that are necessary to meet the challenges these students face regarding educational achievement, personal development, and emotional wellbeing.