Part B, Section 619 of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is intended to help ensure that all eligible preschool children with disabilities, aged 3-5 years, receive special education and related services. This growth/comparison chart shows the federal appropriations allocated for Part B Section 619, the number of children served, and the federal dollars allocated per child each year from federal fiscal year FFY 1977 through FFY 2017.
Lazara, A., Danaher, J., & Detwiler, S. (2018). Section 619 preschool program federal appropriations and national child count, 1977-2017. Retrieved from http://ectacenter.org/~pdfs/growthcomp-2018-04-17.pdf