School District Accepts Federal Grant for Special Education

The School District will receive federal IDEA – Individuals with Disabilities Education Act – grant money for the 2013/2014 school year in the sum of $983,523. Director of Pupil Services Kim Carpinone told the school board at its meeting Tuesday, Aug. 6, that the money is provided by the federal government to offset the costs to school districts of educating students with disabilities. She said Londonderry uses the grant for salaries.