Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) – Special Education

Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) – Special Education


IDEA funds provides States with over $11 million dollars to help pay for additional cost of providing services for the estimated 6.6 million children with disabilities. These funds are intended to ensure that schools improve long term outcomes for all students with disabilities. Up to 15% of IDEA funds may be used towards Response to Intervention (RTI) for the general student population.

Ways LightSail aligns with IDEA funding

  • LightSail’s adaptive literacy platform provides students with a personalized learning experience
  • LightSails provides ongoing, formative assessment to ensure all students are meeting learning goals
  • LightSail’s platform provides universal design features that make reading more accessible for many different types of learners

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