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United States Map
When first viewing the map you will see a randomly sampled list of special education projects around the country. Red Flags are single projects, and Purple Circles with numbers are clustered projects. Click on the red projects or purple circles to see more detail. Start your own search by using the search ("Show Filter") button in the top bar.

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Zoom and pan
You may zoom and pan around the map using your mouse or the +/- zoom function on the far right corner of the map. Depending on your level of magnification you may see clusters of projects in one area. Once you focus in one area you will see the individual (red) project pins appear.

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You can use the search function at the top of the page to search by current active, key word(s) state, disability, age of interest, program or type of competition. You may refine the search filters as much as needed to target your list of programs. Please note that the key word(s) search is a literal search.

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Download button
Once you have selected a list of projects that you would like to save, you can export your list into a Microsoft Word document or Excel spreadsheet by clicking on Download or Export button in the upper left corner of the search results grid.

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Search Summary Totals
If you are using the search filters, you will see the Total Summary in the center and on the top right of the screen. This helps you keep track of how many projects you have in your current search results list.

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Data Grid View
The search results displayed at the top of the screen has clickable column headers at the top of each column. Click on these to sort the list generated (ascending or descending) to help you find the results you are searching for.

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Project Summary
When you want detailed information on a project, click on any of the projects in the project list grid, or on a Project Flag on the map. If you would like to minimize this side project summary panel, click on the "Hide" button as shown above
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Office of Special Education Program's Discretionary Grants Public Database

The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) at the U.S. Department of Education is dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21. To this end, OSEP provides leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts, including funding approximately 1,000 grants and contracts each year.

If you'd like to know what grants and contracts OSEP has funded as part of its initiatives to improve results for children with disabilities, you've come to the right place!
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