In order to receive a grant award under Part B of IDEA to support the provision of special education and related services to children with disabilities, each state must complete an annual grant application to the United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs.
To ensure an opportunity for the public to provide input, this application must be posted for 60 calendar days and open for public comment for 30 days within the same 60 day period. OSSE’s FFY 2017 draft state application and spending plan for IDEA Part B will be posted for 60 days on the OSSE website beginning March 10, 2017 and will be posted until May 9, 2017.
Members of the public will have the opportunity to make comments on the applications from March 10, 2017-April 10, 2017. Individuals who wish to do so should direct their comments to Ijeoma Oji, Director of Operational Management, Division of Elementary, Secondary, and Specialized Education, by email at [email protected].
Should you have questions regarding these applications or the public comment period, please direct them to the attention of Ijeoma Oji by email at [email protected] or by phone at (202) 724-2146.
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