In order to receive a grant award under Part C of IDEA to support the provision of early intervention services and supports to children with disabilities or developmental delays, 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 2021 draft state application and spending plan for IDEA Part C will be posted for 60 days on the OSSE website beginning Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 and will be posted until Monday, April 26, 2021.
Members of the public will have the opportunity to make comments on the applications from Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 until Saturday, March 27, 2021. Individuals who wish to can direct their comments to Allan Phillips, Special Assistant Part C, Division of Early Learning, by email at Allan.Phillips@dc.gov or OSSE.Publiccomment@dc.gov.
For more information or questions regarding these applications or the public comment period, please contact Allan Phillips at Allan.Phillips@dc.gov or (202) 741-0475.