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 2018 draft state application and spending plan for IDEA Part B will be posted for 60 days on the OSSE website beginning March 16, 2018 and will be posted until May 15, 2018.
Members of the public will have the opportunity to make comments on the applications from March 16, 2018-April 17, 2018. Individuals who wish to do so should direct their comments to Ijeoma Oji, Director of Operational Management, Division of Systems and Supports, K-12, by email at [email protected].
For more information or questions regarding these applications or the public comment period, please contact Ijeoma Oji at [email protected] or (202) 724-2146.