All states applying for funding under IDEA Part B are required to allow public review and comment on the application and proposed budget. The application packet, developed by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) includes a summary of assurances, certifications, and fund usage descriptions that the state will use to fulfill IDEA Part B requirements. Upon OSEP’s approval of Indiana’s Part B application, the state will receive a federal grant award to implement necessary services for students with disabilities for July 1, 2022, through September 30, 2024.

The application and its components have been posted on IDOE’s website for public review and will remain available until Sunday, May 22. Comments may be submitted here until Friday, April 22. Contact the Office of Special Education with any questions.