Notice of Public Comment on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Annual State Application
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is soliciting public comments on the State Application for IDEA Part B funds for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2019 - Massachusetts Fiscal Year (MFY) 2020, school year 2019-2020.
We retain the information on our website for 60 calendar days beginning March 1, 2019. We solicit and accept public comment for the first 30 calendar days of the posting. The deadline for submission of public comment is April 1, 2019.
Comments on the proposed application may be submitted by email to with the subject line: email@example.comIDEA Annual State Application or mailed to:
Teri Williams Valentine, Director of Special Education Planning and Policy Development
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Special Education Planning and Policy Development Office
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148.
The deadline for submission of public comment is Monday, April 1, 2019.
Annual State Application for IDEA Part B Funds:
Submission Statement for Part B of IDEA (Assurances and Certifications)
Description of Use of Funds
Notification of Higher Standard