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Special Education

Notice of Public Comment on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Annual State Application

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is soliciting public comments on the State Application for IDEA Part B funds for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2022 — Massachusetts Fiscal Year (MFY) 2023, school year 2022-2023.

We retain the information on our website for 60 calendar days beginning March 4, 2022. We solicit and accept public comment for the first 30 calendar days of the posting. The deadline for submission of public comment is April 4, 2022*.

Comments on the proposed application may be submitted by email to specialeducation@doe.mass.edu with the subject line: IDEA Annual State Application or mailed to:

Jamie Camacho, Interim Director of Special Education Planning and Policy Development
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Special Education Planning and Policy Development Office
135 Santilli Highway
Everett, MA 02149.

The deadline for submission of public comment is Monday, April 4, 2022*.

Annual State Application for IDEA Part B Funds:


*The U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) has, as of this posting, not provided DESE with the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2022 Allocation Table information and therefore this posting contains the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021 Allocation Information. When the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2022 Allocation Table information becomes available this posting will be updated immediately. The Public Participation Timeline will not be restarted, the deadline for submission of public comment will remain Monday, April 4, 2022.

Last Updated: May 12, 2022

 
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