Notice for public comment regarding IDEA State Application Part B
The Iowa Department of Education is preparing to submit its State Eligibility document for Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), as amended, to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs.
This plan reflects the cooperative efforts of the Department of Education and other agencies to provide a full educational program and related services to all children and youth with disabilities requiring such programs and/or services. This document contains the information required by the U. S. Department of Education for Iowa to continue to receive funding under the provisions of the IDEA, Part B. The document contains a submission statement, assurances, and a description of use of funds for educational services available for children and youth with disabilities in the State of Iowa. This document will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Education prior to May 18, 2018.
Parties interested in reviewing this document and submitting comments thereon will find it on the Department's website at: http://www.educateiowa.gov/ under "Features" or may obtain a copy by contacting the following official: Mr. John R. Lee, Consultant, Iowa Department of Education, Grimes State Office Building, 400 East Grand Avenue Des Moines, IA. 50319-0146; telephone: 515-281-5733.
The document and comment form are included below. Input may be provided through the Department's website by using the input form entitled "Comment form for Part B, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Eligibility Document 2018." Comments may also be e-mailed to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org .Submitters must identify themselves with their name, title and address; identify the specific section of the document they are commenting on; their comment on the section and any recommendation(s).
Comments must be received by 4 P.M. CDT, Thursday, May 10, 2018 in order to be taken into consideration prior to submission of the document to the U.S. Department of Education.