As required by federal law, the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) announces its annual applications for federal IDEA funds are opening for public review and comment. IDEA is a federal law governing special education services and federal funding for eligible children with disabilities ages birth to twenty-one. IDEA Part C supports children ages birth to three; IDEA Part B supports children and youth ages three to twenty-one.
The notice period for Part C begins February 19 and ends on April 19, 2013. ODE will accept comments on Part C between March 10 and April 8, 2013. The notice period for Part B begins February 22 and ends April 22, 2013. ODE will accept comments on Part B beginning March 10 and ending April 8, 2013.
You can find copies of these applications and directions for submitting comments here.