Through Monday, April 8, 2013, the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) is accepting public comment on its annual applications to the U.S. Department of Education for federal IDEA funds. Copies of the applications and directions for submitting comments are at the following link: http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/results/?id=260.
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.
Please share this information with members of the school community, parents of students with disabilities, and the community at large.