CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education has published the annual funding application for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B on its website at http://wvde.state.wv.us/osp/ for public review and comment.
To receive federal IDEA funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), West Virginia is required to publish the proposed plan at least 60 days prior to the date on which the plan is submitted. The state also is required to give the public the opportunity to comment on the plan for at least 30 days.
Public comments on the application will be accepted through April 11, 2011. A Comment Response Form is posted. Please submit comment forms by mail to the Office of Special Programs at the address indicated on the form, by fax to (304) 558-3741, or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, contact the Office of Special Programs at 304-558-2696, or the Office of Communications at 304-558-2699.