CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education, Office of Special Programs, has posted 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, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), the state is required to publish the proposed plan at least 60 days prior to the date on which the plan is submitted, with an opportunity for public comment on the plan to be accepted for at least 30 days.
Public comments on the application will be accepted through April 30, 2013. A Comment Response Form is posted. Please submit comment forms by mail to the West Virginia Department of Education, Office of Special Programs (OSP) 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 800-642-8541, or the Office of Communications at 304-558-2699.