State Board of Education
Annual State Application Under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

In order to receive a grant under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), States must submit an application annually. The public participation requirements relevant to Part B are set forth in the Part B regulations at 34 CFR 300.165 and in section 441(b)(7) of the General Education Provisions Act (GEPA). In accordance with the GEPA requirements, states are required to make the Part B Application available to the public for a period of 60 days, and accept comments for a period of 30 days. Florida’s Part B Application will be available to the public until May 1, 2011, on the Florida Department of Education, Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services Web site at www.fldoe.org/ese/. Comments will be accepted between March 1, 2011, and April 1, 2011. Comments may be submitted in writing to Dr. Kim Komisar, Administrator, ESE Program Administration and Quality Assurance, 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 614, Tallahassee, Florida 32399; via email at Kim.Komisar@fldoe.org; or via fax at (850)245-0953.