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Rulemaking and Public Comment

Public Comment Period: Annual State Application for Fiscal Year 2018

The annual state fund application for Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for Federal Fiscal Year 2018 is now available for public comment. This notice is given to announce and invite, public review and public written comment. This application is divided into the following sections: Section I contains the submission statement. Section II contains assurances related to policies and procedures required by Part B of the IDEA. Section III is a description of the use of funds under Part B of IDEA 2004. Section IV describes State Administration, Section V confirms the State’s Maintenance of Financial Support.

Public Hearings
A zoom meeting has been scheduled on April 4th from 9–10 a.m. To join the zoom meeting:

  • PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:
  • iPhone one-tap:
    • US: +16699006833,,643155943# or +16465588656,,643155943#
  • Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
    • US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 558 8656
  • Meeting ID: 643 155 943

An in-person public hearing will also be held on April 4th from 1–2 p.m. at OSPI. Those intending to testify should arrive by 1 p.m., as the hearing will conclude once all testimony has been heard.

Written Comment
To submit your comments in writing, email, fax to 360-586-0247, or mail to:

    Special Education Office, OSPI
    PO Box 47200
    Olympia, WA 98504-7200

When submitting your written comments, please insert in the subject line, “WA Part B Annual State Special Education Application, Public Comments.”


The Special Education Section posts notices of any rulemaking activities that are specific to possible rule changes to state special education rules.

We invite and encourage participation in the rule making process either through providing written comment or providing public comment, when public hearings are scheduled. Your written or public comments regarding proposed rules improve our efforts in developing final rules.




   Updated 4/19/2018

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