The Annual State Application for Federal Fiscal Year 2013 under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as amended in 2004 is available for public inspection and comment. Click here to view the application. Print copies are available at the Regional Education Service Centers: ACES, 350 State Street, North Haven, CREC, 111 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford, CES, 40 Lindeman Drive, Trumbull, EASTCONN, 376 Hartford Turnpike, Hampton, Education Connection, 355 Goshen Road, Litchfield and LEARN, 44 Hatchetts Hill Road, Old Lyme; and, at the Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center, 338 Main Street, Niantic and the State Education Resource Center Library, 25 Industrial Park Road, Middletown.
The application contains assurances the State is in compliance with the IDEA Reauthorization of 2004 in order to remain eligible for federal financial assistance. The application also contains a description of the use of federal funds that the State receives from the Part B grant for administrative activities. The use of federal funds description utilizes the federal fiscal year 2012 appropriation. When the final budget figures are in, the State will revise the description of the use of federal funds accordingly.
The public inspection period is 60 days starting March 1, 2013 to April 29, 2013. The public comment period is 30 days from March 6, 2013, running until April 5, 2013. Written comments may be directed to Mr. Brian Cunnane, Bureau of Special Education, Connecticut State Department of Education, P.O. Box 2219, Hartford, CT 06145. Any questions regarding the State Application may be directed to Mr. Cunnane at 860-713-6919.