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Opinions sought on state's special ed programs
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The Georgia Department of Education has posted its annual application for federal grants that assist with the education of students with disabilities and will be seeking public comment on the application in April.
In fiscal year 2009, schools in Georgia received more than $300 million in grants under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and is anticipating another $310 million in IDEA funds. The state must post its application for public review for 60 days and accept public comments for 30 days.
Georgia’s application has been posted on the GaDoE’s Web site at
The public comment period will run April 1-30.
Written comments should be sent to: Nancy O’Hara, director, Division for Special Education Services, 1870 Twin Towers E., Atlanta, Ga. 30334.
Comments can be e-mailed to
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