The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) is making available its annual State Application for receiving grant award under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as amended in 2004. The proposed application will be available for public review March 6, 2017 – May 5, 2017. Comments will be accepted March 20, 2017– April 19, 2017. A copy of the State Application will be available on the NCDPI website at http://www.ncpublicschools.org/publicnotices/notices/ , or http://ec.ncpublicschools.gov. Also, each Local Education Agency will receive a copy of the State Application for public review. Interested citizens may submit comments via e-mail to IDEAGrant@dpi.nc.gov or mail to: NCDPI, Exceptional Children Division, ATTN: Tracy Riddle/Carol Ann Hudgens, 6356 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-6356. Click here for a PDF of the State Application.