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Public Comment on Part C of IDEA Application

Public Comment on the FFY2023 Part C of IDEA Application

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) will review all comments but is not able to provide a response to individual comments. Public comment is only accepted using the official methods provided by MDE.

Note that all contents of public comment submissions, including contact information, is public information. Do not submit the following personally identifiable information about yourself or others with your comments:

  • Social security number or taxpayer ID number
  • Credit/debit or bank numbers
  • Driver's license/state ID numbers
  • Date of birth
  • Student related data protected under FERPA
  • Medical or health information protected under HIPAA
  • Criminal justice data protected under CJIS

Do not use public comments to report any suspected illegal activity or actions that may be dangerous to yourself or others. Only report concerns of illegal or dangerous situations with law enforcement or OK2SAY.

The MDE, Office of Great Start/Early Childhood Development and Family Education, requests public comment on the draft Michigan Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (known as Early On Michigan) Federal Fiscal Year 2023 application.

The period of public participation extends from March 7, 2023, through May 8, 2023, with a window of public comment being accepted only March 17 through 5 p.m., April 17, 2023.

Draft Federal Fiscal Year 2023 Part C Application
Michigan GEPA Section 427 Form

Comments may be made in writing by email to

In lieu of email, individuals may submit written comments to the following address:

Public Comment - FFY23 Michigan Part C Application
Michigan Department of Education
Office of Great Start/Early Childhood Development and Family Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909

All comments will be reviewed and considered in the final version of the application.