Period of Availability (POA) Waivers under IDEA Part B

On June 8, 2020 the Department announced a streamlined waiver for State Educational Agencies and subgrantees that will allow for the use of IDEA Part B grant funds for an additional year beyond what is known as the Tydings period, for years impacted by the COVID-19 emergency. This waiver is authorized under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Pub. L. No. 116-136 (March 27, 2020), the Secretary of Education is authorized to consider waivers to extend the period of availability for certain Federal funds. The CARES Act provides substantial relief to children and educators who have been profoundly affected by the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).



Part B Waiver Authority
 
  • Waiver Authority for the Period of Availability for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B Funds for Federal fiscal year (FFY) 2018
    PDF (195KB)

    • Request Form for Part B Waiver
      PDF (2.8MB)



Part B POA Fiscal Waivers

States and Territories

Alaska

  • Alaska Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/20/2020)
    PDF (194KB)


American Samoa

  • American Samoa Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (10/01/2020)
    PDF (280KB)


Arizona

  • Arizona Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/02/2020)
    PDF (459KB)


Bureau of Indian Education

  • Bureau of Indian Education Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/15/2020)
    PDF (380KB)


California

  • California Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (09/18/2020)
    PDF (244KB)


Colorado

  • Colorado Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (08/17/2020)
    PDF (166KB)


Connecticut

  • Connecticut Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/15/2020)
    PDF (325KB)


Delaware

  • Delaware Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/15/2020)
    PDF (175KB)


District of Columbia

  • District of Columbia Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/16/2020)
    PDF (362KB)


Georgia

  • Georgia Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/15/2020)
    PDF (175KB)


Guam

  • Guam Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (09/18/2020)
    PDF (246KB)


Idaho

  • Idaho Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/07/2020)
    PDF (174KB)


Illinois

  • Illinois Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/13/2020)
    PDF (175KB)


Indiana

  • Indiana Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/09/2020)
    PDF (175KB)


Iowa

  • Iowa Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (08/17/2020)
    PDF (166KB)


Kansas

  • Kansas Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/09/2020)
    PDF (240KB)


Kentucky

  • Kentucky Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/09/2020)
    PDF (175KB)


Louisiana

  • Louisiana Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/07/2020)
    PDF (213KB)


Maine

  • Maine Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/16/2020)
    PDF (173KB)


Maryland

  • Maryland Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/16/2020)
    PDF (199KB)


Massachusetts

  • Massachusetts Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/13/2020)
    PDF (175KB)


Minnesota

  • Minnesota Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/16/2020)
    PDF (200KB)


Mississippi

  • Mississippi Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/08/2020)
    PDF (180KB)


Missouri

  • Missouri Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/13/2020)
    PDF (175KB)


Nebraska

  • Nebraska Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/15/2020)
    PDF (175KB)


Nevada

  • Nevada Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/10/2020)
    PDF (174KB)


New Hampshire

  • New Hampshire Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/10/2020)
    PDF (174KB)


New Mexico

  • New Mexico Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/07/2020)
    PDF (124KB)


New York

  • New York Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/09/2020)
    PDF (175KB)


North Carolina

  • North Carolina Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/15/2020)
    PDF (176KB)


Northern Mariana Islands

  • Northern Mariana Islands Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (08/17/2020)
    PDF (168KB)


Ohio

  • Ohio Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/10/2020)
    PDF (174KB)


Oregon

  • Oregon Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (09/18/2020)
    PDF (243KB)


Republic of Palau

  • Republic of Palau Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (08/17/2020)
    PDF (167KB)


Rhode Island

  • Rhode Island Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/10/2020)
    PDF (175KB)


South Carolina

  • South Carolina Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/08/2020)
    PDF (175KB)


Texas

  • Texas Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/15/2020)
    PDF (175KB)


Utah

  • Utah Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (08/17/2020)
    PDF (166KB)


Vermont

  • Vermont Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/13/2020)
    PDF (175KB)


Virgin Islands

  • Virgin Islands Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/06/2020)
    PDF (213KB)


Virginia

  • Virginia Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/10/2020)
    PDF (174KB)


Washington

  • Washington Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/15/2020)
    PDF (213KB)


West Virginia

  • West Virginia Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/08/2020)
    PDF (175KB)


Wisconsin

  • Wisconsin Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/13/2020)
    PDF (175KB)


Wyoming

  • Wyoming Part B POA Waiver for 2020 (07/06/2020)
    PDF (169KB)



   
Last Modified: 10/16/2020