1999 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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Training on Usage of CSA Funding (language only)

Item 129 #14c

Item 129 #14c

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Department of

Page 102, after line 21, insert:
"R.  The Department of Education, in collaboration with the Office of Comprehensive Services, shall provide training to local staff serving on Family Assessment and Planning Teams and Community Policy and Management Teams.  Training shall include, but need not be limited to, the federal and state requirements pertaining to the provision of the special education services funded under § 2.1-757, Code of Virginia.  The training shall also include written guidance concerning which services remain the financial responsibility of the local school divisions.  Training shall be provided on a regional basis, but must be conducted prior to January 1, 2000.  Written guidance shall be provided to local Comprehensive Services Act teams by July 1, 1999.  In addition, the Department of Education shall provide ongoing local oversight of its federal and state requirements related to the provision of services funded under § 2.1-757, Code of Virginia."

(This amendment requires the Department of Education to train local teams on the proper usage of Comprehensive Services Act funding.)