2021 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Member Request)

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Plan to Improve Post-Secondary Transition Planning and Services for Students with Disabilities (language only)

Item 138 #12h

Item 138 #12h

Department of Education, Central Office Operations


Page 141, after line 14, insert:

"I. The Department of Education shall develop and maintain a robust statewide plan for improving (i) its ongoing oversight of local practices related to transition planning and services and (ii) technical assistance and guidance provided for post-secondary transition planning and services. The plan shall articulate how the department will reliably and comprehensively assess the compliance and quality of transition plans for students with disabilities in Virginia on an ongoing basis. The plan shall also articulate how the department will communicate its findings to local school division staff and local school boards. The department shall submit its plan to the House Education and the Senate Education and Health committees no later than December 1, 2022. The department shall update those committees annually on its progress implementing the plan."


(This amendment implements recommendations from the JLARC report "Review of K-12 Special Education in Virginia.")