2021 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Member Request)

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Structured Reviews of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) (language only)

Item 138 #8h

Item 138 #8h

Department of Education, Central Office Operations


Page 141, after line 14, insert:

"I. The Department of Education shall conduct structured reviews of a sample of individualized education programs (IEPs) from a sufficiently large sample of school divisions annually to verify that the IEPs are in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations and are of high quality. The department shall provide a summary report of the reviews' findings and required corrective actions to the reviewed divisions' superintendents, special education directors, school board chairs and vice-chairs, and local special education advisory committee."


(This language implements a recommendation from the JLARC report "K-12 Special Education in Virginia.")