2021 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Member Request)

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Targeted Review of Post-Secondary Transition IEP Sections (language only)

Item 138 #9h

Item 138 #9h

Department of Education, Central Office Operations


Page 141, after line 14, insert:

"The Department of Education shall (i) conduct a one-time targeted review of the transition sections of a random sample of students' individualized education programs (IEPs) in each school division; (ii) communicate its findings to each local school division, school board, and local special education advisory committee; and (iii) ensure local school divisions correct any IEPs that are found out of compliance. By the end of the 2021-22 school year, the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall submit a letter to the Senate Education and Health and the House Education committees certifying that school divisions have corrected all instances of non-compliance identified through these reviews."


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