2021 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Floor Approved)

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VDOE - Review of Individualized Education Programs (language only)

Item 138 #5s

Item 138 #5s

Department of Education, Central Office Operations


Page 141, after line 14, insert:

"I. 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. The Department shall submit to the Senate Education and Health and the House Education Committees a letter certifying that school divisions have corrected all instances of non-compliance identified through these reviews, no later than May 1, 2022."


(This amendment implements recommendation 8 from the 2020 JLARC report on "K-12 Special Education in Virginia".)