2021 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Committee Approved)

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VDOE - Private Special Education Day School (language only)

Item 138 #1s

Item 138 #1s

Department of Education, Central Office Operations


Page 141, after line 11, insert:

"6. The Department of Education shall collect and publish data annually from each private special education day school on: (i) the number of teachers who are not fully endorsed in the content that they are teaching; (ii) the number of teachers who have less than one year of classroom experience; (iii) the number of teachers who are provisionally licensed; (iv) the type of academic credentials attained by each teacher and in what subjects; (v) the number of career and technical education credentials conferred by each school on its graduating students in each of the three prior academic years; (vi) each school's accreditation status, including the accrediting body; and (vii) the number of incidents of restraint and seclusion occurring in each of the previous three academic years."

Page 141, after line 14, insert:

"I. The Board of Education shall develop and promulgate regulations for private special education day schools on restraint and seclusion that establish the same requirements for restraint and seclusion as those for public schools."


(This amendment implements recommendation 8 and 9 from the 2020 JLARC report on the "Review of the Children's Services Act and Private Special Education Day School Costs".)