2021 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Committee Approved)

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

Item 138 #2s

Item 138 #2s

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 and detail how the Department will communicate findings to local school division staff and local school boards. The plan shall be submitted to the Senate Education and Health and the House Education committees no later than December 1, 2022. The Department shall update those committees annually detailing its progress on implementing the plan."


(This amendment implements recommendation 9 from the 2020 JLARC report on "K-12 Special Education in Virginia".)