COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 61
March 22, 1996

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM:
 
William C. Bosher, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT:
 
Responsibility for Providing Educational Services to
Students Residing in Pediatric Nursing Homes 

 
  Attached, for your information, is a letter of finding from
  the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights,
  which clarifies responsibility for educational services
  provided to children residing in pediatric nursing homes.  You
  may wish to share this letter with your local school board
  attorney.
  
  Questions about this may be referred to H. Douglas Cox,
  Director, Office of Special Education and Student Services,
  (804) 225-2402.
  
  WCBJr/cp
  
  Attachment:  This memo and its attachment will be sent to
               the superintendent's office.