COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 57
July 9, 1999

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Report of Children and Youth With Disabilities Exiting Special Education (1998-99 School Year)
Under the provisions of Public Law 98-199 and its subsequent 
amendments, state education agencies are required to provide 
the U.S. Department of Education with data relative to 
children with disabilities exiting the educational system 
during the school year.  Submission of exit data is an 
automated process included in the Special Education Student 
Information System (K6).  General instructions for 
completing this report are included as an attachment to this 
memo.  

PLEASE NOTE:  The numerical codes to be used this year have 
been changed.  The reason for exiting categories are the 
same but the numerical codes are different from previous 
years.

Please return the Exit Report diskette by Friday, August 6, 
1999 to Paul J. Raskopf, Office of Special Education and 
Student Services, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, 
Richmond, Virginia, 23218-2120.  Inquiries regarding this 
report should also be directed to Mr. Raskopf at 804-225-
2080.

PDS/pjr
Enclosure:      A hard copy of this memo and its attachment
                will be sent to the superintendent's office.