COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 35
February 19, 1999

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Report of Special Education Students and Special Education Expenditures by Locality


In response to requests from division superintendents, attached is 
information submitted by local school divisions regarding the number 
of students receiving special education, and the level of special 
education expenditures from all sources (local, state, and federal).  
Information is provided for each locality for the years 1990-91 
through 1997-98.  Student information was compiled from the December 1 
unduplicated counts of children receiving special education and 
related services.  Expenditure data were compiled from Schedule A of 
he Superintendent's Annual Reports and from localities' reimbursement 
claims under the Comprehensive Services Act (special education only).

Questions concerning this report may be addressed to John Mitchell, 
Associate Director, Office of Special Education and Student Services 
at jwmitche@pen.k12.va.us or (804) 225-2704.


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Attachment:     A hard copy of this memo and its attach-
                ment will be sent to the superintendent's
                office.