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

SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 2
January 28, 2000

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: JoLynne DeMary
Acting Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Reimbursement of Tuition for Eligible Students with Disabilities Attending Certain Regional Special Education Programs: Period Ending Januay 31, 2000


Enclosed are instructions and a list of certain regional special education programs 
that have been approved by the state.  This list provides the name of the approved 
program and the school code number, along with the disabling conditions approved for 
each program.  It should be noted that the disabling conditions listed are the only 
ones that are presently eligible for reimbursement.

	In the event that "NO" state funds are being requested for the above-listed 
category for this specific period, please mark the cover page "NO", and sign and 
return as indicated.

NOTE:  Eligible students with disabilities being served in approved regional programs
are not eligible for ADM or other state aid.  Reimbursement from state special 
education funds is based on compliance with regulations of the Board of Education 
governing the disbursement of such funds as certified by the division superintendent.

A Tuition Grant Extract/Report Diskette must be provided with the Requisition for 
Reimbursement when state funds are being requested for regional reimbursement.  The 
completed Requisition for Reimbursement and Tuition Grant Extract/Report diskette 
should be sent by March 1, 2000, to Tony Faina, Office of Special Education Services,
Department of Education, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120.

Should you have questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Faina at (804) 225-2700.

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