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

SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 24
February 11, 2000

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: JoLynne DeMary
Acting 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
1991-92 through 1998-99.  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 the 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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