COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 044

July 12, 2002

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Reimbursement of Tuition for Eligible Students with Disabilities Attending Certain Regional Special Education Programs: Period Ending June 30, 2002

 

Attached are instructions for claiming reimbursement for services provided by certain regional special education programs that have been approved by the state. Included with the instructions is a list providing the name of each regional program and school code number.

 

Reimbursement requests must be submitted via the Department of Educations Web-based SPEDSYS reporting system, and received no later than August 30, 2002.

 

NOTE: 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 fund as certified by the division superintendent. If you do NOT plan to submit a claim for reimbursement, notify the Department of Education no later than August 15, 2002,(see attached instructions).

 

The Department of Education will process all data received by the submission deadline of August 30, and transmit verification reports to school divisions for review and final certification. Verification reports must be returned by September 30. School divisions may expect funds to be deposited to their accounts on or about October 31, 2002.

 

Should you have questions, please contact Jerry Mathews at (804) 786-3234, or email: jmathews@mail.vak12ed.edu.

 

JLD:JM:kts

 

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