DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO.26

July 14, 2006

 

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannady, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Report of Children and Youth With Disabilities Exiting Special Education, 2005-2006 School Year

 

 

Under the provisions of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and its subsequent amendments, state education agencies are required to provide the U.S. Department of Education with data on students with disabilities exiting special education during the school year.

 

School divisions will submit exit data electronically using the SPEDSYS data application and the Single Sign On for Web Systems (SSWS) process. Exit data must be submitted by Monday, August 14, 2006.

 

The exit date for students being reported must fall between July 1, 2005, and June 30, 2006. School divisions may use either the 10 digit State Testing Identifier (STI) or the 12-digit SPEDSYS student number for this submission. The SPEDSYS student number will not be accepted for any future data submissions.

 

Directions for submitting data will be sent by separate memo to local directors of special education.

 

Inquiries regarding this report should be directed to Mr. Paul J. Raskopf at paul.raskopf@doe.virginia.gov or by phone at 804-225-2080 or to Mr. Tony Faina at tony.faina@doe.virginia.gov or by phone at 804-225-2928.

 

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