Superintendent's Memo #122-09

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

Department of Education

May 1, 2009

TO: Division Superintendents

FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B Sub-grant Awards Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

This memorandum serves as the official sub-grant award notification of Virginia’s initial 50 percent of its Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B - Section 611 and Part B - Section 619 grants under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The amounts listed for your school division in Attachments A and B represent 50 percent of the total IDEA grant amount you are scheduled to receive under the ARRA. Virginia expects to receive the second half of the ARRA IDEA grant by September 30, 2009. School divisions will also receive a separate federal fiscal year 2009 IDEA award under the regular IDEA program by July 1, 2009. Please note the following provisions that apply to this grant.

Attachment A provides a listing of the amount each LEA will receive through this notification for IDEA Part B - Section 611 under the ARRA. Attachment B contains this information for IDEA Part B - Section 619.

Questions about this sub-grant award may be addressed to Mr. Paul Raskopf, director, Office of Financial and Data Services, Division of Special Education and Student Services. Mr. Raskopf may be reached at (804) 225-2080 or .

PIW / HDC / dc


a. 2009-2010 Special Education Grants to States - ARRA (Part B, Section 611, Flow-Through Sub-grants, CFDA #84.391A) (PDF)
b. 2009-2010 Special Education Preschool Grants - ARRA (Part B, Section 619, Preschool Sub-grants, CFDA #84.392A) (PDF)
c. Grant Terms and Conditions Under ARRA (PDF)