Joseph P. McNamara
- District 8
Department of Education; pilot program; feasibility ofeducational placement transition of certain students with disabilities.Requires the Department of Education and relevant local school boards todevelop and implement a pilot program for the transition of students who areeducated in private school settings pursuant to Individualized EducationPrograms to the appropriate public school setting in the relevant local schooldivision for up to four years in two to eight local school divisions in theCommonwealth. In developing the pilot, the Department is required to partnerwith the appropriate school board employees in each such local school divisionto (i) identify the resources, services, and supports required by each studentwho resides in each such local school division and who is educated in a privateschool setting pursuant to his Individualized Education Program; (ii) study thefeasibility of transitioning each such student from his private school settingto an appropriate public school setting in the local school division andproviding the identified resources, services, and supports in such publicschool setting; and (iii) recommend a process for redirecting federal, state,and local funds, including funds provided pursuant to the Children's ServicesAct, provided for the education of each such student to the local schooldivision for the purpose of providing the identified resources, services, andsupports in the appropriate public school setting. The bill requires theDepartment of Education to make a report to the Governor, the Senate Committeeson Education and Health and Finance, and the House Committees on Education andAppropriations on the findings of the pilot program after two and four years.
Left in Appropriations
Continued to 2021 in Appropriations
Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N)
Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
Impact statement from DPB (HB49)
Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101219D
Referred to Committee on Education
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