VDOE CSEA Fairfax County Public Schools Review Summary Report

VDOE FOIA Response: VDOE 2022 Monitoring of FCPS

June 22, 2023, the following FOIA request was submitted to Virginia Department of Education: “Please provide me VDOE’s Summary Report of the Review of the Provision of Special Education in FCPS.” June 30, 2023, VDOE responded by providing the report below. In a separate FOIA response, VDOE provided the data collection spreadsheets associated with the report.
2019 IEE FOIA

FCPS FOIA Response: How FCPS Ascertains the Prevailing rate for IEE Assessments and Written Guidelines for Independent Education Evaluations

In 2019, a Fairfax County Public Schools parent submitted a FOIA request for “Information on how FCPS ascertained the prevailing rate for IEE assessments within the Washington DC metro area as written on your Guidelines for Independent Education Evaluations.”
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Virginia Department of Education Emergency Guidance, Plans, and Training

This page will feature documents, videos, and other assets created by—and/or related to—Virginia Department of Education, in an effort to ensure they’re available for future learning—and to ensure we don’t forget best practices created and mistakes already made.
4.6.20 letter from Virginia's Big 8 Superintendents to Governor Northam

VDOE FOIA Response: Email from Superintendents of Virginia’s “Big 8” to VDOE Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane

FOIA response for letters from the superintendents of Virginia’s eight largest school districts to VDOE’s then-Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane.
OCR Case No 11-23-4044 Resolution Agreement

VDOE Guided School Divisions Statewide to Engage in Discrimination; Office for Civil Rights and VDOE Enter Into Resolution Agreement

Office for Civil Rights determined Virginia Department of Education discriminated against thousands of students who have disabilities during its Spring 2023 field testing.

VDOE Opens Systemic Complaint Investigation into FCPS; Complaint Alleges FCPS’ Academic Record Policies are in Noncompliance with State and Federal Regulations

VDOE Opens Systemic Complaint Investigation into FCPS; Complaint Alleges FCPS’ Academic Record Policies are in Noncompliance with State and Federal Regulations October 6, 2023, Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) opened a systemic complaint investigation into Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS).…
FCPS COVID-19 Compensatory Education Update FOIA Response

FCPS FOIA Response: “COVID-19 Compensatory Education Update” and “COVID-19 Compensatory Education Service Delivery Models”

June 13, 2023, Michelle Boyd, FCPS’ former Assistant Superintendent, Department of Special Services, spoke at the monthly Advisory Committee for Students with Disabilities meeting and stated Office for Civil Rights provided FCPS additional guidance. Boyd stated she would be releasing it to principals either that night or the next day, in addition to sending it to ACSD members. 

A FOIA request was submitted to obtain the guidance document. After receiving Boyd’s June 14, 2023, guidance email to FCPS staff, another FOIA request was submitted, to obtain access to documents hyperlinked within Boyd’s email.