Meeting of the Board of Regents | March 2010
REGENTS VESID COMMITTEE
The Board of Regents
March 8, 2010
Your VESID Committee held its scheduled meeting on March 8, 2010. All
members were present. Also attending were Chancellor Emeritus Bennett, Regent Brooks Hopkins, Commissioner Steiner and Senior Deputy Commissioner John King.
MATTERS NOT REQUIRING BOARD ACTION
The Deputy Commissioner discussed with the Committee the impact of the current fiscal climate on VESID’s work to implement the requirements of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and stressed how critical it is that we maintain the necessary staff resources and expertise to meet the challenges of our responsibilities and ensure continued receipt of federal IDEA and Rehabilitation Act funds to New York State. (VESID (D) 1)
That concludes our report.