COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 15
April 5, 1996

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: William C. Bosher, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: General Adult Education (GAE) Applications for FY 1996-97


  The General Assembly has appropriated $1,051,800 for
  reimbursement of the General Adult Education Program for
  fiscal year 1996-97.  This appropriation is subject to the
  approval by the Governor.  Final reimbursement will be based
  on 60% of fixed cost-per-class or fixed cost-per-student-slot
  (External Diploma Program only) as defined in the
  "Instructions for Preparing Program Application and Request
  for Reimbursement for General Adult Education Program."
  
  Eligible classes for reimbursement for fiscal year 1996-97
  include Adult High School classes for credit, General
  Educational Development (GED) Preparatory, Americanization,
  and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes.  To assist
  you in initiating your General Adult Education Program for
  fiscal year 1996-97, copies of the forms to be used in
  submitting your "Program Application for General Adult
  Education" have been attached.
  
  Please submit the forms no later than April 30, 1996.  If no
  program is planned, write on the face of the form your
  school division and division code and "NO PROGRAM PLANNED." 
  All copies of the program application are to be mailed to:
  
                      Mrs. Helen Shook  
                Program Support Technician    
               Virginia Department of Education
                        P. O. Box 2120
                   Richmond, VA  23218-2120
  
  
  For further information, please do not hesitate to contact
  Dr. Rebecca J. Moak, Specialist, for Adult Education, at
  (804) 371-2924 or (804) 225-2075.
  
  WCBJr/s
  
  Attachments: This memo and its attachment will be sent to
               the superintendent's office.