COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 51
July 26, 1996

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Request for Information on Textbooks and Instructional Fees

 
  This memo is to request information on textbooks and
  instructional fees for the 1995-96 and 1996-97 years.  This
  information is needed in calculating SOQ expenditures.
  
  Please complete the attached form and return it to Mrs. June
  Eanes, Budget Director, by September 1, 1996.  If you have
  any questions concerning this survey, please call Mrs. Eanes
  at (804) 225-2060.
  
  RTL:je
  
  Attachment:  This memo and its attachment will be sent to
               the superintendent's office
  
  
  
                                            ATTACHMENT A
  
                   SURVEY ON TEXTBOOK COSTS
  
  
  
  DIVISION _______________________________
  
  
                                           ACTUAL    BUDGETED
                                           1995-96    1996-97
  
  Textbooks:
  
  I.   Revenue
  
       A. State Funds                     __________ __________      
       B. Local Operating Funds           __________ __________
  
  
  II. Expenditures
     
       A. Instruction (object code
          6020 on ASR)                    __________ __________
  
       B. Do you maintain a separate 
          textbook account outside the    YES_______ YES _______
          operating fund?                 NO _______ No  _______
  
       C. If yes, are the expenditures    YES ______ YES _______
          included above in A?            NO  ______ NO  _______
  
       D. If no, how much?                __________ ___________
  
  
  
  Materials/Instructional Fees:
  
  I.   Do you charge a general            YES ______ YES _______
       instructional fee?                 NO  _______ NO _______
  
       If yes, how much per student?      __________ ___________
  
  
       What expenditures are covered by these funds?(You may
       attach a listing.)
  
  
     
  II.  Do you charge a materials fee?     Yes ______ YES _______
  
                                          NO _______ NO ________
  
       If yes, how much per student?      __________ ___________
  
  
       What does the fee cover?  (You may attach a listing.)
  
  
  
  
  III. Do you charge any other fees      YES _______ YES ______ 
       excluding student activites?      NO ________ NO ______
  
       If yes, how much per student?     __________ ___________
  
  
       What do these fees cover? (You may attach a listing.)
  
  
  
  
  Return this form by September 1, 1996.
  
  
  _______________________________       ______________________
      Superintendent's Signature               Date
  
  
  _______________________________      ______________________
     Person Completing the Form             Telephone No.