COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 68
October 4, 1996

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Information on K-3 Initiative

 
  Information is being requested on the attached form in order
  for the Department of Education to compute the entitlements
  for each school division participating in the K-3
  initiative.  The actual K-3 enrollment as of September 30,
  1996, the number of classroom teachers (FTE) and resource
  teachers (FTE) must be indicated.  Please be sure to answer
  the questions, sign the form, and return it to Mrs. June
  Eanes, Budget Director, no later than October 25, 1996.  The
  form may be faxed to Mrs. Eanes at (804) 225-2300.
  
  After all forms have been returned and the information has
  been compiled, 50% of the entitlement will be issued on an
  EFT to school divisions in November.  The final 50% payment
  will be made in the spring.
  
  A report must be provided to the Board of Education, the
  Chairmen of the House Education, House Appropriations, House
  Finance, Senate Education and Health, and Senate Finance
  Committees by December 1, 1996.  If you have any questions
  concerning the form, please call Mrs. Eanes at (804) 225-2060.
  
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  Attachment:  This memo and its attachment will be sent to
               the superintendent's office.