SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 25
January 26, 1996
||William C. Bosher, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
||Adjustments to Basic Aid for the Cost of Educating Children
in Mental Retardation Facilities and Mental Health Hospitals
The total 1995-96 adjustment to Basic Aid Payments for each school division's share of the cost of educating their children in state mental retardation facilities (MR) and in state mental health hospitals (MH) is attached. Please note that the data used to calculate the adjustment to Basic Aid and the actual transfer to the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and to the Division of Special Education are based on enrollment data for the 1994-95 school year. This action is in accordance with language contained in Item 164 C (2) (d) of Chapter 853 (1995 Virginia Acts of Assembly), dated May 5, 1995. In order to maintain proper accounting for the funds involved, it is necessary for each school division to note in its Annual School Report submission the gross receipt of Basic School Aid funds under line 2402020 "Basic School Aid" and to report the sum extended under subject provisions in the Function of Instruction, appropriately accounted for under the respective program(s). If you have questions, please call Mrs. June F. Eanes, Budget Director, at (804) 225-2060, or Mrs. Leigh H. Williams, Budget Analyst, at (804) 225-2031. WCB,Jr:lw Attachments: A COPY OF THIS MEMO AND ITS ATTACHMENTS WILL BE SENT TO THE SUPERINTENDENT'S OFFICE.