SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 47
March 1, 1996
||William C. Bosher, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
||Request for Public Comment on Virginia's Consolidated Application
for the four-year period, July 1, l996, through June 30, 2000, under the
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 as amended by the
Improving America's School Act of 1994
On February 22, 1996, the State Board of Education approved for dissemination and public comment Virginia's Consolidated State Application under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 as amended by the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994. The application outlines how the state will carry out its reform initiatives and use resources of programs included in the Application to support planning and delivery of collaborative, cooperative, and integrated services. It also details the planned consolidation of administrative funds for those programs for which such consolidation is allowable. Please make the enclosed application available in a central location within your division for review by administrators, teachers, parents, and members of your school community. Comments are invited, and may be submitted on or before April 5, l996, to: Mr. George H. Irby, Sr. Director, Office of Compensatory Programs Division of Instruction Virginia Department of Education P.O. Box 2120 Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120 The application will also be available on Virginia's Public Education Network (VaPEN) under Archives of Documents and Software, Department of Education Documents, Consolidated State Application. On the World Wide Web the document can be found at http://www.pen.k12.va.us/go/VDOE/Publications/St_App/st_app.html. If you have questions about the application, or need additional information, please contact George H. Irby at (804) 225-2869. WCBJr:tsc Enclosure: A copy of this memo and its attachment will be sent to the superintendent's office.