COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 92
May 24, 1996

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: William C. Bosher, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: 1996-98 Funded Instructional SOQ Positions 

 
  Supts. Memo. No. 3 (Regulatory) dated April 5, 1996 provided
  information on the 1996-98 Aid to Localities appropriations
  approved by the General Assembly for the Standards of Quality
  (SOQ) accounts.  A significant portion of these appropriations
  represent the state share of the cost for the instructional
  positions calculated for each school division.
  
  Attachment A provides a brief narrative outlining the
  methodology used for calculating the required number of
  instructional positions.  In addition, Attachment B provides
  the 1994-95 student enrollment data, instructional staffing
  levels, and 1996-98 funded instructional positions calculated
  for each locality.
  
  Any questions regarding this information should be addressed
  to John B. Rickman, Principal, Policy Analysis - Budget,  at
  (804) 225-2806.
  
     
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  Attachments: This memo and its attachment will be sent to
               the superintendent's office.