SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 148
August 30, 1996
|FROM:||Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
|SUBJECT:||School Dropout Prevention Awareness Week|
Attached is a copy of House Joint Resolution No. 382, passed by the 1994 General Assembly, designating the second week in September each year as "School Dropout Prevention Awareness Week." We join the General Assembly in encouraging you and your staff to conduct activities that will heighten public awareness of the consequences of dropping out of school and that will encourage all young people to remain in school until graduation. Questions may be referred to H. Douglas Cox, Director, Office of Special Education and Student Services at (804) 225-2402. RTLP/cp Attachment: This memo and its attachment will be sent to the superintendent's office.