SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 182
November 15, 1996
|FROM:||Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
|SUBJECT:||Report of Teacher Salary Survey|
Data was collected on Administrative Supts. Memo. No. 56, dated August 16, 1996, on average classroom teacher salaries for 1996-97. No mandate to raise teacher salaries was included in the Appropriations Act for the 1996-97 school year. The General Assembly specified that the average classroom teacher salary continues to be the measure for comparison of Virginia with other states at the national level. The attached report has been provided to the Chairman of the State Board of Education. The General Assembly has supported the goal of Virginia's average classroom teacher salary reaching the national average. Please review the attached report and address any questions to Ms. Doris West at (804) 225-2091 or Mrs. June Eanes at (804) 225-2060. RTL:dw Attachment: This memo and its attachment will be sent to the superintendent's office.