COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 55
August 8, 1997

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Children in Foster Care - 1997-98 Reimbursement for 1996-97 Costs 

 
  Attached are forms that must be completed to claim
  reimbursement for the local expenditures incurred during the
  1996-97 school year for the education of children in foster
  care who were enrolled in pubic schools.  Please read all of
  Attachment A carefully before completing the attached forms. 
  All reports must be signed by the appropriate person and
  returned.  If no claims are made, please mark "NONE" on the
  reimbursement form.

  The Department of Education will make all calculations and
  send the entitlement to the divisions after the Annual School
  Report is finalized.  Questions concerning the Annual School
  Report should be directed to Mr. L. M. Morgan, Director of
  Accounting and Finance, at (804) 225-2040.

  The attached forms should be completed by September 19, 1997,
  and returned to Mrs. Leigh H. Williams, Budget Analyst, P. O.
  Box 2120, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120.  Questions concerning
  these forms or procedures may be directed to Mrs. Williams at
  (804) 225-2060.


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  Attachments: A hard copy of this memo and its attachments
               will be sent to the superintendent's office.