COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 5
January 17, 1997

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Virginia General Assembly Tracking Report

 
  Each year, the Department of Education prepares a tracking
  report on education-related bills throughout the General
  Assembly session.  The enclosed "Status of Legislation
  Impacting Education" is also available on the Internet on
  the DOE home page at http://www.pen.k12.va.us/go/VDOE/ and
  will be updated every Friday during the session. Virginia's
  PEN users have access to the DOE homepage.

  If you have any questions about the use of Virginia's Pen,
  you may contact Joe Aulino, Management Information Systems,
  804/225-2099.  For further assistance concerning legislative
  matters, please contact Diane T. Atkinson, Division of
  Policy and Public Affairs, 804/225-2403. 


  RLT/gjm

  Enclosure:   This memo and its enclosure will be sent to
               the superintendent's office.