COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 19
February 7, 1997

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM:
 
Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT:
 
Virginia Public School Authority School Equipment Financing Notes, 
Educational Technology Issue IV

 
  The Department has received word from the Virginia Public
  School Authority that it is intending to sell bonds on or
  about February 20, 1997 for the Educational Technology
  program in 1997.  Supts. Memo. No. 199 dated December 20,
  1996 identified the amount of funding available for each
  school division.  These funds will be available to school
  divisions on or about March 4, 1997.  Reimbursement may be
  requested until January 1, 1998.  Please refer to
  Informational Supts. Memo. No. 113, dated June 14, 1996 on
  the use of these funds for technology.          

  Attached is the reimbursement request to be used for this
  Technology Initiative.  This form, along with supporting
  documentation, should be sent to Mrs. June F. Eanes, Acting
  Assistant Superintendent for Finance, Department of
  Education, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120.   If
  there are questions concerning the purchases these funds can
  be used for, please contact Dr. Ida Hill, Assistant
  Superintendent for Technology, at (804) 225-2725.  Questions
  concerning the reimbursement request form should be
  addressed to Mrs. Eanes at (804) 225-2060.

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