COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 182
December 5, 1997

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Report of Teacher Salary Survey


  Administrative Supts. Memo. No. 61, dated August 22, 1997,
  collected data on average classroom teacher salaries for 1997-98.
  No mandate to raise teacher salaries was included in the
  Appropriations Act for the 1997-98 school year; however, the
  General Assembly did provide a salary supplement of 4%
  effective January 1, 1998.

  The attached report has been provided to the Chairmen of the
  House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees and to the
  members of the State Board of Education.  

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