SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 27
May 29, 1998
|FROM:||William C. Bosher, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
|SUBJECT:||Programs for the Gifted - Annual Report Form|
Attached is the form for submitting your Programs for the Gifted - Annual Report for 1997-98. The completed form, which is due on July 31, 1998, should be submitted by mail to: Joy L. Baytops, Specialist, Programs for the Gifted, Department of Education, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120 or by FAX at (804) 786-1703. In previous years, all localities voluntarily responded to this request for data. You should be aware, however, that due to new legislation passed during the 1998 General Assembly, effective July 1, 1998, submission of this report will be required by law. (Code of Virginia 22.1-18.1). The new requirement may necessitate minor revisions to the report form in 1998-99. Your cooperation in completing the annual report is appreciated. If you have questions regarding completion of this report, please do not hesitate to contact Joy L. Baytops at (804) 371-7419. PDS/vdg Attachments: A hard copy of this memo and its attachment will be sent to the superintendent's office c: Gifted Program Administrators Attachment--Supts. Memo. No. 27 INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE ANNUAL REPORT 1997-98 I. NUMBERS of Identified Gifted Students: Complete this chart by providing the numbers of students identified by category and grade level as indicated on the form. II. Please indicate the total number of identified students served in your division. PLEASE REMEMBER TO COUNT EACH STUDENT ONLY ONCE. III. ETHNIC GROUP Breakdown: Provide numbers of students identified as gifted by ethnic categories as indicated. * * * * * * * * * Please return completed form by July 31, 1998 to: Joy L. Baytops, Specialist--Programs for the Gifted Office of Elementary and Middle School Instructional Services Department of Education P. O. Box 2120 Richmond, VA 23218-2120