COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 52
August 14, 1998

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Survey of Private Nonprofit School Participation in Title II-Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Program, Title IV-Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities, and Title VI-Innovative Education Program Strategies for 1999-2000
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended 
by the Improving America's School Act of 1994, provides in 
Section 6402 of Title VI and in Section 14503 of Title XIV that 
children enrolled in private nonprofit elementary and secondary 
schools are eligible to participate in programs authorized under 
the act.  Each school division is obligated to inform private 
school officials within the division's attendance area that 
students in privatenonprofit schools are eligible to participate 
in the Title II-Eisenhower Program, the Title IV-Safe and Drug 
Free Schools programs, and Title VI-Innovative Education Program 
Strategies.  Each school division is responsible for 
ascertaining the number of students enrolled in private schools 
that will participate in these programs.

The attached forms are for collecting the 1997-98 enrollment 
data to be used to compute the entitlements for the 1999-2000 
school year.  The first form is the Private School Intent to 
Participate form which may be duplicated and used to collect 
participation data for Titles II, IV, and VI.  It is suggested 
the form be sent by registered mail and that records be 
maintained of mail certification and delivery.  


The second form is the Private School Participation Summary.  
This form must be used to report the number of private school 
students participating in each of the three programs.  The 
original signed copy of this form must be returned to Ms. Doris 
West, Senior Budget Analyst, Department of Education, P. O. Box 
2120, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120, on or before September 18, 
1998.  Allocations cannot be accurately determined for any 
school division until all divisions have returned the required 
participation data.  If you have questions or need further 
information, please contact Ms. West at (804) 225-2091 or Ms. 
June Eanes at (804) 225-2060.

PDS/dbw

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





DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
TITLE II-DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM, 
TITLE IV-SAFE AND DRUG FREE SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES PROGRAMS,
And TITLE VI-INNOVATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM STRATEGIES 
PRIVATE NONPROFIT SCHOOL INTENT TO PARTICIPATE FORM

1997-98 SCHOOL YEAR

This form is to be used by private nonprofit schools in Virginia that wish 
to participate in Title II, Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development
Program and Title IV, the Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities 
Programs, and Title VI, Innovative Education Program Strategies. To 
be eligible for participation in these programs, a school must meet the
following requirements: 

1. Be in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; 
   Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; and the Age 
   Discrimination Act.

2. Be certified as a nonprofit institution in accordance with Section 
   501(C)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.

If your school does not choose to participate in these programs, please
complete only  Items 1 through 3 in Section A, sign and return the form
to the local school division  superintendent.  If your school wishes to
participate in one or more of the above programs,  please complete all 
items on this form and return it to the local school division
superintendent  by September 5, 1998.

THERE IS NO OBLIGATION TO ACCEPT FORMS RETURNED AFTER THE ABOVE DATE. 

A.  Participation Intent

1.  Title II, Eisenhower Innovative Programs

    Yes _____   No ____     No. of Students _________

2.  Title IV, Safe And Drug Free Schools

    Yes _____   No ____   No. of Students _________

3.  Title VI, Innovative Programs

    Yes _____   No ____     No. of Students  _________

B.  Total Student Enrollment, K-12 (1997-98) 

C.  Number of Students eligible for Title I Services (1997-98) 


D.  Program Compliance

1.  The school is in compliance with all applicable civil rights acts.

    Yes _____               No _____

2.  Nonprofit status has been approved in accordance with Section
    501(C)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.

    Yes _____               No _____

E.  Title I eligible student breakdown (respond only if more than
    one school is included in the figure for your total K-12 enrollment.)

                                                          Title I
            School Name             Total Enrollment      Students
       ________________________     _______________    _____________

       ________________________     _______________    _____________


_______________________________________      _________________________
 Signature of Private School Official                  Date

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COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
PRIVATE SCHOOL PARTICIPATION SUMMARY
1997-98



LOCAL SCHOOL DIVISION ____________________________________________


        SUMMARY OF PRIVATE NONPROFIT SCHOOL INTENT TO PARTICIPATE FORMS. 

A.  Number of Intent to Participate Forms sent and number of responses.

1.  Number of private schools sent forms            ________

2.  Number of private schools returning forms       ________

B.  Number of participating schools and number of students participating
    by Program.

                                  Title II   Title IV     Title VI

Number of private schools
participating                     _________   _________    _________

Enrollment of participating
nonprofit private schools         _________   _________    _________ 
(Show enrollment numbers only
if private school indicated
intent to participate in  program.)

Total number of Title I
eligible students enrolled in
participating nonprofit
private schools (Show numbers     __________  __________    _________
only if the private school
 indicated the number of students
eligible for Title I services.)



_______________________________________   __________________________
  Signature of School Superintendent                Date


     Please return this form by September 18, 1998  to:

        Ms. Doris B. West
        Senior Budget Analyst
        Department of Education
        Budget Services