COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 30
February 27, 1998

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Thomas A. Elliott, Assistant Superintendent for Compliance
SUBJECT: Fall 1997 Elementary and Secondary School Civil Rights Compliance Report

 
     Enclosed is a memorandum and information on the Fall
  1997 Elementary and Secondary School Civil Rights Compliance
  Report from the U.S. Department of Education, Office for
  Civil Rights (OCR).  In July 1997, an advance notice was
  mailed to all school divisions required to complete the
  Compliance Report.  The Compliance Report is required by
  federal regulations pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights
  Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972,
  and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  The due
  date for returning the Compliance Report has been extended
  to March 30, 1998, to allow sufficient time to complete the
  report. 

     If you have questions about the Compliance Report, you
  may contact Pete McCabe,  Office for Civil Rights, by e-mail
  at ESCR@ED.GOV; or  telephone at (202) 358-2976; or FAX at
  (202) 358-2975.  The contact person in the Virginia
  Department of Education is Horace P. Webb.  You may reach
  Mr. Webb by telephone at (804) 225-2618; or e-mail at
  hwebb@pen.k12.va.us; or FAX at (804) 225-2831.


  TAE/hpw

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