COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 40
March 13, 1998

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Lan W. Nuegent
Assistant Superintendent for Technology
SUBJECT: 1996-97 School Division Dropout Rates

 
  Enclosed you will find 1996-97 dropout rates computed for
  Virginia public school divisions.  We sincerely appreciate
  the significant role played by local school division
  personnel in reducing Virginia's dropout rate and preparing
  these statistics for release.

  This report is also available on the Department's website at
  the following address:  www.pen.k12.va.us.  Follow the links
  from the "Data and Publications" button.

  Inquiries regarding this report should be addressed to Mona
  N.  Mallory, Virginia Department of Education, Management
  Information Systems, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, Virginia,
  23218-2120, via VA.PEN at mmallory@pen.k12.va.us., or by
  calling  804/225-2949.


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