COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 91
June 19, 1998

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: 1998-2000 Funded SOQ Instructional Positions

 
  Supts. Memo. No. 1 (Regulatory) dated March 19, 1998, and
  Supts. Memo No. 3 (Regulatory) dated May 8, 1998, provided
  information on the 1998-2000 Aid to Localities appropriations
  approved by the General Assembly for the Standards of Quality
  (SOQ) accounts.  A significant portion of these appropriations
  represents the state share of the cost for the SOQ
  instructional positions calculated for each school division.

  Attachment A provides a brief narrative outlining the
  methodology used in calculating the funded SOQ instructional
  positions.  In addition, Attachment B provides the 1996-97
  student enrollment data, instructional staffing levels, and
  1998-2000 funded instructional positions calculated for each
  locality.

  Any questions regarding this information should be addressed
  to Kent Dickey, Data Base Analyst, at (804) 225-2806.




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