COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 102
July 17, 1998

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: State Report from the Virginia Literacy Testing Program, Spring 1998

 
  Enclosed is the spring 1998 state report on the Virginia
  Literacy Testing Program.  This report is being sent to you
  ahead of its dissemination to the State Board of Education on
  July 23,1998, but is embargoed until 3:00 p.m. on that day. 
  The embargo will allow you and your staff to review the
  information prior to public release.  We ask your cooperation
  in honoring the embargo and not releasing information on state
  and division results other than your own until 3:00 p.m. July
  23, 1998.

  Questions regarding the report should be directed to the staff
  of the Division of Assessment and Reporting at (804) 225-2102. 
  Spring 1998 results may be found on VA.PEN after July 31,
  1998.




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