COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 84
September 24, 1999

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: K-3 Primary Class Size Report Due Date: October 22, 1999


Attachment A is the information requested for the K-3 
Primary Class Size Reduction program for fiscal year 2000.  
Please report the actual K-3 enrollment, the number of 
classroom teachers (FTE), and the number of resource 
teachers (FTE) as of September 30, 1999.  Please prorate 
the resource teachers based on the actual amount of time 
they spend with the K-3 classes.  Resource teachers that 
may be counted include art, music, physical education, and 
Chapter I reading teachers.  Also indicate on the form if 
any of the individual class sizes exceed the maximum class 
size indicated on the form.  If so, please attach an 
explanation stating the reason for exceeding the maximum 
class size.  Attachment B is the certification form that 
must be signed and returned with Attachment A. 

A report of this information must be provided to the Board 
of Education and to the Chairmen of the House Education, 
House Appropriations, House Finance, Senate Education and 
Health, and Senate Finance Committees by December 1, 1999.  

Please return Attachment A and B to Mrs. June Eanes, budget 
director, no later than October 22, 1999.  The forms may be 
faxed to Mrs. Eanes at (804) 225-2300.  After all the forms 
have been returned, verified, and compiled, entitlements 
for fiscal year 2000 will begin to be issued on a bi-
monthly schedule.  If you have any questions concerning 
these forms, please contact June Eanes, Kent Dickey, or 
Brian Logwood at (804) 225-2025.

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