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

SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 27
May 26, 2000

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: JoLynne DeMary
Acting Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: 2000-01 Preliminary Entitlements for the Class Size Reduction Program (Federally-Funded)


 The Virginia Department of Education has been notified of an allocation of 
$22,800,245 in federal funds for the Class Size Reduction Program.  The 2000-2001 
funds will be released to states in two phases.  On July 3, 2000, 30 percent of the 
funds will be available to states and local school divisions.  The remaining 70 
percent of the funds will be available to states and local school divisions on 
October 2, 2000.  The attached table is a list by school division of the Class Size 
Reduction entitlements.

Class size application packets will be mailed to each program contact person in the 
school division.  Applications should be submitted by June 27, 2000.  Questions 
regarding the class size reduction program or the enclosed information should be 
directed to Dianne B. Pollard (mail to:dpollard@pen.k12.va.us), specialist, Office 
of Compensatory Programs at (804) 371-7583. 

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