COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 25

May 16, 2003


ADMINISTRATIVE

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Title III: Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient (LEP) and Immigrant Students Data Survey

 

The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Title III: Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient (LEP) and Immigrant Students requires school divisions to report data on their LEP population. In order to meet the data collection requirements in the legislation for the 2002-2003 school year, the data are being collected through two sources. Enrollment and home language information were reported in the fall 2002 membership data report. The additional data required to comply with the federal act will be collected through the survey described in this memorandum.

 

The survey must be accessed electronically and completed using Excel 97 or a later version. The survey can be downloaded from the Department of Education website at:

http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Publications/LEP/datacoll/coll.htm.

 

Detailed instructions for completing the survey and submitting the report are attached. The data should be submitted electronically by June 30,2003, to: (LEP@mail.vak12ed.edu).

 

If you have questions regarding the survey, please contact Roberta Schlicher (rschlicher@mail.vak12ed.edu), ESL specialist, Office of Middle Instructional Services at (804) 786-1692.

 

JLD/RLS/ya

 

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