COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 43

July 25, 2003

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Adjustments in 2001-2002 Federally Funded Class Size Reduction Program

 

The Virginia Department of Education has been notified of an additional allocation of $35,240 for the 2001-2002 federally funded class size reduction program. These funds must be distributed to school divisions based on the federal formula described in the statute, Public Law 106-113. In addition to the new federal funds, $91,462 from school divisions that waived participation in the 2001-2002 federal class size reduction program have been reallocated to participating school divisions.

 

The attached table is a listing by school divisions of the entitlement for the additional funds. In order to receive the funds, school divisions must complete the attached budget form and return as indicated in the instructions no later than August 15, 2003. These funds must be used in accordance with the federal statute and guidance for the 2001-2002 class size reduction program. In addition to the budget form, please return the attached class size reduction final report for the 2001-2002 grant no later than August 15, 2003.

 

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact George H. Irby, director, office of program administration and accountability, at (804) 225-2869 or at girby@mail.vak12ed.edu.

 

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Attachments

 

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2003/adm043a.pdf

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2003/adm043b.pdf

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2003/adm043c.pdf