COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 17

May 21, 2004

 

ADMINISTRATIVE


TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Submission of 2004-2005 Federal Program Applications under Public Law 107-110, No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

 

This communication informs school division superintendents that the 2004-2005 federal program applications under Public Law 107-110, No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, are available on the Department of Educations website at http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Instruction/OCP/nclb-applications.html. Applications can also be accessed through the departments No Child Left Behind website at http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/nclb/.

 

A school division that submits an individual or a consolidated application and the signed printed copy of the cover page by July 1, 2004, will have the appropriate 2004-2005 funds available on a reimbursement basis as of July 1, 2004. A school division that submits an application and the signed printed copy of the cover page after July 1, 2004, will have the appropriate 2004-2005 funds available on a reimbursement basis as of the date the signed printed copy of the cover page is received at the department. School divisions are encouraged to submit applications between July 1 and July 30.

 

The available applications are the Local Consolidated Application and the following individual program applications:

 

        Title I, Part A, Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies;

        Title I, Part C, Education of Migratory Children;

        Title I, Part D, Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk;

        Title II, Part A, Preparing, Training, and Recruiting High Quality Teachers and Principals;

        Title II, Part D, Enhancing Education Through Technology;

        Title III, Part A, Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students;

        Title IV, Part A, Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act;

        Title V, Part A, Innovative Programs; and

        Title VI, Part B, Subpart 2, Rural and Low-Income School Program

 

Divisions may choose to change from submitting individual program applications to a Local Consolidated Application, or from submitting a Local Consolidated Application to individual program applications. Divisions may also submit a combination of a Local Consolidated Application and one or more individual program applications.

 

Until the U.S. Department of Education and, subsequently, the Virginia Department of Education release the July 1, 2004, federal allocation amounts, the 2003-2004 federal allocations should be used to complete the budget sections of the applications. Budget amendments may be used to adjust projected program expenses at any time during the process.

 

Each application is accompanied by a set of guidelines and instructions and the name of a program contact person at the Virginia Department of Education. Applicants are encouraged to contact program representatives if assistance is needed regarding the new electronic application submission process.

 

If you have general questions related to the release of the applications for federal funds, please contact Mrs. Doris (Gabie) Frazier (gfrazier@mail.vak12ed.edu) at 804-225-2907.

 

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