COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 127

June 24, 2005

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Final Title IV, Part A: Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (SDFSCA) Entitlements for the 2005-06 School Year Under Provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Public Law 107-110

 

 

The Virginia Department of Education has recently received final information from the U.S. Department of Education about the level of funding for the SDFSCA program.

 

Total Allocation to Virginia $8,144,758

 

Governors Office (20%) $1,628,952

 

Virginia Department of Education (80%) $6,515,806

 

Of the $6,515,806 allocated to the Department of Education, funds will be distributed as follows:

 

School Divisions $6,059,700

(Entitlement 93%)

Department of Education $ 456,106

(Programs and Administration 7%)

 

Estimated funding information was originally provided to school division coordinators by memo dated March 10, 2005. Preliminary funding information was also provided as a part of their technical assistance workshop on May 19, 2005.

 

The attached table provides a listing by school divisions of the final Title IV, Part A, entitlements. This information is the same as the preliminary estimates provided to the coordinators.

 

It should also be noted that all of these funds will be awarded on or after July 1, 2005. No supplemental awards will need to be made in October.

 

Applications for Title IV funding should be submitted by July 1, 2005. Please refer to ADMINISTRATATIVE SUPTS. MEMO NO. 21, May 6, 2005 for detailed information about submission of all federal program applications under Public Law 107-110, No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

 

Questions regarding the Title IV program should be directed to Arlene Cundiff at (804)225-2871, or by e-mail to Arlene.Cundiff@doe.virginia.gov, or to Myra Shook at 804-371-7586, or by e-mail to Myra.Shook@doe.virginia.gov, both in the office of student services.

 

Attachment

 

 

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/administrators/superintendents_memos/2005/inf127a.pdf