COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P.O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO NO. 127
June 24, 2005
Jo Lynne DeMary
Superintendent of Public Instruction
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
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.