COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 130

July 1, 2005

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Seeking Comment on Draft Document: Board of Educations Comprehensive Plan: 2005-2010

 

 

On behalf of the Board of Education, I am pleased to transmit a draft copy of the Board of Educations Comprehensive Plan: 2005-2010, submitted pursuant to 22.1-253.13:6, Code of Virginia. The document (attached) updates the objectives set forth in the boards previous plan, entitled Six-Year Plan: 2003-2008. Building upon the previous plan, the two-year update reflected in the attached document provides the framework for resources and policy development to guide the major priorities of the Board of Education for the coming several years.

 

The board seeks your comments and suggestions for changes and additions to any part of the draft. Please share this document with other personnel in your division, as you deem appropriate. The boards plan will be modified based on public comments, with final adoption expected at the September 21, 2005, meeting.

 

The draft contains the following information:

 

        An assessment of the extent to which the objectives for public education are being met and an outline of what the board views as persistent and troubling needs that remain to be met.

 

Please submit your comments on or before September 6, 2005, to Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, Virginia Department of Education, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; phone: (804) 225-2924; Fax: (804) 225-2524; E-mail: Margaret.Roberts@doe.virginia.gov

 

For additional information, please contact Anne D. Wescott, assistant superintendent for policy and communications, Virginia Department of Education, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218; phone: (804) 225-2403; E-mail: Anne.Wescott@doe.virginia.gov.

JLD/ADW/MNR/mfm

 

Attachment

 

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/administrators/superintendents_memos/2005/inf130a.pdf