COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 48

November 17, 2006

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Title IV: Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act, Fiscal Year 2005-2006 Progress Report

 

Section 4116 of the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (SDFSCA) under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 requires the collection of information about state and local implementation of the SDFSCA. States are required to submit information on state and local programs conducted with assistance furnished through the SDFSCA. Information from school divisions is required for inclusion in the Virginia report to the United States Department of Education.

 

This memorandum is to inform you that the Safe and Drug-Free School coordinators were notified on October 25,2006, that the SDFSCA progress report for the fiscal year 2005 (July 1, 2005 June 30, 2006) was tentatively due to be submitted to the Virginia Department of Education by December 1, 2006. The deadline has been extended to December 6, 2006.

 

Items in the report remain essentially unchanged from previous years reports. As initiated last year, the progress reports are to be submitted online at the website http://www.safeanddrugfreeva.org/. The online submission form and full instructions for submission can be found at this website.

 

Individual user name and the password for each division has already been mailed to the SDFSCA school division coordinators. This information is necessary to log onto the survey site to complete the report.

 

Should there be questions, please contact Jo Ann Burkholder by phone at 804-371-7586 or Joann.Burkholder@doe.virginia.gov in the Office of Student Services.

 

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