DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
SUPTS. MEMO NO. 049
November 17, 2006
Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Certification for Governor's Schools and Foreign
Item 135, paragraph B.30.a of the 2006-2008 appropriation act (Chapter 10, 2006 Acts of the Assembly), Special Session I) requires that school divisions certify that no tuition is assessed students to attend Academic-Year Governors Schools:
a. Out of the amounts for Governor's School Payments, the Board of Education shall provide assistance for the state share of the incremental cost of regular school year Governor's Schools based on each participating locality's composite index of local ability-to-pay. Participating school divisions must certify that no tuition is assessed students for participation in this program.
Item 135, paragraph B.30.b of the
appropriation act further specifies that no tuition may be charged to public
school students who participate in the Summer Residential Governors Schools or
b. Out of the amounts for Governor's School Payments, the Board
of Education shall provide assistance for the state share of the incremental
cost of Summer Residential Governor's Schools and
A certification form is provided as
Attachment A to this memorandum. Please
complete this form to certify that Academic-Year Governors Schools, Summer
Residential Governors Schools, and
Office of Middle/High School Instruction
For additional information, please contact Dr. Barbara McGonagill, principal specialist, Governors Schools and Gifted Education, by e-mail at Barbara.McGonagill@doe.virginia.gov, or telephone at (804) 225-2884.