COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 47

October 19, 2007

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 2006-2007 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 memo is to inform you that the Safe and Drug-Free School progress report for the fiscal year 2006 (July 1, 2006 June 30, 2007) is due to the Virginia Department of Education by November 30, 2007.

 

Safe and Drug-Free School coordinators were notified on October 11, 2007, of this due date. The report remains the same as in previous years, except for formatting updates and additional questions about student assistance programming. The progress reports are to be submitted online at the website http://www.safeanddrugfreeva.org/. The online submission form and full instructions for submission will be found at this website as of October 22, 2007.

 

Individual user name and the password for each division will be mailed to the SDFSCA school division coordinators by October 22, 2007. This information is necessary to log onto the survey site to complete the report.

 

Should there be questions, please contact Jo Ann Burkholder, specialist for Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program, by phone at 804-371-7586 or Joann.Burkholder@doe.virginia.gov in the Office of Student Services.

 

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