COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 1

January 5, 2007

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Virginia Graduation Requirements 2007 and Beyond Brochure

 

The Virginia Department of Education has prepared a new brochure to help students and parents better understand the requirements for a diploma for students who entered the ninth grade for the first time during 2003-2004 (class of 2007).

 

The brochure provides information about the Standard Diploma and Advanced Studies Diploma and the answers to frequently asked questions about the Commonwealths diploma requirements.

 

The brochure, in sufficient quantities to provide a copy for every student in grades 9-12, will be shipped by UPS to all Virginia high schools during the week of January 8, 2007. Deliveries are expected to be completed by January 12. Please advise principals to anticipate delivery of the brochures so they can be distributed to students in a timely manner.

 

The brochure may be viewed or downloaded from the Departments website at this address: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/2plus4in2004/grad-requirements.pdf

For more information, please contact Charles Pyle, director of communications, at Charles.Pyle@doe.virginia.gov or (804) 371-2420.

 

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