COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 74

April 6, 2007

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Virtual Virginia Course Registration

 

 

The Department of Education is pleased to announce registration for the Virtual Virginia program 2007-2008 academic year will open on April 16, 2007. Courses will be offered on full-year and 4x4 semester block schedules. Offerings include 22 Advanced Placement courses, three world languages and electives in mythology, creative writing and SAT prep. New courses for the 2007-2008 academic year include AP French Language, Spanish IV, AP Calculus BC, and Chinese II.

 

Students may earn college degree credit in AP Psychology, U.S. History and Biology at Virginia colleges and universities participating in the Commonwealth College Course Collaborative (CCCC). Additional information about the CCCC can be found at: http://www.virginiamentor.org/planning/cccc.asp.

 

Public school students participating in the Early College Scholars program will have tuition and AP examination fees paid by the Department of Education for any Virtual Virginia course taken. Students enrolled through the Early College Scholars Program and taking the courses through Virtual Virginia are expected to take the associated examinations. Tuition for non-Early College Scholar students will be $375 times the local composite index. Details of tuition fees for other courses can be found on the website: www.virtualvirginia.org.

 

Additional information about Virtual Virginia including student, mentor, and counselor handbooks and policies can be found at http://www.virtualvirginia.org or by contacting Cathy Cheely, e-learning coordinator, Teleproduction Services at (804) 225-2972 or by e-mail at cathy.cheely@doe.virginia.gov.

 

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