DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
SUPTS. MEMO NO. 29
August 15, 2008
Billy K. Cannaday
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Student Data Collection for Homeless Children and Youth
The purpose of the memorandum is to request school division data regarding homeless children and youth for the 2007-08 school year. This information is required by the U. S. Department of Education (USED) and is similar to data requested in previous years.
This year, an online submission system is required via the Project HOPE-Virginia website:
Nonsubgrant data: https://opinio.wm.edu/opinio//s?s=735
Subgrant data: https://opinio.wm.edu/opinio//s?s=747
By using the online report, users will be linked to the appropriate data collection form. A copy of the appropriate report may be printed out prior to submission along with a technical assistance guide.
In order to adhere to the USED submission date for state reporting, please submit your completed online report no later than October 1, 2008.
School divisions that are not subgrantees and do not receive direct McKinney-Vento funding through Project HOPE-
Subgrantee school divisions receiving direct McKinney-Vento funding through Project HOPE-Virginia must submit the more detailed data collection required in the Annual Report for McKinney-Vento Subgrants.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Dr. Patricia A. Popp
Thank you for your assistance and attention to this requirement.