DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
SUPTS. MEMO NO. 248
October 10, 2008
Patricia I. Wright
Superintendent of Public Instruction
IV, Part A: Safe and
The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has recently received final information from the U.S. Department of Education about the level of funding for the SDFSCA program for 2008-09.
Total Allocation to
Governor's Office (20 percent) $1,085,963.00
VDOE (80 percent) $4,343,853.00
Of the $4,343,853.00 allocated to the VDOE, funds will be distributed as follows:
School Divisions (93 percent)$4,039,783.29
VDOE (7 percent) $ 304,069.71
Preliminary funding information was provided to division SDFSCA coordinators as a part of their technical assistance workshop on April 22, 2008.
The attached table provides a listing by school division of the final Title IV, Part A entitlements for 2008-09. The allocation to the state decreased by 15.4 percent compared with 2007-08. However, most school division allocations changed by a different percentage because of changes in the division's K-12 enrollment and its Title I allocation.
Questions regarding the Title IV, Part A program should be directed to Dr. Susan FitzPatrick, grants & reports manager of the safe and drug-free schools program, via e-mail Susan.Fitzpatrick@doe.virginia.gov or telephone (804) 225-2897 or to Jo Ann Burkholder, safe and drug-free schools program specialist, via e-mail Joann.Burkholder@doe.virginia.gov or telephone (804)371-7586.