Superintendent’s Memo #099-12

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education

April 13, 2012

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT:  Title I, Part A, Carryover Provisions and Reallocation Procedures under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

Section 1127 of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) allows school divisions to carry over up to 15 percent of their Title I, Part A, allocation for any fiscal year.  School divisions must encumber 85 percent of each award year’s Title I, Part A, allocation by September 30 of the following year (within 15 months).  This section also allows eligible school divisions to apply for a waiver to exceed the 15 percent limitation once every three years.  School divisions that wish to apply for a waiver must submit the request in writing by September 30 of the year following the award year to:

Department of Education
Office of Program Administration and Accountability
P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, Virginia 23218

Section 1126(c) of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) mandates that the state educational agency (SEA) have procedures for the reallocation of Title I, Part A, funds that have not been expended within the allotted 15-month period of each program year.  Attached are the Procedures for Reallocation of Title I, Part A, Funds.

Questions may be directed to Becky Marable, Title I coordinator, at Rebecca.Marable@doe.virginia.gov or (804) 371-0044.

PIW/RM/hmt

Attachment:

  1. Procedures for Reallocation of Title I, Part A, Funds (PDF)