Superintendent’s Memo #073-14

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education

March 28, 2014

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT:  Virtual Virginia 2014 Enrollment Opens April 1, 2014

Virtual Virginia, the Department of Education’s online program, offers 54 online courses, including certain core, Advanced Placement, world language, and elective courses. Enrollment for the 2014-15 academic year opens for Virginia public school students on April 1, 2014. There is no tuition charged for public school students who enroll in standard core, world language, and elective courses. Virginia public school students participating in the Early College Scholars (ECS) program may also take Advanced Placement courses tuition free. Information about the ECS program is available at http://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/graduation/early_college_scholars/index.shtml.

Enrollment for nonpublic and out-of-state students will open on July 1, 2014. More information about tuition, withdrawal fees, and course requirements is found at www.virtualvirginia.org.

As in past years, all students who withdraw from courses after 21 calendar days will be charged a $75 withdrawal fee. No tuition will be refunded after 60 calendar days.

If you have questions, please contact Gail Warren at (757) 470-3017 or via e-mail at gail.warren@doe.virginia.gov.

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