SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 33
February 2, 1996
|FROM:||William C. Bosher, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
|SUBJECT:||GUN-FREE SCHOOLS ACT - Revised Guidelines|
Attached is a revised guidance document issued by the U.S. Department of Education for implementing the federal Gun-Free Schools Act. You will note that these guidelines are intended to replace a previous guidance document distributed by the U.S. Department of Education in January, 1995. Please be advised that these revised federal guidelines do not in any way preempt Virginia's code, 22.1-277.01, Expulsion of students under certain circumstances. If you have questions about these guidelines, you may contact the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education at (202) 260-7767, or you may call Doug Cox at (804) 225-2402, or Diane Atkinson at (804) 371-0035. WCBJr/cp Attachment: This memo and its attachment will be sent to the superintendent's office.