Superintendent's Memo #119-10

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

Department of Education

May 18, 2010

TO: Division Superintendents

FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Discipline, Crime, and Violence Report for School Year 2009-2010

The purpose of this memo is to provide information about final submission of collected data on discipline, crime, and violence in public schools for the 2009-2010 school year. Data submitted will meet the reporting requirements for the following:

Application and Data Submission:

The data collection process remains the same. The data submitted will include the regular 2009-2010 school year, and the data from summer school programs for 2009.

The closing date for submission for the regional centers/programs data is July 15, 2010. The school divisions cannot finalize their DCV data until its regional centers/programs submit their data. The closing date for submission for the school divisions is July 31, 2010. The submission window for the DCV 2010-2011 report will be opened on August 1, 2010.

Additional information related to the data collection process can be downloaded from the Department of Education’s website at . Users can select “Data Collection” on the left side of the homepage, and then select “Student & School Support” on the right side of the page. On the “Student & School Support” page, select “School Safety” to view all the documents pertaining to the Annual Report for Discipline, Crime and Violence. The complete address to access instructions for submission is as follows:

Questions regarding the submission of this report may be directed to this e-mail address: or to Joyce Martin at (804) 225-2966 or Mona Mallory at (804) 225-2185.