SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 45
June 28, 1996
|FROM:||William C. Bosher, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
|SUBJECT:||Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1994|
Enclosed you will find the final FY 1996 allocation tables for local school divisions under Title IV: Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (SDFSCA) of 1994. The purpose of the legislation is to support programs that prevent violence and promote school safety; that prevent the illegal use of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs, involve parents, and are coordinated with related Federal, State, and community efforts and resources through the provision of Federal financial assistance. The Commonwealth of Virginia will receive funds as follows: VIRGINIA ALLOTMENT $7,932,077 Governor's Share (20%) $1,586,415 Virginia Department of Education (80%) $6,345,662 $7,932,077 VADOE - Programs & Administration $571,109 School Divisions (70% - Entitlement) $4,042,187 School Divisions (30% - Greatest Need) $1,732,366 $6,345,662 The FY 1996 funds (70%) will be distributed on the basis of the 1994-95 public and private school enrollment. The fourteen school divisions determined to have the greatest need" for additional funds (30%) to carry out drug and violence prevention programs will be receiving individual letters of notification from Dr. William C. Bosher, Jr., State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
ADM. SUPTS. MEMO NO. 45 Page 2 June 28, 1996 It will be necessary for local school divisions to submit either a consolidated or an individual application for funding under SDFSCA. If the school division elects to submit an individual application, the original and one copy must be submitted to the Department of Education on or before August 30, 1996. Applications will undergo a peer review and approval process. Notification about the review process will be provided to the SDFSCA school division contact persons at a later date. The 1995-96 Progress Report will be distributed at a later date. Report development and distribution to school divisions have been delayed because the nature and extent of required information to be reported to the U. S. Department of Education have not been determined. If you have questions, please contact Arlene D. Cundiff in the Office of Compensatory Programs at (804) 225-2871. WCBJr/saj cc: SDFSCA School Division Contact Persons Enclosures: This memo and its enclosures will be sent to the superintendent's office FY 1996 SDFSCA Application FY 1996 School Division Allocation Tables Title IV Legislation