|Comment Period||Ends 11/5/2008|
Dear Members of the Board of Education:
I am a Virginia resident , spouse of an educator, grandparent of Evan who is autistic, and a strong supporter of our public schools. I appreciate the Board's efforts to make graduation rates a priority for Virginia high schools, but given the importance of producing graduates ready for college, work, and life, I'm writing to ask that you take a stronger stand.
Virginia’s students need to receive appropriate supports to reach their potentials, and schools and the Commonwealth as a whole will benefit from incentives to provide the needed supports.
Thank you for your consideration. I hope you'll do all that you can to increase the number of students who successfully graduate ready to fulfill their greatest potential.
Nancy F. Maloy
1144 Reas Ford Rd.
Earlysville, VA 22936