Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia [8 VAC 20 ‑ 131]
Comprehensive review of the Standards of Accreditation
General Information
Action Summary The Virginia Board of Education plans to propose comprehensive amendments to these regulations, including several amendments that are needed to comport with legislative changes made by HB 642 and SB 514 (2012) about the graduation and completion index; HB 1999, SB 1167, and SB 1207 (2013) about the student growth indicators; HB 2028 and SB 986 (2013) about CPR; HB 2344 (2013) about the threat assessment team; and HB 2346 (2013) about lock-down drills.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003789]
Associated Mandates
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6658 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 9/11/2013.
6799 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 12/5/2014 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Dr. Cynthia Cave  / Assistant Superintendent, Polcy and Communications
Address: Department of Education
P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218-2120
Email Address:
Phone: (804)225-2403    FAX: (804)225-2524    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.