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Agency
Department of Education
Board
State Board of Education
chapter
Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia [8 VAC 20 ‑ 131]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Amendment: legislation enacted 2010 General Assembly re:graduation requirement waivers
 
General Information
Action Summary The proposed amendments address legislation enacted by the 2010 General Assembly. House Bill 1199 requires the Board of Education to provide for the waiver of certain graduation requirements to be granted only for good cause and on a case-by-case basis. The legislation states that the Board of Education shall: “…Provide for the waiver of certain graduation requirements (i) upon the Board's initiative or (ii) at the request of a local school board. Such waivers shall be granted only for good cause and shall be considered on a case-by-case basis.”
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Exempt Citation: The Administrative Process Act (APA), in § 2.2-4006 of the Code of Virginia, provides for exemptions from the rulemaking process for regulatory actions that are necessary to conform to state and federal laws, federal regulations, and state and federal c
RIS Project Yes  [002745]
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5808 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/3/2011.
 
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: Cynthia.Cave@doe.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)225-2092    FAX: (804)225-2524    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.