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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]
Action:
Update to comport with legislative changes made by HB 1061 and SB 489 (2012) (diploma requirements)
 
General Information
Action Summary The 2012 General Assembly passed, and the Governor signed into law, HB 1061 and SB 489, which amend ยง 22.1-253.13:4 of the Code of Virginia to strengthen postsecondary education and workplace readiness opportunities for all students, and to consolidate the number of Board of Education-approved diplomas. The bills eliminate the Standard Technical, Advanced Technical, and Modified Standard Diplomas, and change the graduation requirements for the Standard and Advanced Studies Diplomas. The legislation requires the Board of Education to promulgate emergency regulations to effect these changes.
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  [003304]
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6253 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 6/4/2014 and was extended until 12/4/2014.
6704 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 7/18/2014.
7029 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/3/2014.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Melissa Luchau 
Address: James Monroe Bldg.
101 N. 14th St., 25th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: melissa.luchau@doe.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)225-2924    FAX: (804)225-2524    TDD: ()-