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.
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
Note This action is intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
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6799 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 12/5/2014 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
7814 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/6/2017.
8092 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/11/2018.
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)225-2092    FAX: (804)225-2524    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.