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Department of Education
State Board of Education
Regulations Governing Reduction of State Aid When Length of School Terms Below 180 Teaching Days or 990 Teaching Hours [8 VAC 20 ‑ 521]
Revisions to comport with legislation approved during the 2015 General Assembly session
General Information
Action Summary SB 1021 (2015) amended this Code section to permit the Board of Education to waive the requirement that school divisions provide additional teaching days or teaching hours to compensate for school closings resulting from severe weather conditions or other emergency situations. At present, the authority to waive the requirement only extends to school closings resulting from a declared state of emergency.
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  [004578]
Associated Mandates Severe Weather Conditions
Note This action is not 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
7387 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/1/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Ms. Emily V. Webb  / Director for Board Relations
Address: James Monroe Bldg.
101 N. 14th St., 25th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:,
Phone: (804)225-2924    FAX: (804)225-2524    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.