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Department of Education
Board
State Board of Education


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Regulations Governing the Operation of Private Day Schools for Students with Disabilities and Educational Programs Offered in Group Homes and Residential Facilities in the Commonwealth [8 VAC 20 ‑ 671]
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Chapter Information
Description Regulations provide provisions for school administration, including school and instructional leadership; a philosophy, goals, and objectives that will serve as the basis for all policies and practices and student achievement expectations; a program of instruction that promotes individual student academic achievement in the essential academic disciplines, (English, mathematics, science, and history/social science); an organized library media center as the resource center of the school; licensure for school personnel; maintenance of student education records, and school facilities and safety. The regulations outline provisions for obtaining a license to operate, denial, revocation or suspension of a license, and renewal of licenses; application fees; student guaranty; application commitments; license restrictions; monitoring and investigation of complaints.
State Authority Section ,22.1-323 Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation The regulations will provide provisions for: 1) the operation of private schools for students with disabilities, including school administration and school and instructional leadership; 2) a philosophy, goals, and objectives that will serve as the basis for all policies and practices and student achievement expectations; 3) a program of instruction that promotes individual student academic achievement in the essential academic disciplines, (English, mathematics, science, and history/social science); 4) an organized library media center as the resource center of the school; 4) licensure for school personnel; 5) maintenance of student education records; and 5) school facilities and safety.

The proposed regulations will also: outline provisions for obtaining a license to operate, denial, revocation or suspension of a license, and renewal of licenses; application fees; student guaranty; application commitments; license restrictions; monitoring and investigation of complaints.
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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: emily.webb@doe.virginia.gov,elizabeth.morris@doe.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)225-2924    FAX: (804)225-2524    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Technical Amendment as required by HB 2216 (2015) approved by the 2015 session of the General Assembly Fast-Track Comment period is underway and will end on 9/20/2017.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeal current; Promulgate new regulation: private day schools for students with disabilities Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/26/2015.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Promulgate regulations for licensure of education programs in private day schools and residential fa NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 7/23/2010 after the comment period had ended.