Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Education
Board
State Board of Education
chapter
Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia [8 VAC 20 ‑ 131]
Action:
Fast-track action to align the Standards of Accreditation with Chapter 26 of the 2021 Acts of the Assembly
 
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 26 of the 2021 Acts of the Assembly (“Chapter 26”) amended § 22.1-137.2 of the Code of Virginia to require that every public school conduct a lock-down drill at least once during the first 20 days of each school session. Section 22.1-137.2 previously required that public schools conduct lock-down drills at least twice during the first 20 days of each school session. Chapter 26 requires the Board of Education (“Board”) to amend 8VAC20-131-260 B 3 of the Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project Yes  [7119]
Associated Mandates Mandate to require that every public school conduct a lock-down drill at least once during the first 20 days of each school session
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Jim Chapman  / Regulatory and Legal Coordinator
Address: James Monroe Bldg., 25th Floor
101 N. 14th St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: jim.chapman@doe.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)225-2540    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

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