Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Regulations Governing the Secondary School Transcript [8 VAC 20 ‑ 160]
Amendments: Revision of information requirements for secondary school transcripts and profile data sheets.
Action 1885
General Information
Action Summary The Regulations provide definitions, format options for transcripts and profile data sheets, and the elements for weighting advanced, accelerated, advanced placement and honors level courses. The purpose of these proposed revisions is to remove the 1988-89 effective date provision, revise the definitions as necessary to comport with those in other Board of Education regulations, and revise the format options for the transcript and profile data sheets to reflect both Board of Education regulations and state and federal law. The sections concerning class rankings, AP courses and the elements of weighting of advanced, accelerated, advanced placement, and honors level courses also need to be reviewed to ensure that they comport with best instructional practices, as well as other state requirements.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [000580]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
3407 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/29/2005.
3590 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/12/2007.
4093 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/27/2007.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jim Chapman  / Director of Board Relations
Address: James Monroe Bldg.
101 N. 14th St., 25th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)750-8750    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.