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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:
Amendments to permit students entering the ninth grade prior to the 2018-19 school year to be awarded locally-awarded verified credit in English and mathematics when certain Board of Education - established criteria are met.
[Withdrawn 5/29/2019]
 
Reason for Withdrawal
The stage for this regulatory change will be taken under an already created action from 2018 since the action is finalizing an existing emergency regulation.
General Information
Action Summary his regulatory action allows students that entered the ninth grade prior to the 2018-19 school year to be awarded locally-awarded verified credits in English and mathematics when certain Board of Education-established criteria are met. Prior to the implementation of emergency regulations that became effective on May 9, 2018, these students could only receive locally-awarded verified credits in science and history/social science. These proposed amendments would finalize these emergency regulations. Changes to the Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia that became effective for the 2018-19 school year allowed students entering the ninth grade in 2018-2019 and thereafter to receive locally-awarded verified credits in English, mathematics, science, and history/social science. The proposed amendments will ensure locally-awarded verified credits in English, mathematics, science, and history/social science will remain available for all students after the expiration of the emergency regulations on November 8, 2019.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [006023]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Mr. Zachary Robbins  / Director of Policy
Address: 101 N. 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: zachary.robbins@doe.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)225-2092    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-