REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE TESTING OF SIGHT AND HEARING OF
8VAC20-250-10. Testing of sight and hearing; monitoring.
That sight and hearing of pupils in grades K, 3, 7, and 10
be screened within 60 administrative working days of the opening of school.
The principal of each public elementary and secondary school shall cause the
vision and hearing of students enrolled in (i) kindergarten; (ii) grades second
or third; (iii) grade seven; and (iv) grade ten to be screened, subject to the
conditions and exceptions as established in §22.1-273 of the Code of Virginia.
The vision and hearing screen of students shall be scheduled within the first
sixty administrative working days of the school year. Whenever a pupil
student is found to have any defect of vision or hearing or a disease of
the eyes or ears, the principal shall notify the parent or guardian in writing,
of such defect or disease. This screening of pupils students will
be monitored through the administrative review Department's annual
data collection process.