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Mandate 645

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Additional Accreditation Ratings
Purpose of legislation
Requires the Board of Education (BOE) to amend the Standards of Accreditation by the 2016-2017 school year to establish additional accreditation ratings that recognize the progress of schools that do not meet accreditation benchmarks but have significantly improved their pass rates, are within specified ranges of benchmarks, or have demonstrated significant growth for the majority of their students.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 324 (2015)
Chap 150 (2015)
VAC chapters to be amended
8 vac 20 - 131 : Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 4407: Revisions to comport with legislation approved in the 1999 and 2012-2015 General Assembly Sessions
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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