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Mandate 650

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
140 Clock Hour Requirement
Purpose of legislation
Permits local school divisions to waive the requirement for students to receive 140 clock hours of instruction to earn a standard unit of credit upon providing the Board of Education with satisfactory proof, based on Board guidelines, that the students for whom such requirements are waived have learned the content and skills included in the relevant Standards of Learning.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 701 (2015)
Chap 702 (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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