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Department of Education
State Board of Education
Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia [8 VAC 20 ‑ 131]
Update to Comport with Legislative Changes Made by HB 1215 (2012)
Action 3691 / Stage 6574
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 7/16/2015  2:44 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/30/2013   (modified 7/13/2015)    
pdf Time Waiver Request 4/30/2013    
pdf Attorney General Certification 6/13/2013    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 7/28/2013    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 7/31/2013    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 6/30/2015   

Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to article 2 of the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 4/30/2013
Review Completed: 6/13/2013
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 6/13/2013
Review Completed: 7/28/2013
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Education Review Completed: 4/8/2014
Governor's Review Review Completed: 6/30/2015
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 7/2/2015
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 7/27/2015    Volume: 31  Issue: 24
Public Hearings

09/10/2015 11:00 AM

Comment Period Ended 9/25/2015
Contact Information
Name / Title: Dr. Cynthia Cave  / Assistant Superintendent, Polcy and Communications
Address: Department of Education
P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218-2120
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)225-2092    FAX: (804)225-2524    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.

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Action 3691:
Update to Comport with Legislative Changes Made by HB 1215 (2012)
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (6189) Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/15/2012.
Proposed   (6574) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/25/2015.
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