Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Rules Governing General Educational Development Certificates [8 VAC 20 ‑ 360]
Amendments to incorporate changes in Code and a new fee structure
Action 1423
General Information
Action Summary Proposed amendments to the existing regulations include an increase in testing fees, changes in the language governing to whom a Virginia GED Certificate may be issued, and changes in scoring requirements for issuance of a Virginia GED Certificate.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2568 Fast-Track Stage withdrawn on 11/18/2004 before the Governor's office completed its review.
3011 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/15/2005.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Dr. Yvonne Thayer  / Director of Adult Education Programs
Address: Virginia Department of Education
P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)225-2293   

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.