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Department of Education
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State Board of Education
 
chapter
Regulations Governing Local School Boards and School Divisions [8 VAC 20 ‑ 720]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Provisions governing the local school boards and school divisions are contained in this regulation.
State Authority Section 22.1-16 , Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Ms. Emily V. Webb  / Director of Board Relations
Address: James Monroe Bldg.
101 N. 14th St., 25th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: emily.webb@doe.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)225-2924    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Incorporate the Board of Education’s Guidelines for Local Textbook Approval Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/27/2014.
Incorporate textbook provisions into consolidated regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/26/2012.
Incorporate provisions on fees and charges as new section of 8VAC 20-720 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/19/2012.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments Regarding Use of Controversial or Sensitive Instructional Materials NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 06/21/2022 after the comment period had ended.
Promulgate regulation; consolidate other select regulations related to local school boards Final Stage withdrawn on 02/01/2017 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
Promulgate new regulations;Repeal outdated regulations and consolidate applicable sections into new regulations NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 05/12/2008 after the comment period had ended.