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Department of Education
State Board of Education
Mandate 1125

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
High school graduation requirements
Purpose of legislation
HB516 and SB112 requires the Board of Education to include in its graduation requirements the options for students to complete a dual enrollment course or high-quality work-based learning experience. SB323 requires the Board of Education, in establishing high school graduation requirements, to permit a student who is pursuing an advanced diploma and whose individualized education program specifies a credit accommodation for world language to substitute two standard units of credit in computer science for two standard units of credit in a world language. The bill provides that for any student electing to substitute a credit in computer science for credit in world language, his school counselor shall provide notice to the student and parent or guardian of possible impacts related to college entrance requirements.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 55 (2020)
Chap 580 (2020)
Chap 874 (2020)
VAC chapters to be amended
8 vac 20 - 131 : Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5572: Amendments to Graduation Requirements in the SOA to Comport with 2020 Legislation
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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