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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 100. Minimum Standards for Licensed Child Caring Institutions
3/29/2020

22VAC40-100-210. Education.

A. The institution shall arrange for the education of each child in care. The education shall be in compliance with state or local laws, or both, pertaining to compulsory school attendance.

B. Where academic educational facilities are operated by the institution, the following requirements must be met:

1. If teachers are employed by the institution, they must hold a Virginia Teacher's Certificate and must be eligible for employment in the public school system and shall be required to teach only those areas and subjects for which they are certified;

2. Teachers shall be chosen on the basis of their qualifications and their ability to work with children, and shall have the ability to work cooperatively with other institutional staff in meeting the needs of the children served.

C. The institution shall give consideration to providing vocational training according to the child's ability.

1. If teachers are employed by the institution, they must hold a Virginia Industrial and Education Certificate and must be eligible for employment in the public school system and shall teach only those subjects for which they are certified.

2. Teachers shall be chosen on the basis of their qualifications and their ability to work with children and shall have the ability to work cooperatively with other institutional staff in meeting the total needs of children served.

D. The institution shall give consideration to providing the opportunity for higher education according to the child's ability.

Statutory Authority

§§ 63.2-217 and 63.2-1734 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR615-24-01 §VD, eff. November 22, 1972; amended, eff. July 1, 1981, eff. February 1, 1984, eff. May 1, 1984, eff. July 1, 1984.

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