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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board of Education
Chapter 250. Regulations Governing the Testing of Sight and Hearing of Pupils

8VAC20-250-10. Testing of sight and hearing; monitoring.

The principal of each public elementary and secondary school shall cause the vision and hearing of students enrolled in (i) kindergarten, (ii) grade two or three, (iii) grade seven, and (iv) grade 10 to be screened subject to the conditions and exceptions as established in § 22.1-273 of the Code of Virginia. The vision and hearing screen of students shall be scheduled within the first 60 administrative working days of the school year. Whenever a student is found to have any defect of vision or hearing or a disease of the eyes or ears, the principal shall notify the parent or guardian in writing of such defect or disease. This screening of s students will be monitored through the department's annual data collection process.

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-253.13:3 and 22.1-273 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR270-01-0024 § 1, eff. September 1, 1980; amended, Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 12, eff. March 18, 2021.

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