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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board of Education
Chapter 521. Regulations Governing Reduction of State Aid When Length of School Term Below 180 Teaching Days or 990 Teaching Hours

8VAC20-521-50. Funding.

A. There shall be no proportionate reduction in the amount paid by the Commonwealth from the Basic School Aid Fund if a local school division:

1. Completes instructional time in accordance with 8VAC20-521-30 and § 22.1-98 of the Code of Virginia; or

2. Obtains a waiver for closings resulting from a declared state of emergency, an evacuation directed or compelled by the Governor, severe weather conditions, or other emergency situations in accordance with 8VAC20-521-40.

B. The local appropriations for educational purposes necessary to fund 180 teaching days or 990 teaching hours shall not be proportionally reduced by any local governing body due to a reduction in the length of the term of any school if the missed days are made up in accordance with 8VAC20-521-30 or the schools in a school division have been granted a waiver in accordance with 8VAC20-521-40.

Statutory Authority

§ 22.1-98 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 21, eff. September 15, 2006; amended, Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 4, eff. December 1, 2016; Volume 36, Issue 1, eff. October 2, 2019.

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