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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board of Education
Chapter 560. Regulations Governing Reporting of Acts of Violence and Substance Abuse in Schools
12/11/2019

8VAC20-560-10. Reportable Incidents.

The principal of each public school shall collect and maintain information on the following events which occur on school property, on a school bus, or at a school-sponsored activity, and shall report the information semi-annually to the division superintendent on dates established by the superintendent. The division superintendent shall submit annually to the Department of Education, on forms provided by the department, an aggregate report of such incidents on or before the last day of October.

1. Incidences of crime and violence.

a. Physical battery.

(1) On school personnel by students.

(2) On students by students.

(3) On students by persons other than students.

b. Sexual battery.

(1) On school personnel by students.

(2) On students by students.

(3) On students by persons other than students.

c. Homicides.

(1) On school personnel by students.

(2) On students by students.

(3) On students by persons other than students.

d. Possession of weapons.

e. Possession of alcohol.

f. Possession of drugs.

g. Possession of tobacco products.

2. Students involved in incident of crime and violence.

a. Total number of students involved in physical assaults.

(1) Perpetrator (categorized by grade and gender).

(2) Victims (categorized by grade and gender).

b. Total number of students involved in sexual battery.

(1) Perpetrator (categorized by grade and gender).

(2) Victims (categorized by grade and gender).

c. Total number of students involved in homicides.

(1) Perpetrator (categorized by grade and gender).

(2) Victims (categorized by grade and gender).

d. Total number of students involved in possession of weapons (categorized by grade and gender).

e. Total number of students involved in possession of alcohol (categorized by grade and gender).

f. Total number of students referred (by self or others) for assistance with substance abuse problems (categorized by grade and gender).

g. Total number of students involved in possession of drugs (categorized by grade and gender).

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-16 and 22.1-280.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR270-01-0054 § 1, eff. April 22, 1992.

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