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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board of Education
Chapter 671. Regulations Governing the Operation of Private Schools for Students with Disabilities

8VAC20-671-420. Standard school year and school day.

A. Each school shall have a standard school year of at least 180 teaching days or a total of at least 990 teaching hours per year. The standard school day for students in grades 1 through 12 shall average at least five and one-half teaching hours or average 27 and one-half hours weekly, excluding breaks for meals and recess, and a minimum of three instructional hours daily for kindergarten.

B. The private school shall initiate a team meeting to review the child's IEP, 504 Plan, or IIP when a student has a medical, mental, or physical condition that requires modification of the student's school schedule.

C. Each school shall have policies and procedures that address make-up days when the school is unable to meet the required instructional time.

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-16 and 22.1-321 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 31, Issue 24, eff. August 26, 2015.

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