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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

8VAC20-671-520. Instructional program for secondary school grades.

In addition to the applicable requirements under 8VAC20-671-490, the following shall apply:

1. To provide students a sufficient opportunity to learn, each student shall be provided 140 clock hours per year of instruction in each of the four disciplines, English, mathematics, science, and history/social science.

2. Each school shall provide a course of study that leads to graduation and postsecondary education, training, employment, and independent living, as appropriate.

3. Each school shall provide instruction in economics and personal finance and occupational readiness.

4. A curriculum that includes functional living skills training, including community-based instruction, shall be available for students as the need is determined by the IEP or IIP.

5. Classroom driver education may count for 36 class periods of health education. Students shall not be removed from classes other than health and physical education for the in-car phase of driver education.

6. Each school shall ensure that students who are unable to read with comprehension the materials used for instruction receive additional instruction in reading.

7. Staff shall provide guidance and counseling to assist students in meeting graduation requirements.

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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