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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board Of Education
Chapter 690. Regulations for Scoliosis Screening Program
5/12/2021

8VAC20-690-20. Scoliosis program.

A. Each school board shall implement a scoliosis program that shall consist of the provision of parent educational information on scoliosis for students in grades 5 through 10 or the implementation of a program of regular screening for scoliosis for students in grades 5 through 10. School boards shall not impose a fee for any scoliosis program implemented.

B. School boards shall not be required to screen students in grades 5 through 10 who have been admitted for the first time to a public school and who have been tested for scoliosis as part of the comprehensive physical examination required by § 22.1-270 of the Code of Virginia or those students whose parents have indicated their preference that their children not participate in scoliosis screening.

C. Each school board shall review and adhere to the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 USC § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) and the Protection of Pupil Rights Act (20 USC § 1232h; 34 CFR Part 98) in the development and implementation of a regular scoliosis screening program.

Statutory Authority

§ 22.1-273.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 21, Issue 12, eff. March 29, 2005.

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