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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board of Education
Chapter 690. Regulations for Scoliosis Screening Program

8VAC20-690-30. Parent educational information.

A. School boards implementing a scoliosis program consisting of the provision of parent educational information on scoliosis shall provide such information to the parents of students in grades 5 through 10 within 60 business days after the opening of school each year.

B. Parent educational information on scoliosis shall include but not be limited to (i) a definition of scoliosis, (ii) a description of how scoliosis is identified, (iii) a statement describing why it is important to screen for the condition, (iv) a description of the types of screening procedures, (v) a description of potential treatments for the condition, and (vi) information on where screening may be obtained.

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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