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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board of Education
Chapter 730. Regulations Governing the Collection and Reporting of Truancy-Related Data and Student Attendance Policies

8VAC20-730-30. Data collection and reporting.

Data collection shall begin on the first day students attend for the school year. Each school division shall provide student level attendance data for each student that includes the number of unexcused absences in a manner prescribed by the Virginia Department of Education. A student's attendance is cumulative and begins on the first official day of the school year or the first day the student is officially enrolled. All nonattendance days are cumulative and begin with the first absence. For purposes of this data collection, truancy shall start with the first unexcused absence and will be cumulative. Data shall be reported to the Virginia Department of Education pursuant to § 22.1-258 of the Code of Virginia and 8VAC20-730-20.

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-16 and 22.1-258 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 5, eff. November 30, 2016; amended, Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 12, eff. March 18, 2021.

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