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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board Of Education
Chapter 760. Regulations Governing the Designation of School Divisions of Innovation
1/18/2022

8VAC20-760-10. Definitions.

The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Board of Education" or "board" means the board responsible for the general supervision of the public school system in Virginia as prescribed in Section 4 of Article VIII of the Constitution of Virginia and § 22.1-8 of the Code of Virginia.

"Innovation" means a new or creative alternative to existing instructional or administrative practices or school structures that evidence-based practice suggests will be effective in improving student learning and educational performance.

"School Division of Innovation" or "SDI" means a school division in which the local school board has developed and for which the board has approved a plan of innovation to improve student learning; educational performance; and college, career, and citizenship readiness skills in one or more schools, for the benefit of all schools in the school division.

Statutory Authority

§ 22.1-16 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 26, eff. September 19, 2019.

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