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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

8VAC20-760-30. Exemption from regulatory provisions.

A. In conjunction with the designation of an SDI, the board may exempt a local school board from board regulations as requested in a school division's plan of innovation. However, the board shall not grant exemptions from the following provisions:

1. Regulations mandated by state or federal law;

2. Regulations designed to promote health or safety;

3. Regulations Governing Special Education Programs for Children with Disabilities in Virginia (8VAC20-81);

4. Student achievement expectations (8VAC20-131-30);

5. Requirements for graduation (8VAC20-131-50 and 8VAC20-131-51);

6. Program of instruction and learning objectives (8VAC20-131-70); or

7. Part VIII of the Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia, School Accreditation (8VAC20-131-370 through 8VAC20-131-430).

B. The board may grant all or a portion of any request for such an exemption and designate conditions as appropriate.

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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