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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board of Education
Chapter 81. Regulations Governing Special Education Programs for Children with Disabilities in Virginia

8VAC20-81-140. Placement of children at the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind at Staunton.

A. Placements are made by the local school division, in accordance with the administrative policies and procedures of the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind at Staunton (Virginia school). The Virginia school shall determine if the student meets the admission criteria of the Virginia school. (§ 22.1-348 of the Code of Virginia)

B. When an eligible child is placed in the Virginia school, the local school division is responsible for ensuring compliance with the requirements of this chapter.

C. For students who are residential students, the Virginia school is responsible for transportation. For students who are day students, the placing local school division is responsible for transportation to and from the school. (§ 22.1-347 C of the Code of Virginia)

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-16 and 22.1-214 of the Code of Virginia; 20 USC § 1400 et seq.; 34 CFR Part 300.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 21, eff. July 7, 2009.

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