Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
12/16/2019

Agency 20. State Board of Education

Preface
Agency Summary
Chapter 10
Board of Education Public Participation Guidelines [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 11
Regulations Governing Public ParticipationRead all
Section 10
Purpose
Section 20
Definitions
Section 30
Notification List
Section 40
Information to Be Sent to Persons on the Notification List
Section 50
Public Comment
Section 60
Petition for Rulemaking
Section 70
Appointment of Regulatory Advisory Panel
Section 80
Appointment of Negotiated Rulemaking Panel
Section 90
Meetings
Section 100
Public Hearings on Regulations
Section 110
Periodic Review of Regulations
Chapter 20
Regulations Governing the Licensure of School Personnel [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 21
Licensure Regulations for School Personnel [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 80
[Repealed]
Section 90
[Repealed]
Section 100
[Repealed]
Section 110
[Repealed]
Section 120
[Repealed]
Section 130
[Repealed]
Section 140
[Repealed]
Section 150
[Repealed]
Section 160
[Repealed]
Section 170
[Repealed]
Section 180
[Repealed]
Section 190
[Repealed]
Section 200
[Repealed]
Section 210
[Repealed]
Section 220
[Repealed]
Section 230
[Repealed]
Section 240
[Repealed]
Section 250
[Repealed]
Section 260
[Repealed]
Section 270
[Repealed]
Section 280
[Repealed]
Section 290
[Repealed]
Section 300
[Repealed]
Section 310
[Repealed]
Section 320
[Repealed]
Section 330
[Repealed]
Section 340
[Repealed]
Section 350
[Repealed]
Section 360
[Repealed]
Section 370
[Repealed]
Section 380
[Repealed]
Section 390
[Repealed]
Section 400
[Repealed]
Section 410
[Repealed]
Section 420
[Repealed]
Section 430
[Repealed]
Section 432
[Repealed]
Section 434
[Repealed]
Section 436
[Repealed]
Section 440
[Repealed]
Section 450
[Repealed]
Section 460
[Repealed]
Section 470
[Repealed]
Section 480
[Repealed]
Section 490
[Repealed]
Section 500
[Repealed]
Section 510
[Repealed]
Section 520
[Repealed]
Section 530
[Repealed]
Section 540
[Repealed]
Section 550
[Repealed]
Section 560
[Repealed]
Section 570
[Repealed]
Section 580
[Repealed]
Section 590
[Repealed]
Section 600
[Repealed]
Section 610
[Repealed]
Section 620
[Repealed]
Section 630
[Repealed]
Section 640
[Repealed]
Section 650
[Repealed]
Section 660
[Repealed]
Section 670
[Repealed]
Section 680
[Repealed]
Section 690
[Repealed]
Section 700
[Repealed]
Section 710
[Repealed]
Section 720
[Repealed]
Section 730
[Repealed]
Chapter 22
Licensure Regulations for School Personnel [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 80
[Repealed]
Section 90
[Repealed]
Section 100
[Repealed]
Section 110
[Repealed]
Section 120
[Repealed]
Section 130
[Repealed]
Section 140
[Repealed]
Section 150
[Repealed]
Section 160
[Repealed]
Section 170
[Repealed]
Section 180
[Repealed]
Section 190
[Repealed]
Section 200
[Repealed]
Section 210
[Repealed]
Section 220
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Section 230
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Section 240
[Repealed]
Section 250
[Repealed]
Section 260
[Repealed]
Section 270
[Repealed]
Section 280
[Repealed]
Section 290
[Repealed]
Section 300
[Repealed]
Section 310
[Repealed]
Section 320
[Repealed]
Section 330
[Repealed]
Section 340
[Repealed]
Section 350
[Repealed]
Section 360
[Repealed]
Section 370
[Repealed]
Section 380
[Repealed]
Section 390
[Repealed]
Section 400
[Repealed]
Section 410
[Repealed]
Section 420
[Repealed]
Section 430
[Repealed]
Section 440
[Repealed]
Section 450
[Repealed]
Section 460
[Repealed]
Section 470
[Repealed]
Section 480
[Repealed]
Section 490
[Repealed]
Section 500
[Repealed]
Section 510
[Repealed]
Section 520
[Repealed]
Section 530
[Repealed]
Section 540
[Repealed]
Section 550
[Repealed]
Section 560
[Repealed]
Section 570
[Repealed]
Section 580
[Repealed]
Section 590
[Repealed]
Section 600
[Repealed]
Section 610
[Repealed]
Section 620
[Repealed]
Section 630
[Repealed]
Section 640
[Repealed]
Section 650
[Repealed]
Section 660
[Repealed]
Section 670
[Repealed]
Section 680
[Repealed]
Section 690
[Repealed]
Section 700
[Repealed]
Section 710
[Repealed]
Section 720
[Repealed]
Section 730
[Repealed]
Section 740
[Repealed]
Section 750
[Repealed]
Section 760
[Repealed]
DIBR
[Repealed]
Chapter 23
Licensure Regulations for School PersonnelRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Administering This Chapter
Section 30
Purpose and Responsibility for Licensure
Section 40
Conditions for Licensure
Section 50
Types of Licenses; Dating Licenses
Section 60
Designations on Licenses for Career Paths to Teaching
Section 70
Additional Endorsements
Section 80
Deletion of an Endorsement
Section 90
Alternate Routes to Licensure
Section 100
Conditions for Licensure for Out-of-State Candidates by Reciprocity
Section 110
Requirements for Renewing a License
Section 120
Early/Primary Education, Elementary Education, and Middle Education Endorsements
Section 130
Professional Studies Requirements for Early/Primary Education, Elementary Education, and Middle Education Endorsements
Section 140
Early Childhood for Three-Year-Olds and Four-Year-Olds (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 150
Early/Primary Education Prek-3
Section 160
Elementary Education Prek-6
Section 170
Middle Education 6-8
Section 180
Prek-12, Special Education, Secondary Grades 6-12, and Adult Education Endorsements
Section 190
Professional Studies Requirements for Prek-12, Special Education, Secondary Grades 6-12, and Adult Education Endorsements
Section 200
Adult Education
Section 210
Adult English As a Second Language (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 220
Career and Technical Education – Agricultural Education
Section 230
Career and Technical Education – Business and Information Technology
Section 240
Career and Technical Education – Family and Consumer Sciences
Section 250
Career and Technical Education – Health and Medical Sciences
Section 260
Career and Technical Education – Marketing Education
Section 270
Career and Technical Education – Technology Education
Section 280
Career and Technical Education – Trade and Industrial Education
Section 290
Career and Technical Education – Transition and Special Needs (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 300
Computer Science
Section 310
Dance Arts Prek-12
Section 320
Driver Education (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 330
Engineering
Section 340
English
Section 350
English As a Second Language Prek-12
Section 360
Foreign Language Prek-12
Section 370
Gifted Education (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 380
Health and Physical Education Prek-12
Section 390
History and Social Sciences
Section 400
Journalism (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 410
Keyboarding (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 420
Library Media Prek-12
Section 430
Mathematics
Section 440
Mathematics – Algebra I (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 450
Music Education – Instrumental Prek-12
Section 460
Music Education – Vocal/Choral Prek-12
Section 470
Science – Biology
Section 480
Science – Chemistry
Section 490
Science – Earth Science
Section 500
Science – Physics
Section 510
Special Education – Adapted Curriculum K-12
Section 520
Special Education Blindness and Visual Impairments Prek-12
Section 530
Special Education Deaf and Hard of Hearing Prek-12
Section 540
Special Education Early Childhood (Birth-Age Five Years)
Section 550
Special Education – General Curriculum K-12
Section 560
Special Education – General Curriculum K-6 (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 570
Special Education – General Curriculum Middle Grades 6-8 (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 580
Special Education – General Curriculum Secondary Grades 6-12 (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 590
Speech Communication (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 600
Theatre Arts Prek-12
Section 610
Visual Arts Prek-12
Section 620
Administration and Supervision Prek-12
Section 630
Division Superintendent License
Section 640
Mathematics Specialist for Elementary Education
Section 650
Mathematics Specialist for Elementary and Middle Education
Section 660
Reading Specialist
Section 670
School Counselor Prek-12
Section 680
School Manager License
Section 690
School Psychology
Section 700
School Social Worker
Section 710
Vocational Evaluator
Section 720
Revocation
Section 730
Cancellation
Section 740
Suspension
Section 750
Denial
Section 760
Expired License
Section 770
Right to Counsel and Transcript
Section 780
Action by the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Virginia Board of Education
Section 790
Right of Applicant or License Holder to Appear at Hearing
Section 800
Notification
Chapter 25
Technology Standards for Instructional PersonnelRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Administration of Technology Standards
Section 30
Technology Standards
Chapter 30
Regulations Governing Adult High School ProgramsRead all
Section 10
Responsibility
Section 20
Minimum Requirements for Adult High School Programs
Section 30
Minimum Qualifications of Teachers
Section 40
Library Facilities
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
Administration and Supervision
Section 70
Guidance Services
DIBR
Documents Incorporated by Reference (8VAC20-30)
Chapter 40
Regulations Governing Educational Services for Gifted StudentsRead all
Section 10
Applicability
Section 20
Definitions
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
Screening, Referral, Identification, and Service
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 55
Parental Rights for Notification, Consent, and Appeal
Section 60
Local Plan, Local Advisory Committee, and Annual Report
Section 70
Funding
Chapter 50
Standards for Interdepartmental Regulation of Residential Facilities for Children [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 60
Regulations Governing the Approval of Correspondence Courses for Home Instruction [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 80
[Repealed]
Section 90
[Repealed]
Section 100
[Repealed]
Chapter 70
Regulations Governing Pupil TransportationRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Transportation of Children
Section 30
Safe Speeds
Section 31
Driving Time
Section 40
Seating
Section 50
Written Employment Agreement
Section 60
Entrance Door
Section 70
Traffic Warning Devices
Section 80
Loading or Discharging Pupils
Section 90
Safety Belts
Section 100
Passenger Restraint Belts
Section 110
Pupil Transportation Safety Instruction
Section 120
Insurance
Section 130
Maintenance Inspection
Section 140
Crash Reporting
Section 150
Route Schedule
Section 160
Review of Routes
Section 170
Railway Crossings
Section 180
Ridership and Miles Report
Section 190
Policies
Section 200
Identification and Lights Covering
Section 210
Advertising Material
Section 220
Passage Restriction
Section 230
Required Materials
Section 235
Funding for Pupil Transportation
Section 240
[Repealed]
Section 271
Records Retention
Section 280
Requirements for School Bus Drivers Both for Employment and Continued Employment
Section 290
First Aid Course
Section 300
Required Documents
Section 310
[Repealed]
Section 320
Forms for Applicants
Section 330
Health Certificate
Section 340
Highway Driving
Section 350
Training
Section 360
In-Service Training
Section 370
Supervision
Section 380
Pre-Trip Safety Inspection
Section 390
[Repealed]
Section 400
Evaluation
Section 410
Emergency Equipment
Section 411
Driver Trainers
Section 420
Instructor Course Certificate
Section 430
Driver Data
Section 435
Filing
Section 440
Responsibility for Compliance
Section 450
Minimum Specifications
Section 460
Specifications
Section 470
Adjustments
Section 480
Bus Identification
Section 490
Purchase
Section 500
Sale of Surplus School Buses
Section 510
Vehicles Powered by Alternative Fuels
Section 520
[Repealed]
Section 525
Regulations and Standards
Section 530
[Repealed]
FORMS
Forms
DIBR
Documents Incorporated by Reference
Chapter 80
Regulations Governing Special Education Programs for Children with Disabilities in Virginia [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 45
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 52
[Repealed]
Section 54
[Repealed]
Section 56
[Repealed]
Section 58
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 62
[Repealed]
Section 64
[Repealed]
Section 65
[Repealed]
Section 66
[Repealed]
Section 68
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 72
[Repealed]
Section 74
[Repealed]
Section 76
[Repealed]
Section 78
[Repealed]
Section 80
[Repealed]
Section 90
[Repealed]
Section 100
[Repealed]
Section 110
[Repealed]
Section 120
[Repealed]
Section 130
[Repealed]
Section 140
[Repealed]
Section 150
[Repealed]
Section 152
[Repealed]
Section 155
[Repealed]
Section 160
[Repealed]
Section 170
[Repealed]
Section 190
[Repealed]
Section 200
[Repealed]
Section 200:1
[Repealed]
Chapter 81
Regulations Governing Special Education Programs for Children with Disabilities in VirginiaRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Functions of the Virginia Department of Education
Section 30
Responsibility of Local School Divisions and State-Operated Programs
Section 40
Special Education Staffing Requirements
Section 50
Child Find
Section 60
Referral for Initial Evaluation
Section 70
Evaluation and Reevaluation
Section 80
Eligibility
Section 90
Termination of Special Education and Related Services
Section 100
Free Appropriate Public Education
Section 110
Individualized Education Program
Section 120
Children Who Transfer
Section 130
Least Restrictive Environment and Placements
Section 140
Placement of Children at the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind at Staunton
Section 150
Private School Placement
Section 160
Discipline Procedures
Section 170
Procedural Safeguards
Section 180
Transfer of Rights to Students Who Reach the Age of Majority
Section 190
Mediation
Section 200
Complaint Resolution Procedures
Section 210
Due Process Hearing
Section 220
Surrogate Parent Procedures
Section 230
Local Educational Agency Administration and Governance
Section 240
Eligibility for Funding
Section 250
State Funds for Local School Divisions
Section 260
Federal Funds
Section 270
Funds to Assist with the Education of Children with Disabilities Residing in State-Operated Programs
Section 280
Funding, Withholding, and Recovery of Funds
Section 290
Appeal of Administrative Decision Regarding Funding
Section 300
Use of Public and Private Insurance
Section 310
Attorneys' Fees
Section 320
Additional Responsibilities of State Boards, Agencies, and Institutions for Education and Training of Children with Disabilities in Residence or ...
Section 330
Compliance with § 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, As Amended
Section 340
Special Education Caseload Staffing Requirements
Chapter 90
Procedure for Adjusting GrievancesRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Purpose of Part II of This Grievance Procedure
Section 30
Grievance Procedure
Section 40
Grievability
Section 50
Time Limitations
Section 60
Dispute Resolution
Section 70
Procedure for Dismissals
Section 80
Time Limitations
FORMS
Forms (8VAC20-90)
Chapter 100
Regulations Governing Literary Loan Applications in VirginiaRead all
Section 10
Policy
Section 20
Definitions
Section 30
Application Form
Section 40
Application Review
Section 50
Application Approval
Section 60
Nonapproval of Application
Section 70
Placement on List
Section 80
Qualification for Placement
Section 90
Removal from List
Section 100
Maximum Loan Amount
Section 110
Minimum Loan Amount
Section 120
Duration of Loans
Section 130
Composite Index
Section 140
Determination of Interest Rate
Section 150
Fixed Rate
Section 160
Placement on Waiting List
Section 170
Priorities
Section 180
Eligibility for Release of Funding
Section 190
Eligibility of Priority 2 Applications
Section 200
Reassignment of Application
Section 210
Priority Funding
Section 220
Unencumbered Sum Available
Section 230
Expenditure of Other Funds
Section 240
Actual Disbursements
Section 250
Award of Construction Contract
Section 260
Conditions
Section 270
Returning Application to Approved Application List
Section 280
Property Transfer
Chapter 110
Regulations Governing Pupil Accounting RecordsRead all
Section 10
Purpose
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
Teaching Day Defined
Section 40
When Pupil Counted Present
Section 50
Approval of School-Sponsored Field Trips and Other Activities
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 80
Absence Because of School Bus Not Reaching School, Etc
Section 90
When Pupil Dismissed Early
Section 100
Excused Full-Day Absences
Section 110
Special Students Attending School in the Morning
Section 120
Pupil Transfers
Section 130
When Pupil Dropped from Roll
Section 140
[Repealed]
Chapter 120
Regulations Governing Career and Technical EducationRead all
Section 10
Authority to Promulgate; Requirements for Compliance with State and Federal Regulations
Section 20
Definitions
Section 30
State/Federal Financial Assistance
Section 40
Local Career and Technical Education Plan
Section 50
Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 70
Reporting Requirements
Section 80
Management of Equipment Inventory
Section 90
Construction of Facilities
Section 100
Access to Career and Technical Education Programs
Section 110
New Career and Technical Education Programs
Section 120
Program Requirements
Section 130
Individualized Programs for Students with Disabilities
Section 140
Cooperative Education
Section 150
Maximum Class Size
Section 160
Career and Technical Education Student Organizations
Section 170
Student Safety
DIBR
Documents Incorporated by Reference (8VAC20-120)
Chapter 130
Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 131
Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in VirginiaRead all
Section 5
Definitions
Section 10
Purpose
Section 20
Philosophy, Goals, and Objectives
Section 30
Student Achievement Expectations
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
Requirements for Graduation (Effective for the Students Entering Ninth Grade Prior to the 2018-2019 School Year)
Section 51
Requirements for Graduation (Effective with the Students Who Enter the Ninth Grade in the 2018-2019 School Year)
Section 60
Transfer Students
Section 70
Program of Instruction and Learning Objectives
Section 80
Instructional Program in Elementary Schools
Section 90
Instructional Program in Middle Schools
Section 100
Instructional Program in Secondary Schools
Section 110
Standard and Verified Units of Credit
Section 120
Summer School
Section 130
Elective Courses
Section 140
College and Career Readiness; Career Exposure, Exploration, and Planning; and Opportunities for Postsecondary Credit
Section 150
Standard School Year and School Day
Section 160
[Repealed]
Section 170
Family Life Education
Section 180
Off-Site Instruction
Section 190
Library Media, Materials, and Equipment
Section 200
Extracurricular and Other School Activities; Recess
Section 210
Role of the Principal
Section 220
Role of Professional Teaching Staff
Section 230
Role of Support Staff
Section 240
Administrative and Support Staff; Staffing Requirements
Section 250
[Repealed]
Section 260
School Facilities and Safety
Section 270
School and Community Communications
Section 280
[Repealed]
Section 290
[Repealed]
Section 300
[Repealed]
Section 310
[Repealed]
Section 315
[Repealed]
Section 320
[Repealed]
Section 325
[Repealed]
Section 330
[Repealed]
Section 340
[Repealed]
Section 350
[Repealed]
Section 360
[Repealed]
Section 360:1
Appendix I.[Repealed]
Section 370
Expectations for School Accountability and Accreditation
Section 380
Measurement of School Quality for Accreditation
Section 390
Accreditation
Section 400
Application of the School Quality Indicator Performance Levels to Actions
Section 410
Recognitions and Rewards for School and Division Accountability
Section 420
Waivers and Alternative Accreditation Plans
Section 430
Effective Dates
Chapter 140
Regulations Governing Retention Schedule for Uniform Pupil Accounting Records [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 150
Management of the Student's Scholastic Record in the Public Schools of VirginiaRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Management of Scholastic Record
Section 30
Access
Chapter 160
Regulations Governing Secondary School TranscriptsRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Effective Date
Section 30
Format Options
Section 40
Profile Data Sheet
Section 50
Weight of Advanced-Level Courses
Section 60
Elements for Weighting
Chapter 170
Regulations Governing Instructional Materials -- Selection and Utilization by Local School Boards [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 180
Regulations Governing School Community ProgramsRead all
Section 10
School Improvement Plan
Chapter 190
Regulations Governing Textbooks -- Free or Rental Systems State Aid [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 200
Diploma - High School Completion [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 210
Classifications of ExpendituresRead all
Section 10
Classification of Expenditures
Chapter 220
Regulations Governing Textbook Adoption State Level [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Chapter 230
Regulations Governing Textbook Adoption Local Level [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Chapter 240
Regulations Governing School Activity FundsRead all
Section 10
Classification; Responsibility for Administration of Regulations, Exclusion of Specific Funds
Section 20
Records, School Finance Officer, Bonds
Section 30
Forms
Section 40
Audits; Monthly and Annual Reports
Section 50
Interpretation of Regulations and Forms
Chapter 250
Regulations Governing the Testing of Sight and Hearing of PupilsRead all
Section 10
Testing of Sight and Hearing; Monitoring
Chapter 260
Regulations Governing Financial Retention Schedule [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 270
Regulations Governing Textbook Fund Management and Handling on Local Level [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 80
[Repealed]
Section 90
[Repealed]
Section 100
[Repealed]
Section 110
[Repealed]
Section 120
[Repealed]
Section 130
[Repealed]
Chapter 280
Jointly Owned and Operated Schools and Jointly Operated Programs [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Chapter 281
Regulations Governing Jointly Owned and Operated Schools and Jointly Operated ProgramsRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Organization and Operating Procedures
Section 30
Waiver of Regulations’ Requirements
Chapter 290
Regulations Governing School Lunch Sale of Food ItemsRead all
Section 10
Sale of Food Items
Chapter 300
Rules Governing Film Circulation from State and Regional Audiovisual Services [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Chapter 310
Rules Governing Instructions Concerning Drugs and Substance AbuseRead all
Section 10
Health Education Program
Chapter 320
Regulations Governing Physical and Health EducationRead all
Section 10
Health Education Program
Chapter 330
Rules Governing Alternative EducationRead all
Section 10
Definition
Section 20
Students
Section 30
Funding
Chapter 340
Regulations Governing Driver EducationRead all
Section 5
Definitions
Section 10
Driver Education Program
Section 20
Driver Education Vehicles
Section 30
Teacher Requirements
Section 40
Approval of Correspondence Courses for Driver Education
FORMS
Forms (8VAC20-340)
DIBR
Documents Incorporated by Reference (8VAC20-340)
Chapter 350
Regulations Governing the Operation of Proprietary Schools and Issuing of Agent Permits [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 120
[Repealed]
Section 140
[Repealed]
Section 200
[Repealed]
Section 210
[Repealed]
Section 230
[Repealed]
Section 260
[Repealed]
Section 310
[Repealed]
Section 320
[Repealed]
Section 330
[Repealed]
Section 450
[Repealed]
Section 480
[Repealed]
Section 510
[Repealed]
Section 520
[Repealed]
Section 530
[Repealed]
Section 600
[Repealed]
Section 610
[Repealed]
Section 640
[Repealed]
Section 650
[Repealed]
Section 660
[Repealed]
Chapter 360
Regulations Governing General Educational Development CertificatesRead all
Section 10
Eligibility
Section 20
Retesting
Section 30
[Repealed]
Chapter 370
Rules Governing Fees and Charges [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 380
Rules Governing Public School Building Construction (Literary Fund) [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 390
Rules Governing Division Superintendent of SchoolsRead all
Section 10
Qualifications
Section 20
Part-Time Service As School Principal
Section 30
Acting Superintendents
Section 40
Observing Regulations; Making Annual and Special Reports
Section 50
School Accounts
Section 60
Distribution of State Reports, Forms, Laws, and Regulations
Section 70
Explanation of School System; Enforcement of School Laws, Regulations, Etc
Section 80
Inspection and Supervision of Schools
Section 90
Supervision of Teachers
Section 100
Condemnation of School Buildings
Section 110
Promotion of Improvement and Efficiency of School Personnel; Promotion of Appreciation, Etc. of Education
Chapter 400
Rules Governing Division Superintendent Salary and Expenses [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 410
Regulations Governing Allowable Credit for Teaching ExperienceRead all
Section 10
Teaching Experience Credit
Chapter 420
Regulations Governing Personnel in Public School Libraries Operated under Joint Contract under Control of Local School Board or BoardsRead all
Section 10
Library Personnel
Chapter 430
Regulations Governing Contractual Agreements with Professional Personnel [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 440
Regulations Governing the Employment of Professional Personnel [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 80
[Repealed]
Section 90
[Repealed]
Section 100
[Repealed]
Section 110
[Repealed]
Section 120
[Repealed]
Section 130
[Repealed]
Section 140
[Repealed]
Section 150
[Repealed]
Section 160
[Repealed]
Section 160:1
[Repealed]
Section 160:2
[Repealed]
Chapter 441
Regulations Governing the Employment of Professional PersonnelRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Conditions of Employment (Fingerprinting, Department of Social Services Registry Search, Licensure)
Section 30
Contractual Period Defined
Section 40
Annual and Continuing Contract to Be in Writing
Section 50
Length of the Probationary Term for Teacher
Section 60
Calculating Term for First Year of Teaching
Section 70
Probationary Period for Principal or Supervisor
Section 80
Probationary Period When Employee Separates from Service
Section 90
Effect of Service Outside the Virginia System
Section 100
Eligibility for Continuing Contract
Section 110
Continuing Contract Status When Employee Separates from Service
Section 120
Contract to Be Separate and Apart from Annual or Continuing Contract
Section 130
Termination Notice Required
Section 140
Listing of Essential Contract Elements
FORMS
Forms (8VAC20-441)
Chapter 450
Regulations Governing Professional DevelopmentRead all
Section 10
Purpose
Section 20
Classes with College Credit
Section 30
Program (Noncollege Credit) Administered by School Divisions
Section 40
Criteria for Program Approval
Section 50
Use of in-Service Certification
Chapter 460
Regulations Governing Sick Leave Plan for TeachersRead all
Section 10
Allowances
Section 20
Accumulating Sick Leave
Section 30
When Substitute Employed
Section 40
"Immediate Family" Defined
Section 50
Termination of Accumulative Sick Leave; Transfer of Sick Leave; When Teacher Presumed to Have Left Teaching Profession
Section 60
Local Supplementary Regulations
Chapter 470
Nurses, Physicians, and Therapist Standards [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 480
Regulations Governing Pupil Rights and Hearings [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 490
Regulations Governing School Boards LocalRead all
Section 10
Familiarity with and Implementation of School Laws and Regulations
Section 20
Teacher Contracts
Section 30
Length of the School Day
Section 40
Textbooks
Section 50
Policy Manual
Section 60
Annual Report
Chapter 500
Regulations Governing Student Insurance Programs [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 510
Regulations Governing Superintendent of Public InstructionRead all
Section 10
Duties of Superintendent
Chapter 520
Regulations Governing Reduction of State Aid When Length of School Term Below 180 School Days [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 521
Regulations Governing Reduction of State Aid When Length of School Term Below 180 Teaching Days or 990 Teaching HoursRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Length of School Term
Section 30
Completion of Teaching Hours
Section 40
Waivers for a Declared State of Emergency, Evacuations, Severe Weather Conditions, or Other Emergency Situations
Section 50
Funding
Section 60
Administration
Chapter 530
Regulations Governing Criteria to Identify Toxic Art Materials; Labeling; Use in Elementary Grades ProhibitedRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Toxic Materials
Section 30
Labeling Standards
Section 40
Elementary Grades
Section 50
Incorporation by Reference
Section 60
Labeling
Section 70
Statements of Conformance
Section 80
Products Compliance
DIBR
Documents Incorporated by Reference (8VAC20-530)
Chapter 540
Regulations Governing Approved Programs for Virginia Institutions of Higher Education [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 541
Regulations Governing Approved Programs for Virginia Institutions of Higher Education [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Chapter 542
Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 80
[Repealed]
Section 90
[Repealed]
Section 100
[Repealed]
Section 110
[Repealed]
Section 120
[Repealed]
Section 130
[Repealed]
Section 140
[Repealed]
Section 150
[Repealed]
Section 160
[Repealed]
Section 170
[Repealed]
Section 180
[Repealed]
Section 190
[Repealed]
Section 200
[Repealed]
Section 210
[Repealed]
Section 220
[Repealed]
Section 230
[Repealed]
Section 240
[Repealed]
Section 250
[Repealed]
Section 260
[Repealed]
Section 270
[Repealed]
Section 280
[Repealed]
Section 290
[Repealed]
Section 300
[Repealed]
Section 310
[Repealed]
Section 320
[Repealed]
Section 330
[Repealed]
Section 340
[Repealed]
Section 350
[Repealed]
Section 360
[Repealed]
Section 370
[Repealed]
Section 380
[Repealed]
Section 390
[Repealed]
Section 400
[Repealed]
Section 410
[Repealed]
Section 420
[Repealed]
Section 430
[Repealed]
Section 440
[Repealed]
Section 450
[Repealed]
Section 460
[Repealed]
Section 470
[Repealed]
Section 480
[Repealed]
Section 490
[Repealed]
Section 500
[Repealed]
Section 510
[Repealed]
Section 520
[Repealed]
Section 530
[Repealed]
Section 540
[Repealed]
Section 550
[Repealed]
Section 560
[Repealed]
Section 570
[Repealed]
Section 580
[Repealed]
Section 590
[Repealed]
Section 600
[Repealed]
Chapter 543
Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in VirginiaRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Accreditation and Administering This Chapter
Section 30
Application for New Education Endorsement Programs
Section 40
Standards for Biennial Approval of Education Endorsement Programs
Section 50
Application of the Standards
Section 60
Biennial Accountability Measurement Report
Section 70
Annual Education Preparation Program Profile
Section 80
Competencies and Requirements for Endorsement Areas
Section 90
Professional Studies Requirements for Early/Primary Education, Elementary Education, and Middle Education
Section 100
Early Childhood for Three-Year-Olds and Four-Year-Olds (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 110
Early/Primary Education Prek-3
Section 120
Elementary Education Prek-6
Section 130
Middle Education 6-8
Section 140
Professional Studies Requirements for Prek-12 Endorsements, Special Education, Secondary Grades 6-12 Endorsements, and Adult Education
Section 150
Adult Education
Section 160
Adult English As a Second Language (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 170
Career and Technical Education – Agricultural Education
Section 180
Career and Technical Education – Business and Information Technology
Section 190
Career and Technical Education – Family and Consumer Sciences
Section 200
Career and Technical Education – Health and Medical Sciences
Section 210
Career and Technical Education – Marketing Education
Section 220
Career and Technical Education – Technology Education
Section 230
Career and Technical Education – Trade and Industrial Education
Section 240
Career and Technical Education – Transition and Special Needs (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 250
Computer Science
Section 260
Dance Arts Prek-12
Section 270
Driver Education (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 280
Engineering
Section 290
English
Section 300
English As a Second Language Prek-12
Section 310
Foreign Language Prek-12
Section 320
Gifted Education (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 330
Health and Physical Education Prek-12
Section 340
History and Social Sciences
Section 350
Journalism (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 360
Keyboarding (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 370
Library Media Prek-12
Section 380
Mathematics
Section 390
Mathematics – Algebra I (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 400
Music Education – Instrumental Prek-12
Section 410
Music Education – Vocal/Choral Prek-12
Section 420
Science – Biology
Section 430
Science – Chemistry
Section 440
Science – Earth Science
Section 450
Science – Physics
Section 460
Special Education Adapted Curriculum K-12
Section 470
Special Education Blindness/Visual Impairments Prek-12
Section 480
Special Education Deaf and Hard of Hearing Prek-12
Section 490
Special Education Early Childhood (Birth Through Age Five)
Section 500
Special Education General Curriculum K-12
Section 510
Special Education – General Curriculum Elementary Education K-6 (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 520
Special Education – General Curriculum Middle Education Grades 6-8 (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 530
Special Education – General Curriculum Secondary Education Grades 6-12 (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 540
Speech Communication (Add-On Endorsement)
Section 550
Theatre Arts Prek-12
Section 560
Visual Arts Prek-12
Section 570
Administration and Supervision Prek-12
Section 580
Mathematics Specialist for Elementary Education
Section 590
Mathematics Specialist for Elementary and Middle Education
Section 600
Reading Specialist
Section 610
School Counselor Prek-12
Section 620
School Psychology
Section 630
School Social Worker
Section 640
Vocational Evaluator
FORMS
Forms (8VAC20-543)
Chapter 550
[Reserved]Read all
Section 10
[Reserved]
Chapter 560
Regulations Governing Reporting of Acts of Violence and Substance Abuse in SchoolsRead all
Section 10
Reportable Incidents
Chapter 565
Regulations for the Protection of Students As Participants in Human ResearchRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Scope
Section 30
Informed Consent
Section 40
Research Committee
Section 50
Exemptions
Chapter 570
Special Education Program Standards [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 580
Regulations for the School Breakfast ProgramRead all
Section 10
Required Schools
Section 20
School Eligibility
Section 30
Student Eligibility
Section 40
Exemptions
Section 50
Reporting Requirements; Federally Funded Programs; Nonfederally Funded Programs
Section 60
Food Service Standards
Section 70
Program Evaluations
Section 80
Complaints and Appeals
Section 90
Parent Notification
Section 100
Nutrition Education
Chapter 590
Minimum Standards for the Accreditation of Child Day Programs Serving Children of Preschool Age or Younger in Public Schools [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Chapter 600
Minimum Standards for the Accreditation of Child Day Programs Serving School Age Children Offered in Public Schools [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Chapter 610
[Reserved]Read all
Chapter 620
Regulations Regarding School Guidance and Counseling Programs in the Public Schools of VirginiaRead all
Section 10
School Guidance and Counseling Services
Chapter 630
Standards for State-Funded Remedial ProgramsRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Remediation Plan Development and Approval
Section 30
Individual Student Record
Section 40
Program Evaluation
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
Teacher Qualifications and Staffing Ratios
Section 70
Transportation Formula
Chapter 640
Regulations Governing Substitute Teachers [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Chapter 650
Regulations Governing the Determination of Critical Teacher Shortage AreasRead all
Section 10
Survey of Local School Divisions
Section 20
Establishing Critical Shortage Areas
Section 30
Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program Requirements and Selection Procedures
Chapter 660
Regulations Governing the Reenrollment of Students Committed to the Department of Juvenile JusticeRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Reenrollment Plan Components
Section 30
Reenrollment Process and Responsibilities
Section 40
Maintenance and Transfer of the Scholastic Record
Chapter 670
Regulations Governing the Operation of Private Day Schools for Students with Disabilities [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 15
Exemption
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Section 60
[Repealed]
Section 70
[Repealed]
Section 80
[Repealed]
Section 90
[Repealed]
Section 100
[Repealed]
Section 110
[Repealed]
Section 120
[Repealed]
Section 130
[Repealed]
Section 140
[Repealed]
Section 150
[Repealed]
Section 160
[Repealed]
Section 170
[Repealed]
Section 180
[Repealed]
Section 190
[Repealed]
Section 200
[Repealed]
Section 210
[Repealed]
Section 220
[Repealed]
Section 230
[Repealed]
Section 240
[Repealed]
Section 250
[Repealed]
Section 260
[Repealed]
Section 270
[Repealed]
Section 280
[Repealed]
Section 290
[Repealed]
Section 300
[Repealed]
Section 310
[Repealed]
Section 320
[Repealed]
Section 330
[Repealed]
Section 340
[Repealed]
Section 350
[Repealed]
Section 360
[Repealed]
Section 370
[Repealed]
Section 380
[Repealed]
Section 390
[Repealed]
Section 400
[Repealed]
Section 410
[Repealed]
Section 420
[Repealed]
Section 430
[Repealed]
Section 440
[Repealed]
Chapter 671
Regulations Governing the Operation of Private Schools for Students with DisabilitiesRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Exemptions
Section 30
Licenses Generally
Section 40
Advertising
Section 50
Types of Licenses
Section 60
Change in Condition
Section 70
License to Operate Is Nontransferable
Section 80
Penalty for Noncompliance in Obtaining a License to Operate
Section 90
List of Private Schools for Students with Disabilities
Section 100
Initial Application
Section 110
Applicant Commitments
Section 120
Assessment of Application
Section 130
On-Site Inspection
Section 140
Renewal of Licenses
Section 150
Monitoring
Section 160
Complaint Resolution Procedures
Section 170
Denial, Revocation, or Suspension of License
Section 180
Summary or Final Order of Suspension
Section 190
Timeline for Correction of Unsatisfactory Conditions
Section 200
Governing Body
Section 210
Responsibilities of the Licensee
Section 220
Fiscal Accountability
Section 230
Protection of Contractual Rights
Section 240
Insurance
Section 250
Fundraising
Section 260
Relationship to the Department
Section 270
Personnel Policies and Procedures
Section 280
Job Qualifications
Section 290
Job Descriptions
Section 300
School Administrators
Section 310
Teachers and Staffing
Section 320
Substitute Teachers
Section 330
Support Staff
Section 340
Staff Supervision
Section 350
Staff Development
Section 360
Personnel Records
Section 370
School Facilities and Safety
Section 380
Contingency Plans
Section 390
Weapons
Section 400
Searches
Section 410
Student Application and Admission
Section 420
Standard School Year and School Day
Section 430
Community Relationships
Section 440
Philosophy, Goals, and Objectives
Section 450
Student Achievement Expectations
Section 460
Individualized Education Program (Iep)
Section 470
Individualized Instruction Program (Iip)
Section 480
504 Plans
Section 490
Program of Instruction and Learning Objectives
Section 500
Instructional Program for Elementary School Grades
Section 510
Instructional Program for Middle School Grades
Section 520
Instructional Program for Secondary School Grades
Section 530
Alternative Education
Section 540
Transition Services
Section 550
Extracurricular and Other School Activities, and Recess
Section 560
Family Life
Section 570
Student Work-Study or on-The-Job Training
Section 580
Virtual Learning
Section 590
Equipment, Instructional Materials, and Library Media
Section 600
School Records
Section 610
Diplomas
Section 620
Student Conduct
Section 630
Behavior Intervention
Section 640
Time-Out
Section 650
Prohibitions
Section 660
Managing Student Behavior in Emergency Situations
Section 670
Videotaping
Section 680
Referral for Evaluation
Section 690
Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect
Section 700
Serious Incident Reports
Section 710
Medication and Health
Section 720
School Nutrition
Section 730
Transportation
Section 740
(Reserved)
Section 750
Student Discharge
Section 760
Maintenance of Student Records
Section 770
Participation of Students in Human Research
Section 780
Procedures for Permanent School Closing
FORMS
Forms (8VAC20-671)
DIBR
Documents Incorporated by Reference (8VAC20-671)
Chapter 680
Regulations Governing the General Achievement Diploma [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Chapter 690
Regulations for Scoliosis Screening ProgramRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Scoliosis Program
Section 30
Parent Educational Information
Section 40
Regular Scoliosis Screening
Section 50
Training Required for Personnel and Volunteers
Chapter 700
Regulations for Conducting Division-Level Academic Reviews [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Section 40
[Repealed]
Section 50
[Repealed]
Chapter 710
Regulations Governing the Process for Submitting Proposals to Consolidate School Divisions [Repealed]Read all
Section 10
[Repealed]
Section 20
[Repealed]
Section 30
[Repealed]
Chapter 720
Regulations Governing Local School Boards and School DivisionsRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 80
Student Fees and Charges
Section 160
Instructional Materials
Section 170
Textbooks
Chapter 730
Regulations Governing the Collection and Reporting of Truancy-Related Data and Student Attendance PoliciesRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Unexcused Absences Intervention Process and Responsibilities
Section 30
Data Collection and Reporting
Chapter 740
Regulations Governing Nutritional Standards for Competitive Foods Available for Sale in the Public SchoolsRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Applicability
Section 30
Nutrition Standards
Section 35
Exemption to the Nutrition Standards for School-Sponsored Fundraisers
Section 40
Implementation and Compliance
Chapter 760
Regulations Governing the Designation of School Divisions of InnovationRead all
Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
School Division of Innovation Designation
Section 30
Exemption from Regulatory Provisions
Section 40
Approval, Amendment, and Renewal
Section 50
Evaluation


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