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Code of Virginia
Title 22.1. Education
8/5/2020

Title 22.1. Education (2020 Updates)

  • Chapter 1. System of Public Schools; General Provisions
    • § 22.1-1
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Definitions
      § 22.1-1
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Definitions
      § 22.1-3.4
      Enrollment of certain children placed in foster care
      § 22.1-6.1
      Menstrual supplies; availability; public elementary, middle, and high schools
  • Chapter 2. Board of Education
    • § 22.1-16.7
      Regulations regarding endorsement to teach military science
      § 22.1-17.7
      Social-emotional learning guidance standards
      § 22.1-19
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Accreditation of elementary, middle, and high schools; nursery schools; recognition of certain organizations; child day center regulation
      § 22.1-19
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Accreditation of elementary, middle, and high schools; nursery schools; recognition of certain organizations; child day center regulation
  • Chapter 3. Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Chapter 5. School Boards; Selection, Qualification and Salaries of Members
    • Article 1. General Provisions
    • § 22.1-32
      Salary of members
  • Chapter 6. Division Superintendents
    • § 22.1-70.3
      (Expires July 1, 2025) Designation of teacher shortage areas
  • Chapter 7. General Powers and Duties of School Boards
    • § 22.1-79
      Powers and duties
      § 22.1-79.1
      (Effective until July 1, 2022) Opening of the school year; approvals for certain alternative schedules
      § 22.1-79.1
      (Effective July 1, 2022) Opening of the school year; approvals for certain alternative schedules
      § 22.1-79.7
      School meal policies; donations
      § 22.1-79.7:1
      (Effective July 1, 2021) School meals; availability to students
  • Chapter 9. School Property
    • Article 2. School Buildings
    • § 22.1-135.1
      Potable water; lead testing
      § 22.1-137.2
      Lock-down drills
      § 22.1-138
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Minimum standards for public school buildings
      § 22.1-138
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Minimum standards for public school buildings
  • Chapter 12. Pupil Transportation
    • Article 1. General Provisions
    • § 22.1-176.2
      Certain students; waiver to access student transportation in certain cases
  • Chapter 13. Programs, Courses of Instruction and Textbooks
    • Article 1. Programs and Courses of Instruction Generally
    • § 22.1-199.1
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Programs designed to promote educational opportunities
      § 22.1-199.1
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Programs designed to promote educational opportunities
      § 22.1-199.7
      Community schools
      § 22.1-203.4
      Public high schools; Virginia voter registration
      § 22.1-204.2
      Hunter safety education programs for students in grades seven through 12
      § 22.1-205
      (Effective until January 1, 2021) Driver education programs
      § 22.1-205
      (Effective January 1, 2021) Driver education programs
      § 22.1-207.1
      Family life education
      § 22.1-207.2
      Right of parents to review certain materials; summaries distributed
      § 22.1-207.3:1
      Distribution of excess food
    • Article 1.2. Establishment of Charter Schools
    • § 22.1-212.6:1
      Applicability of other laws, regulations, policies, and procedures
    • Article 2. Special Education
    • § 22.1-215.2
      Parental notification; literacy and Response to Intervention screening and services; certain assessment results
      § 22.1-217.03
      Individualized education program teams to consider need for certain age-appropriate and developmentally appropriate instruction
      § 22.1-217.2
      Special education transition materials
  • Chapter 13.2. Standards of Quality
    • § 22.1-253.13:1
      Standard 1. Instructional programs supporting the Standards of Learning and other educational objectives
      § 22.1-253.13:2
      Standard 2. Instructional, administrative, and support personnel
      § 22.1-253.13:4
      Standard 4. Student achievement and graduation requirements
      § 22.1-253.13:9
      Exemplar School Recognition Program
  • Chapter 14. Pupils
    • Article 1. Compulsory School Attendance
    • § 22.1-254
      Compulsory attendance required; excuses and waivers; alternative education program attendance; exemptions from article
      § 22.1-258
      Appointment of attendance officers; notification when pupil fails to report to school; plan; conference; court proceedings
    • Article 2. Health Provisions
    • § 22.1-271.8
      Sudden cardiac arrest prevention in student-athletes
      § 22.1-273.3
      Parent educational information regarding tobacco and nicotine vapor products
      § 22.1-273.4
      Department of Education; guidance and resources; applied behavior analysis services
      § 22.1-274.2
      Possession and self-administration of inhaled asthma medications and epinephrine by certain students or school board employees
      § 22.1-274.5
      Topical sunscreen
    • Article 3. Discipline
    • § 22.1-276.01
      Definitions
      § 22.1-279.3:1
      Reports of certain acts to school authorities
      § 22.1-279.3:3
      Alternative school discipline process
      § 22.1-279.6
      Board of Education guidelines and model policies for codes of student conduct; school board regulations
      § 22.1-279.8
      School safety audits and school crisis, emergency management, and medical emergency response plans required
      § 22.1-279.10
      School resource officers; data
      § 22.1-280.2:2
      Public School Security Equipment Grant Act of 2013
      § 22.1-280.2:3
      School boards; local law-enforcement agencies; memorandums of understanding
      § 22.1-280.2:4
      School boards; firearms on school property
  • Chapter 14.1. Early Childhood Care and Education
    • Article 1. General Provisions
    • § 22.1-289.02
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Definitions
      § 22.1-289.03
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Early childhood care and education system; establishment
      § 22.1-289.04
      Early childhood care and education advisory committee
      § 22.1-289.05
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Quality rating and improvement system; establishment
      § 22.1-289.06
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Confidential records and information; penalty
      § 22.1-289.07
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Information related to shaken baby syndrome
      § 22.1-289.08
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Board to investigate child day programs at direction of Governor
    • Article 2. Virginia Preschool Initiative
    • § 22.1-289.09
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Programs designed to promote educational opportunities
    • Article 3. Licensure
    • § 22.1-289.010
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Application fees; regulations and schedules; use of fees; certain facilities, centers and agencies exempt
      § 22.1-289.011
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Licenses required; issuance, expiration, and renewal; maximum number of participants or children; posting of licenses
      § 22.1-289.012
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Local government to report business licenses issued to child day centers and family day homes
      § 22.1-289.013
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Investigation on receipt of application
      § 22.1-289.014
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Variances
      § 22.1-289.015
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Voluntary registration of family day homes; inspections; investigation upon receipt of complaint; revocation or suspension of registration
      § 22.1-289.016
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Unlicensed and unregistered family day homes; notice to parents
      § 22.1-289.017
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Compliance with Uniform Statewide Building Code
      § 22.1-289.018
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Inspections and interviews
      § 22.1-289.019
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Inspections of child day programs and family day systems; prioritization
      § 22.1-289.020
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Issuance or refusal of license; notification; provisional and conditional licenses
      § 22.1-289.021
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Records and reports
      § 22.1-289.022
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Enforcement and sanctions; child day programs and family day systems; revocation and denial
      § 22.1-289.023
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Enforcement and sanctions; special orders; civil penalties
      § 22.1-289.024
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Appeal from refusal, denial of renewal, or revocation of license
      § 22.1-289.025
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Right to appeal notice of intent; child day programs and family day systems operated by agencies of the Commonwealth
      § 22.1-289.026
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Injunction against operation without license
      § 22.1-289.027
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Offenses; penalty
      § 22.1-289.028
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Misleading advertising prohibited
      § 22.1-289.029
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Duty of attorneys for the Commonwealth
    • Article 4. Unlicensed Programs
    • § 22.1-289.030
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Exemptions from licensure
      § 22.1-289.031
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Child day center operated by religious institution exempt from licensure; annual statement and documentary evidence required; enforcement; injunctive relief
      § 22.1-289.032
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Certification of preschool or nursery school programs operated by accredited private schools; provisional certification; annual statement and documentary evidence required; enforcement; injunctive relief
      § 22.1-289.033
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Inspection of unlicensed child care operations; inspection warrant
    • Article 5. Background Checks
    • § 22.1-289.034
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Barrier crime; construction
      § 22.1-289.035
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Licensed child day centers, family day homes, and family day systems; employment for compensation or use as volunteers of persons convicted of or found to have committed certain offenses prohibited; national background check required; penalty
      § 22.1-289.036
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Background check upon application for licensure, registration, or approval as child day center, family day home, or family day system; penalty
      § 22.1-289.037
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Revocation or denial of renewal based on background checks; failure to obtain background check
      § 22.1-289.038
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Child day programs and family day systems; criminal conviction and waiver
      § 22.1-289.039
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Records check by unlicensed child day center; penalty
      § 22.1-289.040
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Child day centers and family day homes receiving federal, state, or local child care funds; eligibility requirements
      § 22.1-289.041
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Sex offender or child abuser prohibited from operating or residing in family day home; penalty
    • Article 6. Complaints
    • § 22.1-289.042
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Establishment of toll-free telephone line for complaints; investigation on receipt of complaints
      § 22.1-289.043
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Confidentiality of complainant's identity
      § 22.1-289.044
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Retaliation or discrimination against complainants
      § 22.1-289.045
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Retaliation against reports of child abuse or neglect
    • Article 7. Regulations and Interdepartmental Cooperation
    • § 22.1-289.046
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Regulations for child day programs and family day systems
      § 22.1-289.047
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Interagency agreements; cooperation of Department with other departments
      § 22.1-289.048
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Program leaders and child-care supervisors at licensed child day centers; approved credential
    • Article 8. Facilities and Programs
    • § 22.1-289.049
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Regulated child day programs to require proof of child identity and age; report to law-enforcement agencies
      § 22.1-289.050
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Insurance notice requirements for family day homes; civil penalty
      § 22.1-289.051
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Dual licenses for certain child day centers
      § 22.1-289.052
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Asbestos inspection required for child day centers
      § 22.1-289.053
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Delay in acting on application or in notification
      § 22.1-289.054
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Visitation by parents or guardians in child day programs
      § 22.1-289.055
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Public funds to be withheld for serious or persistent violations
      § 22.1-289.056
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Storage of firearms in certain family day homes
      § 22.1-289.057
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Child day programs and certain other programs; potable water; lead testing
  • Chapter 15. Teachers, Officers and Employees
    • Article 1. General Provisions
    • § 22.1-289.1
      Teacher compensation; biennial review required
      § 22.1-290.2
      Teacher, other instructional personnel, and support staff shortages; data
    • Article 2. Terms of Employment Generally
    • § 22.1-295.2
      Employment discrimination prohibited
      § 22.1-296.1
      Data on convictions for certain crimes and child abuse and neglect required; penalty
      § 22.1-296.3
      Certain private school employees subject to fingerprinting and criminal records checks
      § 22.1-296.4
      Child abuse and neglect data required
      § 22.1-298.1
      Regulations governing licensure
      § 22.1-298.6
      Mental health awareness training
      § 22.1-299
      License required of teachers; provisional licenses; exceptions
      § 22.1-299.4
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Teach for America license
      § 22.1-299.4
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Teach for America license
      § 22.1-299.8
      Technical professional licenses; substitution of certain professional development activities for required coursework
      § 22.1-303
      Probationary terms of service for teachers
      § 22.1-304
      Reemployment of teacher who has not achieved continuing contract status; effect of continuing contract; resignation of teacher; reduction in number of teachers
    • Article 3. Grievances; Dismissal, Etc., of Teachers
    • § 22.1-306
      Definitions
      § 22.1-307
      Dismissal of teacher; grounds
      § 22.1-311
      Hearing before school board, hearing officer, or fact-finding panel
      § 22.1-313
      Decision of school board; generally
  • Chapter 19.1. College Partnership Laboratory Schools
    • § 22.1-349.3
      Establishment and operation of college partnership laboratory schools; requirements
  • Chapter 24. Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
    • § 22.1-361
      Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children