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Agency 20 - STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

Chapter 10BOARD OF EDUCATION PUBLIC PARTICIPATION GUIDELINES [REPEALED]
Chapter 11REGULATIONS GOVERNING PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
Chapter 20REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE LICENSURE OF SCHOOL PERSONNEL [REPEALED]
Chapter 21LICENSURE REGULATIONS FOR SCHOOL PERSONNEL [REPEALED]
Chapter 22LICENSURE REGULATIONS FOR SCHOOL PERSONNEL
Chapter 25TECHNOLOGY STANDARDS FOR INSTRUCTIONAL PERSONNEL
Chapter 30REGULATIONS GOVERNING ADULT HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS
Chapter 40REGULATIONS GOVERNING EDUCATIONAL SERVICES FOR GIFTED STUDENTS
Chapter 50STANDARDS FOR INTERDEPARTMENTAL REGULATION OF RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES FOR CHILDREN [REPEALED]
Chapter 60REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE APPROVAL OF CORRESPONDENCE COURSES FOR HOME INSTRUCTION
Chapter 70REGULATIONS GOVERNING PUPIL TRANSPORTATION
Chapter 80REGULATIONS GOVERNING SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES IN VIRGINIA [REPEALED]
Chapter 81REGULATIONS GOVERNING SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES IN VIRGINIA
Chapter 90PROCEDURE FOR ADJUSTING GRIEVANCES
Chapter 100REGULATIONS GOVERNING LITERARY LOAN APPLICATIONS IN VIRGINIA
Chapter 110REGULATIONS GOVERNING PUPIL ACCOUNTING RECORDS
Chapter 120REGULATIONS GOVERNING CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Chapter 130REGULATIONS ESTABLISHING STANDARDS FOR ACCREDITING PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN VIRGINIA [REPEALED]
Chapter 131REGULATIONS ESTABLISHING STANDARDS FOR ACCREDITING PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN VIRGINIA
Chapter 140REGULATIONS GOVERNING RETENTION SCHEDULE FOR UNIFORM PUPIL ACCOUNTING RECORDS [REPEALED]
Chapter 150MANAGEMENT OF THE STUDENT'S SCHOLASTIC RECORD IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF VIRGINIA
Chapter 160REGULATIONS GOVERNING SECONDARY SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS
Chapter 170REGULATIONS GOVERNING INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS -- SELECTION AND UTILIZATION BY LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS [REPEALED]
Chapter 180REGULATIONS GOVERNING SCHOOL COMMUNITY PROGRAMS
Chapter 190REGULATIONS GOVERNING TEXTBOOKS -- FREE OR RENTAL SYSTEMS STATE AID [REPEALED]
Chapter 200DIPLOMA - HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION [REPEALED]
Chapter 210CLASSIFICATIONS OF EXPENDITURES
Chapter 220REGULATIONS GOVERNING TEXTBOOK ADOPTION STATE LEVEL [REPEALED]
Chapter 230REGULATIONS GOVERNING TEXTBOOK ADOPTION LOCAL LEVEL [REPEALED]
Chapter 240REGULATIONS GOVERNING SCHOOL ACTIVITY FUNDS
Chapter 250REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE TESTING OF SIGHT AND HEARING OF PUPILS
Chapter 260REGULATIONS GOVERNING FINANCIAL RETENTION SCHEDULE [REPEALED]
Chapter 270REGULATIONS GOVERNING TEXTBOOK FUND MANAGEMENT AND HANDLING ON LOCAL LEVEL [REPEALED]
Chapter 280JOINTLY OWNED AND OPERATED SCHOOLS AND JOINTLY OPERATED PROGRAMS [REPEALED]
Chapter 281REGULATIONS GOVERNING JOINTLY OWNED AND OPERATED SCHOOLS AND JOINTLY OPERATED PROGRAMS
Chapter 290REGULATIONS GOVERNING SCHOOL LUNCH SALE OF FOOD ITEMS
Chapter 300RULES GOVERNING FILM CIRCULATION FROM STATE AND REGIONAL AUDIOVISUAL SERVICES [REPEALED]
Chapter 310RULES GOVERNING INSTRUCTIONS CONCERNING DRUGS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Chapter 320REGULATIONS GOVERNING PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION
Chapter 330RULES GOVERNING ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION
Chapter 340REGULATIONS GOVERNING DRIVER EDUCATION
Chapter 350REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE OPERATION OF PROPRIETARY SCHOOLS AND ISSUING OF AGENT PERMITS [REPEALED]
Chapter 360REGULATIONS GOVERNING GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATES
Chapter 370RULES GOVERNING FEES AND CHARGES [REPEALED]
Chapter 380RULES GOVERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION (LITERARY FUND) [REPEALED]
Chapter 390RULES GOVERNING DIVISION SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
Chapter 400RULES GOVERNING DIVISION SUPERINTENDENT SALARY AND EXPENSES [REPEALED]
Chapter 410REGULATIONS GOVERNING ALLOWABLE CREDIT FOR TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Chapter 420REGULATIONS GOVERNING PERSONNEL IN PUBLIC SCHOOL LIBRARIES OPERATED UNDER JOINT CONTRACT UNDER CONTROL OF LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD OR BOARDS
Chapter 430REGULATIONS GOVERNING CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL PERSONNEL [REPEALED]
Chapter 440REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE EMPLOYMENT OF PROFESSIONAL PERSONNEL
Chapter 450REGULATIONS GOVERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 460REGULATIONS GOVERNING SICK LEAVE PLAN FOR TEACHERS
Chapter 470NURSES, PHYSICIANS, AND THERAPIST STANDARDS [REPEALED]
Chapter 480REGULATIONS GOVERNING PUPIL RIGHTS AND HEARINGS [REPEALED]
Chapter 490REGULATIONS GOVERNING SCHOOL BOARDS LOCAL
Chapter 500REGULATIONS GOVERNING STUDENT INSURANCE PROGRAMS [REPEALED]
Chapter 510REGULATIONS GOVERNING SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
Chapter 520REGULATIONS GOVERNING REDUCTION OF STATE AID WHEN LENGTH OF SCHOOL TERM BELOW 180 SCHOOL DAYS [REPEALED]
Chapter 521REGULATIONS GOVERNING REDUCTION OF STATE AID WHEN LENGTH OF SCHOOL TERM BELOW 180 TEACHING DAYS OR 990 TEACHING HOURS
Chapter 530REGULATIONS GOVERNING CRITERIA TO IDENTIFY TOXIC ART MATERIALS; LABELING; USE IN ELEMENTARY GRADES PROHIBITED
Chapter 540REGULATIONS GOVERNING APPROVED PROGRAMS FOR VIRGINIA INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION [REPEALED]
Chapter 541REGULATIONS GOVERNING APPROVED PROGRAMS FOR VIRGINIA INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION [REPEALED]
Chapter 542REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN VIRGINIA
Chapter 550[RESERVED]
Chapter 560REGULATIONS GOVERNING REPORTING OF ACTS OF VIOLENCE AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN SCHOOLS
Chapter 565REGULATIONS FOR THE PROTECTION OF STUDENTS AS PARTICIPANTS IN HUMAN RESEARCH
Chapter 570SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM STANDARDS [REPEALED]
Chapter 580REGULATIONS FOR THE SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAM
Chapter 590MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF CHILD DAY PROGRAMS SERVING CHILDREN OF PRESCHOOL AGE OR YOUNGER IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Chapter 600MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF CHILD DAY PROGRAMS SERVING SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN OFFERED IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Chapter 610[RESERVED]
Chapter 620REGULATIONS REGARDING SCHOOL GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING PROGRAMS IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF VIRGINIA
Chapter 630STANDARDS FOR STATE-FUNDED REMEDIAL PROGRAMS
Chapter 640REGULATIONS GOVERNING SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS [REPEALED]
Chapter 650REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE DETERMINATION OF CRITICAL TEACHER SHORTAGE AREAS
Chapter 660REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE REENROLLMENT OF STUDENTS COMMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE
Chapter 670REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE OPERATION OF PRIVATE DAY SCHOOLS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
Chapter 680REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE GENERAL ACHIEVEMENT DIPLOMA
Chapter 690REGULATIONS FOR SCOLIOSIS SCREENING PROGRAM
Chapter 700REGULATIONS FOR CONDUCTING DIVISION-LEVEL ACADEMIC REVIEWS [REPEALED]
Chapter 710REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE PROCESS FOR SUBMITTING PROPOSALS TO CONSOLIDATE SCHOOL DIVISIONS [REPEALED]
Chapter 720REGULATIONS GOVERNING LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS AND SCHOOL DIVISIONS



Chapter 10BOARD OF EDUCATION PUBLIC PARTICIPATION GUIDELINES [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 11REGULATIONS GOVERNING PUBLIC PARTICIPATION (create report)
Section 10Purpose
Section 20Definitions
Section 30Notification list
Section 40Information to be sent to persons on the notification list
Section 50Public comment
Section 60Petition for rulemaking
Section 70Appointment of regulatory advisory panel
Section 80Appointment of negotiated rulemaking panel
Section 90Meetings
Section 100Public hearings on regulations
Section 110Periodic review of regulations



Chapter 20REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE LICENSURE OF SCHOOL PERSONNEL [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 21LICENSURE REGULATIONS FOR SCHOOL PERSONNEL [REPEALED] (create report)
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 22LICENSURE REGULATIONS FOR SCHOOL PERSONNEL (create report)
Section 10Defintions
Section 20Administering the regulations
Section 30Purpose and responsibility for licensure
Section 40Conditions for licensure
Section 50Types of licenses; dating licenses
Section 60Designations on licenses for career paths to teaching
Section 70Additional endorsements
Section 80Deletion of an endorsement
Section 90Alternate routes to licensure
Section 100Conditions for licensure for out-of-state candidates by reciprocity
Section 110Requirements for renewing a license
Section 120Early/primary education, elementary education, and middle education endorsements
Section 130Professional studies requirements
Section 140Early childhood for three- and four-year-olds (add-on endorsement)
Section 150Early/primary education preK-3
Section 160Elementary education preK-6
Section 170Middle education 6-8
Section 180PreK-12 endorsements, special education, secondary grades 6-12 endorsements, and adult education
Section 190Professional studies requirements
Section 200Adult education
Section 210Adult English as a second language (add-on endorsement)
Section 220Career and technical education – agricultural education
Section 230Career and technical education – business and information technology
Section 240Career and technical education – family and consumer sciences
Section 250Career and technical education – health and medical sciences
Section 260Career and technical education – industrial cooperative training (add-on endorsement)
Section 270Career and technical education – marketing education
Section 280Career and technical education – technology education
Section 290Career and technical education – trade and industrial education
Section 300Career and technical education – vocational special needs (add-on endorsement)
Section 310Computer science
Section 320Dance arts preK-12
Section 330Driver education (add-on endorsement)
Section 340English
Section 350English as a second language preK-12
Section 360Foreign language preK-12
Section 370Gifted education (add-on endorsement)
Section 380Health and physical education preK-12
Section 390History and social sciences
Section 400Journalism (add-on endorsement)
Section 410Keyboarding (add-on endorsement)
Section 420Library media preK-12
Section 430Mathematics
Section 440Mathematics – Algebra I (add-on endorsement)
Section 450Music education – instrumental preK-12
Section 460Music education – vocal/choral preK-12
Section 470Science – biology
Section 480Science – chemistry
Section 490Science – Earth science
Section 500Science – physics
Section 510Special education early childhood (birth-age 5)
Section 520Special education hearing impairments preK-12
Section 530Special education – adapted curriculum K-12
Section 540Special education – general curriculum K-12
Section 550Special education visual impairments preK-12
Section 560Speech communication (add-on endorsement)
Section 570Theatre arts preK-12
Section 580Visual arts preK-12
Section 590Administration and supervision preK-12
Section 600Division Superintendent License
Section 610Mathematics specialist for elementary and middle education
Section 620Reading specialist
Section 630School counselor preK-12
Section 640School manager license
Section 650School psychology
Section 660School social worker
Section 670Special education: speech-language pathologist preK-12
Section 680Vocational evaluator
Section 690Revocation
Section 700Cancellation
Section 710Suspension
Section 720Denial
Section 730Right to counsel and transcript
Section 740Action by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Board of Education
Section 750Right of license holder to appear at hearing
Section 760Notification
DIBRDOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (8VAC20-22)



Chapter 25TECHNOLOGY STANDARDS FOR INSTRUCTIONAL PERSONNEL (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 20Administration of technology standards
Section 30Technology standards



Chapter 30REGULATIONS GOVERNING ADULT HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS (create report)
Section 10Responsibility
Section 20Minimum requirements for adult high school programs
Section 30Minimum qualifications of teachers
Section 40Library facilities
Section 50[Repealed]
Section 60Administration and supervision
Section 70Guidance services
DIBRDOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (8VAC20-30)



Chapter 40REGULATIONS GOVERNING EDUCATIONAL SERVICES FOR GIFTED STUDENTS (create report)
Section 10Applicability
Section 20Definitions
Section 30[Repealed]
Section 40Screening, referral, identification, and service
Section 50[Repealed]
Section 55Parental rights for notification, consent, and appeal
Section 60Local plan, local advisory committee, and annual report
Section 70Funding



Chapter 50STANDARDS FOR INTERDEPARTMENTAL REGULATION OF RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES FOR CHILDREN [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 60REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE APPROVAL OF CORRESPONDENCE COURSES FOR HOME INSTRUCTION (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 20Schools seeking approval
Section 30Approval renewal
Section 40Review
Section 50Approval criteria
Section 60Disclaimer
Section 70Listing of approved schools
Section 80Restrictions
Section 90Revocation or suspension of approval
Section 100Transmitting documents and other materials
DIBRDOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (8VAC20-60)



Chapter 70REGULATIONS GOVERNING PUPIL TRANSPORTATION (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 20Transportation of children
Section 30Safe speeds
Section 31Driving time
Section 40Seating
Section 50Written employment agreement
Section 60Entrance door
Section 70Traffic warning devices
Section 80Loading or discharging pupils
Section 90Safety belts
Section 100Passenger restraint belts
Section 110Pupil transportation safety instruction
Section 120Insurance
Section 130Maintenance inspection
Section 140Crash reporting
Section 150Route schedule
Section 160Review of routes
Section 170Railway crossings
Section 180Ridership and miles report
Section 190Policies
Section 200Identification and lights covering
Section 210Advertising material
Section 220Passage restriction
Section 230Required materials
Section 235Funding for pupil transportation
Section 240[Repealed]
Section 271Records retention
Section 280Requirements for school bus drivers both for employment and continued employment
Section 290First aid course
Section 300Required documents
Section 310[Repealed]
Section 320Forms for applicants
Section 330Health certificate
Section 340Highway driving
Section 350Training
Section 360In-service training
Section 370Supervision
Section 380Pre-trip safety inspection
Section 390[Repealed]
Section 400Evaluation
Section 410Emergency equipment
Section 411Driver trainers
Section 420Instructor course certificate
Section 430Driver data
Section 435Filing
Section 440Responsibility for compliance
Section 450Minimum specifications
Section 460Specifications
Section 470Adjustments
Section 480Bus identification
Section 490Purchase
Section 500Sale of surplus school buses
Section 510Vehicles powered by alternative fuels
Section 520[Repealed]
Section 525Regulations and standards
Section 530[Repealed]
FORMSFORMS
DIBRDocuments Incorporated By Reference



Chapter 80REGULATIONS GOVERNING SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES IN VIRGINIA [REPEALED] (create report)
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 81REGULATIONS GOVERNING SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES IN VIRGINIA (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 20Functions of the Virginia Department of Education
Section 30Responsibility of the local school divisions and state-operated programs
Section 40Special education staffing requirements
Section 50Child find
Section 60Referral for initial evaluation
Section 70Evaluation and reevaluation
Section 80Eligibility
Section 90Termination of special education and related services
Section 100Free appropriate public education
Section 110Individualized education program
Section 120Children who transfer
Section 130Least restrictive environment and placements
Section 140Placement of children at the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind at Staunton
Section 150Private school placement
Section 160Discipline procedures
Section 170Procedural safeguards
Section 180Transfer of rights to students who reach the age of majority
Section 190Mediation
Section 200Complaint resolution procedures
Section 210Due process hearing
Section 220Surrogate parent procedures
Section 230Local educational agency administration and governance
Section 240Eligibility for funding
Section 250State funds for local school divisions
Section 260Federal funds
Section 270Funds to assist with the education of children with disabilities residing in state-operated programs
Section 280Funding, withholding, and recovery of funds
Section 290Appeal of administrative decision regarding funding
Section 300Use of public and private insurance
Section 310Attorneys' fees
Section 320Additional responsibilities of state boards, agencies, and institutions for education and training of children with disabilities in residence or ...
Section 330Compliance with § 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended
Section 340Special education caseload staffing requirements



Chapter 90PROCEDURE FOR ADJUSTING GRIEVANCES (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 20Purpose of Part II of this grievance procedure
Section 30Grievance procedure
Section 40Grievability
Section 50Time limitations
Section 60Dispute resolution
Section 70Procedure for dismissals or placing on probation
Section 80Time limitations
FORMSFORMS (8VAC20-90)



Chapter 100REGULATIONS GOVERNING LITERARY LOAN APPLICATIONS IN VIRGINIA (create report)
Section 10Policy
Section 20Definitions
Section 30Application form
Section 40Application review
Section 50Application approval
Section 60Nonapproval of application
Section 70Placement on list
Section 80Qualification for placement
Section 90Removal from list
Section 100Maximum loan amount
Section 110Minimum loan amount
Section 120Duration of loans
Section 130Composite index
Section 140Determination of interest rate
Section 150Fixed rate
Section 160Placement on waiting list
Section 170Priorities
Section 180Eligibility for release of funding
Section 190Eligibility of Priority 2 applications
Section 200Reassignment of application
Section 210Priority funding
Section 220Unencumbered sum available
Section 230Expenditure of other funds
Section 240Actual disbursements
Section 250Award of construction contract
Section 260Conditions
Section 270Returning application to approved application list
Section 280Property transfer



Chapter 110REGULATIONS GOVERNING PUPIL ACCOUNTING RECORDS (create report)
Section 10Purpose
Section 20[Repealed]
Section 30Teaching day defined
Section 40When pupil counted present
Section 50Approval of school-sponsored field trips and other activities
Section 60[Repealed]
Section 80Absence because of school bus not reaching school, etc
Section 90When pupil dismissed early
Section 100Excused full-day absences
Section 110Special students attending school in the morning
Section 120Pupil transfers
Section 130When pupil dropped from roll
Section 140[Repealed]



Chapter 120REGULATIONS GOVERNING CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (create report)
Section 10Authority to promulgate; requirements for compliance with state and federal regulations
Section 20Definitions
Section 30State/federal financial assistance
Section 40Local career and technical education plan
Section 50Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee
Section 60[Repealed]
Section 70Reporting requirements
Section 80Management of equipment inventory
Section 90Construction of facilities
Section 100Access to career and technical education programs
Section 110New career and technical education programs
Section 120Program requirements
Section 130Individualized programs for students with disabilities
Section 140Cooperative education
Section 150Maximum class size
Section 160Career and technical education student organizations
Section 170Student safety
DIBRDOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (8VAC20-120)



Chapter 130REGULATIONS ESTABLISHING STANDARDS FOR ACCREDITING PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN VIRGINIA [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 131REGULATIONS ESTABLISHING STANDARDS FOR ACCREDITING PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN VIRGINIA (create report)
Section 5Definitions
Section 10Purpose
Section 20Philosophy, goals, and objectives
Section 30Student achievement expectations
Section 40[Repealed]
Section 50Requirements for graduation
Section 60Transfer students
Section 70Program of instruction and learning objectives
Section 80Instructional program in elementary schools
Section 90Instructional program in middle schools
Section 100Instructional program in secondary schools
Section 110Standard and verified units of credit
Section 120Summer school
Section 130Elective courses
Section 140College and career preparation programs and opportunities for postsecondary credit
Section 150Standard school year and school day
Section 160[Repealed]
Section 170Family Life Education
Section 180Off-site instruction
Section 190Library media, materials and equipment
Section 200Extracurricular and other school activities; recess
Section 210Role of the principal
Section 220Role of professional teaching staff
Section 230Role of support staff
Section 240Administrative and support staff; staffing requirements
Section 250[Repealed]
Section 260School facilities and safety
Section 270School and community communications
Section 280Expectations for school accountability
Section 290Procedures for certifying accreditation eligibility
Section 300Application of the standards
Section 310Action requirements for schools that are Accredited with Warning or Provisionally Accredited-Graduation Rate
Section 315Action requirements for schools that are denied accreditation
Section 320[Repealed]
Section 325Recognitions and rewards for school and division accountability performance
Section 330[Repealed]
Section 340Special provisions and sanctions
Section 350Waivers
Section 360Effective date
Section 360:1APPENDIX I.[REPEALED]



Chapter 140REGULATIONS GOVERNING RETENTION SCHEDULE FOR UNIFORM PUPIL ACCOUNTING RECORDS [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 150MANAGEMENT OF THE STUDENT'S SCHOLASTIC RECORD IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF VIRGINIA (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 20Management of scholastic record
Section 30Access



Chapter 160REGULATIONS GOVERNING SECONDARY SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 20Effective date
Section 30Format options
Section 40Profile data sheet
Section 50Weight of advanced-level courses
Section 60Elements for weighting



Chapter 170REGULATIONS GOVERNING INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS -- SELECTION AND UTILIZATION BY LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 180REGULATIONS GOVERNING SCHOOL COMMUNITY PROGRAMS (create report)
Section 10School improvement plan



Chapter 190REGULATIONS GOVERNING TEXTBOOKS -- FREE OR RENTAL SYSTEMS STATE AID [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 200DIPLOMA - HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 210CLASSIFICATIONS OF EXPENDITURES (create report)
Section 10Classification of expenditures



Chapter 220REGULATIONS GOVERNING TEXTBOOK ADOPTION STATE LEVEL [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]
Section 20[Repealed]
Section 30[Repealed]
Section 40[Repealed]
Section 50[Repealed]
Section 60[Repealed]
Section 70[Repealed]



Chapter 230REGULATIONS GOVERNING TEXTBOOK ADOPTION LOCAL LEVEL [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]
Section 20[Repealed]
Section 30[Repealed]
Section 40[Repealed]



Chapter 240REGULATIONS GOVERNING SCHOOL ACTIVITY FUNDS (create report)
Section 10Classification; responsibility for administration of regulations, exclusion of specific funds
Section 20Records, school finance officer, bonds
Section 30Forms
Section 40Audits; monthly and annual reports
Section 50Interpretation of regulations and forms



Chapter 250REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE TESTING OF SIGHT AND HEARING OF PUPILS (create report)
Section 10Testing of sight and hearing; monitoring



Chapter 260REGULATIONS GOVERNING FINANCIAL RETENTION SCHEDULE [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 270REGULATIONS GOVERNING TEXTBOOK FUND MANAGEMENT AND HANDLING ON LOCAL LEVEL [REPEALED] (create report)
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 280JOINTLY OWNED AND OPERATED SCHOOLS AND JOINTLY OPERATED PROGRAMS [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]
Section 20[Repealed]



Chapter 281REGULATIONS GOVERNING JOINTLY OWNED AND OPERATED SCHOOLS AND JOINTLY OPERATED PROGRAMS (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 20Organization and operating procedures
Section 30Waiver of regulations’ requirements



Chapter 290REGULATIONS GOVERNING SCHOOL LUNCH SALE OF FOOD ITEMS (create report)
Section 10Sale of food items



Chapter 300RULES GOVERNING FILM CIRCULATION FROM STATE AND REGIONAL AUDIOVISUAL SERVICES [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]
Section 20[Repealed]



Chapter 310RULES GOVERNING INSTRUCTIONS CONCERNING DRUGS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE (create report)
Section 10Health education program



Chapter 320REGULATIONS GOVERNING PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION (create report)
Section 10Health education program



Chapter 330RULES GOVERNING ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION (create report)
Section 10Definition
Section 20Students
Section 30Funding



Chapter 340REGULATIONS GOVERNING DRIVER EDUCATION (create report)
Section 10Driver education program
Section 20Driver education vehicles
Section 30Teacher requirements
DIBRDOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (8VAC20-340)



Chapter 350REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE OPERATION OF PROPRIETARY SCHOOLS AND ISSUING OF AGENT PERMITS [REPEALED] (create report)
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 360REGULATIONS GOVERNING GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATES (create report)
Section 10Eligibility
Section 20Retesting
Section 30[Repealed]



Chapter 370RULES GOVERNING FEES AND CHARGES [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 380RULES GOVERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION (LITERARY FUND) [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 390RULES GOVERNING DIVISION SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS (create report)
Section 10Qualifications
Section 20Part-time service as school principal
Section 30Acting superintendents
Section 40Observing regulations; making annual and special reports
Section 50School accounts
Section 60Distribution of state reports, forms, laws, and regulations
Section 70Explanation of school system; enforcement of school laws, regulations, etc
Section 80Inspection and supervision of schools
Section 90Supervision of teachers
Section 100Condemnation of school buildings
Section 110Promotion of improvement and efficiency of school personnel; promotion of appreciation, etc. of education



Chapter 400RULES GOVERNING DIVISION SUPERINTENDENT SALARY AND EXPENSES [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 410REGULATIONS GOVERNING ALLOWABLE CREDIT FOR TEACHING EXPERIENCE (create report)
Section 10Teaching experience credit



Chapter 420REGULATIONS GOVERNING PERSONNEL IN PUBLIC SCHOOL LIBRARIES OPERATED UNDER JOINT CONTRACT UNDER CONTROL OF LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD OR BOARDS (create report)
Section 10Library personnel



Chapter 430REGULATIONS GOVERNING CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL PERSONNEL [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 440REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE EMPLOYMENT OF PROFESSIONAL PERSONNEL (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 20Contractual period defined
Section 30Contract to be in writing
Section 40Length of the probationary term
Section 50Calculating term for first year of teaching
Section 60Probationary period for principal or supervisor
Section 70Probationary period when employee separates from service
Section 80Effect of service outside the Virginia system
Section 90Eligibility for continuing contract
Section 100Continuing contract status when employee separates from service
Section 110Contract to be separate and apart from annual or continuing contract
Section 120Termination notice required
Section 130Purpose of a uniform hiring process
Section 140Phase One of the three-phase employment process
Section 150Phase Two of the three-phase employment process
Section 160Phase Three of the three-phase employment process
Section 160:1APPENDIX A.CONTRACT FORMS
Section 160:2APPENDIX B.LISTING OF ESSENTIAL CONTRACT ELEMENTS



Chapter 450REGULATIONS GOVERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (create report)
Section 10Purpose
Section 20Classes with college credit
Section 30Program (noncollege credit) administered by school divisions
Section 40Criteria for program approval
Section 50Use of in-service certification



Chapter 460REGULATIONS GOVERNING SICK LEAVE PLAN FOR TEACHERS (create report)
Section 10Allowances
Section 20Accumulating sick leave
Section 30When substitute employed
Section 40"Immediate family" defined
Section 50Termination of accumulative sick leave; transfer of sick leave; when teacher presumed to have left teaching profession
Section 60Local supplementary regulations



Chapter 470NURSES, PHYSICIANS, AND THERAPIST STANDARDS [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 480REGULATIONS GOVERNING PUPIL RIGHTS AND HEARINGS [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 490REGULATIONS GOVERNING SCHOOL BOARDS LOCAL (create report)
Section 10Familiarity with and implementation of school laws and regulations
Section 20Teacher contracts
Section 30Length of the school day
Section 40Textbooks
Section 50Policy manual
Section 60Annual report



Chapter 500REGULATIONS GOVERNING STUDENT INSURANCE PROGRAMS [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 510REGULATIONS GOVERNING SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION (create report)
Section 10Duties of Superintendent



Chapter 520REGULATIONS GOVERNING REDUCTION OF STATE AID WHEN LENGTH OF SCHOOL TERM BELOW 180 SCHOOL DAYS [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 521REGULATIONS GOVERNING REDUCTION OF STATE AID WHEN LENGTH OF SCHOOL TERM BELOW 180 TEACHING DAYS OR 990 TEACHING HOURS (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 20Length of school term
Section 30Completion of teaching hours
Section 40Waivers for a declared state of emergency
Section 50Funding
Section 60Administration



Chapter 530REGULATIONS GOVERNING CRITERIA TO IDENTIFY TOXIC ART MATERIALS; LABELING; USE IN ELEMENTARY GRADES PROHIBITED (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 20Toxic materials
Section 30Labeling standards
Section 40Elementary grades
Section 50Incorporation by reference
Section 60Labeling
Section 70Statements of conformance
Section 80Products compliance
DIBRDOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (8VAC20-530)



Chapter 540REGULATIONS GOVERNING APPROVED PROGRAMS FOR VIRGINIA INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 541REGULATIONS GOVERNING APPROVED PROGRAMS FOR VIRGINIA INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]
Section 20[Repealed]
Section 30[Repealed]
Section 40[Repealed]
Section 50[Repealed]
Section 60[Repealed]



Chapter 542REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN VIRGINIA (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 20Administering the regulations
Section 30Options for accreditation or a process approved by the Board of Education
Section 40Standards for biennial approval of education programs
Section 50Application of the standards
Section 60Standards for Board of Education approved accreditation process
Section 70Competencies for endorsement areas
Section 80Professional studies requirements for early/primary education, elementary education, and middle education
Section 90Early childhood for three-and four-year-olds (add-on endorsement)
Section 100Early/primary education preK-3
Section 110Elementary education preK-6
Section 120Middle education 6-8
Section 130Professional studies requirements for preK-12 endorsements, special education, secondary grades 6-12 endorsements, and adult education
Section 140Adult education
Section 150Adult English as a second language (add-on endorsement)
Section 160Career and technical education – agricultural education
Section 170Career and technical education – business and information technology
Section 180Career and technical education – family and consumer sciences
Section 190Career and technical education – health and medical sciences
Section 200Career and technical education – industrial cooperative training (add-on endorsement)
Section 210Career and technical education – marketing education
Section 220Career and technical education – technology education
Section 230Career and technical education – trade and industrial education
Section 240Career and technical education – vocational special needs (add-on endorsement)
Section 250Computer science
Section 260Dance arts preK-12
Section 270Driver education (add-on endorsement)
Section 280English
Section 290English as a second language preK-12
Section 300Foreign language preK-12
Section 310Gifted education (add-on endorsement)
Section 320Health and physical education preK-12
Section 330History and social sciences
Section 340Journalism (add-on endorsement)
Section 350Keyboarding (add-on endorsement)
Section 360Library media preK-12
Section 370Mathematics
Section 380Mathematics – Algebra I (add-on endorsement)
Section 390Music education – instrumental preK-12
Section 400Music education – vocal/choral preK-12
Section 410Science – biology
Section 420Science – chemistry
Section 430Science – Earth science
Section 440Science – physics
Section 450Special education early childhood (birth through age 5)
Section 460Special education hearing impairments preK-12
Section 470Special education adapted curriculum K-12
Section 480Special education general curriculum K-12
Section 490Special education visual impairments preK-12
Section 500Speech communication (add-on endorsement)
Section 510Theater arts preK-12
Section 520Visual arts preK-12
Section 530Administration and supervision preK-12
Section 540Mathematics specialist for elementary and middle education
Section 550Reading specialist
Section 560School counselor preK-12
Section 570School psychology
Section 580School social worker
Section 590Special education speech-language disorders preK-12
Section 600Vocational evaluator



Chapter 550[RESERVED] (create report)
Section 10[Reserved]



Chapter 560REGULATIONS GOVERNING REPORTING OF ACTS OF VIOLENCE AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN SCHOOLS (create report)
Section 10Reportable incidents



Chapter 565REGULATIONS FOR THE PROTECTION OF STUDENTS AS PARTICIPANTS IN HUMAN RESEARCH (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 20Scope
Section 30Informed consent
Section 40Research committee
Section 50Exemptions



Chapter 570SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM STANDARDS [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 580REGULATIONS FOR THE SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAM (create report)
Section 10Required schools
Section 20School eligibility
Section 30Student eligibility
Section 40Exemptions
Section 50Reporting requirements; federally funded programs; nonfederally funded programs
Section 60Food service standards
Section 70Program evaluations
Section 80Complaints and appeals
Section 90Parent notification
Section 100Nutrition education



Chapter 590MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF CHILD DAY PROGRAMS SERVING CHILDREN OF PRESCHOOL AGE OR YOUNGER IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS (create report)
Section 10Definitions and substitutions
Section 20Exemptions and exceptions
Section 30Administration



Chapter 600MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF CHILD DAY PROGRAMS SERVING SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN OFFERED IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS (create report)
Section 10Definitions and substitutions
Section 20Exemptions and exceptions
Section 30Administration



Chapter 610[RESERVED] (create report)



Chapter 620REGULATIONS REGARDING SCHOOL GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING PROGRAMS IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF VIRGINIA (create report)
Section 10School guidance and counseling services



Chapter 630STANDARDS FOR STATE-FUNDED REMEDIAL PROGRAMS (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 20Remediation plan development and approval
Section 30Individual student record
Section 40Program evaluation
Section 50[Repealed]
Section 60Teacher qualifications and staffing ratios
Section 70Transportation formula



Chapter 640REGULATIONS GOVERNING SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]



Chapter 650REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE DETERMINATION OF CRITICAL TEACHER SHORTAGE AREAS (create report)
Section 10Survey of local school divisions
Section 20Establishing critical shortage areas
Section 30Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program requirements and selection procedures



Chapter 660REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE REENROLLMENT OF STUDENTS COMMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 20Reenrollment plan components
Section 30Reenrollment process and responsibilities
Section 40Maintenance and transfer of the scholastic record



Chapter 670REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE OPERATION OF PRIVATE DAY SCHOOLS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 15Exemption
Section 20License to operate
Section 30Initial application
Section 40Assessment of application
Section 50Advertising and enrolling restrictions
Section 60Certification or licensing of branch campus/extension classroom
Section 70Penalty for noncompliance
Section 80Application requirements for schools seeking a license to operate
Section 90Applicant commitments
Section 100Statement of purpose, philosophy, and objectives
Section 110Instructional program
Section 120Intradepartmental cooperation
Section 130Behavior management programs
Section 140Equipment and instructional materials
Section 150Provisions for health
Section 160Transportation
Section 170Disability categories
Section 180Personnel policies
Section 190Administrative personnel
Section 200Teachers
Section 210Ancillary personnel
Section 220Personnel files
Section 230Facilities
Section 240The school plant
Section 250Student services and records
Section 260Applications and enrollment agreements for students privately placed
Section 270Application and enrollment agreements for students publicly placed
Section 280Advertising and publications
Section 290Electronic campus schools
Section 300A license to operate is not transferable
Section 310Protection of contractual rights of students
Section 320Guaranty instrument requirements
Section 330Renewal of license to operate
Section 340Board actions
Section 350Refusal, denial, revocation, or suspension
Section 360Board investigation
Section 370Department investigation procedures
Section 380Corrective actions
Section 390Procedure for taking actions
Section 400Revocation or denial consequences
Section 410School listing
Section 420Closing procedures
Section 430Transmitting documents and other materials
Section 440Complaints



Chapter 680REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE GENERAL ACHIEVEMENT DIPLOMA (create report)
Section 10Eligibility requirements for the General Achievement Diploma
Section 20Course, credit, and assessment requirements



Chapter 690REGULATIONS FOR SCOLIOSIS SCREENING PROGRAM (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 20Scoliosis program
Section 30Parent educational information
Section 40Regular scoliosis screening
Section 50Training required for personnel and volunteers



Chapter 700REGULATIONS FOR CONDUCTING DIVISION-LEVEL ACADEMIC REVIEWS [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]
Section 20[Repealed]
Section 30[Repealed]
Section 40[Repealed]
Section 50[Repealed]



Chapter 710REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE PROCESS FOR SUBMITTING PROPOSALS TO CONSOLIDATE SCHOOL DIVISIONS [REPEALED] (create report)
Section 10[Repealed]
Section 20[Repealed]
Section 30[Repealed]



Chapter 720REGULATIONS GOVERNING LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS AND SCHOOL DIVISIONS (create report)
Section 10Definitions
Section 80Student fees and charges
Section 160Instructional materials
Section 170Textbooks