|Petition Title||Request to Promulgate: Regulations governing reporting of student absences from school; disposition, implementation of attendance plans for students with excessive absences|
|Petitioner||John R. Butcher; Carol A.O. Wolf|
Requests promulgation of regulation requiring school divisions to report annually to the Board of Education data on: the number of students with five or more unexcused absences from school; details regarding the attendance plan and conferences held regarding such attendance plans; and a summary of the outcomes of attendance enforcement proceedings.
The agency has received the petitioner's request and has announced a 21-day comment period, which will be published in the Register. Agency action plan will be determined following the 21-day public comment period.
|Comment Period||Ended 7/14/2009 7 comments|
|Agency Decision||Initiate a regulatory change|
|Agency Decision Summary||
The agency is initiating new regulations: Regulations Governing Unexcused Absences and Truancy [8 VAC 20 730], which are in process.
|Associated regulatory action||New regulations to govern the collection and reporting of truancy -related data and provide guidance on school attendance policy Latest Stage: Proposed|