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Showing: 16 actions/stages currently being created, amended, or repealed for the State Board of Education. Where the stage type is Emergency,Emergency/NOIRA,Fast-Track,NOIRA,Proposed,Final
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Licensure Regulations for School Personnel
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 23]
Action: Revisions to the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel to Comport with 2018 legislation
Stage: Proposed - Register Date: 2/28/22 
Licensure Regulations for School Personnel
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 23]
Action: Amend the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel (8VAC20-23) to Include Instruction in Cultural Competency for Initial Licensure and Renewal of a License
Stage: NOIRA - Register Date: 1/17/22 
Licensure Regulations for School Personnel
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 23]
Action: Establish an Add-on Endorsement in the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel (8VAC20-23) to Teach Economics and Personal Finance
Stage: Final - At Secretary's Office
Licensure Regulations for School Personnel
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 23]
Action: Proposed Amendments to the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel and Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia to Comport with Federal Guidelines Related to Accredited Institutions of Higher Education
Stage: Fast-Track - At DPB
Licensure Regulations for School Personnel
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 23]
Action: Emergency Regulations to Amend the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel (8VAC20-23) to Extend the Expiration of Renewable Licenses
Stage: Emergency - Register Date: 6/5/23 
Regulations Governing Educational Services for Gifted Students
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 40]
Action: Periodic Review of the Regulations Governing Educational Services for Gifted Students
Stage: NOIRA - Register Date: 9/16/19 
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations Governing Special Education Programs for Children with Disabilities in Virginia
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 81]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulatory Changes to Align with 2024 Differentiated Monitoring and Support Report
Stage: Final - At Governor's Office
Procedure for Adjusting Grievances
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 90]
Action: Proposed Amendments to the Procedure for Dismissals to Comport with Legislation from the 2020 General Assembly
Stage: Fast-Track - At DPB
Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 131]
Action: Fast-track action to align the Standards of Accreditation with Chapter 26 of the 2021 Acts of the Assembly
Stage: Fast-Track - At DPB
Virginia Standards of Accreditation
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 132]
Action: Revisions to the Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia
Stage: Proposed - At Secretary's Office
Regulations Governing the Secondary School Transcript
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 160]
Action: Comprehensive Revisions to the Regulations Governing Secondary School Transcripts
Stage: Final - Stage withdrawn on 1/4/2024
Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 543]
Action: Establish Dual Language and Economics and Personal Finance Endorsements in the Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia
Stage: Proposed - Register Date: 1/31/22 
Regulations Governing the Operation of Private Day Schools for Students with Disabilities and Educational Programs Offered in Group Homes and Residential Facilities in the Commonwealth
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 671]
Action: Regulatory Action to Align with Item 130.H of Chapter 2 of the Acts of the Assembly 2022 Special Session I
Stage: NOIRA - At Secretary's Office
Background Checks for Child Day Programs and Family Day Systems
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 771]
Action: Action to Adopt New Standards for the Background Checks for Child Day Programs and Family Day Systems
Stage: NOIRA - Register Date: 1/31/22 
Standards for Licensed Child Day Centers
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 781]
Action: Revisions to the Standards for Licensed Child Day Centers
Stage: NOIRA - Register Date: 1/1/24 
General Procedures for Licensure and Background Checks
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 821]
Action: Adopt New Standards for the General Procedures and Information for Licensure
Stage: Proposed - At DPB
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