Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Regulations Governing Local School Boards and School Divisions [8 VAC 20 ‑ 720]
Amendments Regarding Use of Controversial or Sensitive Instructional Materials
Action 4100
[Withdrawn 6/21/2022]
General Information
Action Summary The Board of Education proposes to add language to the Regulations Governing Local School Boards and School Divisions (8 VAC 20-720) regarding procedures school divisions must have in place to address the use of sensitive or controversial instructional materials in the classroom.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003907]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6796 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 06/21/2022 after the comment period had ended.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jim Chapman  / Director of Board Relations
Address: James Monroe Bldg.
101 N. 14th St., 25th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)750-8750    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.