Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education

Regulations Governing Reduction of State Aid When Length of School Terms Below 180 Teaching Days or 990 Teaching Hours [8 VAC 20 ‑ 521]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description The regulations require local school division superintendents to certify each school year that they have read and complied with the provisions of the regulations and are implementing a plan for making up any missed time that has not been waived in accordance with the regulations.
State Authority ยง 22.1-98 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority N/A
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation The goals of the regulation are:
To ensure the agency is in compliance with applicable provisions of the Code of Virginia;
To make the system of reporting and certifying more effective and efficient; and
To ensure that many of the reports and certifications are available online and may be completed and sent to the department via electronic mail.


Contact Information
Name / Title: Ms. Emily V. Webb  / Director for Board Relations
Address: James Monroe Bldg.
101 N. 14th St., 25th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:,
Telephone: (804)225-2924    FAX: (804)225-2524    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Revisions to comport with legislation approved during the 2015 General Assembly session Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/1/2016.
CH 521: Annual Compliance Report timeline: Minor revision to regulation Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/15/2009.