Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
Guidance Document Information
Title Guidelines for Policies on Concussions in Students
Document ID School Safety
Summary The 2016 Acts of Assembly (House Bill HB 954) require the Virginia Board of Education (Board) to amend the Guidelines for Policies on Concussions in Student-Athletes to require each local school division's policies and procedures regarding the identification and handling of suspected concussions in student-athletes to include a "Return to Learn Protocol" that requires school personnel to be alert to cognitive and academic issues that may be experienced by a student who has suffered a concussion or other head injury.
Effective Date 5/13/2021
pdf View document text     Posted On 5/24/2021                 Document on Town Hall

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The Guidelines for Policies on Concussions in Students was revised in response to HB 1930 that was enacted by the 2019 Virginia General Assembly which requires the Board of Education to collaborate with various stakeholders to biennially update its concussion guidelines. The revised guidelines inclu.... 4/12/2021 Forum ended on 5/12/2021 with 0 Comments.

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