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State Board of Education
Mandate 602

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Changes to Grievance Procedures
Purpose of legislation
Legislation in 2013 changes the grievance procedure for teachers by giving local school boards the option to assign a grievance hearing to be heard by an impartial hearing officer designated by the local school board and by removing the option for a grievance to be heard in front of a fact-finding panel. Legislation in 2014 extends from five business days to 10 business days the deadline for a teacher to request a hearing after receiving written notice of a recommendation of dismissal.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 588 (2013)
Chap 650 (2013)
Chap 103 (2014)
Chap 13 (2014)
VAC chapters to be amended
8 vac 20 - 90 : Procedure for Adjusting Grievances
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 4027: Revise the Procedure for Adjusting Grievances
Latest Stage: Final
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