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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Regulations Governing Adult High School Programs [8 VAC 20 ‑ 30]
Changes to incorporate recent amendments to the Code of Virginia; discontinue of the Literacy Passport Tests (LPT); and modify the Standards of Accreditation pertaining to high school diplomas
General Information
Action Summary The Regulations Governing Adult High School Programs (8 VAC 20-30-10 et seq.) were last amended in 1985 and are not currently consistent with the Regulations Establishing the Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia. (8 VAC 20-131-10 et seq.). The purpose of this intended regulatory action is twofold. First, adult high school programs, where adults are able to earn a standard or advanced studies diploma, will be required to maintain the same high standards as regular day school programs. Second, the change provides a high-standard alternative diploma, to be named the Adult High School Diploma, for adults who are unable to complete the current requirements for a Standard or Advanced Studies Diploma.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
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
2531 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 02/01/2007 after the comment period had ended.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Ms. Emily V. Webb  / Director of Board Relations
Address: James Monroe Bldg.
101 N. 14th St., 25th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)225-2924    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

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