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Department of Education
State Board of Education
Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia [8 VAC 20 ‑ 131]
Amendments to permit students entering the ninth grade prior to the 2018-19 ...
Action 5014 / Stage 8644
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 7/31/2019  4:59 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 5/29/2019   (modified 9/4/2019)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 8/12/2019    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 9/18/2019    

Changes to Text The proposed text has changed from that of the emergency stage.
Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to article 2 of the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 7/31/2019
Review Completed: 8/12/2019
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 8/12/2019
Review Completed: 9/19/2019
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Education Review Completed: 10/1/2019
Governor's Review Governor's office review in progress.  [Day 66]
Virginia Registrar Not yet submitted
Comment Period

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Effective Date Not yet determined
Contact Information
Name / Title: Mr. Zachary Robbins  / Director of Policy
Address: 101 N. 14 Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)225-2092    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

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Action 5014:
Amendments to permit students entering the ninth grade prior to the 2018-19 school year to be awarded locally-awarded verified credit in English and mathematics when certain Board of Education-established criteria are met.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (8236) Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 11/08/2019 and has been extended until 05/07/2020.
Fast-Track   (8644) Governor's office review in progress.
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