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Mandate 481

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Home instruction of children.
Purpose of legislation
Eliminates (i) the requirement that correspondence courses must be approved by the Superintendent of Public Instruction in order to qualify as a suitable program for home instruction and (ii) the provision allowing parents to provide programs that are judged by the division superintendent to include the standards of learning objectives for language arts and mathematics. In addition, the bill allows for the provision of home instruction if the parent provides a program through distance learning or if the parent provides evidence that he is able to provide an adequate education for the child.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 0364 (2008)
VAC chapters to be amended
8 vac 20 - 60 : [REPEALED] Regulations Governing the Approval of Correspondence Courses for Home Instruction
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 3386: CH 60 and CH 340: Repeal chapter 60; amend CH 340 to add driver education requirements
Latest Stage: Final
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