COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 105
May 19, 2000

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: JoLynne DeMary
Acting Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Transmittal of "Statement of Administrative Impact and Projected Costs of Implementation" for the Second Draft of the Proposed Revisions to the Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia


 As part of its responsibilities for promulgating new regulations or revisions to 
existing regulations, the Board of Education is required to develop a statement of 
the administrative impact and the projected costs of implementing and complying with
such regulations.  The Board and the Department of Education are required to send a 
copy of the statement to each division superintendent [See 22.1-17 of the Code of 
Virginia].

Attached please find a copy of the statement for the second draft of the Proposed 
Revisions to the Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools 
in Virginia, as they were accepted for second review and a second round of public 
comment by the Board of Education on April 27, 2000.  The full text of the proposed 
revisions and a summary can be found on the Board of Education's website at 
http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/VA_Board/Standards/standards.shtml.

Comments or questions regarding the impact statement or the proposed regulations 
themselves should be directed to the Office of Accreditation at (804) 786-9421 or 
by e-mail (mailto:cfinley@pen.k12.va.us)

JLD/cwf

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