COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 238

November 9, 2006

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Standards of Accreditation Guidance Document

 

 

The Virginia Board of Educations revised Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia became effective September 7, 2006. The revised standards may be found on the Departments website at: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/Accountability/soa.html.

 

To provide school divisions guidance regarding the revised regulations the Board of Education adopted Guidance Document Governing Certain Provisions of the Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia (8 VAC 20-131.) at the Boards October 25, 2006, board meeting. The document may be found at: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/Accountability/soa-guidance-doc.pdf

If you have problems downloading a copy from the website, please contact the Office of Policy at (804) 225-2092. If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Vucci, director of policy, at (804) 371-0558, or e-mail to: policy@doe.virginia.gov.

 

 

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