Superintendent's Memo #311-09

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education

November 6, 2009

TO: Division Superintendents

FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Code of Virginia and Regulations of the Board of Education - Availability on Internet and Hard Copy

The full text of the Code of Virginia is available on the Internet at http://leg6.state.va.us/000/src.htm. Regulations of the Board of Education are available at http://leg1.state.va.us/000/reg/TOC08020.HTM. In addition, the Virginia Department of Education provides detailed tracking reports on General Assembly bills and other actions. The tracking reports and updates may be viewed on the Department's website at http://www.doe.virginia.gov/boe/legislation/index.shtml.

The Virginia School Law Deskbook, Volume I: 2009-2010 School Year Edition is available for purchase in hard copy. The volume combines the Virginia school laws (Title 22.1 of the Code of Virginia); frequently referenced federal laws, including IDEA and NCLB; and the regulations of the Board of Education. The price is $48.00 per copy, plus shipping and handling. A CD-ROM format is available for $91.00.

To order the publication by telephone, call (800) 223-1940 or visit http://www.lexisnexis.com/support. To place an order by mail, please send your order to the publisher: LexisNexis Matthew Bender, 1275 Broadway, Albany, NY 12204.

Questions may be directed to Mrs. Anne D. Wescott, assistant superintendent for policy and communications, by e-mail Anne.Wescott@doe.virginia.gov or by phone at (804) 225-2403.

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