July 1, 2016

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Code of Virginia Amendment Regarding the Confidentiality of Teacher Performance Data

The purpose of this memorandum is to inform you that the 2016 General Assembly passed House Bill 524 amending Section 22.1-295.1 of the Code of Virginia regarding the confidentiality of data on teacher performance.  Highlighted below is the amended text of this section of the Code

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Mrs. Patty S. Pitts, assistant superintendent for teacher education and licensure, at (804) 371-2522 or Patty.Pitts@doe.virginia.gov.

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