July 1, 2016

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Code of Virginia Amendment Regarding Freedom of Information Act Exclusions of Licensure Records

The purpose of this memorandum is to inform you that the 2016 General Assembly passed Senate Bill 564 amending Section 2.2-3705.3 of the Code of Virginia regarding Freedom of Information Act exclusions of licensure records.  Below is item 12 of the bill highlighting the amendments for 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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