Board of Education Regulations
Under the powers delegated to it by the General Assembly and by federal laws and regulations, the Board of Education promulgates and adopts regulations concerning educational programs in such areas as licensure of school personnel, special education programs, accreditation standards, rules for approving teacher training programs, fiscal reporting, maintenance of student records, and other important matters.
The Board of Education approves regulations through a regulatory process, which includes the publication of proposed rules in the Virginia Register. After review by the Attorney General's office and the Governor, public comments are solicited and revisions are made prior to the final adoption by the Board. When the regulations have been given final approval they are published in the Virginia Register.
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Guidance documents are adopted by the Board of Education and VDOE to provide general information to agency staff, school personnel, or the public on how to implement or interpret state law or agency regulations.