Tag Archive: Accreditation

Oct 14

Emergency Regulations for the Standards for Accrediting Public Schools

Dr. Jones is a former VASSP president, Professor and Chair, Leadership Studies Director, VASSP Center for Educational Leadership at Lynchburg College and author of the annual VASSP publication Changes in School Law. The following article encapsulates important changes to the SOA that will affect every student in the Commonwealth and is also a reminder of …

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Sep 11

Emergency Regulations for the Standards for Accrediting Public Schools

As a result of 2012 General Assembly legislation, changes to the Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia are necessary. The state superintendent proposed emergency regulations to the Virginia Board of Education, and the Board approved these emergency regulations at its June meeting. The changes take effect beginning with first-time ninth graders during …

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Nov 07

Good News for All Virginia Principals

In a recent posting from the Virginia Department of  Education on their web site,http://www.doe.virginia.gov/statistics_reports/graduation_completion/cohort_reports/index.shtml,  the announcement was made regarding the on-time graduation rate for the 2011 graduates.  Among the facts reported by the DOE, the on-time graduation rate rose one point to 86.6 percent along with a corresponding one point fall in the state dropout …

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Oct 12

Virginia Accreditation Report for 2011-2012

Virginia Public Schools Accreditation Report for 2011-2012   The Virginia Department of Education has just released its report of the 2011-2012 schools accreditation. www.doe.virginia.org.   The completed data report provides opportunities for schools to review for planning purposes and to prepare to face new challenges.  Informed and foresighted administrators have already put into place plans this …

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