Length of school term; minimum number of teaching days if closed due to bad weather. (HB2241)

Introduced By

Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Length of the school term; exception to 180 teaching day or 990 teaching hour requirement.  Provides that when severe weather conditions or other emergency situations have resulted in the closing of a school or the schools in a school division for six days or more, a school board may determine that time spent at school other than in the classroom, such as but not limited to recess or lunch periods, shall be deemed instructional time in order to meet the minimum teaching day or teaching hour requirement. Amends § 22.1-98, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101812D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2011Assigned Education sub: #3 Teachers and Admin. Action
02/08/2011Left in Education