High school accreditation; Board of Education to adopt regulation adjusting formula for calculating. (SB514)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of Education; high school accreditation; industry certifications.  Requires the Board of Education to adopt regulations adjusting the formula for calculating the final high school accreditation to add points for each student obtaining a diploma and an industry certification. The additional points shall only improve the accreditation status of a school and cannot be used to obtain or deny accreditation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103572D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/25/2012Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/02/2012Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2012Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Education
02/15/2012Reported from Education (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2012Read second time
02/17/2012Read third time
02/17/2012Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/17/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB514ER)
02/21/2012Signed by Speaker
02/22/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB514ER)
02/22/2012Signed by President
03/06/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 83 (effective 7/1/12)
03/06/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0083)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.