Public high schools; clock hours of instruction, certain alternative programs. (HB2018)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public high schools; clock hours of instruction; certain alternative programs. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing high school graduation requirements, to permit time spent by students in locally approved courses aligned with the Standards of Learning, in service learning opportunities, and in career and technical workplace opportunities, including internships, externships, apprenticeships, credentialing programs, certification programs, licensure programs, and other work-based learning experiences, to be included in the 140 clock hours of instruction required for the relevant course. Amends § 22.1-253.13:4, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/11/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Education Committee


01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103797D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/11/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
01/17/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2018)

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