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King George County

The HEAV legislative team reached out to the superintendent after identifying several concerns located on the district’s website and notice of intent form. We

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Shenandoah County

A parent, who knew home instruction did not require approval, expressed concern that the district was using the phrase, “approval is granted for you

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Roanoke County

The HEAV legislative team found several items of concern located on the district’s website and notice of intent-related forms including the use of inaccurate

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King George County

The HEAV school board monitor team discovered a religious exemption policy that was inconsistent with the law. It stated: “Any request for exemption under

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Virginia Beach

HEAV contacted the school board regarding a policy stating the superintendent had authority to grant a religious exemption from compulsory attendance. However, the compulsory

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Prince William January 2024

In July of 2023, HEAV contacted the Prince William superintendent’s office regarding several concerns relating to inconsistencies with the law on the district’s notice

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Powhatan County

A licensed Virginia teacher, who filed correctly to become a Virginia Certified Tutor under §22.1-254(A), learned her tutor submission was being processed as a

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City of Hopewell

A parent, who notified of her intent to homeschool under option (iii) “in any other manner,” was asked to submit proof of enrollment in

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Williamsburg-James City

HEAV contacted the Williamsburg-James City school board regarding the unconventionally swift, ten-day review and adoption timeframe of a policy that included text inconsistent with

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Rappahannock

An HEAV school board monitor identified a violation of the homeschool statute’s privacy law, §22.1-254.1(G). A homeschool child’s personal identifying information–full name, city and

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Clarke

A parent contacted HEAV after receiving a form letter indicating “homeschool instruction…will not be approved” until “required documentation is submitted.” The requirement included a

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