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Smyth County

While responding to a parent’s inquiry regarding information on the district’s notice of intent form that was inconsistent with the law, HEAV discovered several

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Southampton County

A district form letter incorrectly described a notice of intent as a request that was approved. To help ensure parents are informed accurately in

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Spotsylvania

A concerned parent contacted HEAV after she was advised by elementary school leadership that her child would remain enrolled and be counted absent until

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Albermarle

A parent contacted HEAV when she was advised by a school district associate that her notice of intent would not be accepted because the

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Wise

A parent who received an unexpected home visit by district officials was surprised to learn the office did not have her homeschool documentation on

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Montgomery

After 10 months of diligent effort, we regret to report the school board has decided not to align a specific policy with the compulsory

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Clarke County

A Virginia Certified Tutor received a letter from the office manager indicating a deadline to comply with the home instruction law. Upon further review,

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Albemarle County

HEAV asked the school board to remove policy language that inaccurately described the requirements for a description of curriculum. The inaccurate policy (IGBI) stated:

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Fauquier County

A parent was told to complete the “official” NOI form before the district would send out a confirmation letter. The district further represented home

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Virginia Beach

The district’s notice-of-intent form included a checkbox option that was inconsistent with the law stating, “I have hired a certified tutor to provide a

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