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Policies and Regulations

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 5-13


Home Instruction

  1. Generally

    The General Assembly has determined that home instruction is an acceptable alternative to compulsory school attendance.

  2. Procedures

    Parents/legal guardians who provide home instruction shall adhere to procedures developed by the Superintendent and set forth in Regulation 5-13.1. The Superintendent shall promulgate and enforce written regulations for parents/legal guardians homeschooling their school age children in the City of Virginia Beach.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-254.1, as amended. Declaration of policy; requirements for home instruction of children.

Adopted by School Board: June 15, 1993 (effective August 14, 1993)
Amended by School Board: October 6, 1998
Amended by School Board: August 22, 2006
Amended by School Board: October 4, 2016