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Policies and Regulations

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 6-82


Adult High School Diploma Program

The Superintendent shall develop procedures to ensure that an alternative program offering 140-hour courses cover the same course content and curricular objectives as courses in the regular diploma program.



Legal References:

Code of Va., § 22.1-210, as amended, Night Schools.

Code of Va., § 22.1-225, as amended, Authority of school boards.

Virginia Board of Education Regulations, Adult High School Programs.8 VAC 20-30-10, et seq.

Department of Education Superintendent’s Memo No. 233 – Requirements for the General Achievement Diploma (August 1, 2003)

Effective Date for the Regulations Governing Adult High School Programs – December 2005




Adopted by School Board:  August 21, 1990
Amended by School Board:  July 16, 1991
Amended by School Board:  July 13, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)
Amended by School Board: June 6, 2006