Public Comment Opportunity: Revisions to VA Regulations for Gifted Students

posted Oct 8, 2008, 9:37 AM by John Lewis   [ updated Oct 8, 2008, 9:39 AM by Lisa Medders ]
Tue, 09/23/2008

For your information, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is seeking public comment on revisions to the Regulations Governing Educational Services for Gifted Students. And the proposed revisions are available at this link:

http://www.townhall.virginia.gov/L/ViewXML.cfm?textid=1893 (The proposed changes to the regulations are indicated with underlines for additions and strikethroughs for deletions.)

Public comment will be taken until September 26, 2008. Comments can be submitted through the Town Hall website; at the four public hearing locations listed below; or via e-mail, fax, or mail using the contact information given below.

Town Hall website: http://townhall.virginia.gov/l/publiclogin.cfm
(comments may be submitted via this Web site)

Public Hearing locations:
  • Monday, September 22, 2008; 7-9 PM; Marshall High School, Fairfax County
  • Monday, September 22, 2008; 7-9 PM; Oscar F. Smith High School, Chesapeake
  • Tuesday, September 23, 2008; 7-9 PM; Radford High School, Radford
  • Thursday, September 25, 2008 following the Board of Education meeting; 11:00AM in the Jefferson Conference Room, James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond (Enter the building via the main entrance on 14th Street; proceed to the main lobby; hearing is located on the 22nd floor)
Persons speaking at the public hearings will be asked to limit their remarks to no more than three minutes each. Speakers are urged to provide a written copy of their remarks. Registration for speakers begins at 6:30 p.m. Persons who wish to speak should register by 7:30 p.m.

E-mail: giftedregulations@doe.virginia.gov ; Fax: (804) 786-5466.

Written comments are welcomed. Mail comments to Dr. Donna L. Poland, Specialist, Virginia Department of Education, P. O. Box 2120 , Richmond , VA 23218

VDOE website: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/
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