This article presents a survey of the significant developments in the area of K-12 education law in Virginia from 2012 to the present. After two of the most active legislative and judicial sessions for education policy in recent years, this review can present only a select number of the many education-related statutes and judicial decisions introduced during this time. This survey places a special emphasis on the Virginia General Assembly's recent legislative updates to the Virginia education code. The volume and significance of these updates reflects Governor Robert McDonnell's commitment in 2013 to pursuing a bold education agenda. As Congress begins to seriously consider the reauthorization ofthe Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, however, the education community may need to prepare for additional significant changes to the K-12 school law landscape.
D. P. Lacy Jr. & Kathleen S. Mehfoud,
U. Rich. L. Rev.
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