Virginia - Preventive health screenings in HS—hearing: Standards

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State law addresses hearing screening.

Virginia Administrative Code 8 VAC 20-250-10. Testing of Sight and Hearing; Monitoring.

That sight and hearing of pupils in grades K, 3, 7, and 10 be screened within 60 administrative working days of the opening of school. Whenever a pupil is found to have any defect of vision or hearing or a disease of the eyes or ears, the principal shall notify the parent or guardian in writing, of such defect or disease. This screening of pupils will be monitored through the administrative review process.

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