Students; enrollment in online courses and virtual programs, tuition. (HB342)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Taylor (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Students enrolled in online courses and virtual programs; tuition. Requires each school division in which all elementary and secondary schools are fully accredited to offer its online courses and virtual school programs tuition-free or at one-third of the normal tuition rate to students who do not reside within the boundaries of the school division and who attend public elementary or secondary schools that are not fully accredited. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/02/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102563D
01/02/2014Referred to Committee on Education
01/10/2014Assigned Education sub: Education Reform
02/04/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/12/2014Left in Education


Waldo Jaquith writes:

I don't understand. How in the world could a school be expected to teach kids for free, online or otherwise?