Tag: Kings Dominion Law

RICHMOND BEAT: Schools May Get Authority to Open Before Labor Day

RICHMOND BEAT: Schools May Get Authority to Open Before Labor Day

| January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Summer vacation may be cut short for some Virginia students after two bills rescinding the so-called “Kings Dominion law” – which restricts schools from starting before Labor Day – passed the House this week.

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House, Senate Disagree on Repeal of ‘King’s Dominion Law’

House, Senate Disagree on Repeal of ‘King’s Dominion Law’

| February 5, 2013 | 0 Comments | Education

The House and Senate are headed in different directions when it comes to repealing Virginia’s “King’s Dominion law,” which generally prevents public schools from opening before Labor Day.

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New Bills Would Let School Districts Start Before Labor Day

New Bills Would Let School Districts Start Before Labor Day

| January 20, 2013 | 0 Comments | Education

Lawmakers from across Virginia are pushing a half-dozen bills this legislative session to let public schools start classes before Labor Day.

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Despite Early Support, Schools Still Can’t Open Before Labor Day

Despite Early Support, Schools Still Can’t Open Before Labor Day

| March 13, 2012 | 0 Comments | News

At the start of the 2012 legislative session, momentum was building for the General Assembly to repeal Virginia’s so-called “Kings Dominion law,” which prohibits public schools from opening before Labor Day without special permission.

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