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03 Feb 2013

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

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.

12 Mar 2012

Schools Still Can’t Open Before Labor Day

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. Legislators had filed 13 bills to rescind the law and let local school boards decide when classes would start. Even Gov. Bob McDonnell weighed in, saying the current restrictions should be lifted.

10 Feb 2012

Repeal of ‘Kings Dominion Law’ Moves to Senate

Virginia school districts finally may be able to start classes before Labor Day without getting special state permission under a bill that the House approved and sent to the Senate. But it remains uncertain whether the measure will survive in the upper chamber; the Senate committee killed a similar Senate bill on a 9-6 vote last month.

11 Jan 2012

Momentum Builds to Let Schools Open Before Labor Day

Gov. Bob McDonnell and several legislators have proposed repealing Virginia’s so-called “Kings Dominion law,” which prohibits public schools from opening before Labor Day unless they obtain a waiver from the state.