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2024-25 federal grant information presented to Virginia Beach School Board

The Virginia Beach School Board received information about proposed federal grant applications at its May 14 meeting. For the 2024-25 school year, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) would receive approximately $21.1 million in formula grant funds through programs authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA).

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach names Dr. Donald Robertson Jr. superintendent

The School Board of the City of Virginia Beach voted to name Dr. Donald Robertson Jr. as superintendent at its meeting Jan. 23. A native of Hampton Roads, Dr. Robertson began his career as a math teacher with Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) in 1988 and progressed in leadership roles including assistant principal of Bayside High School, principal of Salem High School, chief strategy and innovation officer, chief schools officer, chief of staff and acting superintendent. 

Logo Virginia Beach City Public Schools Charting the Course

Hundreds of Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) students will participate in the 16th Annual African American Male Summit on Jan. 20 at Frank W. Cox High School. Boys in grades six through 12 will share ideas with each other and with adult community members on topics such as student leadership, community involvement, relationship-building, and physical and mental well-being.

Fraud Hotline

Reporting Fraud, Waste & Abuse

VBCPS Fraud Hotline call 757-263-1303

From time to time, every organization experiences employee dishonesty, theft or fraud; Virginia Beach City Public Schools is no exception. Such acts impact the resources of VBCPS and its departments and programs.

Virginia Beach City Public Schools is committed to being honest, efficient, effective, and fully accountable to its citizens by eliminating fraud and maintaining a highly ethical environment throughout our organization. The VBCPS Fraud Hotline, coordinated by the Department of Internal Audit, is a fraud reporting mechanism. This program is designed to assist VBCPS employees in preventing and detecting incidents of fraud, waste, and abuse within Virginia Beach City Public Schools. This hotline focuses on dishonest acts by VBCPS employees or its contractors.

Reportable Incidents

  • Theft or misappropriation of VBCPS resources
  • Falsification of official documents or reports
  • Corruption or official misconduct, including misuse of VBCPS information, conflicts of interest, or offering or accepting bribes
  • Conducting personal business on VBCPS time
  • Violations of VBCPS procurement policy or contract fraud
  • Tampering with government records

The Department of Internal Audit does not investigate routine personnel issues such as employee grievances or complaints relating to civil rights, sexual harassment and equal employment. To report routine personnel issues, please call the Office of Employee Relations 757.263.1046.

How to Report

If you have information related to suspected fraud, waste, or abuse within VBCPS operations, please report it to the Department of Internal Audit immediately. You may contact us in a number of ways, depending on what is convenient for you. Please be as specific as possible when describing the situation. Communication with us is confidential.