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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.

Lines of Responsibility 2-14.2

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 2-14.2


Lines of Responsibility

Each employee in the School Division shall be responsible to the School Board through the Superintendent pursuant to the lines of authority established in the School Division’s organizational charts. The Superintendent, in administering this Regulation, shall be guided by the knowledge that the School Board values open communication and free interchange of ideas, and nothing provided herein shall be interpreted as intending to interrupt the free and open flow of ideas, information and assistance among employees at every level.

The following principles shall govern the administrative operation of the School Division.

  1. Communications shall flow simply and clearly from students through teachers, principals and the Superintendent to the School Board.
  2. Employees shall be told to whom they are responsible and for what functions.
  3. Employees shall be told to whom they may appeal in case of disagreement with the person to whom they are responsible.
  4. Employees shall be told from whom they may seek assistance in working out their own functions in the school program.
  5. All employees shall refer matters requiring administrative action to the administrative officer immediately in charge of the area in which the problem arises.

Approved by Superintendent: March 6, 1993 (Effective July 1, 1993)
Revised by Superintendent: October 3, 1995
Revised by Superintendent: December 9, 2013