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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.

Endorsement of Commercial Products or Services 4-23.2

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-23.2


Endorsement of Commercial Products or Services

Employees shall not recommend any commercial product or services, or aid in distributing literature or publicity endorsing or recommending such product or services in their roles as School Division employees without first obtaining approval from their principals or administrative department heads. Principals or administrative department heads will consult with appropriate senior staff to determine whether an endorsement of a commercial product or service is in the best interest of the School Division and does not create a conflict with other vendors, pending procurement matters or would negatively reflect on the School Board or the School Division. Authorization for endorsements should be limited and only granted for good cause and well vetted matters.

Approved by Superintendent: January 18, 1994
Amended by Superintendent: March 8, 2021
Revised by Superintendent: June 30, 2023