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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.

Employee Lactation Support 4-29

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 4-29


Employee Lactation Support

Each work location shall have a designated place for an employee to express breast milk. In addition, a nursing mother is to be provided reasonable breaks to express breast milk.

  1. Reasonable break times shall be afforded to an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child for two (2) years after the child’s birth each time such employee has need to express the milk.
  2. Each school and School Division building shall designate a space, other than a bathroom, that is shielded from view and free from intrusion from coworkers and the public, which may be used by an employee to express breast milk.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-79.6, as amended. Employee lactation support policy.

Code of Virginia § 2.2-3905, as amended. Nondiscrimination in employment; definitions; exceptions.

Code of Virginia § 2.2-3909, as amended. Causes of action for failure to provide reasonable accommodation for known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

Adopted by the School Board: August 19, 2014
Reviewed by the School Board: May 12, 2020
Adopted by School Board: May 9, 2023