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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.

Response to Allegations Against Staff of Assault/Other Acts 4-34

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 4-34

PERSONNEL

Response to Allegations Against Staff of Assault/Other Acts

In the event civil or criminal proceedings are brought against an employee alleging that they committed assault or a similar act in connection to their employment, and provided that an incident has been investigated and no wrongdoing has been found, the School Board will comply with any reasonable request by the employee for information in the School Board's possession, not privileged by law or School Board policies and/or regulations, and relevant to the incident reported.

Employees may request that the School Board reimburse the employee the legal costs related to defending a criminal charge brought against the employee in the employee's capacity as a School Division employee as well as the legal costs to have such criminal charges expunged from the employee's criminal history record, in accordance with School Board policy.

School Board Policy 2-59
School Board Regulation 4-33.1

Adopted by School Board: January 19, 1982
Amended by School Board: August 21, 1990
Amended by School Board: July 16, 1991
Amended by School Board: July 13, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)
Amended by School Board: October 4, 2016
Amended by School Board: May 9, 2023