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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.

Emergency Absences: 4-44.2

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-44.2


Emergency Absences

When an employee must arrive late or leave the work site in response to an emergency situation (personal or family), prior approval from the appropriate building administrator must be obtained when feasible. If an employee cannot reasonably contact the building administrator before arriving late or leaving early, the employee will inform the building administrator as soon as possible after the emergency.

The employee will be charged applicable leave for the absence. In lieu of leave, at the administration's discretion, the employees' work hours can be adjusted within the workweek to meet the employees' needs.

Approved by School Board: February 16, 1993
Revised by Superintendent: December 13, 2002
Revised by Superintendent: November 29, 2017
Revised by Superintendent: November 13, 2023