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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.

Room and Class Assignments 4-63.1

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-63.1

PERSONNEL

Room and Class Assignment

  1. The principal shall assign teaching stations to attain the best overall use of the staff, building, and grounds.

    Stability in single-room assignment is useful and deserves emphasis, especially for certain subjects and grade levels; however, space limitations may make it impractical to avoid multi-room assignments. Principals will continue to strive for stability in room assignments.

  2. In developing room and class assignments, consideration will be given to areas of study concentration, building needs, and individual preferences.
  3. Teachers will be provided their teaching assignments, including grade level, specific courses, and as much available information as possible during the last week of the school year. In cases where changes in assignments are made or previously unavailable information becomes known during the summer, the teacher will be informed as soon as possible.
  4. A copy of the school master schedule will be posted by the reporting day of teachers. Changes shall be posted throughout the year.
  5. The School Division reserves the right to change room and class assignments at any time. Virtual or remote learning assignments may be used to address the needs of the School Division.

Approved by School Board: February 16, 1993
Revised by Superintendent: March 2, 2021