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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.

Classified Personnel: Compensation 4-86

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 4-86


Classified Personnel: Compensation

The School Board, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, shall adopt a written compensation plan for classified personnel. The salary or hourly rate of pay, for a classified employee shall depend upon:

  1. Funds available to the School Board.
  2. The job or classification in which the employee is placed.
  3. The number of hours worked.
  4. The minimum wage law and prevailing local wage rates for comparable position in the market.
  5. The level of responsibility.
  6. The level of skills and training required.

Code of Virginia § 40.1-28.10, as amended. Minimum wages.

Adopted by School Board: June 16, 1970
Amended by School Board: July 1, 1978
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: December 17, 2002
Amended by School Board: October 18, 2016
Reviewed by School Board: September 12, 2023