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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.

Married Students 5-20

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 5-20


Married Students

Married students of school age may be enrolled or continue in the schools. Such students shall be accorded the same rights, privileges and responsibilities as other students. Married students under the age of eighteen years old are considered emancipated and have the same rights as adult students. Unless authorized by his/her spouse or court order, a married student does not have the right to access student records of or make educational decisions for his/her spouse.

Editor's Note

For pregnant or parenting students see School Board Policy 5-19.

Code of Virginia §16.1-334, as amended. Effects of order.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-3. Persons to whom public schools shall be free.

School Board Policy 5-19

Adopted by School Board: June 15, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)
Adopted by School Board: August 18, 2015
Amended by School Board: February 12, 2019