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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.

School Division Curriculum 6-20

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 6-20

INSTRUCTION

School Division Curriculum

Academic excellence cannot be achieved or maintained without a high quality curriculum for all students. The basis for a high quality curriculum in all disciplines is an articulated K-12 philosophy and goals aligned to the Virginia Standards of Learning. The curriculum is a coherent and comprehensive plan for teaching and learning built upon a framework that moves students toward learning goals. Each curriculum is composed of the School Board approved objectives, Virginia Standards of Learning and comprehensive/interrelated units of study, based on the Virginia Department of Education curriculum framework.

Adopted by School Board: October 21, 1969
Amended by School Board: October 15, 1974
Amended by School Board: August 21, 1990
Amended by School Board: July 16, 7991
Amended by School Board: July 13, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)
Amended by School Board: June 6, 2006
Amended by School Board: February 21, 2017
Amended by School Board: March 21, 2017
Amended by School Board: February 13, 2024