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.
Grouping for Instruction 6-53
School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Grouping for Instruction
The School Board recognizes the different educational needs of students and endorses the use of flexible grouping of students for instruction. In an effort to foster maximum student growth, intellectually, socially, and vocationally, the school program shall use both homogeneous and heterogeneous grouping of students for learning.
The Superintendent has developed regulation 6-53.1 to ensure consistency of all schools in grouping students for instruction.
School Board Regulation 6-53.1
Adopted by School Board: July 13, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)
Amended by School Board: June 6, 2006
Amended by School Board: June 20, 2017
Amended by School Board: August 23, 2022