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School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Bylaw 1-29

SCHOOL BOARD BYLAWS

School Board/Staff Communications/Staff Reports to School Board

  1. School Board/Staff Communications

    All reports and recommendations to the School Board from any officer or employee under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent shall be made through the office of the Superintendent except when otherwise specifically directed by the School Board. All School Board actions requiring or authorizing the performance of a duty or function by an officer or employee shall be directed to the Superintendent. The intent of this Bylaw is that the School Board and its Members shall deal only with the Superintendent in respect to all matters for which the Superintendent is responsible.

  2. Authorization to Implement Recommendations Contained in Reports

    Whenever a report containing recommendations is submitted to the School Board, such recommendations shall only be deemed to be authorized or approved upon the School Board's adoption of a motion which specifically authorizes, approves, or directs implementation of the recommendations.

Editor's Note

See Policy 2-20, Review of Administrative Decisions/Board Requests of Administrators

Adopted by School Board: July 21, 1992
Amended by School Board: October 6, 1998
Amended by School Board: February 20, 2001
Amended by School Board: December 2, 2008
Scrivener’s Amendments: November 4, 2013
Reviewed by School Board: August 2, 2016