Policies and Regulations
School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
All textbooks used in the school division must be adopted by the School Board in accordance with regulations established by the Virginia Board of Education. All supplemental textbooks shall have the approval of the Superintendent or a designee prior to use in the classroom.
In addition to staff, the Superintendent may appoint parents and students to textbook screening committees to assist in recommendations for the adoption of textbooks in the division.
- Free Textbooks
The Superintendent is authorized to establish a system providing free textbooks to all students.
- Sale of Textbooks
Textbooks may be sold at the retail price approved by the Virginia Board of Education.
Code of Va., § 22.1-238, as amended, Approval of textbooks and appliances.
Code of Va., § 22.1-239, as amended, Change of textbooks.
Code of Va., § 22.1-251, as amended, Free textbooks, etc., for eligible children.
Virginia Board of Education Regulations Governing Textbook Adoption - Local Level. 8 VAC 20-230, et seq., as amended.
Adopted 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: June 6, 2006