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School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 7-31.1

COMMUNITY RELATIONS

PTA/PTSA Fund-Raising Activities

The following regulations shall apply to PTA/PTSA fund-raising activities in the schools:

  1. Proposed PTA/PTSA-sponsored campaigns will be jointly planned and supervised by the principal and the PTA/PTSA.
  2. The principal will review the proposal in comparison with other requests from student organizations.
  3. When planning PTA/PTSA-sponsored fund-raising activities, the principal will adhere to the following:
    1. Limiting the use of cash or prize incentives in any fund-raising activity;
    2. Prohibiting any door-to-door sales or neighborhood canvassing by elementary and middle school students;
    3. Limiting the use of instructional time to promote a fund-raising activity or to celebrate the outcome of a fund-raising activity; and
    4. Ensuring funds will be collected by PTA/PTSA representatives or groups rather than the staff; and
    5. Considering options that will provide the greatest financial return for the school based on students' participation in any fund-raising activities.

Approved by Superintendent: July 16, 1991
Revised by Superintendent: August 14, 1993
Revised by Superintendent: November 19, 1997 (Effective Date December 1, 1997)
Scrivener’s Amendments: June 10, 2014
Revised by Superintendent: May 10, 2018
Approved by Superintendent: June 7, 2018