The School Board Bylaws govern the operation of the School Board. Bylaws deal with the duties of members, meetings, procedures for adopting policies and regulations, internal Board operations and related matters.
Policies - The School Board of the City of Virginia Beach, representing the people of the community, is the legislative body for the school division, which determines all questions of general policy to be employed in the conduct of the public schools. Policy is a basic written statement of the intent of the School Board, which creates rights and responsibilities for the conduct of the division's business. It is the obligation of the staff to familiarize themselves with and follow School Board Policies.
Regulations - A regulation is the detailed manner or method of written implementation of policy delegated by the Board to the Superintendent. Staff is responsible to the Superintendent for familiarizing themselves with and following division regulations.
Policies and regulations are of a dynamic nature and subject to change. Policies and regulations are continually updated during School Board meetings. Every attempt is made to maintain current School Board policies and regulations, with changes made in a timely fashion.