Environmental Barriers/Accessibility 3-66

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 3-66


Environmental Barriers/Accessibility

  1. Generally

    It is the desire of the School Board that the facilities of the School Division be made accessible and usable by persons with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law and regulation.

  2. New Construction

    The design, construction or alteration of any new School Division facility shall be accomplished in conformance with the "American National Standard Specifications for Making Buildings and Facilities Accessible to, and Usable by, the Physically Handicapped," published by the American National Standards Institute, Inc. (ANSI).

U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Regulation, Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. 794, Part 84 - Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Federally Assisted Programs.

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Titles II and III, 42 U.S.C. 12131 et seq., as amended 28 CFR Part 35.151, as amended.

ADA Standards of Accessible Design (2010), as amended.

School Board Policy 3-39

Adopted by School Board: February 16, 1993
Amended by School Board: February 8, 2022