Corporal Punishment 5-35.1

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 5-35.1

STUDENTS

Corporal Punishment

The school board demands compliance with both the word and intent of the Code of Virginia, § 22.1-279.1, Corporal punishment prohibited, cited in the Legal Reference to School Board Policy 5-35.

Those situations which have occasioned "the use of reasonable and necessary force" as detailed within the Regulatory Authority shall be immediately reported to the superintendent by the employee(s) concerned.

School Board Policy 5-35

Approved by Superintendent: September 21, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)