Grouping for Instruction 6-53

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 6-53


Grouping for Instruction

The School Board recognizes the different educational needs of students and endorses the use of flexible grouping of students for instruction. In an effort to foster maximum student growth, intellectually, socially, and vocationally, the school program shall use both homogeneous and heterogeneous grouping of students for learning.

The Superintendent shall promulgate regulations to ensure consistency of all schools in grouping students for instruction.

Adopted by School Board: July 13, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)
Amended by School Board: June 6, 2006
Amended by School Board: June 20, 2017