School Board approves updated grading policy

Superintendent says community wants to rely on professional expertise of teachers  At its Sept. 7 meeting, the Virginia Beach School Board approved an updated policy to evaluate students that it says will help ensure grading consistency throughout the division. Policy 6-72 now states, in part: “The most important assessment of student learning is conducted by […]

Recognizing American Education Week

The theme this year is, “Great Public Schools: A Basic Right, and Our Responsibility.” Throughout this week, we recognize the elected officials, community members, parents, administrators, educational support professionals, and educators. All of these individuals take on the responsibility to ensure that we are keeping the promise of great public education. This prepares all of our students to make significant and positive contributions to the world.