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Policy Updates 2019-20

​​​​​​​​​​Policy Updates, 2019-20 School Year

The following policy updates are arranged alphabetically by approval date, beginning with the most recent. An invalid policy link anywhere on this p​age means that there is a newer version of the policy available. Current versions of School Board policies may be viewed online through Electroni​cS​choolBoard​.​

To access our archive of policy updates, dating back to the 2012-13 school year, visit the Policy Updates homepage.

September 12, 2019

BBFA, Conflict of Interests and Disclosure of Economic Interests

  • Policy updated to reflect amendment of Va. Code § 22.1-3119 by SB 1491. Policy and Legal Reference updated to reflect enactment of Va. Code § 2.2-3132 by SB 1430.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Ross Holden

BDDH, Public Participation at School Board Meetings

  • Language updated.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Jennifer Johnston

DJA, Purchasing Authority

  • Reviewed. No changes recommended.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Jackson Zimmermann

EBB, Threat Assessment Teams

  • Policy updated based on amendment to Va. Code § 22.1-79.4 by HB 1734/SB 1213.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Nick King

EBCB, Safety Drills

  • Policy updated to reflect enactment of Va. Code § 22.1-137.3 by HB 1732/SB1215.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Nick King

EBCBA, Electronic Room Partitions

  • New policy reflecting the amendment of Va. Code § 22.1-138 by HB 1753.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Rosalyn Schmitt

EEBA, County- and Division-Owned Vehicles for Division Business

  • Language updated as part of five-year review.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Jim Foley

GBEC, Tobacco Products and Nicotine Vapor Products

  • Policy renamed and updated to reflect amendment of Va. Code §§ 22.1-79.5 and 22.1-279.6 by HB 2384/SB 1295. Legal References updated.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Nick King

GBECA, Electronic Cigarettes

  • Policy deleted. Content is now covered in Policy GBEC/JFCH/KGC, Tobacco Products and Nicotine Vapor Products.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Nick King

GCL, Professional Staff Development/Learning

  • New policy.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Clare Keiser

GCLA, Professional Learning Time and Leave

  • Policy title changed and language updated for Kronos implementation.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Clare Keiser

GCLB, Professional Development Reimbursement: Classified Employees

  • Policy deleted as this is no longer a practice.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Clare Keiser

IGAG, Teaching About Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco

  • Policy updated to reflect amendment of Va. Code §22.1-206 by HB 1881.Legal References and Cross References updated.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Nick King

IGAP, Student Exchange/Travel/Study/Programs

  • Review and revisions recommended by staff.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Cyndi Wells

JEC, School Admission

  • Policy updated to reflect amendment of Va. Code § 22.1-3 by HB 1623/SB 1249 and amendment of Va. Code § 22.1-3 by HB 2297. Also, language updated to reflect School Board’s budget initiative.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Nick King

JFC, Student Conduct

  • Regulation and Legal References updated to reflect amendment of Va. Code § 22.1-279.6 by HB 2384.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Nick King

JFCH, Tobacco Products and Nicotine Vapor Products

  • Policy updated to reflect amendment of Va. Code §§ 22.1-79.5 and 22.1-279.6 by HB 2384. Legal References updated.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Nick King

JFCI, Substance Abuse - Student Assistance

  • Reviewed. No changes recommended.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Nick King/Jay Thomas

KC, Community Involvement in Decision-Making

  • Language updated. Equity Reviewed.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Bernard Hairston

KD, Public Participation at Board Meetings

  • Language updated.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Jennifer Johnston

KGB, Public Conduct on School Property

  • Policy, Legal References and Cross References updated to reflect amendment of Va. Code § 22.1-79.5 by HB 2384.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Nick King

KGC, Tobacco Products and Nicotine Vapor Products

  • Policy updated to reflect amendment of Va. Code §§ 22.1-79.5 and 22.1-279.6 by HB 2384. Legal References updated.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Nick King

KQ, Commercial, Promotional, and Corporate Sponsorships and Partnerships

  • Policy updated to reflect amendment of Va. Code §§ 22.1-79.5 by HB 2384/SB 1295.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Nick King

August 8, 2019

AE, School Division Goals and Objectives

  • Minor language updates based on VSBA revisions.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Patrick McLaughlin

AF, Commitment to Accomplishment

  • Minor language updates based on VSBA revisions.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Patrick McLaughlin

AFA, Evaluation of School Board Operational Procedures

  • Minor language updates based on VSBA revisions. Cross references added.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Jennifer Johnston

BCE, School Board Committees

  • Reviewed. No changes recommended.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Jennifer Johnston

BDDG, Minutes

  • Minor language update based on VSBA revisions.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Jennifer Johnston

BHD, School Board Member Compensation and Benefits

  • Minor language update based on VSBA revisions. Cross references updated. Updated legal reference.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Jennifer Johnston

DJB, Petty Cash Funds

  • Minor language updates based on VSBA revisions.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Rosalyn Schmitt

DM, Cash in School Buildings

  • Legal references updated.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Rosalyn Schmitt

DP, Non-Locally Funded Programs

  • Minor language updates based on VSBA revisions.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Rosalyn Schmitt

EBCD, Emergency Closings

  • Language update based on VSBA revisions.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Rosalyn Schmitt

ECA, Inventory and Reporting of Loss or Damage

  • Minor language update based on VSBA revisions. Cross references added.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Rosalyn Schmitt

EFBA, Insufficient Funds for School Meals

  • New Policy to reflect enactment of Va. Code § 22.1-207.2:1 by HB 2400.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Christina Pitsenberger

EFD, Food Sanitation Program

  • Cross references added.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Rosalyn Schmitt

EI, Insurance Management

  • Legal references updated.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Rosalyn Schmitt

FEA, Facility Design

  • Minor language update based on VSBA revisions. Legal references updated. Cross references added.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Rosalyn Schmitt

GDA, Acceptable Use of Technology

  • Language updated.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Jamie Foreman/Christine Diggs

IIBE, Acceptable Use of Technology

  • Language updated.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Jamie Foreman/Christine Diggs

IKF, The Virginia Assessment Program and Graduation Requirements

  • Legal references updated.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Patrick McLaughlin

JL, Fundraising and Solicitations

  • Minor language update based on VSBA revisions. Cross references added.
  • Responsible Staff Member: Rosalyn Schmitt

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