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2512 George Mason Drive • P.O. Box 6038 Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456-0038   757.263.1000 • 757.263.1240 TDD

Policies and Regulations

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 3-1



A.  Financial Management

The school board recognizes that money and money management are essential to support the whole school program. To make that support as effective as possible, the board shall:

1.  Encourage advance planning through the best possible budget procedures;

2.  Explore all practical sources of financial support;

3.  Guide the expenditure of funds so as to extract the greatest educational return for each dollar spent;

4.  Expect effective accounting and reporting procedures;

5.  Maintain the level of unit expenditure needed to provide high quality education within the ability of the community to pay.

B.  Noninstructional Operations

The school board directs that the business segment of the administration shall:

1.  Operate and maintain school plants and equipment at the highest standard of safety;

2.  Promote the health of students and staff;

3.  Reflect the moral and cultural aspirations of the community at its best;

4.  Provide the surroundings necessary to the staff so that the best educational climate can be provided.


Adopted by School Board:  February 16, 1993