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School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 5-42.1


Property Damage/Theft
  1. Property Damage

    When any student shall have injured, destroyed, or defaced any school property, the student or his/her parents or guardian shall be requested to pay the amount lost thereby in addition to whatever disciplinary action may be deemed necessary and advisable by the principal or his/her designee. The principal shall secure estimates to determine the cost of repairs or replacement so that property is restored to its previous condition and so inform the central office.

  2. Theft

    When a student is suspected of the stealing of any school or another person's property the incident shall be investigated by law enforcement agencies.

Regulatory Authority:

Code of Va., § 8.01-43. Action against parent for damage to public property by minor.

Code of Va., § 18.2-138. Injuries to public buildings etc.; penalty.

Code of Va., § 22.1-276. Liability of pupils for destruction of property.


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