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Policies and Regulations

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 5-64

STUDENTS

Interrogations/Investigations by Outside Agencies

When it is necessary for any agent from an outside agency, other than authorized child protective service workers or law enforcement personnel during the course of an investigation for alleged child abuse or neglect, to question a minor child, it shall be done with the approval of the parent or legal guardian and in the presence of the parent/legal guardian or principal except as specified in School Board Regulation 5-64.1 and School Board Regulation 5-64.2. Child protective service workers and/or law enforcement personnel in the performance of their duties concerning child abuse and neglect investigations shall be allowed to interview students and/or their siblings privately and without parental consent as specified under Virginia Law and School Board Regulation 5-64.1 and School Board Regulation 5-64.2.

Code of Virginia § 63.2-1509, as amended. Requirement that certain injuries to children be reported by physicians, nurses, teachers, etc.; penalty for failure to report.

Code of Virginia § 63.2-1518, as amended. Authority to talk to child or sibling.

Adopted by School Board: August 21, 1990
Amended by School Board: July 16, 1991
Amended by School Board: October 15, 1991
Amended by School Board: June 15, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)
Amended by School Board: April 18, 1995
Scrivener’s Amendments: August 7, 2014