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Policies and Regulations

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 6-15


Delayed Opening/Emergency Closing of School(s)

When, in the opinion of the superintendent, conditions exist which might prove hazardous to the safety and welfare of the students and teachers of this division, the superintendent shall have the authority to alter the schedule of the schools - or a school until such hazardous conditions cease to exist.

The administration shall devise adequate plans for notifying students and parents in the event that weather, or other conditions are the cause for closing or delayed opening of the school(s).


Adopted by School Board:  October 21, 1969
Amended by School Board:  August 21, 1990
Amended by School Board:  July 16, 1991
Amended by School Board:  July 13, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)