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Policies and Regulations

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 7-5


School News: Divisionwide and Individual School

  1. Divisionwide School News

    News items which may reflect a divisionwide policy or practice must be approved by the Superintendent, or his/her designee, prior to release to news media.

  2. Individual School News

    The School Board encourages the dissemination of news regarding individual school events and the activities of the students. The Department of Media and Communications will oversee a network of staff members designated to promote school news and events within acceptable standards of content and journalism.

Editor's Note:

See also Virginia Beach City Public Schools "Attribution Guidelines". For relations with the news media see School Board Policy 7-6 and any implementing regulations.

Adopted by School Board: October 20, 1992
Amended by School Board: August 19, 2014