Policies for Revision/Amendment

The following policies are being considered for revision/amendment by the School Board during the 2019-20 school year. Hyperlinks to existing policies are provided below for your convenience. Policies noted as “new” will be shared as an information item through the School Board agenda process.

To learn more about the policy development process, click here to view the steps for the process. If you have suggested changes or additions to existing policies that you that you would like to share during the drafting process, please feel free to email engage@apsva.us or click here to submit an online feedback form. Please be sure to include the policy you are referencing in your correspondence.

Please note that final drafts of each policy will be posted as an information item at the School Board Meetings page found here on the corresponding meeting date listed below. Please refer to that page for the final draft version. Community members are encouraged to provide feedback on these drafts through the feedback form shared above or by signing up to speak at a School Board meeting.


Policy Number Policy TITLE SB for Information SB for Action Deletion/New/ Revised/ Amended Accompanying PIPs Departments Involved

Student Equal Educational Opportunities/Nondiscrimination –

Policy and PIP are current and not scheduled to be revised. PIP guidelines drafted and being shared for community input and finalization in 2020.

N/A N/A N/A J-2 PIPs 1-2 DTL
J-6.8.1 Student Safety – Bullying/Harassment Prevention TBD TBD R J-6.8.1 PIP-1 DTL & AS
A-6.30 Development and Assessment of Strategic Plan 2/20/2020 3/12/2020 R A-6.30 PIP-1 P&E, DTL
B-3.6.30 School Board Advisory Committees TBD TBD R TBD SB
C-2.1 Board/Superintendent Relationship 9/5/2019 9/19/2019 R N/A SB
C-2.7 Superintendent Evaluation  9/5/2019 9/19/2019 R N/A SB
D-1.32 Financial Management – Debt Management TBD TBD R D-1.32 PIP-1 F&M
D-1.33 Community Activities Fund TBD TBD R D-1.33 PIP-1 F&M
D-15 External Funding and Commercial Activities TBD TBD R D-15 PIPs 1-17 F&M
D-2.32 Joint County Board and School Board Activities 9/5/2019 9/19/2019 R N/A SB
D-9 Internal Audit 9/5/2019 9/19/2019 R N/A SB
E-5.1 Transportation 5/21/2020 6/25/2020 R E-5.1 PIPs 1-2 F&O
E-5.1.2 (NEW) Bell Schedules 5/7/2020 6/4/2020 N TBD F&O
F-1 Financial Management – Capital Improvement Plan TBD TBD R F-1 PIP 1 F&M/ F&O
F-5.7 Construction & Maintenance TBD TBD R F-5.7 PIPs 1-9 F&O
G-3.2.4 Leave 12/5/19 12/19/19 R G-3.2.4 PIP-3, G-3.2.4 PIP-4 HR
G-2.14 Employment 2/6/20 2/20/20 R G-2.14 PIP-5, G-2.14 PIP-14 HR
G-3.16.4 Disciplinary Actions 4/16/20 5/7/2020 R G-3.16.4 PIP-1 HR
I-1.30 Goals 12/19/2019 1/9/2020 D N/A DTL
I-1.31 Goals 12/19/2019 1/9/2020 D N/A DTL
I-1.33 General Instruction 12/19/2019 1/9/2020 R DTL
I-1.35 Resources 12/5/2019 12/19/2019 R N/A DTL
I-11.2 Homework 1/9/2020 1/23/2020 R I-11.2 PIP-1 DTL
I- Student Acceleration Opportunities 1/9/2020 1/23/2020 R DTL
I-12 Evaluation 2/6/2020 2/20/2020 R N/A DTL
I-7.2.1 Special Education Programs and Services 2/6/2020 2/20/2020 R I-7.2.1 PIP-1 DTL
I-7.2.2 Gifted Services 1/23/2020 2/6/2020 R N/A DTL
I- Communication 1/9/2020 1/23/2020 R I- PIP-1 DTL
I- Communication – Student Progress, Program and Grading 1/9/2020 1/23/2020 R I- PIPs 1-2 DTL
I- Prevention, Intervention, and Remediation 2/6/2020 2/20/2020 R I- PIP-1 DTL
I- Support, Resources, and Extended Time 3/12/2020 3/26/2020 R I- PIP-1 DTL
I-7.2.8 Instructional Delivery Options 2/6/2020 2/20/2020 R I-7.2.8 PIP-1 DTL
I- Program Differentiation 2/6/2020 2/20/2020 R N/A DTL
I- Advanced Classes 2/6/2020 2/20/2020 R N/A DTL
I- Extracurricular and Co-Curricular Activities 3/12/2020 3/26/2020 R I- PIP-1 DTL
I- Addition of New Sports Teams 3/12/2020 3/26/2020 R I- PIP-1 DTL
I-8.1 Grouping 2/6/2020 2/20/2020 R N/A DTL
I-9.1 Selection of Textbooks and Other Instructional Materials 12/5/2019 12/19/2019 R I-9.1 PIPs 1-3 DTL
J-2 Student Equal Educational Opportunities-Nondiscrimination N/A N/A N/A – current policy with guidelines being reviewed J-2 PIPs 1-2 DTL
J-5.1.30 Attendance 4/16/2020 5/7/2020 R N/A DTL
J-5.1.31 Full-Day School Attendance 4/16/2020 5/7/2020 R N/A DTL
J-5.3.30 Admissions and Placement (PIP only) 12/19/2019 1/9/2020 R J-5.3.30 PIP-1 AS/ DTL/PE
J-5.3.31 Options and Transfers 2/20/2020 3/12/2020 R N/A DTL
J-6.3.6 Prohibited Substance Use Policy TBD TBD R J-6.3.6 PIP-1 AS
J-6.3.8 New Name: Combining all tobacco/substance use related policies into one policy TBD TBD R J-6.3.8 PIP-1 AS
J-6.7 Search and Seizure TBD TBD R J-6.7 PIP-1 AS
J-6.8.1 Student Safety – Bullying/Harassment Prevention TBD TBD R J-6.8.1 PIP-1 DTL, AS
J-7.4 Discipline TBD TBD R J-7.4 PIP-1 AS
J-8.3.1 School Health Services 12/5/2019 12/19/2019 R J-8.3.1 DTL
J- Food Services – Vending Machines TBD TBD R J- PIP-1 F&M
K-14.30 Volunteers 6/4/2020 6/25/2020 R N/A SCR
K-14.31 Volunteer Programs 6/4/2020 6/25/2020 R K-14.31 PIP-1 SCR
K-2.3 Interviewing Students 2/20/2020 3/12/2020 R N/A SCR
K-6 Printed Materials 3/26/2020 4/2/2020 R K-6 PIP-1 SCR
K-7.3 No Smoking Policy/PIP TBD TBD R K-7.3 PIP-1 AS
L-3 Charter Schools TBD TBD R N/A SB
M-10 Planetarium 12/5/2019 12/19/2019 R M-10 PIP-1 DTL
M-3 Financial Management – Financing Construction and Site Acquisition TBD TBD R M-3 PIP-1 F&M/ F&O
M-4 Financial Management – Capital Improvement Plan Financial Management TBD TBD R M-4 PIP-1 F&M
M-6 Financial Management – Jointly Funded Projects/ Programs TBD TBD R M-6 PIP 1 F&M
M-7 Extended Day TBD TBD R M-7 PIPs 1-7 F&M
New – #TBD Field Trips TBD TBD N TBD DTL
New – #TBD Partnerships TBD TBD N TBD SCR
New – #TBD Cybersecurity 5/7/2020 5/21/2020 N TBD IS
New- #TBD ADA Accommodations 12/5/2019 12/19/2019 N N/A HR


*The information and dates above are current as of 11/01/2019 and are subject to change.