School Board Agenda October 25

The Loudoun County School Board will hold a meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday, October 25, in the School Board Meeting Room at the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Administrative Offices, 21000 Education Court in Ashburn.

The full meeting agenda is available on the LCPS website. The School Board will accept in-person, virtual and written comments for this meeting. For more information and to learn how to sign up to speak at meetings of the School Board or its committees, please visit the Citizen Participation webpage

The procedures for commenting to the School Board are as follows: Sign-up for public comment will close at noon on Tuesday, October 25. For those who have not pre-registered, walk-up registrations for in-person public comment will be accepted at the front of the LCPS Administrative Offices from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Walk-up speakers will be added to the end of the in-person comment list.

Telephone registration for in-person public comment will open at 8 a.m. Tuesday, October 25, and close at noon Tuesday, October 25. Telephone registration will be accepted at 571-252-1030.

The list of pre-registered speakers and the time allotted by the chair for speaking at the meeting will be posted on the front windows at the west entrance to the Administrative Offices and on the school division’s website approximately an hour before the start of the meeting. 

Members of the public will be allowed to view public comments and the full meeting in the School Board Meeting Room. The public will be admitted through the west entrance of the Administrative Offices.

Members of the public eligible to address the School Board include residents of Loudoun County (including incorporated towns within); businesses located in whole or in part in Loudoun County; Loudoun County taxpayers; current or former LCPS students; parents and guardians of LCPS students that live outside of Loudoun County; LCPS employees and retirees; or representatives of organizations serving LCPS employees and students.

The following safety protocols are in effect for those entering the Administrative Offices to attend School Board meetings:

  • All persons and items entering the building are subject to search.

  • The following items will not be allowed inside the LCPS Administrative Offices: bags and purses, backpacks, food, sticks or rods of any kind, aerosols, noise-making devices, voice-enhancement devices, mace, pepper spray, weapons of any kind.

As a reminder, materials members of the public wish to present to School Board members should be given to the Public Information Officer, or designee, prior to the start of the meeting. These materials will be distributed to Board members. There will be a designated area to collect such materials. All materials being submitted to the School Board must be hand-carried without boxes or bags. Under no circumstances will a speaker approach the dais to present materials to the School Board.

The board will consider six action items during this meeting: One LCPS | 2027 Strategic Plan for Excellence Metrics for Implementation; 2023 Legislative Program; VSBA Legislative Positions; Revision of Policy 6510 – Naming School Facilities; School Name Review; and Additional Nominees for the Loudoun Education Alliance of Families (LEAF).

The agenda contains 13 information items:

  • 2023-2024 Student School Calendar Options

  • Superintendent's Operational Update

  • New Policy 5420, Controversial and Sensitive Curriculum Standards

  • Revision of Policy 4115, School Activity Funds

  • Revision of Policy 4145, Petty Cash Funds

  • Revision of Policy 4160, Capital Improvement Program, and Deletion of Policy 6520, Superintendent's Recommended Capital Improvement Program: Closure of an Existing School

  • Revision of Policy 6140, Free and Reduced-Price Meal Services

  • Revision of Policy 1020, Strategic Framework

  • Revision of Policy 2120, Election, Term of Office, and Vacancy in Office

  • Revision of Policy 8155, School Assignment 

  • Revision of Policy 8420, Student Medication 

  • Family and Community Engagement Month Proclamation

  • School Psychologists' Week Proclamation   

The meeting will be live-streamed on and televised on Comcast channel 18 and Verizon FIOS channel 43.

Published October 21, 2022