Constitution of Virginia
ARTICLE VIII Education
Section 7. School boards.
The supervision of schools in each school division shall be vested in a school board, to be composed of members selected in the manner, for the term, possessing the qualifications, and to the number provided by law.
The mission of the Richmond School Board is to provide our students with high quality educational experiences so that our public schools arc the choice of all Richmonders; to ensure that parents, families, and the community-at’large are involved in the activities of students; to ensure that students: master the essential skills of reading, writing, mathematics, and reasoning; grow creatively, culturally and physically in order to become life-long learners; and learn to appreciate cultural diversity, become responsible citizens, and lead productive lives.
2011 Proposed Biennial Fiscal Plan