POLICY MANUAL

Census Agents - Policy P5-62

A. Appointment
Agents for the triennial census of school population shall be appointed by the board upon the recommendation of the division superintendent.

B. Compensation and Expenses
The board shall establish compensation rates and allowances for travel during the preparation of the budget for the fiscal year in which the census shall be taken.

C. Duties
Census agents shall gather such statistics and prepare such lists as determined by the superintendent of public instruction.

Legal Reference:

Code of Va., §22.1-281. Triennial census of school population. (1992)

Code of Va., § 22.1-282. Appointment and compensation of persons taking census.--"The census shall be taken by agents appointed by each school board on the recommendation of the division superintendent. Each such agent shall receive as compensation for his services, to be paid out of the school board's funds, an amount to be fixed by the school board appointing him. In the discretion of the school board a reasonable travel allowance may be allowed such agents." (1980)

Code of Va., § 22.1-283. Agents to gather other statistics.--"The agents taking the census shall also, at the time of taking the census, gather statistics relating to the interests of education according to forms furnished by the Superintendent of Public Instruction." (1980)

Adopted by School Board: January 6, 1981

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