The opinions and concerns of the students in Lynchburg City School division are important to the Lynchburg City School Board. Therefore, the School Board selects a student representative.
The principal of each high school nominates one student from the school to serve as the student representative to the School Board, subject to final approval by the School Board. The student representative serves a one year term.
The student representative serves in an advisory capacity and does not vote. The student representative does not attend closed meetings. The school division provides the meeting agenda and other public materials to the student representative in advance of each open meeting. The student representative does not have access to confidential information, including student or personnel records. The student representative is expected to attend all regular, open meetings and complete assignments for research and data collection when requested by the School Board.
Adopted by School Board: June 4, 2013
Revised: August 18, 2015
Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, § 22.1-86.1.