EBCD--School Closings

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SAFETY DRILLS

 

Fire Drills

 

Each school holds a fire drill twice during the first 20 school days of each session Each school holds at least two additional fire drills during the remainder of the school session. No fire drills are conducted during periods of mandatory testing required by the Board of Education.

 

Lock-Down Drills

 

Each school has a lock-down drill at least twice during the first 20 school days of each school session. Each school holds at least two additional lock-down drills during the remainder of the school session. Lock-down plans and drills are in compliance with the Statewide Fire Prevention Code, Va. Code § 27-94 et seq.

 

School Bus Emergency Drills

 

Each school having school buses holds a drill in leaving school buses under emergency circumstances at least once during the first ninety calendar days of each school session and more often if necessary.

 

Tornado Drills

 

There is at least one tornado drill every school year in every school.

 

 

Adopted:          June 20, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

Legal Refs.:      Code of Virginia, §§ 22.1-137, 22.1-137.1, 22.1-137.2, 22.1-184.

 

Acts 2006, c. 164.

 

Cross Refs.:      EB       School Crisis, Emergency Management and Medical

Emergency Response Plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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