These links are provided to help you find the information most important for you and your children. They include special announcements and links to information in other areas on this site. For more information, check the Programs and Policies sections.
Online Safety Guide For Parents
The Secretary of Education, the Federal Trade Commission chairman, and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman have jointly announced the publication of an online safety guidebook for parents. The publication is entitled Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online. The guidebook is designed to help parents teach children about navigating the Internet safely. It addresses many topics that children should be aware of in using the Internet, including the safe use of social networking websites, dealing with cyberbullying, and how to protect computers from viruses and spyware. The guidebook includes practical suggestions for children of all ages and also includes a helpful glossary of terms.
> A Parent’s Guide To Understanding Student Discipline Policies and Practices In Virginia Schools (PDF) >
Early childhood programs in Virginia public schools provide a foundation for learning and academic success. School-readiness activities focus on phonological awareness, vocabulary, number sense and physical, motor and social development.
The King and Queen County School Division is seeking four-year-olds to participate in the Virginia Preschool Initiative Program. The program will offer a full day pre-kindergarten curriculum.For more information please contact the Director of Special Programs at 804-785-5796.
> How to help your child with homework (PDF) > New guide for parents is now available: Prevention Comes First: Parent Guide to Personal Safety for Youth
The topics covered in the guide include: fire safety, internet safety, driving safety, bullying, gangs, inhalant abuse prevention, and underage drinking. Download a copy (PDF)
> Public School Enrollment - eligibility and requirements > Bus Assignments - Notice to Parents/Guardians regarding school bus assignments and requests for exceptions > Parent Expectations for Improving Attendance > Child Find - ongoing process of finding children who are mentally or physically disabled and in need of special services. > A Guide for Parents & Students - Positive Suggestions for Dealing with Change. > NOTICE: Management of Student Records - the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords parents and students over 18 years of age ("eligible student") certain rights with respect to the student's education records (PDF). > Home Instruction - if you plan to home school your child in the upcoming school year, intent forms are due August 15. MORE about Home Instruction in Virginia
Title I Parental Notification
Under Title I, Part A all parents have the right to request information about professional qualifications of their child’s teacher. This information may be requested through the office of the Director of Human Resources located at King and Queen County Public Schools, 242 Allen’s Circle, Suite M, King and Queen Court House, VA 23085. King and Queen County Public Schools contact numbers are 804-785-5981 or 804-769-5007.