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100 Education Philosophy | Download 100 series policies

100    Legal Status of the School District
101    Educational Philosophy of the School District
102    Equal Educational Opportunity
    102.E1        Annual Notice of Nondiscrimination
    102.E2        Continuous Notice of Nondiscrimination
    102.E3        Notice of Section 504 Student and Parental Rights
    102.E4        Complaint Form
    102.E5        Witness Disclosure Form
    102.E6        Disposition of Complaint Form
    102.R1        Grievance Procedure
103    Long-Range Needs Assessment
    103.R1        Long-Range Needs Assessment
104    Anti-Bullying/Anti-Harassment
    104.E1        Anti-Bullying/Anti-Harassment Complaint Form
    104.E2        Witness Disclosure Form
    104.E3        Anti-Bullying/Anti-Harassment Disposition of Complaint Form
    104.R1        Anti-Bullying/Anti-Harassment Investigation Procedures
105    Assistance Animals

 

200 Board of Directors | Download 200 series policies

LEGAL STATUS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS 
        200.1 ORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS         
     200.1R1 ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING PROCEDURES     
    200.2 POWERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS         
    200.3 RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS    

BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION 
     201 BOARD OF DIRECTORS' ELECTIONS             

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEMBERS 
     202.1 QUALIFICATIONS                         
     202.2 OATH OF OFFICE                         
     202.3 TERM OF OFFICE                         
     202.4 VACANCIES                             
    202.5 STUDENT SCHOOL BOARD REPRESENTATIVES

 BOARD OF DIRECTORS' CONFLICT OF INTEREST 
    203 BOARD OF DIRECTORS’CONFLICT OF INTEREST    

CODE OF ETHICS 
    204 CODE OF ETHICS                                

BOARD MEMBER LIABILITY 
    205 BOARD MEMBER LIABILITY                

BOARD OF DIRECTORS' OFFICERS 
     206.1 PRESIDENT                             
     206.2 VICE-PRESIDENT                         
     206.3 SECRETARY-TREASURER                     
     
BOARD OF DIRECTORS' LEGAL COUNSEL 
    207 BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ LEGAL COUNSEL        

COMMITTEES 
    208.1 AD HOC COMMITTEES                    
208.1E1 AD HOC COMMITTEES EXHIBIT
208.2 STANDING COMMITTEES              

BOARD OF DIRECTORS' MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES 
     209.1 DEVELOPMENT OF POLICY                 
     209.2 ADOPTION OF POLICY                     
     209.3 DISSEMINATION OF POLICY                 
    209.4 SUSPENSION OF POLICY                     
     209.5 ADMINISTRATION IN THE ABSENCE OF POLICY     
     209.6 REVIEW AND REVISION OF POLICY             
     209.7 REVIEW OF ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS     

BOARD OF DIRECTORS' MEETINGS 
     210.1 ANNUAL MEETING                         
     210.2 REGULAR MEETING                     
     210.3 SPECIAL MEETING                         
     210.4 WORK SESSIONS                         
     210.5 MEETING NOTICE                         
     210.6 QUORUM                             
     210.7 RULES OF ORDER                         
     210.7R1 RULES OF ORDER REGULATION             
     210.8 BOARD MEETING AGENDA                     
     210.9 CONSENT AGENDAS                     
     210.10 ORDER OF THE REGULAR MEETING              

 OPEN MEETINGS 
    211 OPEN MEETINGS                         

CLOSED SESSIONS 
    212 CLOSED SESSIONS                        

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN BOARD MEETINGS 
    213    PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN BOARD MEETINGS        
     213.1 PUBLIC COMPLAINTS                    
    213.2 LOCAL CABLE BROADCAST OF BOARD MEETINGS    

PUBLIC HEARINGS
     214 PUBLIC HEARINGS                         

BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ RECORDS
     215 BOARD OF DIRECTORS' RECORDS                 
     215.1E1 BOARD MEETING MINUTES                 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEMBER SERVICES
     216.1 ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP                 
     216.2 BOARD MEMBER DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING     
     216.3 BOARD MEMBER COMPENSATION AND EXPENSES     

GIFTS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
     217 GIFTS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS     

 

300 Administration | Download 300 series policies

300    Role of School District Administration    

301    Administrative Structure
    301.1        Management

302    Superintendent
    302.1        Superintendent Qualifications, Recruitment, Appointment
    302.2        Superintendent Contract and Contract Nonrenewal        
    302.3        Superintendent Salary and Other Compensation
    302.4        Superintendent Duties
    302.5        Superintendent Evaluation
    302.6        Superintendent Professional Development
    302.7        Superintendent Civic Activities             
    302.8        Superintendent Consulting/Outside Employment

303    Senior Leadership Team Employees        
    303.1        Administrative Positions (Administrators & Directors)
    303.2        Administrator Qualifications, Recruitment, Appointment
    303.3        Administrator Contract and Contract Nonrenewal        
    303.4        Administrator Salary and Other Compensation
    303.5        Administrator Duties
    303.6        Administrator Evaluation 
    303.7        Administrator Professional Development
    303.8        Administrator Civic Activities                 
    303.9        Administrator Consulting/Outside Employment

304    Policy Implementation
    304.1        Development and Enforcement of Administrative Regulations
    304.2        Monitoring of Administrative Regulations

305    Administrator Code of Ethics

306    Succession of Authority to the Superintendent

307    Communication Channels
 

400 Staff Personnel | Download 400 series policies

400     Role of and Guiding Principles for Employees

401     Employees and Internal Relations
    401.1    Equal Employment Opportunity
    401.2        Employee Conflict of Interest
    401.3        Nepotism
    401.4        Employee Complaints 
    401.5        Employee Records 
        401.5R1        Employee Records Regulation
    401.6        Limitations to Employment References        
    401.7    Employee Travel Compensation 
    401.8    Recognition for Service of Employees
    401.9    Employee Political Activity
    401.10    Credit Cards
    401.12    Employee Use of Cell Phones
        401.12R1    Employee Use of Cell Phones Regulation
    401.13            Staff Technology Use
        401.13R1    Staff Technology Use Regulation

402      Employees and Outside Relations
    402.1    Release of Credit Information
    402.2        Child Abuse Reporting
    402.3    Abuse of Students by School District Employees
    402.4    Gifts to Employees
    402.6    Employee Outside Employment

403     Employees' Health and Well-Being
    403.1     Employee Physical Examinations
    403.2    Employee Injury on the Job
    403.3    Communicable Diseases - Employees
        403.3E1        Hepatitis B Vaccine Information and Record
        403.3R1        Universal Precautions Regulation
    403.4    Hazardous Chemical Disclosure
    403.5    Substance-Free Workplace
        403.5E1        Substance-Free Workplace Notice to Employees
        403.5R1        Substance-Free Workplace Regulation 
    403.6    Drug and Alcohol Testing Program
        403.6E1        Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Notice to Employees
        403.6E2        Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Acknowledgment Form

404         Employee Conduct and Appearance
        404.1R1        Employee Conduct Regulation
            404.1R2        Employee Code of Rights and Responsibilities Regulation

Licensed Employees, continued

405         Licensed Employees - General
    405.1    Licensed Employee Defined
    405.2      Licensed Employee Qualifications, Recruitment, Selection
    405.3      Licensed Employee Individual Contracts
    405.4    Licensed Employee Continuing Contracts
    405.5    Licensed Employee Work Day
    405.6    Licensed Employee Assignment
    405.7    Licensed Employee Transfers
    405.8    Licensed Employee Evaluation
    405.9    Licensed Employee Probationary Status

406         Licensed Employee Compensation and Benefits
    406.1     Licensed Employee Salary Schedule
    406.2     Licensed Employee Salary Schedule Advancement
    406.3      Licensed Employee Continued Education Credit
    406.4    Licensed Employee Compensation for Extra Duty
    406.5    Licensed Employee Group Insurance Benefits 
    406.6      Licensed Employee Tax Shelter Programs
    
407     Licensed Employee Termination of Employment
    407.1    Licensed Employee Resignation
    407.2    Licensed Employee Contract Release
    407.3    Licensed Employee Retirement
    407.4    Licensed Employee Suspension
    407.5     Licensed Employee Reduction in Force
    407.6    Licensed Employee Early Retirement
        407.6E1        Licensed Employee Early Retirement Acknowledgement of Receipt
        407.6E2        Licensed Employee Early Retirement Insurance Options
        407.6E3        Licensed Employee Early Retirement Application

408     Licensed Employee Professional Growth
    408.1    Licensed Employee Professional Development
    408.2    Licensed Employee Publication or Creation of Materials
    408.3    Licensed Employee Tutoring

409     Licensed Employee Vacations and Leaves of Absence
    409.1    Licensed Employee Vacation - Holidays - Personal Leave 
    409.2    Licensed Employee Personal Illness Leave
    409.3    Licensed Employee Family and Medical Leave
        409.3E1        Licensed Employee Family and Medical Leave Notice to Employees
        409.3E2        Licensed Employee Family and Medical Leave Request Form
        409.3R1        Licensed Employee Family and Medical Leave Regulation
        409.3R2        Licensed Employee Family and Medical Leave Definitions
    409.4    Licensed Employee Bereavement Leave
    409.5    Licensed Employee Political Leave
    409.6    Licensed Employee Jury Duty Leave
    409.7    Licensed Employee Military Service Leave
    409.8    Licensed Employee Unpaid Leave


410     Other Licensed Employee
    410.1    Substitute Teachers
    410.2    Summer School Licensed Employees
    410.4    Education Associate

411      Classified Employees - General 
    411.1    Classified Employee Defined
    411.2    Classified Employee Qualifications, Recruitment, Selection
    411.3    Classified Employee Contracts
    411.4    Classified Employee Licensing/Certification
    411.5    Classified Employee Assignment
    411.6    Classified Employee Transfers
    411.7    Classified Employee Evaluation
    411.8    Classified Employee Probationary Status

412     Classified Employee Compensation and Benefits
    412.1    Classified Employee Compensation
    412.2    Classified Employee Wage and Overtime Compensation
    412.3    Classified Employee Group Insurance Benefits 
    412.4    Classified Employee Tax Shelter Programs
    412.5    Classified Employee Severance Pay

413     Classified Employee Termination of Employment
    413.1    Classified Employee Resignation
    413.2    Classified Employee Retirement
    413.3    Classified Employee Suspension
    413.4    Classified Employee Dismissal
    413.5    Classified Employee Reduction in Force

414     Classified Employee Vacations and Leaves of Absence
    414.1    Classified Employee Vacations-Holidays-Personal Leave 
    414.2    Classified Employee Personal Illness Leave
    414.3    Classified Employee Family and Medical Leave
        414.3E1        Classified Employee Family and Medical Leave Notice to Employees
        414.3E2        Classified Employee Family and Medical Leave Request Form
        414.3R1        Classified Employee Family and Medical Leave Regulation
        414.3R2        Classified Employee Family and Medical Leave Definitions
    414.4    Classified Employee Bereavement Leave
    414.5    Classified Employee Political Leave
    414.6    Classified Employee Jury Duty Leave
    414.7     Classified Employee Military Service Leave
    414.8    Classified Employee Unpaid Leave
    414.9    Classified Employee Professional Purposes Leave

 

500 Student Personnel | Download 500 series policies

500 Objectives for Equal Educational Opportunities for Students
501 Student Attendance
501.1 Resident Students
501.2 Nonresident Students
501.3 Compulsory Attendance
501.4 Entrance - Admissions
501.5 Attendance Center Assignment
501.6 Student Transfers In
501.7 Student Transfers Out or Withdrawals
501.8 Student Attendance Records
501.9 Student Absences - Excused
501.10 Truancy - Unexcused Absences
501.10R1 Truancy - Unexcused Absences Regulation 
501.11 Student Release During School Hours 
501.12 Pregnant Students
501.13 Students of Legal Age
501.14 Open Enrollment Transfers - Procedures as a Sending District
501.15 Open Enrollment Transfers - Procedures as a Receiving District
501.16 Homeless Children and Youth
502 Student Rights and Responsibilities
502.1 Student Appearance
502.2 Care of School Property/Vandalism
502.3 Freedom of Expression
502.4 Student Complaints and Grievances
502.5 Student Lockers
502.6 Weapons
502.7 Smoking - Drinking - Drugs
502.8 Search and Seizure
502.8E1 Search and Seizure Checklist
502.8R1 Search and Seizure Regulation
502.9 Interviews of Students by Outside Agencies
502.10 Use of Motor Vehicles
503 Student Discipline
503.1 Student Conduct
503.1R1 Student Suspension
503.2 Expulsion
503.3 Fines - Fees - Charges
503.3E1 Standard Fee Waiver Application
503.3R1 Student Fee Waiver and Reduction Procedures
503.4 Good Conduct Rule
503.4R2 Standards of Conduct for Participation in Extra-Curricular and Co-curricular Activities – Grades 9-12
503.4R3 Standards of Conduct for Participation in Extra-Curricular and Co-curricular
Activities – Grades 6-8
503.5 Corporal Punishment
504 Student Activities
504.1 Student Government
504.2 Student Organizations     
504.3 Student Publications 
504.3R1 Student Publications Code
504.4 Student Performances
504.5 Student Fund Raising
504.6 Student Activity Program
505 Student Scholastic Achievement
505.1 Student Progress Reports and Conferences
505.2 Student Promotion - Retention - Acceleration
505.3 Student Honors and Awards
    505.3R1 Student Honors and Awards 
    505.3R2 Awarding Community Activity Letters to Students
505.4 Testing Program
505.5 Graduation Requirements
505.6 Early Graduation
505.7 Commencement
505.8 Parental & Family Engagement
506 Student Records
506.1 Student Records Access
506.1E1 Request of Nonparent for Examination or Copies of Student Records
506.1E2 Authorization for Release of Student Records
506.1E3 Request for Hearing on Correction of Student Records
506.1E4 Request for Examination of Student Records
506.1E5 Notification of Transfer of Student Records
506.1E6 Letter to Parent Regarding Receipt of a Subpoena
506.1E7 Juvenile Justice Agency Information Sharing Agreement
506.1E8 Annual Notice
506.1R1 Use of Student Records Regulation
506.2 Student Directory Information
506.2E1 Authorization for Releasing Student Directory Info
506.2R1 Use of Directory Information
506.3 Student Photographs
506.4 Student Library Circulation Records
507 Student Health and Well-Being
507.1 Student Health and Immunization Certificates
507.2 Administration of Medication to Students
507.2E1 Authorization Asthma or Airway Constricting Medication Self-Administration Consent Form
507.2E2 Permission For Giving Medicine At School
507.3 Communicable Diseases - Students
507.4 Student Illness or Injury at School
507.5 Emergency Plans and Drills
507.6 Student Insurance
507.7    Custody and Parental Rights
507.8     Student Special Health Services
507.8R1 Special Health Services Regulation
507.9     Wellness Policy
    507.9 Wellness Policy Appendix A - E
    507.9R1 Wellness Policy Regulation
507.10  Life-Threatening Allergy Policy 
    507.10R Life Threatening Allergy Policy Regulations
508 Miscellaneous Student-Related Matters
508.1 Class or Student Group Gifts
508.2 Open Night


600 Educational Program | Download 600 series policies

600        Goals and Objectives of the Education Program 

601        General Organization
    601.1        School Calendar
    
602        Curriculum Development
    602.1        Curriculum Development
    602.2        Curriculum Implementation
    602.3        Curriculum Evaluation
    602.4        Pilot - Experimental - Innovative – Research Projects

603        Instructional Curriculum
    603.1        Basic Instruction Program
    603.2        Summer School Instruction
    603.3        Special Education
    603.4        Multicultural/Gender Fair Education
    603.5        Health Education
        603.5E1    Human Growth and Development Student Excuse Form
    603.6        Physical Education
    603.7         Career Education
    603.8         Teaching About Religion
        603.8R1    Teaching About Religion Regulation - Religious Holidays
    603.9        Academic Freedom
        603.9R1    Teaching Controversial Issues
    603.10        Global Education
    603.11        Citizenship

604      Alternative Programs
    604.1         Private Instruction
    604.2        Individualized Instruction 
    604.3        Program for Talented and Gifted Students
    604.4        Program for At-Risk Students
    604.5        Religious-Based Exclusion from a School Program
    604.6        Instruction at a Post-Secondary Educational Institution
    604.7        Dual Enrollment
    604.8        Foreign Students
    604.9        Home School Assistance Program
    604.10        Virtual/On-line Courses
    
605        Instructional Materials
    605.1        Instructional Materials Selection
        605.1R1    Selection of Instructional Materials
    605.2        Instructional Materials Inspection
 
Instructional Materials, continued

    605.3     Objection to Instructional Materials
        605.3E1    Instructions to the Reconsideration Committee
        605.3E2    Reconsideration of Instructional Materials
        605.3E3    Sample Letter to Individual Challenging Instructional Materials
        605.3R1    Reconsideration of Instructional Materials Regulation
    605.4            Technology and Instructional Materials
    605.5            School Library
    605.6            Internet & Technology – Acceptable Use
        605.6E1    Consent to Student Internet & Technology Use
        605.6E2    Student Acceptable Use Agreement
        605.6R1    Internet & Technology Acceptable Use Regulation
    605.7            Use of Information Resources
        605.7R1    Use of Information Resources Regulation

606        Instructional Arrangements
    606.1        Class Size - Class Grouping
    606.2        School Ceremonies and Observances
    606.3         Animals in the Classroom
    606.4         Student Production of Materials and Services
    606.5         Student Field Trips and Excursions
    606.6        Insufficient Classroom Space

607        Instructional Services
    607.1        Student Guidance and Counseling Program 
    607.2        Student Health Services
        607.2R1     Student Health Services Regulation

 

700 Auxiliary Services | Download 700 series policies

    700  -  Purpose of Noninstructional and Business Services        

    701  -  Financial Accounting System 
    .1 – Depository of Funds                
    .2 – Transfer of funds                    
    .3 – Financial Records                        
    .4 – Governmental Accounting Practices and Regulations 
    
    702  -  Cash in School Buildings                        

    703  -  Budget
    .1 – Budget Planning            
    .2 – Spending Plan
    .3 – Financial Management Policy                    

    704  -  Revenue
    .1 – Local-State-Federal-Miscellaneous Revenue 
    .2 – Debt Management Policy                        
    R1 – Post Issuance Reg for tax-exempt obligations         
    .3 – Investments                        
    .4 – Gifts-Grants-Bequests                
    .5 – Student Activities Funds 
    .6 – Online Fundraising Campaigns - Crowdfunding                

    705  -  Expenditures 
    .1 – Purchasing – Bidding 
    AR Bids & Award of construction contracts
    .2 – Purchasing on Behalf of Employees              
    .3 – Payment for Goods and Services            
    .4 – Expenditures For Public Purpose    
    R1 Use of Public Funds Regulation
    .5 – Expenditure for District Membership in Non-Scholastic Org
                
    706  -  Payroll Procedures  
    .1 – Payroll Periods                    
    .2 – Payroll Deductions                     
    .3 – Pay Deductions                        
    R1 – Pay Deduction regulation                

    707  -  Fiscal Reports
    .1 – Secretary’s Report                    
    .2 – Treasurer’s Annual Report                
    .3 – Publication of Financial Reports            
    .4 – Audit                        
    .5 – Internal Controls                        
    Internal Control Procedures                     

    708  -  Care, Maintenance and Disposal of School District Records 

    709 – Insurance Program                     

    710  -  School Food Services 
    .1 – School Nutrition Program    
    .2 – Free or Reduced Cost Meals Eligibility        
    .3 – Vending Machines
    .4 – Meal Charges                

    711  -  Transportation 
    .1 – Student School Transportation Eligibility 
    .2 – Student Conduct on School Transportation        
    R1 – Student Conduct on School Transportation Regulation    
    R2 – Use Of Recording Devices On School Buses Regulation        
    .3 – Student Transportation for Extracurricular Activities  
    .4 – Summer School Program Transportation Service    
    .5 – Transportation of Nonresident and Nonpublic School Students            
    .6 – Transportation of Nonschool Groups         
    .7 – School bus Safety Instruction                 
    .8 – Transportation in Inclement Weather 
    .9 – District Vehicle Idling         

 

800 Buildings and Sites | Download 800 series policies

    800  -  Objectives of Buildings & Sites                 

    801  -  Site Acquisition and Building Construction 
    .1 – Buildings & Sites Long Range Planning 
    .2 – Buildings & Sites Surveys         
    .3 – Educational Specifications for Buildings & sites 
    .4 – Site Acquisition 


    802  -  Maintenance, Operation and Management                
    .1 – Maintenance Schedule 
    .2 – Requests for Improvements 
    .3 – Emergency Repairs 
    .4 – Capital Assets 
    R1 – Capital Assets Regulation     
    R2 – Capital Assets management System Definitions        
     R3 – Intangible Assets              
    .5 – Buildings & Sites Adaptation For Persons with Disabilities    
    .6 – Vandalism                            
    .7 – Energy Conservation     
            
    803  -  Selling and Leasing
    .1 – Disposition of Obsolete Equipment             
    .1 Disposition of Obsolete Media Materials     
    .2 – Lease, Sale or Disposal of School District Buildings & Sites                                         
    804  -  Safety Program
    .1 – Facilities Inspections             
    .2 – District Emergency Operations Plans     
    .4 – Asbestos Containing Material     
    .5 – Stock Epinephrine Auto-Injector Supply            

900 School District Community Relations | Download 900 series policies

    900  -  Principles and Objectives for Community Relations     

    901.1  -  Public Examination of School District Records 

    902  -  Press, Radio and Television New Media                
    .1 – News Media Relations             
    .2 – News conferences and Interviews 
    .3 – News Releases 
    .4 – Live Broadcast or videotaping 

    903  -  Public Participation in the School District
    .1 – School – community Groups 
    .2 – Community Resource Persons and Volunteers 
    .3 – Visitors to School District Buildings & Sites 
    .4 – Public Conduct on School Premises 
    .5 – Distribution of Materials 
    R1 – Distribution of Materials Regulation 

    904  -  Community Activities Involving Students
    .1 – Transporting Students in Private Vehicles 
    .2 – Advertising and Promotion             

    905  -  Use of School District Facilities and Equipment 
    .1 – Community Use of School District Facilities & Equipment    
    R1 –Use of Facilities & Equipment Regulation        
    R2 –Use of Facilities & Equipment Fees Schedule     
    R3 – ICN Room Use Regulation    
    
    .2 – Tobacco/Nicotine-Free Environment        
    Exhibit A – Tobacco/Nicotine-Free Environment
    R – Tobacco Free District Regulation            

    906  -  Unmanned Aircrafts - Drones