Board Policies

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100 Education Philosophy | Download 100 series policies
200 Board of Directors | Download 200 series policies
300 Administration | Download 300 series policies
400 Staff Personnel | Download 400 series policies
500 Student Personnel | Download 500 series policies
600 Educational Program | Download 600 series policies
700 Auxiliary Services | Download 700 series policies
800 Buildings and Sites | Download 800 series policies
900 School District Community Relations | Download 900 series policies

Index

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

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 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 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

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 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 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
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 - 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 - 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 - 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