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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, Mission, Vision 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 Discrimination 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
106 Title IX Discrimination and Harassment Based On Sex Prohibited

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                                                                     

 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
               403.6E3        Drug & Alcohol Program and Pre-employment testing written consent to share information 
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     Employee Vacations and Leaves of Absence
     409.1          Employee Vacation - Holidays  
     409.2          Employee Leave of Absence
     409.3          Employee Family and Medical Leave
               409.3E1        Employee Family and Medical Leave Notice to Employees
               409.3E2        Employee Family and Medical Leave Request Form
               409.3R1        Employee Family and Medical Leave Regulation
               409.3R2        Employee Family and Medical Leave Definitions    
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 Professional Purposes Leave 

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
            501.9E1   Request for Remote Learning Form
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 Student 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
503.4R1 Standards of Conduct for Participation in Extra-Curricular and Co-curricular Activities – Grades 9-12
503.4R2 Standards of Conduct for Participation in Extra-Curricular and Co-curricular Activities – Grades 6-8
503.5 Corporal Punishment
503.6 Physical Restraint and Seclusion of Students
            503.6E1  Use of Physical Restraint and/or Seclusion Documentation Form
503.6E2  Debriefing Letter to Guardian of Student Involved in an Occurrence Where Physical Restraint and/or Seclusion was Used
503.6E3   Debriefing Meeting Document
503.6R1  Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion with Students 

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 Districtwide Policy
            505.8R1 Parent and Family Engagement Building Level Regulations
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 and exhibits    
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
      601.2         School Day                                  
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
      604.11       Appropriate Use of Online Learning Platforms         
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
            605.3R1           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
      R1 – Suspension and Debarment of Vendors and Contractors Procedure
      R2 – Using Federal Funds in Procurement Contracts
  • .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
      .10 School Bus Passenger Restraints
    • 712R1 Security Requirements of Third Party Vendors Regulation
    • 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 
      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
      • E1 – Employee Facility Use Checklist Form
        E2 – Indemnity & Liability Insurance Agreement
        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 – Drone
    • 907 -   District Operation During Public Emergency
      District Operation During Public Emergency Regulation