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Board Policies


 

CHAPTER 1.00:  DISTRICT PHILOSOPHY

District’s Mission, Beliefs and Goals

1.10

Public Information and Communications

    1.20

Strategic Planning

1.30

Strategic Finance Planning

1.31

CHAPTER 2.00:  SCHOOL BOARD GOVERNANCE AND ORGANIZATION

Scope of the School District

2.10

Responsibilities and Authority of the Board

   2.20

Organization and Officers of the Board

2.21

Board Meetings

2.22

School Board Rules

2.23

School Board Watch List

2.231

Collective Bargaining Agreements

2.24

School Board Adopted Plans

2.25

School Improvement and Education Accountability

2.26

Special Committees of the School Board

2.27

Schedule for Legal Advertisements

2.28

School Advisory Councils

2.30

Student Representative to the School Board

2.31

Legal Counsel - Board

2.40

Legal Counsel - Superintendent

2.41

Legal Services for Employees

2.42

Participation in Activities

2.50

Program of Awards

2.60

Unlawful Discrimination Prohibited

2.70

Prohibition of Harassment

2.71

Reporting Child Abuse

2.80

Tobacco Use in District Facilities

2.90

Wellness Program

2.95


CHAPTER 3.00:  SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION

Administrative Organization

3.10

School Site Decision Making

    3.12

Small Schools

3.15

School Calendar

3.18

Responsibilities of Superintendent

3.20

Performance Grade Schools

3.201

Directives, Procedures, and Administrative Manuals

3.21

Emergencies

3.23

Responsibilities of Principals

3.30

Campus Disorders and Trespassing

3.40

Disruptions at School Board Functions

3.41

Alcohol, Alcoholic Beverages, Mood-Modifying or Controlled Substance on Board Property

3.42

Civility

3.43

Animals on Campus

3.47

Service Animals

3.48

Public Information and Inspection of Records

3.50

Photocopying of Public Records

3.51

Audio or Videotaping of Conferences

3.512

Copyrighted Materials

3.52

Flag Display and Pledge

3.60

A Moment of Silence

3.61

Agents, Solicitors and Salespersons

3.70

School Volunteers

3.80

Charter Schools

3.90


CHAPTER 4.00:  CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

The Curriculum

4.10

Student Progression Plan

4.11

Exceptional Student Education

4.12

Dropout Prevention Program

4.13

Adult Education

4.14

College and Career Readiness

4.15

Homework Assignments

4.16

Summer School

4.17

School Allocation Formula

4.19

Allocation of Instructional Materials

4.20

Instructional Materials Selection

4.21

Educational Media Materials Selection

4.22

Management of Textbooks

4.23

Audiovisual Materials Use

4.24

Challenged Materials

4.30

Extracurricular Program

4.40

Non-School Related Trips

4.41

Public Appearance of School Groups

4.42

Field Trips

4.43

School Functions

4.44

Chaperones for School Functions

4.45

Band Activities

4.46

High School Student Clubs and Organizations

4.501

Middle School Student Clubs and Organizations

4.502

Elementary School Student Clubs and Organizations

4.503

Student Publications

4.51

District and State-Wide Assessment Program

4.60

Security of Tests

4.61

Home Education Program

4.70

Participation of Home Schooled Students in Extracurricular Activitie

4.71

Grading and Report Cards

4.80

Alternative School Plans/Programs

4.81

Educational Services for Students in Department of Juvenile Justice Education Programs

4.82


CHAPTER 5.00:  STUDENTS

Requirements for Original Entry

5.10

Admission to Kindergarten

    5.11

Admission to First Grade

5.12

Admission to Post-Secondary Technical Centers

5.13

Foreign Students

5.14

McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

5.15

Student Assignment

5.20

Student Control

5.30

Student Detention, Search, and Seizure

5.31

Zero Tolerance for Crime and Victimization

5.32

Dating Violence and Abuse

5.325

Bullying or Harassment

5.33

Hazing

5.335

Suspensions, Alternative Disciplinary Placement and Expulsion of Students

5.34

Use of Time-out, Seclusion and Physical Restraint for Students with Disabilities

5.341

Granting Permission for Students to Leave the School Campus

5.35

Vehicle Use by Students

5.36

Dress and Grooming

5.37

Student Gang-Related Activity

5.38

Student Attendance

5.40

Student Withdrawal

5.401

Compulsory Attendance

5.402

Student Services Plan

5.50

Student Injuries

5.60

Student Illness

5.61

Administration of Medication During School Hours

5.62

Students with Communicable Diseases

5.63

Eye Protection Devices

5.64

Student Records

5.70

Directory Information

5.71

Parental Access to Information

5.711

Legal Name of Student

5.72

Athletics

5.80

In-School Discipline

5.81


CHAPTER 6.00:  PERSONNEL

Employment of Personnel

6.10

Employment Defined

 6.11

Definition of Personnel

6.111

Nepotism

6.12

Year of Service Defined for Administrative and Instructional Personnel

6.13

The Instructional Staff

6.14

Employment of Athletic Coaches Who Are Not Full-Time Employees of the School Board

6.141

Non-Certificated “Part Time” Instructional Personnel

6.142

Employment of Non-Degreed Vocational and Adult Instructional Personnel

6.143

Educational Paraprofessionals and Teacher Assistants

6.144

Substitute Teachers

6.145

Long-Term Substitute Teachers

6.1451

ROTC Personnel

6.146

Dual Employment

6.16

Principal and Administrator Release Time for Opening of a New School

6.161

Appointment or Employment Requirements

6.17

Fingerprinting and Background Screening

6.1701

Physical Examinations

6.171

License of School Bus Driver

6.172

Contracts:  Instructional and Administrative Personnel

6.18

Probationary Status for Non-Instructional Personnel

6.181

Appointment of Superintendent

6.19

Superintendent Search Advisory Committee

6.191

Evaluation of Superintendent

6.192

Evaluation of District Auditor

6.193

Certification of Administrative and Instructional Personnel

6.20

District Certificates

6.21

Teaching Out-of-Field

6.22

Violation of Local, State, and / or Federal Laws

6.30

Principles of Professional Conduct

6.301

Records and Reports

6.31

Telephone Calls Electronic Communications and Facsimiles

6.32

Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace

6.33

Political Activities of Employees

6.34

Grievance Procedure for Personnel

6.35

Complaints Against Employees

6.36

Employee Discipline Plan

6.361

Bullying or Harassment (Personnel)

6.362

Suspension and Dismissal

6.37

Suspension with Partial or No Pay

6.38

Mandatory Reporting of Employee Misconduct

6.39

Assessment of Employees

6.40

Instructional Employee Performance Criteria

6.41

Leave of Absence

6.50

Leave Application

6.501

Approval of Leaves

6.502

Notification of Absence

6.51

Absence without Leave

6.511

Resignations

6.52

Effective Date for Leave, Suspension, or Termination

6.521

Retirement of Employees

6.53

Deferred Retirement Option (DROP)

6.531

Annual / Vacation Leave

6.541

Family and Medical Leave

6.542

Illness or Injury in Line-of-Duty Leave

6.543

Jury / Witness Duty

6.544

Military Leave

6.545

Personal Leave

6.546

Professional Leave

6.547

Sick Leave

6.549

Temporary Duty

6.55

Transportation Employee Drug and Alcohol Testing

6.60

School Board Employees with HIV, AIDS, or Other Communicable Diseases

6.61

AIDS, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Environmental Hazards

6.62

Staff Training

6.70

Social Security Numbers

6.88

Personnel Files

6.90

Salary Schedules

6.91

Sick Leave Bank

6.911

Terminal Pay

6.912

Use of Sick Leave by Family Members

6.914

Health Insurance Premiums

6.92

Achievement Awards Program

6.93


CHAPTER 7.00:  BUSINESS SERVICES

District Budget

7.10

Procedures for Amending the District Budget

7.11

Fund Balance

7.12

Financial Records

7.20

Grant Submission Requiring Utilization of District Funds

7.21

Debt Management

7.22

Electronic Funds Transfers

7.23

Use of Enhancement Fund

7.30

School Food Service Funds

7.31

Internal Funds

7.32

Petty Cash Funds

7.33

Hospitality Funds

7.34

Investment of Funds

7.35

Lease and Lease-Purchase of District Real Property

7.351

Claims/Indebtedness Created Against a School or the School Board

7.36

Bonded Personnel

7.37

Facsimile Signature

7.38

Parent (Booster) Organizations, School Support Groups and Fundraising Activities

7.40

Payment for Goods and Services

7.50

Payroll Procedures

7.51

Tax Sheltered Annuity and Other Employee Investment Programs

7.512

Travel Expense Reimbursement

7.52

Audits

7.60

Internal Audit Process

7.61

Audit Committee Charter

7.62

Master Deadline Calendars

7.63

Mobile Communications Devices

7.64

Anti-Fraud

7.65

Purchasing and Bidding

7.70

Prequalification of Contractors for Educational Facilities Construction

7.701

State and Local Preference

7.702

Selecting Professional Services

7.71

Acquisition Use and Exchange of School Property

7.72

Acquisition of Real Property

7.73

Implementation of School Concurrency

7.731

Lease and Lease-Purchase of School Board of Real Estate

7.74

Lease and Lease-Purchase by School Board of Real Estate Facilities and Equipment

7.741

Sale, Transfer or Disposal of District Property

7.75

Valuation of Surplus Real Property

7.751

Disposing of Surplus, Obsolete and Unusable Textbooks and Materials

7.752

School Use of Surplus Real Property

7.753

Lost or Stolen Property

7.76

Property Records

7.77

Risk Management Insurance

7.80

Student Insurance Programs

7.81

Education Foundation

7.90

School Foundations

7.91


CHAPTER 8.00:  AUXILIARY SERVICES

Emergency Notification Call System

8.101

Safety Program

8.11

School Safety and Security

8.111

Emergency Management, Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Response Agencies

8.112

Safe School Officers

8.113

Reports of Suspicious Activity and Potential Threats to Schools

8.114

Plant Security

8.115

Video Surveillance and Electronic Monitoring

8.116

Toxic Substances in School Work Areas

8.12

Infection Control Guidelines

8.13

Inspections

8.14

Facility Fire Safety Inspection

8.15

Emergency Evacuation Drills

8.16

Preventive Maintenance

8.20

Custodial Functions

8.201

Sanitation

8.21

Vandalism and Malicious Mischief

8.22

Purpose and Functions of the Transportation Program

8.30

Use of School Buses for Public Purposes

8.301

Student Transportation

8.31

Fee-Based Transportation Program

8.311

Bus Routes

8.32

Special Uses of School Buses

8.321

Bus Emergency Evacuation Drills

8.33

Instruction in Bus Safety Practices

8.34

Exiting the School Bus

8.35

Transporting Students in Private Vehicles

8.36

Seat Belts

8.37

Automotive Equipment

8.38

Vehicle Maintenance Program

8.39

General Food Service Requirements

8.40

Meal Patterns

8.41

Sale Price of Meals

8.411

Food and Beverage Services Available to Students

8.412

Free and Reduced Price Meals

8.42

School Breakfast Program

8.45

School Construction Bids

8.50

Renovations or Remodeling of Facilities

8.51

Change Orders

8.52

Improvements to School Plants and Grounds

8.53

Naming of School Facilities

8.54

Telecommunication Plan and Electronic Communication Use

8.60

Data Network Acceptable Use Policy

8.601

Mainframe Data Network Acceptable Use Policy

8.602

Computer Resource Security

8.62

Sale of Computer Services

8.63

Management Information System

8.70

School Safety- Student Records

8.80


CHAPTER 9.00:  SCHOOL-COMMUNITY RELATIONS AND INTERLOCAL AGREEMENTS

Public Information

9.20

Annual School Report

9.21

Family and School Partnership for School Achievement

9.22

Use of Facilities

9.30

Advertising in Schools

9.40

Distribution of Literature and Materials to Students

9.50

Visitors

9.60

Relations with Governmental Authorities

9.70

School Concurrency

9.71

Implementation of School Concurrency

9.72

School Concurrency Application Processing

9.73

School Concurrency Fees

9.74

Sales Tax Bonds

9.78

Community Education

9.80

Contests for Students

9.90