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SCHOOL BOARD POLICY MANUAL
TABLE OF CONTENTS

1000 – DISTRICT ORGANIZATION, PHILOSOPHY AND GOALS

1100   Legal Status  
  1101 School District Legal Status
  1102 Board of Education
1200 Board Directive System  
  1201 School Board Policies
  1202 Authority in the Absence of Policy
  1203 Handbooks
1300 Board Meetings/Citizenship Participation  
  1301 School Board Meetings – Agendas/Minutes/Public Comments
  1302 Public Concerns and Complaints
  1302-R Public Concerns and Complaints
1400 Executive Leadership/Legal Services  
  1401 Superintendent of Schools
  1402 School Attorney
1500 Vision, Mission, and Beliefs  
  1501 District Statement of Vision, Mission, and Beliefs

 

2000 – STUDENT SERVICES

2100 Health and Welfare    
  2101

Student Immunization

 
  2101-R

Student Immunization

 
  2102

Student Health Appraisals and/or Assessments

 
  2103

Physical Assessment/Examination of Students

 
  2104

First Aid/Emergency Treatment

 
 

2105

Administering Medicines to Students

 
 

2105-R

Administering Medicines to Students

 
 

2106

Communicable/Infectious Diseases

 
 

2107

Students with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

 
  2108

Smoking or the Possession or Use of Tobacco and Vaporizers by Students

 
  2109

Reporting Student Substance Use/Abuse

 
  2109-R

Reporting Student Substance Use/Abuse

 
 

2110

Reporting Child Abuse  
 

2110-R

Reporting Child Abuse  
  2111

Suicide Intervention

 
  2111-R

Suicide Intervention

 
  2112

Corporal Punishment

 
  2113

Hazing

 
  2114

Student Accident Insurance Program

 
  2115

Wellness

 
  2115-R

Wellness

 
 

2116

Vision Screenings  
  2117

Student Pickup During the School Day

 
  2117-R

Student Pickup During the School Day

 
  2118

Physical Restraint of Students with Disabilities

 
  2119

Student Bullying Prevention and Intervention

 
  2119-R

Student Bullying Prevention and Intervention

 
  2120

Use and Possession of Marijuana, Medical Marijuana, and Cannabidiol (CBD) on District Property

 

2200

Admissions, Residency, and Attendance

   
  2201

Student Residency

 
  2201-R

Student Residency

 
  2202

Student Admissions

 
  2203

Full-Time Enrollment Requirements in Order to Attend Classes

 
  2204

Student Attendance

 
  2204-R

Student Attendance

 
  2205

Student Attendance Monitoring/Accounting

 
  2206

Student Attendance Monitoring/Accounting

 
  2206-R1

Student Attendance Monitoring/Accounting

 
  2206-R2

Admission of District Transfer Students/Academic Magnet Schools Entrance Requirements

 
  2207

Open Transfer (Inter-District)

 
  2208

No Child Left Behind – Transfer

 
  2209

Non-Resident, Exchange and Foreign Exchange Students

 
  2210

Concurrent Enrollment

 
  2210-R

Concurrent Enrollment

 
2300

Testing and Scheduling

   
  2301

Testing Programs

 
  2302

Test Administration

 
  2303

Use and Dissemination of Test Results

 
2400   

Promotion, Retention, and Graduation

   
  2401

Grading Systems

 
  2401-R

Grading Systems

 
  2402

Student Performances

 
  2403

Final Examinations

 
  2404

Early Graduation

 
  2405

Graduation Exercises

 
  2405-R

Valedictorian and Salutatorian

 
  2406

Promotion, Retention, and Failing Grades – Pass/Failure

 
  2407

Non-Traditional-Instructional Delivery Systems

 
  2407-R

Non-Traditional-Instructional Delivery Systems

 
2500 Guidance Services    
  2501

Parent-Teacher Conferences

 
  2502

Guidance and Counseling

 
2600 Student's Rights and Responsibilities    
  2601

Student Dress Code

 
  2601-R

Student Dress Code

 
  2602

Student Searches

 
  2602-R

Student Searches

 
  2603

Student Organizations

 
  2604

Distribution of Written Material By Students in School Facilities

 
  2604-R

Distribution of Written Material By Students in School Facilities

 
  2605

Student Government

 
  2606

Conduct at Student Performances

 
  2607

Student Discipline

 
  2608

Student Automobile Use

 
  2609

Student Automobile Use

 
  2610

Student Awards and Scholarships

 
  2610-R

Student Awards and Scholarships

 
2600 Student's Rights and Responsibilities    
  2611

Noncurriculum-Related Student Meetings

 
  2611-R

Noncurriculum-Related Student Meetings

 
  2612

Married Students

 
  2613

Pregnant Students

 
  2613-R

Expectant and Parenting Students

 
  2614

Tardiness and Truancy

 
  2615

Exclusion of Students from Class Attendance

 
  2616

Gun-Free Schools (Student Suspension)

 
  2617

Student Absences Due to Activities

 
  2617-R

Student Absences Due to Activities

 
  2618

Student Detention

 
  2619

Student Suspension

 
  2619-R

Student Suspension

 
  2620

Student Use of Wireless Communication Devices

 
  2621

Student Fees, Fines, and Charges

 
  2622

Minute of Silence

 
2700 Student Records    
  2701

Report Cards/Progress Reports

 
  2701-R

Report Cards/Progress Reports

 
  2702

Student Records

 
  2703

Employment Certificates for Students

 

 

3000 – TEACHING AND LEARNING

3100 Instructional Materials and Equipment  
  3101

Textbook and Instructional Resources Selection and Use

  3101-R1

Textbook and Instructional Resources Selection and Use – Textbook Selection Process

  3101-R2

Textbook and Instructional Resources Selection and Use – Library Media and Video Resources

  3102

Homework

  3102-R

Homework

  3103

Student Publications

  3104

Animals in the Schools

3200   

Library Media Centers and Services

 
3300

Programs of Studies

 
  3301

School Year/School Calendar

  3301-R

School Year/School Calendar

  3302

School Day

  3303

Curriculum and Instruction

  3303-R

Curriculum and Instruction

 

3304

Organization of Instruction

  3305

Flag Displays/Patriotic Observances

  3306

Citizenship Education

  3307

Teaching about Alcohol, Tobacco, Other Drugs, and Substance Abuse

  3308

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Prevention Education for Students

  3309

Teaching About Religion

  3309-R

Teaching About Religion

  3310

Physical Education and Health Instruction

  3311

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Coursework

  3311-R

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Coursework

  3312

Summer School

  3313

Multicultural Education

  3314

Field/Study Trips and Excursions

  3314-R

Field/Study Trips and Excursions

  3315

Graduation Requirements

  3315-R

Graduation Requirements

  3316

Athletics

  3316-R

Athletics

  3317

Drivers Education

  3318

Student Athletic Concussions and Head Injuries

3400

Evaluation of Schools/Instructional Programs

 
  3402

Split Sections

  3403

Alternative Education Programs

3400

Evaluation of Schools/Instructional Programs

 
  3404

Alternative Instructional Delivery Systems

  3404-R

Alternative Instructional Delivery Systems

  3405

Controversial Issues and Materials

  3405-R

Controversial Issues and Materials – Evaluation

  3406

Academic Freedom

  3407

Charter Schools

  3408

Performance Management

  3408-R

Performance Management

3500

Adult and Community Education

 
  3501

Adult Education Programs Administration

3600

Special Education

 
  3601

Students with Disabilities

  3602

English Language Learners

  3602-R

English Language Learners

  3603

Gifted and Talented Education

  3604

Seclusion of Students with Disabilities

  3605

Educational Services for Students Under Section 504 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act

  3606

Parent Revocation of Consent for Services

  3606-R

Parent Revocation of Consent for Services

3700

Career and Technical Education

 
  3701

Career and Technology Education

 

4000 – HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

4100  

Recruitment, Selection, and Appointments

 
  4101

Posting Vacancies

  4101-R

Posting Vacancies

  4102

Criminal Record Search for Employees and Prospective Employees

  4103

Hiring Employees

  4104

Employee Assignments and Transfers

4200

Employment/Employee Records

 
  4201

Personnel Records and Files

  4201-R

Personnel Records and Files

4200 Employment/Employee Records  
  4202

Creation/Deletion of Professional and Support Staff Positions

  4203

Arrangement for and Employment of Instructional Staff Substitutes

  4203-R1

Arrangement for Instructional Staff Substitutes

  4203-R2

Employment of Substitute Teachers

  4204

Employee Probation

  4205

Employee Criminal Record

  4206

Evaluation of Staff

  4207

Reassignment of Teachers

  4208

Suspension and Dismissal of Support Staff Termination of Employment

  4209

Policy Regarding the Suspension, Demotion, Terminatation or

  4210

Nonreemployment of Support Employees

4300

Temporary Employees/Volunteers

 
  4301

School Volunteers and Mentors

  4301-R

School Volunteers and Mentors

4400

Duties, Rights, and Responsibilities of Employees

 
  4401

Employee Participation in Political Activities

  4402

Smoking and Vaporizers on School Premises by Employees and Patrons

  4403

School Building Administration

  4404

Staff Involvement in Decision-Making

  4405

Resignations

  4406

Use of Alcohol and Illegal Chemical Substance by Employees

  4406-R1

Alcohol and Drug Testing of Employees and Applicants for Employment (Other Than Bus Drivers)

  4406-R2

Alcohol and Drug Testing for Bus Drivers

  4407

Tutoring for Pay

  4408

Employee Ethics

  4409

Employee Conflict of Interest

  4410

Employee Conduct

  4411

Standards of Performance and Conduct for Teachers

  4412

Whistleblower Protection/Anti-Retaliation

  4412-R

Whistleblower Protection/Anti-Retaliation

  4413

Fraternization

  4414

Employee and Student Use of Social Media

4500

Employee Organizations

 
  4501

School Board Negotiating Agents

  4501-R

School Board Negotiating Agents

4600

Compensation/Benefits

 
  4601

Salary Schedules

  4602

Employee Fringe Benefits

  4603

Professional Days for National Board Certification Applicants

  4604

Membership in Professional Organizations

  4605

Compensatory Time

  4606

Employee Cost Savings Suggestion Program

  4606-R

Employee Cost Savings Suggestion Program

  4607

Retirement Program

4700

Vacation/Leaves/Leaves of Absences

 
  4701

Vacations and Holidays

  4702

Employee Leaves and Absences

4800

Professional Development

 
  4801

Professional Development

  4802

Instructional Staff Orientation and Technical Assistance for Teachers

  4803

Support Staff Career Development

4900

Human Relations

 
  4901

Nondiscrimination

  4901-R

Nondiscrimination/Grievance Procedure for Discrimination Complaints

  4902

Intentionally blank

  2903

Intentionally blank

  2903-R

Intentionally blank

 

5000 – FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

5100

Accounting

 
  5101

Accounting System

  5101-R

Accounting System – Approval Rules for Adjusting and Other Non-Routine Bookkeeping Entries

  5102

Financial Reports and Statements

  5103

Types of Funds

  5104

Depository of Funds/Banking Services

5200  

Purchasing/Accounts Payable

 
  5201

Purchasing

  5201-R

Purchasing/Assumption of Responsibility for Irregular Procurement Transactions

  5202

Solicitation Requirements

  5202-R

Solicitation Requirements – Lease/Purchase Contracts

  5203

Payment Procedures

  5203-R

Payment Procedures

  5204

Expense Reimbursement

5300 Audit  
  5301

Audit

  5302

Internal Audit

5400

Fixed Assets

 
  5401

Inventories

  5401-R

Inventories

  5402

Disposition of District Surplus Real and Surplus Personal Property

  5402-R1

Disposition of District Surplus Real Property

  5402-R2

Disposition of District Surplus Personal Property

5500

Budget/Payroll

 
  5501

Budget Transfer Authority

  5502

Payroll Procedures

  5503

Statement of Income and Expenditures and the Related Budget Process

  5504

Fund Balance

5600

Risk Management

 
  5601

Bonded Employees and Officers

  5602

Authorized Signatures

5700

Petty Cash/School Activity Funds

 
  5701

Petty Cash Accounts

  5701-R

Petty Cash Accounts

  5702

Cash in School Buildings

  5703

School Activities Funds Management

  5703-R

School Activities Funds Management

  5704

Receipts From School Class Sales and Services

  5704-R

Receipts From School Class Sales and Services

  5705

Gate Receipts and Admissions

  5705-R

Gate Receipts and Admissions

  5706

Student Donations, Gifts, and Solicitations

  5707

Sanctioning Student Achievement Programs, Parent- Teacher Associations, and Booster Club Organizations

  5707-R

Sanctioning Student Achievement Programs, Parent- Teacher Associations, and Booster Club Organizations

5800

Accounts Receivable/Revenue/Tuition and Fees

 
  5801

Investments

  5802

Taxing and Borrowing Authority/Limitations

  5803

Gifts, Grants or Endowments From Private Sources

  5804

Public Gifts/Donations to the District

  5805

Rental and Service Charges

  5806

Advertising in District Publications and at District Facilities

  5806-R

Advertising in District Publications and at District Facilities

  5807

Trademark and Licensing

5900

Federal Programs

 
  5901

Federal Grants Administration

 

6000 – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

6100  

Technology Plan

 
6200

Computer Systems/Operations

 
  6201

Computing Resources

  6201-R

Computing Resources

6300

Printing/Mail Services

 
  6301

Printing and Mail Services

  6301-R1

Printing and Mail Services – Mail and Delivery

  6301-R2

Printing and Mail Services – Printing and Duplicating

6400

Pupil Accounting Reporting

 
6500

Telecommunications/Internet

 
  6501

Internet Protection and Safety

  6501-R

Internet Protection and Safety

6700

Records Management

 
  6701

Copyright Compliance

  6701-R

Copyright Compliance

  6702

Electronic Records, Contracting, and Signatures

 

7000 – SUPPORT SERVICES

7100  

Transportation/Fleet Management

 
  7101

Child Nutrition

  7102

Child Nutrition

  7102-R1

Transportation Services – Student Conduct on School Buses

  7102-R2

Transportation Services – Bus Driver Examination, Training, and Responsibilities

  7103

Use of Private Vehicles on School Business

7200

Child Nutrition

 
  7201

Child Nutrition Services

  7201-R

Child Nutrition Services – Catering and Food Service at School Activities/Events

7300

Security/Safety and Emergency Procedures

 
  7301

Safety Program

  7302

Student Safety

  7303

Buildings and Grounds Security

  7303-R

Buildings and Grounds Security (Use of Firearms/Personal Defense Units by School Security Officers)

  7304

Buildings and Grounds Inspections

  7305

Bomb Threats

  7305-R

Bomb Threats (Procedures for Handling Bomb Threats)

  7306

Fire Drills/Evacuation

  7306-R

Fire Drills/Evacuation

  7307

Emergency Procedure Plans

  7307-R

Emergency Procedure Plans

  7308

Emergency Closings

  7308-R

Emergency Closings

  7309

Accident Reports

  7309-R

Accident Reports

  7310

Traffic and Parking Controls

  7311

Use of Metal Detectors

  7311-R

Use of Metal Detectors

  7312

Possession/Use of Dangerous Weapons or Instruments

  7312-R1

Possession/Use of Dangerous Weapons or Instruments (Prohibiting Student Possession/Use)

  7312-R2

Possession/Use of Dangerous Weapons or Instrument (Prohibiting Employee Possession/Use)

  7313

Civility (Conduct of Parents, Visitors, and District Employees)

  7313-R

Civility (Conduct of Parents, Visitors, and District Employees)

  7314

Presence of Sex Offenders on School Property

  7314-R

Presence of Sex Offenders on School Property

7400

Warehouse/Materials & Equipment Management

 
  7401

Receiving and Warehousing

 

8000 – FACILITIES SERVICES

8100  

Facilities Planning

 
  8101

School Attendance Boundaries

  8102

Naming Facilities

  8102-R

Naming Facilities

  8103

Energy Management and Conservation

8200

Design and Construction

 
  8201

Bond Campaigns

  8202

Selection of Architects, Construction Managers, and Consultants

  8202-R

Selection of Architects, Construction Managers, and Consultants

  8203

Facilities Renovations and Improvements

  8204

Bond Development Committee Selection

  8205

Bond Oversight Committee Selection

8300

Site/Building Acquisition and Disposal

 
  8301

Closing Schools/Transfer of Materials and Equipment

  8301-R

Closing Schools/Transfer of Materials and Equipment

8400

Leasing and Community Use of School Facilities

 
  8401

Community Use of School Facilities

  8401-R

Community Use of School Facilities

  8402

Use of District Facilities by Outside Student Service Providers

  8403

Use of District Facilities as School-Based Health Clinics

  8403-R

Use of District Facilities as School-Based Health Clinics

8500

Operation and Maintenance of Equipment, Facilities, Buildings & Grounds

 
  8501

Authorized Use of School-Owned Materials and Equipment

  8501-R

Authorized Use of School-Owned Materials and Equipment

 

9000 – PARENTAL, BUSINESS, GOVERNMENTAL, AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

9100  

Community Information/Public Relations

 
  9101

Public Information/School Communications Program

  9102

Research by Individuals and/or Institutions

  9102-R

Research by Individuals and/or Institutions

  9103

Information Distribution and Sales on District Property

9200

Open Records/Public Right to Know

 
  9201

Public’s Right to Know

  9201-R

Public’s Right to Know

9300

Media Relations

 
  9301

Media Relations

  9302

School-Sponsored Publications

  9303

School-Community Relations Officer

9400

Community Involvement

 
  9401

Class Visitation

  9402

Community Involvement

  9403

Parent and Family Engagement

9500

Parental/Guardian Relations

 
  9501

Interpretation and Translation Services for District Parents and Guardians

  9501-R

Interpretation and Translation Services for District Parents and Guardians