Policies

The policies and regulations have been organized into eight topic areas, each of which has been assigned a topical reference series of numbers as follows:

 

0000 PHILOSOPHY AND GOALS

0000 Statement of Purpose
0050   Code of Ethics
0100 Goals for the Public Schools
0521   Nondiscrimination
0525.1  Anti-Racism

1000 COMMUNITY RELATIONS

1000   Concept, Goals and Roles in Community Relations
1110.1   Parent Involvement
1112   News Media Relations
1120   Public Participation at Board of Education Meeting
1210   School Community Association
1212 School Volunteers
1250 School Visitor Policy
1251
  Loitering or Causing Disturbance
1311
  Staff Participation in Community Activities
1312 Public Complaints
1316
  Relations Between Public and School Personnel
1324
  Soliciting Funds from and by Students
1330/4330 Use of School Facilities
1331
  Smoke Free Environment
1340
  Access to School Procedures and Materials
1411 Law Enforcement Officials
1416
  Fiscal Authority
1500
  Relations between Area, State, Regional and National Associations and the School
1700    Otherwise Lawful Possession of Firearms on School Property 

2000 ADMINISTRATION

2000   Concept and Roles in Administration
2100   Administrative Staff Organization
2131   Superintendent of Schools
2210   Administrative Leeway in Absence of Board of Education Policy
2220   Representative and Deliberative Groups
2250 Monitoring of Product and Process Goals
2300   Statement of Ethics for Administrators

3000 BUSINESS AND NON-INSTRUCTIONAL OPERATIONS

3160 Transfer of Funds between Categories
3295   Education Related Special Revenue Funds
3320   Purchasing Procedures
3323 Soliciting Prices/Bidding Requirements
3324 Ordering Goods and Services – Purchase Orders and Contracts
3453   School Activity Funds
3511   Compliance with 504 Regulations
3514 Loan of District Equipment
3517 School Security & Safety
3520.111   Computer Security
3523.1   Acquisition and Updating of Technology
3524 Hazardous Materials in Schools
3524.1 Pesticide Application on School Property
3541.43 Routes and Services (district vehicles)
3541.5   Safety Complaints / Records and Reports
3542.22 Food Services – Food Service Personnel – Code of Conduct
3542.43 Food Service- Charging Policy
3543.31   Office Services / Records and Reports

4000 PERSONNEL

4000.1/5145.44 Title IX
4111/4211 Recruitment and Selection
4111.1/4211.1 Equal Employment Opportunity
4112
  Appointment
4112.1/4212.1 Provisions of Negotiated Agreements/Contracts
4112.4/4212.4
  Health Examinations
4112.5  Security Check / Fingerprinting
4112.6/4212.6 Personnel Records
4112.8/4212.8 Nepotism: Employment of Relatives
4112.52/4212.52 Security Check/Fingerprinting-Criminal History Record Information
4112.61/4212.61
  Use and Disclosure of Employee Medical Information (HIPAA)
4113.6/4213.6 Remote work/Telecommuting/Telework
4115 Supervision and Evaluation
4115.3 Evaluation-Coaches
4117.3
  Personnel Reduction
4117.4 Dismissal / Suspension
4118.14/4218.14 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities
4118.3/4218.3 
  Certified/Non-Certified Duties
4118.4/4218.4
  Faculty E-mail Use and Privileges
4118.5/4218.5 Rights, Responsibilities and Duties – Acceptable Computer Network Use
4118.11/4218.11 Nondiscrimination
4118.13/4218.13
  Conflict of Interest
4118.23/4218.23 Dress and Grooming
4118.51/4218.51
  Social Networking Sites
4118.112/4218.112
  Sexual Harassment
4118.231/4219.231 Smoking, Drinking, and Use of Drugs on School Premises
4118.231/5141.231
  Psychotropic Drug Use
4118.237/4218.237/5141.8 Face Masks/Coverings
4120
  Temporary and Part-Time Personnel
4121 Substitute Teachers
4126
  Consultants
4131 Staff Development
4132.1 Copyrights and Patents
4133
  Travel Reimbursement
4134
  Tutoring
4135
  Organizations / Units
4138/4237
  Non-School Employment
4140.2/4240.2 Compensation and Related Benefits for Non-Bargaining Unit Employees
4148/4248
  Employee Protection
4150/4250 
  Leaves and Vacations
4152.3/4252.3   Long-Term Leaves
4152.6/4252.6   Personal Leaves (FMLA)
4152.61/4252.61 COVID-19 Related (FMLA)
4212
  Appointment
4212.42
  Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus Drivers
4214
  Transfer / Reassignment
4215
  Evaluation / Supervision
4217.4 Dismissal/Suspension
4222
  Teacher Aides / Paraprofessionals
4234
  Vacations / Holidays

5000 STUDENTS

5000   Concept and Roles in Student Policies
5111 Registration of Resident Students
5112
  Ages of Attendance
5113 Attendance and Excuses
5113.2 Truancy
5114 Student Suspension / Expulsion / Due Process
5117.1 Tuition Policy
5118.1 Homeless Students
5118.111
  Tuition for Children of Staff
5121
  Examination / Grading / Rating
5123 Promotion / Acceleration / Retention
5125 Student Records / Confidentiality
5125.11
  Health / Medical Records
5126
  Awards for Achievement
5131 Conduct at School and Activities
5131.5
  Vandalism
5131.6 Alcohol Use, Drugs and Tobacco
5131.7
  Weapons and Dangerous Instruments
5131.31 Bicycles
5131.11
  Video Cameras on School Bus
5131.111(a) Video Surveillance
5131.81
  Electronic Devices
5131.911 Bullying and Safe School Climate Plan
5132 Dress and Grooming 5th through 8th Grade
5141
  Student Health Services
5141.4 Report of Child Abuse and Neglect
5141.5
  Suicide Prevention – Intervention Procedure
5141.7 Student Sports – Concussion
5141.8/4118.237/4218.237 Face Masks/Coverings
5141.21
  Administering Medications
5141.21   Attachment A (5141.21)
5141.214 Student Sunscreen Use
5141.22 Communicable and Infectious Diseases
5141.25 Students with Special Health Care Needs
5141.27
  First Aid / Emergency
5141.231
  Psychotropic Drug Use
5144.1 Use of Physical Force – Physical Restraint/Seclusion/Exclusionary Time Out
5144.4(a) Discipline – Physical Exercise and Discipline of Students
5145
  Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
5145.12 Search and Seizure
5145.14 On-Campus Recruitment
5145.15 Directory Information
5145.4
  Nondiscrimination – Americans with Disabilities Act
5145.42 Nondiscrimination – Racial Harassment of Students
5145.44 Title IX
5145.5
  Exploitation / Sexual Harassment
5145.511 Exploitation / Sexual Harassment (Sexual Abuse Prevention and Education)
5145.53 Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth
5145.6
  Student Grievance Procedure

6000 INSTRUCTION

6000   Concept and Roles in Student Policies
6000.1   Provisions of Negotiated Agreements/Contracts
6114.81 Emergency Suspension of Policy
6115
  Ceremonies and Observances
6121
  Nondiscrimination in the Instructional Program
6141.312
  Migrant Students
6141.321
  Computers: Acceptable Use of the Internet
6141.322
  Computers: Websites / Pages
6141.323
  Internet Acceptable Use: Filtering
6141.327 Electronic Resources:  Assistive Technology Devices
6142.101 Student Nutrition and Physical Activity (Student Wellness Policy)
6144
  Controversial Issues
6145.2
  Interscholastic / Intramural Athletics
6146.1
  Grading / Assessment Systems
6153 Field Trips
6154
  Homework / Make-up Assignments
6159
  Individualized Educational Program (Special Education Program)
6161.3 Comparability of Services
6162.51 Surveys of Students (Student Privacy)
6163.32 Live Animals in the Classroom
6164.11
  Drugs, Tobacco, Alcohol
6164.12
  Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
6171 Special Education
6171.2 Preschool Special Education
6172 Alternative Education Programs
6172.1 Gifted Children Program
6172.4
  Title I Parent Involvement
6173
  Home-bound Instruction

9000 BYLAWS OF THE BOARD

9000   Roles of Board Members (Powers, Purposes, Duties)
9010
  Limits of Authority
9012 Legal Responsibilities of Board of Education
9020
  Public Statements
9020.1
  Public Statements: Advocacy
9030
  Commitment to Democratic Principles in Relation to Community, Staff and Students
9040
  Board Related Responsibilities
9120
  Board of Education Officers
9125
  Attorney
9130
  Committees
9131
  Committees of the Whole
9132
  Standing Committees
9133
  Special Committees / Advisory Committees
9140
  Board Representatives
9150
  Board Consultants
9210
  Qualifications of Members
9220
  Election of Members
9221
  Filling Vacancies
9222
  Resignation / Removal from Office / Censure
9230
  New Board Member Orientation
9240
  Board Member Development
9250
  Remuneration and Reimbursement
9260
  Board Member Protection
9270
  Conflict of Interest
9271
  Code of Ethics
9300
  Methods of Operation
9311
  Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Policies
9312
  Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Bylaws
9313
  Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Administrative Regulations
9314
  Suspension of Policies, Bylaws, Regulations
9321 Time, Place, Notification for Meetings
9322
  Public and Executive Sessions
9323 Agenda Construction / Meeting Materials
9325
  Meeting Conduct and Parliamentary Procedure
9325.1
  Quorum and Voting Procedures
9325.2
  Agenda Items
9326
  Minutes
9327
  Electronic Mail Communications
9330 Board / School District Records
9350
  Board of Education Hearings
9360
  Legislative Programs (Version I)
9400
  Monitoring Products and Processes