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School Board Policy Manual

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Chapter 1 District Philosophy

1.00 -- Table of Contents
1.10 -- Districts Vision and Mission Statement

Chapter 2 School Board Governance and Organization

2.10 -- Scope of the School District
2.11 -- Orientation of Board Members
2.20 -- Responsibilities and Authority of the Board
2.21 -- Organization and Officers of the Board
2.22 -- Board Meetings
2.23 -- School Board Rules
2.231 -- Compliance with Rules of School Board
2.24 -- Collective Bargaining Agreements
2.25 -- School Board Adopted Plans
2.251 -- Five Year Comprehensive and Strategic Plan
2.26 -- School Improvement and Education Accountability
2.261 -- Family And School Partnership For Student Achievement
2.27 -- Special Committees of the School Board
2.28 -- Schedule for Legal Advertisements
2.30 -- School Advisory Councils
2.40 -- Legal Counsel - Board
2.41 -- Legal Counsel - Superintendent
2.42 -- Legal Services for Employees
2.50 -- Participation in Activities
2.51 -- Political Activity on School Board Grounds
2.60 -- Program of Awards
2.61 -- Employee Suggestion Program
2.71 -- Policy Against Discrimination – Students
2.72 -- Policy Against Discrimination – Employees
2.80 -- Report Child Abuse
2.81 -- Unlawful Discrimination Prohibited
2.90 -- Tobacco Use in District Facilities
2.95 -- Wellness Program

Chapter 3 School Administration

3.10 -- Administrative Organization
3.11 -- Schools-within-a-School
3.20 -- Responsibilities of Superintendent
3.201 -- Superintendents Contract Compensation and Benefits
3.202 -- Evaluation of the Superintendent
3.21 -- Directives, Procedures, and Administrative Manuals
3.22 -- Opening and Closing of Schools
3.23 -- Emergencies
3.25 -- Automatic External Defibrillators
3.30 -- Responsibilities of Principals
3.40 -- Campus Disorders and Trespassing
3.41 -- Disruptions at School Board Functions
3.42 -- Alcohol, Alcoholic Beverages, Mood-Modifying Or Controlled Substance On Board Property
3.47 -- Animals on Campus
3.48 -- Service Animals
3.50 -- Public Information and Inspection of Records
3.51 -- Copying of Public Records
3.52 -- Copyrighted Materials
3.60 -- Flag Display and Pledge
3.61 -- A Moment of Silence
3.70 -- Agents, Solicitors and Salespersons
3.80 -- School Volunteers
3.90 -- Charter Schools

Chapter 4 Curriculum and Instruction

4.10 -- The Curriculum
4.11 -- Pupil Progression Plan
4.111 -- District Physical Education
4.12 -- Exceptional Student Education
4.13 -- Dropout Prevention Program
4.14 -- Adult Education
4.16 -- Homework Assignments
4.17 -- Veteran’s Day Activities
4.18 -- Academic and Career Planning
4.21 -- Instructional Materials Selection
4.22 -- Educational Media Materials Selection
4.23 -- Sale of Textbooks
4.30 -- Challenged Materials
4.31 -- Community Speakers
4.40 -- Extracurricular Program
4.41 -- Non-school Related Trips
4.42 -- Public Appearance of School Groups
4.43 -- Field Trips
4.43 a -- Field Trips Procedure
4.44 -- School Functions
4.45 -- Religious Activities
4.50 -- Student Clubs and Organizations
4.51 -- Student Publications
4.61 -- Security of Tests
4.70 -- Home Education Program
4.72 -- Participation of Home Education and Private School Students in Extracurricular Activities
4.80 -- Report Cards

Chapter 5 Student

5.10 -- Requirements for Original Entry
5.11 -- Admission to Kindergarten
5.12 -- Admission to First Grade
5.13 -- Admission to Postsecondary Vocational Programs
5.14 -- Homeless Students
5.16 -- Children of Military Families
5.20 -- Student Assignment
5.30 -- Student Control
5.31 -- Student Detention, Search, and Seizure
5.32 -- Zero Tolerance for School Related Crimes
5.321 -- Possession Of Weapons And Other Prohibited Articles
5.322 -- Prohibition Against Use Sale Or Possession Of Alcohol Or Drugs
5.323 -- Bullying and Harassment
5.33 -- Teacher Removal of Students From Classroom
5.34 -- Expulsion of Students
5.343 -- Use of Time Out Seclusion and Physical Intervention for Students wiith Disabilities
5.35 -- Granting Permission For Students To Leave The School Campus
5.36 -- Vehicle Use By Students
5.37 -- Student Dress and Grooming
5.37 a -- Student Dress and Grooming Procedure
5.37 b -- School Uniforms Procedure
5.371 -- Gang Control Policy
5.372 -- Student Identification Badges Policy
5.38 -- Student Use Of Electronic Devices
5.381 -- Student Use of Social Media
5.39 -- Student Fees and Supplies
5.40 -- Student Attendance
5.50 -- Academic Honesty
5.60 -- Student Injuries
5.61 -- Student Illness
5.62 -- Administration of Medication During School Hours
5.63 -- Students With Aids or HIV Disease
5.64 -- Protective Devices
5.70 -- Student Records
5.71 -- Directory Information
5.711 -- Parental Access to Information
5.72 -- Legal Name of Student
5.73 -- Person Standing In Loco Parentis to Student
5.80 -- Athletics
5.90 -- Foreign Exchange Students

Chapter 6 Human Resources

6.10 -- Employment of Personnel
6.11 -- Employment Defined
6.111 -- Definition of Personnel
6.12 -- Nepotism
6.13 -- Year Of Service Defined For Administrative And Instructional Personnel
6.14 -- The Instructional Staff
6.141 -- Employment Of Athletic Coaches Who Are Not Full-Time
6.142 -- Non-Certified Instructional Personnel
6.143 -- Employment Of Non-Degreed Vocational And Adult Instructional Personnel
6.144 -- Educational Paraprofessionals
6.145 -- Substitute Teachers
6.15 -- Veterans Preferences
6.16 -- Dual Employment
6.17 -- Appointment or Employment Requirements
6.171 -- Physical Examinations
6.172 -- License of School Bus Operator
6.173 -- Responsibilites of School Bus Operators
6.18 -- Contracts Instructional And Administrative Personnel
6.181 -- Probationary Status for Non-instructional Personnel
6.19 -- Identification
6.20 -- Certification Of Administrative And Instructional Personnel
6.21 -- District Certificates
6.22 -- Teaching Out-of-Field
6.23 -- Verification For In-Field Teacher Without The Designated Course Code Certification
6.27 -- Professional Ethics
6.28 -- Anti-Fraud
6.29 -- Report of Misconduct
6.30 -- Violation of Local, State, and or Federal Laws
6.301 -- Personal Business on School Time
6.302 -- Indebtedness Created Against a School or the School Board
6.303 -- Employees With Weapons
6.304 -- Private Instruction and Tutoring
6.305 -- Conflict of Interest
6.306 -- Staff Gifts and Solicitations
6.31 -- Records and Reports
6.32 -- Telephone Calls Electronic Communications And Facsimiles
6.321 -- Wireless Telephone Usage
6.322 -- District-Related Social Media Accounts
6.33 -- Alcohol and Drug-free Workplace
6.34 --- Political Activities of Employees
6.35 -- Grievance Procedure for Personnel
6.36 -- Complaints Against Employees
6.37 -- Suspension and Dismissal
6.38 -- Suspension with Partial or No Pay
6.39 -- Background Investigations
6.40 -- Assessment of Employees
6.41 -- Instructional Employee Performance Criteria
6.42 -- Job Descriptions
6.50 -- Leave of Absence
6.501 -- Leave Application
6.502 -- Approval of Leaves
6.51 -- Notification of Absence
6.511 -- Absence Without Leave
6.52 -- Resignations
6.521 -- Effective Date for Leave Suspension or Termination
6.53 -- Retirement of Employees
6.531 -- Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP)
6.541 -- Annual Vacation Leave
6.542 -- Family and Medical Leave
6.543 -- Illness-or-Injury-in-Line-of-Duty Leave
6.544 -- Jury Witness Duty
6.545 -- Military Leave
6.546 -- Personal Leave
6.547 -- Professional Leave
6.549 -- Sick Leave
6.55 -- Temporary Duty
6.60 -- Transportation Employee Drug and Alcohol Testing
6.61 -- School Board Employees With HIV AIDS Or Other Communicable Diseases
6.62 -- AIDS Bloodborne Pathogens And Environmental Hazards
6.65 -- Nursing Mothers
6.70 -- Professional Development
6.80 -- Employee Assistance Program
6.88 -- Social Security Numbers
6.90 -- Personnel Files
6.91 -- Salary Schedules
6.911 -- Sick Leave Bank
6.912 -- Terminal Pay
6.913 -- Lump Sum Payment of Vacation Leave
6.914 -- Compensatory Time
6.915 -- Use of Sick Leave by Family Members
6.92 -- Health Insurance Premiums
6.921 -- Cafeteria Plan

Chapter 7 Business Services

7.10 -- School Budget System
7.101 -- Fund Balance Policy
7.102 -- Debt Management
7.20 -- Accounting and Control Procedures
7.30 -- Educational Enhancement Funds
7.31 -- School Food Service Funds
7.32 -- Internal Funds
7.33 -- Petty Cash Funds
7.34 -- Acceptance of Credit Debit Cards
7.35 -- Investment of Funds
7.35a -- Investment Policy Guidelines
7.37 -- Bonded Personnel
7.38 -- Facsimile Signature
7.39 -- Expenditures for Promotion and Public Relations
7.40 -- Fund-raising for School Projects and Activities
7.41 -- Outside Organizations
7.50 -- Payment of Vouchers Invoices
7.51 -- Payroll Procedures
7.512 -- Tax Sheltered Annuities and Custodial Accounts
7.52 -- Travel Expense Reimbursement
7.53 -- Expenditures for Fringe Benefits for Employees
7.60 -- Audits
7.61 -- Energy Conservation Policy
7.70 -- Purchasing and Bidding
7.701 -- Resolution Of Protests From The Contract Bidding Process
7.702 -- Procurement Code of Conduct
7.71 -- Selection Policy For Professional Construction Related Services
7.71a -- Procedures for Selection of Architects and Engineers
7.72 -- Acquisition Use and Exchange of School Property
7.73 -- Acquisition of Real Property for School Use
7.74 -- Lease And Lease-Purchase Of Land, Facilities And Equipment
7.75 -- Sale, Transfer or Disposal of Property
7.76 -- Lost or Stolen Property
7.77 -- Inventories and Property Records
7.771 -- Capital Assests
7.78 -- Growth Management
7.80 -- Risk Management Insurance

Chapter 8 Auxiliary Services

8.10 -- Safety
8.11 -- Safety Program
8.111 -- Key Control Access to Buildings
8.12 -- Toxic Substances in School Work Areas
8.13 -- Infection Control Guidelines
8.14 -- Inspections
8.15 -- Facility Fire Safety Inspection
8.16 -- Emergency Evacuation Drills
8.17 -- Emergency Disaster
8.18 -- Emergency Closing of Schools
8.19 -- Security Plan
8.20 -- Preventive Maintenance
8.21 -- Sanitation
8.22 -- Vandalism and Malicious Mischief
8.31 -- Student Transportation
8.31 -- Student Transportation(2)
8.311 -- Transportation Liability
8.32 -- Bus Routes
8.33 -- Bus Emergency Evacuation Drills
8.34 -- Instruction in Bus Safety
8.35 -- Exiting the School Bus
8.36 -- Transportating Students in Private Vehicles
8.37 -- Seat Belts
8.38 -- Automotive Equipment
8.39 -- Vehicle Maintenance Program
8.40 -- General Food and Nutrition Services
8.41 -- Meal Patterns
8.42 -- Free and Reduced Price Meals
8.43 -- Sale Prices of Meals
8.44 -- Summer Nutrition Program
8.45 -- School Breakfast Program
8.50 -- School Construction Bid Procedures
8.502 -- Construction Change Directives
8.51 -- Renovations or Remodeling of Facilities by Booster Clubs, PTA's or other School Affiliated Groups
8.52 -- Construction Change Orders
8.53 -- Improvements to School Plants and Grounds
8.54 -- School Facilties Useage for Child Card
8.55 -- Designation of School Facilities
8.60 -- Telecommunication Plan and Electronic Communication use
8.80 -- Records Retention and Disposal
8.81 -- Reports and Forms Management Committee

Chapter 9 School-Community Relations and Interlocal Agreements

9.10 -- Parent Organizations and School Support Groups
9.101 -- Parent Family Involvement
9.20 -- Communications and Community Relations
9.21 -- Annual School Report
9.30 -- Use of Facilities
9.31 -- Availability Of School Facilities To Secondary Students For Meetings
9.40 -- Advertising in Schools
9.50 -- Distribution Of Literature And Materials To Students
9.60 -- Visitors
9.70 -- Relations with Governmental Authorities
9.75 -- Community Service

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