Table of Contents

CHAPTER I -- BOARD OF EDUCATION

1.00      Mission Statement

1.01      Educational Philosophy Goals and Objectives

1.02      School District and Board of Education Legal Status

1.03      Formulation, Amendment, Dissemination and Update of Policies

1.04      Membership and Election of Board of Education

1.05      Major Functions of Board of Education

1.06      Authority and Functions of Board Members

1.07      Board Member Conflict of Interest

1.08      Compensation of Board Members

1.09      Officers of the Board of Education

1.10      Appointment of Treasurer

1.11      Job Description of Treasurer

1.12      Evaluation of Treasurer

1.13      Incapacity of Treasurer

1.14      Committees

1.15      Board of Education Meetings

1.16      Public Participation at Board Meetings

1.17      School Board Conferences, Conventions and Workshops

1.18      Board - Staff Communications

1.19      Work Stoppages


CHAPTER II -- ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATION / PERSONNEL


2.00     Appointment of Superintendent of Schools

2.01     Job Description of Superintendent

2.02     Evaluation of the Superintendent

2.03     Incapacity of Superintendent

2.04     Employment of Principals and Other Administrators

2.05     Evaluation of Administrators

2.06     Administrative Staff Reduction in Force

 


CHAPTER III -- GENERAL PERSONNEL


3.00      Equal Employment Opportunity

3.01      Verification of Employment Eligibility

3.02      Criminal Records Check

3.03      Physical Examination and Tuberculin Screening

3.04      Family and Medical Leave Act

3.05      Staff Conduct

3.06      Staff Participation in Political Activities and Levy Campaigns

3.07      Professional Staff Development

3.08      Democratic/Ethical Principles

3.09      Alcohol and Drug-Free Schools

3.10      Alcohol and Drug Abuse Testing Policy for Employees Performing Safety-Sensitive Duties

3.11      Report of New Hires

3.12      Staff Gifts

3.13      Staff Computer, E-Mail and Internet Access

3.14      Assault Leave

 

 

CHAPTER IV -- INSTRUCTIONAL PERSONNEL

 

4.00      Professional Staff Positions, Recruiting, and Employment

4.01      Employment of Substitute Teaching Staff

4.02      Student Teacher Policy

4.03      Reporting Professional Staff Misconduct

 

CHAPTER V -- CLASSIFIED PERSONNEL

 

5.00     Employment of Classified Personnel

5.01     Employment of Substitutes

5.02     Evaluation of Classified Personnel (Non-Union)

5.03     Support Staff Hours and Overtime (Non-Union)

5.04     Vacation Leave

5.05     Sick Leave

5.06     Assault Leave

5.07     Jury Duty Leave

5.08     Parental Leave

5.09     Personal Leave

5.10     Professional leave

5.11     Attendance Tuition Free for Dependents

5.12     Insurance Coverage

5.13     Paychecks

5.14     Payroll Deductions

5.15     Placement on Salary Schedule

5.16     Personnel Records

5.17     Severance Pay

5.18     Bus Drivers

5.19     Cooks

5.20     Custodians/Maintenance

5.21     Secretaries

5.22     Teacher Aides

5.23     Salary Schedules

 

CHAPTER VI -- PUPIL PERSONNEL


6.00      Compulsory School Attendance

6.01      Academic Acceleration, Early Entrance to Kindergarten, and Early High School Graduation

6.02      Initial Admission of Students

6.03      Students Transferring from State-Approved, Nonpublic Schools

6.04      Intra-District Open Enrollment

6.05      Inter-District Open Enrollment

6.06      Enrollment of Resident and Nonresident, Homeless, and Foreign Exchange Students

6.07      Married and Pregnant Students

6.08      Student Absences and Excuses

6.09      Habitual and Chronic Truancy Intervention Strategies

6.10      Student Attendance Accounting/Missing Children

6.11      Student Dismissal Precautions and Tardiness

6.12      Withdrawal from School

6.13      Grading Systems

6.14      Class Rank, Distinguished Scholar Guidelines

6.15      Graduation/Diploma Requirements

6.16      Student Records

6.17      Student Accident Insurance

6.18      Student Discipline Procedures

6.19      Code of Student Conduct

6.20      Student Conduct (Zero Tolerance)

6.21      Drug and Alcohol Abuse (Drug-Free Schools) and Anabolic Steroids

6.22      Counterfeit or Look-Alike Drugs

6.23      Hazing

6.24      Student Dress Code

6.25      Anti-Gang Policy

6.26      Dangerous Weapons in the Schools, Bomb Threats and Violent Conduct

6.27      Student Fees and Fines

6.28      Interrogations and Searches

6.29      Pupil Health and Safety

6.30      Immunization

6.31      Student Health Services and First Aid

6.32      School Bus Emergency and Evacuation Procedures

6.33      Use of Tobacco

6.34      Administering Medication to Students

6.35      Asthma Medication and Epinephrine Auto Injectors

6.36      Emergency Medical Authorization

6.37      Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect

6.38      Fire and Tornado Warning Drills

6.39      Community Use of School Facilities

6.40      Student Fund Raising

6.41      Transportation

6.42      Student Conduct on School Buses

6.43      Prohibition from Extra-Curricular Activities

6.44      Corporal Punishment

6.45      Pagers and Other Electronic Communications Devices

6.46      Transportation of Students in Board-Owned Vehicles

6.47      Enrollment of Home Education Students

6.48      School and Non-School Sponsored Expression

6.49      Student E-Mail, Internet and Computer Use

6.50      Students with Food Allergies

 

CHAPTER VII -- INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM


7.00            Equal Educational Opportunity

7.01            Curriculum and Instruction

7.02            Curriculum Guides and Courses of Study

7.03            Summer School Program

7.04            Promotion, Placement, and Retention

7.05            Remediation/Intervention Program

7.06            Diagnostic Assessments

7.07            Special Accommodations for Students and Testing

7.08            Achievement Testing Policies

7.09            Credit Flexibility

7.10            Career-Technical Education Program

7.11            Homebound Instruction Program

7.12            Home Schooling

7.13            Special Education Program

7.14            Gifted Education Program

7.15            Teaching About Religion

7.16            Academic Prevention/Intervention Services

7.17            Extracurricular Activities

7.18            Extracurricular Activities Academic Policy

7.19            Interscholastic Athletics

7.20            Student Organizations

7.21            Field Trips

7.22            Facilities

7.23            Selection of Textbooks, Electronic Textbooks, and Supplementary Materials

7.24            Selection of Resource Materials and Equipment Other Than Textbooks

7.25            Selection of Library Media Materials

7.26            Homework

7.27            Post-Secondary Enrollment Program

7.28            Guidance Program

7.29            Screenings, Surveys, Physical Examinations, and Instructional Materials

7.30            Parent Participation in Title I Programs

 

 

CHAPTER VIII – FISCAL MANAGEMENT

 

8.00            Budget Planning and Appropriations Measure

8.01            Investment Policy

8.02            Student Activity Fund Management

8.03            Petty Cash Account

8.04            Tax Sheltered Annuities and Deferred Compensation Plan

8.05            Cash in School Buildings

8.06            Fixed Asset Accounting Policy

8.07            Purchases

8.08            Expense Reimbursements

 


CHAPTER IX -- MISCELLANEOUS


9.00            Community Relations Program

9.01            Parental Involvement in Education

9.02            School Visitors

9.03            Organizations Supporting Education

9.04            Gifts, Grants and Donations

9.05            Emergency Closings

9.06            Personal Information Systems

9.07            Public Records

9.08            Title IX Grievance Procedure – Employee and Student

9.09            Harassment and Violence

9.10            Student Complaints of Sexual Harassment

9.11            Employee Complaints of Sexual Harassment

9.12            Racial/Ethnic/National Origin Harassment and Discrimination Policy Covering Employees

9.13            Racial/Ethnic/National Origin Harassment and Discrimination Policy Covering Students

9.14            Smoke Free Schools

9.15            Food Sale Standards and Services

9.16            Copyright Law

9.17            Bloodborne Pathogens

9.18            School Ceremonies and Observances/Patriotic Exercises

9.19            Section 504/ADA/Title VI Grievance Procedure

9.20            Business Advisory Council

9.21            Report of Serious Violations

9.22            Loss of Driving Privileges

9.23            HIV/AIDS

9.24            Records Retention and Disposal Schedule

9.25            School Volunteers

9.26            School Safety Plan

9.27            Prohibition and Reporting of Sexual Abuse

9.28            School Nutrition and Wellness Policy

9.29            Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying

9.30            No Idling

9.31            Health and Safety in School Buildings