Overview

Welcome to the Weld RE-4 School District's Board Policy Page. Please use the search tool in the upper right corner to locate a specific policy. Alternatively, you may navigate using the links on the left.


Weld RE-4 School District Policies are arranged according to the National Education Policy Network/National School Boards Association (NEPN/NSBA) classification system.

Section A, Foundations and Basic Commitments, contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the district's legal role in providing public education and the basic principle underlying school board governance. THese policies provide a setting for all of the school board's other policies and regulations.

Section B, School Board Governance and Operations, contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the school board -- how it is appointed or elected; how it is organized; how it conducts meetings, and how the board operates. This section includes bylaws and policies establishing the board's internal operating procedures.

Section C, General School Administration, contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on school management, administrative organization, and school building and department administration -- including the administrative aspect of special programs and system wide reforms such as school -- or site-based management. It also houses personnel policies on the superintendent, senior administrators (management team) and school principals. All phases of policy implementation -- procedures or regulations -- are properly located in this section.
 
Section D, Fiscal Management, contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on school finances and the management of funds. Policies on the financing of school construction and renovation, however, are filed in Section F, Facilities Development.
 
Section E, Support Services, contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on non-instructional services and programs, particularly those on business management such as safety, building and grounds management, office services, transportation, and food services.
 
Section F, Facilities Planning and Development, contains policies, regulations and exhibits on facility planning, financing, construction, and renovation. It also includes the topics of temporary facilities and school closings.
  
Section G, Personnel, contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on all school employees except for the superintendent (policies on the school chief are located in Section C, General Administration). The category is divided into three main divisions: GB has policies applying to all school employees or to general personnel matters; GC refers to instructional and administrative staff; and GD refers to support or classified staff.
 
Section H, Negotiations, contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the process of negotiating with bargaining units recognized by the school board and authorized under state law.
 
Section I, Instruction, contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the instructional program: basic curricular subjects, special programs, instructional resources, and academic achievement.
 
Section J, Students, contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on students—admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline, health and welfare, and school-relation activities.
 
Section K, School, Community, and Home Relations, contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on parent and community involvement in schools. Except for policies concerning education agencies, statements on public sector relations with the school district also are located in this section.
 
Section L, Education and Agency Relations, contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the school district’s relationship with other education agencies—including other school systems, regional or service districts, private schools, colleges and universities, education research organizations, and state and national education agencies.