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The Board of Directors - Policy Series 1000

  Organization Policy #
Legal Status, and Operation1000
Key Functions of the Board1005
Director Districts 1105
Election 1110
Oath of Office1111
Director Orientation1112
Board Member Residence1113
Board Member Resignation and Vacancies1114
  Board Organization  
Annual Organizational Meeting1210
Board Officers and Duties of Board Members1220
School Director Legislative Program1225
  Methods of Governance  
Policy Adoption, Manuals, and Administrative Procedures1310
Administration in the Absence of Policy and Procedure1330
Governance Commitment and Beliefs1331
Governing Style1332
Board Members' Code of Conduct and Ethics1333
Process for Addressing Board Member Violations1334
Meeting Conduct, Order of Business and Quorum1400
Executive or Closed Sessions1410
Proposed Agenda and Consent Agenda1420
Absence of a Board Member1450
  Principles of Operation  
Board-Superintendent Relations1620
Evaluation of the Superintendent1630
Board and Superintendent Connection1631
Board Acts as a Unit1632
Accountability of the Superintendent1633
  Board Member Benefits  
Board Member Expenses1731
Board Member Insurance 1732
Board Member Compensation 1733
  Board Development  
Open Government Trainings1805
Annual Goals and Objectives1810
Board Self-Assessment1820
Training and Development for Board Members1822

Instruction - Series 2000

  Program Development and Resources Policy #
    Student Learning Goals2000
Accountability Goals2004
School Improvement Plans2005
Curriculum Development and Adoption of Instructional Materials2020
Library Media Centers2021
Electronic Resources2022
Online Learning2024
Copyright Compliance2025
Animals as Part of the Instructional Program2029
Service Animals in the Schools2030
Program Evaluation2090
Learning Program and Supports  
Educational Opportunities for Military Children2100
Federal and/or State Funded Special Instructional Programs2104
Program Compliance2106
Comprehensive Early Literacy Plan 2107
Remediation Programs2108
Transitional Bilingual Instruction Program2110
Substance Abuse Program2121
Sexual Health Education2125
HIV/AIDS Prevention Education2126
Guidance and Counseling2140
Suicide Prevention2145
Co-curricular Program2150
Interscholastic Activities2151
Non-curriculum Related Student Groups2153
Special Education and Related Services for Eligible Students2161
Education of Students with Disabilities Under Section 5042162
Home or Hospital Instruction2165
Career and Technical Education2170
Highly Capable Programs2190
School Organization  
School Calendar2220
Summer School2240
Alternative Learning Experience Programs2255
Program Supplements  
Field Trips, Excursions and Outdoor Education2320
Controversial Issues/Guest Speakers2331
Flag Exercises2333
Required Observances
Disability History Month
Religious-Related Activities and Practices2340
Requirements and Assessments  
Credit for Competency / Proficiency2409
High School Graduation Requirements2410
Certificate of Educational Competency2411
Diplomas for Veterans2412
Equivalency Credit for Career and Technical Education Courses2413
Community Service 2414
Grading and Progress Reports2420
Promotion and Retention2421

Students - Series 3000

  Admission and Attendance Policy #
   Qualifications of Attendance and Placement3110
Part-time, Home-based, or Off-campus Students 3114
Homeless Students: Enrollment Rights and Services 3115
Enrollment 3120
Excused and Unexcused Absences 3122
Withdrawal Prior to Graduation 3123
Removal/Release of Student During School Hours 3124
Child Custody 3126
School Attendance Areas and Emergency Boundary Changes 3130
District Attendance Area Transfers 3131
Release of Resident Students 3140
Nonresident Students 3141
International Student Exchange 3142
District Notification of Juvenile Offenders 3143
Release of Information Concerning Student Sexual and Kidnapping Offenders 3144
Requirements and Assessments  
Student Rights and Responsibilities 3200
Prohibition of Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying 3207
Nondiscrimination 3210
Transgender Students 3211
Freedom of Expression 3220
Freedom of Assembly 3223
Student Dress 3224
Interviews and Interrogations of Students on School Premises 3226
Student Privacy and Searches 3230
Student Records 3231
Parent and Student Rights in Administration of Surveys, Analysis or Evaluations 3232
Student Conduct 3240
Classroom Management, Corrective Actions or Punishment 3241
Closed Campus 3242
Student Driving 3243
Prohibition of Corporal Punishment 3244
Students and Telecommunication Devices 3245
Use of Reasonable Force 3246
Isolation and Restraint of Students with IEPs and Section 504 Plans 3247
Student Welfare  
Student Health 3410
Automated External Defibrillators (AED) 3412
Student Immunization and Life-Threatening Health Conditions 3413
Infectious Diseases 3414
Accommodating Students With Diabetes 3415
Medication at School 3416
Catheterization 3417
Emergency Treatment 3418
Self-Administration of Asthma Medication 3419
Anaphylaxis Prevention 3420
Child Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Prevention 3421
Student Sports - Concussion and Head Injuries 3422
Emergencies 3432
Student Activities  
Associated Student Bodies 3510
Student Incentives 3515
Student Fees, Fines, or Charges 3520
Fund Raising Activities Involving Students 3530

Community Relations - Series 4000

  Communications with the Public - 4000 Policy #
Public Information Program4000
Confidential Communications4020
Public Access to District Records4040
Distribution of Materials4060
  Public Participation in Schools - 4100
Senior Citizen Recognition4128
Title 1 Parent Involvement4130
  Public Access to Schools, Staff and Students - 4200
Regulation of Dangerous Weapons on School Premises4210
Use of Tobacco and Nicotine Substances4215
Complaints Concerning Staff or Programs4220
Contests, Advertising and Promotions4237
Use of School Facilities4260
  Relations with Other Agencies and Schools - 4300
Relations with the Law Enforcement, Child Protective Agencies and the County Health Department4310
Notification of Threats of Violence or Harm4314
Release of Information Concerning Sexual and Kidnapping Offenders4315
  Elections - 4400
    Election Activities4400

Personnel - Series 5000

  Recruitment and Personnel Selection Policy #
  Recruitment and Selection of Staff5000
Hiring of Retired School Employees5001
Employment: Disclosures, Certification, Assurances and Approval5005
Certification Revocation5006
Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action5010
Sexual Harassment5011
Employment Practices  
Drug-Free Workplace5201
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Mandated 5202
Job Descriptions / Responsibilities5230
Length of Work Day5231
Evaluation of Staff5240
Conflicts of Interest5251
Maintaining Professional Staff/Student Boundaries5253
Personnel Record5260
Resolution of Staff Complaints5270
Reporting Improper Governmental Action5271
Termination of Employment5280
Compensation Schedules5310
Garnishment and Personal Credit Problems5315
Personnel Leaves5400
Sick Leave5401
Family, Maternity and Military Caregiver Leaves5404
Leave Sharing5406
Military Leave5407
Jury Duty and Subpoena Leave5408
Unpaid Holidays for Reason of Faith or Conscience5409
Staff Development5520
Teacher Assistance Programs5521
Auxiliary Personnel  
Substitute Employment5610
Temporary Administrators5612
Student Teachers5641

Management Support - Series 6000

  Financial Planning and Management Policy #
Program Planning, Budget Preparation, Adoption and Implementation6000
System of Funds and Accounts6020
Interfund Loans6021
Minimum Fund Balance6022
Financial Reports6030
Financial Reports  
Revenues from Local, State and Federal Sources6100
District Fundraising Activities6102
Rental or Lease of District Real Property6112
Investment of Funds6120
Purchasing: Authorization and Control6210
Charge Cards6212
Reimbursement for Travel Expenses 6213
Voucher Certification and Approval 6215
Reimbursement for Goods and Services: Warrants 6216
Bid Requirements 6220
Food and Beverage Consumption6240
Cellular Telephones 6250
Risk Management  
Risk Management 6500
Staff Safety 6511
Infection Control Program 6512
Insurance 6530
Property and Data Management 6570
Transportation 6600
Student Safety Walking, Biking and Riding Buses to School 6605
Video Cameras on School Buses 6608
Supplemental Transportation 6620
Private Vehicle Transportation 6625
Driver Training and Responsibility 6630
Nutrition and Physical Fitness  
Nutrition and Physical Fitness6700
Safety, Operations and Maintenance of School Property  
Safety, Operations and Maintenance of School Property6800
Capital Assets and Theft-Sensitive Assets6801
Energy Management Education and Conservation6810
Disposal of Surplus Equipment and/or Materials6881
State Environmental Policy Act Compliance6890
Pesticide and Herbicide Notification, Posting and Record Keeping6895
Construction Financing6910
Construction Design6920
Architect and Engineering Services6925
Contractor Assurances, Surety Bonds and Insurance6950
Maintenance of Facilities Records6955
Acceptance of Completed Project6959
Naming Schools and Facilities6970


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