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Board Policies and Procedures

  0000 Planning
  1000 The Board of Directors
  2000 Instruction
  3000 Students
  4000 Community Relations
  5000 Personnel
  6000 Management Support
0100 Commitment to Planning
0300 Planning Process
  Procedure 0300P
0500 Components of the District's Plan
0510 Vision Statement
0520 Beliefs
0530 Mission
0550 Goals, Objectives and Strategies
0560 District Action Plans
0700 Plan Evaluation
  Procedure 0700P


1000 Legal Status and Operation 
1005 Key Functions of the Board


1105 Director Districts
  Procedure 1105P
1110 Election
  Procedure 1110P
1111 Oath of Office
1112 Director Orientation
1113 Board Member Residency
1114 Board Member Resignation and Vacancy
  Procedure 1114P

Board Organization

1210 Annual Organizational Meeting 
1220 Board Officers and Duties of Board Members
1225 School Director Legislative Program
1240 Committees

Methods of Governance

1310 Policy Adoption, Manuals and Administrative Procedures
1320 Suspension of a Policy
Administration in the Absence of Policy and Procedure


1400 Meeting Conduct, Order of Business, and Quorum
  Procedure 1400P
1410 Executive or Closed Sessions
1420 Proposed Agenda and Consent Agenda
  Procedure 1420P
1440 Minutes
1450 Absence of a Board Member

Principles of Operation

1610 Conflicts of Interest 2nd Class Districts
1620 The Board-Superintendent Relationship
  Procedure 1620P
1630 Evaluation of the Superintendent

Board Member Benefits

1731 Board Member Expenses
  Procedure 1731P
1732 Board Member Insurance
1733 Board Member Compensation
  Procedure 1733P

Board Development

1805 Open Government Trainings
1810 Annual Governance Goals and Objectives
1815 Ethical Conduct for School Directors
1820 Board Self-Assessment
  Procedure 1820P
1822 Training and Development for Board Members
1825 Addressing School Director Violations
1830 Participation in School Boards' Association

Program Development and Resources

2000 Student Learning Goals
2004 Accountability Goals
2005 School Improvement Plans 
2020 Course Design, Selection and Adoption of Instructional Materials
  Procedure 2020P
2021 Library Information and Technology Programs
  Procedure 2021P
2022 Electronic Resources and Internet Safety
  Procedure 2022P
  Form 2022F
2023 Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy
  Form 2023F
  Form 2023F2
  Form 2023F3
  Form 2023F4
2024 Online Learning
  Procedure 2024P
2025 Copyright Compliance
  Procedure 2025P
2027 District Ownership of Staff-Created Work
  Procedure 2027P
2029 Animals as Part of the Instructional Program
  Procedure 2029P
2030 Service Animals in Schools 
  Procedure 2030P
2090 Program Evaluation 
  Procedure 2090P

Learning Programs and Supports

2100 Educational Opportunities for Military Children
  Procedure 2100P
2104 Federal and/or State Funded Special Instructional Programs
  Procedure 2104P
2106 Program Compliance
2107 Comprehensive Early Literacy Plan
2108 Learning Assistance Program
2110 Transitional Bilingual Instruction Program
  Procedure 2110P
2121 Substance Abuse Programs
  Procedure 2121P
2124 Physical Education and Health Classes
  Procedure 2124P
2125 Sexual Health Education
  Procedure 2125P
2126 HIV-AIDS Prevention Education
2140 Guidance and Counseling
  Procedure 2140P
2145 Suicide Prevention
  Procedure 2145P
2150 Co-Curricular Program
  Procedure 2150P
2151 Interscholastic Activities
  Procedure 2151P
2153 Non-Curriculum Related Student Groups
  Procedure 2153P
2161 Special Education and Related Services for Eligible Students
  Procedure 2161P
2162 Education of Students With Disabilities Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  Procedure 2162P
2163 Response to Intervention
  Procedure 2163P
2165 Home or Hospital Instruction
  Procedure 2165P
2170 Career and Technical Education
  Procedure 2170P
2178 Traffic Safety Education
  Procedure 2178P
2190 Highly Capable Programs
  Procedure 2190P
2195 Academic Acceleration
  Procedure 2195P

School Organization

2220 School Calendar
2240 Summer School
2230 Transition to Kindergarten Program
2255 Alternative Learning Experience Courses
  Procedure 2255P

Program Supplements

2320 Field Trips, Excursions and Outdoor Education
  Procedure 2320P
2331 Controversial Issues-Guest Speakers
2333 Flag Exercises
2336 Required Observances (Veterans Day, Constitution Day, Temperance and Good Citizenship Day, Disability History Month)
2337 Disability History Month
2340 Religious-Related Activities and Practices

Requirements and Assessments

2402 English Language Arts Mastery-Based Credit
  Procedure 2402P
2403 Math Mastery-Based Credit
  Procedure 2403P
2404 Science Mastery-Based Credit
  Procedure 2404P
2405 Social Studies Mastery-Based Credit
  Procedure 2405P
2406 The Arts Mastery-Based Credit
  Procedure 2406P
2407 Health and Physical Education Mastery-Based Credit
  Procedure 2407P
2408 Integrated Environmental and Sustainability Education Mastery-Based Credit
  Procedure 2408P
2409 Credit for Competency-Proficiency
  Procedure 2409P
2410 High School Graduation Requirements
  Procedure 2410P
2411 Certificate of Educational Competency
2412 Diplomas for Veterans
2413 Equivalency Credit Opportunities
2414 Community Service
  Procedure 2414P
2415 Performance-Based Pathway for High School Graduation
  Procedure 2415P
2418 Waiver of High School Graduation Credits
  Procedure 2418P
  Form 2418F
2420 Grading and Progress Reports
  Procedure 2420P
2421 Promotion and Retention
  Procedure 2421P
Admission and Attendance
3110 Qualifications of Attendance and Placement
  Procedure 3110P
3112 Social Emotional Climate
  Procedure 3112P
3114 Part-time, Home-based, or Off-campus students
  Procedure 3114P
3115 Homeless Students- Enrollment Rights and Services
  Procedure 3115P
3116 Students in Foster Care
  Procedure 3116P
3120 Enrollment
  Procedure 3120P
3122 Excused and Unexcused Absences
Procedure 3122P
3123 Withdrawal Prior to Graduation
3124 Removal/Release of Students During School Hours
  Procedure 3124P
3126 Child  Custody
3131 District Attendance Area Transfers
3140 Release of Resident Students
3141 Nonresident Students
3142 International Student Exchange
  Procedure 3142P
3143 Notification and Dissemination of Information about Student Offenses and Notification of Threats of Violence or Harm
  Procedure 3143P

Rights and Responsibilities

3205 Sexual Harassment of Students Prohibited
  Procedure 3205P
3207 Prohibition of Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying
  Procedure 3207P
  Procedure 3210P
3211 Gender-Inclusive
  Procedure 3211P
3220 Freedom of Expression
  Procedure 3220P
3223 Freedom of Assembly
3224 Student Dress
  Procedure 3224P
3225 School-Based Threat Assessment
  Procedure 3225P
3226 Interviews and Interrogations of Students on School Premises
  Procedure 3226P
3230 Student Privacy and Searches
  Procedure 3230P
3231 Student Records
  Procedure 3231P
3232 Parent and Student Rights in Administration of Surveys, Analysis or Evaluation
  Procedure 3232P
3235 Protection of Student Personal Information
  Procedure 3235P
3241 Student Discipline
  Procedure 3241P
3241 F1 & F2 Form 3241F1 & F2
3242 Closed Campus
3243 Student Driving
  Procedure 3243P
3244 Prohibition of Corporal Punishment
3245 Students and Telecommunication Devices
  Procedure 3245P
3246 Restraint, Isolation and Other Uses of Reasonable Force
  Procedure 3246P

Student Welfare

3410 Student Health
3411 Accommodating Students with Seizure Disorders
3412 Automated External Defribillators (AED)
  Procedure 3412P
3413 Student Immunizations and Life-Threatening Health Conditions
  Procedure 3413P
3414 Infectious Disease
  Procedure 3414P
3415 Accommodating Students with Diabetes
3416 Medication at School
  Procedure 3416P
3417 Catheterization
  Procedure 3417P
3418 Response to Student Injury or Illness
  Procedure 3418P
3419 Self-Administration of Asthma and Anaphylaxis Medications
  Procedure 3419P
3420 Anaphylaxis Prevention
  Procedure 3420P
3421 Child Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Prevention
  Procedure 3421P
3422 Student Sports-Concussion, Head Injury and Sudden Cardiac Arrest
  Procedure 3422P
3423 Parental Administration of Marijuana for Medical Purposes
3432 Emergencies
  Procedure 3432P

Student Activities

3510 Associated Student Bodies
  Procedure 3510P
3515 Student Incentives
  Procedure 3515P
3520 Student Fees, Fines, or Charges
  Procedure 3520P
3530 Fundraising Activities Involving Students
  Procedure 3530P

Communication with the Public

4000 Public Information Program
  Procedure 4000P
4020 Confidential Communications
4040 Public Access to District Records
  Procedure 4040P
4060 Distribution of Materials
  Procedure 4060P

Public Participation in the Schools

4110 Citizen Advisory Committees and Task Forces
  Procedure 4110P
4120 School Support Organizations
  Procedure 4120P
4129 Family Involvement
4130 Title I Parent Involvement

Public Access to Schools, Staff and Students

4200 Safe and Orderly Learning Environment
  Procedure 4200P
4210 Regulation of Dangerous Weapons on School Premises
4215 Use of Tobacco, Nicotine Products and Delivery Devices
4217 Effective Communication
  Procedure 4217P
  Form 4217F
4218 Language Access
  Procedure 4218P
4220 Complaints Concerning Staff or Programs
  Procedure 4220P
4235 Public Performances
4237 Contests, Advertising and Promotions
4260 Use of Facilities
  Procedure 4260P
4265 Community Education Program

Relations with Other Agencies and Schools

4300 Limiting Immigration Enforcement in Schools
  Procedure 4300P
4310 District Relationships with Law Enforcement and other Government Agencies
4311 School Safety and Security Services Program 4311
  Procedure 4311P
4315 Release of Information Concerning Sexual and Kidnapping Offenders
4320 Cooperative Program with Other Districts, Public Agencies, Private Schools and Daycare Agencies
4400 Election Activities
  Procedure 4400P
4500 Unmanned Aircraft System and Model Aircraft
4600 Spectator and Sportmanship

Recruitment and Personnel Selection

5000 Recruitment and Selection of Staff
  Procedure 5000P
5001 Hiring of Retired School Employees
5004 Infection Control Program
  Procedure 5004P
5005 Employment: Disclosures, Certification Requirements, Assurances and Approval
5006 Certification Revocation
5010 Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action
  Procedure 5010P
5011 Sexual Harassment of District Staff Prohibited
  Procedure 5011P
5020 Collective Bargaining
5021 Conflicts Between Policy and Bargaining Agreements
5050 Contracts

Employment Practices

5201 Drug-Free Schools, Community and Workplace
5202 Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Mandated Drug and Alcohol Testing Program
  Procedure 5202P
5203 Staff Assistance Program
5222 Job-Sharing Staff Member
5231 Length of Work Day
  Procedure 5231P
5240 Evaluation of Staff
5251 Conflicts of Interest
5252 Staff Participation in Political Activities
5253 Maintaining Professional Staff/Student Boundaries
  Procedure 5253P
  Form 5253F1
5254 Staff Expression
  Procedure 5254P
5260 Personnel Records
  Procedure 5260P
5270 Resolution of Staff Complaints
  Procedure 5270P
5271 Reporting Improper Governmental Action (Whistleblower Protection)
  Procedure 5271P
5280 Separation from Employment
5281 Disciplinary Action and Discharge


5310 Compensation
5315 Garnishment and Personal Credit Problems
  Procedure 5315P


5400 Personnel Leaves
5401 Sick Leave
5403 Emergency and Discretionary Leaves
5404 Family, Maternity and Military Caregiver Leaves
5406 Leave Sharing
  Procedure 5406P
5407 Military Leave
  Procedure 5407P
5408 Jury Duty and Subpoena Leave
5409 Unpaid Holidays for Reasons of Faith or Conscience
  Resolution 5409R
5410 Holidays
5411 Staff Vacations


5510 Retirement Programs
5515 Workforce Secondary Traumatic Stress
  Procedure 5515P
5520 Staff Development
  Procedure 5520P
5525 Professional, Civic and Service Organization Memberships

Auxiliary Personnel

5610 Substitute Employment
  Procedure 5610P
5612 Temporary Administrators
5630 Volunteers
  Procedure 5630P
5641 Student Teachers
  Procedure 5641P
5642 Administrative Internships
  Procedure 5642P

Financial Planning and Management

6000 Program Planning, Budget Preparation, Adoption and Implementation
  Procedure 6000P
6001 Fund Balance
6020 System of Funds and Accounts
  Procedure 6020P
6021 Interfund Loans
6022 Minimum Fund Balance
6030 Financial Reports
6040 Expenditures in Excess of Budget


6100 Revenues from Local, State and Federal Sources
6101 Federal Cash and Financial Management 
  Procedure 6101P
6102 District Fundraising Activities
  Procedure 6102P
6106 Allowable Costs for Federal Programs
  Procedure 6106P
6111 Tuition
6112 Rental or Lease of District Real Property
6114 Gifts or Donations
  Procedure 6114P
6120 Investment of Funds


6210 Purchasing: Authorization and Control
  Procedure 6210P
6212 Charge Cards
6213 Reimbursement for Travel Expenses
  Procedure 6213P
6215 Voucher Certification and Approval
  Procedure 6215P
6216 Reimbursement for Goods and Services:Warrants 
6217 Electronic Funds Transfer
6217P Electronic Funds Transfer Procedure
6220 Bid Requirements
  Procedure 6220P
6230 Relations with Vendors
6250 Cellular Telephones

Risk Management

6500 Risk Management
  Procedure 6500P
6511 Staff Safety
  Procedure 6511P
6513 Workplace Violence Prevention
  Procedure 6513P
6530 Insurance
6535 Student Insurance
6540 School District's Responsibility for Privately-Owned Property
6550 Capitalization Threshold for Leases and Subscription Based Information Technology Arrangements
6570 Property and Data Management
6580 Continuity of Operations Plan
  Procedures 6580P


6600 Transportation
  Procedure 6600P
6605 Student Safety Walking, Biking and Riding Buses to School
  Procedure 6605P
6608 Video Cameras on School Buses
  Procedures 6608P
6610 Video Surveillance
6620 Special Transportation
6625 Private Vehicle Transportation
6630 Driver Training and Responsibility
6640 School-Owned Vehicles
6690 Contracting for Transportation Services

Food Service

6700 Nutrition, Health, and Physical Fitness
  Procedure 6700P
6701 Recess and Physical Activity
  Procedure 6701P
6702 Wellness
  Procedure 6702P

School Property

6800 Safety, Operations and Maintenance of School Property
  Procedures 6800P
6801 Capital Assets/Theft-Sensitive Assets
  Procedure 6801P
6810 Energy Management, Education and Conservation
6815 Advertising on District Property
  Procedure 6815P
6881 Disposal of Surplus Equipment and/or Materials
  Procedure 6881P
6882 Sale of Real Property
6883 Closure of Facilities
6890 State Environmental Policy Act Compliance
6895 Pesticide Notification, Posting and Record Keeping
  Procedure 6895P

Capital Projects

6900 Facilities Planning
6905 Site Acquisition
6910 Construction Financing
6920 Construction Design
  Procedure 6920P
6925 Architect and Engineering Services
  Procedure 6925P
6950 Contractor Assurances, Surety Bonds and Insurance
6955 Maintenance of Facilities Records
6957 Change Orders
6959 Acceptance of Completed Project
6959P Acceptance of Completed Project Procedure
6970 Naming Schools and Facilities
  Procedure 6970P
6971 Works of Art