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SECTION 1 – SCHOOL DISTRICT ORGANIZATION

1:10 School District Legal Status
1:20 District Organization, Operations, and Cooperative Agreements
1:30 School District Philosophy

SECTION 2 – BOARD OF EDUCATION

Governance
2:10 School District Governance
2:20 Powers and Duties of the Board of Education; Indemnification

Board Member
2:30 School District Elections
2:40 Board Member Qualifications
2:50 Board Member Term of Office
2:60 Board Member Removal from Office
2:70 Vacancies on the Board of Education - Filling Vacancies
        2:70-E Exhibit - Checklist for Filling Vacancies by Appointment
2:80 Board Member Oath and Conduct
        
2:80-E Exhibit - Board Member Code of Conduct
2:100 Board Member Conflict of Interest
2:105 Ethics and Gift Ban
2:110 Qualifications, Term, and Duties of Board Officers
2:120 Board Member Development
        
2:120-E2 Exhibit - Website Listing of Development and Training Completed by Board Members
2:125 Board Member Expenses

Board Relationships
2:130 Board-Superintendent Relationship
2:140 Communications To and From the Board
        2:140-E Exhibit - Guidance for Board Member Communications, Including Email Use
2:150 Committees
2:160 Board Attorney
        
2:160-E Exhibit – Checklist for Selecting a Board Attorney
2:170 Procurement of Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Services

Board Meetings
2:200 Types of Board of Education Meetings
2:210 Organizational Board of Education Meeting
2:220 Board of Education Meeting Procedure
2:230 Public Participation at Board of Education Meetings and Petitions to the Board

Board Policy
2:240 Board Policy Development
        
2:240-E1 Exhibit - Press Issue Updates
        
2:240-E2 Exhibit - Developing Local Policy

Board Records
2:250 Access to District Public Records

Uniform Grievance Procedure
2:260 Uniform Grievance Procedure

Section 2 Table of Contents

SECTION 3 – GENERAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION

3:10 Goals and Objectives
3:20 Organizational Chart
3:30 Chain of Command
3:40 Superintendent
3:50 Administrative Personnel Other Than the Superintendent
3:60 Administrative Responsibility of the Building Principal
3:70 RESERVED

SECTION 4 – OPERATIONAL SERVICES

Fiscal and Business
4:10 Fiscal and Business Management
4:15 Identity Protection
4:20 RESERVED
4:30 Revenue and Investments
4:40 Incurring Debt
4:45 Insufficient Fund Checks and Debt Recovery
4:50 Payment Procedures
4:55 Use of Credit and Procurement Cards
4:60 Purchases and Contracts
4:70 Resource Conservation
4:80 Accounting and Audits
4:90 Activity Funds
4:100 Insurance Management


Operations
4:110 Transportation
4:120 Food Services
4:130 Free and Reduced-Price Food Services
4:140 Waiver of Student Fees
4:150 Facility Management and Building Programs
4:160 Environmental Quality of Buildings and Grounds

Safety and Security
4:170 Safety
4:175 Convicted Child Sex Offender; Criminal Background Check and/or Screen; Notifications
4:180 RESERVED

SECTION 5 – PERSONNEL

General Personnel
5:10 Equal Employment Opportunity and Minority Recruitment
5:20 Workplace Harassment Prohibited
5:30 Hiring Process and Criteria
5:35 Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act
5:40 Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease
5:50 Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace; Tobacco Prohibition
5:60 Expenses
5:80 Court Duty
5:90 Abused and Neglected Child Reporting
5:100 Staff Development Program
5:110 RESERVED
5:120 Ethics and Conduct
5:125 Personal Technology and Social Media; Usage and Conduct
5:130 Responsibilities Concerning Internal Information
5:140 Solicitations By or From Staff
5:150 Personnel Records
5:170 Copyright
5:180 Temporary Illness or Temporary Incapacity
5:185 Family and Medical Leave

Professional Personnel
5:190 Teacher Qualifications
5:200 Terms and Conditions of Employment and Dismissal
5:210 Resignations
5:220 Substitute Teachers
5:230 Maintaining Student Discipline
5:240 Suspension
5:250 Leaves of Absence
5:260 Student Teachers

Educational Support Personnel
5:270 Employment At-Will, Compensation, and Assignment
5:280 Duties and Qualifications
5:285 Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers
5:290 Employment Termination and Suspensions

5:300 Schedules and Employment Year
5:310 RESERVED
5:320 Evaluation
5:330 Sick Days, Vacation, Holidays, and Leaves

SECTION 6 – INSTRUCTION

Philosophy and Goals
6:10 Educational Philosophy and Objectives
6:15 School Accountability

Educational Calendar and Organization
6:20 School Year Calendar and Day
6:30 Organization of Instruction

Curriculum
6:40 Curriculum Development
6:50 School Wellness
6:60 Curriculum Content
6:65 Student Social and Emotional Development
6:70 RESERVED
6:80 Teaching About Controversial Issues
6:100 Using Animals in the Educational Program

Special Programs
6:110 Programs for Students At Risk of Academic Failure and/or Dropping Out of School and Graduation Incentives Program
6:120 Education of Children with Disabilities
6:130 Program for the Gifted
6:140 Education of Homeless Children
6:145 RESERVED
6:150 Home and Hospital Instruction
6:160 RESERVED
6:170 Title I Programs
6:180 RESERVED
6:185 Remote Educational Program
6:190 Extracurricular and Co-Curricular Activities

Instructional Resources
6:210 Instructional Materials

6:220 Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) Program; Responsible Use and Conduct
6:230 Library Media Program
6:235 Access to Electronic Networks
6:240 Field Trips
6:250 Community Resource Persons and Volunteers
6:255 Assemblies and Ceremonies
6:260 Complaints About Curriculum, Instructional Materials, and Programs

Guidance and Counseling
6:270 Guidance and Counseling Program

Achievement
6:280 Grading and Promotion
6:290 RESERVED
6:300 Graduation Requirements
6:310 High School Credit for Non-District Experiences; Course Substitutions; Re-Entering Students
6:315 RESERVED
6:320 High School Credit for Proficiency
6:330 Achievement and Awards

6:340 Student Testing and Assessment Program

SECTION 7 – STUDENTS

Equity
7:10 Equal Educational Opportunities
        7:10-E Exhibit - Equal Educational Opportunities Within the School Community
7:15 Student and Family Privacy Rights
7:20 Harassment of Students Prohibited

Assignment and Admission
7:30 Student Assignment
7:40 RESERVED
7:50 School Admissions and Student Transfers To and From Non-District Schools
7:60 Residence

Attendance
7:70 Attendance and Truancy
7:80 Release Time for Religious Instruction/Observance
7:90 Release During School Hours
7:100 Health, Eye, and Dental Examinations; Immunizations; and Exclusion of Students

Rights and Responsibilities
7:130 Student Rights and Responsibilities
7:140 Search and Seizure
7:150 Agency and Police Interviews
7:160 Student Appearance
7:165 RESERVED
7:170 Vandalism
7:180 Prevention of and Response to Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment
7:182 Closed Campus
7:185 Teen Dating Violence Prohibited

7:190 Student Behavior
7:200 Suspension Procedures
7:210 Expulsion Procedures
7:220 Bus Conduct
7:230 Misconduct by Students with Disabilities
7:232 Behavioral Intervention
7:240 Conduct Code for Participants in Extracurricular Activities

Welfare Services
7:250 Student Support Services
7:260 Exemption from Physical Activity
7:270 Administering Medicines to Students
7:275 RESERVED
7:280 Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease
7:285 Food Allergy Management Program
7:290 Suicide and Depression Awareness and Prevention

Activities
7:300 Extracurricular Athletics
7:305 Student Athlete Concussions and Head Injuries
7:310 Restrictions on Publications
7:325 Student Fundraising Activities
7:330 Student Use of Buildings - Equal Access

Records
7:340 Student Records

Section 7 Table of Contents

SECTION 8 – COMMUNITY RELATIONS

8:10 Connection with the Community
8:20 Community Use of School Facilities
8:25 Advertising and Distributing Materials in Schools Provided by Non-School Related Entities
8:30 Visitors to and Conduct on School Property
8:70 Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities
8:80 Gifts to the District
8:90 Parent Organizations and Booster Clubs
8:95 Parental Involvement
8:100 Relations with Other Organizations and Agencies
8:110 Public Suggestions and Concerns

 

 

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