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Policy Table of Contents
SECTION 100: POLICIES DEALING WITH
DISTRICT ORGANIZATION
Educational Philosophy of the District
Educational Goals of the District
Equal Educational Opportunities
School Census
State and North Central Accreditation
SECTION 200: POLICIES DEALING WITH
THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Section 201: Legal Statutes of the District
Legal Statutes of the District
Methods of Operation
Powers and Responsibilities
Section 202: School Board Meetings
Time Schedules for Regular Meetings
Presiding Officers
Agenda Order of Business--Regular Meetings
Public Comment Guidelines at Meetings
Meeting Guidelines
Construction of Agenda
Special Meetings
Quorum
Voting
Minutes
Public Hearings
Work Session and Retreats
Board-School District Records
Closed Sessions
Methods of Giving Notice of Meetings
Section 203: School Board Membership
Board Membership Composition
Terms of Office
Individual Members
Board Member Absence
Bonding Officers
Conflict of Interest
Board Vacancies
Code of Ethics
Section 204: School Board Organization
Officers of the Board
Committees of the Board
Volunteers and Support Groups
Advisory Committees
Section 205: School Board Member Services
School Board In-Service
School Board Reimbursement
School Board Membership in Professional Organizations
Use of Legal Counsel
Section 206: School Board Policy Process
Adoption and Amendment of Policies
Adoption and Amendment of Administrative Procedures
Suspension of Policies
Official Record of Board Policies
SECTION 300: POLICIES DEALING WITH
ADMINISTRATION
Administrative Operations
Superintendent of Schools
Federal Funds--Superintendent as District Representative
Decisions in the Absence of Board Policy
Principals of Schools
Administrator, Supervisor, Coordinator, or Director Evaluation
SECTION 400: POLICIES DEALING WITH
PERSONNEL
Section 401: Certificated Staff
Certification and Endorsements
Teacher Evaluation
Reduction in Force
Substitute Teachers
Student Teachers
Professional Growth
Professional Growth Requirements
Expenses for Employee Travel
Tutoring
Teacher Organization Rights
Teacher Organization Agreement
Negotiations
Certificated Staff--Benefits and Working Conditions
Staff Responsibility for Student Conduct
Child Abuse Reporting
Child Abuse Reporting Regulations
Certificated Employees--Resignation and Contract Release
Complaint Procedure on School Personnel
Certificated Staff Advancement on the Salary Schedule
Section 402: Classified Staff
Classified Personnel
Classified Personnel Selection
Section 403: Leaves and Absences
Vacations and Holidays
Unauthorized Leave
Long-Term Leave of Absence
Administrative Procedures for Staff Absences
Family Leave
Military and Family Military Leave
Section 404: Terms of Employment
Recruitment and Selection
Conditions of Employment
Fair Employment Practices
Americans with Disabilities Act
Orientation
Personnel Records
Release of Employee Credit Information
Notice of Vacancies
Job Descriptions
Separation of Employment
Part-Time Personnel
Solicitating and Selling by Employees
Private Use of School Facilities and Equipment by Employees
Recognition of Service of Employees
Drug-Free Employees and Environment
Administrative Procedure for Drug-Free Employees
Formal Complaint Procedures
Board Communication with Employees
Gifts to School Personnel
Workmans' Compensation
School Parent Groups
Privacy of Protected Health Information
Conflict of Interest
Family Member Employment
Harassment by Employees
Administrative Procedure for Harassment by Employees
Social Security Numbers
Wage and Deduction Information
SECTION 500: POLICIES DEALING WITH
STUDENTS
Section 501: Student Activities
Student Extracurricular Activities
Guidelines for Student Organizations
Board Support of Student Publications
Practice and Meeting Time Restrictions
Field Trips and Community Service Activities
Student Fees
Administrative Procedures for Student Fees
Student Organizations
Student Activity Eligibility
Student Government
Student Publications
Student Fund Raising
Student Performances
Student Physicals for Athletics
Title IX
Class Gifts to School
Section 502: Student Admissions
Admission Requirements--Immunizations, Birth Certificates, and Physicals
Placement of Students
Admission Under Missing Children Act
Home Schooling and Rule 13 Students
Option Enrollment
Administrative Procedure for Option Enrollment (Policy 502.5)
Student Transfers and Withdrawals
Exchange Students and Programs
Homeless Children and Youth
Homeless Education Program
Tuition Students
Student Admission and Residency
Custody and Parental Rights
Married or Pregnant Students
Equal Opportunities for Students
Full Time and Part Time Enrollment
Section 503: Student Attendance
Compulsory Attendance
Student Attendance Records
Student Absences--Excused
Attendance and Excessive Absenteeism
Ages of Attendance
Discontinuance of Enrollment Under Age 7
Section 504: Student Discipline
Disciplinary and Corrective Measures for Students
Use of Corporal Punishment
Student Discipline
Illegal Substances--Drugs and Alcohol
Information Concerning Drug and Alcohol Programs
Use of Breathalyzer
Fines for Lost or Damaged Items
Student Due Process Rights
Student Freedom of Expression
Student Detention
Student Appearance
Searches, Seizures, and Arrests
Student Lockers
Harassment by Students
Administrative Procedures for Harassment by Students
Anti-Bullying
Dating Violence
Section 505: Student Health
Student Illness or Injury at School
Administration of Medication to Students
Student Health and Immunization Checkups
Contagious and Communicable Diseases
Eye Protective Devices
Student Wellness
Student Wellness Administrative Regulations
Concussions
Student Allergies
Section 506: Student Records
Student Records
Administrative Procedures for Policy 506.1 Student Records
Release of Directory Information
Student Production of Items for Community Organizations or Groups
Grading Guidelines
SECTION 600: POLICIES DEALING WITH
INSTRUCTION
Section 601: General Organization of Instruction
School Calendar
School Year/Day--Instructional Time
Section 602: Alternate Programs
Multi-Cultural Education
Alternate Education Program for Expelled Students
Mini-Grant Support Program
Special Education Policies
Section 603: Instructional Programs
Challenges to Instructional or Library Materials
Administrative Procedures for Materials Challenges
Criteria for Selecting Library Materials
Selection of Textbooks and Instructional Materials
Evaluation of the Instructional Program
Graduation Requirements
Standardized Testing and Assessments
Internet Safety
Movies and Videos
Ceremonies and Observances
Assessments--Adopt State Standards
Section 611: Academic Achievement
Student Progress Reports
Class Ranking and Grade Point Average
Grading Scale
SECTION 700: POLICIES DEALING WITH
DISTRICT BUSINESS OPERATION
Section 701: Financial Operations
Annual Budgeting
Borrowing Money--Loans
Investing District Funds
School District Expenditures
capital Outlay Equipment
Formal Bidding Procedures
Relations with Vendors
Local Purchasing
Senior Citizen Activity Passes
Paying for Goods and Services
Credit Cards
Monies in School Buildings
Petty Cash
District Funds Accounts
Student Activities Funds
Materials and Supplies Fees
Declaration of Surplus Property
Gifts, Grants, and Bequests
Insurance
Fund Raisers
Advertising and Promotions
Facility and Maintenance Funds
Use of School Fax Machines
Use of School Photocopiers
Use of School Telephones
Use of School Cell Phones
Bank Accounts
Auditing
Financial Bonds
NCLB
Use of Public Resources
Contracting for Services
Fund Balance Reporting
Section 702: Safety and Security
Security--School Keys for Employees
Security Incidents--Reporting and Handling
Emergency Plans
Employee Safety Plan
Asbestos Control
Law Enforcement Agency Investigations
Sexual Harassment--Students and Staff
Security Equipment
Display of Student Work
Safety and Security
SECTION 800: POLICIES DEALING WITH
SUPPORT SERVICES
Section 801: Food Service
Food Service Program
Free and Reduced Lunches
Collection of Lunch Funds
Administrative Procedures for the Collection of Meal Funds
Section 802: Transportation
Student Travel for Activities and Events
Transportation Services
Bus Safety Program
Vehicle Driver Requirements
Safe Pupil Transportation Guidelines
SECTION 900: POLICIES DEALING WITH
BUILDINGS AND SITES
Operation and Maintenance of Plant
Use of School Facilities
Facility and Site Planning
SECTION 1000: POLICIES DEALING WITH
COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Visitors in School
Parental Involvement in Education
Title I Annual Meeting
Annual Report and Public Communication
Public Access to School Records/Information
Reporting to Parents and Guardians
Custody and Parental Rights
Records Management and Disposition
Public Examination of School District Records

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