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Policy Manual


Chapter 1 - BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • PDF 1.00 - Mission Statement
  • PDF 1.01 - Educational Philosphy Goals and Objectives
  • PDF 1.02 - School and Board of Directors Legal Status
  • PDF 1.03 - Formulation, Amendment, Dissemination, and Update of Policies
  • PDF 1.04 - Membership and Election of Board of Directors
  • PDF 1.05 - Major Functions of Board of Directors
  • PDF 1.06 - Authority and Functions of Board of Directors Members
  • PDF 1.07 - Board Member Conflict of Interest
  • PDF 1.08 - Compensation of Board of Directors Members
  • PDF 1.09 - Officers of the Board of Directors
  • PDF 1.10 - Appointment of the Fiscal Officer
  • PDF 1.11 - Job Description - Fiscal Officer
  • PDF 1.13 - Incapacity of Fiscal Officer
  • PDF 1.14 - Committees
  • PDF 1.15 - Board of Directors Meetings
  • PDF 1.16 - Public Participation at Board of Directors Meetings
  • PDF 1.17 - Board of Directors Conferences, Conventions and Workshops
  • PDF 1.18 - Board of Directors -Staff Communications
Chapter 2 - ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATION/PERSONNEL

  • PDF 2.00 - Appontment of Superintendent
  • PDF 2.03 - Incapacity of the Superintendent
  • PDF 2.06 - Administrative Staff Reduction in Force
  • PDF 2.07 - Administrative Vacations
Chapter 3 - GENERAL PERSONNEL

  • PDF 3.00 - Equal Employment Opportunity
  • PDF 3.01 - Verification of Employment Eligibility
  • PDF 3.03 - Physical Examination TB Screening
  • PDF 3.05 - Staff Conduct
  • PDF 3.06 - Staff Participation in Political Activities and Levy Campaigns
  • PDF 3.07 - Professional Staff Development
  • PDF 3.08 - Democratic - Ethical Principles
  • PDF 3.09 - Alcohol and Drug-Free Schools
  • PDF 3.11 - Report of New Hires
  • PDF 3.14 - Assault Leave
  • PDF 3.15 - Employee Medical Information
  • PDF 3.16 - Jury Duty
Chapter 4 - INSTRUCTIONAL PERSONNEL

  • PDF 4.01 - Employment of Substitute Teaching Staff
  • PDF 4.04 - Evaluation of School Counselors
Chapter 5 - CLASSIFIED PERSONNEL

  • PDF 5.01 - Employment of Substitutes
Chapter 6 - PUPIL PERSONNEL

  • PDF 6.00 - Compulsory School Attendance
  • PDF 6.01 - Academic Acceleration, Early Entrance to K & Early HS
  • PDF 6.021 - Admission Policy
  • PDF 6.06 - Homeless Students
  • PDF 6.07 - Married and Pregnant Students
  • PDF 6.09 - Habitual Truancy Intervention strategies
  • PDF 6.10 - Student Attendance Accounting - Missing Children
  • PDF 6.12 - Withdrawal from School
  • PDF 6.13 - Grading Systems
  • PDF 6.15 - Graduation - Diploma Requirements
  • PDF 6.16 - Student Records
  • PDF 6.18 - Student Discipline Procedures
  • PDF 6.19 - Code of Student Conduct
  • PDF 6.21 - Drug and Alcohol Abuse (Drug-Free Schools)
  • PDF 6.22 - Counterfeit or Look-Alike Drugs
  • PDF 6.23 - Hazing
  • PDF 6.24 - Student Dress Code
  • PDF 6.25 - Anti-Gang Policy
  • PDF 6.26 - Dangerous Weapons in the Schools, Bomb Threats and Violent Conduct
  • PDF 6.28 - Interrogations and Searches
  • PDF 6.29 - Student Health and Safety
  • PDF 6.30 - Immunization
  • PDF 6.31 - Student Health Services and First Aid
  • PDF 6.33 - Use of Tobacco
  • PDF 6.34 - Administering Medication to Students
  • PDF 6.35 - Asthma Medication and Epinephrine Auto Injectors
  • PDF 6.36 - Emergency Medical Authorization
  • PDF 6.37 - Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect
  • PDF 6.38 - Fire and Tornado Warning Drills
  • PDF 6.39 - Student Fund Raising
  • PDF 6.40 - Transportation
  • PDF 6.41 - Student Conduct on School Buses
  • PDF 6.43 - Corporal Punishment
  • PDF 6.45 - Transportation of Students in Board Owned Vehicles
  • PDF 6.46 - Restraint and Seclusion
  • PDF 6.48 - Computer and Internet Acceptable Usage Policy
  • PDF 6.49 - Students with Food Allergies
  • PDF 6.50 - Diabetes Care
  • PDF 6.51 - C.P.R. Training
  • PDF 6.52 - Provision of Computer Policy
  • PDF 6.53 - Delinquent Child and Related Court Records
  • PDF 6.54 - Screening of Beginning Pupils
Chapter 7 - INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM

  • PDF 7.00 - Equal Educational Opportunity
  • PDF 7.04 - Promotion Placement and Retention
  • PDF 7.05 - Remediation - Intervention Program for Reading Skills
  • PDF 7.06 - Diagnostic Assessments
  • PDF 7.07 - Special Accommodations for Student Assessments
  • PDF 7.08 - Achievement Testing Policies
  • PDF 7.13 - Special Education Program
  • PDF 7.14 - Gifted Education Program
  • PDF 7.16 - Academic Prevention-Intervention Services
  • PDF 7.17 - Extracurricular Activities
  • PDF 7.19 - Interscholastic Athletics
  • PDF 7.20 - Student Organizations
  • PDF 7.21 - Field Trips
  • PDF 7.22 - Facilities
  • PDF 7.27 - College Credit Plus
  • PDF 7.28 - Guidance Program
  • PDF 7.30 - Screenings, Surveys, Physical Examinations, and Instructional Materials
  • PDF 7.31 - Parent Participation in Title I Programs
  • PDF 7.32 - Credit Flexibility
  • PDF 7.35 - Advanced Standing Program
  • PDF 7.36 - Career Advising
Chapter 8 - FISCAL MANAGEMENT

  • PDF 8.00 - Budget Planning and Appropriations Measure
  • PDF 8.04 - Tax Sheltered Annuities and Deferred Compensation Plans
  • PDF 8.08 - Expense Reimbursements
  • PDF 8.09 - Cell Phone Usage
  • PDF 8.10 - Uniform Federal Grant Guidance
  • PDF 8.12 - Time and Effort Reporting
  • PDF 8.13 - Procurement with Federal Grants/Funds
Chapter 9 - MISCELLANEOUS

  • PDF 9.00 - Community Relations Program
  • PDF 9.01 - Parental Involvement in Education
  • PDF 9.02 - School Visitors
  • PDF 9.05 - Emergency Closings
  • PDF 9.06 - Personal Information Systems
  • PDF 9.07 - Public Records
  • PDF 9.09 - Harassment and Violence
  • PDF 9.12 - Racial, Ethnic, National Origin Harassment & Discrimination Policy Covering Employees
  • PDF 9.13 - Racial, Ethnic, National Origin Harassment & Discrimination Policy Covering Students
  • PDF 9.14 - Smoke Free Schools
  • PDF 9.15 - Food Sale Standards and Services
  • PDF 9.17 - Bloodborne Pathogens
  • PDF 9.21 - Report of Serious Violations
  • PDF 9.24 - Records Retention and Disposal Schedule
  • PDF 9.26 - Emergency Management Plan
  • PDF 9.27 - Prohibition and Reporting of Sexual Abuse
  • PDF 9.29 - Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying
  • PDF 9.31 - Health and Safety in School Buildings
  • PDF 9.37 - Child Find