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District Policies

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DISTRICT POLICY BOOK:

The district policy book contains policies, regulations and exhibits that guide district staff in administering the total educational program.  To view our policies please click on the section title.

SECTION A – FOUNDATIONS AND BASIC COMMITMENTS

Section A contains policies, regulations and exhibits on the district’s legal role in providing public education and the basic principles underlying school board governance.  These policies provide a setting for all of the school board’s other policies and regulations.  Included in this section are policies on nondiscrimination, educational philosophy and accountability.

 

SECTION B – SCHOOL BOARD GOVERNANCE AND OPERATIONS

Section B contains policies, regulations and exhibits about the school board — how it is elected; how it is organized; how it conducts meetings and how it operates.  This section includes policies establishing the board’s internal operating procedures as well as policies on board communications and policy adoption.

 

SECTION C – GENERAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION

Section C contains policies, regulations and exhibits on school management, administrative organization and school building and department administration.  It includes the administrative aspects of special programs and system wide reforms such as school or site-based management.  It also contains personnel policies re­garding the superintendent, senior administrators (management team) and school principals.

 

SECTION D – FISCAL MANAGEMENT

Section D contains policies, regulations and exhibits on school finances and the management of funds. It includes policies on budget, banking, accounting, purchasing and payroll. Policies on the financing of school construction and renovation, however, are filed in Section F – Facilities Development.

 

SECTION E – SUPPORT SERVICES

Section E contains policies, regulations and exhibits on non-instructional services and programs, particularly those on business management, safety, building and grounds management, office services, transportation and food services. Also Included are policies on busing, fire drills, vandalism, data management and insurance programs.

 

SECTION F – FACILITIES PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Section F contains policies, regulations and exhibits on facility planning, financing, construction and renovation. It also includes the topics of temporary facilities, school closings, bond campaigns and naming facilities.

 

SECTION I – INSTRUCTION

Section I contains policies, regulations and exhibits on the instructional program. This section covers basic curricular subjects, special programs, instructional resources and academic achievement. It includes policies about the school year, school day, grading, graduation requirements, home schooling, school library and media center, textbook selection and adoption, field trips, teaching methods and school ceremonies.

 

SECTION K – SCHOOL-COMMUNITY-HOME RELATIONS

Section K contains policies, regulations and exhibits on parent and community involvement in schools. Except for policies concerning education agencies, statements on public sector relations with school districts also are located in this section. Policies found in this section include parents’ rights, public information and complaints, community use of school facilities, advertising in the schools and public information and communications.

 

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