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Sample School Policies

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SECTION A: FOUNDATIONS AND BASIC COMMITMENTS

AA
School District Legal Status
AC
Prohibition Against Illegal Discrimination and Harassment
AD
School District Mission Comprehensive School Improvement Plan
ADF
District Wellness Program
AF
Accountability/Commitment to Accomplishment
AH
Tobacco-Free District

SECTION B: SCHOOL BOARD GOVERNANCE AND OPERATIONS

BBA
School Board Powers and Duties
BBB
School Board Elections
BBBA
Board Member Qualifications
BBBB
School Board Ballot Issues
BBC
Board Member Resignation
BBD
Board Member Removal from Office
BBE
Unexpired Term Fulfillment/Vacancies
BBF
School Board Member Ethics
BBFA
Board Member Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure
BCA
Board Organizational Meeting
BCB
Board Officers
BCC
Appointed Board Officials
BCCA
MSBA Delegate and Alternate
BCE
Board Committees/Advisory Committees to the Board
BCG
School Attorney/Legal Services
BDA
Board Meetings
BDC
Closed Meetings, Records and Votes
BDDA
Notification of Board Meetings
BDDB
Agendas
BDDF
Voting Method
BDDG
Minutes
BDDG-R
Board Meeting Minutes
BDDH
Public Participation at Board Meetings
BDDL
Release of Information
BF
School Board Policy Process
BHA
New Board Member Orientation
BHD
Board Member Compensation and Expenses
BHE
Board Member Liability/Insurance
BI
School Board Legislative Program
BJ
School Board Memberships

SECTION C: GENERAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION

CB
School Superintendent
CBB
Recruitment and Appointment of the Superintendent
CBC
Superintendents Contract/Compensation and Benefits
CBG
Evaluation of the Superintendent
CF
School Building Administration
CFB
Evaluation of Principals
CGC
State and Federal Programs Administration
CH
Policy Implementation and Dissemination
CHCA
Handbooks

SECTION D: FISCAL MANAGEMENT

DA
Fiscal Responsibility
DB
Annual Budget
DBB
Fiscal Year
DC
Taxing and Borrowing Authority/Limitations
DCB
Political Campaigns
DD
Grants
DEA
Revenues from Tax Sources
DED
Disposition of Unbudgeted Revenue
DFA
Revenues from Investments/Use of Surplus Funds
DG
Depository of Funds
DGA
Authorized Signatures
DH
Bonded Employees and Officers
DI
Fiscal Accounting and Reporting/Accounting System
DIE
Audits
DJB
Petty Cash Accounts
DJF
Purchasing
DK
Payment Process
DLB
Salary Deductions
DLC
Expense Reimbursements
DN
Surplus District Property
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SECTION E: SUPPORT SERVICES

EB
Safety Program
EBAB
Hazardous Materials
EBAC
Integrated Pest Management
EBB
Communicable Diseases
EBBA
Illness and Injury Response and Prevention
EBC
Emergency Drills
EBCA
Crisis Intervention Plan
ECA
Building and Grounds Security
ECB
Building and Grounds Maintenance
ECD
Traffic and Parking Controls
ECG
Animals on District Property
EEA
Student Transportation Services
EEAB
School Bus Scheduling and Routing
EF
Food Services Management
EFB
Free and Reduced-Cost Food Services
EGAAA
Reproduction of Copyrighted Materials
EHB
Technology Usage
EHBC
Privacy Protection
EIA
Property and Liability Insurance

SECTION F: FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT

FB
Facilities Planning
FC
School Closings, Consolidations and Reorganizations
FEB
Selection of Architectural/Engineering and Land Surveying Services
FEC
Selection of Construction Management Services
FEF
Construction Contracts Bidding and Awards
FF
Facility Names
FFA
Memorials on Facilities and Grounds

SECTION G: PERSONNEL

GBB
Staff Involvement in Decision Making
GBBDA
Family and Medical Leave
GBCA
Staff Conflict of Interest
GBCB
Staff Conduct
GBCC
Staff Cell Phone Use
GBE
Staff Health and Safety
GBEA
Workers' Compensation
GBEBA
Drug-Free Workplace
GBEBB
Employee Alcohol and Drug Testing
GBEBC
Criminal Background Checks
GBH
Staff/Student Relations
GBL
Personnel Records
GBLB
References
 
GBM
Staff Grievances
GCA
Professional Staff Positions
GCBA
Professional Staff Salary Schedules
GCBA-R
Professional Staff Salary Schedules
GCBC
Professional Staff Fringe Benefits
GCBDA
Professional Staff Short-Term Leaves and Absences
GCBDB
Professional Staff Long-Term Leaves and Absences
GCD
Professional Staff Recruiting and Hiring
GCE
Part-Time and Substitute Professional Staff Employment
GCG
Professional Staff Probation and Tenure
GCI
Professional Staff Assignments and Transfers
GCKA
Professional Staff Extra Duty
GCL
Professional Staff Development Opportunities
GCLB
Professional Staff Career Ladder Program
GCN
Evaluation of Professional Staff
GCPA
Reduction in Professional Staff Work Force
GCPB
Resignation of Professional Staff Members
GCPC
Retirement of Professional Staff Members
GCPD
Suspension of Professional Staff Members
GCPE
Termination of Professional Staff Members
GCPF
Nonrenewal of Professional Staff Members
GDA
Support Staff Positions
GDBB
Nonexempt Employee Supplementary Pay Plans
GDBC
Support Staff Fringe Benefits
GDBDA
Support Staff Leaves and Absences
GDC
Support Staff Recruiting and Hiring
GDI
Support Staff Assignments and Transfers
GDL
Support Staff Development Opportunities
GDN
Evaluation of Support Staff
GDPB
Resignation of Support Staff Members
GDPC
Retirement of Support Staff Members
GDPD
Nonrenewal, Suspension and Termination of Support Staff Members

SECTION H: NEGOTIATIONS

HA
Negotiations with Employee Representatives
HH
Teacher Negotiating Representatives
HPA
Employee Walkouts, Strikes and Other Disruptions

SECTION I: INSTRUCTION

IA
Instructional Goals/Priority Objectives
IC
Academic Calendar/Year/Day
IF
Curriculum Development
IGA
Basic Instructional Programs
IGAC
Teaching about Religion
IGAD
Occupational Education
IGAEA
Teaching about Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco
IGAEB
Teaching about Human Sexuality
IGBA
Programs For Students With Disabilities
IGBB
Programs for Gifted Students
IGBC
Parent/Family Involvement in Instructional and Other Programs
IGBCA
Programs for Homeless Students
IGBCB
Programs for Migrant Students
IGBD
At-Risk Students
IGBE
Students in Foster Care
IGBG
Homebound Instruction
IGBH
Programs for English Language Learners
IGBI
Home Schooling
IGC
Extended Instructional Programs
IGCE
District-Sponsored Instructional Options
IGD
District-Sponsored Extracurricular Activities and Groups
IGDA
Student-Initiated Group use of School Facilities 
IGDB
Student Publications
IGDBA
Distribution of Non-curricular Student Publications
IGDF
Student Fundraising
IHB
Class Size
IIA
Instructional Materials
IIAC
Instructional Media Centers/School Libraries
IIAC-R
Instructional Media Centers/School Libraries - Selection and Reconsideration of Materials
IICA
Field Trips and Excursions
IICC
School Volunteers
IK
Academic Achievement
IKE
Promotion, Acceleration and Retention of Students
IKF
Graduation Requirements
IKFA
Early Graduation
IKFB
Graduation Exercises
IL
Assessment Program
ILA
Test Security
IM
Evaluation of Instructional Programs
IND
Ceremonies and Observances

SECTION J: STUDENTS

JCB
Intra-district Transfers
JEA
Compulsory and Part-Time Attendance
JEC
School Admissions
JECA
Admission of  Students
JECC
Assignment of Students to Grade Levels/Classes
JED
Student Absences and Excuses
JEDB
Student Dismissal Precautions
JFCA
Student Dress Code
JFCC
Student Conduct on School Transportation
JFCE
Secret Organizations
JFCF
Hazing and Bullying
JFCH
Student Alcohol/Drug Abuse
JFCJ
Weapons in School
JFCL
A+ Schools Program
JFG
Interrogations, Interviews and Searches
JFH
Student Complaints and Grievances
JG
Student Discipline
JG-R
Student Discipline
JGA
Corporal Punishment (Prohibited)
JGB
Detention and/or In-School Suspension of Students
JGD
Student Suspension and Expulsion
JGE
Discipline of Students with Disabilities
JGF
Discipline Reporting and Records
JGGA
Seclusion, Isolation and Restraint
JHC
Student Health Services and Requirements
JHA
Student Insurance
JHCB
Immunization of Students
JHCD
Administration of Medications to Students
JHCE
Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Orders
JHCF
Student Allergy Prevention and Response
JHD
Student Guidance and Counseling
JHDA
Surveying, Analyzing or Evaluating Students
JHG
Reporting and Investigating Child Abuse/Neglect
JK
Work Certificates
JO
Student Records

SECTION K: SCHOOL-COMMUNITY RELATIONS

KB
Public Information Program
KBA
Public's Right to Know
KC
Community Involvement in Decision Making
KDA
Custodial and Noncustodial Parents
KG
Community Use of School Facilities
KH
Public Gifts to the Schools
KI
Public Solicitations/Advertising in District Facilities
KK
Visitors to District Property/Events
KKB
Audio and Visual Recording
KL
Public Complaints
KLB
Public Questions, Comments or Concerns Regarding District Instructional/Media/ Library Materials
KNAJ
Relations with Law Enforcement Authorities

SECTION L: EDUCATION AGENCY RELATIONS

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