District Policies

Table of Contents
Series 1000 – Board of Directors
Series 2000 – Instruction
Series 3000 – Students
Series 4000 – Community Relations
Series 5000 – Personnel
Series 6000 – Management Support

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Series 1000

Series 2000


Program Development and Resources

2004 Accountability Goals

2005 School Improvement Plans

2020 Curriculum Development and Adoption of Instructional Materials

2021 Library Media Centers

2021 Library Information and Technology Programs    2021P

2022 Electronic Resources

2024 Online Learning

2025 Copyright Compliance

2029 Animals as Part of the Instructional Program

2030 Service Animals in Schools

2090 Program Evaluation

Learning Programs and Supports

2100 Educational Opportunities for Military Children

2104 Federal and/or State Funded Special Instructional Programs

2106 Program Compliance

2108 Remediation Programs

2110 Transitional Bilingual Instruction Program

2121 Substance Abuse Program

2125 Sexual Health Education and HIV/AIDS Prevention Education

2140 Guidance and Counseling

2145 Suicide Prevention

2150 Co-curricular Program

2151 Interscholastic Activities

2153 Non-curriculum Related Student Groups

2161 Special Education and Related Services for Eligible Students

2162 Education of Students with Disabilities Under Section 504

2163 Response to Intervention

2165 Home or Hospital Instruction

2170 Career and Technical Education

2178 Traffic Safety Education

2190 Highly Capable Programs

School Organization

2220 School Calendar

2240 Summer School

2255 Alternative Learning Experience Programs

Program Supplements

2320 Field Trips Excursions and Outdoor Education    2320P

2331 Controversial Issues/Guest Speakers

2333 Flag Exercises

2336 Required Observances

2340 Religious-Related Activities and Practices

Requirements and Assessments

2409 Credit for Competency/Proficiency

2410 High School Graduation Requirements

2411 Certificate of Educational Competency

2412 Diplomas for Veterans

2413 Equivalency Credit for Career and Technical Education Courses

2420 Grading and Progress Reports

2421 Promotion and Retention

Series 3000


Admission and Attendance

3110 Qualifications of Attendance and Placement

3114 Part-time, home-based, or off-campus students

3115 Homeless Students: Enrollment Rights and Services

3120 Enrollment

3122 Excused and Unexcused Absences

3123 Withdrawal Prior to Graduation

3124 Removal/Release of Student During School Hours

3126 Child Custody

3131 District Attendance Area Transfers

3140 Release of Resident Students

3141 Nonresident Students

3142 International Student Exchange

3143 District Notification of Juvenile Offenders

3144 Release of Information Concerning Student Sexual and Kidnapping Offenders

Rights and Responsibilities

3200 Rights and Responsibilities

3205    Sexual Harassment of Students Prohibiteds

3207 Prohibition of Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

3210 Nondiscrimination

3220 Freedom of Expression

3223 Freedom of Assembly

3224 Student Dress

3230 Student Privacy and Searches

3231 Student Records

3232 Parent and Student Rights in Administration of Surveys, Analysis or Evaluations

3240 Student Conduct

3241 Classroom Management, Corrective Actions or Punishment

3242 Closed Campus

3243 Student Driving

3244 Prohibition of Corporal Punishment

3245 Students and Telecommunication Devices

3246 Use of Reasonable Force

Student Welfare

3410 Student Health

3411 Accommodating Students with Seizure Disorders or Epilepsy

3412 Automated External Defibrillators (AED)

3413 Student Immunization and Life-Threatening Health Conditions

3414 Infectious Diseases

3415 Accommodating Students With Diabetes

3416 Medication at School

3417 Catheterization

3418 Emergency Treatment

3419 Self-Administration of Asthma and Anaphylaxis Medications

3420 Anaphylaxis Prevention

3421 Child Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Prevention

3422 Student Sports – Concussion and Head Injuries

3432 Emergencies

  1. Fire
  2. Lockdowns
  3. Evacuations
  4. Shelter-in-Place
  5. Earthquakes
  6. Bomb Threats
  7. Emergency School Closure or Evacuation
  8. Pandemic/Epidemic

Student Activities

3510 Associated Student Bodies

3515 Student Incentives

3520 Student Fees, Fines, Charges

3530 Fundraising Activities Involving Students

Series 4000

Series 5000


Recruitment and Personnel Selection

5000 Recruitment and Selection of Staff and Procedure

5001 Hiring of Retired School Employees

5005 Employment: Disclosures, Certification Requirements, Assurances and Approval

5006 Certification Revocation

5010 Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action and Procedure

5011 Sexual Harassment of District Staff Prohibited and Procedure

5020 Collective Bargaining

5050 Contracts

Employment Practices

5201 Drug-Free Schools, Community and Workplace

5202 Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Mandated Drug and Alcohol Testing Program and Procedure

5203 Staff Assistance Program

5222 Job-Sharing Staff Members and Procedure

5231 Length of Work Day

5240 Evaluation of Staff

5251 Conflicts of Interest

5252 Staff Participation in Political Activities

5253 Maintaining Professional Staff/Student Boundaries and Procedure

5260 Personnel Records and Procedure

5270 Resolution of Staff Complaints and Procedure

5271 Reporting Improper Governmental Action (Whistleblower Protection) and Procedure

5280 Separation from Employment

5281 Disciplinary Action and Discharge


5310 Compensation

5315 Garnishment and Personal Credit Problems and Procedure


5400 Personnel Leave

5401 Sick Leave

5403 Emergency and Discretionary Leave

5404 Family, Maternity and Military Caregiver Leave

5406 Leave Sharing and Procedure

5407 Military Leave and Procedure

5408 Jury Duty and Subpoena Leave

5409 Unpaid Holidays for Reasons of Faith or Conscience and Resolution

5410 Holidays

5411 Staff Vacations


5510 Retirement Programs

5520 Staff Development and Procedure

5521 Teacher Assistance Program and Procedure

5525 Professional, Civic and Service Organization Memberships

Auxiliary Personnel

5610 Substitute Employment and Procedure

5630 Temporary Administrators

5630 Volunteers and Procedures

5641 Student Teachers and Procedures

5642 Administrative Internships and Procedures

Series 6000

Management Support

Financial Planning and Management

6000 Program Planning, Budget Preparation, Adoption and Implementation    6000P Procedures

6020 System of Funds and Accounts    6020P Procedures

6021 Interfund Loans

6022 Minimum Fund Balance

6030 Financial Reports

6040 Expenditures in Excess of Budget


6100 Revenues from Local, State and Federal Sources    6100P Procedures

6101 Federal Cash and Financial Management    6101P Procedures

6102 District Fundraising Activities    6102P Procedures

6106 Allowable Costs for Federal Programs    6106P Procedures

6111 Tuition

6112 Rental or Lease of District Real Property

6114 Gifts or Donations    6114P Procedures

6120 Investment of Funds


6210 Purchasing: Authorization and Control    6210P Procedures

6212 Charge Cards    6212F-1    6212F-2    6212P

6213 Reimbursement for Travel Expenses    6213F-1    6213F-2    6213P

6215 Voucher Certification and Approval    6215P Procedures

6216 Reimbursement for Goods and Services: Warrants

6220 Bid Requirements    6220P Procedures

6230 Relations with Vendors

6250 Cellular Telephones

Risk Management

6500 Risk Management    6500P Procedures
6511 Staff Safety    6511P Procedures
6512 Infection Control Program    6512P Procedures
6513 Workplace Violence Prevention    6513P Procedures
6530 Insurance
6535 Student Insurance
6540 School District’s Responsibility For Privately-Owned Property
6570 Property and Data Management
6580 Continuity of Operations Plan    6580P Procedures    6580F Form


6600 Transportation    6600P Procedures
6605 Student Safety Walking, Biking and Riding Buses to School    6605P Procedures
6608 Video Cameras on School Buses    6608P Procedures
6620 Special Transportation
6625 Private Vehicle Transportation
6630 Driver Training and Responsibility
6640 School-Owned Vehicles
6690 Contracting for Transportation Services

Food Services

6700 Nutrition, Health, and Physical Fitness    6700P Procedures

School Property

6800 Safety, Operations and Maintenance of School Property    6800P Procedures
6801 Capital Assets/Theft-Sensitive Assets    6801P Procedures
6810 Energy Management, Education and Conservation
6881 Disposal of Surplus Equipment and/or Materials    6881P Procedures
6882 Sale of Real Property
6883 Closure of Facilities
6890 State Environmental Policy Act Compliance
6895 Pesticide Notification, Posting and Record Keeping    6895P Procedures

Capital Projects

6900 Facilities Planning
6905 Site Acquisition
6910 Construction Financing
6920 Construction Design    6920P Procedures
6925 Architect and Engineering Services    6925P Procedures
6950 Contractor Assurances, Surety Bonds and Insurance
6955 Maintenance of Facilities Records
6959 Acceptance of Completed Project
6970 Naming Schools and Facilities    6970P Procedures
6971 Works of Art