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1000 By-Laws
1100 ORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
1110 School District and Board of Education Legal Status and Authority
1130 Board of Education: Qualifications, Numbers and Term of Office
1200 NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS
1200 Board of Education Members - Qualifications
1210 Board Members: Nomination and Election
1220 Reporting of Expenditures and Contributions
1230 Resignation and Dismissal
1300 THE ROLE OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
1310 Powers and Duties of the Board and Its Officers
1320 Nomination and Election of Board Officers
1330 Appointments and Designations by the Board of Education
1331 Duties of the District Clerk
1332 Duties of the School District Treasurer and/or Deputy Treasurer
1333 Duties of the Tax Collector
1334 Duties of the External (Independent) Auditor
1335 Duties of the Extraclassroom Activity Fund Central Treasurer and Faculty Auditor
1336 Duties of the School Attorney
1337 Duties of the School Physician/Nurse Practitioner
1338 Duties of the School Purchasing Agent and/or Deputy Purchasing Agent
1339 Duties of the Census Enumerators
1400 POLICY
1410 Formulation, Adoption and Dissemination of Policy
1500 MEETINGS
1500 Regular Board Meetings and Rules (Quorum and Parliamentary Procedure)
1510 Regular Board Meeting and Rules (Quorum and Parliamentary Procedures)
1530 Minutes
1540 Executive Sessions
1560 Special Meetings of the Board of Education
1600 ELECTIONS
1610 Annual District Meeting and Election/Budget Vote
1611 Business of Annual District Election
1620 Annual Organizational Meeting
1630 Legal Qualifications of Voters at School District Meetings
1640 Absentee Ballots
1650 Submission of Questions and Propositions at the Annual Meeting and Election and Special District Meetings
2000 Internal Operations
2100 INTERNAL OPERATIONS
2110 Orienting and Training New Board Members
2200 BOARD OF EDUCATION COMMITTEES
2210 Committees of the Board
2300 BOARD OF EDUCATION ACTIVITIES
2320 Attendance by Board Members at Conferences, Conventions and Workshops
2330 Compensation and Expenses
3000 Community Relations
3100 SCHOOL COMMUNITY RELATIONS
3110 School Sponsored Media
3120 School District Standards and Guidelines for Web Page Publishing
3140 Flag Display
3150 School Volunteers
3151 Concession Stand Use by Volunteer Organizations
3170 Recognition of Distinguished Individuals
3200 PARTICIPATION BY THE PUBLIC
3210 Visitors to the School
3212 Complaints and Grievances by Students
3220 Use of Service Animals
3270 Concession Stand Use by Volunteer Organizations
3271 Solicitation of Charitable Donations
3272 Advertising in the Schools
3280 Use of School Facilities, Materials and Equipment
3281 Use of Facilities by the Boy Scouts of America and patriotic youth groups
3282 Art and Artifact Collection Management
3290 Operation of Motor-Driven Vehicles on District Property
3300 DISTRICT RECORDS
3310 Public Access to Records
3320 Confidentiality of Computerized Information
3400 PUBLIC ORDER ON SCHOOL PROPERTY
3410 Code of Conduct on School Property
3411 Prohibition of Weapons on School Grounds
3412 Threats of Violence in School
3420 Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment in the School District
3430 Uniform Violent and Disruptive Incident System (VADIR)
3500 EMERGENCY SITUATIONS
3510 Emergency Closings
4000 Administration
4100 ADMINISTRATION
4110 Administrative Personnel
4200 ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATIONS
4210 Administrative Organization and Operation
4220 Administrative Authority During the Absence of the Superintendent
4230 District Committees
4300 CENTRAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION
4320 Superintendent-Board of Education Relations
4500 COMPENSATION AND RELATED BENEFITS
5000 Business Operations
5100 BUDGET
5110 Budget Planning and Development
5120 School District Budget Hearing
5130 Budget Adoption
5150 Contingency Budget
5200 INCOME
5210 Revenues
5211 Operation and Reporting of District Investments
5220 District Investments
5230 Acceptance of Gifts, Grants and Bequests to the School District
5240 School Tax Assessment and Collection/Property Tax Exemptions
5250 Sale and Disposal of School District Property
5300 EXPENDITURES
5310 Bonding of Employees and School Board Members
5320 Expenditures of School District Funds
5321 Use of the District Credit Card
5322 Use of the District Cell Phone
5323 Reimbursement for Meal Expenses Incurred During Staff Meetings
5400 PURCHASING
5410 Purchasing: Competetive Bidding and Offering
5411 Procurement of Goods and Services
5412 Alternative Formats for Instructional Materials
5500 FUNDS
5510 Accounting of Funds
5511 Maintenance of Fund Balance
5512 Reserve Funds
5530 Petty Cash Funds and Cash in School Buildings
5540 Publication of the District's Annual Financial Statement
5570 Financial Accountability
5571 Allegations of Fraud
5572 Audit Committee
5573 Internal Audit Function
5600 NON-INSTRUCTIONAL OPERATIONS
5610 Insurance
5620 Fixed Asset Inventories, Accounting and Tracking
5630 Facilities: Inspection, Operation and Maintenance
5631 Hazardous Communications and the Handling of Toxic Substances by Employees
5632 Pest Management and Pesticide Use
5640 Smoking/Tobacco Use
5650 Energy/Water Conservation and Recycling of Solid Waste
5660 School Food Service Program (Lunch & Breakfast)
5670 Records Management
5671 Disposal of Consumer Report Information and Records
5672 Information Security Breach and Notification
5673 Employee Personal Identifying Information
5674 Data Networks and Security Access
5675 Student Grading Information Systems
5682 Cardiac Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in Public School Facilities
5690 Exposure Control Program
5691 Communicable Diseases
5692 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Related Illnesses
5700 TRANSPORTATION
5720 Transportation of Students
5721 Transportation in Child Safety Zones
5730 School Bus Safety Program
5731 Idling School Buses on School Grounds
5740 Qualifications of Bus Drivers
5741 Drugs and Alcohol Testing for School Bus Drivers and Other Safety-Sensitive Employees
6000 Personnel
6100 PERSONNEL
6100 Identification Badges
6111 Testing Misconduct and Mandatory Reporting Requirements
6120 Equal Employment Opportunity
6121 Sexual Harassment of District Personnel
6122 Employee Grievances
6140 Employee Medical Examinations
6150 Alcohol, Drugs and Other Substances (School Personnel)
6151 Drug-Free Workplace
6160 Professional Growth/Staff Development
6161 Conference/Travel Expense Reimbursement
6180 Staff-Student Relations (Fraternization)
6200 CERTIFIED PERSONNEL
6211 Employment of Relatives of Board of Education Members
6214 Incidental Teaching
6231 Registration and Professional Development
6300 SUPPORT STAFF
6310 Appointment - Support Staff
6320 Supplementary School Personnel
6400 ACTIVITIES
6420 Employee Personnel Records and Release of Information
6440 Negotiations
6450 Theft of Services or Property
6500 COMPENSATION AND RELATED BENEFITS
6530 Defense and Indemnification of Board Members and Employees
6550 Leaves of Absence
6551 Family and Medical Leave Act
6552 Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)/Military Leaves of Absence
6560 Employment of Retired Persons
7000 Students
7100 GENERAL STATEMENT
7110 Equal Educational Opportunities
7200 ATTENDANCE
7200 Comprehensive Student Attendance Policy
7210 Age of Entrance
7211 Diagnostic Screening of Students
7220 Entitlement to Attend - Age and Residency
7221 Non-Resident Students
7222 Diploma or Credential Options for Students with Disabilities
7223 Dual Enrollment
7230 Assignment, Transfer and Withdrawal
7231 Transfer Students/Credit
7232 Attendance Zones for K-6
7240 Released Time of Students
7260 Post-Graduate Students
7270 Education of Homeless Children and Youth
7280 Educational Services for Married/Pregnant Students
7300 STUDENT PROGRESS
7300 Student Evaluation
7301 Response to Intervention (RTI) Process
7330 Graduation Requirements
7340 Dual Credit for College Courses
7360 Student Records: Access and Challenge
7362 Military Recruiters' Access to Secondary School Students and Information on Students
7400 STUDENT CONDUCT
7411 Loss or Destruction of District Property or Resources
7412 Student Dress Code
7414 Hazing of Students
7415 Employment of Students of Minor Age
7416 Dignity for All Students Act
7420 Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs and Other Substances
7440 Searches and Interrogations of Students
7450 Bus Rules and Regulations
7451 Use of Videocameras on School Buses
7460 Corporal Punishment/Emergency Interventions
7470 Suspension of Students
7471 Students Presumed to Have a Disability for Discipline Purposes
7480 Weapons in School and the Gun-Free Schools Act
7490 Student Vehicles on School Property
7500 STUDENT CONDUCT
7500 Extracurricular Activities
7520 Sports and the Athletic Program
7521 Mixed Competition on Interschool Athletic Teams
7522 Concussion Management
7530 Solicitation of Charitable Donations From School Children
7550 Contests for Students, Student Awards and Scholarships
7560 Supervision of Students
7590 Student Foreign Exchange
7600 STUDENT WELFARE
7600 School Health Services
7601 Immunization of Students
7602 Student Physicals
7603 Administration of Medication
7604 Head Lice
7610 Accidents and Medical Emergencies
7611 Students With Life-Threatening Health Conditions
7620 Child Abuse and Neglect/Maltreatment
7621 Sexual Harassment of Students
7622 Safe Public School Choice Option to Students Who Are Victims of a Violent Criminal Offense
7630 Student Directory Information
7640 Student Health Records
7650 Student Privacy, Parental Access to Information, and Administration of Certain Physical Examinations to Minors
7660 Designation of Person in Parental Relation
7670 Notification of Sex Offenders
8000 Instruction
8100 CURRICULUM (GENERAL)
8100 Curriculum Development, Resources and Evaluation
8110 Civility, Citizenship and Character Education/Interpersonal Violence Prevention Education
8120 Community Service Projects
8200 ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY INSTRUCTION
8202 Title 1 Parent and Family Engagement
8210 Safety Conditions and Programs
8211 Prevention Instruction
8220 Career & Technical Education
8230 Guidance Program
8240 Instructional Programs: Driver Education, Gifted and Talented Education and Physical Education
8250 Patriotism, Citizenship and Human Rights Education
8260 Instructional Technology
8261 Misuse/Abuse of Software and/or Electronic Communication Systems
8262 Student Use of Computerized Information Resources
8263 Staff Use of Computerized Information Resources
8264 Children's Internet Protection Act: Internal Content Filtering/Safety Policy
8265 Student Use of Personal Technology
8270 Instruction for English Language Learners or Students With Limited English Proficiency
8290 Animals in the School (Instructional Purposes)
8300 INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
8300 Purposes of Instructional Materials
8310 Selection of Library and Audio-Visual Materials
8321 Objection to Instructional Materials
8322 Controversial Issues
8323 Controversial Speakers
8330 Textbooks/Workbooks/Calculators/Instructional Computer Hardware
8340 Use of Copyrighted Materials
8400 INSTRUCTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS
8400 School Year
8401 Opening Exercises
8403 K Through 2 Class Size
8420 Independent Study
8440 Home Tutoring (Homebound Instruction)
8450 Field Trips
8451 Student Tours
8460 Home Instruction (Home Schooling)
8500 PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
8500 Students With Disabilities
8501 The Role of the Board in Implementing a Student's Individualized Education Program
8502 Grouping by Similarity of Needs
8503 Special Education: District Plan
8504 Prereferral Intervention Strategies in General Education (Prior to a Referral for Special Education)
8505 Least Restrictive Environment
8506 Declassification of Students With Disabilities
8510 Students With Disabilities Participating in School District Programs
8511 Program Accessibility/Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
8520 Appointment and Training of Committee on Special Education (CSE)/Subcommittee on Special Education Members
8521 Appointment and Training of Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) Members
8530 Student Individualized Education Program (IEP): Development and Provision
8532 Transition Services
8533 Extended School Year (July/August) Services and/or Programs
8534 Transfer Students With Disabilities
8535 Use of Time Out Rooms
8540 Identification and Register of Children With Disabilities (Child Find)
8550 Parent Involvement for Students with Disabilities
8551 Provision of Interpreter Services to Parents Who Are Hearing Impaired
8560 Due Process Complaints: Selection and Board Appointment of Impartial Hearing Officers
8561 Special Education Mediation
8570 Preschool Special Education Program
8580 Independent Educational Evaluations



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