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Section 2 - Board of Education

2012 Table of Contents Section 2

Section 2:10 -School District Governance

Section 2:20 - Powers and Duties of the School Board

Section 2:30 - School District Elections

Section 2:40 - Board Member Qualifications

Section 2:50 - Board Member Term of Office

Section 2:60 - Board Member Removal From Office

Section 2:70 - Vacancies on School Board - Filling Vacancies

Section 2:80 - Board Member Oath and Conduct

Section 2:90 - Board Self-Evaluation

Section 2:100 - Board Member Conflict of Interest

Section 2:105 - Ethics and Gift Ban

Section 2:110 - Qualifications, Term, and Duties of Board Officers

Section 2:120 - Board Member Development

Section 2:125 - Board Member Expenses

Section 2:125 E1 - EXHIBIT - Board Member Expense Reimbursement Form

Section 2:125 E2 - EXHIBIT - Board Member Estimated Expense Approval Form

Section 2:130 - Board/Superintendent Relationship

Section 2:140 - Communications To and From the Board

Section 2:150 - Committees

Section 2:160 - Board Attorney

Section 2:170 - Procurement of Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Se

Section 2:180 - High School Student Ambassador

Section 2:190 - Mailing Lists

Section 2:200 - School Board Meeting Procedure

Section 2:210 - Organizational School Board Meetings

Section 2:220 - School Board Meeting Procedure

Section 2:230 - Public Participation at School Board Meetings and Petitions to t

Section 2:240 - Board Policy Development

Section 2:240 E1 - Exhibit - PRESS Issue Updates

Section 2:240 E2 - Exhibit - Developing Local Policy

Section 2:250 - Access to District Public Records

Section 2:250 E1 - Exhibit - Written Request for District Public Records

Section 2:250 E2 - Exhibit - Immediately Available District Public Records

Section 2:260 - Uniform Grievance Procedure

Section 5 - Personnel

Table of Contents Section 5

Section 5:10 - Equal Employment Opportunity and Minority Recruitment

Section 5:15 - General Personnel ^aEUR" Anti-Nepotism Policy (Board Members-Spouses

Section 5:20 - Workplace Harassment Prohibited

Section 5:30 - Hiring Process and Criteria

Section 5:35 - Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act

Section 5:40 - Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease

Section 5:50 - General Personnel - Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace

Section 5:60 - General Personnel ^aEUR" Expenses

Section 5:70 - Religious Holidays

Section 5:80 - Court Duty

Section 5:90 - Abused and Neglected Child Reporting

Section 5:100 - Staff Development Program

Section 5:110 - Recognition For Service

Section 5:120 - General Personnel - Ethics

Section 5:130 - Responsibilities Concerning Internal Information

Section 5:135 - Employee Passes

Section 5:136 - General Personnel

Section 5:140 - Solicitations By or From Staff

Section 5:150 - Personnel Records

Section 5:170 - Copyright

Section 5:180 - Temporary Illness or Temporary Incapacity

Section 5:185 - Leave Description

Section 5:190 - Teacher Qualifications

Section 5:200 - Professional Personnel - Terms and Conditions of Employment and

Section 5:210 - Resignations

Section 5:220 - Substitute Teachers

Section 5:230 - Maintaining Student Discipline

Section 5:240 - Suspension

Section 5:250 - Professional Personnel - Leave of Absence

Section 5:260 - Student Teachers

Section 5:270 - Employment At-Will, Compensation, and Assignment

Section 5:280 - Duties and Qualifications

Section 5:285 - Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle D

Section 5:290 - Employment Termination and Suspensions

Section 5:300 - Schedules and Employment Year

Section 5:310 - Compensatory Time-Off

Section 5:320 - Evaluation

Section 5:330 - Educational Support Personnel - Sick Days, Vacation, Holidays, L

Section 6 - Instruction

Table of Contents Section 6

Section 6:10 - Educational Philosophy and Objectives

Section 6:15 - School Accountability

Section 6:20 - School Year Calendar and Day

Section 6:30 - Organization of Instruction

Section 6:40 - Curriculum Development

Section 6:50 - School Wellness

Section 6:60 - Curriculum Content

Section 6:65 - Student Social and Emotional Development

Section 6:70 - Teaching About Religions

Section 6:80 - Teaching About Controversial Issues

Section 6:100 - Using Animals in the Educational Program

Section 6:110 - Programs for Students At Risk of Academic Failure and/or Droppin

Section 6:120 - Education of Children with Disabilities

Section 6:130 - Program for the Gifted

Section 6:140 - Education of Homeless Children

Section 6:150 - Home and Hospital Instruction

Section 6:160 - English Language Learners

Section 6:170 - Title I Programs

Section 6:180 - Extended Instructional Programs

Section 6:185 - Remote Educational Program

Section 6:190 - Extracurricular and Co-Curricular Activities

Section 6:210 - Instructional Materials

Section 6:220 - Textbook Selection and Adoption

Section 6:230 - Library Media Program

Section 6:235 - Access to Electronic Networks

Section 6:236 - Access to the Web

Section 6:240 - Field Trips

Section 6:250 - Community Resource Persons and Volunteers

Section 6:255 - School Ceremonies and Observances, Assemblies

Section 6:260 - Complaints About Curriculum, Instructional Materials, and Progra

Section 6:270 - Guidance and Counseling Program

Section 6:280 - Grading and Promotion

Section 6:290 - Homework

Section 6:300 - Graduation Requirements

Section 6:310 - Credit For Alternative Courses and Programs, and Course Substitu

Section 6:320 - High School Credit for Proficiency

Section 6:330 - Achievement and Awards

Section 6:340 - Student Testing and Assessment Program

Section 7 - Students

2012 Table of Contents Section 7

Section 7:10 - Equal Educational Opportunities

Section 7:15 - Student and Family Privacy Rights

Section 7:20 - Harassment of Students Prohibited

Section 7:30 - Student Assignment and Intra-District Transfer

Section 7:40 - Nonpublic School Students, Including Parochial and Home-Schooled

Section 7:50 - School Admissions and Student Transfers To and From Non-District

Section 7:60 - Residence

Section 7:70 - Attendance and Truancy

Section 7:80 - Release Time for Religious Instruction/Observance

Section 7:90 - Release During School Hours

Section 7:100 - Health, Eye, and Dental Examinations; Immunizations; and Exclusi

Section 7:110 - Student Transfers

Section 7:130 - Student Rights and Responsibilities

Section 7:140 - Search and Seizure

Section 7:150 - Agency and Police Interviews

Section 7:160 - Student Appearance

Section 7:170 - Vandalism

Section 7:180 - Preventing Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment

Section 7:185 - Teen Dating Violence Prohibited

Section 7:185-E - Exhibit - Memo to Parents/Guardians Regarding Teen Dating Violence

Section 7:190 - Student Discipline

Section 7:200 - Suspension Procedures

Section 7:210 - Expulsion Procedures

Section 7:220 - Bus Conduct

Section 7:230 - Misconduct by Students with Disabilities

Section 7:240 - Conduct Code For Participants In Extracurricular Activities

Section 7:250 - Student Support Services

Section 7:260 - Exemption from Physical Activity

Section 7:270 - Administering Medicines to Students

Section 7:280 - Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease

Section 7:285 - Food Allergy Management Program

Section 7:300 - Extracurricular Athletics

Section 7:310 - Restrictions on Publications

Section 7:315 - Instruction

Section 7:325 - Student Activities ^aEUR" Student Solicitations

Section 7:330 - Student Activities ^aEUR" Student Use of Buildings ^aEUR" Equal Access

Section 7:340 - Student Records

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Dr. Lindsey Hall, Superintendent
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Dr. Craig Smock, Assistant Superintendent
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