Board Policy

 Educational Philosophy – Section 120
 Statement of Guiding Principles  100
 Educational Philosophy  102
 Educational Goals  104
School Board – Section 200
 Statement of Guiding Principles 200
 School District Name  202
 Policy Adoption 204
 Continuous Improvement Plan   205
 BOARD
 Composition of the Board 210
 Board Authority 212
 Functions of the Board 214
 Duties of the Board 215
 Duties of Board Officers 216
 Code of Ethics 218
Ethics in Government 219
 Advisory Committees  220
 Complaint Resolution 222
 Membership in State and National Associations 224
 Compensation for Expenses 226
 Board Member Conflict of Interest 228
 TRUSTEES
School District Trustee Zones 240
Trustee Qualifications 242
Trustee Nomination and Election 244
Trustee Vacancy 246
 MEETING/PUBLIC RECORDS
 Agenda Preparation 260
 Board Meetings 262
 Annual Meeting of the Board 264
 Regular Meetings of the Board 266
 Special Meetings of the Board 268
 Executive Sessions 270
 Minutes of the Meeting 272
 Quorum at Board Meetings 274
 Access to Public Records 276
Record Retention and Destruction 277
 Waivers of State Board of Education Rules 280
 CIVIL RIGHTS
 Discrimination Prohibited 290
 Reasonable Accommodation for Persons with Disabilities 292
 Civil Rights Grievance Procedure 294
 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act Hearing Procedure 296
 ADMINISTRATION – SECTION 300
 Statement of Guiding Principles 300
 Administrative Appointment 302
 Superintendent Appointment 304
 Superintendent Evaluation 305
 Superintendent Authority 306
 Principals’ Contracts 308
 Administrative Personnel Evaluation 310
 Administrative Personnel Expenses 312
 School Calendar 350
 District Organization 352
 Emergency School Closure 354
 School Holidays 356
 PERSONNEL – SECTION 400
 GENERAL PROVISIONS
 Statement of Guiding Principles 400
 Reporting New Employees 400.50
 Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) 401
 Criminal History Checks for Employees 402.50
 Employee Drug and Alcohol Use 403
 Employee Drug and Alcohol Testing 403.50
 Employer Recommendations 404
 Gifts to Employees 405
 Investigating and Reporting Suspected Child Abuse, Abandonment or Neglect 406
 LEAVE
 Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) 407
 Sick Leave 407.5
 Jury Duty 408
 Military Leave 409
 PROTECTIONS
 Non-Discrimination in Employment 410
 Personnel Files 411
 General Personnel Regulations 412
 Political Activities 413
 Sexual Harassment 414
 Staff Protection 415
 Whistle Blower 416
 Employee Volunteers 417
 Personnel Conflict of Interest 418
 PARAPROFESSIONALS 
 Qualifications of Instructional Paraprofessionals 430
 CERTIFICATED EMPLOYEES
 Definition of Certificated Employee 440
 Assignment and Transfer of Certificated Employees 441
 Code of Ethics for Certificated Employees 442
 Early Retirement of Certificated Employees 443
 Employment Contracts with Certificated Employees 444
 Evaluation and Probation of Certificated Employees 445
 Negotiated Agreement Terms 446
 Recruitment of Certificated Employees 447
 Reduction in Force Regarding Certificated Employees 448
 Release from Contract of Certificated Employees 449
 Release Time for Certificated Employees 450
 Sick Leave for Certificated Employees 451
 Suspension of Teaching Certificate 452
 Support Programs 453
 Discharge of Certificated Employees 454
 Master Teachers 455
 Reading Programs In-service Training 456
 Extra Duty Assignments for Advisors/Coaches 457
 Part-Time Employment and Job Sharing for Certified Employees 458
 Reassignment of Administrative Employees 459
 Certificated Employees: Informal Review Procedure 460
 Qualifications of Certificated Personnel 461
 Staffing Patterns 462
 Title I Professional Development 463
 NON-CERTIFICATED EMPLOYEE
 Definition of Non-Certificated Personnel 470
 Non-Certificated Employees:  At-Will Employment 471
 COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
 Salary Schedules for Non-Certificated Employees 472
 Group Health Insurance for Non-Certificated Employees 473
 Evaluation of Non-Certificated Employees 474
 Overtime Hours for Non-Certificated Employees 475
 Grievance Procedure for Non-Certificated Employees 476
 LEAVE
 Absence Without Pay for Non-Certificated Employees 477
 Illness or Death in Immediate Family: Non-Certified Employees 478
 Sick Leave for Non-Certificated Employees 479
 Vacation Leave for Non-Certificated Employees 480
 STUDENTS – SECTION 500
 Statement of Guiding Principles 500
 Student Handbooks 502
 Student Publications 504
 Student Harassment 506
 Juvenile Sex Offenders 507
 Foreign Exchange Students 508
 Tracking Foreign Exchange Students and Foreign Exchange Visitors 509
 Student Records 510
 School Climate 512
 Evacuation Drills 514
 ATTENDANCE
 Proof of Age and Identity 520
 Attendance Zones 521
 School Attendance 522
 Attendance Records 523
 Student Driving Privileges 524
 DISCIPLINE
 Maintenance of Orderly Conduct 540
 Prohibition of Weapons 541
 Searches by School Officials 542
 Student Suspension 543
 Student Expulsion/Denial of Enrollment 544
 Disciplining Students With Disabilities (IDEA) 545
 Disciplining Students with Disabilities (Section 504) 546
 Corporal Punishment 547
 Theft or Destruction of School Property 548
 Prohibition of Gang Activities 549
 Assault and Battery 550
 Student Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Use 551
 STUDENT HEALTH
 Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) 560
 Administering Medications 561
 Exclusion for Communicable Diseases 562
 Exclusion for Head Lice 563
 Health Records and Emergency Care 564
 Immunization Requirements 565
 Student Suicidal Tendencies 566
 Do Not Resuscitate Orders 567
 School Wellness Policy 568
 ACTIVITIES
 Extracurricular Student Activities 570
 Interscholastic Activities 571
 Eligibility and Participation in Interscholastic Activities 572
 Athletic Activities Insurance 573
 Extracurricular Awards 574
 Transportation to School-Sponsored Activities 575
 Field Trips 576
 Extended Field Trips 577
 Drug and Alcohol Testing of Student Athletes 578
 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS  –  SECTION 600
 Statement of Guiding Principles 600
 Accreditation 602
 Personnel Standards 604
 Elementary School Required Instruction 606
 Middle School/Junior High School Required Instruction 608
 High School Graduation Requirements 610
 Idaho Promise Scholarship Program 612
 Commencement 614
 Selection of Student Speakers at Commencement 615
 Early Graduation 616
 Correspondence Courses 618
 Credit Acceptance for Transferring Students 620
 Credit by Examination 622
 Participation in Statewide Testing 624
 Promotion of Students 626
 Homework 628
 ENROLLMENT
 Dual Enrollment 630
 Open Enrollment 632
 Postsecondary Enrollment Options 634
 CURRICULUM/MATERIALS
 Curriculum 640
 Citizenship, U.S. Constitution, National Flag and Colors 641
 Communication Skills 642
 Controversial Issues 644
 Guest Speakers 646
 Health/Wellness 648
 Lesson Plans 650
 Library and Resource Center Materials 652
 Selection of Curriculum Materials 654
 Sex Education 656
 Social Studies 658
 Technology 660
 Curricular Materials Adoption Committee 662
 Workforce Skills 664
 SPECIAL PROGRAMS
 Special Education Services to Private School Students 669
 Special Education 670
 Section 504 Procedures for Students with Disabilities 671
 Gifted/Talented Education 672
 Reading Assessment and Intervention Program 673
 Limited English Proficiency Programs 674
 Professional Technical Schools 675
 Placement of Disruptive Students at Alternative Schools 676
 Release Time 678
 STUDENT RECORDS
 Transfer of Student Records 680
 Class Record Book 682
 Grading 684
 Permanent Student Records 686
 Report Cards 688
 Student Learning Plans 690
 COMPUTER
 Computer Software 696
 Computer and Network Service 698
 Technology Instruction and Determining Average Daily Attendance (ADA) 699
 SUPPORT SERVICES  –  SECTION 700
 Statement of Guiding Principles 700
 STUDENT TRANSPORTATION
 Student Transportation 710
 Student Transportation System 712
 Transportation of Nonpublic School Students 714
 Transport Liability Insurance 716
 Contracts for Student Transportation Service 718
 Activity Busing 720
 Unauthorized School Bus Entry 722
 Student Bus Conduct 730
 BUS DRIVER CONDUCT
 School Bus Driver 738
 Duties of School Bus Drivers 740
 Bus Driver Conduct 742
 Bus Driver Drug and Alcohol Testing Program 744
 Bus Warning Violations 746
 SCHOOL LUNCH MEALS
 School Lunch Meals 770
 BUSINESS PROCEDURES  –  SECTION 800
 Statement of Guiding Principles 800
 BONDING/INSURANCE
 Fidelity Bond 802
 Insurance 804
 Bond Requirements for Public Works 806
 BUDGET
 Budget Planning and Adoption 810
 Budget Adjustments 812
 Monthly Budget and Treasurer’s Report 814
 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
 Annual Statement of Financial Condition 820
 Audit of Financial Statements 822
 Gifts, Grants and Bequests 830
 Income from Sale or Use of School Property 832
 Increase in Fees 834
 Investments 836
 Activity Funds 838
 PAYROLL
 Payroll Deductions 840
 Payroll Periods 842
 Supplemental Pay 844
 Travel Allowance 846
 PURCHASING
 Purchasing 850
 Purchasing Public Property 850.30
 Service Contracts 850.60
 Public Works Construction 850.90
 Issuance of Checks 852
 Cancellation of Checks 854
 Lease/Purchase Agreements 856
 Personal Service Contracts 857
 Payment for Goods and Services 858
 Purchase Orders 860
 Signature Authority 862
 RECORD KEEPING
 Board of Trustees Records 870
 Inventory Records 872
 Personnel Records 874
 Time and Effort Reporting Requirements 877
 ELECTRONICS
 Electronic Signature and Filing 880
 BUILDING AND SITES  –  SECTION 900
 Statement of Guiding Principles 900
 Building and Grounds Maintenance and Development 902
 Uniform Public School Building Safety 904
 Rental/Use of School District Properties 910
 Acquisition and Sale of Personal Property 920
 Acquisition and Sale of Real Property 922
 Excision and Annexation of Territory 927
 Contracts for Recreational Facilities 930
 Use of Contract Services 932
 Trespass on School District Facilities 934
 COMMUNITY RELATIONS  –  SECTION 1000
 Statement of Guiding Principles 1000
 Community Involvement 1010
 Patron Complaint 1012
 Public Relations 1014
 Student Community Involvement 1020
 Public Performance by Students 1022
 Contests for Students 1024
 Participation in Fund Drives 1026
 Money-Raising Activities in the Schools 1028
 Gifts to Personnel 1040
 Loan of School Equipment 1042
 Advertising in the Schools 1044