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Board Policies

Section A: Foundations and Basic Commitments

Section A contains statements about the district's legal role in providing public education and the underlying principles on which the district operates. The policies in this section provide a setting for all of the school board's other policies.

Section B: School Board Governance and Operations

Section B contains statements about the school board, how it is elected and organized, how it conducts its meetings and operates. This section includes bylaws and policies establishing the board's internal operating procedures.

Section C: General School Administration

Section C contains statements about the school district management, the administrative structure and school building and department administration. It also is the location for personnel policies that pertain to one individual - the superintendent.

Section D: Fiscal Management

Section D contains statements concerning district fiscal affairs and the management of district funds. Statements relating to the financial of school construction, however, are filed in the F (Facilities Development) section.

Section E: Support Services

Section E contains statements on non-instructional services and programs, including most of those that fall in the area of business management such as safety, buildings and their management (not construction), transportation and food services.

Section F: Facilities Development

Section F contains statements on on school construction, remodeling and modernizing, temporary facilities and facilities retirement plans.

Section G: Personnel

Section G contains statements on personnel policies under three main subdivisions: subsection GB presents policy topics that pertain to all employees; subsection GC is for policies that pertain to professional personnel, including administrators, who must hold educational certification by the state to serve in their positions; subsection GD is for policies pertaining to all other personnel.

Section H: Negotiations

Section H contains statements pertaining to the process of negotiating with staff units recognized by the Board of Education.

Section I: Instruction

Section I contains statements on the instructional programs: basic programs, special programs, activities programs, instructional resources and academic achievement.

Section J: Students

Section J contains statements concerning students: admissions, attendance rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline, health and welfare services. However, all policies pertaining to the curriculum, instruction of students and extracurricular programs are filed in the I - Instruction section.

Section K: School - Community Relations

Section K contains statements on relations with the general public and with other community and public agencies except other educational agencies and groups.

Section L: Education Agency Relations

Section L contains statements which concern the district's relationship with other education agencies such as other school districts, regional or service districts, private schools, colleges and universities, educational research organizations and state and national education agencies.