Board Policies

Board Policies by Section

As a convenience to our families, staff and Board of Education, we have placed all of our board policies online. We hope that this new format will make it easier to search for, locate, print and share the information that you are looking for.

Section 1: Board Governance and Operations

Section 1 of the ASBA contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the school board – how it is appointed or elected; how I is organized; how it conducts meetings, and how the board operates. This section includes by laws and policies establishing the board’s internal operating procedures.

1.1 Legal Status of the Board of Directors
1.2 Board Organization and Vacancies
1.3 Duties of the President
1.4 Duties of the Vice-President Saved
1.5 Duties of the Secretary
1.6 Board Member Voting Saved
1.7P Powers and Duties of the Board
1.8 Governance by Policy
1.9 Policy Formulation
1.10 Association Memberships
1.11 Board Member Training
1.12 Committees
1.13 Superintendent/Board Relationship
1.14 Meeting Agenda
1.15 Tort Immunity
1.16 Duties of Board Disbursing Officer
1.17 Nepotism
1.18 District Audits
1.19 Board Member Length of Term and Holdovers
1.20 Duties of the Legislative Liaison
1.21 Date of Annual School Board Election
1.31P School Board Member Code of Ethics
1.32P School Board Meetings
1.33P News Media Services at Board Meetings



Section 2: Administration

Section 2 of the ASBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on school management, administrative organization, and school building and department administration - including the administrative aspect of special programs and system-wide reforms such as school- or site-based management. It also houses personnel policies on the superintendent, senior administrators (management team), and school principals. All phases of policy implementation procedures or regulations - are properly located in this section.

2.1P Duties of the Superintendent
2.2 Superintendent Compensation
2.3P District Organization Plan


Section 3: Licensed Personnel

Certified Personnel Policies Committee

Personnel Policies for Certified Staff

3.30 Parent-Teacher Communication

3.40 Licensed Personnel Duty to Report Child Abuse, Maltreatment or Neglect

Section 4: Students

Section 4 of the ASBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on students - admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline, health and welfare, and school-related activities.

4.1 Residence Requirements
4.2 Entrance Requirements
4.3 Compulsory Attendance Requirements
4.4 Student Transfers
4.5 School Choice
4.6P Home Schooling
4.6P-F Homeschool Tentative Placement Letter
4.6P-F Homeschool Students or Students from Non-accredited Schools Entering District
4.7 Absences
4.8 Make-up Work

4.11 Equal Educational Opportunity
4.12 Student Organnizations/Equal Access
4.13 Privacy of Students' Records/Directory Information
4.13E Record Release Notification

4.13F Objection to Publication of Directory Information
4.15 Contact With Students While at School
4.16 Student Visitors
4.17 Student Discipline
4.18 Prohibited Conduct
4.18E Parent-Student Statement of Responsibility
4.19 Conduct to and from School and Transportation Eligibility
4.20 Disruption of School
4.21 Student Assault or Battery
4.22 Weapons and Dangerous Instruments 4.23 Tobacco and Tobacco Products
4.24 Drugs and Alcohol
4.25 Student Dress/School Uniforms
4.26 Gangs and Gang Activity
4.27 Student Sexual Harassment
4.28 Laser Pointers
4.30 Suspension From School
4.31 Expulsion
4.32 Search Seizure and Interrogations
4.33 Students' Vehicles
4.34 Communicable Diseases and Parasites
4.35 Student Medications
4.35F Medication Administration Release Form
4.36 Student Illness/Accident 4.37 Emergency Drills
4.38 Permanent Records
4.39 Corporal Punishment
4.40 Homeless Students
4.43 Bullying
4.44 Attendance requirements for Students in Grades 9–12
4.44R Application-for Special Student Status
4.45 Smart Core Curriculum and Graduation Requirements 2018-2020
4.45P1 Smart Core Curriculum and Graduation Requirements 2021 and Thereafter
4.47 Possession and use of Cell Phones and Other Electronic Devices
4.48 Video Surveillance and Other Student Monitoring
4.49 Special Education
4.49P1 Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) for Children with Disabilities under the IDEA
4.49P2 Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE)
4.50 School Meal Modifications
4.51 Food Service Prepayment
4.52 Students who are Foster Children
4.55P Promotion, Retention and Acceleration of Students
4.58 Food Sharing and its Removal From Food Service Area
4.59P Academic Course Attendance by Private School and Home School Students


Section 5: Curriculum and Instruction

Section 5 of the ASBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the instructional program: basic curricular subjects; special programs, instructional resources, and academic achievement.

5.2 Planning for Educational Improvement
5.3P Curriculum Development/Adoption/Review
5.4 School Improvement Teams
5.5P Textbook and Software Selection and Adoption
5.6 Challenge To Instructional/Supplemental Materials5.7 Selection of Library/Media Center Materials
5.7F Request for Reconsideration of Library/Media Center Materials
5.8 Use of Copyrighted Materials
5.9 Computer Software Copyright
5.10 Religion in the Schools
5.11 Digital Learning Courses Policy

5.14P Homework
5.15P1 Grading
5.17P1 Honor Roll and Honor Graduates
5.17P2 Graduation Exercises
5.17F Honor Roll and Graduate Opt Out Form
5.20 District Website
5.20.1 Web Site Privacy Policy
5.21 Advanced Placement Courses
5.22P Concurrent Credit
5.25 Marketing of Personal Information
5.26 Alternative Learning Environments
5.29 Wellness Policy
5.41P Academic Freedom
5.42P Multicultural Education
5.43P Citizenship / Values Education
5.44P Achievement Gap Task Force
5.45P Homebound Instruction
5.46P Adult Education Program Administration



Section 6: School, Home, and Community Relations

Section 6 of the ASBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on parent and community involvement in schools. Except for policies concerning education agencies, statements on public sector relations with the school district are located in this section, too.


6.1 Communication Goals

6.2 Relations With School Support Organizations

6.3 Public Gifts and Donations to the Schools

6.4 School Volunteers

6.5 Visitors to the Schools

6.6 Fundraising

6.7 Complaints

6.8 Distribution of Printed Materials

6.9 Media Relations and News Releases

6.10 Sex Offenders on Campus (Megan’s Law)

6.11 Parental/Community Involvement

6.30P Freedom of Information Act Requests

6.31P Recognition for Accomplishment



Section 7: Business and Financial Management

Section 7 of the ASBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on school-finances and the management of funds. Policies on the financing of school construction and renovation, however, are filed in Section F, Facilities Development.

7.1 Fiscal Year
7.2 Annual Operating Budget Saved
7.3 Millage Rate
7.4P Funding Proposals, Grants and Special Funding
7.4P1 Revenues from Tax Sources
7.4P2 Revenues from Tax Sources
7.5F Commodities Bidder Affidavit
7.5F2 Food Service Commodities Bidder Affidavit
7.5P Purchases and Procurement
7.6 Activity Account
7.6P Petty Cash Accounts
7.7 Cash in Classrooms
7.8 Personal Property
7.9 Property Insurance
7.10 Public Use of School Buildings
7.10P1 Rentals and Service Charges
7.11 Use of School Funds for Non-School Related Purposes
7.12 Expense Reimbursement
7.13 Management and Disposal of District Property
7.14 Use of District Cell Phones and Computers
7.15 Record Retention and Destruction
7.16 Information Technology Security
7.17 Food Service Prepayment
7.18 Disposal of Non-Negotiated Checks or Unclaimed Property
7.19P1 Service Animals in District Facilities
7.20 Electronic Fund Transfers
7.21P1 Facilities Planning
7.21P2 Naming Facilities
7.22 Private Sponsorship of Extracurricular Events
7.22F Event Sponsor Agreement
7.23 Health Care Coverage and the Affordable Care Act
7.30P Authorized Signatures
7.31P Financial Reports and Statements
7.32P Inventories
7.33P Audits / Financial Monitoring
7.34P Taxing and Borrowing Authority/Limitations
7.36P Bid Protests


Section 8: Classified Personnel

Classified Personnel Policies Committee

Personnel Policies for Classified Staff

8.34 Classified Personnel Who Are Mandatory Reporters Duty to Report Child Abuse, Maltreatment or Neglect