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5 months ago

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Topic

Policy Number(s)

Absence from Work 260
Academic Freedom 252, 426, 427, 430  
Acceptance of Grant Awards 510
Access to Legal Counsel 170
Accountability Reporting 587 681
Activities, Student 304 342 355 306 307 530
ADA Grievance 237
Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Plans 457 437
Adherence to Copyright 475
Adherence to Lawful and Proper Conduct 202 290
Adherence to Purchasing Procedures 525 526
Advertising on School Property 636 637
Administration of Medication at School 370
Admission of Non-Resident Students 302
Advisory School Councils 195 698
Age of Attendance 301
Agenda for Board Meetings 130
Alcohol and Drug Abuse 222 291
Alcohol Use by Students 291
Allowable and Unallowable Expenditures 519
Animals in School 480
Annual Leave 265
Applicant Backgound Investigations 205
Approval of Plans for New Facilities 561
Arrest of Students 632
Assault of Employees 233
Assignment of Employees 217, 218, 281, 285
Assignment of Students 315
Attendance Areas 302 303 304
Attendance, Students 301 306
Attendance, Compulsory 300
Attendance by Non-Resident Students/Open Enrollment 302 303 304
Authority over Non-Students 625
Authority of Board Members 105 115 160
Average Yearly Progress 437 457
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Bedside Instruction (Not to Resuscitate) 373
Biased Materials 426
Blood Borne Pathogens 372
Board Meetings Attendance 135
Board Members Doing Business with the School District 150 160 254
Board Members Eligibility and Election 102
Board Members' Relatives Doing Business with the School District 150 254
Board Member Training 106
Board of Education Self-Evaluation 131
Board Protocols on Roles and Lines of Communication 180
Board - School superintendent Relations 190
Budget Development 505
Building Plans and Warranties 564
Bus Driver Drug Testing 223
Business Policy Statement 500
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Cafeteria Program 550
Calendar 415
Capitalization Policy 527
Cell Phones 590
Certificates of Waiver 283
Change Orders 563
Charitable Fundraising 248
Charter Schools 695
Child Abuse and Neglect 293 632
Closed Campuses 380
Coaching Professional Staff Duties 285
Code of Ehtics, Board 160
Collaborative School Improvement Programs 470
Committees of the Board 125
Communicable Diseases 277 371
Communication with the Public 610 650 651 652 665
Community Access to School Facilities 686
Complaints to the Board 180
Complaint Procedure: Methods and Materials 430
Compulsory School Attendance 300
Computers, Use of 476
Confidential Information, Board 116 160 170
Confidentiality of Student Records 326
Conflict of Interest, Board Members 150 243
Conflict of Interest, Employees 243 254
Consultation with Parents and Teachers 665 615
Contracts and Extra-Curricular Activities 285
Controversial Materials, Methods and Issues 430
Copyright Adherence 475
Corporal Punishment 345
Corrective Action Plans 457
Credit for Travel 300
Criminal Background Check of Applicants 205
Custodial Rights of Parents 660
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Daily Cash Deposits 521
Delegation of Authority to Sperintendent 105 191
Deming High School Senior Portraits 459
Detention of Students 336
Developmentally Disabled-PreKindergarten Children 301
Diplomas 318
Discharge of Licensed Instructors 219 227
Discipline and Safety 687
Discipline of Students 222 336 338 341 343 346 347
Discipline for Special Education Students 336
Disclosure of Employee Names 259
Disclosure of Student names 326 327
Dispensation of Medications 370
Disruptive Conduct 336
Distribution and Sale of Unauthorized Materials 352
District Accountability 684
District Equipment for Personal Use 591
District Performance and Accountability Survey 681
District Salaries and Alignment 507
District Standards/Accountability 501
Dogs, Use of to Search 339 543
Donations 630
Dress, Student 336 346 348
Drug-Free School Zones 222 543
Drug-Free Work Place 222 543
Drug Testing of Employees 222 223
Drug Testing of Students 222
Drug Use by Students 222 369
Duties of All Employees 202 222 230 231 290 291 292 293 526
Duties of Board Members 105 115 120
Duties of Licensed Employees 206
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Early Payment of Bills 536
Educational Philosophy 400
Educators' Code of Ethics 202
Election of Board Officers 120
Eligibility and Method of Election 102
Eligibility for Interscholastic Competition 304 342
Emergency Leave 269
Employee Assault 233
Employee Eligibility for Fringe Benefits 276
Employee Liability 255
Employee Transfers, Certified Personnel 218
Employee Use of Tobacco Products 224
Employees and Family Doing Business with the School District 254
Employment Certificates, Student 310
Employment of Employees 217 219 220
Employment Recommendations for Current of Former Employees of the District 296
End of Course Tests 409
English Language Learners 478
Equal Access for Student Groups 355
Equal Opportunity Guidelines 201
Equipment - Personnal Use 591
Evaluation of Employees 215
Expenses/Reimbursement for Travel 522
Explosives in School 336 347
Expulsion of Students 222 336 347
Extended Illness Leave 262 263
Extra-Curricular Activities Participation 306
Extra-Curricular Assignments and Contracts 285
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Family and Youth Resources Program 683
Family Engagement 602
Family Medical Leave 263
Final Payment for Building Projects 562
Financial System and Expenditure Reports 520 535
Firearms in School 336 347
Fiscal Control 520
Flag Display 456
Food Services 550
Foul and Abusive Language 336 351 354
Freedom of Expression, Student 351 354
Fringe Benefits Employee eligibility 276
Fund Balance Classifications 524
Fund-Raising Projects 248 530
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Gambling 336
Gang Activity 336 346
Gifts and Gratuities - Board Members 151
Gifts and Gratuities - Employees 249
Gifts from Non-Tax Sources 630
Goals for the District 401
Graduation 316
Graduation Requirements 408
Graduation Special Education Students 317
Grant Awards 510
Grievance by Employees 236
Guest Speakers 252 427
Guns in School 336 347
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Hazard Communication Program 542
Hazing 336, 338
Hearing Authority 191
Home Schools 650
Homebound Instruction 410
Homeless Students 404
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Illegal or Improper Conduct 290, 526
Immunizations, Student 357
Incentivies for School Improvement Funds 458
Inspection of Public Records 680
Internet Acceptable Use Policy 476
Inter-zone Transfers 304
Intimidation and Hostile of Offensive Conduct, Student 343
Intramural Activities 307
Instructional Goals 401
Insurance Coverage for Facilities and Employees 580
Interrogation of Students 632
Inter-Zone Transfers, Students 303
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Job Descriptions 207
Jury Duty/Court Subpoena Leave 266
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Knives in School 347
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Law Enforcement Agencies 632
Leaves from Duty 260
Legal Status and Authority of the Board 100
LEP Students 478
Library Bill of Rights 425
Local School Board Finance Subcommittee Duties 126
Local School Board Audit Committee Duties 127
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Married Students 333
Maternity Leave 263, 273
Medical Leave 262, 263
Medication Administration 370
Meetings of the Board/Open Meetings Resolution 130
Megan's Law 295
Mentorship Program 209
Methods of Operation: Board 115
Mileage Payments for Board Members 145
Mileage Payments for Employees 245
Military Access to Students 321
Military Leave 267
Minutes of Board Meetings 138
Mission of the District (Educational Philosophy) 400
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Name Change of Students 325
Nepotism 155, 281
Network Disaster Recovery Plan 553
Networked Information Resources 475
Non-Discrimination 201
Notice of Board Meetings 130
Non-Resident Students, Admission and Attendance 302, 303
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Objectives (Goals) of the District 401
Occupancy of New Facilities 562
Officers of the Board: Duties 120
Open Enrollment 302
Open Meetings Resolution 130
Operation and Maintenance of Plant 540
Order of Business for Board Meetings 137
Organization of the Board 101
Overtime Compensation 280
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Parental Notification 682
Parents Custodial Rights 660
Parent-Teacher-Student Organizations 615
Parliamentary Procedure 136
Participation of the Public 600, 601
Paternity Leave 263
Pay for Unused Sick Leave 262
Per Diem Payments 245
Performances by Students 251, 635, 636
"Persistently Dangerous School" 687
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Personal Leave 264
Personality Tests 436
Personal Use of Equipment 591
Personnel and Communicable Disease/Health Threats 277
Personnel Assignments 281
Personnel Policy Statement 200
Personnel Records 257, 258, 259
Pledge of Allegiance 455
Police 632
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Policies of the Board of Education 110
Political Campaigns 638
Political Activities by Employees and Others 251
Portraits, Deming High School Senior 459
Powers and Duties of the Board 105
Pregnant Students 333
President of the Board, Duties 120, 136
Prevention of Drug Abuse 605
Prevention of Suicide 385
Principals of Schools 212
Private Schools 651
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Probationary Training Period 284
Professional Leave 261
Professional Growth Plan 204
Prohibited Acts by Students 336, 337, 338, 340, 341, 343, 346, 347
Promotion of Students 315, 438
Publications, Student 351
Public Gifts and Donations 630
Public Hearings 134
Public Information Program 610
Public Perfomances and Trips by Students 635
Public Records 680
Pupil Transportation 360
Purchasing Cards 523
Purchasing Procedures 525, 526
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Qualification for Licensed Employees 206
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Raffle Tickets, Sale of 248, 530
Reading Initiative 403
Recessed Meetings 133
Records, Student 325
Reduction-in-Force 227
Re-employment of Employees 219, 220
Reimbursement of Board Members 145
Relations with Community Organizations 652
Relations with Home Schools 650
Relations with Private Schools 651
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Release of Personnel Information 257, 259
Release of Students to Others 375, 632
Religion in the Schools 431
Remedial Programs 406
Remuneration and Reimbursement for Board Members 145
Rental of School Facilities 670
Reporting Acts of Violence, Vandalism 292
Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect 293
Reporting Illegal or Improper Conduct 290
Reporting Student Abuse of Alcohol or Drugs 291
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Reporting to Parents 620
Required Minimum Instructional Areas 407
Required Training 210
Resignations of Employees 221
Responsibilities Regarding LEP Students 478
Resuscitation Orders 373
Retention of Students 315, 438
Return to Work 214
Rights and Responsibilities 336
Rules of Conduct for Students 336, 337, 338, 340, 341, 343, 346, 347, 348
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Safety 540, 552
Salaries and Alignment 507
Salary Payment Procedures and Schedules 508
Salary Deductions 509
Salvageable Materials 556
School Attendance Areas 303
School Calendar 415
School Councils 195, 698
School Improvement/Corrective Action Plans 457
School Improvement Funds 458
School-Level Safety Plans 552
School Rights and Responsibilities 336
Search of Students 339, 543
Section 504/ADA 402
Selection of Equipment, Books and Materials 440
Selling on School Property 248, 352, 636
Sensitive Instructional Materials and Guest Speakers 427
Severability of Policies 110
Sex Education Programs and Curriculum 411
Sex Offender Registration and Notification (Megan’s Law) 295
Sexual Harassment – Employees 230, 337
Sexual Harassment – Students 336, 337
Sexual Misconduct 231, 336
Sick Leave 262
Sick Leave Bank 273
Sick Leave Incentive Plan 272
Smoking 224, 336 369
Soliciting and Selling on School Property 248, 352, 636
Special Education Services 405
Staffing Patterns - Class Loads 417
Standards of Professional Conduct 203
Statement of Philosophy 400
Student Absence for Travel 300
Student Achievement - Average Yearly Progress (AYP) 437
Student Activities 304, 342, 530
Student Dress 336, 346, 348
Student Fees 515
Student Freedom of Expression 354
Student Harassment Based on Race, Color, Religion, National Origin, Sexual Orientation or Disability 344
Student Inter-Zone Transfers 304
Student Participation in Activities 302, 304, 342, 355
Student Privacy (NCLBA) 320
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Students Charged with Serious Crimes 340
Students’ Legal Names 325
Student Publications 351
Student Records 325, 326, 327
Student Rights and Responsibilities 336
Student Supplies and Materials 441
Student Transportation 360, 551
Student Trips 635
Student Use of Tobacco Products 369
Substance Use and Abuse 222, 291, 336
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Substitute Teachers 239
Support Staff Hiring 216
Suicide Prevention 385
Superintendent of Schools 208
Surrogate Parents 690
Suspension of Students 336
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Teachers Which Are Not "Highly Qualified" 685
Termination of Employees 217, 219, 220, 227
Testing Program 435, 436
Theft Protection Awards 545
Threats of Violence by Students 341
Training and Experience Credit 282
Training and Experience Requirement 211
Transfer of Certified Personnel 218
Transportation Services 551
Transportation, Student 360
Travel Payments 245
Trips by Students 635
Truancy 336
Tutoring of Students 242
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Unauthorized Materials, Distribution and Sale 248, 352, 636
Use of Cell Phones while Operating School Vehicle Including Commercial Vehicle (CMV) 588
Use of District Computers 476
Use of Dogs to Search 339
Use of Students for Business Interests 635, 636
Use of Students for Political Activities 251, 635
Use of Tobacco Products 224, 336, 369
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Vacancies on the Board 140
Vandalism by Students 336
Vandalism Protection Rewards 545
Vandalism Reporting 292
Variable School Calendar 416
Videos/Films and Other Materials 426
Violent and Aggressive Conduct by Employees 234
Vision and Mission Statements (Educational Philosophy) 400
Visitors to School Campuses 625
Volunteers in Public Schools 297
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Weapons in School 347
Wellness Policy 592
Work Permits, Students 310

100 Series ---- Board of Education / Governance and Operations

5 months ago


100   Legal Status and Authority     of the Board
101   Organization of the Board
102   Eligibility and method of         Election
105   Powers and Duties of the       Board
106   Board Member Training
110   Policies of the Board of           Education
        110P   Policies of the Board of           Education
115   Methods of Operation:           Board
116   Confidential Information
120   Officers of the Board:             Duties
125   Committees of the Board
126   Local School Board Finance   Subcommitee Duties

127   Local School board Audit       Committee Duties

130   Meetings of the Board /         Open Meetings Resolution

131   Board of Education Self-         Evaluation
133   Recessed Meetings
134   Public Hearings


135   Board Meetings - Attendance
136   Parlimentary Procedure
137   Order of Business for Meetings
138   Minutes of the Meetings
140   Vacancies on the Board
145   Remuneration and Reimbusement       for Board Members

150   Board Members' Relatives Doing         Business with the School District
151  
  Gifts and Gratuities - Board                   Members
155   Nepotism
160   Code of Ethics
170   Access to Legal Counsel
180   Board Protocols on Roles and Lines     of Communication
181   School Board Censure
190   Board - School Superintendent             Relations
191   Delegation of Authority
195   Advisory School Councils

200 Series ---- Personnel / Human Resources

5 months ago


200   Personnel Policy Statement
       200-P   Meet and Confer
201   Nondiscrimination Policy
202   Educators' Code of Ethics
203   Standards of Professional     Conduct
204   Professional Growth Plan
205   Applicant Background             Investigations
206   Qualifications for Licensed     Employees
207   Job Descriptions
208   Superintendent of Schools
209   Mentorship Program
210   Required Training
211   Training and Experience         Requirement
212   Principals of Schools,               Employment and Functions
214   Return to Work
215   Evaluation of Employees
       215-P   Professional Incident               Report
216   Support Staff Hiring
217   Employment, Assignment,     Reemployement,                     Termination of Employees
218   Transfer of Personnel
219   Reemployment /                     Termination / Discharge of   Licensed School Instructors
220   Reemployment /                     Termination of Other             Employees
221   Resignations of Employees
222   Drug-Free Schools and           Campuses and Drug-Free       Work Place
223   Bus Driver Drug Testing
224   Employee Use of Tobacco     Products
227   Reduction-in-Force
       227-P   Reduction-in-Force                 Procedure
230   Sexual Harassment
231   Sexual Misconduct
233   Employee Assault
234   Violent and Aggressive           Conduct by School                   Employees
236   Grievance by Employees
       236-1   Optional Grievance                 Procedure
237   ADA Grievance Procedure
239   Substitute Teachers
242   Tutoring of Students
243   Conflict of Interest


245   Travel, Per Diem and Mileage               Payments
248   Soliciting and Selling by Employees
249   Gifts and Gratuities
251   Political Activities by Employees and   Others
252   Academic Freedom
254   Employee / Immediate Family               Members Doing Business with the       School District
255   Employee Liability
257   Personnel Records
258   Release of Personnel Information
259   Disclosure of Employee Names
260   Leaves from Duty
261   Professional Leave
262   Sick Leave
263   Family and Medical Leave
264   Personal Leave
265   Annual Leave
266   Jury Duty / Court Subpoena Leave
267   Military Leave
269   Emergency Leave
272   Sick Leave Incentive Plan
273   Sick Leave Bank
276   Employee Eligibility for Fringe               Benefits
277   Personnel and Communicable             Disease / Health Threats
280   Overtime Compensation
281   Personnel Assignments
282   Training and Experience Credit
283   Certificates of Waiver
284   Probationary Training Period
285   Coaching / Extra Curricular                   Professional Staff Duties
   285-P   Coaching Staff Duties /                           Qualifications
290   Reporting Illegal or Improper                 Conduct
291   Reporting Student Abuse of Alcohol     or Drugs
292   Reporting Acts of Violence,                     Vandalism
293   Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
295   Sex Offender Registration and               Notification (Megan's Law)
296   Employment Recommendations for     Current or Former Employees of the   District
297    Volunteers in Public Schools
   297-P   Volunteer Policy

300 Series ---- Students

12 months ago

300 Compulsory School Attendance
301 Age of Attendance
302 Attendance by Non-Resident Students / Open Enrollment
303 Attendance Areas
304 Inter-Zone Transfers
306 Extracurricular Activities Participation
307 Intramural Activities
310 Employment Certificates
315 Assignment, Promotion and Retention
316 Graduation
317 Graduation Special Education Students
318 Diplomas
320 Student Privacy
321 Military Access to Students
325 Student Records
326 Confidentiality of Student Records
327 Disclosure of Student Names
333 Married / Pregnant Students
336 Student & School Rights/Responsibilities
337 Sexual Harassment - Students
338 Hazing
339 Searches of Students
340 Students Charged with Serious Crimes

341 Threats of Violence by Students
342 Activities
343 Prohibiting Bullying, Cyberbullying, Intimidation and Hostile or Offensive Conduct
344 Prohibition of Student Harassment Based on Race, Color...
345 Corporal Punishment
346 Gang Activity
347 Weapons in School
348 Student Dress
351 Student Publications
352 Distribution and Sale of Unauthorized Materials
354 Student Freedom of Expression
355 Equal Access for Student Groups
357 Student Immunizations
360 Student Transportation
369 Student Use of Tobacco Products
370 Medication at School
371 Communicable Diseases
372 Bloodborne Pathogens
373 Resuscitation Orders
375 Release of Students
380 Closed Campuses
385 Suicide Prevention

400 Series ---- Instruction

11 months ago

400 Educational Philosophy
401 Instructional Goals
402 Section 504 / ADA
403 Reading Initiatives
404 Homeless Students
405 Special Education Services
406 Remediation Programs
407 Required Minimum Instructional Areas
408 Graduation Requirements
409 End of Course Tests
410 Homebound Instruction
411 Sex Education Programs and Curriculum
415 School Calendar
416 Variable School Calendar
417 Staffing Patterns - Class Loads
425 Library Bill of Rights
426 Biased Materials
427 Sensitive Instructional Materials and Guest Speakers
430 Controversial Materials, Methods and Issues
431 Religion in the Schools
435 Testing Program of the School District
436 Personality Tests
437 Determining Student Achievement - Average Yearly Progress (AYP)
438 Promotion and Retention
440 Equipment, Books, & Materials

441 Student Supplies and Materials
455 Pledge of Allegiance
456 Flag Display
457 AYP School Improvement/Corrective Action Plans
458 Incentivies for School Improvement Funds
459 Deming High School Senior Portraits
470 Collaborative School Improvement Programs
475 Adherence to Copyright
476 Use of District Computers
478 Responsibilities Regarding LEP Students
480 Animals in the School
481 Special Education: Eligibility Determinations
482 Special Education: Least Restrictive Environment
483 Special Education: Preschool
484 Special Education: Indentification of Eligible Students
485 Special Education: Surrogate Parents
486 Special Education: Continuum of Services
487 Special Education: Discipline
488 Special Education: Transfer of Parental Rights to Students
489 Special Education: Transition
490 Special Education: Individualized Education Program
491 Special Education: Procedural Safeguards
492 Special Education: Notice of Proposed Actions
493 Special Education: Advocate Responsibilities

500 Series ---- Business and Non-Instructional Operations / Support Services

5 months ago

500 Business Policy Statement   540 Operation and Maintenance of Plant
501 District Standards / Accountablity   542 Hazard Communications Program
505 Budget Development   543 Drug Free School Zones
507 District Salaries and Alignment   543-P Drug Free School Zones
508 Salary Payment Procedures and Schedules   545 Vandalism and Theft Protection Rewards
509 Salary Deductions   550 Food Services
510 Acceptance of Grant Awards   551 Transportation Services
515 Student Fees   552 School-Level Safety Plans
519 Allowable and Unallowable Expenditures   553 Network Disaster Recovery Plan
520 Fiscal Control   556 Salvageable Materials
521 Daily Cash Deposits   561 Approval of Plan for New Facilities
522 Expense Reimbursements - Travel   562 Final Payment for Building Projects
523 Purchasing Cards   563 Change Orders
524 Fund Balance Classifications   564 Building Plans and Warranties
525 Purchasing Procedures   580 Insurance Coverage for Facilities and Employees
526 Adherence to Purchasing Procedures   587 Accountability Reporting
527 Capitalization Policy   588 Use of Cell Phones while Operating School Vehicle
528 Intra-Budget Transfers   590 Cell Phones
530 Fund-Raising Projects   591 Personal Use of District Equipment
535 Financial System and Expenditure Reports   592 Wellness Policy
536 Early Payment of Bills  

600 Series ---- School and Community Relations

5 months ago

600 Participation of the Public in School Affairs   652 Relations with Community Organizations
601 Public Paticipation at Board Meetings   660 Rights of Non-Custodial Parents
602 Family Engagement   665 Consultations with Parents and Teachers
605 Parent Involvement / School Collaboaration on Preventing Substance Use and Abuse   670 Rental of School Facilities
610 Public Information Program   680 Inspection of Public Records
615 Parent-Teacher-Student Organizations   681 District's Performance - Accountablitiy Survey
620 Reporting to Parents / Guardians   682 Parental Notification
625 Visitors to School Campuses   683 Family and Youth Resources Program
626 Smoking on Campus   684 District Accountability
630 Gifts from Non-Tax Sources   685 Teachers which Are Not "Highly Qualified"
632 Law Enforcement Agencies   686 Community Access to School Facilities
634 Student Travel to Activities, Special Events, Field Trips   687 Discipline and Safety (Persistently Dangerous School)
635 Public Performances and Trips by Students   690 Surrogate Parent
636 Soliciting and Selling on School Property   695 Charter Schools
637 Advertising   698 Advisory School Councils
640 Community Resource Persons  
650 Relations with Home Schools  
651 Relations with Private Schools