Policy Manual


SECTION A:

FOUNDATIONS AND BASIC COMMITMENTS 


AA SCHOOL DISTRICT LEGAL STATUS, Rev042210
AB THE PEOPLE AND THEIR SCHOOL DISTRICT, Rev042210
AC NONDISCRIMINATION, Rev101612
ACA NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEX, Rev101612
ACAB SEXUAL HARASSMENT
ACE NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF HANDICAP
AD EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY
ADA SCHOOL DISTRICT MISSION AND GOALS
ADC SMOKING ON SCHOOL PREMISES

SECTION B:

BOARD GOVERNANCE AND OPERATIONS 


BA SCHOOL COMMITTEE OPERATIONAL GOALS, Rev042210
BAA EVALUATION OF SCHOOL COMMITTEE OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES, Revision Adopted 041912
BB SCHOOL COMMITTEE LEGAL STATUS, Rev042210
BBA SCHOOL COMMITTEE POWERS AND DUTIES, Rev032411
BBAA SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBER AUTHORITY
BBBA/BBBB SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBER QUALIFICATIONS/OATH OF OFFICE
BBBC SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBER RESIGNATION
BBBE UNEXPIRED TERM FULFILLMENT
BCA SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBER ETHICS  (Massachusetts Association of School Committees Code of Ethics)
BDA SCHOOL COMMITTEE ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
BDB SCHOOL COMMITTEE OFFICERS
BDC APPOINTED COMMITTEE OFFICIALS
BDD SCHOOL COMMITTEE-SUPERINTENDENT RELATIONSHIP
BDE SUBCOMMITTEES OF THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE
BDF ADVISORY COMMITTEES TO THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE
BDFA SCHOOL COUNCILS
BDFA-E-1 SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN
BDFA-E-2 SUBMISSION AND APPROVAL OF THE SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN
BDFA-E-3 CONDUCT OF SCHOOL COUNCIL BUSINESS
BDG SCHOOL ATTORNEY
BE SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETINGS
BEC EXECUTIVE SESSIONS
BEDA NOTIFICATION OF SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETINGS
BEDB AGENDA FORMAT
BEDB-E AGENDA FORMAT
BEDD RULES OF ORDER
BEDF VOTING METHOD
BEDG MINUTES
BEDH PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AT SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETINGS
BEE SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR CONDUCTING HEARINGS
BG SCHOOL COMMITTEE POLICY DEVELOPMENT
BGB POLICY ADOPTION, Rev042210
BGC POLICY REVISION AND REVIEW
BGD (also CHB) SCHOOL COMMITTEE REVIEW OF REGULATIONS
BGE POLICY DISSEMINATION
BGF SUSPENSION OF POLICIES
BHC (also GBD) SCHOOL COMMITTEE-STAFF COMMUNICATIONS
BHE USE OF ELECTRONIC MESSAGING BY SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBERS
BIA NEW SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBER ORIENTATION
BIBA SCHOOL COMMITTEE CONFERENCES, CONVENTIONS, AND WORKSHOPS
BID SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBER COMPENSATION AND EXPENSES
BJ SCHOOL COMMITTEE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM
BK SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

SECTION C:

GENERAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION 


CA ADMINISTRATION GOALS
CB SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT or REGIONAL SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT
CBD SUPERINTENDENT'S CONTRACT
CBI EVALUATION OF THE SUPERINTENDENT
CBI-E EVALUATION OF THE SUPERINTENDENT
CCB LINES OF AUTHORITY AND STAFF RELATIONS
CE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCILS, CABINETS AND COMMITTEES
CH POLICY IMPLEMENTATION
CHA DEVELOPMENT OF REGULATIONS/PROCEDURES
CHB (BGD) SCHOOL COMMITTEE REVIEW OF REGULATIONS/PROCEDURES
CHC REGULATIONS/PROCEDURES  DISSEMINATION
CHCA APPROVAL OF HANDBOOKS AND DIRECTIVES
CHCA-E APPROVAL OF HANDBOOKS AND DIRECTIVES
CHD ADMINISTRATION IN POLICY ABSENCE
CL ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
CM SCHOOL DISTRICT ANNUAL REPORT

SECTION D:

FISCAL MANAGEMENT 


DA FISCAL MANAGEMENT GOALS
DB ANNUAL BUDGET
DBC BUDGET DEADLINES AND SCHEDULES
DBD BUDGET PLANNING
DBG BUDGET ADOPTION PROCEDURES
DBJ BUDGET TRANSFER AUTHORITY
DD FUNDING PROPOSALS AND APPLICATIONS
DGA AUTHORIZED SIGNATURES
DH BONDED EMPLOYEES AND OFFICERS
DI FISCAL ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING
DIE AUDITS
DJ PURCHASING
DJA PURCHASING AUTHORITY
DJE BIDDING REQUIREMENTS
DJG VENDOR RELATIONS
DK PAYMENT PROCEDURES
DKC EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENTS

SECTION E:

SUPPORT SERVICES 


EB SAFETY PROGRAM
EBAB PEST MANAGEMENT POLICY
EBB FIRST AID
EBC EMERGENCY PLANS
EBCD EMERGENCY CLOSINGS
EC BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS MANAGEMENT
ECA BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS SECURITY
ECAC VANDALISM
EDC AUTHORIZED USE OF SCHOOL-OWNED MATERIALS
EEA STUDENT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES, revised 10/20/11
EEAA WALKERS AND RIDERS
EEAE SCHOOL BUS SAFETY PROGRAM
EEAEA BUS DRIVER EXAMINATION AND TRAINING
EEAEA-1 DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING FOR SCHOOL BUS AND COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DRIVERS
EEAEC also JICC STUDENT CONDUCT ON SCHOOL BUSES
EEAEC-R also JICCR STUDENT CONDUCT ON SCHOOL BUSES
EEAG STUDENT TRANSPORTATION IN PRIVATE VEHICLES
EFC FREE AND REDUCED PRICE FOOD SERVICES

SECTION F:

FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT 


FA FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT GOALS, Rev021110
FA-E FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT GOALS
FB FACILITIES PLANNING
FCC TEMPORARY CLOSINGS, Rev022110
FCB RETIREMENT OF FACILITIES, Rev021110
FF NAMING NEW FACILITIES

SECTION G:

PERSONNEL POLICIES 


GA PERSONNEL POLICIES GOALS
GBA EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
GBD (also BHC) SCHOOL COMMITTEE-STAFF COMMUNICATIONS
GBEA STAFF ETHICS / CONFLICT OF INTEREST
GBEB STAFF CONDUCT
GBEBC GIFTS TO AND SOLICITATIONS BY STAFF
GBEC DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY
GBED TOBACCO USE ON SCHOOL PROPERTY BY STAFF MEMBERS
GBGB STAFF PERSONAL SECURITY AND SAFETY
GBI STAFF PARTICIPATION IN POLITICAL ACTIVITIES
GBJ    PERSONNEL RECORDS
GBJC CORI  REQUIREMENTS
GBJC-1 FINGERPRINTING POLICY
GBK STAFF COMPLAINTS AND GRIEVANCES
GCA PROFESSIONAL STAFF POSITIONS
GCBA PROFESSIONAL STAFF SALARY SCHEDULES
GCBB EMPLOYMENT OF ADMINISTRATORS
GCBC PROFESSIONAL STAFF SUPPLEMENTARY PAY PLANS
GCC PROFESSIONAL STAFF LEAVES AND ABSENCES
GCCC PROFESSIONAL STAFF FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE
GCCC-E FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE
GCD PROFESSIONAL STAFF VACATIONS AND HOLIDAYS
GCE PROFESSIONAL STAFF RECRUITING/POSTING OF VACANCIES
GCF PROFESSIONAL STAFF HIRING
GCG PART-TIME AND SUBSTITUTE PROFESSIONAL STAFF EMPLOYMENT
GCIA PHILOSOPHY OF STAFF DEVELOPMENT
GCJ PROFESSIONAL TEACHER STATUS
GCO EVALUATION OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF
GCQA REDUCTION IN PROFESSIONAL STAFF WORK FORCE
GCQD RESIGNATION OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBERS
GCQE RETIREMENT OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBERS
GCQF SUSPENSION AND DISMISSAL OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBERS
GCRD TUTORING FOR PAY
GDA SUPPORT STAFF POSITIONS
GDB SUPPORT STAFF CONTRACTS AND COMPENSATION PLANS
GDBC SUPPORT STAFF SUPPLEMENTARY PAY PLANS
GDBD SUPPORT STAFF FRINGE BENEFITS
GDC SUPPORT STAFF LEAVES AND ABSENCES
GDCC SUPPORT STAFF FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE
GDCC-E FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE
GDD SUPPORT STAFF VACATIONS AND HOLIDAYS
GDE SUPPORT STAFF RECRUITING/POSTING OF VACANCIES
GDF SUPPORT STAFF HIRING
GDI SUPPORT STAFF PROBATION
GDJ SUPPORT STAFF ASSIGNMENTS AND TRANSFERS
GDO EVALUATION OF SUPPORT STAFF
GDP SUPPORT STAFF PROMOTIONS
GDQC RETIREMENT OF SUPPORT STAFF MEMBERS
GDQD SUSPENSION AND DISMISSAL OF SUPPORT STAFF MEMBERS

SECTION H:

NEGOTIATIONS 


HA NEGOTIATIONS GOALS
HB NEGOTIATIONS LEGAL STATUS
HF SCHOOL COMMITTEE NEGOTIATING AGENTS

SECTION I:

INSTRUCTION 


IA INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS
IB ACADEMIC FREEDOM
IC/ICA SCHOOL YEAR/SCHOOL CALENDAR
IC-2 VIRTUAL SCHOOL CALENDAR
ID SCHOOL DAY
IE ORGANIZATION OF INSTRUCTION
IGA CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
IGB SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAMS
IGC GRADE 8 STUDENTS TAKING HIGH SCHOOL COURSES
IGBE SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTION, revised 12/18/12
IGBH ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
IGD CURRICULUM ADOPTION
IHA BASIC INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM
IHAE PHYSICAL EDUCATION, revised 10/20/11
IHA-E BASIC INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM
IHAI OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION
IHAM HEALTH EDUCATION
IHAM-1 PARENTAL NOTIFICATION RELATIVE TO SEX EDUCATION
IHAM-1-E SAMPLE NOTICE TO PARENT/GUARDIAN
IHAMA TEACHING ABOUT DRUGS, ALCOHOL, AND TOBACCO
IHAM-R HEALTH EDUCATION (Exemption Procedure)
IHB SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS AND ACCOMMODATIONS (PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS)
IHBA PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
IHBB GIFTED AND TALENTED EDUCATION
IHBD COMPENSATORY EDUCATION (Title 1)
IHBE ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING PROGRAMS
IHBEA ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
IHBF HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTION
IHBG HOME SCHOOLING
IHBG-E HOME SCHOOLING
IHBG-R HOME SCHOOLING
IHBH ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL PROGRAMS
IHBHB MAGNET SCHOOLS
IHCA SUMMER SCHOOLS
IIAC LIBRARY RESOURCES
IIAE RECONSIDERATION OF INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES
IJ INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
IJJ TEXTBOOK SELECTION AND ADOPTION
IJK SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS SELECTION AND ADOPTION
IJL LIBRARY MATERIALS SELECTION AND ADOPTION
IJL-R LIBRARY MATERIALS SELECTION AND ADOPTION
IJM SPECIAL INTEREST MATERIALS SELECTION AND ADOPTION
IJND CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION - Access to Electronic Media
IJNDB ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY – TECHNOLOGY
IJNDB-E USER AGREEMENT FOR PARTICIPATION IN AN ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM
IJNDB-R ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY - TECHNOLOGY Administrative Procedures for Implementation
IJNDC SCHOOL AND DISTRICT WEB PAGES
IJNDC-R WEB SITE GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES FOR APPROVAL
IJOA FIELD TRIPS
IJOA-1 FIELD TRIPS
IJOA-R FIELD TRIPS
IJOB COMMUNITY RESOURCE PERSONS/ SPEAKERS
IJOC SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS
IK ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
IKAB STUDENT PROGRESS REPORTS TO PARENTS/GUARDIANS
IKB HOMEWORK
IKE PROMOTION AND RETENTION OF STUDENTS
IKF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
IL EVALUATION OF INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS
ILBA DISTRICT PROGRAM ASSESSMENTS
ILBA-E DISTRICT PROGRAM ASSESSMENTS: INTEGRATED LEARNING OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT PLAN- Roles and Responsibilities
IMA TEACHING ACTIVITIES/PRESENTATIONS
IMB TEACHING ABOUT CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES/CONTROVERSIAL SPEAKERS
IMD SCHOOL CEREMONIES AND OBSERVANCES

SECTION J:

STUDENTS 


JA STUDENT POLICIES GOALS
JA-E COMPLIANCE EFFORTS TO MEET STUDENT POLICIES GOALS
JB EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
JBA STUDENT-TO-STUDENT HARASSMENT, Rev072210
JC ATTENDANCE AREAS
JCA ASSIGNMENT OF STUDENTS TO SCHOOLS
JEB ENTRANCE AGE, Amended012209
JF SCHOOL ADMISSIONS
JFBB SCHOOL CHOICE
JF-E-1 SCHOOL ADMISSIONS
JF-E-2 SCHOOL ADMISSIONS
JH STUDENT ABSENCES AND EXCUSES
JHD EXCLUSIONS AND EXEMPTIONS FROM SCHOOL ATTENDANCE, Rev072210
JI-A STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF 18 YEAR OLD STUDENTS
JIB STUDENT INVOLVEMENT IN DECISION-MAKING
JIC STUDENT CONDUCT, Rev072210
JICA STUDENT DRESS CODE
JICC (also EEAE STUDENT CONDUCT ON SCHOOL BUSES, Rev072210
JICC-R (also EE STUDENT CONDUCT ON SCHOOL BUSES
JICE STUDENT PUBLICATIONS
JICF GANG ACTIVITY/SECRET SOCIETIES, Rev072210
JICFA PROHIBITION OF HAZING, Rev072210
JICFA-E HAZING
JICFB BULLYING
JICG TOBACCO USE BY STUDENTS
JICH DRUG / ALCOHOL USE BY STUDENTS
JIE PREGNANT STUDENTS
JIH SEARCHES  AND INTERROGATIONS
JII STUDENT COMPLAINTS AND GRIEVANCES
JJ CO-CURRICULAR AND EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
JJ-E CO-CURRICULAR AND EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
JJF STUDENT ACTIVITY ACCOUNTS
JJG CONTESTS FOR STUDENTS
JJIB INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS
JJIF HEAD INJURIES AND CONCUSSION
JK STUDENT DISCIPLINE
JKA CORPORAL PUNISHMENT
JKAA PHYSICAL RESTRAINT OF STUDENTS
JL STUDENT WELFARE
JLA STUDENT INSURANCE PROGRAM
JLC STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES AND REQUIREMENTS
JLCA PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS OF STUDENTS
JLCB INOCULATIONS OF STUDENTS
JLCC COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
JLCCA AIDS (ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME) RESOLUTION
JLCCA-E-1 AIDS (ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME) SCHOOL ATTENDANCE POLICY
JLCD ADMINISTERING MEDICINES TO STUDENTS
JLD GUIDANCE PROGRAM
JLD-E GUIDANCE PROGRAM
JP STUDENT GIFTS AND SOLICITATIONS
JQ STUDENT FEES, FINES, AND CHARGES
JRA STUDENT RECORDS
JRA-R STUDENT RECORDS
JRD STUDENT PHOTOGRAPHS

SECTION K:

COMMUNITY RELATIONS 


KA SCHOOL-COMMUNITY RELATIONS GOALS
KA-1 SCHOOL/COMMUNITY RELATIONS GOALS
KBA SCHOOL/PARENT RELATIONS GOALS
KBBA NON-CUSTODIAL PARENTS’ RIGHTS (General Laws Chapter 71, Section 34H)
KBBA-E SAMPLE NOTICE TO THE CUSTODIAL PARENT WHEN NON-CUSTODIAL PARENT HAS REQUESTED STUDENT RECORDS PER GENERAL LAWS CHAPTER 71, SECTION 34H
KBBA-R SAMPLE AFFIDAVIT FOR NON-CUSTODIAL PARENT REQUESTING STUDENT RECORDS PER GENERAL LAWS CHAPTER 71, SECTION 34H
KBE RELATIONS WITH PARENT ORGANIZATIONS
KCB COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN DECISION-MAKING
KCD PUBLIC GIFTS TO THE SCHOOLS
KDB PUBLIC'S RIGHT TO KNOW
KDD NEWS MEDIA RELATIONS/NEWS RELEASES
KE PUBLIC COMPLAINTS
KEB PUBLIC COMPLAINTS ABOUT SCHOOL PERSONNEL
KEB-R PUBLIC COMPLAINTS ABOUT SCHOOL PERSONNEL
KEC PUBLIC COMPLAINTS ABOUT THE CURRICULUM OR INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
KE-E PUBLIC COMPLAINTS
KF    COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES
KF-R COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES
KG-R2 FEE SCHEDULE FOR USE OF FACILITIES
KHA PUBLIC SOLICITATIONS IN THE SCHOOLS
KHB ADVERTISING IN THE SCHOOLS
KI VISITORS TO THE SCHOOLS
KJA RELATIONS WITH BOOSTER ORGANIZATIONS
KLG RELATIONS WITH POLICE AUTHORITIES
KLJ RELATIONS WITH PLANNING AUTHORITIES
KLK RELATIONS WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORITIES

SECTION L:

EDUCATION AGENCY RELATIONS 


LA EDUCATION AGENCY RELATIONS GOALS
LB RELATIONS WITH OTHER SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS
LBC RELATIONS WITH NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS
LDA STUDENT TEACHING AND INTERNSHIPS