Board Policies

 

Alpha Index (Board Policy Manual)

Sections Index (Board Policy Manual)

Sections Contents (Board Policy Manual)

 

SECTION 1 — SCHOOL DISTRICT ORGANIZATION

1.10 School District Legal Status

1.20 District Organization, Operations, and Cooperative Agreements

1.30 School District Philosophy

 

SECTION 2 — BOARD OF EDUCATION

Governance

2.10 District Governance

2.20 Powers and Duties of the School Board

Board Member

2.30 School Board Elections

2.40 Qualifications

2.50 Term of Office

2.60 Removal from Office

2.70 Vacancies on School Board — Filling Vacancies

2.80 Oath and Code of Conduct

2.100 Conflict of Interest

2.105 Prohibited Political Activity

2.110 Qualifications, Term, & Duties of Officers

2.120 Board Member Development

2.125 Expenses

Board Relationships

2.130 Board-Superintendent Relationship

2.140 Communications to and from the Board

2.150 Committees

2.160 Attorney

2.170 Architect

Board Meetings

2.200 Types of School Board Meetings

2.210 Organizational School Board Meeting

2.220 Meeting Procedure

2.230 Public Participation at School Board Meetings and Petitions to the Board

Board Policy

2.240 Policy Development

Records

2.250 Access to District’s Public Records

Grievance

2.260 Uniform Grievance Procedure

 

SECTION 3 — SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION

3.10 Goals and Objectives

3.30 Chain of Command

3.30-E Exhibit  General Administration Organizational Chart

3.40 Superintendent

3.50 Administrative Personnel Other Than the Superintendent

3.60 Administrative Responsibility of the Building Principal

3.70 Succession of Authority

 

SECTION 4 — OPERATIONAL SERVICES

4.10 Fiscal and Business Management

4.15 Identity Protection

4.20 Fund Balances

4.30 Revenue & Investments

4.40 Incurring Debt

4.42 Preparing and Updating Disclosures

4.45 Insufficient Fund Checks and Debt Recovery

4.50 Payment Procedures

4.55 Use of Credit and Procurement Cards

4.60 Purchases and Contracts

4.70 Resource Conservation

4.80 Accounting and Audits

4.90 Activity Funds

4.100 Insurance Management

4.110 Transportation

4.120 Food Services

4.130 Free and Reduced-Price Food Services

4.140 Waiver of Student Fees

4.150 Facility Management and Building Programs

4.160 Environmental Quality of Buildings and Grounds

4.170 Safety

4.175 Convicted Child Sex Offender; Criminal Background Check and/or Screen; Notifications

4.180 Pandemic Preparedness

 

SECTION 5 — PERSONNEL

General Personnel

5.10 Equal Employment Opportunity and Minority Recruitment

5.20 Workplace Harassment Prohibited

5.30 Hiring Process and Criteria

5.35 Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act

5.40 Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease

5.50 Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace; Tobacco Prohibition

5.60 Expenses

5.70 Religious Holidays

5.80 Court Duty

5.90 Abused and Neglected Child Reporting

5.100 Staff Development Program

5.112 Passes

5.120 Ethics and Conduct

5.120-E Code of Ethics for Illinois Educators

5.122 Use of District Buildings

5.130 Responsibilities Concerning Internal Information

5.140 Solicitations by or from Staff

5.150 Personnel Records

5.170 Copyright for Publication or Sale of Instructional Materials and Computer Programs Developed by Employees

5.180 Temporary Illness or Temporary Incapacity

5.182 HIPAA Privacy Policy

5.185 Family and Medical Leave

Professional Personnel

5.190 Teacher Qualifications

5.200 Terms and Conditions of Employment and Dismissal

5.210 Resignations and Retirement

5.215 Early Retirement Incentive

5.217 Health Insurance for Certified Retirees

5.220 Substitute Teachers

5.230 Maintaining Student Discipline

5.240 Suspension

5.250 Leaves of Absence

5.260 Student Teachers

Educational Support Personnel

5.270 Employment At-Will, Compensation, and Assignment

5.280 Duties and Qualifications

5.285 Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers

5.290 Employment Termination and Suspensions

5.300 Schedules and Employment Year

5.310 Compensatory Time-Off

5.320 Evaluation

5.330 Sick Days, Vacation, Holidays, and Leaves

 

SECTION 6 — INSTRUCTION

Philosophy and Goals

6.10 Educational Philosophy and Objectives

6.15 School Accountability

Educational Calendar and Organization

6.20 School Year Calendar and Day

6.30 Organization of Instruction

Curriculum

6.40 Curriculum Development

6.50 School Wellness

6.60 Curriculum Content

6.65 Student Social and Emotional Development

6.70 Teaching about Religions

6.100 Using Animals in the Educational Program

6.110 Programs for Student at Risk of Academic Failure and/or Dropping Out of School and Graduation Incentives Programs

6.120 Special Education (Children with Disabilities)

6.122 Facilitated Communication

6.130 Program for the Gifted

6.140 Education of Homeless Children

6.145 Migrant Students

6.150 Home and Hospital Instruction

6.160 English Learners

6.170 Title I Programs

6.185 Remote Educational Program

6.190 Extracurricular and Co-Curricular Activities

Instructional Resources

6.210 Instructional Materials

6.220 Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT); Responsible Use and Conduct

6.230 Library / Media Center

6.235 Access to Electronic Networks

6.240 Field Trips

6.250 Community Resource Persons and Volunteers

6.255 Assemblies and Ceremonies

6.260 Complaints about Curriculum, Instructional Materials, and Programs

6.270 Guidance and Counseling Program

Achievement

6.280 Grading and Promotion

6.290 Homework

6.300 Graduation Requirements

6.310 Credit for Alternative Courses, Programs, Course Substitutions and Independent Study

6.315 High School Credit for Students in Grades 7 or 8

6.320 Credit for Proficiency

6.330 Awards and Scholarships

6.340 Student Testing and Assessment Program

 

SECTION 7 — STUDENTS

Equity

7.10 Equal Educational Opportunities

7.15 Student and Family Privacy Rights

7.20 Harassment of Students Prohibited

Assignment and Admission

7.30 Student Assignment / Classification

7.40 Non-Public School Students, Including Parochial and Home-Schooled Students

7.50 School Admissions and Student Transfers To and From Non-District Schools

7.55 Foreign Exchange Programs

7.60 Residence

Attendance

7.70 Attendance and Truancy

7.80 Release Time for Religious Instruction / Observance

7.90 Release during School Hours

7.100 Health, Eye, and Dental Examinations; Immunizations; and Exclusion of Students

Rights and Responsibilities

7.130 Student Rights and Responsibilities

7.140 Search and Seizure

7.150 Agency and Police Interrogation

7.160 Student Appearance

7.170 Vandalism

7.180 Prevention of and Response to Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment

7.185 Teen Dating Violence Prohibited

7.190 Student Discipline

7.200 Suspension Procedures

7.210 Expulsion Procedures

7.220 Bus Conduct

7.230 Misconduct by Students with Disabilities

7.240 Conduct Code for Participants in Extracurricular Activities

Student Welfare Services

7.250 Student Support Services

7.260 Exemption from Physical Activity

7.270 Administering Medicines to Students

7.280 Communicable and Chronic Infections Disease

7.285 Food Allergy Management Program

7.290 Suicide and Depression Awareness and Prevention

Activities

7.300 Extracurricular Athletics

7.302 Student Volunteers

7.305 Student Athlete Concussions and Head Injuries

7.310 Restrictions on Publications

7.312 Contests

7.325 Student Fundraising Activities

7.327 Travel

7.330 Student Use of Buildings — Equal Access

Records

7.340 Student Records

 

SECTION 8 — COMMUNITY RELATIONS

8.10 Public Relations / Communications

8.20 Community Use of School Facilities

8.25 Advertising and Distributing Materials in Schools Provided by Non-School Related Entities

8.30 Visitors to and Conduct on School Property

8.40 Spectator Conduct

8.50 Distinguished Alumni Award

8.50 Alumni Award Nomination Form

8.60 Exclusive Bargaining Representative Agent

8.70 Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities

8.80 Public Gifts to the District

8.82 Sponsorship of Special Events Being Hosted by the District

8.84 Sponsorship of Capital Outlay Items

8.90 Parent Organizations and Booster Clubs

8.92 Volunteers and Differentials

8.95 Parent Involvement

8.100 Relations with Other Organizations and Agencies

8.110 Public Suggestions and Concerns