District Policies

Policies under review for adoption for July 1, 2017.

Section
Current Policies
1000-1999
Community Relations
1000
Concepts and Roles in Community Relations; Goals and Objectives
1100
Communicating with the Public
1110
Media
R1110
Taping of Board Meetings
R1110.1
Use of Public Access Television
1111
District Publications
1120
Board of Education Meetings
1120.1
Needless Public Labeling
R1120.1
Needless Public Labeling Regulation
1140
Distribution of Materials by Pupils and Staff
1200
Participation by the Public
1220
AD HOC Advisory Committees
1230
School-Connected Organizations
1250
Visitors
1251
Public Attendance at School Events
1300
Participation in Contests, Exhibits, Demonstrations, and the Like
1312
Community Complaints and Inquiries
1315 Written Materials Sent Home to Parents
1322
Contests for Pupils
1330
Use of School Facilities
1330-R.1
Use of School Facilities/Grounds Reg.
1330-R.2
Use of Physical Education Fields/Grounds Regulation
1410
Local Units
1600
Relations Between Other Entities and the District
2000-2999
Administration
2010
Concepts and Roles in Administration: Goals and Objectives
2121
Line of Responsibility
Chart
Line of Responsibility Chart
2130 Principal Evaluation
2130R Principal Evaluation
2131
Chief School Administrator
2210
Administrative Leeway in Absence of Board Policy
2224
Non Discrimination/Affirmative Action
2240
Research, Evaluation and Planning
2255
Action Planning and T & E Certification
3000-3999
Business / Operations
3000
Concepts and Roles in Business and Noninstructional Operations; Goals and Objectives
3100
Budget Planning, Preparation and Adoption
3111
Special Education Medicaid Initiative (Semi) Program
3160
Transfer of Funds Between Line Items/Amendments/Purchases Not Budgeted
3210
Tax Revenues
3220
State Funds & Federal Funds
3240
Tuition Income
3250
Income From Fees, Fines, Charges
3260
Sale and Disposal of Books, Equipment and Supplies: Sale, Licensing and Rental of Property
3280
Gifts, Grants and Bequests
3320
Purchasing Procedures
3321
Purchases Subject to Bid
3323.1
Cooperative Purchasing
3326
Payment for Goods and Services
3327
Relations with Vendors
3400
Accounts
3410
Expenditures for Non-Employee Activities, Meals & Refreshments
3440
Inventories
3450
Money in School Buildings
3451
Petty Cash Funds
3453
School Activity Funds
3453.1
Class Funds
3510
Operation and Maintenance of Plant
3510.1
Key Policy
3514
Equipment
3515
Smoking Prohibition
R3515
Smoking Prohibition Regulation
3516
Safety
3530
Property Insurance/Liability Insurance
3533
Bonding
3541.1
Transportation Routes and Services
3541.3
NonSchool Use of District Vehicles
3541.31
Privately Owned Vehicles
3541.32
District Owned Vehicles
3541.33
Transportation Safety
3542
Food Service
3542.1
Local Wellness/Nutrition
3542.31
Lunch Program
3542.44
Purchasing
3600
Evaluation of Business and Noninstructional Operations
3570
District Records and Reports
3571.4
Audit
4000-4199
Instructional Personnel
4110
Certain Staff Members Not Tenured
4111
Recruitment, Selection and Hiring
4111.1
Nondiscrimination/Affirmative Action
R4111.1
Prohibition of Sexual Harassment
4111.2
Creating Positions
4112.1
Employment Contract
4112.2
Certification
4112.4
Employee Health
4112.6
Personnel Records
4112.8
Nepotism
4113/4114
Assignment; Transfer
4115
Supervision
4116
Evaluation
4116R Teacher Evaluation
4117
Termination and Resignation
4117.4
Reduction in Force/Abolishing a Position
4117.41
Nonrenewal
4117.5
Discipline
4118.2
Freedom of Speech in Noninstructional Settings
4119.2
Liability of Staff for Pupil Welfare
4119.21
Conflict of Interest
4119.22
Conduct and Dress
4119.23
Employee Substance Abuse
4119.26
Electronic Communication by School Staff
4121
Substitute Teachers
4122
Student Teachers/Interns
4123
Classroom Aides
4131/4131.1
Staff Development; Inservice Education/Visitations/Conferences
4133
Job Related Expenses
4138
Nonschool Employment
4138.2
Private Tutoring
4141
Placement on the Salary Guide
4141.1
Horizontal Movement on the Guide
4142/4242
Payroll Authorization
4142.1/4242.1
Payroll Deductions
4147
Employee Safety
4150
Leaves of Absence
4151
Attendance Patterns
4151.1
Personal Illness and Injury/Health and Hardship
4151.2
Attendance
4151.3
Family and Child Rearing Leave
R4151.3
Family and Child Rearing Leave Regulation
4151.4
Anticipated Disability Leaves
4151.5
Jury Duty
4151.6
Assessing Wages
4151.7
Personal Leave
4152
Vacation
4160
Staff Acceptable Use of Technology
4170
Military Leave
4170.1
Emergency Response Leave – Teaching Staff
4181
Inappropriate Conduct
R4181
Inappropriate Conduct Regulation
4200-4999
Support Personnel
4210
Certain Non-Certificated Employees Not Tenured
4211
Recruitment, Selection and Hiring
4211.1
Nondiscrimination/Affirmative Action
4212.1
Employment Contract
4212.4
Employee Health
4212.6
Personnel Records
4212.8
Nepotism
4212.41
Disqualification By Reason of Physical Condition
4212.42
Bloodborne Pathogens
4213/4214
Assignment; Transfer
4213.1
Working Periods
4215
Supervision
4216
Evaluation
4216R
Employee Evaluation
4217.4
Layoffs of Noninstructional Employees
4217.5
Discipline
4219.21
Conflict of Interest
4219.22
Conduct and Dress
4219.23
Employee Substance Abuse
4219.26
Electronic Communication by School Staff
4221
Employment of Substitute Noninstructional Personnel and Substitute Pay
4222
Noninstructional Aides
4231/4231.1
Staff Development; Inservice Education/Visitation/Conferences
4233
Job Related Expenses
4238
Nonschool Employment
4240
Benefits for Regularly Employed Part-time Employees
4247
Employee Safety
4251
Attendance
4251.1
Personal Illness and Injury/Health and Hardship
4251.2
Family Leave
4251.5
Jury Duty
4251.7
Personal Leave
4252
Vacation Policy
4252.1
Holiday
4260
Staff Acceptable Use of Technology
4270
Military Leave-Support Staff Members
4270.1
Emergency Response Leave – Support Staff
4281
Inappropriate Conduct-Support Staff Members
R4281
Inappropriate Conduct-Support Staff Members Regulation
R4437
Family Leave Regulation
5000-5999
Pupils
5020
Role of Parents/Guardians
5021
Surrogate Parents and Foster Parents
5111
Admission
5111.1
Exchange Student Programs
5113
Policy Concerning Student Attendance at the Rutherford High School
5113.1
Policy Concerning Student Attendance at the Elementary Schools
5114
Suspension and Expulsion
5118
Nonresidents
R5118
Eligibility of Non-Resident Pupils
5119
Transfers
5120
Assessment of Individual Needs
5124
Reporting to Parent/Guardians
5125
Pupil Records
R5125
Pupil Records Procedures
5126
Awards of Achievement
5127
Commencement Activities
5131
Conduct/Discipline
5131.1
Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying
5131.3
Pupil Use of Bicycles and Motor Vehicles
5131.5
Vandalism/Violence
5131.6
Student Use and/or Possession of Illicit Drugs and/or Alcohol
5131.61
Drug Free School Zone
5131.7 Weapons and Dangerous Instruments
5132
Student Dress Code
5134
Married/Pregnant Pupils
5136
Fund-Raising Activities
5141
Health
5141.1
Accidents
R5141.1
Emergency Medical Procedures – RHS
5141.2
Illness
R5141.8
Concussion Guidelines and Management Plan
5141.21
Administering Medication
5141.3
Health Examinations
5141.31
Hearing and Check Policy
5141.32
Immunization
5141.4
Child Abuse and Neglect
R5141.4
Child Abuse Procedures
5141.6
Crisis Response/Intervention
R5141.60
Crisis Response Regulation
R5141.61
Crisis Intervention Regulation
5141.8
Sports Related Concussion and Head Injury
5142
Pupil Safety
5142.1
Safety Patrols
5142.2
Pool Policy
5142.3
Student Supervison After School Dismissal
5143
Accident Insurance
5145
Rights and Responsibilities of Adult Students
5145.4
Equal Educational Opportunity
R5145.4
Prohibition of Sexual Harassment Regulation
5145.5
Photographs of Pupils
5145.6
Pupil Grievance Procedure
R5145.6
Pupil Grievance Procedure Regulation
R5145.7
Gender Identity and Expression
5145.11
Questioning and Apprehension
5145.12
Search and Seizure
5145.13
Pupil Right of Privacy
5150
Suspected Gang Activity
5200
Nonpublic School Pupils
5331
Management of Life-Threatening Allergies in Schools
6000-6999
Instruction
6010
Goals and Objectives
6111
School Calendar
6112
School Day
6114
Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
R6114
School Clearing Following Crisis Situation
6115
Ceremonies and Observances
6121
Nondiscrimination/Affirmative Action
6122
Articulation
6130
School Organization
6140
Curriculum Adoption
6141
Curriculum Design/Development
6141.2
Recognition of Religious Beliefs and Customs
6142
Subject Fields
6142.1
Family Life Education
6142.10
Internet Safety and Technology
6142.2
English As A Second Language
R6142.2
Entrance and Exit Policy for ESL
6142.4
Physical Education and Health
6142.9
Arts
6142.12
Career Education
6142.13
HIV Prevention Education
6143
Curriculum Guides
R6143
Components of Curriculum Guide
6143.1
Lesson Plans
6144
Controversial Issues
6145
Extracurricular Activities
6145.1
Interscholastic Competition
6145.3
Publications
6145.31
Pupil Participation in School Affairs
6145.4
Public Performance by Pupils
6145.5
Student Government
6146.1
Graduation/Promotion Policy RHS
6146.2
Promotion and Retention
6147
Standards
6147.1
Evaluation of Individual Student Performance
R6147.1
Grading System Grades 7-12
R6147.2
Grading System Grades 4-6
R6147.3
Grading System Preschool through Grade 3
R6147.12
Class Rank Policy
6150
Assignment Within District
6151
Class Size
6152
Independent Study
6153
Field Trips
6153.1
Social Events and Class Trips
6153.12
Chaperones for Class Trips
6153.13
Overnight Field Trips
6154
Homework Policy
R6154
Electronic Homework Posting Guidelines
6156
Instructional Planning/Scheduling
6160
Instructional Services and Resources
6161.1
Guidelines for Evaluation and Selection of Instructional Materials
6161.2
Complaints Regarding Instructional Materials
6161.3
Copyright
R6161.3
Copyright
6161.4
Animal Dissection
6162.4
Community Resources
6162.5
Research/Student Surveys
6163.1
Media Center/Library
6164
Student Disabilities Pursuant to Section 504
R6164
Grievance Procedure for Complaints Concerning The Board’s Obligation to Disabled Persons
6164.1
Intervention and Referral Services for General Education Pupils
R6164.1
Intervention and Referral Services
6164.2
Guidance Services
6164.4
Child Study Team
6171
Special Instructional Programs
6171.1
Remedial Instruction
6171.2
Gifted and Talented
R6171.2
Gifted and Talented
R6171.3
Gifted and Talented Studio Art
6171.3
At-Risk and Title I
6171.4
Special Education
R6171.4
Special Education
R6171.4A
Independent Educational Evaluations
6172
Alternative Educational Programs
R6172
Disaffected Students
6173
Home Instruction
R6173
Home Instruction
6178
Early Childhood Education/Preschool
6200
Adult/Community Education
6300
Evaluation of the Instructional Program
7000-7999
Property
7110
Long-Range Facilities Planning
7115
Developing Educational Specifications
7200 School Integrated Pest Management Plan
R7200
School Integrated Pest Management Plan
7410
Maintenaince and Repair
R7410.01
Maintenaince and Repair
9000-9999
Bylaws
9000
Role of the Board
9010
Role of the Member
9020 Public Statements
9111 Qualifications and Requirements of Board Members
9113
Filling Vacancies
9121 Election and Duties of President
9130
Committees
9140 Board Representatives
9200
Orientation and Training of Board Members
9250 Expenses
9270
Conflict of Interest
9271 Code of Ethics
9272
Pay-To-Play Prohibition
9272.1
Political Contribution Disclosure Requirements
9273
Legal Services
9274
Professional Services
9311
Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Policies
9312 Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Bylaws
9313
Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Regulations
9314
Suspension of Policies Bylaws and Regulations
9321 Time, Place, Notification of Meetings
9322
Public and Executive Sessions
9323 Agenda Preparation/Advance Delivery of Meeting Material
9325-4
Voting Method
9326 Minutes
9400
Board Self-Evaluation