Board Policies

100
100 – Legal Status of the School District

101
101 – District Boundaries

102
102 – Educational Philosophy of the School District

103
103 – School District Instructional Organization

104
104 – Equal Educational Opportunity
104.1 – Anti-Bullying Harassment
104.1E1Anti – Bullying/Harassment Complaint Form
104.1E2 – Anti-Bullying/Harassment Witness Disclosure Form
104.1E3 – Grievance Form for Complaints of Discrimination
104.1R1 – Bullying Harassment Investigations Procedures
104.E1 – Annual Notice of Nondiscrimination
104.E2 – Grievance Form for Complaints of Discrimination or Non-Compliance
104.E3 – Grievance Documentation
104.E4– Section 504 Student and Parental Rights
104.R1 – Grievance Procedure

106
106 – Long Range Needs Assessment
106.R1 – Long Range Needs Assessment Protocols

Board of Directors

200.1 – Role of the Board of Directors
200.1R1 – Organizational Meeting Procedures
200.2 – Organization of the Board of Directors
200.3 – Powers of the Board of Directors
200.4 – Responsibilities of the Board of Directors
201 – Board of Directors’ Elections

202 – Board of Directors Members
202.1 – Qualifications
202.2 – Oath of Office
202.3 – Term of Office
202.4 – Vacancies
202.5 – Individual Authority

203
203 – Board of Directors’ Conflict of Interest

204
204 – Code of Ethics

205 – Security and Protection
205.1 – Board Security and Protection
205.2 – Board Member Liability

206 – Board of Directors’ Officers
206.1 – President
206.2 – Vice President
206.3 – Secretary-Treasurer

207
207 – Board of Directors’ Legal Counsel

208
208 – Board of Directors’ Self-Evaluation

209 – Committees of the Board of Directors
209.1 – Ad Hoc Committees
209.1E1 – Ad Hoc Committees Exhibit

210 – Board of Directors’ Management Procedures
210.1 – Development of Policy
210.2 – Adoption of Policy
210.3 – Dissemination of Policy
210.4 – Suspension of Policy
210.5 – Administration in the Absence of Policy
210.6 – Review and Revision of Policy
210.7 – Review of Administrative Regulations

211 – Board of Directors’ Meetings
211.1 – Annual Meeting
211.2 – Regular Meeting
211.3 – Special Meeting
211.4 – Work Sessions
211.5 – Committee of the Whole
211.6 – Meeting Notice
211.7 – Quorum
211.8 – Rules of Order
211.8R1 – Rules of Order Regulation
211.9 – Method of Voting

212
212 – Open Meetings

213
213 – Closed Sessions

214 – Board of Directors’ Meeting Agenda
214.1 – Board Meeting Agenda
214.2 – Order of the Regular Board of Directors’ Meeting
214.3 – Consent Agendas

215
215 – Public Participation in Board Meetings
215.1R1 – General Complaints by Citizens

216
216 – Public Hearings

217 – Board of Directors’ Relationships
217.1 – Board of Directors and Superintendent
217.2 – Board of Directors and Employees
217.3 – Board of Directors And Adjoining District Board of Directors
217.4 – Board of Directors and Area Education Agency
217.5 – Board of Directors and Elected Officials

218
218 – Board of Directors’ Records
218.1E1 – Board Meeting Minutes

219 – Board of Directors’ Member Services
219.1 – Association Membership
219.2 – Board of Directors’ Member Development and Training
219.3 – Board of Directors’ Member Compensation and Expenses
219.4 – New Board of Directors’ Member Orientation
219.5 – Activity Passes for Board Members

220
220 – School Visitation By Board of Directors

221
221 – Gifts to Board of Directors

222
222 – Negotiations

Administration

300
300 – Role of School District Administration

301 – Administrative Structure

301.1 – Management
301.2 – Management Team
302 – Administration Relationships
302.1 – Administration and Board of Directors
302.2 – Administration and Employees
302.3 – Administration and Adjoining District Administration
302.4 – Administration and Area Education Agency
303 – Superintendent
303.1 – Superintendent Qualifications, Recruitment, Appointment
303.2 – Superintendent Contract and Contract Nonrenewal
303.3 – Superintendent Salary and Other Compensation
303.4 – Superintendent Duties
303.5 – Superintendent Evaluation
303.6 – Superintendent Professional Development
303.7 – Superintendent Civic Activities
303.8 – Superintendent Consulting/Outside Employment
304 – Administrative Employees
304.1 – Administrative Positions
304.2 – Administrator Qualifications, Recruitment, Appointment
304.3 – Administrator Contract and Contract Nonrenewal
304.4 – Administrator Salary and Other Compensation
304.5 – Administrator Duties
304.6 – Administrator Evaluation
304.7 – Administrator Professional Development
304.8 – Administrator Civic Activities
304.9 – Administrator Consulting/Outside Employment

305
305 – Reduction in Administrative Positions

306 – Policy Implementation
306.1 – Development and Enforcement of Administrative Regulations
306.2 – Monitoring of Administrative Regulations

307
307 – Administrator Code of Ethics
308
308 – Succession of Authority to the Superintendent
309
309 – Communication Channels

Employees

400
400 – Role of and Guiding Principles for Employees

401 – Employees and Internal Relations
401.1 – Employee Orientation
401.2 – Equal Employment Opportunity
401.3 – Employee Conflict of Interest
401.4 – Nepotism
401.5 – Employee Complaints
401.6 – Employee Records
401.6R1 – Employee Records Regulation
401.7 – Employee Relations to the Administration and to the Board
401.8 – Employee Involvement in Decision Making
401.9 – Use of School District Facilities & Equipment by Employees
401.10 – Use of School District Materials for Internal Communications
401.11 – Transporting of Students by Employees
401.12 – Employee Travel Compensation
401.12R1-Employee Travel Compensation
401.14 – Recognition for Service of Employees
401.15 – Employee Political Activity
401.16 – Credit Cards
401.17 – Employee Cellular Phones
401.17R – Employee Use of Cell Phones
401.17E1– Staff Acceptable Cellular Phone Use Agreement

402 – Employees and Outside Relations
402.1 – Release of Credit Information
402.2 – Child Abuse Reporting
402.2R1 – Child Abuse Reporting Regulation
402.3 – Abuse of Students by School District Employees
402.3E1 – Abuse of Students by School District Employees
402.3E2 – Abuse of Students by School District Employees – Report of Level 1 Investigation
402.3R1 – Abuse of Students by School District Employees Regulation
402.4 – Gifts to Employees
402.5 – Public Complaints About Employees
402.6 – Employee Relations to the Public
402.7 – Employee Outside Employment
402.8 – Employee Telephone Calls
402.9 – Solicitations From Outside

403 – Employees’ Health and Well-Being
403.1 – Employee Physical Examinations
403.2 – Employee Injury on the Job
403.3 – Communicable Diseases – Employees
403.3E1 – Hepatitis B Vaccine Information and Record
403.3R1 – Universal Precautions Regulation
403.4 – Hazardous Chemical Disclosure
403.6 – Harassment
403.6E1 – Harassment Complaint Form
403.6E2 – Witness Disclosure Form
403.6R1 – Harassment Investigation Procedures
403.7 – Substance-Free Workplace
403.7E1 – Substance-Free Workplace Notice to Employees
403.7R1 – Substance-Free Workplace Regulation
403.8 – Drug and Alcohol Testing Program
403.8E1 – Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Notice to Employees
403.8E2 – Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Acknowledgement Form
403.8E3 – Consent for Request of Information
403.8E4 – Drug/Alcohol Test Notification Form
403.8E4 – Drug/Alcohol Test Notification Form
403.8E5 – Certification of Previous Employers Requiring A Commercial Driver’s License
403.8E6 – Drug and Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion Observation
403.8E7 – Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Pre-Employment Drug Test Acknowledgment Form
403.8E8 – Random Testing Driver Change List Form Iowa Drug and Alcohol Testing Program
403.8E9 – Post-Accident Drug and Alcohol Testing Instructions to Drivers
403.8E10 – Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Worksheet
403.8R1 – Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Regulation
403.8R2 – Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Definitions
403.9 – Verification of Criminal History Records
403.9E1 – Request for Child Abuse Information
403.9E2 – State of Iowa Non-Law Enforcement Record Check Request
403.9R1 – Verification of Criminal History Records Regulations

404 – Employee Conduct and Appearance
404.R1 – Employee Conduct Regulations
404R2 – Code of Rights for Employees
404.1 – Employee Badge Policy
404.1R1 – Employee Badge Policy Regulations

405 – Licensed Employees – General
405.1 – Licensed Employee Defined
405.2 – Licensed Employee Qualifications, Recruitment, Selection
405.3 – Licensed Employee Individual Contracts
405.4 – Licensed Employee Continuing Contracts
405.5 – Licensed Employee Work Day
405.6 – Licensed Employee Assignment
405.7 – Licensed Employee Transfers
405.8 – Licensed Employee Evaluation
405.9 – Licensed Employee Probationary Status
405.10 – Licensed Employee Organization Affiliation

406
406.1 – Licensed Employee Salary Schedule
406.2 – Licensed Employee Salary Schedule Advancement
406.3 – Licensed Employee Continued Education Credit
406.4 – Licensed Employee Compensation for Extra Duty
406.5 – Licensed Employee Group Insurance Benefits
406.6 – Licensed Employee Tax Shelter Programs

407
407.1 – Licensed Employee Resignation
407.2 – Licensed Employee Contract Release
407.3 – Licensed Employee Retirement
407.4 – Licensed Employee Suspension
407.5 – Licensed Employee Reduction in Force
407.6 – Licensed Employee Discharge

408
408.1 – Licensed Employee Professional Development
408.2 – Licensed Employee Publication or Creation of Materials
408.3 – Licensed Employee Tutoring

409
409.1 – Licensed Employee Vacation/Holidays/Personal Leave
409.2 – Licensed Employee Personal Illness Leave
409.3 – Licensed Employee Family and Medical Leave
409.3E1 – Your Rights Under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993
409.3E2 – Licensed Employee Family and Medical Leave Request Form
409.3E3 – Licensed Employee Family and Medical Leave Certification Form
409.3E4 – Licensed Employee Family and Medical Leave Request Work Sheet
409.3R1 – Licensed Employee Family and Medical Leave Regulation
409.3R2 – Licensed Employee Family and Medical Leave Definitions
409.4 – Licensed Employee Discretionary Leave
409.5 – Licensed Employee Bereavement Leave
409.6 – Licensed Employee Political Leave
409.7 – Licensed Employee Jury Duty Leave
409.8 – Licensed Employee Military Service Leave
409.9 – Licensed Employee Unpaid Leave

410
410.1 – Substitute Teachers
410.2 – Shared Licensed Employees
410.3 – Summer School Licensed Employees
410.4 – Student Teacher-Internships
410.5 – Paraeducators

411
411.1 – Classified Employee Defined
411.2 – Classified Employee – Qualifications, Recruitment, Selection
411.3 – Classified Employee Letters of Employment
411.4 – Classified Employee Licensing/Certification
411.5 – Classified Employee Assignment
411.6 – Classified Employee Transfers
411.7 – Classified Employee Evaluation
411.8 – Classified Employee Probationary Status

412
412.1 – Classified Employee Compensation
412.2 – Classified Employee Wage and Overtime Compensation
412.3 – Classified Employee Group Insurance Benefits
412.4 – Classified Employee Tax Shelter Programs

413
413.1 – Classified Employee Resignation
413.2 – Classified Employee Retirement
413.3 – Classified Employee Suspension
413.4 – Classified Employee Dismissal
413.5 – Classified Employee Reduction in Force

414
414.1 – Classified Employee Vacations/Holidays/Personal Leave
414.2 – Classified Employee Personal Illness Leave
414.3 – Classified Employee Family and Medical Leave
414.3E1 – Your Rights Under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993
414.3E2 – Classified Employee Family and Medical Leave Request Form
414.3E3 – Classified Employee Family and Medical Leave Certification Form
414.3E4 – Classified Employee Family and Medical Leave Request Work Sheet
414.3R1 – Classified Employee Family and Medical Leave Regulation
414.3R2 – Classified Employee Family and Medical Leave Definitions
414.4 – Classified Employee Discretionary Leave
414.5 – Classified Employee Bereavement Leave
414.6 – Classified Employee Political Leave
414.7 – Classified Employee Jury Duty Leave
414.8 – Classified Employee Military Service Leave
414.9 – Classified Employee Unpaid Leave

415
415 – Classified Employee Substitutes

Students

500 – Objectives for Equal Educational Opportunities for Students
501
501.1 – Resident Students
501.2 – Nonresident Students
501.3 – Compulsory Attendance
501.4 – Entrance – Admissions
501.5 – Attendance Center Assignment
501.6 – Student Transfers In
501.7 – Student Transfers Out or Withdrawals
501.8 – Student Attendance Records
501.9 – Student Absences – Excused
501.10 – Truancy – Unexcused Absences
501.10R1 – Truancy Procedures
501.11– Student Release During School Hours
501.12 – Pregnant Students
501.13 – Students of Legal Age
501.14 – Open Enrollment Transfers – Procedures as a Sending District
501.15 – Open Enrollment Transfers – Procedures as a Receiving District
501.16 – Homeless Children and Youth
501.17 – Intra-District Educational Transfers
501.19 – International Exchange Students
501.19E1 – Certification
501.19E2 – Foreign Exchange Student Enrollment Checklist
501.19R1 – International Exchange Students
502
502 – Philosophy, Rights and Responsibilities
502.1 – Student Appearance
502.2 – Care of School Property/Vandalism
502.3 – Freedom of Expression
502.4 – Student Complaints and Grievances
502.5 – Student Lockers and Assigned School Property
502.6 – Weapons
502.7 – Smoking – Drinking – Drugs
502.8 – Search and Seizure
502.8E1 – Search and Seizure Checklist
502.8R1 – Search and Seizure Regulation
502.9 – Interviews of Students by Outside Agencies
502.11 – Use of Motor Vehicles
503
503.1 – Student Conduct
503.1R – Student Conduct Administrative Regulations
503.3R – Student Suspension Regulations
503.2 – Expulsion
503.3 – Suspension
503.3R – Student Suspension Regulations
503.4 – Co-Curricular Good Conduct Policy
503.4E – Co-Curricular Good Conduct Agreement
503.5 – Corporal Punishment
504
504.1 – Fines, Fees, Charges
504.1R1 – Fee Regulations
504.2 – Student Organizations
504.5 – Student Fund Raising
504.6 – Student Activity Program
505
505.1 – Student Progress Reports and Conferences
505.2 – Promotion, Acceleration & Retention of Students
505.3 – Student Honors and Awards
505.4 – Testing Program
505.5 – Early Graduation
505.6 – Graduation Requirements
505.8 – Parent Involvement
506
506.1 – Education Records Access
506.1E1 – Request of Non-Parent for Examination or Copies of Education Records
506.1E2 – Authorization for Release of Education Records
506.1E3 – Request for Hearing on Correction of Education Records
506.1E4 – Request for Examination of Education Records
506.1E5 – Notification of Transfer of Education Records
506.1E6 – Letter to Parent Regarding Receipt of a Subpoena
506.1E8 – Annual Notice
506.1R1 – Use of Education Records Regulation
506.2 – Student Directory Information
506.2E1 – Authorization for Releasing Student Directory Information
506.2R1 – Use of Directory Information
506.3 – Student Photographs
506.4 – Student Library Circulation Records
507
507 – Student Health Services
507.1 – Student Immunization Certificates
507.2 – Administration of Medication to Students
507.2E1 – Parental Authorization and Release for the Administration of Prescription Medication to Students
507.2E2 – Authorization-Asthma or Airway Constricting Medication Self-Administration
507.2E3 – Record of the Administration of Medication
507.2R1 – Administration of Medication to Students
507.3 – Communicable Diseases – Students
507.4 – Student Illness or Injury at School
507.5 – Emergency Plans and Drills
507.7 – Custody and Parental Rights
507.8 – Student Special Health Services
507.8R1 – Special Health Services Regulation
507.9 – Wellness
507.10 – Stock Epinephrine Auto Injector Supply
508.5 – Student Possession/Use of Cellular Telephones & Other Portable Electronic Devices

Education Program

600
600 – Goals and Objectives of the Education Program

601
601.1– School Calendar
601.2– School Day

602
602.1– Curriculum Development
602.2– Monitoring Curriculum and Instruction
602.3– Curriculum Evaluation

603
603.1 – Basic Instruction Program
603.2 – Summer School
603.3 – Special Education
603.4 – Multicultural and Gender Fair Education
603.5 – Health Education (Wellness)
603.5E1 – Human Growth and Development Excuse Form
603.6 – Physical Education (Wellness)
603.7 – Career Education
603.8 – Teaching About Religion
603.8R1 – Teaching About Religion Regulation – Religious Holidays
603.9 – Teaching Controversial Issues
603.10 – Global Education
603.11 – Citizenship

604
604.1 – Competent Private Instruction
604.4 – Program for Talented and Gifted Students
604.5 – Program for At-Risk Students
604.7 – Instruction at a Post-Secondary Educational Institution
604.8 – Foreign Students
604.10 – Virtual Courses
604.11 – Dual Enrollment

605
605.1 – Instructional Materials Selection
605.1R1 – Selection of Instructional Materials
605.2 – Instructional Materials Inspection
605.3 – Reconsideration of Instructional Materials
605.3E1 – Reconsideration of Instructional Materials
605.3E2 – Sample Letter to Individual Challenging Instructional Materials
605.3R1 – Instructions to the Reconsideration Committee
605.4 – Technology and Instructional Materials
605.5 – Media Centers
605.6 – Appropriate Use of Computers and Internet
605.6E1 – Parents/Students Consent to Use of Computers/Internet Access
605.6E2 – Staff Acceptable Use Agreement
605.6E3 – Staff Computer Usage Agreement
605:6E4 – E-mail Disclaimer
605.6R1
– Internet – Appropriate Use Regulation
605.7 – Web Page Policy
605.7E1 – Website Disclaimer
605.8 – Copyright and Fair Use
605.8R1 – Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines
605.9 – Technology Protection Measures
605.9E1 – Disabling Internet Filter Request
605.9E2 – Add/Remove URL by Staff Member

606
606.1 – Shared Time for Private School Students
606.2 – Maximum Elementary Classroom Enrollment
606.2R – Elementary Class Size Equalization
606.4 – School Ceremonies and Observances
606.5 – Animals in Schools/Classrooms
606.6 – Student Production of Materials and Services
606.7 – Student Field Trips and Excursions
606.7E1 – Field Trip Approval Application
606.9 – Insufficient Classroom Space

607
607.1 – Student Guidance and Counseling Program
607.2 – Student Health Services
607.2R1 – Student Health Services Regulation

Non-Instructional and Business Services

700
700 – Purpose of Non-instructional and Business Services

701
701.1 – Fiscal Year
701.2 – Depository of Funds
701.3 – Financial Records
701.4 – Transfer of Funds

702
702 – Cash in School Buildings
702.1 – Gate Receipts

703
703.1 – Budget Planning
703.2 – Spending Plan

704
704.1– Local-State-Federal-Miscellaneous Revenue
704.2 – Sale of Bonds

704.2R – Post-Issuance Compliance Policy
704.3 – Investments
704.4 – Gifts-Grants-Bequests
704.5 – Student Activities Fund
704.6 – Online Fundraising
705
705.1 – Purchasing-Bidding
705.2 – Purchasing of Behalf of Employees
705.3 – Requisitions and Purchase Orders
705.4 – Receiving Goods and Services
705.5 – Payment for Goods and Services
705.6 – Unpaid Warrants
705.7 – Petty Cash
706
706.1 – Payroll Periods
706.2 – Payroll Deductions
707
707.1 – Secretary’s Reports
707.2 – Treasurer’s Annual Report
707.3 – Publication of Financial Reports
707.4 – Audit
707.5 – Internal Controls
707.5R1 – Regulations for Internal Controls
707.6 – Intangible Assets
708
708 – Care, Maintenance and Disposal of District Records

709
709.1 – Insurance Program
709.2 – Annual Insurance Report

710
710.1 – School Nutrition Program

710.2 – Free or Reduced Price Meals Eligibility
710.3 – Students Requiring Special Diets
710.4 – Vending Machines
710.5 – Food Service Records and Reports
710.6 – Meal Charges
711
711.1 – School Student Transportation Eligibility
711.1R1 – Student School Transportation Eligibility Regulation
711.2 – Student Conduct on School Transportation
711.2R1 – Student Conduct on School Transportation Regulation
711.2R2 – Use of Video Cameras on School Buses Regulation
711.3 – Student Transportation for Co-Curricular Activities
711.4 – Transportation Equipment
711.5 – School Vehicle Routes
711.6 – Discretionary Stops by School Vehicles
711.7 – School Summer Program Transportation Service
711.8 – Transportation of Nonresident and Nonpublic School Students
711.9 – Transportation of Nonschool Groups
711.10 – School Bus Safety Instruction
711.11 – Transportation in Inclement Weather
711.12 – Use of Private Vehicles to Transport Students
711.13 – Student Self-Transportation
711.14 – Use of Private Vehicles on School Business

Buildings & Sites – Naming of School District Facilities

801
801.9 – Naming of School District Facilities

803
803.1 – Disposition of Obsolete Equipment
803.2 – Lease, Sale or Disposal of School District Buildings & Sites

807
807.1 – Community Use of School Facilities
807.1R – Community and Facility User Regulations
807.1E1 – Facilities Usage Administration Guidelines

School District-Community Relations

900
900.1– School and Community Relations

901
901.1 – Public Examination of School District Records
901.2– Board of Directors and Community Relations

902
902.1 – New Media Relations
902.2 – News Conferences and Interviews
902.3 – News Releases
902.4 – Students and the News Media
902.5 – Employees and the News Media
902.6 – Live Broadcast or Video-Audio Recording

903
903 – Other Intradistrict Relations

904
904.1 – School – Community Groups
904.2 – Community Resource Persons and Volunteers
904.3 – Visitors to School District Buildings and Sites
904.4 – Public Conduct on School Premise
904.5 – Informational Material and Announcements
904.5R1 – Informational Material and Announcements
904.11 – Transport Students in Private Vehicles

906
906 – Drones
906.2 – Tobacco/Nicotine-Free Environment