SERIES TITLE ——————————————SERIES NUMBER

Resolution to Negate Various Policies ………………………………

EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY

SECTION 100

Statement of Guiding Principles …………………………………. 100

Educational Philosophy …………………………………………….. 102

Educational Goals ……………………………………………………. 104

SCHOOL BOARD

SECTION 200

Statement of Guiding Principles …………………………………… 200

School District Name ………………………………………………… 202

Policy Adoption ……………………………………………………….. 204

Charter Schools ……………………………………………………….. 206

BOARD

Composition of the Board …………………………………………. 210

Board Authority ……………………………………………………….. 212

Functions of the Board ………………………………………………. 214

Duties of the Board …………………………………………………… 215

Duties of Board Officers …………………………………………….. 216

Code of Ethics …………………………………………………………. 218

Advisory Committees ………………………………………………… 220

Complaint Resolution ………………………………………………… 222

Patron Grievances ……………………………………………………. 222.1

Contributions to Individual Students……………………………… 223

Membership in State and National Associations ………………. 224

Compensation for Expenses ……………………………………….. 226

Board Member Conflict of Interest ……………………………….. 228

TRUSTEES

School District Trustee Zones ……………………………………… 240

Trustee Qualifications ……………………………………………….. 242

Trustee Nomination and Election …………………………………. 244

Trustee Vacancy ……………………………………………………… 246

MEETING/PUBLIC RECORDS

Agenda Preparation …………………………………………………. 260

Board Meetings ………………………………………………………. 262

Annual Meeting of the Board ……………………………………… 264

Regular Meetings of the Board …………………………………… 266

Special Meetings of the Board ……………………………………. 268

Executive Sessions ………………………………………………….. 270

Minutes of the Meeting……………………………………………… 272

Quorum at Board Meetings ……………………………………….. 274

Access to Public Records ………………………………………….. 276

Waivers of State Board of Education Rules …………………… 280

CIVIL RIGHTS

Discrimination Prohibited …………………………………………. 290

Reasonable Accommodation for Persons

with Disabilities …………………………………………………….. 292

Civil Rights Grievance Procedure ……………………………….. 294

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

Hearing Procedure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 296

ADMINISTRATION

SECTION 300

Statement of Guiding Principles ………………………………… 300

Administrative Appointment …………………………………….. 302

Superintendent Appointment ……………………………………. 304

Superintendent/Administration Authority …………………….. 306

Administrative Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307

Principals’ Contracts ……………………………………………….  308

Administrative Personnel Evaluation ……………………………. 310

Administrative Personnel Expenses …………………………….. 312

School Calendar …………………………………………………….. 350

District Organization………………………………………………… 352

Emergency School Closure ……………………………………….. 354

School Holidays ……………………………………………………… 356

Electronic Signature and Filing ………………………………….. 358

PERSONNEL

SECTION 400

GERERAL PROVISION

Statement of Guiding Principles ………………………………….. 400

Reporting New Employees ………………………………………… 400.1

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) ……………… 401

Criminal History Checks for Employees ………………………… 402

Employee Drug and Alcohol Use ………………………………… 403

Employee Drug and Alcohol Testing ……………………………. 403.1

Employer Recommendations …………………………………….. 404

Gifts to Employees ………………………………………………….. 405

Nepotism ……………………………………………………………… 405.1

Dress Code …………………………………………………………… 406

Salary ………………………………………………………………….. 407

Extra Duty Pay Scale ……………………………………………. 407.1

Substitute Teachers ……………………………………………… 407.2

Positive Time Reporting ………………………………………… 407.3

Employee Use of Electronic Devices …………………………. 408.1

Investigating and Reporting Suspected Child Abuse,

Abandonment or Neglect ……………………………………….. 409

PROTECTIONS

Non-Discrimination in Employment ……………………………. 410

Personnel Files ……………………………………………………… 411

General Personnel Regulations …………………………………. 412

Political Activities …………………………………………………… 413

Harassment …………………………………………………………. 414

Staff Protection …………………………………………………….. 415

Whistle Blower ……………………………………………………… 416

Employee Volunteers ……………………………………………… 417

Personnel Conflict of Interest …………………………………… 418

Employee Compensation by Annualized Election …………… 419

Immunity from Motor Vehicle Liability ………………………… 425

CERTIFICATED EMPLOYEES

Definition of Certificated Employee ……………………………. 440

Assignment and Transfer of Certificated Employees ………. 441

Code of Ethics for Certificated Employees ……………………. 442

Employment Contract with Certificated Employees ………… 444

Evaluation of Certificated Employees ………………………….. 445

Negotiated Agreement Terms …………………………………… 446

Recruitment of Certificated Employees ……………………….. 447

Reduction of Force Regarding Certificated Employees ……. 448

Release from Contract of Certificated Employees ………….. 449

Release Time for Certificated Employees …………………….. 450

Sick Leave for Certificated Employees ………………………… 451

Sick Bank …………………………………………………………….. 451.1

Suspension of Teaching Certificate …………………………….. 452

Discharge of Certificated Employees …………………………… 454

Nonrenewable of Supplemental Contract ……………………… 454.1

Reading Programs In-Service Training …………………………. 456

Post Graduate Training …………………………………………….. 457

Certified Work Year …………………………………………………. 458

Teacher Work Day ………………………………………………….. 458.1

Duties ………………………………………………………………….. 458.2

Extra Duty Assignments for Advisors/Coaches ……………….. 459

LEAVE

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) ………………………….. 460

Jury Duty ………………………………………………………………. 461

Military Duty …………………………………………………………… 462

Professional Leave …………………………………………………… 463

Bereavement Leave …………………………………………………. 466

Maternity Leave ………………………………………………………. 467

Paternity Leave ………………………………………………………. 467.1

NON-CERTIFICATED EMPLOYEE

Definition of Non-Certificated Personnel ……………………….. 470

At-Will Employees ……………………………………………………. 471

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary Schedules for Non-Certificated Employees ……………. 472

Salary Schedules for Bus Driver Employees……………………….472.1

Group Health & Life Insurance for Non-Certificated

Employees ……………………………………………………………… 473

Employee Elected Retirement Savings Programs ……………… 473.5

Evaluation of Non-Certificated Employees ………………………. 474

Extra-Duty Hours for Non-Certificated Employees …………….. 475

Grievance Procedure for Non-Certificated Employees ………… 476

LEAVE

Absence Without Pay for Non-Certificated Employees ……….. 477

Sick Leave for Non-Certificated Employees …………………….. 479

Vacations for Non-Certificated Employee ……………………….. 480

STUDENTS

SECTION 500

Statement of Guiding Principles ………………………………….. 500

Student Handbooks …………………………………………………. 502

Student Publications ………………………………………………… 504

Student Harassment ………………………………………………… 506

Juvenile Sex Offenders …………………………………………….. 507

Bullying ………………………………………………………………… 508

Tracking Foreign Exchange Students

and Foreign Exchange Visitors …………………………………… 509

Student Records …………………………………………………….. 510

School Climate ………………………………………………………. 512

Electronic Media in the Classroom. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 513

Evacuation Drills …………………………………………………….. 514

Student Rights and Responsibilities …………………………….. 515

Student Complaints and Grievances…………………………….. 516

Student Government ……………………………………………….. 517

Student Interviews …………………………………………………. 518

Valedictorian/Salutatorian ………………………………………… 519

ATTENDANCE

Proof of Age and Identity …………………………………………. 520

School Attendance ………………………………………………….. 522

Elementary Attendance Policy ……………………………………. 522.1

Middle/High School Attendance Policy …………………………. 522.2

Attendance Records ………………………………………………… 523

Student Driving Privileges …………………………………………. 524

Automobiles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .525

School Campuses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 526

Education of Homeless Children.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 527

Homeless Student Dispute Resolution Process . . . . . . . . . . 527.1

DISCIPLINE

Prohibition of Weapons ……………………………………………. 541

Searches by School Officials ……………………………………… 542

Student Suspension ………………………………………………… 543

Student Expulsion/Denial of Enrollment ……………………….. 544

Disciplining Students With Disabilities (IDEA) ………………… 545

Disciplining Students With Disabilities (Section 504) ……….. 546

Theft, Destruction of School Property or

Disruptive Behaviors ……………………………………………….. 548

Prohibition of Gang Activities …………………………………….. 549

Assault and Battery ………………………………………………… 550

Dress Code …………………………………………………………… 552

Detention/Probation of Students ………………………………… 553

STUDENT HEALTH

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) …………….. 560

Administering Medication …………………………………………. 561

Asthma Inhalers …………………………………………………….. 561.1

Exclusion for Communicable Diseases …………………………. 562

Exclusion for Head Lice ……………………………………………. 563

Health Records and Emergency Care ………………………….. 564

Concussion Policy …………………………………………………… 564.1

Immunization Requirements …………………………………….. 565

Student Suicidal Tendencies …………………………………….. 566

Do Not Resuscitate Orders ……………………………………….. 567

Suspected Child Abuse ……………………………………………. 568

Automated External Defibrillators – AED ………………………. 569

ACTIVITIES

Extracurricular Student Activities ……………………………….. 570

Interscholastic Activities …………………………………………… 571

Eligibility and Participation in Interscholastic

Activities ………………………………………………………………. 572

Athletic Activities Insurance ………………………………………. 573

Transportation to School-Sponsored

Activities ………………………………………………………………. 575

Field Trips …………………………………………………………….. 576

Extended Field Trips ………………………………………………… 577

Drug and Alcohol Testing of Students ………………………….. 578

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

SECTION 600

Statement of Guiding Principles ………………………………….. 600

Accreditation ………………………………………………………….. 602

Personnel Standards ………………………………………………… 604

Grade Organization ………………………………………………….. 605

Elementary School Required Instruction ……………………….. 606

Middle School/Junior High School Required

Instruction …………………………………………………………….. 608

High School Graduation Requirements …………………………. 610

Graduation Ceremony ………………………………………………. 614

Selection of Student Speakers at Commencement …………… 615

Early Graduation ……………………………………………………… 616

Correspondence Courses …………………………………………… 618

Idaho Digital Learning Academy …………………………………. 619

Credit Acceptance for Transferring Students ………………….. 620

Participation in Statewide Testing ……………………………….. 624

Promotion of Students ……………………………………………… 626

Homework …………………………………………………………….. 628

ENROLLMENT

Dual Enrollment ……………………………………………………… 630

Open Enrollment …………………………………………………….. 632

Postsecondary Enrollment Options ……………………………… 634

CURRICULUM/MATERIALS

Curriculum ……………………………………………………………. 640

Citizenship ……………………………………………………………. 641

Communication Skills ………………………………………………. 642

Reconsideration of Books or Other Materials …………………. 643

Controversial Issues ………………………………………………… 644

Electronic Media in the Classroom ………………………………. 645

Guest Speakers ………………………………………………………. 646

Parent Involvement …………………………………………………. 647

Volunteer ……………………………………………………………… 647.1

Health/Wellness ……………………………………………………… 648

Healthy School Environment (Wellness) ……………………….. 649

Lesson Plans ………………………………………………………….. 650

Library and Resource Center Materials …………………………. 652

Selection of Curriculum Materials ………………………………… 654

Sex Education ………………………………………………………… 656

Social Studies …………………………………………………………. 658

Technology ……………………………………………………………. 660

Curricular Material Adoption Committee ………………………… 662

Workforce Skills ………………………………………………………. 664

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Private Service Providers Working With Students…………….…668

Special Ed Services to Private School Students ………………. 669

Special Education ……………………………………………………. 670

Section 504 Procedures for Students w/ Disabilities ………… 671

Gifted/Talented Education ………………………………………… 672

Reading Assessment and Intervention Program ……………… 673

Limited English Proficiency Programs …………………………… 674

Professional Technical Schools …………………………………… 675

Release Time …………………………………………………………. 678

STUDENT RECORDS

Transfer of Student Records ……………………………………… 680

Class Record Book ………………………………………………….. 682

Grading ………………………………………………………………… 684

Permanent School Records ……………………………………….. 686

Report Cards …………………………………………………………. 688

Student Learning Plans …………………………………………….. 690

COMPUTER

Computer Software …………………………………………………. 696

Computer and Network Service ………………………………….. 698

Technology Instruction and Determining

Average Daily Attendance (ADA) ………………………………… 699

SUPPORT SERVICES

SECTION 700

Statement of Guiding Principles ………………………………….. 700

STUDENT TRANSPORTATION

Student Transportation …………………………………………….. 710

Student Transportation System …………………………………… 712

Transportation Liability Insurance ……………………………….. 716

Activity Busing ………………………………………………………… 720

Unauthorized School Bus Entry …………………………………… 722

Student Bus Conduct ……………………………………………….. 730

Bus Driver Authority and Responsibility ………………………… 735

BUS DRIVER CONDUCT

Duties of Bus Drivers ……………………………………………….. 740

Bus Driver Conduct ………………………………………………….. 742

Bus Driver Drug and Alcohol Testing Program ………………… 744

Bus Warning Violations …………………………………………….. 746

SCHOOL LUNCH MEALS

School Lunch Meals …………………………………………………. 770

Food Service Lunch Charges……………………………………………780

BUSINESS PROCEDURES

SECTION 800

Statement of Guiding Principles …………………………………. 800

BONDING/INSURANCE

Fidelity Bond …………………………………………………………. 802

Insurance …………………………………………………………….. 804

Bond Requirements for Public Works ………………………….. 806

BUDGET

Budget Planning and Adoption ………………………………….. 810

Budget Adjustments ……………………………………………….. 812

Monthly Budget and Treasurer’s Report ………………………. 814

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Annual Statement of Financial Condition ……………………… 820

Audit of Financial Statements ……………………………………. 822

Gifts, Grants and Bequests ……………………………………….. 830

Income from Sale or Use of School Property …………………. 832

Increase in Fees …………………………………………………….. 834

Investments ………………………………………………………….. 836

Activity Funds ………………………………………………………… 838

Financial Management: Fiscal Accountability and IDEA Part

B Funds ……………………………………………………………….. 839

PAYROLL

Payroll Deductions ………………………………………………….. 840

Payroll Periods ………………………………………………………. 842

PURCHASING

Purchasing ……………………………………………………………. 850

Issuance of Checks …………………………………………………. 852

Cancellation of Checks …………………………………………….. 854

Lease/Purchase Agreements ……………………………………… 856

Personal Service Contracts ……………………………………….. 857

Payment for Goods and Services ……………………………….. 858

District Credit Cards……………………………………………….……. 859

Purchase Orders ……………………………………………………. 860

Signature Authority ………………………………………………… 862

RECORD KEEPING

Board of Trustee Records ………………………………………… 870

Inventory Records …………………………………………………. 872

Personnel Records …………………………………………………. 874

BUILDINGS AND SITES

SECTION 900

Statement of Guiding Principles ………………………………… 900

Building and Grounds Maintenance and

Development ………………………………………………………… 902

Building Safety ………………………………………………………. 904

Rental/Use of School District Facilities …………………………. 910

Memorials on School Grounds ……………………………………. 912

Acquisition and Sale of Personal Property …………………….. 920

Acquisition and Sale of Real Property ………………………….. 922

Excision and Annexation of Territory …………………………… 927

Contracts for Recreational Facilities …………………………….. 930

Use of Contract Services …………………………………………… 932

Trespass on School District Facilities ……………………………. 934

Service Animals In School …………………………………………. 970

COMMUNITY RELATIONS

SECTION 1000

Statement of Guiding Principles ………………………………… 1000

Public Access to District Website ……………………………….. 1008

Community Involvement …………………………………………. 1010

Parent Involvement ……………………………………………….. 1011

Volunteers …………………………………………………………… 1011.1

Patron Complaint …………………………………………………… 1012

Public Relations …………………………………………………….. 1014

Public Performance by Students ……………………………….. 1022

Contests for Students …………………………………………….. 1024

Participation in Fund Drives …………………………………….. 1026

Money-Raising Activities in School …………………………….. 1028

Gifts to Personnel ………………………………………………….. 1040

Advertising in the School ………………………………………… 1044

Appendix

Code of Ethics for Idaho Professional Educators

 
 
 
 
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