1338

Adoption Date: 7/19/1994, Revised: 6/20/2000
1000 - BY-LAWS

THE ROLE OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
1337 DUTIES OF THE SCHOOL ATTORNEYAdoption Date: 7/19/1994, Revised: 6/20/2000
1000 - BY-LAWS

THE ROLE OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
1338 DUTIES OF THE SCHOOL PHYSICIAN

The School Physician shall be appointed by the Board of Education. The duties of the School Physician shall include, but are not limited to, the following:

a) Performs professional medical services in the examination and care of school children;

b) Supervises routine examinations of school children by a nurse practitioner to detect the presence of contagious diseases and physical defects;

c) Serves as an on call member on the Committee on Special Education;

d) Reports to the Board on school health services;

e) Coordinates scheduling for physical examinations for students participating in interscholastic athletics;

f) Develops the program of health service in accordance with policies approved by the Board and as directed by the Superintendent of Schools;

g) Conducts physical exams for all bus drivers and substitute bus drivers annually (prior to employment);

h) Conducts a medical evaluation on any employee at the request of the Board of Education.

Policy References:
Education Law Sections 902 and 913

The Board of Education shall employ a School Attorney who shall be responsible to the Board of Education for guidance on all affairs which are of a legal nature, including, but not limited to:

a) Negotiation of all legal charges and processes for each bond issue and construction and/or reconstruction of new buildings;

b) Legal counsel on matters referred to him/her to determine legality of procedure;

c) Matters related to "due process" hearings or procedures.


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