Board Policies

Policy Series - Table of Contents
Series 1000 - BY-LAWS
SCHOOL DISTRICT AND BOARD OF EDUCATION LEGAL STATUS 1110
BOARD OF EDUCATION AUTHORITY 1120
PRINCIPLES FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS 1121
NUMBER OF MEMBERS AND TERMS OF OFFICE 1130
BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS: NOMINATION AND ELECTION 1220
REPORTING OF EXPENDITURES AND CONTRIBUTIONS 1230
RESIGNATION AND DISMISSAL 1240
SUBMISSION OF QUESTIONS AND PROPOSITIONS AT ANNUAL ELECTIONS AND SPECIAL DISTRICT MEETINGS 1260
ABSENTEE BALLOTS 1270
POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD 1310
NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF BOARD OFFICERS 1320
DUTIES OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION 1321
DUTIES OF THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION 1322
APPOINTMENTS AND DESIGNATIONS BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION 1330
POLICY 1410
EXECUTION OF POLICY: ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS 1420
REGULAR BOARD MEETINGS 1510
SPECIAL MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION 1520
ANNUAL DISTRICT MEETING AND ELECTION/BUDGET VOTE 1610
BUSINESS OF THE ANNUAL DISTRICT ELECTION 1611
ANNUAL REORGANIZATIONAL MEETING 1620
MINUTES 1720
EXECUTIVE SESSIONS 1730
Series 2000 - INTERNAL OPERATIONS
ORIENTING NEW BOARD MEMBERS 2110
USE OF PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE 2120
BOARD MEMBER TRAINING 2121
COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD 2210
CITIZENS' ADVISORY COMMITTEES 2211
MEMBERSHIP IN ASSOCIATIONS 2310
ATTENDANCE BY BOARD MEMBERS AT CONFERENCES, CONVENTIONS AND WORKSHOPS 2320
COMPENSATION AND EXPENSES 2330
BOARD SELF-EVALUATION 2340
BOCES BOARD OF EDUCATION REPRESENTATIVE FROM BROCKPORT 2350
BOARD VISITATION 2360
BOARD EVALUATION OF THE SUPERINTENDENT 2370
Series 3000 - COMMUNITY RELATIONS
PUBLIC INFORMATION PROGRAM 3110
COMMUNITY COLLABORATION 3120
Adult Education 3121
SENIOR CITIZENS 3130
FLAG DISPLAY 3140
COMMEMORATION GUIDELINES 3141
SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS 3150
RELATIONS WITH EDUCATION RESEARCH AND SERVICE CENTERS 3160
RESEARCH WITHIN THE DISTRICT 3170
DISTRICT WEBSITE AND WEB PAGES 3180
VISITORS TO THE SCHOOL 3210
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AT BOARD MEETINGS 3220
PUBLIC COMPLAINTS 3230
COMPLAINTS ABOUT POLICIES 3231
DISTRIBUTION OF PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS TO STUDENTS/ADVERTISING IN THE SCHOOLS 3240
PARENT-TEACHER-STUDENT ASSOCIATION 3250
BOOSTER ORGANIZATIONS 3260
USE OF FACILITIES 3280
STAFF USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES/INTERNAL USE 3282
OPERATION OF VEHICLES ON DISTRICT PROPERTY 3290
PUBLIC ACCESS TO RECORDS 3310
CONFIDENTIALITY OF COMPUTERIZED INFORMATION 3320
CODE OF CONDUCT ON SCHOOL PROPERTY 3410
UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON UPON SCHOOL GROUNDS 3411
ID BADGES 3420
EMERGENCY CLOSINGS 3510
LEGAL QUALIFICATIONS OF VOTERS AT SCHOOL DISTRICT 3600
Series 4000 - ADMINISTRATION
ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL 4110
ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION 4211
ORGANIZATIONAL CHART 4212
ABOLISHING AN ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION 4220
ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY DURING ABSENCE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS 4230
ADMINISTRATIVE LATITUDE IN THE ABSENCE OF BOARD POLICY 4240
USE OF COMMITTEES 4250
EVALUATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF 4260
SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS 4310
SUPERINTENDENT - BOARD OF EDUCATION RELATIONS 4320
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES 4410
Series 5000 - NON-INSTRUCTIONAL/BUSINESS OPERATIONS
BUDGET PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT 5110
SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET HEARING 5120
BUDGET ADOPTION 5130
ADMINISTRATION OF THE BUDGET 5140
CONTINGENCY BUDGET 5150
REVENUES 5210
DISTRICT INVESTMENTS 5220
ACCEPTANCE OF GIFTS, GRANTS AND BEQUESTS TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT 5230
SUNSHINE ACCOUNT 5235
SCHOOL TAX ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION 5240
PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS 5241
SALE AND DISPOSAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPERTY 5250
EXPENDITURES OF SCHOOL DISTRICT FUNDS 5310
BUDGET TRANSFERS 5320
Use of the District Credit Card 5321
Reimbursement for Meals/Refreshments 5323
BORROWING OF FUNDS 5330
BONDING OF EMPLOYEES AND SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS 5340
PURCHASING 5410
PROCUREMENT OF GOODS AND SERVICES 5411
ALTERNATIVE FORMATS FOR INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS 5412
PURCHASING FOOD AND REFRESHMENTS 5415
CONTRACTING FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 5420
ACCOUNTING OF FUNDS 5510
RESERVE FUNDS 5511
EXTRACLASSROOM ACTIVITIES FUNDS 5520
PETTY CASH FUNDS AND CASH IN SCHOOL BUILDINGS 5530
PUBLICATION OF THE DISTRICT'S ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENT 5540
MAINTENANCE OF FISCAL EFFORT (TITLE I PROGRAMS) 5550
USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS FOR POLITICAL EXPENDITURES 5560
HONORS, AWARDS, HONORARIA AND REMEMBRANCES 5561
FINANCIAL OVERSIGHT 5570
Financial Accountability: Allegations of Fraud 5571
Audit Committee 5572
Internal Audit Function 5573
MEDICAID COMPLIANCE PROGRAM POLICY 5574
INSURANCE 5610
INVENTORIES & ACCOUNTING OF FIXED ASSETS 5620
FACILITIES: INSPECTION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE 5630
HAZARDOUS WASTE AND HANDLING OF TOXIC SUBSTANCES BY EMPLOYEES 5631
SMOKING/TOBACCO USE 5640
ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY/CONSERVATION AND RECYCLING 5650
SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM (LUNCH AND BREAKFAST)/ 5660
WELLNESS POLICY 5661
RECORDS MANAGEMENT 5670
EMPLOYEE PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION 5671
INFORMATION SECURITY BREACH AND NOTIFICATION 5672
SAFETY AND SECURITY 5680
REPORTING OF HAZARDS 5681
PESTICIDE NOTIFICATIONS 5682
SCHOOL SAFETY PLANS 5683
CRISIS RESPONSE 5684
CARDIAC AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS (AEDs) IN PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES 5685
USE OF SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT 5686
CELL PHONES AND ELECTRONIC DEVICES 5687
OPEN FLAME 5688
THUNDER AND LIGHTNING POLICY 5689
EXPOSURE CONTROL PROGRAM 5690
COMMUNICABLE DISEASES 5691
TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM 5710
SCHOOL BUS SCHEDULING AND ROUTING/PICK-UP AND DROP-OFF 5720
TRANSPORTATION OF STUDENTS 5730
USE OF BUSES BY COMMUNITY GROUPS 5740
SCHOOL BUS SAFETY PROGRAM 5750
SCHOOL BUS MAINTENANCE/BUS REPLACEMENT PLAN 5760
SCHOOL BUS IDLING 5770
QUALIFICATIONS OF BUS DRIVERS 5780
FACILITIES PLANNING 5810
EVALUATING EXISTING BUILDINGS 5820
SITE ACQUISITION 5830
CLOSING OF FACILITIES 5840
NAMING SCHOOL FACILITIES 5850
Series 6000 - PERSONNEL
CODE OF ETHICS FOR ALL DISTRICT PERSONNEL 6000
COMPLAINTS AND GRIEVANCES BY EMPLOYEES 6110
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 6120
SEXUAL HARASSMENT -- EMPLOYEES 6121
UNIFORMED SERVICES EMPLOYMENT AND REEMPLOYMENT RIGHTS ACT (USERRA)/MILITARY LEAVES OF ABSENCE 6122
EVALUATION OF PERSONNEL: PURPOSES 6130
EMPLOYEE MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS 6140
ALCOHOL, DRUGS AND OTHER SUBSTANCES (SCHOOL PERSONNEL) 6150
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE 6151
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 6152
DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING FOR SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS AND SAFETY-SENSITIVE EMPLOYEES 6153
PROFESSIONAL GROWTH/STAFF DEVELOPMENT 6180
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUIREMENT 6181
CONFERENCE/TRAVEL EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT 6183
EMPLOYEES SERVING AS CONSULTANTS 6184
FINGERPRINTING OF PROSPECTIVE SCHOOL EMPLOYEES 6190
SAFETY OF STUDENTS (FINGERPRINTING CLEARANCE OF NEW HIRES) 6191
CERTIFIED PERSONNEL 6210
RECRUITMENT 6211
CERTIFICATION 6212
PROBATION AND TENURE 6213
EMPLOYMENT OF RELATIVES/NEPOTISM 6215
DISCIPLINING OF A TENURED TEACHER OR CERTIFIED PERSONNEL 6216
TEMPORARY PERSONNEL 6220
CONSULTANT/INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR 6221
APPOINTMENT - SUPPORT STAFF 6310
MAINTAINING DISCIPLINE AND CONDUCT 6410
TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT/USE BY STAFF 6420
STAFF-STUDENT RELATIONS (FRATERNIZATION) 6425
EMPLOYEE ACTIVITIES 6430
SOLICITING FUNDS FROM SCHOOL PERSONNEL 6431
WHISTLEBLOWER POLICY 6435
NEGOTIATIONS 6440
THEFT OF SERVICES OR PROPERTY 6450
JURY DUTY 6460
STAFF USE OF COMPUTERIZED INFORMATION RESOURCES 6470
USE OF EMAILS IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT 6475
WORKERS' COMPENSATION 6510
DEFENSE AND INDEMNIFICATION OF BOARD MEMBERS AND EMPLOYEES 6530
FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT 6541
Series 7000 - STUDENTS
COMPREHENSIVE STUDENT ATTENDANCE POLICY 7110
DIAGNOSTIC SCREENING OF STUDENTS 7121
STUDENT DISMISSAL PRECAUTIONS 7122
ENTITLEMENT TO ATTEND - AGE AND RESIDENCY 7130
NONRESIDENT STUDENTS 7131
EDUCATION OF HOMELESS CHILDREN AND YOUTH 7132
URBAN-SUBURBAN INTERDISTRICT TRANSFER PROGRAM 7133
ASSIGNMENTS OF STUDENTS TO SCHOOLS/TRANSFERS WITHIN THE DISTRICT 7140
EDUCATIONAL SERVICES FOR MARRIED/PREGNANT STUDENTS 7150
FOREIGN EXCHANGE STUDENTS 7160
STUDENT EVALUATION 7210
PROVISION OF INTERPRETER SERVICES TO PARENTS WHO ARE HEARING IMPAIRED 7211
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS 7220
EARLY GRADUATION 7221
CREDENTIAL OPTIONS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES 7222
POST-GRADUATE STUDENTS 7223
CREDIT BY EXAMINATION 7224
Minimum Standard for Grades 9-12 7226
DUAL CREDIT FOR COLLEGE COURSES 7230
STUDENT RECORDS: ACCESS AND CHALLENGE 7240
STUDENT DIRECTORY INFORMATION 7242
MILITARY RECRUITERS' ACCESS TO SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS AND INFORMATION ON STUDENTS 7243
PARENT INVOLVEMENT 7250
STUDENT PRIVACY, PARENTAL ACCESS TO INFORMATION, AND ADMINISTRATION OF CERTAIN PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS TO MINORS 7260
DESIGNATION OF PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATION 7270
STUDENT USE OF PERSONAL TECHNOLOGY 7300
COMPLAINTS AND GRIEVANCES BY STUDENTS 7309
SCHOOL CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINE 7310
LOSS OR DESTRUCTION OF DISTRICT PROPERTY OR RESOURCES 7312
SUSPENSION OF STUDENTS 7314
STUDENT RIGHTS OF FREE EXPRESSION 7315
USE OF PHYSICAL INTERVENTION 7317
ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, DRUGS, AND OTHER SUBSTANCES (STUDENTS) 7320
SEARCHES, INTERROGATIONS AND INVESTIGATIONS 7330
BUS RULES AND REGULATIONS 7340
CORPORAL PUNISHMENT 7350
WEAPONS IN SCHOOL AND THE GUN-FREE SCHOOLS ACT 7360
THE CHILDREN'S INTERNET PROTECTION ACT: INTERNET CONTENT FILTERING/SAFETY POLICY 7370
BCS-ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY 7380
EXTRACLASSROOM ACTIVITIES 7410
ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY FOR EXTRACLASSROOM ACTIVITIES 7411
INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS/PHILOSOPHY OF ATHLETICS 7420
CONTESTS FOR STUDENTS, STUDENT AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS 7430
SUPERVISION OF STUDENTS 7440
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 7450
FUND RAISING BY STUDENTS 7460
SOLICITATION OF CHARITABLE DONATIONS FROM SCHOOL CHILDREN 7461
DIGNITY FOR ALL STUDENTS ACT 7500
IMMUNIZATION OF STUDENTS 7511
STUDENT PHYSICALS 7512
ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION 7513
HEALTH RECORDS 7514
ACCIDENTS 7520
STUDENTS WITH LIFE THREATENING ALLERGIES 7521
CONCUSSION MANAGEMENT 7522
Opioid Overdose Protection 7523
CHILD ABUSE 7530
SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF STUDENTS 7531
STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 7540
SUICIDE 7550
STUDENTS WITH HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV) RELATED ILLNESS 7560
NOTIFICATION OF SEX OFFENDERS
7570
ACCESS TO SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPERTY 7571
STUDENT CONFIDENTIALITY 7580
SPECIAL EDUCATION: DISTRICT PLAN 7610
CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES 7611
GROUPING BY SIMILARITY OF NEEDS 7612
THE ROLE OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION IN IMPLEMENTING A STUDENT'S INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM 7613
PRESCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM 7614
LEAST RESTRICTIVE ENVIRONMENT 7615
PREREFERRAL INTERVENTION STRATEGIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION (PRIOR TO A REFERRAL FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION) 7616
DECLASSIFICATION OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES 7617
Districtwide and Statewide Assessments in School District Programs 7619
STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES PARTICIPATING IN SCHOOLDISTRICT PROGRAMS 7620
SECTION 504 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973 7621
Allocation of Space for Special Education Programs 7622
APPOINTMENT AND TRAINING OF COMMITTEE ON SPECIAL EDUCATION (CSE)/SUBCOMMITTEE ON SPECIAL EDUCATION MEMBERS 7631
APPOINTMENT AND TRAINING OF COMMITTEE ON PRESCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION (CPSE) MEMBERS 7632
STUDENT INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM (IEP): DEVELOPMENT AND PROVISION 7640
TRANSITION SERVICES 7641
TWELVE MONTH SPECIAL SERVICES AND/OR PROGRAMS 7642
TRANSFER STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES 7643
IDENTIFICATION AND REGISTER OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES (CHILD FIND) 7650
PARENT INVOLVEMENT FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES 7660
DUE PROCESS RIGHTS FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES 7661
Public Report on Revisions to District Policies, Practices and Procedures upon a finding of Significant Disproportionality 7662
IMPARTIAL DUE PROCESS HEARINGS/SELECTION OF IMPARTIAL HEARING OFFICERS 7670
INDEPENDENT EDUCATIONAL EVALUATIONS 7680
SPECIAL EDUCATION MEDIATION 7690
Series 8000 - INSTRUCTION
CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, RESOURCES AND EVALUATION 8110
NONDISCRIMINATION/EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES 8120
DUAL ENROLLMENT: NONPUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS 8130
SAFETY CONDITIONS AND PROGRAMS 8210
PREVENTION INSTRUCTION 8211
FIRE DRILLS, BOMB THREATS AND BUS EMERGENCY DRILLS 8212
CAREER AND TECHNICAL (OCCUPATIONAL) EDUCATION 8220
COUNSELING PROGRAM 8230
CIVILITY, CITIZENSHIP, AND CHARACTER EDUCATION/INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION EDUCATION 8240
DRIVER EDUCATION 8241
EDUCATION OF THE TALENT IN ALL STUDENTS 8242
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 8244
ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY INSTRUCTIONPROGRAMS AND PROJECTS FUNDED BY TITLE I 8260
INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY 8270
CHILDREN'S INTERNET PROTECTION ACT: INTERNET CONTENT FILTERING/SAFETY POLICY 8271
INSTRUCTION FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS OR STUDENTS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY 8280
PURPOSES OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS 8310
TEACHER SUPPLIED SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS 8311
SELECTION OF LIBRARY AND AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS 8320
OBJECTION TO INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS 8330
CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES 8331
TEXTBOOKS/WORKBOOKS/CALCULATORS 8340
USE OF COPYRIGHTED MATERIALS 8350
ACADEMIC MISCONDUCT 8351
RELIGIOUS EXPRESSION IN THE INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM 8360
SCHOOL CALENDAR AND SCHOOL DAY 8410
OPENING EXERCISES 8420
INDEPENDENT STUDY 8430
HOMEWORK 8440
TUTORING (TEMPORARY INSTRUCTION) 8450
FIELD TRIPS 8460
HOME INSTRUCTION (HOME SCHOOLING) 8470
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