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Series 0000 - Mission-Goals-Objectives

Policy Number

Policy/Regulation Name

0000Mission and Functions
0100Code of Ethics
0200Goals and Objectives
0521Equal Opportunity Plan/Nondiscrimination
0521 - FormDiscrimination Grievance Form
0600.1Monitoring and Reporting - District

Series 1000 - Community Relations

Policy Number

Policy/Regulation Name

Communications with the Public
1110.1Parent Involvement
1110.1REGParent Involvement - Regulation
1112.1Coverage of Board of Education Meetings
1120Public Participation at Board of Education Meetings
1140Distribution of Materials by Students
Participation by the Public
1212School Volunteers
1250Visits to the Schools
1250.1Classroom Observations
1252Motorized Vehicles on School Property
Public Activities Involving Staff, Students or School Facilities
1312Public Complaints
1313Gifts to School Personnel
1313REGGifts to School Personnel - Regulation
1316Conduct on School Property
1324Soliciting Funds from and by Students
1325Advertising and Promotion
1330Use of School Facilities
1330REGUse of School Facilities - Regulation
1330REGAppendix 1 Use of Ted W. Beneski Field
1330REGAppendix 2 Suffield High School Rotary Hut Use
1330.2Pool Safety
1331Smoke Free Facility
Relations between Other Governmental Agencies and the Schools
1411Law Enforcement Agencies
Otherwise Lawful Possession of Firearms on School Property
1700Otherwise Lawful Possession of Firearms on School Property

Series 2000 - Administration

Policy Number

Policy/Regulation Name

Concepts and Roles in Administration
2000.1Board-Superintendent Relationship
Administrative Staff Organization
2100Administrative Staff Organization
2111Equal Opportunity Employment
2120Organizational Charts
2130Job Descriptions
2131Superintendent of Schools (Job Description)
2131.1Appointment of Designee for Superintendent
2133Principals (Job Description)
2140Superintendent
2141Recruitment and Appointment of Superintendent
2151Recruitment of Administrative Staff
Administrative Operations
2200Administrative Operations
2210Administrative Leeway in Absence of Board Policy
2232.1Administrative Reports/Annual Report
Evaluation of the Superintendent
2400Evaluation of the Superintendent
2400REGEvaluation of the Superintendent - Regulation

Series 3000 - Business and Non-Instructional Operations

Policy Number

Policy/Regulation Name

Concepts and Roles in Business & Non-Instructional Operation
3010Goals and Objectives
Budget/Budgeting System
3100Budget/Budgeting System
3110Budget: Planning
3120Preparation of Budget Document
3160Transfer of Funds between Categories: Amendments
Income
3221IDEA Program/Fiscal Compliance Reporting
3221REGIDEA Program/Fiscal Compliance Reporting - Regulation
3240Tuition Fees
3280Gifts, Grants and Bequests
3280.1Grants
Expenditures/Expending Authority
3320Purchasing Procedures
Accounts
3450Monies in School Buildings
Non-Instructional Operations
3510Operation and Maintenance of Plant/Grounds
3511REGCompliance with 504 Regulations
3511REGCompliance with 504 Regulations Appendix 2
3513.1Energy Conservation
3514Equipment
3514.1Personal Use of School Equipment
3514.2Disposal of Obsolete or Surplus Equipment/Material
3516.4Sex Offender Notification
3520.13Student Data Protection and Privacy/Cloud-Based Issues
3524.1Pesticide Application
3524.2Green Cleaning Program
3541Transportation
3541.24Transportation; Parent/Guardian Responsibility
3541.313Video Cameras on School Transportation
3541.313REGVideo Cameras on School Transportation - Regulation
3541.5Transportation Safety Complaints
3542.31Free or Reduced Price Lunches
3542.34Sale of Beverages during School Hours
3542.43Charging Policy

Series 4000 - Personnel - Certified and Non-Certified

Policy Number

Policy/Regulation Name

Certified Personnel
4111Recruitment and Selection
4111.1Affirmative Action: Equal Opportunity Employment
4112.4Health Examinations
4112.5Security/Credit Check
4112.5REGSecurity/Credit Check - Regulation
4112.51Reference Checks
4112.6Personnel Records
4115Evaluation Supervision
4115.3Evaluation Coaches
4115.4Concussion Training for Athletic Coaches and Certified Physical Educators
4117.6Exit Interviews
4118.11Nondiscrimination
4118.11REGNondiscrimination - Regulation
4118.112Sexual Harassment
4118.113Harassment
4118.113REGHarassment - Regulation
4118.231Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco
4118.234Prohibitions on Recommendations for Psychotropic Drugs
4118.4Electronic Monitoring
4118.5Acceptable Computer Network Use
4118.5REGAcceptable Computer Network Use - Regulation
4118.51Social Networking
4118.51REGSocial Networking - Regulation
4121Substitute Teachers
4131Staff Development
4147.1Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
4147.3Staff with HIV, ARC or AIDS
4152.6Personal/Family and Medical Leave
Non-Certified Personnel
4211Recruitment and Selection
4211.1Affirmative Action: Equal Opportunity Employment
4212.4Health Examinations
4212.42Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus Drivers
4212.5Security/Credit Check
4212.5REGSecurity/Credit Check - Regulation
4212.51Employment/Reference Checks
4212.6Personnel Records
4215Evaluation Supervision
4217.6Exit Interviews
4218.11Nondiscrimination
4218.11REGNondiscrimination - Regulation
4218.112Sexual Harassment
4218.113Harassment
4218.113REGHarassment - Regulation
4218.231Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco
4218.5Computer Use
4218.5REGComputer Use - Regulation
4218.51Social Networking
4218.51REGSocial Networking - Regulation
4247.1Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
4247.3Staff with HIV, ARC, or AIDS
4252.6Personal/Family Medical Leave

Series 5000 - Students

Policy Number

Policy/Regulation Name

Concepts and Roles in Student Policies
5000Concepts and Roles in Student Policies
Elementary and Secondary
5111Admission/Placement
5111.1Foreign Exchange Students
5112Ages of Attendance
5113Attendance/Excuses/Dismissals
5113.2Truancy
5114Suspension/Expulsion: Student Due Process
5114.12Student Handbooks
5117.2Inter-District Choice
5117.3Magnet Schools
5118Nonresident Attendance
5118.1Homeless Students
5119Transfers/Withdrawals
5121Examination/Grading/Rating
5121.3Academic Dishonesty/Plagiarism
5122Assignment to Teachers and Classes
5122.3Assignment of Former Home-Schooled Students to Classes
5123Promotion/Retention
5123.2Summer School Work for Credit
5123.2REGSummer School Work for Credit - Regulation
5123.3Graduation Ceremonies
5124Reporting to Parents
5124.2Release of Report Cards
5125Student Records: Confidentiality
5125REGStudent Records: Confidentiality - Regulation
5125.3Directory Information
5126Awards for Achievement
5131.1Bus Conduct
5131.1REGBus Conduct - Regulation
5131.7Weapons and Dangerous Instruments
5131.8Out of School Misconduct
5131.9Gang Activity or Association
5131.9REGGang Activity or Association - Regulation
5131.911Bullying
5131.911REGBullying - Regulation
5135Academic Eligibility
5135REGAcademic Eligibility - Regulation
5136Foreign Students Attending Schools
5141School Medical Advisor
5141.21Administering Medication
5141.22Communicable Diseases
5141.221Pediculosis
5141.221REGPediculosis - Regulation
5141.231Psychotropic Drugs
5141.24Students with HIV, ARC, AIDS
5141.25Students with Special Health Care Needs/Food Allergy Management
5141.27First Aid/Emergency Medical Use of Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs)
5141.27REGFirst Aid/Emergency Medical Use of Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) - Regulation
5141.3Health Assessments and Immunizations
5141.3REGHealth Assessments and Immunizations - Regulation
5141.31Physical Examination for School Programs
5141.4Child Abuse and Neglect
5141.4REGChild Abuse and Neglect - Regulation
5141.41Reports of Suspected Abuse or Neglect of Mentally Retarded Adults
5141.41REGReports of Suspected Abuse or Neglect of Mentally Retarded Adults - Regulation
5141.5Suicide Prevention/Intervention
5141.5REGSuicide Prevention/Intervention - Regulation
5142.1Relations with Non-Custodial Parents
5142.2Dismissal Precautions
5144Discipline/Punishment
5144.1Use of Physical Force
5144.1REGUse of Physical Force - Regulation
5145Civil and Legal Rights and Responsibilities
5145REGCivil and Legal Rights and Responsibilities - Regulation
5145.11Questioning and Apprehension/Police in Schools
5145.111Probation/Police/Courts
5145.12Search and Seizure
5145.12REGSearch and Seizure - Regulation
5145.121Vehicle Searches on School Grounds
5145.122Use of Dogs to Search School Property
5145.14On-Campus Recruitment
5145.2Freedom of Speech/Expression
5145.4Nondiscrimination
5145.5Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment (Students)
5145.5REGSex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment (Students) - Regulation
5145.6Student Grievance Procedure
5145.71Surrogate Parent Program
5156Research Involving Students

Series 6000 - Instruction

Policy Number

Policy/Regulation Name

Instruction (Concept and Roles)
6000Instruction (Concept and Roles)
6000.1Provisions of Negotiated Agreements/Contracts
6010Goals and Objectives
Elementary and Secondary
6111School Calendar
6112School Day
6113Senior Privileges
6114Emergencies and Disaster Preparedness
6114.1Fire
6114.3Bomb Threats
6114.3REGBomb Threats - Regulation
6114.6Emergency Closings
6114.7Safe Schools
6115Ceremonies and Observances
6121Nondiscrimination
6121.1Equal Educational Opportunity
6130Organizational Plan
6140Curriculum
6140REGCurriculum - Regulation
6141Curriculum Design/Development/Revision
6141.11Curriculum Research/Experimental Projects
6141.2Recognition of Religious Beliefs and Customs
6141.21Religion in the Public Schools
6141.31Bilingual-Bicultural Education
6141.312Migrant Students
6141.32Computer Literacy
6141.321Other Computer Networks and Internet Safety
6141.321REGOther Computer Networks and Internet Safety - Regulation
6141.322Computers/Websites/Pages
6141.4Independent Study
6141.42Student Volunteers and Community Service
6141.5Credits for College Coursework
6142Basic Instructional Program
6142.1Family Life and Sex Education
6142.101Student Nutrition and Physical Activity (Student Wellness Policy)
6142.11Trampoline Use
6144Controversial Issues
6144.1Exemption from Instruction
6145Interscholastic Competition/Extracurricular Programs
6145.2Intramural/Interscholastic Competition
6145.2REGIntramural/Interscholastic Competition - Regulation
6145.21Sunday Play of Postponed Friday and Saturday Games
6145.22Sportsmanship
6145.22REGSportsmanship - Regulation
6145.4Public Performances and Exhibitions
6145.51National Honor Society
6145.51REGNational Honor Society - Regulation
6145.6Travel and Exchange Programs
6145.7Social Events/Meetings
6145.7REGSocial Events/Meetings - Regulation
6145.71Use of Alcohol by Adults
6145.8Activity Funds Management
6146Graduation Requirements
6146.1Grading/Assessment System
6150.1Classroom Appearance/Arrangement
6151Class Size
6152Grouping
6153Field Trips
6153REGField Trips - Regulation
6153FORMField Trips - Form
6153.2Student Participation in Election Process
6154Homework/Make-Up Work
6154REGHomework/Make-Up Work - Regulation
6156.5Lesson Plans
6161.1Instructional Materials
6161.1REGInstructional Materials - Regulation
6161.12REGRecommendation of Materials - Regulation
6161.3Comparability of Services
6162.51Surveys of Students
6164.11Drugs, Tobacco, Alcohol
6164.12Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
6171.1Inclusion
6171.3District Placement of Special Education Students Out-of-District
6172.1Gifted/Talented Program
6172.3Home Schooling
6172.4Title I Parent Involvement
6172.4REGTitle I Parent Involvement - Regulation
6172.6Virtual/Online Courses
6177Commercially Produced Video Recording (Use of)
6177REGCommercially Produced Video Recording (Use of) - Regulation

Series 7000 - New Contstruction

Policy Number

Policy/Regulation Name

Planning
7113.1Retirement of Buildings
Occupying
7551Naming of Facility

Series 9000 - Bylaws of the Board

Policy Number

Policy/Regulation Name

Role of Board Members (Powers, Purposes, Duties)
9000Role of Board Members (Powers, Purposes, Duties)
9005Statement of Integrity
9010Limits of Authority
9012Legal Responsibilities of Boards of Education
9020Public Statements
9030Commitment to Democratic Principles in Relation to Community, Staff and Students
9040Board Related Responsibilities
Organization
9110Number of Members; Terms of Office
9120Officers and Auxiliary Personnel
9121Chairperson
9122Vice-Chairperson
9123Secretary
9125Use of Legal Counsel
9130Committees
9133Special/Advisory Committees
9150Board Consultants
Members
9221Filling Vacancies
9222Resignation/Removal from Office
9240Board Member Development
9250Remuneration and Reimbursement
9260Board Member Protection
9270Conflict of Interest
9271Code of Ethics
Methods of Operation
9310Development, Distribution and Maintenance of Manual of Policies, Regulations, Bylaws
9311Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Policies
9312Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Bylaws
9314Suspension of Policies, Bylaws, Regulations
9315Board-Administrator Relationship
9321Time, Place, Notification of Meetings
9322Public and Executive Sessions
9323Agenda Preparation and Dissemination
9324Advance Delivery of Meeting Materials
9325Meeting Conduct
9325.2Order of Business
9325.3Parliamentary Procedures
9326Minutes/Taping/Broadcasting
9330Board/School System Records
9350Hearings
Evaluation of Board of Education Procedures
9400Evaluation of Board of Education Procedures

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