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Board of Education Policy

BALLARD R-II SCHOOLS 

BOARD OF EDUCATION POLICY

As adapted from Missouri Consultants for Education

Table of Contents

INDEX

ORGANIZATION, PHILOSOPHY AND GOALS - Policy Section 0000

    0110 District Legal Status

    0200 School District Philosophy

School Board Organization

    0310 School Board Purpose and Roles

    0311 Statement of Practices

    0320 School Board Elections

    0320 Regulation - School Board Elections

    0320 Form - Candidates Affidavit of Tax Payments

    0321 School Board Officers

    0321 Regulation - School Board Officers

    0323 Resignation

    0324 Filling Board Vacancies

    0330 Oath of Office

    0340 Code of Ethics

    0342 Nepotism, Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclsoure

    0342 Regulation - Nepotism, Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure

    0350 School Board Compensation

    0351 School Board Travel

    0360 Board Committees

Meetings

    0410 Meetings

    0410 Regulation - Meetings

    0411 Meeting Agenda

    0411 Regulation - Meeting Agenda    

    0412 Participation by Public

    0412 Form - Participation by Public - Request to Appear Before the Board of Education

    0420 Minutes

    0430 Executive Session

    0440 Notification of Board Meeting

Policy Development and Review

    0510 Policy Development, Adoption and Review

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION - Policy Section 1000

Religion

    1110 Religious Expression

    1110 Regulation - Religious Expression

Calendar Requirements

    1210 Calendar Requirements, School Year and School Day

Equal Opportunity

    1300 Equal Opportunity

    1310 Civil Rights, Title IX, Section 504

    1310 Regulation - Civil Rights, Title IX, Section 504

School/Community Relations

    1405 Parent/Family Involvement in Education

    1405 Regulation - Parent/Family Involvement in Education

    1410 Relations with Law Enforcement Authorities

    1420 Community Use of School Facilities

    1420 Regulation - Community Use of School Facilities

    1425 School Volunteers

    1430 Visitors to Schools

    1431 Code of Conduct - Adults

    1431 Regulation - Code of Conduct - Adults

    1432 Prohibition Against Firearms and Weapons

    1440 Research Requests

    1440 Regulation - Research Requests

    1450 Public Access to District Documents

    1450 Regulation - Public Access to District Documents

    1460 Community Involvement in Decision Making

    1460 Regulation - Community Involvement in Decision Making

    1470 Public Gifts to School

    1480 Public Complaints

    1510 Records

    1520 School District Annual Report

    1520 Regulation - School District Annual Report

Private, State and Federal Programs Administration

    1600 Private, State and Federal Programs Administration

    1610 Protection of Student Rights

    1620 Private, State and Federal Funding

    1620 Regulation - Private, State and Federal Funding

    1621 Title I

    1621 Regulation - Title I

Administrative Organization and Rules

    1710 Administrative Reports

    1720 Superintendent of Schools

    1720 Regulation - Superintendent of Schools

    1722 Superintendent's Contract

    1723 Evaluation of the Superintendent

    1730 Building Administration

STUDENTS - Policy Section 2000

Nondiscrimination and Student Rights

    2100 Nondiscrimination and Student Rights

    2110 Equal Educational Opportunity

    2110 Regulation - Equal Education Opportunity/504 Procedural Safeguards

    2110 Form - Notice of Appeal/Request for an Impartial Due Process Hearing Under Section 504

    2120 Students of Legal Age

    2130 Harassment

    2130 Regulation - Harassment

    2140 Marital, Parental Status of Students

    2150 Searches by School Personnel

    2160 Interviews, Interrogations and Removal From School

    2170 Distribution of Noncurricular Publications by Students

    2170 Regulation - Distribution of Noncurricular Publications by Students

    2180 Pledge of Allegiance

Admission and Withdrawal

    2200 Admission and Withdrawal

    2200 Regulation - Admission and Withdrawal

    2210 Entrance Age

    2220 Compulsory Attendance Ages

    2230 Admission of Non-Tuition Students

    2230 Regulation - Admission of Resident Students

    2240 Admission and Tuition - Nonresident Students

    2240 Regulation - Admission and Tuition - Nonresident Students

    2245 Transfer Students

    2250 Admission of Exchange Students

    2250 Regulation - Admission of Exchange Students

    2255 Policy - Admission and Withdrawal - Disabled Students

    2260 Homeless Students

    2260 Regulation - Admission of Homeless Students

    2290 Denial of Admission and Student Withdrawal From School

    2270 Migrant Students

    2270 Regulation - Migrant Students

    2280 Admission of Home Schooled Students

    2290 Student Withdrawal From School

Attendance

    2310 Student Attendance

    2310 Regulation - Student Attendance

    2320 Part-Time Attendance

    2320 Regulation - Part-Time Attendance

    2330 Student Early Dismissal Procedures

    2330 Regulation - Student Early Dismissal Procedures

    2340 Truancy and Educational Neglect

    2340 Regulation - Truancy and Educational Neglect Procedures

Student Educational Records

    2400 Student Educational Records

    2400 Regulation - Student Educational Records

    2400-1 Form - FERPA Educational Rights Annual Notification

    2410 Health Information Records

    2410 Regulation - Health Information Records

    2420 Recording of Meetings

Student Academic Achievement

    2520 Promotion and Retention

    2520 Regulation - Promotion and Retention

    2525 Graduation Requirements

    2526 Constitution and American Civics Tests

    2530 Graduation Requirements - Students with Disabilities

    2540 Early Graduation

    2550 Dual Credit Scholarships

Discipline

    2600 Discipline

    2610 Misconduct and Disciplinary Consequences

    2610 Regulation - Behavioral Expectations

    2620 Firearms and Weapons in School

    2620 Regulation - Firearms and Weapons in School

    2630 Closed Campus

    2640 Student Use of Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs

    2641 Drug-Free Schools

    2650 Student Vehicle Use

    2651 Student Dress

    2652 Student Conduct on Buses

    2653 Student Participation in Secret Organizations and Gangs

    2653 Regulation - Student Participation in Secret Organizations and Gangs

    2654 Student Use and Care of School Property

    2655 Bullying

    2655 Form - Bullying

    2660 Detention

    2660 Regulation - Detention

    2661 In-School Suspension

    2662 Suspension

    2662 Regulation - Suspension

    2663 Expulsion

    2663 Regulation - Expulsion

    2664 Enrollment or Return Following Suspension and/or Expulsion

    2664 Regulation - Enrollment or Return Following Suspension and/or Expulsion

    2670 Corporal Punishment

    2671 Student Discipline Hearings

    2671 Regulation - Student Discipline Hearings

    2672 Discipline of Students with Disabilities

    2672 Regulation - Discipline of Students with Disabilities

    2673 Reporting of Violent Behavior

    2673 Regulation - Reporting of Violent Behavior

Student Welfare

    2710 Reporting Student Abuse

    2710 Regulation - Reporting Student Abuse

    2720 Employment of Students

    2730 Supervision of Students

    2740 Student Safety

    2740 Regulation - Student Safety

    2750 Wellness

    2750 Regulation - Wellness

    2755 Cardiopulmonary/Heimlich Training

    2760 Foster Care Bill of Rights

    2760 Regulation - Foster Care Bill of Rights

    2770 Seclusion and Restraint

    2780 Use of Tracking Devices

    2785 Student Suicide Awareness

    2785 Regulation - Student Suicide Awareness

    2785 Form - Student Suicide Awareness

Student Services

    2810 Guidance and Counseling Services

    2815 Assessment and Referrals to Outside Services 

    2820 Psychological Testing of Students

    2830 Health Services

    2835 Consent to Medical Treatment and Educational Service

    2835 Form - Affidavit - Consent to Medical Treatment and Educational Service

    2840 Student Accident Insurance

    2850 Inoculations of Students

    2850 Regulation - Inoculations of Students

    2860 Students with Communicable Diseases

    2860 Regulation - Students with Communicable Diseases

    2870 Administering Medicines to Students

    2870 Regulation - Administering Medicines to Students

    2875 Student Allergy Prevention and Response

    2875 Regulation - Student Allergy Prevention and Response

    2880 Student Physical Examination

    2890 Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Orders

Activities and Athletics

    2910 Student Publications

    2910 Regulation - Student Publications

    2920 Interscholastic Activities and Athletics

    2920 Regulation - Interscholastic Activities and Athletics

    2930 Concussions - Brain Injury

    2930 Form - MSHSAA Concussion Return to Play Form

    2930 Form - MSHSAA Concussion Return to Play Form (Actual)

    2930.1 Form - MSHSAA Return to Play (RTP) Procedures After a Concussion

    2930.1 Form - MSHSAA Return to Play (RTP) Procedures After a Concussion (Actual)

    2930.2 Form - MSHSAA Handout: A Fact Sheet for Parents and Athletes

    2930..2 Form - MSHSAA Handout: A Fact Sheet for Parents and Athletes (Actual)

    2940 Student Group Use of School Facilities

    2940 Regulation - Student Group Use of School Facilities

FINANCIAL OPERATION - Policy Section 3000

Financial Management

    3100 Financial Management

    3100 Regulation - Financial Management

    3102 Debt Management Policy

    3106 Fraud Prevention

    3110 Preparation of Budget

    3110 Regulation - Preparation of Budget

    3111 Fiscal Year

    3112 Budget Implementation and Transfer

    3113 District Fund Accounts

    3114 GASB 54

    3120 Petty Cash

    3130 State and Financial Projects

    3140 Banking Services

    3140 Regulation - Banking Services

    3150 Payment Procedures

    3155 Payments from Federal Awards/Cash Management

    3155 Regulation - Payments from Federal Awards/Cash Management

    3160 Investment of District Funds

    3160 Regulation - Investment of District Funds    

    3165 Procurement Standards - Federal Contracts

    3165 Regulation - Procurement Standards - Federal Contracts

    3166 Federal Awards - Allowable Costs

    3166 Regulation - Federal Awards - Allowable Costs

    3170 Purchases By and/or Solicitation of School Staff

    3180 Procurement of Professional Services

Payroll

    3230 Expenditures for Certificated Staff

    3230 Regulation - Expenditures for Certificated Staff

Revenue

    3310 Revenue from Tax Sources

    3320 Taxing Authority/Tax Rate Hearing

    3320 Regulation - Tax Rate Hearing

    3330 Bonded Indebtedness

    3330 Regulation - Bonded Indebtedness

    3331 Borrowed Funds

    3340 Building Use

    3350 Student Fines and Fees

    3360 Tuition

    3370 Fund-Raising

    3380 Sale/Lease of Real Property

    3380 Regulation - Sale/Lease of Real Property

    3381 Purchase Lease of Real Estate

    3390 Sale/Lease of Personal Property

Accounting and Reporting

    3410 Accounting System

    3420 Annual Financial Report

    3430 Authorized Signatures

    3440 Travel and Reimbursement

    3440 Regulation - Travel and Reimbursement

    3450 Regulation - Sales Tax

    3450 Regulation - Accounting and Reporting

    3460 Student Attendance Accounting

Auditing

    3510 Annual Audit

School Activities Funds

    3610 Management

Insurance

    3710 Insurance Programs

    3730 Liability Insurance

    3740 Bond For All Employees

PERSONNEL SERVICES - Policy Section 4000

Employment

    4110 Equal Opportunity Employment

    4120 Employment Procedures

    4120 Regulation - Employment Procedures

    4121 Notice of Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

    4125 Notice of Arrest, Abuse Complaint, Traffic Citation

    4130 Certificated Staff Contracts

    4130 Regulation - Certificated Staff Contracts

    4131 Extra Duty and Extended Duty Contracts

    4140 Certificated Personnel Reemployment

    4150 Substitute Teacher Employment

Personnel Assignment and Transfer

    4210 Transfer Request

    4220 Certificated Staff Duties, Schedules and Working Hours

    4220 Regulation - Certificated Staff Duties, Schedules and Work Hours

    4221 Support Staff Duties, Schedules and Working Hours

    4221 Regulation - Support Staff Duties, Schedules and Working Hours

    4221.1 Form - Overtime/Compensatory Time Report

Absences, Leave and Vacation

    4310 General Attendance

    4320 Personnel Leave

    4320 Regulation - Personnel Leave

    4321 Family and Medical Leave

    4321 Regulation - Family and Medical Leave

    4330 Holidays and Vacation

    4335 Employee Emergency Service

Professional Activities, Training and Professional Growth

    4410 General Professional Development

    4411 Professional Development Program

    4411 Regulation - Professional Development Program

    4420 Conferences and Travel

    4420 Regulation - Conferences and Travel

    4430 District Committees

    4440 Mentoring

    4440 Regulation - Mentoring

Compensation

    4505 Salary Schedule

    4510 Benefits

    4520 Salary Deductions

    4525 Payment of Salary

    4530 Workers' Compensation Benefits

    4540 Group Insurance Benefits

    4540 Regulation - Group Insurance Benefits

    4550 Retirement Compensation

Performance Evaluation

    4610 Certificated Personnel Performance Evaluation

    4620 Support Staff Performance Evaluation

    4630 Performance Evaluation: Staff Conduct

    4640 Teaching Standards

    4650 Communication with Students by Electronic Media

    4710 Resignation: Certificated Staff

    4711 Resignation: Support Staff

    4720 Suspension or Termination: Support Staff

    4730 Nonrenewal/Termination: Probationary Teacher

    4730 Regulation - Nonrenewal/Termination: Probationary Teacher

    4731 Termination of Contract: Permanent Teacher

    4731 Regulation - Termination of Contract: Permanent Teacher

    4732 Termination of Employment: Administrators

    4732 Regulation - Termination of Employment: Administrators

    4740 Reduction in Force: Certificated Staff

    4740 Regulation - Reduction In Force: Certificated Staff

    4741 Reduction in Force: Support Staff

    4741 Regulation - Reduction In Force: Support Staff

Staff Welfare

    4810 Sexual Harassment

    4810 Regulation - Sexual Harassment

    4820 Employees with Communicable Diseases

    4820 Regulation - Employees with Communicable Diseases

    4830 Board/Staff Communications

    4830 Regulation - Board/Staff Communications

    4831 Staff Involvement in Decision Making

    4840 Conflict of Interest

    4840 Regulation - Conflict of Interest

    4850 Staff Dispute Resolution

    4850 Regulation - Staff Dispute Resolution (Grievance Procedure)

    4860 Personnel Records

    4870 Drug Free Workplace

    4871 Driver Drug Testing

    4871 Regulation - Driver Drug Testing

    4872 Alcohol and Illicit Drugs

    4873 Staff Cell Phone Usage

    4880 Use of District Property

SUPPORT SERVICES - Policy Section 5000

Building and Grounds Management

    5110 Building and Grounds Maintenance and Inspection

    5110 Regulation - Building and Grounds Maintenance and Inspection

    5120 Maintenance of Facilities

    5130 Energy Conservation Measures

    5130 Regulation - Energy Conservation Measures

Safety, Security and Communications

    5210 Hazardous Materials

    5210 Regulation - Hazardous Materials

    5211 Eye Protection

    5220 School Bus Safety

    5230 Accident Reporting

    5230 Regulation - Accident Reporting

    5240 Weather, Earthquake and Fire Emergencies

    5240 Regulation - Weather, Earthquake and Fire Emergencies

    5241 Emergency School Closings

    5250 Use of Tobacco Products

    5260 Safety Standards

    5260 Form - Safety Standards

    5270 Security of Buildings and Grounds

    5280 Vandalism and Theft

Purchasing and Supply Management

    5310 Purchasing Furniture and Equipment

    5320 Preference for Missouri Products

Inventory Management

    5410 Inventory Requirements

    5410 Regulation - Inventory Requirements

    5420 Maintenance and Control of Instructional Materials

    5440 Equipment on Loan

Food Service Program

    5510 Food Service Management

    5520 Uniform Policy for Free and Reduced-Price Meals

    5530 Competitive Food Sales

    5540 Food Safety

    5540 Regulation - Food Safety

Transportation

    5610 School Bus Drivers

    5620 Student Transportation Services

    5620 Regulation - Student Transportation Services

    5630 Bus Routes and Schedules

    5640 Bus Inspections

    5650 Transportation Records and Reports

    5660 Field Trips

    5660 Regulation - Field Trips

    5661 Field Trip Transportation in Private Vehicles/Common Carriers

    5661 Regulation - Field Trip Transportation in Private Vehicles/Common Carriers

    5670 Use of School Buses

INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES - Policy Section 6000

Curriculum Services

    6110 Curriculum Development

    6111 Curriculum Planning

    6112 Curriculum Research

    6113 Curriculum Design

    6114 Curriculum Adoption

    6115 State Mandated Curriculum: American History

    6116 State Mandated Curriculum: Human Sexuality

    6117 Veteran's Day Commemoration

    6120 Curriculum Guides

    6130 Drug Education

    6140 Services for Students with Disabilities

    6145 Service Animals in Schools

    6145 Regulation - Service Animals in Schools

    6150 Curriculum for At-Risk Students

    6160 Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Students

    6170 Early Childhood Education

    6180 English As a Second Language (ESL/ESOL)

Student Academic Achievement

    6190 Virtual Instruction Program

Instruction

    6210 Instructional Time

    6220 Student Teachers and Interns

    6230 Textbook Selection and Adoption

    6230 Regulation - Textbook Selection and Adoption

    6231 Textbook Usage - Students

    6231 Regulation - Textbook Usage - Students

    6240 Instructional Materials

    6241 Challenged Materials

    6241 Regulation - Challenged Materials

    6242 Religious or Controversial Issues

    6243 Copyrighted Materials

    6250 Instruction for Students with Disabilities

    6250 Regulation - Instruction for Students with Disabilities

    6255 Independent Educational Evaluation Policy for Disabled Students under IDEA

    6255 Regulation - Independent Educational Evaluation Procedures for Students with Disabilities Under the IDEA

    6260 Educational Surrogate

    6270 Instruction for At-Risk Students

    6270 Regulation - Instruction for At-Risk Students

    6271 Instruction for Gifted and Talented Students

    6272 Instruction for Preschool Students

    6273 Instruction for Homeless Students

    6273 Regulation - Instruction for Homeless Students

    6274 Instruction for Migrant Students

    6275 Instruction for Homebound Students

    6275 Regulation - Instruction for Non-Disabled Homebound Students

    6280 Vocational and Technical Education

Libraries, Media and Technology Services

    6310 School Libraries

    6310 Regulation - School Libraries

    6320 Internet Safety Policy

    6320 Regulation - Internet Usage

Evaluation Services

    6410 Evaluation of Instructional Programs

    6420 Test Security

    6440 Statewide Assessments

    6450 Assignment of Grades

Community Education/Continuing Education Program

    6510 Instruction for Adults

Office Methods and Data Management

    6530 E-mail Records and Electronically Stored Information

    6531 Records Retention/Destruction

    6531 Regulation - Records Retention/Destruction

FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT - Policy Section 7000

Facilities Planning and Design

    7110 Educational Specifications

    7120 Procurement of Architects, Engineers, and Land Surveyors

    7120 Regulation - Procurement of Architects, Engineers and Land Surveyors

    7130 Construction Manager Selection

    7130 Regulation - Construction Manager Selection

Facilities Construction

    7210 Construction Contracts, Bidding and Awards

    7215 Construction Cooperative Projects with Municipalities

    7220 Board Inspection and Acceptance

Site/Facilities Retirement

    7300 Site/Facilities Retirement