POLICY BOOK

 

SHELTON BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

POLICY BOOK

 

INDEX

 

1000 SERIES

 

COMMUNITY RELATIONS

 

 

1114

 

 District Sponsored Social Media

 

1147 

 

 Award System for State Championship Athletic Teams and Individual Athlete State Champions

 

1170 

 

 Recognition of Students, Citizens, Staff Members, and Members of the Board of Education

 

1170.1 

 

 Recognition Policy

 

1312 

 

 Public Complaints

 

1313 

 

 Gifts to School Personnel

 

1315 

 

 Distribution of Materials to School Personnel

 

1324.1 

 

 Fund-Raising and Solicitation

 

1324.2 

 

 Fund-Raising and Solicitation: Sports Booster Clubs

 

1325 

 

 Advertising and Promotion

 

1330

 

 Use of School Facilities 

 

1331

 

 Prohibition Against Smoking

 

1331.1

 

 Policy Regarding Pesticide Application on School Property

 

1700

 

 Policy Regarding Possession of Deadly Weapons or Firearms

 

2000 SERIES

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

 

2121

 

 Lines of Responsibility

 

2210

 

 Administrative Leeway in Absence of Board of Education Policy

 

2235

 

 Uniform Treatment of Recruiters 

 

3000 SERIES

 

BUSINESS

 

 

3010(b)

 

 Comparability of Services

 

3160

 

 Board Budget Procedures and Line Item Transfers

 

3260

 

 Disposal of Obsolete or Surplus Equipment/Materials

 

3280

 

 Gifts, Grants, and Bequests to the District

 

3323

 

 Purchasing

 

3434

 

 Periodic Audit

 

3453

 

 School Activity Funds

 

3515.3

 

 Use of Facilities on Sundays

 

3541.44

 

 Use of Private Vehicles on School Business

 

4000 SERIES

 

PERSONNEL

 

 

 4000.1

 

 

 Policy Regarding Employee Use of the District's Computer System

 

 4000.2

 

 Prohibition on Recommendations for Psychotropic

 

 4000.3

 

 Reports of Suspected Abuse or Neglect of Children

 

 4000.4

 

 Reports of Suspected Abuse or Neglect of Mentally Retarded Adults

 

 4000.5

 

 Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace

 

 4000.6

 

 Family and Medical Leave

 

 4000.7

 

 Fingerprinting, Criminal History Records and Employment Reference Checks

 

 4000.8

 

 Gifts, Awards from Board of Education

 

 4000.9

 

 Conflict of Interest

 

 4111

 

 Hiring of Certified Staff

 

 4111.2

 

 Nepotism Policy

 

 4111.3

 

 Plan for Minority Staff Recruitment

 

 4111.4

 

 Recruitment and Selection of Personnel

 

 4118

 

 Workplace Bullying

 

 4118.11

 

 Non-Discrimination

 

 4118.14

 

 Policy Regarding Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (Personnel)

 

 4212 

 

 Hiring of Non-Certified Staff

 

 4220.1

 

 Athletic Coaches

 

 4220.1a

 

 Volunteer Coaches

 

5000 SERIES

 

STUDENTS

 

 

 5000

 

 Student Discipline

 

 5113

 

 Student Attendance and Truancy

 

 5118

 

 Non-Resident Attendance and Tuition

 

 5125

 

 Student Records

 

 5131.6

 

 Drug and Alcohol Use by Students

 

 5131.91

 

 Hazing

 

 5131.911

 

 Bullying Behavior in the Schools

 

 5131.911(a)

 

 Bullying Addendum and Reporting Forms

 

 5132

 

 Dress Code

 

 5133

 

 Field Trips

 

 5134

 

 Transportation

 

 5139

 

 Pay to Participate

 

 5141.21

 

 Administration of Student Medications in the Schools

 

 5141.5

 

 Suicide Prevention and Intervention

 

 5144.1(a)

 

 Physical Restraint and Seclusion

 

 5145.1

 

 Student Privacy

 

 5145.2

 

 Policy Regarding Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

 

 5145.4

 

 Non-Discrimination of Students

 

 5145.5

 

 Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment - Students

 

6000 SERIES

 

INSTRUCTION

 

 

 6141.321

 

 Electronic Information Resources Policy

 

 6141.321a

 

 Acceptable Technology Use Policy

 

 6141.322

 

 Bring Your Own Device (B.Y.O.D.)

 

 6142

 

 Wellness Policy

 

 6146

 

 Graduation Requirements

 

 6146.1

 

 Weighted Grading for Honors Classes

 

 6146.2

 

 Promotion, Acceleration, Retention

 

 6154

 

 Homework

 

 6161

 

 Textbook Selection and Adoption

 

 6161.1

 

 Evaluation of Textbooks and Instructional Resources

 

 6170.1

 

 Parental Involvement Policy for Title I Students

 

 6172.5

 

 Instruction on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

 

 6174

 

 Adult/Enrichment Education Policy

 

 6175

 

 Parent-Teacher Communication

 

9000 SERIES

 

BYLAWS OF THE BOARD

 

 

 9000

 

 Role of Board and Members (Powers, Purposes, Duties)

 

 9012

 

 Legal Responsibilities of Boards of Education

 

 9020

 

 Public Statements

 

 9030

 

 Commitment to Democratic Principles in Relation to Community, Staff and Students

 

 9110

 

 Numbers of Members: Terms of Office

 

 9121

 

 Chairperson

 

 9122

 

 Vice Chairperson

 

 9123

 

 Secretary of the Board

 

 9124

 

 Recording Secretary/Clerk 

 

 9125

 

 Attorney

 

 9130

 

 Committee

 

 9131

 

 Committee of the Whole

 

 9132

 

 Formulation, Adoption, and Amendment of Bylaws

 

 9132(a)

 

 Standing Committees

 

 9133

 

 Special Committees/Advisory Committees

 

 9140

 

 Board Representatives

 

 9150

 

 Board Consultants

 

 9221

 

 Filling Vacancies

 

 9222

 

 Resignation/Removal from Office/Censure

 

 9223

 

 Oath of Office

 

 9230

 

 Orientation of Board Members

 

 9240

 

 Board Member Development

 

 9250

 

 Renumeration and Reimbursement

 

 9270

 

 Conflict of Interest

 

 9271

 

 Code of Ethics

 

 9300

 

 Methods of Operation

 

 9310

 

 Development, Distribution and Maintenance of Manual of Policies, Regulations, Bylaws

 

 9311

 

 Formulation, Adoption, and Amendment of Policies

 

 9312

 

 

 

 9313

 

 Formulation, Adoption, and Amendment of Administrative Regulations

 

 9314

 

 Suspension of Policies, Bylaws and Regulations

 

 9320

 

 Meeting Time, Place, Notification

 

 9321.2

 

 Board of Education Organizational Meeting

 

 9322

 

 Public Meetings and Executive Session

 

 9323

 

 Agenda Preperation and Dissemination

 

 9325

 

 Meeting Conduct

 

9325.1

 

 Quorum

 

 9325.2

 

 Order of Business and Parliamentary Procedures

 

 9326

 

 Minutes

 

 9400

 

 Policy Review and Evaluation