Chester County Board of Education Policy Manual

Chester County Board of Education Policy Manual

Descriptor Code Policy Title
Directory Section 1 Directory
1.100 School Board Legal Status and Authority
1.101 Role of the Board of Education
1.102 Board Members Legal Status
1.104 Memberships
1.105 School Board Legislative Involvement
1.106 Code of Ethics
1.106.1 Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement
1.107 Board Member Conflict of Interest
1.108 Nepotism
1.200 Method of Election of Officers
1.201 Duties of Officers
1.202 Duties of Board Members
1.2021 Boardsmanship Code of Conduct
1.203 New Member Orientation
1.205 Board-Director Relations
1.300 Board Committees
1.301 Executive Committee
1.400 School Board Meetings
1.401 Public Hearings
1.402 Notification of Meetings
1.403 Agendas
1.404 Appeals To and Appearances Before the Board
1.405 Rules of Order
1.406 Minutes
1.407 School District Records
1.501 Visitors to the Schools
1.502 Board Meeting News Coverage
1.600 Policy Development and Adoption
1.700 School District Goals
1.701 School District Planning
1.800 School Calendar
1.801 School Day
1.8011 Emergency Closings
1.802 Section 504 and ADA Grievance Procedures
1.803 Tobacco-Free Schools
1.804 Alcohol & Drugs in the Workplace
1.805 Use of Electronic Mail (email)
1.806 Advertising and Distribution of Materials in Schools
1.808 Registered Sex Offenders
1.900 Charter School Authorizing Principles
1.901 Charter School Applications
1.902 Charter School Agreements
1.903 Charter School Oversight
1.904 Charter School Intervention
1.905 Charter School Renewal
1.906 Charter School Revocation
Descriptor Code Policy Title
Directory Section 4 Directory
4.100 Instructional Goals
4.101 Instructional Standards
4.200 Curriculum Development
4.201 Basic Curriculum Program
4.202 Special Education
4.2021 Special Education Class Size
4.204 Summer Instructional Programs
4.205 Enrollment in Advanced Courses
4.206 Homebound Instruction
4.207 Limited English Proficient/Language Minority Students
4.209 Alternative Credit Options
4.210 Credit Recovery
4.211 Work Based Learning Program
4.212 Virtual Education Program
4.213 Family Life Education
4.300 Extracurricular Activities
4.301 Interscholastic Athletics
4.302 Field Trips and Excursions
4.400 Textbooks and Instructional Materials
4.403 Reconsideration of Instructional Materials and Textbooks
4.404 Copyrighted Materials
4.406 Use of the Internet
4.407 Web Pages
4.408 Use of Multimedia
4.409 Organization for Instruction
4.410 Class Size
4.500 Community Instructional Resources
4.501 School Volunteers
4.502 Parent/Family Engagement
4.600 Grading System
4.601 Reporting Student Progress
4.602 Class Ranking
4.603 Promotion and Retention
4.605 Graduation Requirements
4.606 Graduation Activities
4.607 Waivers of Statute, Rules and Regulations
4.608 Transcript Alterations
4.700 Testing Programs
4.701 Maintaining Test and Data Security
4.702 Evaluations of Instructional Programs
4.800 Controversial Issues
4.801 Controversial Materials
4.802 Student Equal Access
4.803 Recognition of Religious Beliefs, Customs & Holidays
4.804 Religion in the Curriculum
Descriptor Code Policy Title
Directory Section 5 Directory
5.100 Personnel Goals
5.101 Line and Staff Relations
5.102 Personnel Classification and Qualifications
5.103 Job Descriptions
5.104 Non-Discrimination Equal Opportunity Employment
5.105 Recruitment
5.106 Application and Employment
5.107 Orientation and Probation
5.108 Supervision
5.109 Evaluation
5.110 Compensation Guides and Contracts
5.112 Extended Contracts
5.113 In-Service and Professional Learning Opportunities
5.114 Personnel Records
5.1141 Teacher Effect Data
5.1151 Telework During Emergencies
5.116 Staff Positions
5.117 Teacher Tenure
5.118 Background Investigations
5.200 Separation Practices for Tenured Teachers
5.201 Separation Practices for Non-Tenured Teachers
5.202 Separation Practices for Non-Certified Employees
5.203 Recommendations and File Transfers
5.300 Short Term Leaves of Absence
5.301 Emergency and Legal Leave
5.302 Sick Leave
5.303 Personal and Professional Leave
5.304 Long Term Leaves of Absence
5.305 Family and Medical Leave
5.306 Military Leave
5.307 Physical Assault Leave
5.308 Sabbatical Leave
5.309 Legislative Leave
5.310 Vacations and Holidays
5.400 Health Examinations/Communicable Diseases
5.401 Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
5.402 Hepatitis B
5.403 Drug & Alcohol Testing for Employees
5.500 Discrimination/Harassment
5.501 Complaints and Grievances of Certified Personnel
5.5011 Complaints and Grievances of Non-Certified Employees
5.502 Complaints about School Personnel
5.6001 Staff Dress Code
5.6002 Use of Personal Communication Devices in School
5.601 Staff Conflicts of Interest
5.602 Staff Time Schedules
5.603 Staff Meetings
5.605 Staff Gifts and Solicitations
5.607 Non-School Employment
5.608 Tutoring for Pay
5.610 Staff-Student Relations
5.611 Ethics
5.700 Interim Employees
5.701 Substitute Teachers
5.702 Student Teachers
5.800 Director of Schools
5.801 Recruitment and Selection
5.802 Qualifications and Duties of the Director of Schools
5.803 Evaluation of the Director of Schools
Descriptor Code Policy Title
Directory Section 6 Directory
6.100 Student Goals
6.200 Attendance
6.2001 Attendance During Postsecondary Visits
6.201 Compulsory Attendance Ages
6.2011 Voluntary Pre-K Attendance
6.202 Home Schools
6.203 School Admissions
6.204 Attendance of Non-Resident Students
6.205 Student Assignment
6.206 Transfer within the System
6.207 Withdrawals
6.208 Release During School Hours
6.209 Child Custody/Parental Access
6.300 Code of Behavior
6.301 Rights and Responsibilities
6.302 Procedural Due Process
6.303 Interrogations and Searches
6.304 Student Discrimination, Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Intimidation
6.3041 Title IX & Sexual Harassment 
6.305 Student Concerns, Complaints, and Grievances
6.306 Interference/Disruption of School Activities
6.307 Drug-Free Schools
6.3071 Student Alcohol and Drug Testing
6.308 Bus Safety & Conduct
6.309 Zero Tolerance Offenses
6.310 Standard Dress Code (Grades 4-12)
6.311 Care of School Property
6.312 Use of Personal Communication Devices
6.314 Corporal Punishment
6.315 Detention
6.316 Suspension
6.317 Student Disciplinary Hearing Authority
6.318 Admission of Suspended or Expelled Students
6.319 Alternative Education
6.400 Guidance Program
6.4001 Student Surveys, Analyses and Evaluations
6.401 Student Health Services
6.402 Physical Examinations and Immunizations
6.403 Communicable Diseases
6.4031 Pediculosis (Head Lice)
6.404 Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
6.405 Medicines
6.4052 Opioid Antagonist
6.406 Student Psychological Services
6.407 Student Social Services
6.408 Supervision of Students
6.4081 Safe Relocation of Students
6.409 Reporting Child Abuse
6.410 Accidents and Illnesses
6.411 Student Wellness
6.413 Prevention and Treatment of Sports Related Concussions
6.414 Prevention and Treatment of Sudden Cardiac Arrest
6.415 Student Suicide Prevention
6.500 Special Education Students
6.501 Married and/or Pregnant Students
6.502 Foreign Exchange Students
6.503 Homeless Students
6.504 Migrant Students
6.505 Students in Foster Care
6.506 Students from Military Families
6.600 Student Records
6.601 Annual Notification of Rights
6.602
Inspection and Correction Procedures
6.700 Student Activities
6.702 Student Clubs and Organizations
6.703 Student Government
6.705 Student Social Events
6.708 Awards and Scholarships
6.709
Student Fees and Fines
Descriptor Code Policy Title
Directory Section 1 Directory
1.100 School Board Legal Status and Authority
1.101 Role of the Board of Education
1.102 Board Members Legal Status
1.104 Memberships
1.105 School Board Legislative Involvement 
1.106 Code of Ethics
1.106.1 Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement
1.107 Board Member Conflict of Interest
1.108 Nepotism
1.200 Method of Election of Officers
1.201 Duties of Officers
1.202 Duties of Board Members
1.2021 Boardsmanship Code of Conduct
1.203 New Member Orientation
1.205 Board-Director Relations
1.300 Board Committees
1.301 Executive Committee
1.400 School Board Meetings
1.401 Public Hearings
1.402 Notification of Meetings
1.403 Agendas
1.404 Appeals To and Appearances Before the Board
1.405 Rules of Order
1.406 Minutes
1.407 School District Records
1.501 Visitors to the Schools
1.502 Board Meeting News Coverage
1.600 Policy Development and Adoption
1.700 School District Goals
1.701 School District Planning
1.800 School Calendar
1.801 School Day
1.8011 Emergency Closings
1.802 Section 504 and ADA Grievance Procedures
1.803 Tobacco-Free Schools
1.804 Alcohol & Drugs in the Workplace
1.805 Use of Electronic Mail (email)
1.806 Advertising and Distribution of Materials in Schools
1.808 Registered Sex Offenders
1.900 Charter School Authorizing Principles
1.901 Charter School Applications
1.902 Charter School Agreements
1.903 Charter School Oversight
1.904 Charter School Intervention
1.905 Charter School Renewal
1.906 Charter School Revocation
Descriptor Code Policy Title
Directory Section 4 Directory
4.100 Instructional Goals
4.101 Instructional Standards
4.200 Curriculum Development
4.201 Basic Curriculum Program
4.202 Special Education
4.2021 Special Education Class Size
4.204 Summer Instructional Programs
4.205 Enrollment in Advanced Courses
4.206 Homebound Instruction
4.207 Limited English Proficient/Language Minority Students
4.209 Alternative Credit Options
4.210 Credit Recovery
4.211 Work Based Learning Program
4.212 Virtual Education Program
4.213 Family Life Education
4.300 Extracurricular Activities
4.301 Interscholastic Athletics
4.302 Field Trips and Excursions
4.400 Textbooks and Instructional Materials
4.403 Reconsideration of Instructional Materials and Textbooks
4.404 Copyrighted Materials
4.406 Use of the Internet
4.407 Web Pages
4.408 Use of Multimedia
4.409 Organization for Instruction
4.410 Class Size
4.500 Community Instructional Resources
4.501 School Volunteers
4.502 Parent/Family Engagement
4.600 Grading System
4.601 Reporting Student Progress
4.602 Class Ranking
4.603 Promotion and Retention
4.605 Graduation Requirements
4.606 Graduation Activities
4.607 Waivers of Statute, Rules and Regulations
4.608 Transcript Alterations
4.700 Testing Programs
4.701 Maintaining Test and Data Security
4.702 Evaluations of Instructional Programs
4.800 Controversial Issues
4.801 Controversial Materials
4.802 Student Equal Access
4.803 Recognition of Religious Beliefs, Customs & Holidays
4.804 Religion in the Curriculum
Descriptor Code Policy Title
Directory Section 5 Directory
5.100 Personnel Goals
5.101 Line and Staff Relations
5.102 Personnel Classification and Qualifications
5.103 Job Descriptions
5.104 Non-Discrimination Equal Opportunity Employment
5.105 Recruitment
5.106 Application and Employment
5.107 Orientation and Probation
5.108 Supervision
5.109 Evaluation
5.110 Compensation Guides and Contracts
5.112 Extended Contracts
5.113 In-Service and Professional Learning Opportunities
5.114 Personnel Records
5.1141 Teacher Effect Data
5.1151 Telework During Emergencies
5.116 Staff Positions
5.117 Teacher Tenure
5.118 Background Investigations
5.200 Separation Practices for Tenured Teachers
5.201 Separation Practices for Non-Tenured Teachers
5.202 Separation Practices for Non-Certified Employees
5.203 Recommendations and File Transfers
5.300 Short Term Leaves of Absence
5.301 Emergency and Legal Leave
5.302 Sick Leave
5.303 Personal and Professional Leave
5.304 Long Term Leaves of Absence
5.305 Family and Medical Leave
5.306 Military Leave
5.307 Physical Assault Leave
5.308 Sabbatical Leave
5.309 Legislative Leave
5.310 Vacations and Holidays
5.400 Health Examinations/Communicable Diseases
5.401 Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
5.402 Hepatitis B
5.403 Drug and Alcohol Testing for Employees
5.500 Discrimination/Harassment
5.501 Complaints and Grievances of Certified Personnel
5.5011 Complaints and Grievances of Non-Certified Employees
5.502 Complaints about School Personnel
5.6001 Staff Dress Code
5.6002 Use of Personal Communication Devices in School
5.601 Staff Conflicts of Interest
5.602 Staff Time Schedules
5.603 Staff Meetings
5.605 Staff Gifts and Solicitations
5.607 Non-School Employment
5.608 Tutoring for Pay
5.610 Staff-Student Relations
5.611 Ethics
5.700 Interim Employees
5.701 Substitute Teachers
5.702 Student Teachers
5.800 Director of Schools
5.801 Recruitment and Selection
5.802 Qualifications and Duties of the Director of Schools
5.803 Evaluation of the Director of Schools
Descriptor Code Policy Title
Directory Section 6 Directory
6.100 Student Goals
6.200 Attendance
6.2001 Attendance During Postsecondary Visits
6.201 Compulsory Attendance Ages
6.2011 Voluntary Pre-K Attendance
6.202 Home Schools
6.203 School Admissions
6.204 Attendance of Non-Resident Students
6.205 Student Assignment
6.206 Transfer within the System
6.207 Withdrawals
6.208 Release During School Hours
6.209 Child Custody/Parental Access
6.300 Code of Behavior
6.301 Rights and Responsibilities
6.302 Procedural Due Process
6.303 Interrogations and Searches
6.304 Student Discrimination, Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Intimidation
6.3041 Title IX & Sexual Harassment
6.305 Student Concerns, Complaints, and Grievances
6.306 Interference/Disruption of School Activities
6.307 Drug-Free Schools
6.3071 Student Alcohol and Drug Testing
6.308 Bus Safety & Conduct
6.309 Zero Tolerance Offenses
6.310 Standard Dress Code (Grades 4-12)
6.311 Care of School Property
6.312 Use of Personal Communication Devices
6.314 Corporal Punishment
6.315 Detention
6.316 Suspension
6.317 Student Disciplinary Hearing Authority
6.318 Admission of Suspended or Expelled Students
6.319 Alternative Education
6.400 Guidance Program
6.4001 Student Surveys, Analyses and Evaluations
6.401 Student Health Services
6.402 Physical Examinations and Immunizations
6.403 Communicable Diseases
6.4031 Pediculosis (Head Lice)
6.404 Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
6.405 Medicines
6.4052 Opioid Antagonist
6.406 Student Psychological Services
6.407 Student Social Services
6.408 Supervision of Students
6.4081 Safe Relocation of Students
6.409 Reporting Child Abuse
6.410 Accidents and Illnesses
6.411 Student Wellness
6.413 Prevention and Treatment of Sports Related Concussions
6.414 Prevention and Treatment of Sudden Cardiac Arrest
6.415 Student Suicide Prevention
6.500 Special Education Students
6.501 Married and/or Pregnant Students
6.502 Foreign Exchange Students
6.503 Homeless Students
6.504 Migrant Students
6.505 Students in Foster Care
6.506 Students from Military Families
6.600 Student Records
6.601 Annual Notification of Rights
6.602
Inspection and Correction Procedures
6.700 Student Activities
6.702 Student Clubs and Organizations
6.703 Student Government
6.705 Student Social Events
6.708 Awards and Scholarships
6.709
Student Fees and Fines