Cocke County Board of Education Policy Manual

Cocke 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
1.103 Board Self-Evaluation
1.104 Memberships
1.105 School Board Legislative Involvement
1.106 Code of Ethics
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
1.204 Board Member Development Opportunities
1.205 Board-Director Relations
1.300 Board Committees
1.301 Executive Committee
1.302 School Attorney
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
1.500 Board-Community Relations
1.501 Visitors to the Schools
1.502 Board Meeting News Coverage
1.503 News Releases, News Conferences and Interviews
1.600 Policy Development and Adoption
1.700 School District Goals
1.701 School District Planning
1.704 Charter Schools
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
1.901 Charter School Application
1.903 Charter School Oversight
1.905 Charter School Renewal 
1.906 Charter School Revocation
Descriptor Code Policy Title
Directory Section 4 Directory
4.100 Instructional Goals
4.101 Philosophy
4.200 Curriculum Development
4.201 Class Size Ratios
4.202 Special Education
4.2021 Special Education Class Size
4.204 Summer School
4.205 Enrollment in College Level Courses
4.206 Special Programs
4.207 Limited English Proficient/Language Minority Students
4.208 Adult Education Program
4.209 Alternative Credit Options
4.2091 Alternative Learning Experiences
4.210 Credit Recovery Program
4.211 Work Based Learning Program
4.300 Extracurricular Activities
4.301 Interscholastic Athletics
4.302 Field Trips and Excursions
4.400 Instructional Resources and Materials
4.401 Textbook Selection, Distribution and Care
4.402 Selection of Instructional Materials (Other than Textbooks)
4.403 Reconsideration of Instructional Materials and Textbooks
4.404 Use of Copyrighted Materials
4.406 Use of the Internet
4.4061 Social Media
4.407 Web Pages
4.408 VCR Films
4.409 Organization for Instruction
4.500 Community Instructional Resources
4.501 School Volunteers
4.502 Parent and Family Engagement
4.5021 Parental Engagement
4.600 Grading System
4.601 Reporting Student Progress
4.6011 Homework
4.602 Class Ranking
4.603 Promotion and Retention
4.604 Accelerated and Advanced Credit
4.605 Graduation Requirements
4.6051 Graduation Requirements for Transfer Students
4.606 Graduation Activities
4.607 Waivers of Statute, Rules and Regulations
4.608 Transcript Alterations
4.700 Testing Programs
4.7001 Gateway and End-of-Course Tests
4.701 Maintaining Test 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 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
5.115 Assignment/Transfer
5.116 Staff Positions
5.117 Procedure for Granting 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
5.500 Discrimination/Harassment
5.501 Complaints and Grievances
5.502 Complaints about School Personnel
5.600 Staff Rights and Responsibilities
5.601 Staff Conflicts of Interest
5.602 Staff Time Schedules
5.603 Staff Meetings
5.604 Overtime Pay
5.605 Staff Gifts and Solicitations
5.606 Staff Community Relations
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/Duties
5.803 Evaluation of the Director of Schools
Descriptor Code Policy Title
Directory Section 6 Directory
6.100 Student Goals
6.200 Attendance
6.2011 Voluntary Pre-K Attendance
6.201 Compulsory Attendance Ages
6.202 Home Schools
6.203 School Admissions
6.204 Attendance of Non-Resident Students
6.205 Student Assignment
6.206 Transfers within the System
6.2061 Unsafe School Choice
6.207 Withdrawals
6.208 Release During School Hours
6.209 Child Custody/Parental Access
6.300 Code of Conduct
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
6.306 Interference/Disruption of School Activities
6.307 Drug-Free Schools
6.3071 Student Alcohol and Drug Testing
6.3072 Random Drug Testing for Student Athletes
6.308 Bus Safety & Conduct
6.309 Zero Tolerance Offenses
6.310 Dress Code
6.3101 Gang Activity or Association
6.3102 Dress Code for Alternative School
6.311 Care of School Property
6.312 Use of Personal Communication Devices
6.314 Corporal Punishment
6.315 Detention
6.316 Suspension/Expulsion/Remand
6.317 Disciplinary Hearing Authority
6.318 Admission of Suspended or Expelled Students
6.319 Alternative Education
6.400 Guidance Program
6.4001 Student Surveys
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
6.406 Student Psychological Services
6.4061 Confidential Communication
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
6.4101 Students with Food Allergies
6.411 Student Wellness
6.412 Emergency Allergy Response Plan
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
6.604
Media Access to Students
6.700 Student Activities
6.702 Student Clubs and Organizations
6.703 Student Government
6.704
Student Publications
6.705 Student Social Events
6.708 Awards and Scholarships
6.709
Student Fees and Fines
6.710
Gifts
Descriptor Code Policy Title
Directory Section 4 Directory
4.100 Instructional Goals
4.101 Philosophy
4.200 Curriculum Development
4.201 Class Size Ratios
4.202 Special Education
4.2021 Special Education Class Size
4.204 Summer School
4.205 Enrollment in College Level Courses
4.206 Special Programs
4.207 Limited English Proficient/Language Minority Students
4.208 Adult Education Program
4.209 Alternative Credit Options
4.2091 Alternative Learning Experiences
4.210 Credit Recovery Program
4.211 Work Based Learning Program
4.300 Extracurricular Activities
4.301 Interscholastic Athletics
4.302 Field Trips and Excursions
4.400 Instructional Resources and Materials
4.401 Textbook Selection, Distribution and Care
4.402 Selection of Instructional Materials (Other than Textbooks)
4.403 Reconsideration of Instructional Materials and Textbooks
4.404 Use of Copyrighted Materials
4.406 Use of the Internet
4.4061 Social Media
4.407 Web Pages
4.408 VCR Films
4.409 Organization for Instruction
4.500 Community Instructional Resources
4.501 School Volunteers
4.502 Parent and Family Engagement
4.5021 Parental Engagement
4.600 Grading System
4.601 Reporting Student Progress
4.6011 Homework
4.602 Class Ranking
4.603 Promotion and Retention
4.604 Accelerated and Advanced Credit
4.605 Graduation Requirements
4.6051 Graduation Requirements for Transfer Students
4.606 Graduation Activities
4.607 Waivers of Statute, Rules and Regulations
4.608 Transcript Alterations
4.700 Testing Programs
4.7001 Gateway and End-of-Course Tests
4.701 Maintaining Test 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 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
5.115 Assignment/Transfer
5.116 Staff Positions
5.117 Procedure for Granting 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
5.500 Discrimination/Harassment
5.501 Complaints and Grievances
5.502 Complaints about School Personnel
5.600 Staff Rights and Responsibilities
5.601 Staff Conflicts of Interest
5.602 Staff Time Schedules
5.603 Staff Meetings
5.604 Overtime Pay
5.605 Staff Gifts and Solicitations
5.606 Staff Community Relations
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/Duties
5.803 Evaluation of the Director of Schools
Descriptor Code Policy Title
Directory Section 6 Directory
6.100 Student Goals
6.200 Attendance
6.2011 Voluntary Pre-K Attendance
6.201 Compulsory Attendance Ages
6.202 Home Schools
6.203 School Admissions
6.204 Attendance of Non-Resident Students
6.205 Student Assignment
6.206 Transfers within the System
6.2061 Unsafe School Choice
6.207 Withdrawals
6.208 Release During School Hours
6.209 Child Custody/Parental Access
6.300 Code of Conduct
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
6.306 Interference/Disruption of School Activities
6.307 Drug-Free Schools
6.3071 Student Alcohol and Drug Testing
6.3072 Random Drug Testing for Student Athletes
6.308 Bus Conduct
6.309 Zero Tolerance Offenses
6.310 Dress Code
6.3101 Gang Activity or Association
6.3102 Dress Code for Alternative School
6.311 Care of School Property
6.312 Use of Personal Communication Devices
6.314 Corporal Punishment
6.315 Detention
6.316 Suspension/Expulsion/Remand
6.317 Disciplinary Hearing Authority
6.318 Admission of Suspended or Expelled Students
6.319 Alternative Education
6.400 Guidance Program
6.4001 Student Surveys
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
6.406 Student Psychological Services
6.4061 Confidential Communication
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
6.4101 Students with Food Allergies
6.411 Student Wellness
6.412 Emergency Allergy Response Plan
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
6.604
Media Access to Students
6.700 Student Activities
6.702 Student Clubs and Organizations
6.703 Student Government
6.704
Student Publications
6.705 Student Social Events
6.708 Awards and Scholarships
6.709
Student Fees and Fines
6.710
Gifts