Washington County Board of Education Policy Manual

Washington 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
1.108 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
1.204 Board Member Development Opportunities
1.205 Board-Director Relations
1.301 Executive Committee
1.302 School Attorney
1.303 Consultants
1.400 School Board Meetings
1.401 Public Hearings
1.402 Notification of Meetings
1.403 Agendas
1.404 Budget Committee
1.405 Policy Committee
1.406 Long Range Planning Committee
1.407 Special Projects Committee
1.408 School District Records
1.409 Board Committees
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
1.504 Registered Sex Offender
1.600 Policy Development and Adoption
1.601 Administrative Procedures
1.602 Administrative Committees
1.603 Administrative Reports
1.604 Rules of Order
1.605 Voting Method
1.606 Minutes
1.609 Appeals to and Appearances before the Board
1.700 School District Goals
1.701 School District Planning
1.703 School Attendance Areas
1.800 School Calendar
1.801 School Day
1.8011 Emergency Closings
1.802 Section 504 and ADA Grievance Procedures
1.803 Tobacco/Vaping-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
1.807 Use of School Name
1.809 Evaluation of School District
1.901 Charter School Applications
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
4.200 Curriculum Development
4.201 Non-Discrimination in the Curricula
4.202 Special Education
4.203 Advanced College Placement
4.204 Summer School
4.205 Enrollment in College Level Courses
4.206 Homebound Instruction
4.207 English Learners
4.209 Alternative Credit Options
4.210 Credit Recovery
4.211 Work Based Learning Program
4.300 Extracurricular Activities
4.301 Interscholastic Athletics
4.302 Field Trips/Excursions/Competitions
4.401 Class Size
4.403 Reconsideration of Instructional Materials and Textbooks
4.405 Employee-Developed Materials
4.406 Use of the Internet
4.4061 Social Media
4.407 School and System Websites
4.500 Instructional Materials
4.501 Textbooks and Take-Home Instructional Technology
4.502 Parent and Family Engagement
4.504 Use of Copyrighted Materials
4.5041 Duplicating Copyrighted Materials
4.600 Community Instructional Resources
4.601 School Volunteers
4.605 Graduation Requirements
4.607 Waivers of Rules and Regulations
4.608 Transcript Alterations
4.700 Grading System
4.701 Reporting Student Progress
4.702 Testing Programs
4.703 Class Ranking
4.704 Promotion and Retention 
4.707 Graduation Activities
4.708 Early Graduation
4.800 Student Equal Access
4.801 Maintaining Test and Data Security
4.802 Evaluation of Instructional Program
4.803 Recognition of Religious Beliefs, Customs & Holidays
4.804 Religious Content of Courses
4.900 Controversial Issues
4.901 Controversial Materials
4.904 Prayer and Period of Silence
Descriptor Code Policy Title
Directory Section 5 Directory
5.100 Personnel Goals
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
5.1101 Differentiated Pay Plan
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 Suspension/Dismissal of Tenured Teachers
5.201 Suspension/Dismissal of Non-Tenured Teachers
5.202 Suspension/Dismissal of Non-Certified Employees
5.203 Recommendations and File Transfers
5.300 Granting of Leave
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
5.600 Staff Rights and Responsibilities
5.601 Staff Conflicts of Interest
5.602 Staff Time Schedules
5.603 Staff Meetings
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
5.704 Interns
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
6.201 Compulsory Attendance Ages
6.202 Home Schools
6.203 School Admissions
6.204 Attendance of Non-Resident Students
6.205 Student Assignment
6.206 Transfer within the System
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
6.305 Student Concerns, Complaints, and Grievances
6.306 Interference/Disruption of School Activities
6.307 Alcohol and Drug Use
6.3071 Alcohol and Drug Testing
6.308 Bus Conduct
6.309 Zero Tolerance Offenses
6.310 Dress Code
6.311 Care of School Property
6.312 Use of Personal Communication Devices and Electronic Devices
6.314 Corporal Punishment
6.315 Detention
6.316 Suspensions
6.317 Disciplinary Hearing Authority
6.318 Admission of Suspended or Expelled Students
6.319 Alternative School Programs
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
6.406 Student Psychological Services
6.407 Student Social Services
6.4081 Safe Relocation of Students
6.409 Child Abuse and Neglect
6.410 Accidents and Illnesses
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
6.502 Foreign Exchange Students
6.503 Homeless Students
6.504 Migrant Students
6.505 Students in Foster Care
6.600 Student Records
6.601 Annual Notification of Rights
6.602
Inspection and Correction Procedures
6.604
Media Access to Students
6.704
Student Publications
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
1.108 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
1.204 Board Member Development Opportunities
1.205 Board-Director Relations
1.301 Executive Committee
1.302 School Attorney
1.303 Consultants
1.400 School Board Meetings
1.401 Public Hearings
1.402 Notification of Meetings
1.403 Agendas
1.404 Budget Committee
1.405 Policy Committee
1.406 Long Range Planning Committee
1.407 Special Projects Committee
1.408 School District Records
1.409 Board Committees
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
1.504 Registered Sex Offenders
1.600 Policy Development and Adoption
1.601 Administrative Procedures
1.602 Administrative Committees
1.603 Administrative Reports
1.604 Rules of Order
1.605 Voting Method
1.606 Minutes
1.609 Appeals to and Appearances before the Board
1.700 School District Goals
1.701 School District Planning
1.703 School Attendance Areas
1.800 School Calendar
1.801 School Day
1.8011 Emergency Closings
1.802 Section 504 and ADA Grievance Procedures
1.803 Tobacco/Vaping-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
1.807 Use of School Name
1.809 Evaluation of School District
1.901 Charter School Applications
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
4.200 Curriculum Development
4.201 Non-Discrimination in the Curricula
4.202 Special Education
4.203 Advanced College Placement
4.204 Summer School
4.205 Enrollment in College Level Courses
4.206 Homebound Instruction
4.207 English Learners
4.209 Alternative Credit Options
4.210 Credit Recovery
4.211 Work Based Learning Program
4.300 Extracurricular Activities
4.301 Interscholastic Athletics
4.302 Field Trips/Excursions/Competitions
4.401 Class Size
4.403 Reconsideration of Instructional Materials and Textbooks
4.405 Employee-Developed Materials
4.406 Use of the Internet
4.4061 Social Media
4.407 School and System Websites
4.500 Instructional Materials
4.501 Textbooks and Take-Home Instructional Technology
4.502 Parent and Family Engagement
4.504 Use of Copyrighted Materials
4.5041 Duplicating Copyrighted Materials
4.600 Community Instructional Resources
4.601 School Volunteers
4.605 Graduation Requirements
4.607 Waivers of Rules and Regulations
4.608 Transcript Alterations
4.700 Grading System
4.701 Reporting Student Progress
4.702 Testing Programs
4.703 Class Ranking
4.704 Promotion and Retention 
4.707 Graduation Activities
4.708 Early Graduation
4.800 Student Equal Access
4.801 Maintaining Test and Data Security
4.802 Evaluation of Instructional Program
4.803 Recognition of Religious Beliefs, Customs & Holidays
4.804 Religious Content of Courses
4.900 Controversial Issues
4.901 Controversial Materials
4.904 Prayer and Period of Silence
Descriptor Code Policy Title
Directory Section 5 Directory
5.100 Personnel Goals
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
5.1101 Differentiated Pay Plan
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 Suspension/Dismissal of Tenured Teachers
5.201 Suspension/Dismissal of Non-Tenured Teachers
5.202 Suspension/Dismissal of Non-Certified Employees
5.203 Recommendations and File Transfers
5.300 Granting of Leave
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
5.600 Staff Rights and Responsibilities
5.601 Staff Conflicts of Interest
5.602 Staff Time Schedules
5.603 Staff Meetings
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
5.704 Interns
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
6.201 Compulsory Attendance Ages
6.202 Home Schools
6.203 School Admissions
6.204 Attendance of Non-Resident Students
6.205 Student Assignment
6.206 Transfer within the System
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
6.305 Student Concerns, Complaints, and Grievances
6.306 Interference/Disruption of School Activities
6.307 Alcohol and Drug Use
6.3071 Alcohol and Drug Testing
6.308 Bus Conduct
6.309 Zero Tolerance Offenses
6.310 Dress Code
6.311 Care of School Property
6.312 Use of Personal Communication Devices and Electronic Devices
6.314 Corporal Punishment
6.315 Detention
6.316 Suspensions
6.317 Disciplinary Hearing Authority
6.318 Admission of Suspended or Expelled Students
6.319 Alternative School Programs
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
6.406 Student Psychological Services
6.407 Student Social Services
6.4081 Safe Relocation of Students
6.409 Child Abuse and Neglect
6.410 Accidents and Illnesses
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
6.502 Foreign Exchange Students
6.503 Homeless Students
6.504 Migrant Students
6.505 Students in Foster Care
6.600 Student Records
6.601 Annual Notification of Rights
6.602
Inspection and Correction Procedures
6.604
Media Access to Students
6.704
Student Publications