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Policy Manual




1-10        School District Legal Status

1-20       Cooperative Agreements

1-30       Philosophy




2-10        School District Governance

2:20        Powers and Duties of the School Board

Board Member

2:30           School District Elections

2:40           Board Member Qualifications

2:50           Board Member Term of Office

2:60           Board Member Removal from Office

2-70           Vacancies on the School Board – Filling Vacancies

2-80           Board Member Oath and Conduct

2:90           OPEN

2-100       Board Member Conflict of Interest

2-105       Ethics and Gift Ban

2:110        Qualifications, Term, and Duties of Board Officers

2-120        Board Member Development

2:125        Board Member Compensations: Expenses

2-125E31 Resolution to Regulate Expenses

Board Relationships

2-130       Board-Superintendent Relationship

2:140         Communications To and From the Board

2-150      Committees

2:160        Board Attorney

2-170        Procurement of Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Services

2:180         OPEN

Board Meetings

2:190         OPEN

2:200      Types of School Board Meetings

2:210       Organizational School Board Meeting

2:220        School Board Meeting Procedure

2:220_e_2    Motion to adjourn to Closed Meeting

2:230        Public Participation at School Board Meetings and Petitions to the Board

Board Policy

2:240        Board Policy Development

Board Records

2:250         Access to District Public Records

2-260      Uniform Grievance Procedure



3-10        Goals and Objectives

3:20            OPEN

3-30         Chain of Command

3-40         Superintendent

3:50        Administrative Personnel Other Than the Superintendent

3:60          Administrative Responsibility of the Building Principal

3-70          Succession of Authority

3:70AP      General School Administration



4:10        Fiscal and Business Management

4-15        Identity Protection

4-20        Fund Balances

4:30         Revenue and Investments

4:40         Incurring Debt

4-45         Insufficient Fund Checks and Debt Recovery

4:50          Payment Procedures

4:55          Use of Credit and Procurement Cards

4:60         Purchases and Contracts

4:70         Resource Conservation

4-80        Accounting and Audits

4:90          Activity Funds

4:100         Insurance Management

4-110         Transportation

4:120          Food Services

4-130          Free and Reduced-Price Food Services

4-140         Waiver of Student Fees

4-150        Facility Management and Building Programs

4:160         Environmental Quality of Buildings and Grounds

4-170        Safety

4:170 - AP7     Face Coverings

4170 - AP6    AED Administrative Procedure – Plan for Responding to a Medical Emergency at a Physical Fitness Facility with an AED

4:170 - AP6    RB River Bend CUSD #2 Medical Emergency Plan

4-170-E    Emergency Response Providers

4:175        Convicted Child Sex Offender; Criminal Background Check and/or Screen; Notifications

4-180         Pandemic Preparedness

4-190         School Violence Prevention



General Personnel

5-10         Equal Employment Opportunity and Minority Recruitment

5-20        Workplace Harassment Prohibited

5-20-E    Resolution to Prohibit Sexual Harassment

5-30         Hiring Process and Criteria

5-30_AP2   Administrative Procedure – Investigations

5:35           Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act

5:40            Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease

5:50           Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace; Tobacco Prohibition

5-60           Expenses

5-70           Religious Holidays

5-80          Court Duty

5:90          Abused and Neglected Child Reporting

5-100       Staff Development Program

5-110          Recognition for Service

5-120         Ethics and Conduct

5-120 E    Ethics and Conduct

5:125          Social Media

5:125 E1       Exhibit – Guidelines for Using Personal Technology and Communicating Electronically with Students, Staff, and Parents/Guardians

5:125E2       Exhibit – Waiver for Field trips

5:130            Responsibilities Concerning Internal Information

5.130-AP     Email Retension

5-140           Solicitations By or From Staff

5-150          Personnel Records

5:160         OPEN

5-170          Copyright

5:170 AP1 Copyright Compliance

5:170 AP2 Copyright Permission

5:170 AP3 Copyright Instructional Materials

5:180          Temporary Illness or Temporary Incapacity

5:185           Family and Medical Leave

Professional Personnel

5-190           Teacher Qualifications

5-200          Conditions of Employment and Dismissal

Addendum – Direct Deposit Policy

5-210          Resignations

5-220          Substitute Teachers

5-230         Maintaining Student Discipline

5:240         Suspension

5:250        Leaves of Absence

5:260         Student Teachers

Educational Support Personnel

5:270         Employment At-Will, Compensation, and Assignment

Addendum – Direct Deposit Policy

5:280       Duties and Qualifications

5-285      Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers

5:290       Employment Termination and Suspensions

5-300      Schedules and Employment Year

5:310        Compensatory Time-Off

5:310E      Exhibit – Agreement to Receive Compensatory Time-Off

5:320        Evaluation

5:330       Sick Days, Vacation, Holidays, and Leaves



Philosophy and Goals

6-10         Educational Philosophy and Objectives

6:15      School Accountability

Educational Calendar and Organization

6-20        School Year Calendar and Day

6-30        Organization of Instruction


6:40       Curriculum Development

6:50       School Wellness

6-60    Curriculum Content

6-60_AP  Comprehensive Health Education

6:65        Student Social and Emotional Development

6:70       Teaching About Religions

6:80        Teaching About Controversial Issues

6:90     OPEN

6-100    Using Animals in the Educational Program

Special Programs

6:110       Programs for Students At Risk of Academic Failure and/or Dropping Out of School and Graduation Incentives Program

6-120      Education of Children with Disabilities

6-130   Program for the Gifted

6-135    Accelerated Placement Program

6:140   Education of Homeless Children

6:145      Migrant Students

6:150     Home and Hospital Instruction

6:160   English Language Learners

6:170      Title I Programs

6:180    Extended Instructional Programs

6-185 Remote Educational Program

6-190 Extracurricular and Co-Curricular Activities

Instructional Resources

6:200   OPEN

6-210      Instructional Materials

6-220     Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) Program; Responsible Use and Conduct

6-230    Library Media Program

6-235    Access to Electronic Networks

6-235AP1AP Acceptable Use

6-235_ap1_e1 Students Sign

6-235AP1E2 Staff Sign

6:235AP2 Administrative Procedure – Web Publishing Guidelines

6:235E1    Exhibit – Technology/Electronic Network Access Rules and Regulations

6:235E3    Exhibit – Online Privacy Statement

6-240        Field Trips

6-250        Community Resource Persons and Volunteers

6-255       Assemblies and Ceremonies

6-260       Complaints About Curriculum, Instructional Materials, and Programs

6-260E1 Curriculum Objection

Guidance and Counseling

6:270   Guidance and Counseling Program


6:280       Grading and Promotion

6:290        Homework

6:300       Graduation Requirements

6:300E1   Exhibit – Application for a Diploma for Veterans of WW II, the Korean Conflict, or the Vietnam Conflict

6-310       High School Credit for Non-District Experiences

6-320        High School Credit for Proficiency

6:330       Achievement and Awards

6:340   Student Testing & Assessment Program




7:10       Equal Educational Opportunities

7:15        Student and Family Privacy Rights

7:20         Harassment of Students Prohibited

Assignment and Admission

7:30           Student Assignment and Intra-District Transfer

7:40          Nonpublic School Students, Including Parochial and Home-Schooled Students

7-50 AP     School Admissions and Student Transfers To and From Non-District Schools

7:60           Residence

7-60_ap_2 Establishing Student Residency

Affidavit of Residency


7-70          Attendance and Truancy

7:80           Release Time for Religious Instruction/Observance

7:90          Release During School Hours

7-100     Health Exams and Immunizations

7:110         OPEN

7:120         OPEN

Rights and Responsibilities

7:130        Student Rights and Responsibilities

7:140      Search and Seizure

7:150      Agency and Police Interviews

7-160          Student Appearance

7:170          Vandalism

7:180          Preventing Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment Behavior

7:185          Parent Letter Teen Dating Violence Prohibited

7:185E      Memo to Parents/Guardians Regarding Teen Dating Violence

7-190        Student Behavior

7-190_AP4  Isolated Time Out & Physical Restraint

7-200       Suspension Procedures

7:210          Expulsion Procedures

7:220          Bus Conduct

7:220AP     Administrative Procedure – Electronic Recordings on School Buses

7:230          Misconduct by Students with Disabilities

7-240          Conduct Code for Participants in Extracurricular Activities

7-240AP   Random Drug Testing

7:240AP2   Administrative Procedure – Extracurricular Drug and Alcohol Testing Program

Welfare Services

7-250       Student Support Services

7-260       Exemption from Physical Activity

7-270      Administering Medicines to Students

7:275        Orders to Forgo Life-Sustaining Treatment

7-280       Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease

7-285       Food Allergy Management Program

7-290       Adolescent Suicide Awareness and Prevention Programs


7:300     Extracurricular Athletics

7-305      Student Athlete Concussions and Head Injuries

7:310       Restrictions on Publications_ Elementary Schools

7:315       Restrictions on Publications_ High School

7:320         OPEN

7:325          Student Fund-Raising Activities

7-330         Student Use of Buildings – Equal Access

7-340         Student Records

7-340-AP1 Student Records



8:10       Connection with the Community

8:20       Community Use of School Facilities

8:20_E1      Exhibit – Building Use Form Application

8:20E2      Exhibit – Waiver and Release of all Claims – Participant not an Employee of the School or School District

8:20E3      Exhibit – Waiver and Release of all Claims – Participants not Employees of the School or School District and Acceptance of Responsibility by Person in Charge

8:20E4       Acknowledgement of Voluntary Participation of District   Employee

8:20AP       Building Use

8-25           Advertising and Distributing Materials in Schools Provided by Non-School Related Entities

8-25E       Athlete Sponsorship Contract

8:30         Community Relations

8:30E1      Letter to Parents Sex Offenders

8:30E2      Sex Offender Permission Form

8:40           OPEN

8:50           OPEN

8:60           OPEN

8:70         Individuals with Disablities

8:80          Gifts to the District

8-90        Parent Organizations and Booster Clubs

8:90E        External Support Organization Agreement

8:95           Parental Involvement

8:100         Relations with Other Agencies

8:110         Public Suggestions and Concerns

8:115          Use of Buses

8:120        Use of School Equipment

8:120E1    Exhibit – School Equipment Check-Out Form.