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Board Policy Date Adopted Scheduled Date of Review
1.0  RELATIONSHIP OF THE SCHOOL BOARD TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
1.1  Education as a State Function  09/12/94  08/16/17
1.2  Independence of Local School Government  09/12/94  08/28/17
1.3  Cooperation Between Local School Government and Other Local Government  09/12/94  08/28/17
2.0  THE ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
2.1.1  Annual District Meeting  09/12/94  09/11/17
2.1.2  Notice of Annual Meeting  09/12/94  09/11/17
2.1.3  Annual Meeting Officers  09/12/94  10/02/17
2.1.4  Addition of Propositions on the Ballot with the Annual Budget  09/12/94  10/02/17
2.1.5  Voting on the Budget and Election of Board of Education Members  09/12/94  10/23/17
2.1.5.1  Nominations for the Office of School Board Member  09/12/94  10/23/17
2.1.6  Agenda of the Annual District Meeting  09/12/94  11/13/17
2.1.7  Qualifications for Voting  09/12/94  11/13/17
2.2  BOARD ORGANIZATION AND MEETINGS
2.2.1  Annual Organizational Meeting  09/12/94  04/06/16
2.2.2  Agenda of the Annual Organizational Meeting  11/14/94 04/06/16
2.2.3  Regular Meetings  10/05/88  04/18/16
2.2.3.1  Notice of Meetings  10/24/94  05/09/16
2.2.3.2 Minutes of Board Meetings  10/24/94  05/09/16
2.2.3.3 Rules of Order  11/14/94 05/23/16
2.2.3.4  Preparation for Meeting  10/05/88  06/06/16
2.2.3.5  Voting  10/24/94  06/06/16
2.2.3.6  Regular Meeting Agenda  01/09/95  06/20/16
2.2.3.7  Executive Sessions  01/09/95  07/05/16
2.2.4  Special Meeting of the Board of Education  01/09/95  08/08/16
2.2.4.1  Special District Meetings Called by Persons Other than the Board of Education  11/28/94 08/08/16
2.2.5  Number of Members of the Board of Education  12/12/94  08/29/16
2.2.5.1  Resignation of a Board Member  11/28/94  08/29/16
2.2.5.2  Filling of Vacancies  01/23/95  09/12/16
2.2.5.3  Orientation of New Board Members 01/23/95 12/04/17
2.2.6  Qualifications of Members of the Board of Education 01/23/95 12/04/17
2.2.8  Public Access to School Records 01/23/95 01/08/18
2.2.9  Public Participation at Board of Education Meetings 12/17/07 01/08/18
3.0  POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND ITS OFFICERS
3.1  Source of the Powers and Duties of the Board of Education  02/13/95  12/02/13
3.1.1  Powers and Duties of the Board of Education  09/21/88  12/02/13
3.1.2  Duties and Responsibilities of Individual Board Members  03/13/95  12/16/13
3.2  Duties of the President of the Board of Education  02/13/95  12/16/13
3.3  Duties of the Vice-President of the Board of Education  02/13/95  01/13/14
3.4  Duties of the District Clerk  02/13/95 01/13/14
3.5  Duties of the District Treasurer  02/13/95  01/27/14
3.6  Duties of the Tax Collector  02/13/95  01/27/14
3.7  Indemnification and Legal Defense  11/09/98  02/10/14
4.0  POLICY DEVELOPMENT  
4.1  Definition of Policy  02/27/95  01/29/18
4.2  Input to Policy Development  02/27/95  01/29/18
4.3  Review, Adoption, and Amendment of Policies  02/27/95  12/03/12
4.4  Distribution of Board Policy Manual  02/27/95  12/03/12
5.0  ADMINISTRATION
5.1  Board – Superintendent Relations  03/13/95  02/10/14
5.2  Responsibilities and Authority of the Superintendent  03/13/95  03/10/14
5.3  Responsibilities and Authority of Other District Administrators  03/13/95  12/17/12
5.4  Evaluation Process of Superintendent  07/09/91  03/10/14
5.4.1  Formal Evaluation Process of Superintendent  09/18/91  03/10/14
5.4.2  Informal evaluation Process of Superintendent  07/24/91  03/10/14
5.5  Evaluation Process for Other District Administrators  03/13/95  03/24/14
5.6  Planning and Evaluation for District Programming and Operations  03/13/95  03/24/14
5.6.1  Evaluation of Instructional Programs  01/31/00  04/07/14
5.7  Annual Performance Review  12/17/86  04/07/14
6.0  EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
6.1  Unit Recognition 03/27/95  12/17/12
6.2  Staff Development 03/27/95  01/14/13
6.3  Recruitment/Equal Opportunity 03/27/95  01/14/13
6.4  Sexual Harassment of District Personnel 09/22/14  09/22/14
6.5  Alcohol, Drugs & Other Substances (School Related Staff & Students) 08/08/94  07/06/17
6.5.1  Drug Free Workplace 08/08/94  02/11/13
6.6  Code of Ethics for All District Personnel 08/08/94  02/11/13
6.7  Smoking (Employees) 06/12/95 02/25/13
6.8  Child Care Leave Policy 10/30/00 02/25/13
6.9  Policy for the Supervision of Conditionally Appointed and emergency Conditionally Appointed Personnel 08/29/01  03/11/13
6.10  HIPAA Compliance Policy 10/27/03  03/11/13
6.11 Complaints and Grievances by Employees 09/22/14 09/22/14
7.0  STUDENTS
7.1  Attendance 11/13/95 03/26/12
7.1.1  Truancy 09/13/93 03/26/12
7.1.2  Prayer in School 04/07/03 04/02/12
7.2  Required Immunizations 05/08/95 07/06/17
7.2.1  Medication Guidelines and Procedures 04/02/90 08/12/13
7.3  Health and Safety 04/10/95 08/12/13
7.3.1  Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome 08/17/88 08/26/13
7.3.2  Pediculosis (Head Lice) 01/26/04 03/09/15
7.3.3  Exposure Control Plan 03/03/93 03/09/15
7.3.4  Equal Opportunity Policy 09/22/14 09/22/14
7.3.5  Protocol for Child Abuse Protective Reports Containing Allegations of Abuse 12/18/01 03/23/15
7.4  Student Discipline 08/16/93 04/21/14
7.4.1  Student Suspensions 01/23/95 04/21/14
7.6  Corporal Punishment 04/10/95 05/12/14
7.8  Non-Resident Students 09/14/87 07/06/17
7.9  Child Abuse Reporting Policies and Procedures 06/12/89 05/12/14
7.9.1  Notification with Respect to Paroled Sex Offenders 01/09/95 06/09/14
7.10  Confidentiality of Educational Records (FERPA) 06/12/89 06/09/14
7.11  Screening of New Entrants 04/26/95 06/23/14
7.12  Drug and Alcohol Abuse 04/26/95 06/23/14
7.13  Clean Indoor Air Act 06/12/95 03/23/15
7.14  Equal Educational Opportunity 04/26/95 11/17/14
7.14.1  Grade 8 Acceleration 04/24/89 11/17/14
7.14.2  Units of Credit 04/02/90 12/22/14
7.14.3  College Courses for School Credit 11/14/94 12/22/14
7.15  Graduation Requirements 04/24/89 02/10/15
7.15.1 Alternatives to Classroom Instruction in Art, Music, and Physical Education 06/12/89 01/12/15
7.15.2  Early Graduation 09/13/93 02/10/15
7.15.3  Class Rank Calculations 11/28/94 02/10/15
7.15.4  Graduation Ceremony Participation 02/11/97 02/23/15
7.16  Student Organizations 04/26/95 01/26/15
7.17  Possession of Firearms on School Premises by Students 06/12/95 04/20/15
7.18  Use of Electronic Devices 01/26/99 09/26/16
7.19  Internet Policy 08/28/00 04/20/15
7.19.1  Children’s Internet Protection Act:  Internet Content Filtering/Safety Policy 07/09/02 05/11/15
7.20  Students Who Have Been Victims of Violent Crime 01/27/03 05/11/15
7.21  School Lunch Charge Policy 04/05/04 03/27/17
7.22  Bullying 08/23/04 07/23/12
7.23  District Wellness Policy 06/26/06 06/08/15
7.24  Extra-Curricular Activities 12/08/08 06/08/15
7.25 Free or Reduced Meals or Free Milk 07/06/09 02/23/15
7.26 Concussion Management 09/10/12 09/10/12
7.27 Sexual Harassment of Students 09/22/14 09/22/14
7.28 Education of Homeless Students 06/22/15 06/22/15
7.29 Parents Bill of Rights for Data Privacy & Security 09/14/15 09/14/15
7.30 Athletic Placement Process 09/14/15 09/14/15
8.0  FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION
8.1  Goals of Budget Development 04/15/96 10/06/14
8.2  Process for Budget Development 04/29/96 10/06/14
8.3  Board Approval of the Budget 04/15/96 10/20/14
8.4  Changes of Allocation of Funds Within the Budget 04/15/96 10/20/14
8.5  Procurement of Goods and Services 04/15/96 06/22/15
8.6  Cooperative Purchasing 04/15/96 06/22/15
8.7  Requisitioning Procedures 05/28/96 03/14/16
8.8  Audit of Claims 05/09/05 03/25/13
8.9  Inventory Control – Fixed Assets 04/15/96 03/25/13
8.9.1  Inventory Control – Supplies and Materials 07/07/08 03/25/13
8.10  Investments & Borrowing 02/11/02 07/06/17
8.11  Annual Financial Statement 05/28/96 09/12/16
8.12  Insurance 06/10/96 09/26/16
8.14  Partial Tax Exemption Established for Persons 65 Years of Age or Older 06/10/96 10/17/16
8.15  Taxing and Borrowing Authority & Limitations 06/10/96 10/17/16
8.16  Funding Proposals 10/15/96 11/14/16
8.17  Student Activity Funds 11/12/96 11/14/16
8.18  Food Services 06/12/89 12/12/16
8.19  Internal Auditor 06/25/01 07/05/16
8.19.1  Audit Committee Charter 06/26/06 12/12/16
8.20  Use of Claim Forms 06/27/05 02/22/16
8.21  Duties of the Independent Auditor 05/09/05 03/14/16
8.22  Use of the District Credit Card 05/09/05 04/23/12
8.23  Use of the District Owned Cell Phone 05/09/05 04/23/12
8.24  Purchasing Procedures 01/23/06 01/23/12
8.25  Funding for Special Area-Wide Conferences & Award Banquets 04/26/06 04/10/17
8.26  Allegations of Fraud 07/23/07 06/25/12
8.27  On-Line Banking 08/27/07 06/25/12
8.28  Expense Reimbursements for Travel Expenses 08/27/07 08/17/15
8.29  Petty Cash and Cash in the School Building 09/08/08 04/08/13
8.29.1  Use of Petty Cash 09/08/08 04/22/13
8.30  Compensation for Substitute Teachers on Days of Delayed Opening or Early Dismissal 01/12/09 04/22/13
8.31 Acceptable Use Policy 08/23/10 04/10/17
8.32  Reserve Funding 06/13/11 03/27/17
9.0  CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
9.1  Philosophy of Education 08/21/89 05/22/17
9.2  District Organization Plan for Improving Curriculum 09/11/95 05/22/17
9.3  Selection of Textbooks, Library Resources and Other Instructional Material 06/26/89 05/22/17
9.3.1  Textbooks for Private School Attendees 07/25/90 05/22/17
9.3.2  Compliant Procedures Concerning Textbooks, Library Materials and Other Instructional Materials 08/21/89 06/12/17
9.4  Absence and Credit for Religious Instruction 09/11/89 06/12/17
9.5  Placement of Students 07/24/89 04/25/11
9.6  Reporting to Parents 07/24/89 05/09/11
9.7  Provision of Services to Children with Handicapping Conditions 11/13/95 05/13/13
9.7.1  Participation of Disabled Students in School District Programs Including Extra-Curricular Programs &  Activities 11/13/95 06/10/13
9.7.2  Access to High School Diplomas and other Programs by Disabled Students 11/13/95 06/10/13
9.7.3  Guidelines for Issuance of Local Certificates to Handicapped Students 11/19/86 06/24/13
9.7.4  NYS Skills and Achievement Commencement Certificate 11/13/95 06/24/13
9.7.5  Discipline Procedures for Students with Disabilities 11/13/95 04/09/07
9.7.6  Pre-School Handicap Education 11/27/95 07/29/13
9.7.6.1  Pre-School Special Education 03/10/03 07/29/13
9.7.7  Administrative Practices and Procedures Ensuring Resident Pre-School Children the Opportunity to Participate in Approved Pre-School Programs 02/05/02 09/09/13
9.7.8  Independent Educational Evaluations 01/24/94 09/23/13
9.7.9  Limited English Proficiency 07/07/92 09/23/13
9.7.10  Students with Disabilities (Section 504) 01/09/95 10/07/13
9.7.12  4321 Program for Students with Disabilities 04/07/03 10/07/13
9.7.15  Policies and Practices of the Board of Education Ensuring Availability of Appropriate Space Within the District to Meet the Special Education Needs of School Age and Pre-School Children 01/05/92 10/28/13
9.7.16  IEP Distribution and Implementation 10/02/02 10/28/13
9.7.17  Impartial Hearing Officer Selection and Compensation 03/10/03 11/18/13
9.8  Vocational Education 11/06/89 11/18/13
9.9  Gifted and Talented Program 02/12/96 01/09/17
9.10  Curriculum Review and Development 02/12/96 01/09/17
9.10.1  Procedures for Handling Complaints Concerning Curriculum 02/12/06 02/15/17
9.10.2  Recommended Guidelines for Earning Credit Without Completing Units of Study Keeping in Compliance with Commissioner’s Regulations 100.5 (d) 03/12/01 02/15/17
9.11  Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) 12/18/95 02/27/17
9.12  Cooperative Programming 12/18/95 02/27/17
9.13  Field Trips 11/12/96 03/13/17
9.14  Home Instruction 08/12/87 03/13/17
9.15  Homework 01/21/97 07/06/17
9.16  Homebound Instruction 02/24/03 09/09/13
10.0  SCHOOL FACILITIES
10.1  Use of School Facilities 07/01/88 07/06/17
10.1.2  Use of School Grounds 03/14/05 08/16/17
10.2  Fire Inspections 01/23/90 05/07/12
10.3  Emergency Closing 11/25/96 05/07/12
10.4  Safety 01/08/90 05/21/12
10.5  Security/Safety 11/25/96 05/21/12
10.6  Smoking – Facilities 06/12/95 06/11/12
10.7  Display of the Flag 09/24/07 06/11/12
11.0  TRANSPORTATION
11.1  Guidelines for Student Transportation 02/11/02 05/12/14
11.1.1  Students Needs and/or Limitations 03/18/92 09/28/15
11.1.2 Student Transportation 05/12/14 05/12/14
11.2  Scheduling and Routing 12/20/93 09/28/15
11.3  Driving Safety 12/21/98 11/09/15
11.3.1  Seat Belts 10/24/88 11/09/15
11.3.2  Video Camera on School Bus 08/27/96 11/23/15
11.4  Eligibility Requirements for Transportation 12/20/93 11/23/15
11.5  Recruitment and Training of Drivers 03/19/90 12/07/15
11.6  Use of School Vehicles 10/24/05 12/07/15
11.7  Use of Private Vehicles 11/07/05 01/11/16
11.8  Loaned or Leased Buses 11/07/05 01/11/16
11.9  Bus Maintenance 12/05/05 01/25/16
11.10  Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus Drivers Requiring CDL and Other Safety Sensitive Employees 07/10/95 01/25/16
11.11  Student Transportation in Private Vehicles 01/26/99 02/08/16
11.12 No Vehicle Idling on School Grounds 01/12/09 02/08/16
12.0  COMMUNITY RELATIONS
12.1  Communication Program 11/19/01 07/20/15
12.2  Advisors and Advisory Committees 11/19/01 07/20/15
12.3  Concerns of the Public 04/16/90 08/24/15
12.4  School Related Associations 11/19/01 08/24/15
12.5 Senior Citizens Admission Fees 11/19/01 09/14/15
12.6  Visitors to the School 07/24/00 09/14/15
13.0  SUBSTANCE ABUSE
13.1  Comprehensive Policy on Drugs, Alcohol and Other Substances 09/19/90 10/04/10

 

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