District Policies

SOUTHERN COLUMBIA AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
POLICY MANUAL
 
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 
NOTE: The Board Secretary maintains the official Board Policy Manual.  Recent policy changes may not be included in this listing.  Please check with the Board Secretary to confirm the most recent revision of an individual policy. All policies were adopted March 8, 1999, unless otherwise indicated.
 

 

000   LOCAL BOARD PROCEDURES
000                 Board Policy/Procedure/Administrative Regulations (Adopted September 15, 2014)
001                 Name And Classification (Revised September 15, 2014)
002                 Authority And Powers (Revised September 15, 2014)
003                 Functions (Revised September 15, 2014)
004                 Membership (Revised September 15, 2014)
005                 Organization (Revised December 3, 2014)
006                 Meetings
006.1              Attendance at Meetings via Electronic Communcations (Adopted September 15, 2014)
007                 Distribution (Revised December 3, 2014)
008                 Organizational Chart (Revised April 11, 2016)
009                 School Board Policies
010                 Anti-Nepotism Policy  (Revised August 10, 2015)
011                 Board Governance Standards Code of Ethics (Revised September 15, 2014)
 
100  PROGRAMS
100                 Comprehensive Planning (Adopted March 14, 2016)
101                 Philosophy Of Education (Revised March 14, 2016)
102                 Academic Standards (Revised March 14, 2016)
103                 Nondiscrimination in School And Classroom Practices (Revised March 14, 2016)
104                 Nondiscrimination in Employment and Contract Practices (Revised March 14, 2016)
105                 Curriculum (Revised March 14, 2016)
105.1              Review of Instructional Materials by Parents/Guardians and Students (Revised March 14, 2016)
105.2              Exemption from Instruction (Revised March 14, 2016)
105.3              Animal Dissection
106                 Course Guides
107                 Adoption Of Courses Of Study
108                 Adoption Of Textbooks
109                 Library Materials
110                 Instructional Supplies
111                 Lesson Plans
113                 Special Education
113.1              Behavior Management for Exceptional Students (Adopted November 20, 2000)
113.2              Positive Behavior Support (Adpted March 11, 2013)
113.3              Screening and Evaluations for Students with Disabilities (Adopted November 15, 2010)
114                 Gifted Education (Adopted May 17, 2010)
115                 Vocational Education
116                 Tutorial Instruction
117                 Homebound Instruction
118                 Independent Study
118.1              Distance Learning-Virtual-Online-Dual Enrollment Courses (Adopted August 18, 2008)
119                 Academic Freedom
120                 Human Development Program
121                 Field Trips (Revised April 11, 2016)
122                 Co-Curricular Activities (Revised November 20, 2000)
123                 Interscholastic Athletics (Revised March 20, 2006)
123.1              Pay-to-Participate
124                 Summer School
125                 Adult Education
126                 Class Size
127                 Assessment Of Educational Program
130                 Homework
137                 In-Home Instruction
137.1              Extracurricular Participation by Home Education Students (Adopted March 20, 2006)
138                 Limited English Proficiency Program (Adopted Febraury 19, 2004)
142                 Migrant Students (Adopted September 20, 2004)
143                 Standards for Persistently Dangerous Schools (Adopted Febraury 19, 2004)
144                 Standards for Victims of Violent Crimes (Adopted Febraury 19, 2004)
 
200  PUPILS
200                 Enrollment of Students(Adopted April 16, 2012)
201                 Admission Of Beginners
202                 Eligibility Of Nonresident Students (Revised August 20, 2007)
203                 Communicable Diseases And Immunization (Revised October 14, 2013)
203.1              AIDS
204                 Attendance
205                 Postgraduate Students
206                 Assignment Within District
207                 Exceptional Children - Due Process Hearing
208                 Withdrawal From School
209                 Health Examinations (Revised October 14, 2013)
210                 Use Of Medications (Revised April 11, 2016)
211                 Student Accident Insurance
212                 Reporting Pupil Progress
213                 Assessment Of Student Progress
214                 Class Rank
215                 Promotion And Retention (Revised August 18, 2008)
216                 Student Records (Revised July 19, 2010)
216.1              Supplemental Discipline Records (Adopted September 20, 2004)
217                 Graduation Requirements (Revised September 16, 2002)
218                 Student Discipline (Revised April 20, 2015)
218.1              Weapons And Dangerous Instruments
218.2              Terroristic Threats/Acts (Adopted July 23, 2001)
219                 Student Complaint Process
220                 Student Expression/Distribution and Posting of Materials  (Revised May 19, 2014)
221                 Dress And Grooming
222                 Use Of Tobacco Products
223                 Use Of Motor Vehicles
224                 Care Of School Property
225                 Students And The Police
226                 Locker Search (Revised December 6, 2004)
227                 Alcohol/Drugs And Controlled Substances (Revised March 16, 2015)
228                 Student Government
229                 Student Fund Raising
230                 Public Performances/Appearance By Students
231                 Social Events And Class Trips
232                 Participation In School Affairs
233                 Suspension And Expulsion (Revised December 6, 2004)
234                 Married/Pregnant Students
235                 Student Rights And Responsibilities
235.1              Protection Of Student Rights In Testing
237                 Acceptable Student Use of Personally Owned Devices (Adopted November 19, 2007, Revised Septemer 10, 2012))
238                 Missing Children Registration
239                 Release Of Students
239.1              Foreign and Exchange Students(Revised December 15, 2008)
240                 Awards And Scholarships
240A              Student Contests
246                 Student Wellness (Adopted June 19, 2006)
247                 Hazing (Adopted July 23, 2001; Revised September 20, 2004)
248                 Sexual Harassment
249                 Bullying/Cyberbulling (Adopted December 15, 2008, Revised April 20, 2015)
250                 Student Recruitment (Adopted October 1, 2012)
251                 Homeless Students  (September 20, 2004)
 
300  ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYEES
301                 Creating A Position
302                 Employment Of Superintendent
303                 Employment Of Administrators  (Revised July 11, 2005)
304                 Background Check
308                 Employment Contract
309                 Assignment And Transfer
310                 Abolishing A Position
311                 Furloughs
312                 Evaluation Of Superintendent
313                 Evaluation Of Administrative Employees
314                 Physical Examination
314.1              AIDS
315                 Disqualification By Reason Of Health
316                 Nontenured Employees
317                 Disciplinary Procedures
319                 Outside Activities
320                 Freedom Of Speech In Nonschool Settings
321                 Political Activities
322                 Gifts
323                 Smoking
324                 Personnel Files
325                 Dress And Grooming
326                 Complaint Policy
327                 Management Team
328                 Wage And Salary/Benefits
331                 Job Related Expenses
333                 Professional Growth Guidelines
334                 Sick Leave
335                 Family and Medical Leaves
337                 Vacation
338                 Sabbatical Leave
338.1              Compensated Professional Leaves
339                 Uncompensated Leave
348                 Sexual Harassment
351                 Alcohol/Drugs And Controlled Substances
351.1              Drug-Free Workplace
 
400   PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES
 
401                 Creating A Position
403                 Background Check
404                 Employment Of Professional Employees
405                 Employment Of Substitute Professional Employees (Revised May 19m, 2008) (Substitute Pay Schedule)
406                 Employment Of Summer School Staff
407                 Student Teachers
408                 Employment Contract
409                 Assignment And Transfer
410                 Abolishing A Position
411                 Furloughs
412                 Evaluation Of Professional/Temporary Professional Employees
414                 Physical Examination
414.1              AIDS
415                 Disqualification By Reason Of Health
416                 Nontenured Staff Members
417                 Disciplinary Procedures
418                 Penalties For Tardiness
419                 Outside Activities
420                 Freedom Of Speech In Noninstructional Settings
421                 Political Activities
422                 Gifts
423                 Smoking
424                 Personnel Files
425                 Dress And Grooming
426                 Complaint Policy
428                 Salary Determination
429                 Substitute Compensation  (Revised May 19, 2008)
431                 Job Related Expenses
432                 Working Periods
433                 Professional Growth Guidelines
434                 Sick Leave (Revised May 19, 2008)
435                 Family and Medical Leaves
438                 Sabbatical Leave
438.1              Compensated Professional Leaves
439                 Uncompensated Leave
440                 Responsibility Of Staff For Student Welfare
442                 Jury Duty
448                 Sexual Harassment
451                 Alcohol/Drugs And Controlled Substances
451.1              Drug-Free Workplace
 
500  CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES
501                 Creating A Position
503                 Background Check
504                 Employment Of Classified Employees (Revised June 15, 2009)
505                 Employment Of Substitute And Short-Term Employees (Substitute Pay Schedule)
508                 Employment Contract
509                 Assignment And Transfer
511                 Layoffs
512                 Evaluation Of Classified Employees
514                 Physical Examination
514.1              AIDS
515                 Disqualification By Reason Of Health
517                 Disciplinary Procedures
518                 Penalties For Tardiness
519                 Outside Activities
522                 Gifts
523                 Smoking
524                 Personnel Files
525                 Dress And Grooming
526                 Complaint Policy
528                 Wage And Salary Determination
529                 Substitute Compensation
530                 Overtime
531                 Job Related Expenses
532                 Working Periods
533                 Staff Development
534                 Sick Leave
535                 Family and Medical Leaves
537                 Vacation
539                 Uncompensated Leave
541                 Benefits For Regularly Employed Part-time Personnel
542                 Jury Duty
543                 Paid Holidays
548                 Sexual Harassment
551                 Alcohol/Drugs And Controlled Substances
551.1              Drug-Free Workplace
 
600   FINANCES
601                 Fiscal Management
602                 Budget Planning
603                 Budget Preparation
604                 Budget Hearing
605                 Tax Levy
606                 Tax Collection
607                 Tuition Income
608                 Bank Accounts
609                 Investments
610                 Purchases Subject To Bid
611                 Purchases Budgeted
612                 Purchases Not Budgeted
613                 Cooperative Purchasing
614                 Payroll Authorization
615                 Payroll Deductions
616                 Payment Of Claims
617                 Petty Cash
618                 Internal Funds (Revised April 19, 2004)
619                 District Audit - Public
620                 Capital Reserve Fund
622                 GASB 34 (Adopted July 23, 2001)
 
700  PROPERTY
701                 Facilities Planning
702                 Gifts, Grants, Donations
703                 Sanitary Management
704                 Maintenance
705                 Safety
706                 Property Records
707                 Use Of School Facilities (Revised September 9, 2013)  Use of Facilities Request Form and Guide
708                 Lending Of School Owned Equipment And Books
709                 Building Security
710                 Use Of Facilities By Staff
713                 Liability For Personal Property
715                 Use of FAX Machines
716                 Integrated Pest Management (Adopted February 19, 2003)
 
 800   OPERATIONS
 
800                 Records Management (Adopted October 20, 2008)
801                 Public Records (Revised October 20, 2008)
802                 School Organization
803                 School Calendar
804                 School Day
805                 Emergency Evacuation Of Schools
806                 Child/Student Abuse
807                 Opening Exercises (Revised September 20, 2004)
808                 Food Services
810                 Transportation (Revised June 15, 2009)
810.1              Testing For Alcohol And Controlled Substances
810.2              Transportation Video Monitoring (Revised May 19, 2014)
810.3              School Bus Idling (Revised June 15, 2009)
811                 Bonding
812                 School Insurance
813                 Group Insurance
814                 Copyright Material
815                 Acceptable Use Of Internet, Computers and NetworkResources (Revised June 18, 2012)
816                 Blood Borne Pathogens (Revised October 14, 2013)
818                 Contracted Services (Revised June 15, 2009)
819                 Suicide (At-Risk)
822                 Automated External Defibrillator (AED) (Adopted July 19, 2010)
826                 Privacy of Health Inofromation (HIPAA) (Adopted June 21, 2010)
829                 Electronic Records/Signatures (Adopted May 19, 2014)
 
900   COMMUNITY
901                 Public Relations Objectives
902                 Publications Program
903                 Public Participation In Board Meetings (Revised September 21, 2009)
904                 Public Attendance At School Events
905                 Citizen Advisory Committees
906                 Public Complaints
907                 School Visitors (Revised September 10, 2012)
908                 Relations With Parents
909                 Municipal Government Relations
910                 Community Relations
911                 News Media Relations
912                 Relations With Educational Institutions
913                 Non-school Organizations/Groups/Individuals (Revised May 19, 2014)
913.1              Commercial Sponsorship Agreements
914                 Relations With Intermediate Unit
915                 Relations with Booster Organizations (Adopted April 19, 2010)
916                 School Volunteers (Adopted September 17, 2007, Revised April 20, 2015)
918                 Title 1 Parental Involvement (Adopted September 20, 2004)
919                 District School Report Cards (Adopted September 20, 2004)