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Heartland Community Schools

Heartland Community Schools

Board Policy Manual

Index - (click on Section Number to go to that Section)

Section 100 - District Organization

100.01 - Terminology Used In This Manual
101.00 - Legal Status of the District
102.00 - Educational Philosophy of the District
103.00 - Equal Educational Opportunity
104.00 - Educational and Operational Planning
104.01 - Annual School Census

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Section 200 - School Board

201 - Legal Status of the Board
201.01 - Board Powers and Responsibilities
201.01R1 - Board Duties
201.02 - Board Membership - Elections/Appointment
201.03 - Qualifications
201.04 - Oath of Office
201.05 - Term of Office
201.06 - Vacancies
201.07 - Board Member Liability (Insurance)
 
202 - School Board Member Conduct
202.01 - Board Member Code of Ethics
202.01R1 - Principles of Effective Boardmanship
202.02 - Board Member Conflict of Interest
202.02E1 - Potential Conflict of Interest Statement
202.02E2 - Employment of Immediate Family Members Disclosure Statement
202.03 - Board Self-Evaluation
 
203 - Organization of the School Board
203.01 - Board Organizational Meeting
203.02 - President
203.03 - Vice President
203.04 - Secretary
203.05 - Treasurer
203.06 - Board Committees
203.07 - Advisory Board Committees
203.08 - School Board Legal Counsel
 
204 - School Board Meetings
204.01 - Regular Board Meetings
204.02 - Special Board Meetings
204.03 - Public Hearing
204.04 - Blank
204.05 - Open Meetings
204.06 - Closed Sessions
204.07 - Meeting Notice
204.08 - Quorum
204.09 - Rules of Order
204.10 - Agenda
204.11 - Meeting Minutes
204.12 - Public Participation at Board Meetings
 
205 - School Board Policy Process
205.01 - Policy Development
205.02 - Policy Adoption
205.03 - Policy Revision and Review
205.04 - Policy Communication
205.05 - Policy Suspension
205.06 - Administration in the Absence of Policy
205.07 - Review of Administrative Regulations
205.50 - Student Involvement in Policy Development
 
206 - Board Member Services
206.01 - New Board Member Orientation
206.02 - Board Association Membership
206.03 - Board Member Development Opportunities
206.04 - Board Member Compensation and Expenses

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Section 300 - Administration

300.01 - Role of Administration
 
301 - Administrative Structure
301.01 - Blank
301.02 - Blank
301.03 - Succession of Authority to the Superintendent
301.04 - Communication Channels
 
302 - Superintendent
302.01 - Superintendent Qualifications, Recruitment, Appointment
302.02 - Superintendent Contract and Contract Nonrenewal
​302.03 - Blank
302.04 - Superintendent Duties
302.05 - Superintendent Evaluation
302.05E1 - Superintendent Evaluation Instrument
302.06 - Superintendent Professional Development
302.07 - Blank
302.08 - Superintendent Consulting/Outside Employment
 
303 - Administrative Employees
302.01 - Blank
303.02 - Administrator Qualifications, Recruitment, Appointment
303.03 - Administrator Contract and Contract Nonrenewal
​303.04 - Blank
303.05 - Administrator Duties
303.06 - Administrator Evaluation
303.07 - Administrator Professional Development
303.08 - Blank
303.09 - Administrator Consulting/Outside Employment

 

304 - Policy Implementation
304.01 - Development and Enforcement of Administrative Regulations
304.02 - Monitoring of Administrative Regulations
304.03 - Handbooks and Directives
 
 
305 - Code of Ethics
305.00 - Administrative Code of Ethics

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Section 400 - Personnel

401 - Blank

 

402 - Employees & Internal Relations
402.01 - Equal Opportunity Employment
402.02 - Employee Orientation
402.03 - Employee Conflict of Interest
402.04 - Nepotism
402.05 - Employee Grievance
402.06 - Employee Records
402.07 - Blank
402.08 - Employee Travel Compensation
402.09 - Recognition for Service of Employees
402.10 - Employee Political Activity
402.11 - Credit Cards
402.12 - Employee Involvement in Decision Making
402.13 - Communications with Employees
402.14 - Blank
402.15 - Staff Conduct with Students
402.16 - Staff Participation in Community Life
402.50 - Unsolicited Resumes
 
403 - Employees & External Relations
403.01 - Release of Employee Information
403.01 - Release of Employee Information
403.02R1- Child Abuse Reporting Regulations
403.03 - Abuse of Students by School District Employees
403.04 - Gifts to Employees
403.05 - Public Complaints about Employees
403.06 - Employee Outside Employment
403.07 - Employee Use of Social Networks
 
404 - Employee Health & Well-Being
404.01 - Employee Physical Examinations
404.02 - Employee Injury on the Job
404.03 - Employees' Personal Security and Safety
404.04 - Communicable Diseases - Employees
404.05 - Hazardous Chemical Disclosure
404.06 - Harassment by Employees
404.06R1 - Employee Harassment Investigation
404.06E1 - Harassment Complaint Form
404.07 - Substance - Free Workplace
404.08 - Blank
404.09 - Blank
404.10 - Disclosure and Protection of Employee Health Information
404.11 - Facilities for Milk Expression
 
405 - Blank
 
406 - Certificated Employees - General
406.01 - Blank
406.02- Certificated Employee Qualifications, Recruitment, and Selection
406.03 - Certificated Employee Individual Contracts
406.04 - Certificated Employee Continuing Contracts
406.05 - Certificated Employee Work Days
406.06 - Certificated Employee Assignment
406.07 - Blank
406.08 - Certificated Employee Evaluation
406.09 - Certificated Employee Probationary Status/Tenure
406.50 - Certificated Employee Community Service
 
407 - Certificated Employees - Compensation & Benefits
407.01 - Certificated Employee Salary Schedule
407.02 - Blank
407.03 - Certificated Employee Continued Education Credit/Credentials
407.04 - Blank
407.05 - Blank
407.06 - Blank
407.07 - Certificated Employee Negotiations

 

408 - Certificated Employees - Termination of Employment
408.01 - Blank
408.02 - Certificated Employee Contract Release
408.03 - Certificated Employee Retirement
408.04 - Certificated Employee Suspension or Termination
408.05 - Certificated Employee Reduction in Force
 
409 - Certificated Employees - Professional Growth
409.01 - Certificated Employee Professional Development
409.02 - Certificated Employee Training, Workshop, or Conferences
409.03 - Blank
409.04 - Blank
409.05 - Certificated Employee Tutoring
409.50 - Certificated Employee Professional Organizations
 
410 - Certificated Employees - Vacations and Leave of Absence
410.01 - Blank
410.02 - Blank
410.03 - Certificated Employee Family and Medical Leave
410.03R1 - Certificated Employee Family and Medical Leave Regulations
410.04 - Blank
410.05 - Blank
410.06 - Certificated Employee Jury Duty Leave
410.07 - Certificated Employee Military Service Leave
 
411 - Other Certified Employees
411.01 - Substitute Teachers
411.02 - Blank
411.03 - Blank
411.04 - Education Aide
411.05 - Student Teachers
 
412 - Support Staff - General
412.01 - Blank
412.02 - Blank
412.03 - Blank
412.04 - Blank
412.05 - Support Staff Assignment
412.06 - Blank
412.07 - Support Staff Evaluation
 
413 - Support Staff - Compensation & Benefits
413.01 - Blank
413.02 - Support Staff Wage and Overtime Compensation
 
414 - Support Staff - Termination of Employment
414.01 - Support Staff Resignation
414.02 - Blank
414.03 - Blank
414.04 - Support Staff Dismissal
 
415 - Support Staff - Vacations and Leave of Absence
415.01 - Blank
415.02 - Blank
415.03 - Support Staff Family and Medical Leave
415.03R1 - Support Staff Family and Medical Leave Regulations
415.04 - Blank
415.05 - Blank
415.06 - Support Staff Jury Duty Leave
415.07 - Support Staff Military Service Leave

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Section 500 - Students

501 - Objectives
501.00 - Objectives for Equal Educational Opportunities for Students
 
502 - Student Admissions
502.01 - Resident Students
502.02 - Nonresident Students
502.03 - Entrance - Admissions
502.04 - Blank
502.05 - Student Transfers In
502.06 - Student Transfers Out
502.07 - Student Re-entry to School
502.08 - Exchange and Foreign Student Admissions
502.09 - Blank
502.10 - Assignment of New Students to Classes and Grade Levels
 
503 - Student Attendance
503.01 - Compulsory Attendance
503.01R1 - Procedures for Early Admission to Kindergarten
503.02 - Student Attendance Records
503.03 - Blank
503.04 - Addressing Barriers to Attendance
503.05 - Student Release During School Hours
503.06 - Blank
503.07 - Pregnant Students
503.08 - Blank
503.09 - Homeless Children and Youth
 
504 - Student Rights & Responsibilities
504.01 - Student Due Process Rights
504.02 - Blank
504.03 - Student Conduct
504.04 - Blank
504.05 - Blank
504.06 - Student Appearance
504.07 - Blank
504.08 - Freedom Expression
504.09 - Blank
504.10 - Blank
504.11 - Weapons
504.12 - Regulated Devices - Beepers,Cell Phones, and Laser Pointers
504.13 - Blank
504.14 - Secret Societies or Gang Activity
504.15 - Smoking, Drinking, or Drugs
504.16 - Searches, Seizures, and Arrest
504.17 - Questioning of Students by Outside Agencies
504.17R1 - Procedures for Questioning of Students by Outside Agencies
504.18 - Harassment by Students
504.18R1 - Harassment by Students Investigation Procedures
504.18E1 - Harassment Complaint Form
504.18E2 - Witness Disclosure Form
504.19 - Student Fees
504.19E1 - Student Fee Waiver Application
504.20 - Bullying Prevention
504.21 - Dating Violence Prevention
504.22 - Student Use of Social Networks
504.23 - Suicide Awareness
504.50 - Relations Between Public and Students
 
505 - Student Discipline
505.01 - Detention of Students
505.02 - Blank
505.03 - Suspension of Students
505.04 - Expulsion of Students
505.05 - Fines for Lost or Damaged Items
505.06 - Corporal Punishment
505.07- Restraint and Seclusion
 
506 - Student Activities
506.01 - Student Activity Eligibility
506.02 - Student Organizations
506.03 - Blank
506.04 - Blank
506.05 - Blank
506.06 - Student Publications
506.07 - Student Performances
506.08 - Student Fund Raising
506.09 - Student Activities Funds
506.10 - Student Physicals for Athletics
506.50 - Student Attending State and National Events
506.51 - School Social Events
 
507 - Student Records
507.01 - Student Records Access
507.02 - Student Directory Information
507.02E1 - Waiver Against Releasing Student Directory Information
 
508 - Student Health & Well-Being
508.01 - Student Health and Immunization Checkups
508.01E1 - School Vision Evaluation Form
508.01E2 - Resource List of Low-Income Families Who May Qualify for Free or Reduced Cost Vision Evaluations
508.01E3 - Parent Objection to Physical Examination or Vision Evaluation
508.01E4 - School Immunization Rules
508.02 - Administration Medication to Students
508.02E1 - Administration Medication to Students
508.03 - Communicable or Infectious Disease
508.04 - Student Illness or Injury at School
508.05 - Emergency Plans and Drills
508.06 - Blank
508.07 - Custody and Parental Rights
508.08 - Blank
508.09 - Blank
508.10 - Blank
508.11 - Blank
508.12 - Asthma and Allergic Reaction Protocol
508.12R1- Asthma and Allergic Reaction Protocol
508.12E1 - Waiver of Emergency Response to Life-Threatening Asthma or Systemic Allergic Reactions Protocol
508.13 - Wellness and Nutrition
508.14 - Blank
508.15 - Concussion Awareness
508.16 - Return From Pediatric Cancer
508.50 - Student Safety
 
509 - Other Student Related Matters
509.01 - Class or Student Group Gifts
509.02 - Open Night
509.03 - Student Memorials

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Section 600 - Instruction

601 - Goals & Objectives
 
602 - General Organization
602.01 - School Calendar
 
603 - Curriculum Development
603.01 - Curriculum Development
603.02 - Curriculum Adoption
603.03 - Blank
603.04 - Curriculum Evaluation
603.05 - Pilot, Experimental or Innovative Projects
 
604 - Instructional Curriculum
604.01 - Basic Instruction Program
604.02 - Summer School Instruction
604.03 - Blank
604.04 - Multicultural Education
604.05 - Health Education
604.06 - Blank
604.07 - Blank
604.08 - Blank
604.09 - Teaching about Religion
604.10 - Academic Freedom
604.11 - Citizenship
604.50 - Remedial Instruction
 
605 - Alternative Programs
605.01 - Blank
605.02 - Individualized Instruction
605.03 - Program for High Ability Learners
605.04 - Blank
605.05 - Religious Based Exclusion from a School Program
605.06 - Blank
605.07 - Dual Enrollment
 
606 - Instructional Materials
606.01 - Instructional Materials Selection
606.02 - Instructional Materials Inspection
606.03 - Objection to Instructional Materials
606.03R1 - Objection to Instructional Materials Procedure
606.03E1 - Reconsideration of Instructional Materials Request Form
606.04 - Blank
606.05 - Media Centers
606.06 - Acceptable Use of Computers, Technology, and the Internet
606.06R1 - Student Use of Computers
 
607 - Instructional Arrangements
607.01 - Class Size - Class Grouping
607.02 - School Ceremonies and Observances
607.03 - Blank
607.04 - Blank
607.05 - Student Field Trips and Excursions
607.06 - Blank
607.07 - Blank
607.08 - Blank
607.09 - Service Animals
 
608 - Instructional Services
608.01 - Student Guidance and Counseling Program
 
609 - Blank
 
610 - Testing
610.01 - Test or Assessment Selection
610.02 - Test or Assessment Administration
610.02R1 - Testing Integrity
 
611 - Academic Achievement
611.01 - Student Progress Reports
611.02 - Student Promotion, Retention, or Acceleration
611.03 - Student Honors and Awards
611.04 - Parent Conference
611.05 - Grading Guidelines
611.06 - Blank
611.07 - Graduation Requirements
611.08 - Early Graduation
 
612 - Special Education Services
612.01 - Free Appropriate Public Education
612.02 - Full Educational Opportunity Goal
612.03 - Childfind
612.04 - Evaluation Procedures
612.05 - Individualized Education Program
612.06 - Transition of Children
612.07 - Participation in State and District Wide Assessments
612.08 - Least Restrictive Environment
612.09 - Children in Nonpublic Environment
612.10 - Procedural Safeguards
612.11 - Transportation
612.12 - Personnel Qualifications
612.13 - Confidentiality of Personally Identifiable Information
612.14 - Suspension and Expulsion Rates
612.15 - Access to Instructional Materials
612.16 - Over-Identification and Disproportionately
612.17 - Prohibition on Mandatory Medication

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Section 700 - Business Operations

701 - Blank

 

702 - Annual Budget
702.01 - Fiscal Year
702.02 - Budget Planning, Preparation and Schedules
702.03 - Budget Adoption Process
 
703 - Blank
 
 
704 - Accounting System
704.01 - Deposits and Transfers
704.02 - Financial Records with GASB
​704.03 - Blank
704.04 - Audits
704.05 - Settlement of Claims
 
705 - Revenue
705.01 - Local, State, Federal, or Miscellaneous Revenue
705.02 - Blank
705.03 - Free Admissions Passes
705.04 - Gifts, Grants, and Bequests
 
706 - Expenditure
706.01 - Purchasing Procedures
706.02 - Petty Cash
706.03 - Bidding Procedures
706.04 - Vendor Relations
706.06 - Payment for Goods and Services

 

707 - Blank

 

708 - Blank

 

709 - Cash in School Building
 
710 - Disposition of School Property

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Section 800 - Support Services

801 - Transportation
801.01 - Student Transportation
801.02 - Blank
801.03 - Bus Scheduling and Routing
801.04 - Bus Safety Program
801.05 - Bus Driver Supervision
801.06 - Student Transportation for Extracurricular Activities
801.07 - Summer School Program Transportation Service
801.08 - Blank
801.09 - Blank
801.10 - Transportation in Inclement Weather
801.11 - Blank
801.12 - Student Transportation in Private Vehicles
 
802 - School Food Services
802.01 - School Food Program
802.02 - Blank
802.03 - Blank
802.04 - Food Service Records and Reports
802.05 - Free or Reduced Cost Meals Eligibility
 
803 - Blank
 
804 - Data Management
804.01 - Computer and Data Security
804.01R1 - Procedure for Breach of Computerized Personal Information
804.02 - Data & Records Retention
 
805 - Risk Management
805.01 - Insurance

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Section 900 - Buildings and Sites

901 - Blank
 
902 - Site Acquisition and Building Construction
902.01 - Buildings and Sites Long Range Planning
902.02 - Construction Plans and Specifications
902.03 - Blank
902.04 - Bids and Awards for Construction Contracts
 
903 - Maintenance, Operation and Management
903.01 - Security
903.02 - Blank
903.03 - Maintenance Schedule
903.04 - Blank
903.05 - Blank
903.06 - Buildings and Grounds - Records and Reports
 
904 - Blank
 
905 - Safety Program
905.01 - Facilities Inspections
905.02 - Annual Emergency Safety Plan
905.03 - Blank
905.04 - Blank
905.05 - Blank
905.06 - Accident Reports
905.07 - Safety Drills
905.08 - School Closings and Cancellations
905.09 - Eye Protective Devices

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Section 1000 - Community/Educational Agency Relations

1001 - Objectives
1001.00- Principles and Objectives for Community Relations
 
1002 - District Annual Report
 
1003 - Public Examination of District Records
 
1004 - Press, Radio and Television News Media
1004.01 - Media Relations
1004.02 - Press Releases, Conferences, and Interviews
1004.03 - Live Broadcast or Videotaping
 
1005 - Public Participation in the School District
1005.01 - Public Complaints
1005.02 - Parent Relations Goals
1005.03 - Parental Involvement in the School
1005.04 - Community Relations Goals
1005.05 - Blank
1005.06 - Community Resource Persons
1005.07 - Visitors to School
1005.08 - Public Conduct on School Premises
1005.09 - Blank
1005.10 - Distribution or Posting of Materials
1005.11 - Volunteers in the Schools
 
1006 - Use of District Facilities & Equipment
1006.01 - Community Use of School District Buildings, Site, and Equipment
1006.02 - Tobacco Free Environment
 
            1007 - Education Agency Relations

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