BOE Policy Manual

Ledyard Board of Education
Policy Manual


PART I

OPERATION OF THE LEDYARD SCHOOL SYSTEM

   
SERIES
ARTICLE 0 Mission-Goals-Objectives
0000
ARTICLE 1 Community Relations
1000
ARTICLE 2 Administration
2000
ARTICLE 3 Business & Non-Instructional Operations
3000
ARTICLE 4 Personnel -- Certified/Non-Certified
4000
ARTICLE 5 Students
5000
ARTICLE 6 Instruction
6000
ARTICLE 7 New Construction
7000


PART II

OPERATION OF THE LEDYARD BOARD OF EDUCATION

ARTICLE 9 Bylaws of the Board
9000

 



Mission Goals and Objectives


Index

0000

Mission and Functions

0100

Assuring Participation of the Mashantucket Pequot Indian Tribe in the Educational Program

0200

Goals and Objectives

0521

Equal Opportunity Plan

0521.1

Discrimination Complaint Procedure

0521.2

Commitment to Religious Neutrality

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Community Relations


Index

1110

Communications with the Public

1110.1

Parent Involvement

1110.1 R

Parent Involvement

1112

News Media Relations

1112 R

News Media Relations

1112.5

News Media Access to Students

1120

Public Participation at Board of Education Meetings

1140 

Distribution of Materials to and by Students

1140  R
Distribution of Materials to and by Students

1210

Parent-Community Organizations

1212

School Volunteers

1212 R

School Volunteers - Securing and Screening

1212

School Volunteer Registration Form

1212.1

Volunteers in the Athletic Program

1250

School Visitors

1311.1

Political Activities of District Employees

1312

Public Complaints

1312 R

Public Complaints

1312

Public Complaint Form

1313

Gifts to School Personnel

1313 R

Gifts to School Personnel

1314

Soliciting Funds From and By School Personnel

1316

Conduct on School Property

1321

Public Performances by Students

1321 R

Public Performances by Students

1322

Contests for Students

1322 R

Contests for Students

1323

Awards and Gifts to Students

1324

Soliciting Funds From and By Students

1324 R

Soliciting Funds From and By Students

1325

Advertising and Promotion

1330

Use of School Facilities

1330 R

Use of School Facilities

1330 F

Request for Use of School Facilities Form

1330 S

Fees for Use of School Facilities

1331

Smoking, Tobacco Usage and Possession of Marijuana Prohibited

1340

Access to School Procedures and Materials

1350

Senior Citizen Benefits

1411

Law Enforcement Agencies

1412

Fire Department/Fire Marshal

1500

Relations Between Associations and the Schools

1660

Cooperative Arrangements with Business and Industry

1700

Firearms Prohibited on School Property

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Administration


Index

2000

Concepts and Roles in Administration

2100

Administrative Staff Function

2100 C

Administrative Staff Organizational Chart

2112

Professional Development

2137  
Athletic Director

2140

Superintendent of Schools

2210

Administrative Leeway in Absence of Board Policy

2220

Representative and Deliberative Groups

2231

Policy and Regulation Systems

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Business


Index

3110

Budget Planning

3152

Spending Public Funds for Advocacy

3160

Transfer of Funds Between Categories

3240

Tuition Fees

3240-S

Tuition Fee Schedule

3250

Material/Services Fees,Charges

3250 R

Material/Services Fees,Charges

3260

Sale and Disposal of Books, Equipment and Supplies

3280

Donations and Bequests

3313

Relations with Vendors

3313 R

Relations with Vendors

3320

Purchasing Procedures

3320 R

Guidelines for Bids and Quotes

3324.1

Contracts

3434

Periodic Audit

3435

Fraud Prevention and Investigation

3440

Inventories

3453 School Activity Funds

3453 R

School Activity Funds

3510

Operation & Maintenance of Plant

3510.1

Indoor Air Quality Program

3513.1
Energy Conservation

3515.1

Automatic External Defibrillators

3516

Accident Prevention & Reporting

3516.4

Sex Offender Notification

3516.5

Sexual Offenders on School Property

3517

Security of Buildings & Grounds

3517 R

Security of Buildings & Grounds

3524.1 
Pest Management
3524.2
Green Cleaning Program

3532

Insurance

3533

Employee Bonds

3541

Transportation

3541.4

Transportation Equipment

3541.5

Transportation Complaints

3542
National Food Service Program

3542.1

Food Service

3542.22


Food Services -  Code of Conduct

3542.33


Food Sales Other than National School Lunch Program

 

3542.43

 
Charging School Meals


3560

Capital Outlay

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Personnel


Index

4100/4200

Certified Personnel

4111

Recruitment and Selection

4111.1

Affirmative Action

4111.3

Minority Staff Recruitment

4111.9

Approval of Employee Contracts

4112.4

Health Examination


4112.5
Security Check/Fingerprinting

4112.6

Personnel Records

4112.8

Employment of Relatives

4115

Supervision and Evaluation

4115.1/4215.1

Athletic Coaches

4115.1/4215.1

Evaluation of Athletic Coaches

4115.1

Coaches' Evaluation Form

4115.2

LHS Athletic Director

4117.4

Termination / Non-Renewal / Suspension

4117.5

Termination of Employment

4118.111 P/4218.111 
Nondiscrimination

4118.111 R/
4218.111 R

Discrimination Grievance Procedure

 
4118.111 F/4218.111 F

Personnel Discrimination/Harassment Complaint Form 

4118.112/4218.112

Sexual and Other Forms of Harassment

4118.112

Personnel Discrimination/Harassment Complaint Report

4118.113

Bullying

4118.113 R

Bullying

4118.13/4218.13

Conflict of Interest

4118.14/4218.14

Disabilities

4118.14 R

Disabilities

4118.231/4218.231

Alchohol, Drugs, and Tobacco

4118.231/4218.231 R

Alchohol, Drugs, and Tobacco

4118.234

Psychotropic Drugs

4118.234 R

Psychotropic Drugs

4118.24/4218.24

Staff-Student Relations

4118.4/4218.4

Electronic Mail

4118.5/4218.5

Acceptable Computer Network Use

4118.51/4218.51
Use of Electronic Communications and Social Media

4119/4219

Staff Conduct


4120

 Video Surveillance

4121

Substitute Teachers

4126

Consultants

4131

Staff Development

4131.1

Exchange Teaching

4131.1 R

Exchange Teaching

4131.5 R

Continuing Education Units

4132

Publications or Creation of Materials

4132.1

Copyrights and Patents

4133/4233

Travel Reimbursment

4134

Tutoring

4135/4235

Organizations / Units

4135.1

Agreement

4138/4238

Non-School Employment

4147

Employee Safety

4147.1

Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens

4148

Employee Protection

4150
Employee Compensation

4151.7

Short Term Leave - Personal

4152
Extended Leave of Absence

4154

Family and Medical Leave

4212.42
Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus Drivers

4213

Assignment / Transfer / Reassignment

4215

Evaluation / Supervision

4217.4

Dismissal / Suspension

4217.4 R

Dismissal / Suspension

4217.41 R

Just Cause

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Students


Index

5111

Admission, Placement & Ages of Attendance

5111.2

Foreign Exchange Students

5111.3
Determining Residency Status & Appeal Process

5111.3 R

Residency Verification Requirements

5111.3(a)
 
Residency Verification Notice
5111.3(b)  
Ledyard Residency Questionnaire
5111.3(c)  
Ledyard Residency Affidavit
5111.3(d)  
Required Residency Documentation Table
5111.3(e)  
Ledyard Change of Address Form
5111.3(f)  
Transportation Emergency Contact
5111.3(g)  
Authorization for Emergency & Custodial Decisions
5111.3(h)  
Release of Information
5114.12 
Student Handbooks 

5113

 Absences and Truancy

5113 R

Attendance and Excuses

5113.1

Certificate of Age

5114

Suspension & Expulsion / Due Process


5117

Attendance Areas

5118

Non-Resident Students

5118.1

Homeless Students

5118.2

Migrant Students

5121.3 
Academic Dishonesty 

5123

Promotion, Acceleration, Retention

5123 R

Promotion, Acceleration, Retention

5124

Reporting to Parents / Guardians

5125

Student Records, Confidentiality

5125 R

Student Records, Confidentiality

5125..11
Students Health/Medical Records

5126

Awards for Achievement

5131

Student Conduct

5131.1

Bus Conduct

5131.11

Video Surveillance

5131.5

Vandalism

5131.6

Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco Usage

5131.6 R

Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco

5131.6 C

Summarization of Drug and Alcohol Administration Guidelines

5131.7

Weapons and Dangerous Instruments

5131.8

Out-of-School Misconduct

5131.81

Electronic Devices

5131.82

Restrictions on Publications and Written or Electronic Material

5131.91

Hazing

5131.91 R

Hazing

5131.911

Bullying


5131.911 R
Bullying
5131.111
Video Surveillance

5132

Dress and Grooming

5134

Married/Pregnant Students

5141.3

Immunizations, Health Assessments & Screenings

5141.4

Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect

5141.5

Suicide Prevention & Intervention

5141.5 R

Suicide Prevention & Intervention

5141.5

Suicide Prevention & Intervention Report

5141.21 P

Administering Medication

5141.21 R
Administering Medication

5141.22 P

Communicable/Infectious Diseases

5141.22 R

Communicable/Infectious Diseases

5141.23  
Head Lice

5141.24

Life-Threatening Allergies

5141.25   
Students with Special Healthcare Needs

5141.7

Student Sports - Concussions and Sudden Cardiac Arrest

5144

Discipline/Punishment

5144.1

Use of Physical Force - Physical Restraints(s)/Seclusion

5144 (A) R 

Middle/High School Discipline/Punishment

5144 (B) R

Elementary School Discipline/Punishment

5144.4 
Physical Exercise and Student Discipline
5145.11 
Police in the Schools

5145.12

Search & Seizure

5145.13

Student Surveys

5145.14

On-Campus Recruitment

5145.2

Freedom of Speech/Expression

5145.5

Sexual Harassment

5145.5

Harassment Report Form

5145.71

Surrogate Parent/Guardian Program

5145.111
Students/Probation/Police/Courts

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Instruction


Index

6110 


School Day Schedules

6111

School Calendar

6112

School Days

6114

Emergencies & Disaster Preparedness

6114.3

Bomb Threats

6140

Curriculum

6140 R

Curriculum

6140.3

In-School Presentations by Outside Groups

6141.2

Recognition of Religious Beliefs & Customs

6141.2 R

Recognition of Religious Beliefs & Customs

6141.31

Bilingual-Bicultural Education

6141.321

Technology and Instruction

6141.321 R

Technology and Instruction

6141.321

Appendix A

6141.321

Appendix B Elementary Internet Access Form

6141.321

Appendix C

6141.321

Appendix D

6141.321

Appendix E Middle/High School Internet Access Form


6141.323 
 
Internet Acceptable Use: Filtering
6141.5 
Advanced Placement and College Level Courses 

6142.101

School Wellness Policy

6142.2

Multiculturalism

6142.63 
Swimming Pool Safety Requirements and Student Aquatic Activities

6144

Controversial Issues

6145

Extra-Class Activities: Limited Open Forum

6145.1

Extracurricular Activity Program

6145.3

Student Publications

6145.3 R

Student Publications

6145.4

Student Performances and Exhibitions

6145.5

Organizations / Associations

6146

Graduation Requirements

6146.1

Grading System

6146.2

Statewide Proficiency-Mastery Examinations

6153

School Sanctioned Trips

6153 R

School Sanctioned Trips

6153-F

School Sanctioned Trip Request Form

6154

Homework

6154 R

Homework

6158

Alternate Education Program

6159

Special Education Program

6161

Equipment, Books and Supplies


6161-F

Request For Approval of Software Installation

6161.1

Instructional Materials: Provision/Selection

6161.2

Care of Instructional Materials

6161.2 R

Care of Instructional Materials

6161.3

Comparability of Services: Title 1

6161.7

Use of Proprietary Software

6161.7

Request for Approval of Software

6162.6

Use of Copying Devices

6162.6 R

Use of Copying Devices

6162.7

Backup Copies of Computer Software

6162.7 R

Backup Copies of Computer Software

6163.1

Media Center Materials: Provision, Selection

6164.11

Drugs, Tobacco, Alcohol

6164.12

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

6164.2
Comprehensive School Counseling Program

6171.2 

Pre-School Special Education 

6172

Participation in Charter School Programs

6172.3

Home Education of Children

6172.4

Title I Parent Involvement

6172.4

Appendix A - District Level Parental Involvement Compact

6172.4

Appendix B - School Level Parental Involvement Compact

6172.4 R

Title I Parent Involvement

6172.6 
Online Courses and Virtual Classrooms 

6172.11
Relations to Charter Schools
6172.12 
Participation in Magnet School Programs
6173
Homebound Hospital Instruction

6176.1

Ledyard Regional Agri-Science Program

6176.22

Agri-Science & Technology Advisory Committee

6177

Use of Commercially Produced Video Recordings

6177 R

Use of Commercially Produced Video Recordings

6180

Evaluation of the Instructional Program

6181

Evaluation of the Special Education Program

6200

Adult Continuing Education

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New Construction


Index

7100

Facility Planning

7115

Educational Specifications

7230.2

Indoor Air Quality Design Requirements

7551

Naming Facilities

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Bylaws


Index

9000

Role of the Board and Members (Powers, Purposes, Duties)

9010

Limits of Authority

9015

Board Member Complaints

9020

Public Statements

9030

Commitment to Democratic Principles

9110

Number of Members, Terms of Office, Oath of Office

9120

Officers

9125

Attorney

9131

Committee of the Whole

9132

Board Committees

9132.1

Negotiations Committee Charge

9132.2

Finance Committee Charge

9132.3

Facilities and Land Use Committee Charge

9132.4

Policy Committee Charge

9132.5

Strategic Planning Committee Charge

9140

Board Representatives

9150

Board Consultants

9160 
Student Members of the Board of Education 

9222

Resignation, Removal from Office

9230

New Board Member Orientation

9250

Remuneration and Reimbursement

9260

Board Member Protection

9270

Conflict of Interest

9271

Code of Ethics

9300

Methods of Operation

9301

Recruitment and Appointment of Superintendent

9311

Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Policies

9312

Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Bylaws

9313

Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Administrative Regulations

9314

Suspension of Policies, Bylaws and Regulations

9321

Time, Place and Notification of Meetings

9321.1

Board Work Sessions

9322

Public and Executive Sessions

9323

Construction of the Agenda

9325

Meeting Conduct

9325.1

Quorum

9325.3

Parliamentary Procedures, Rules of Order

9326

Minutes

9327

Electronic Mail Communications


9327.1

Board Member Use of Social Media

9330

Board, School District Records

9350

Hearings

9400

Monitoring Products, Processes

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