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BOE Policies
Updated: August 27, 2014 at 11:30 a.m.
Welcome to the Board of Education policies. The Policy Revision Date is highlighted if the policy has been revised during the 2014-15 fiscal year. You may access policies by using the Search, the Bookmarks, scrolling the complete list below, or the BOE Policy Index by Number and Index by Subject. All policies are in Adobe PDF format. BOE Policies with an asterisk (*) have been administratively updated in 2014-15 for alignment with the district's organizational chart, according to BOE Resolution 2014-18.

5300: Health Services
5400: Special Education
2300: Crisis Management & Prevention 5450: Athletics
2350: Safety Services 5500: Student Enrollment & Records
6000: Learning Services
3400: Financial Services 6250: Instruction
3500: Payroll 6400: Curriculum
3600: Information Services & Technology 6900: Career & Technical Education
3700: Employee Benefits & Insurance Management 7000: Operations
4000: Human Resources 7100: Building Program
4200: HR - Licensed Staff 7200: Building Maintenance
4500: HR - Classified Staff 7300: Transportation
4600: Staff Development 7400: Nutrition Services
5100: Student Services
5200: Support Services  
 
 
Policy Revision Date
0100
Organization of the Board
July 2008
Functions of the Board of Education
April 2012
Board of Education of Education Agendas and Meetings
January 2010
BOE Code of Conduct
July 2008
Requests for Information - Board of Education
July 2008
President
July 2008
Vice President
August 1973
Clerk and Assistant Clerk
November 1994
Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer
July 1991
Legal Services
August 2012
Auditing Services
April 2004
Board of Education Audit Committee
April 2004
Superintendent of Schools
August 2008
Selection of School Name
September 1997
Expenses - Board of Education Members
August 2008
Equipment, Supplies, & Services - Board of Education
July 2007
Travel and Expenditures by Board of Education
November 2008
Attendance at School and District Wide Events by BOE
January 1998
Board Community Relations
August 2008
Complaints Against Employees
September 1997
Integration and Diversity
February 2009
Civil Rights Resolution
August 1996
Professional Development for Board of Education Members
August 2008
Energy Management Conservation
August 1996
 
 
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1100: Administration                                           
Administrative Employees Who Report to the Superintendent
March 1999
Sexual Harassment of Employees
June 2006
Sexual Harassment of Pupils
June 2006
Education of Homeless Children and Youth
June 2009
Harassment of Pupils - Based on Race, Color, Religion, Gender, National Origin, or Disability
June 2001
Harassment of Employees - Based on Race, Color, Religion, Gender, National Origin, Age, or Disability
August 2012
Tobacco Free Policy for All District-Owned Property
February 2011
1151 Possession of Firearms on District Property August 2014
Diversity, Equity and Accountability Committee
February 2009
Rules of Ethical Conduct - Employees
November 2005
1171 Gifts to Persons April 2011
Anticipated School District Enrollment
February 2006
Closing of Attendance Centers
February 2006
Alternative Programs
September 2001
Administration and Organization of the School Program
June 2007
School Themes
February 2006
Magnet School Programs
March 2010
Eligibility of Pupils on Special Assignment
November 2007
Class Size, Numerical Standards - Secondary
May 2011
Length of School Year
October 2000
Organization of the School Day, Middle and High Schools
April 2008
Guidelines for Scheduling Classes
January 2013
Schedule Changes
October 2007
Full Time Pupils
October 2007
Class Size, Numerical Standards Elementary
March 2006
Internet and Online Services
April 2009
Acceptable Use of Computers, Networks, Internet, E-mail - Employees
September 2013
1231a Acceptable Use Contract for Employees September 2013
1231b Guidelines for the Use of Social Media September 2013
Acceptable Use of Computers, Networks, Internet, E-mail, Telephone - Students
January 2013
1232a Acceptable Use Contract for Students April 2002
Coordination of Special Area Instruction
September 2006
Staff Meetings
November 2007
School Parties - Elementary and Secondary
March 2008
Initiations
March 2008
Pre-Kindergarten Programs
March 1999
Kindergarten Programs
March 1999
Middle and High School Lunch Period Activities
January 2008
Pupil Supervision
March 2008
Elementary Lunch Period Activities
October 2007
Kindergarten Orientation
January 1995
Student Transition
April 2008
Building Orientation for Newly Assigned Teachers
September 2006
Establishing School Attendance Areas
October 2009
Recruitment of Pupils by Non-school Organizations for Foreign-Domestic Study
November 2007
Release of Pupils for Community Events
March 2008
Contracting for Photographs of Pupils
January 2008
Concealed Observations
March 2000
Development of School Emblems
November 2007
Commercial Advertising
January 2010
Commercial or Proprietary Functions
February 2003
Employee Fund Raising Campaigns
February 2003
Financial Campaigns And Money Raising Projects
February 2003
Donations - Computer Technology, Equipment, Materials & Supplies
August 2013
Elementary Summer School
June 2006
Secondary Summer School
June 2006
High School Diplomas
March 2006
Graduation Exercises
February 2008
Senior Convocation
March 2008
Selection of Pupils for Participation in Student Activities
November 2008
Pupil Survey of Teaching Performance
June 2006
School-Age Programs
September 2006
Pupil Attendance
June 2011
Reporting Process - Pupils Not Attending School and Inexcusably Absent Pupils (Truant)
June 2011
Pupil Behavior - Assault and/or Battery of Staff Member
April 2005
Pupil Discipline and Staff Responsibilities
March 1999
Pupil Behavior - Regulations
May 2008
Pupil Behavior - Alcohol, Drugs Paraphernalia, and or Other Controlled Substances
December 2010
Possession or Use of Weapons
September 2008
Drug Detection Dogs
December 2008
Pupil Grievance Procedure
July 2008
Search and Seizure - School Facilities
December 2008
Search and Seizure - Pupils and Their Personal Possessions
October 2007
Conference with Parents
June 2011
Pupil Make Up Work
March 2010
Standardized Dress Code Regulations
May 2009
Standardized Dress Code Waiver Form
November 2003
Pupil Make Up Time
March 2008
Excuses from Participation in Educational Activities - Personal, Religious, and Ethnic Considerations
March 2008
First Amendment Religious Rights
March 2006
Use of Religious Materials in Schools
September 2006
Ownership of Employee Products
February 2006
Flag Display
May 1995
Grant Proposal Development and Approval
March 1999
Grants, Gifts, & Donations - Limit Maintained in Building Activity Funds
July 2004
Grant Project Implementation and Management
March 1999
1785 Wichita Public Schools Gift Funds December 2012
1786 Mini-Grants: Education EDGE and Other Mini-Grants January 2013
1790 Evaluation of Instructional Programs March 2011
Needs Assessment
March 2011
Comprehensive Assessment System
October 2011
Publication of Summative Assessment Results
October 2011
Pupil Assessment
September 2006
Report to Parents on Pupil Progress
September 2006
Participation in Test Norming Studies
October 2011
Pupil Rights & Parent Involvement
November 2010
Research Council
March 2011
Research Projects
March 2011
Curriculum and Instructional Research
March 2011
School Community Relations & Publications
May 2011
News Media Relations
April 2011
Public Access to Records – and Kansas Open Records Act
June 2007
Distribution of Published Material on Public School Grounds
March 2008
Partner Activities
April 2011
School Volunteers
April 2011
2131 Tutoring April 2011
2200 Parent and Community Support Network February 2011
School Site Councils
August 2006
Parent Teacher Groups
October 2007
Visitors
October 2007
Contact of Employees on School Premises
November 2005
2219 Distribution of Political Materials February 2006
Community Agencies
February 2006
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2300 Crisis Prevention and Management April 2011
2305 Emergency Closing of Schools April 2011
2306 Emergency Authority for Principals April 2011
2310 Weather Warning April 2011
2311 Tornado Drills April 2011
2312 Safety, Building Use During Tornado April 2011
2313 Safety, Shelter Areas During Natural Disasters April 2011
2320 Safety, Fire Safety April 2011
2321 Reporting Fires April 2011
2325 Safety, School Safety Patrols April 2011
2330 Civil Preparedness April 2011
2331 Bomb Threat April 2011
2332 Unauthorized Demonstrations April 2011
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  2350: Safety Services Top
2350 School Security Personnel April 2011
2351 School Safety and Security Incident Reporting April 2011
2352 School Security During Extra Activities April 2011
2353 School Security Uniforms April 2011
2360 Pupil Safety and Protection April 2011
2361 Law Enforcement Contact with Pupils April 2011
2370 Vehicular Traffic - Regulations and Procedures April 2011
2380 Substance Abuse Prevention April 2011
2381 Substance Abuse Intervention April 2011
2390 Issuance of Door Keys April 2011
2391 Vandalism, Break-ins, and Thefts April 2011
2392 Remuneration for Vandalism, Break-ins, and Thefts April 2011
 
 
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Vendors
September 2012
Purchase Specifications
June 2007
Requirements for Issuance & Receipt Of Competitive Bids & Proposals
February 2009
Determination of Competitive Bid and Proposal Award - Non-Construction
June 2012
Authorization to Purchase
May 2012
Appealing Purchasing Specifications or Recommendations - Non-Construction
June 2012
Requirements for Online Issuance and Receipt of Competitive Bids and Services
September 2008
Credit Procurement Cards
August 2010
3308 Accepting Credit-Debit Cards and Internet Payments August 2010
Cellular and Wireless Telephones and Communication
October 2009
3315 Use of Movable Equipment May 2012
Disposition of Surplus or Obsolete Supplies or Equipment
July 2006
3320 Vendors (Services) July 2014
Purchasing or Contracting for an Emergency Situation
July 2006
Disadvantaged (DBE) and Woman-Owned (WBE) Business Enterprises Purchasing
June 2009
3350 Receiving Delivered Materials from the Supply Department January 2012
3355 Fixed Asset Accounting System  December 2011
3360 Adding or Deleting Items from Stock January 2012
 
 
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Mileage Compensation for In-District Travel
November 2006
Compensation for Out of District Travel
November 2006
Petty Cash Funds
November 2006
3412 Bond Compliance February 2011
3414 Fund Balances December 2011
Investment of Idle Funds
November 2006
3420 Administering School Activities and School Activity Funds April 2011
School Activity Accounts
November 2006
School Related Organization Funds
November 2006
Textbook Rental Fees
November 2006
Books and Supplies for Indigent Pupils
November 2006
3450 Community Use of Buildings, Grounds, and Equipment April 2011
 
 
 
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3500 Payroll Deductions for Employees (Optional) February 2008
Payroll Accounting
February 2013
Pay Periods for District Personnel
November 2006
Purchase of Tax Sheltered Annuities
August 2010
3520 Payroll Deductions or Withholding from Employees' Wages September 2013
 
 
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Use of Telephones
January 2013
Electronic Data Security
May 2011
Electronic Mail System (E-mail)
May 2011
 
 
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3700 Replacing Damaged, Stolen, or Missing Items April 2011
Insurance
April 2011
District Liability
April 2011
Pupil Insurance
April 2011
Workers Compensation Insurance
October 2011
Notary Public Service
April 2011
Employee Assistance Program
November 2012
Accident Reporting Procedures
April 2011
Use of Private Passenger Aircraft
April 2011
 
 
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4000: Human Resources                           
Equal Opportunity Employment
November 2005
Certification Licensing
November 2005
Assignment and Transfer
October 2011
Assignments and Transfers to Newly Established Regular and or Special Schools
November 2005
Employment of Administrative Personnel
August 2012
Administrative Employee Evaluation
November 2005
Administrator Concerns
March 2012
Reassignment of Contract Days for Administrative Employees
July 1989
Administrators Reduction in Force Procedures and Recall
March 2011
Evaluation of Superintendent
July 2010
4049 Drug Free Workplace June 2012
Medical Examination
August 2012
Substance Abuse Program for Employees
March 2012
Handling Blood and Body Fluids
March 1999
Employee Organizations
August 2010
Temporary Leave for Employee Organization
August 2012
Strikes by Employees
July 1994
Jury Duty
July 1985
Attendance and Absence
September 2007
Classified Attendance Standards
September 2007
Voluntary Early Retirement Program
June 2011
Retirement Benefits
October 2013
4072 Employment of KPERS Retirees as Administrators and Teachers June 2010
Flexible Spending Account
July 2003
Disability Benefits
August 2012
Temporary Disability
August 1992
Family and Medical Leave
March 2012
Leave of Absence for Victims of Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault
June 2007
Military Leave
June 2007
4088 Whistleblower August 2012
Temporary Leave with Salary Reduction
April 2001
Temporary Professional Leave
August 2012
Automatic Extended Leaves of Absence
July 1987
Extended Leaves - Special
July 1988
Summer School Staffing
July 1994
Arrest of an Employee
March 1999
Employment and Assignment of Relatives
January 2014
Legal Counsel for BOE Members & for the Supt & Other District Employees
June 1981
Employment of Coaches Aides
November 2011
Compliance with Health Insurance Portability Act 1996
August 2012
Compliance with Fair Labor Standards Act
June 2007
 
 
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4200 Negotiations with Teachers Unit August 2012
Joint Study Committee
April 2001
Allocations of Professional Positions
November 2005
Building Staff Adjustment Recommendations
September 2007
Assignment of Inexperienced Teachers
November 2005
Teacher Selection and Assignment
August 2012
Assignment and Transfer of Special Area Teachers
August 2012
Substitute Teachers
July 2013
Securing a Substitute
September 2001
Teacher Dismissal
November 2005
Nonrenewal of Probationary Teacher Contract
November 2011
Untimely Resignations
August 2012
Addendum Contracts
August 2012
Job Sharing Opportunities
November 2005
 
 
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4500: HR - Classified Staff                                    
Request for Classified Personnel
October 2011
Assignment
July 2013
Wage and Salary Administration
September 2013
Salary Placement Procedures
November 2005
Overtime and Overtime Pay (A-Jc)
July 2013
Overtime and Overtime Pay (K-Z)
June 2011
Longevity Payments
September 2013
Classified Employee Protection
October 2011
Employment Benefits
July 2013
Extended Leaves
November 2012
Temporary Leave of Classified Personnel
October 2013
Employment Requirements
July 2013
Orientation and Inservice Training
September 2013
Rest Periods
July 1994
Vacation
October 2013
Classification Plan
October 2013
Staff Quality Improvement System
July 2003
Suspension and/or Dismissal
June 1995
Probationary Status
November 2013
Terminations
October 2011
Classified Reduction in Force
August 2010
Grievance Procedures
August 2012
Custodial Service
October 2008
Major Emergency Work
November 2011
Joint Study Committees - Classified
July 1971
Classified Employee - BOE Meetings on Employment Practices
August 2012
 
 
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Inservice Education
September 2006
School District Personnel Serving as Instructors-Consultants for Inservice Activities
September 2006
Payment for Inservice Activities
August 2006
Local Inservice Education Plan
September 2006
Student Observers
March 2011
Student Teachers
March 2011
Cooperating Teachers
March 1999
 
 
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5100: Student Services        
Pupil Classroom Discipline
March 1999
Suspension and or Expulsion of Pupils
September 2008
Alternative to an Extended Suspension or Expulsion
August 2007
Suspension/Expulsion Hearing Decorum
January 2008
5116 Emergency Safety Interventions September 2013
Reporting Suspected Child Abuse and or Neglect
September 2013
Pupil Screening, Pre-assessment, and Intervention Activities
September 1997
 
 
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Guidance and Counseling
July 2011
School Psychology Services
July 2011
 
 
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Health Services
July 2011
Communicable Disease Control and Prevention
July 2011
Exclusion of Persons - Communicable Diseases
July 2011
Care of Medical Emergencies
July 2011
Medical and Dental Excuses
July 2011
Pupil Appointments for Health Reasons
July 2011
Compulsory Immunization Requirement
July 2011
Administering Medication During School Hours
July 2011
Prescribed Special Health Care Services
July 2011
Treatment of Student Allergies
July 2011
Health Appraisal
July 2011
Health Screening
July 2011
 
 
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5400: Special Education             
General Policies for Special Education
June 2011
Special Education Program Standards
June 2011
Provision of Least Restrictive Environment for Disabled Pupils
June 2011
Due Process & Procedures Related To Access To & Denial Of Special Education Services
June 2011
Organizational Considerations for Providing Special Education Services
June 2011
Identification, Evaluation, Placement, and Provision of Services for Exceptional Pupils
June 2011
Feeding of Disabled Pupils
June 2011
Compliance with Medicaid Billing Requirements
July 2011
Instructional Programs in Psychiatric/Substance Abuse Units in Hospitals
September 1997
Programs for Delinquent Pupils in Institutions
November 2012
Homebound and Hospitalized Instruction For Pupils
July 2011
Class Size Caseload
July 2011
 
 
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  5450: Athletics Top
5450 Competitive Athletics - Middle Schools
July 2011
5451 Competitive Athletics - High Schools
July 2011
5452 Funding Competitive Athletics in Middle Schools
July 2011
5453 Funding Competitive Athletics in High Schools
July 2011
5454 Athletic Activity Budgets
July 2011
5455 Student Activity Ticket Accounting
July 2011
5456 Sports Practice During the Regular School Day
July 2011
5457 Recruitment of High School Student Athletes
July 2011
5458 Lighted Football and Track Facilities May 2011
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Construction and Maintenance of Student Records
March 2014
Privacy of Student Records
March 2014
Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) Guidelines
January 2014
Publication Consent Form
March 2014
5502 Student Privacy July 2014
School Contact With Noncustodial Parents
March 2014
Resident Enrollment and Admissions
March 2014
Non-resident Enrollment and Admission
January 2010
Enrollment Certification Graduation of Foreign Students
March 2014
Foreign Exchange Students
March 2014
Desegregation and Educational Equity Plan Pupil Assignments
July 1999
Special Assignment of Pupils
February 2011
 
 
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Curriculum Program
September 2006
Instructional Delivery and Formative Assessment Program
September 2006
Summative Assessment Program
October 2011
Formative Assessment Program
September 2006
Restructuring for No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
December 2008
Textbook Adoption Procedures
September 2006
School District Publisher Relationship
September 2006
Workbooks for Adopted Textbooks
September 2006
6023 Accounting for and Disposal of Textbooks, Supplemental Books, and Library Books January 2013
General Procedures for the Selection of Instructional Materials and Development of Instructional Material Catalogs
September 2006
Distribution of Free and Inexpensive Materials
June 2009
Experimental Instructional Materials
October 2011
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 Top
English for Speakers of Other Languages
September 2006
Elementary Time Allotments
August 2006
Enrollment and Classifying Pupils
June 2011
Program of Studies for Secondary Schools
October 2011
Course Credit - Secondary
May 2011
Issuing Credit for Travel and or Field Experiences
March 2008
Pupil Placement - Elementary
August 2007
Acceleration
August 2006
Instructional Organization of Pupils
August 2006
Promotion Elementary to Middle School, Middle to High School
August 2006
Graduation Rule
February 2014
Graduation Requirements for Students with Disabilities
November 2012
Homework
March 2010
Selection Criteria for Honor Roll and Honorable Mention
August 2006
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 Top
Copyrights
October 2011
Curriculum Guides
June 2006
Curriculum Courses - New and Revised
June 2006
Relationship Between Tax Supported Cultural & Scientific Institutions & USD 259
February 2006
Library Media and Textbook Services Department
January 2014
General Criteria for Selection of Library Media
June 2006
Cable Television Operation and Programming
July 2001
General Criteria for Selection and Use of Electronic Media
June 2006
General Criteria for Media Maintenance
June 2006
Criteria for Use of Videotapes, DVDs, and Other Non-Print Media
June 2006
Placement, Use, and Transfer of Instructional Equipment
May 2011
Human Growth and Development
March 2013
English Language Arts
March 1999
Funding English Language Arts Extracurricular Activities
September 2006
District Owned Journalism Equipment
November 1998
Student Publications
September 2001
Mathematics Education
September 2006
Social Studies Education
September 2006
Science Education
September 1997
Art Education
December 2007
Safety, Art Education Laboratories
July 1991
Music Education
November 2012
Rehearsal & Performance By In-School Musical Groups
March 1999
District Honor Groups In Music
March 1999
School District Owned Musical Instruments
September 2006
Health & Health Education K-5
September 2006
Physical Education
December 2005
Contests & Activities
August 2006
Reading
December 2006
Cultural Proficiency Education
February 2009
Executive High School Internship Program
April 2008
Safety on Stages
March 1999
Safety, Eye-Protective Devices in Laboratories
September 2006
Safety Responsibilities - Curriculum Area Personnel
October 2011
 
 
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  6900: Career & Technical Education Top
6900 Career and Technical Education Programs May 2011
6901 Career Education May 2011
6902 Business Education May 2011
6903 Computer Studies May 2011
6904 Credit for High School Students Enrolled in Area Postsecondary Career and Technical Education Programs May 2011
6905 Family and Consumer Sciences May 2011
6906 Child Development Centers May 2011
6907 Middle School Technology Education May 2011
6908 Acquiring and Disposing of Used Cars in Auto Mechanics May 2011
6909 Construction and Launching of Model Rockets May 2011
6910 Safety - Technical Education Labs May 2011
6911 Use of Instructional Power Equipment May 2011
Note: Driver Education policies are renumbered 6930-6935 and on Inactive Status. May 2011
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7000: Operations            
District Safety Committee
November 2011
Safety Responsibilities
November 2008
Safety, Working Situations
March 1999
Safety, Eye Protective Devices in Work Areas
March 1999
Safety, Asbestos Control
November 2008
Safety, Hazardous Wastes
November 2008
7021 Handling of Hazardous Chemical November 2011
Fuel and Energy Conservation
March 1999
Responsible Use of Animals
November 2011
7045a Responsible Use of Animals in the Classroom Guidelines August 2006
Environment
March 1999
Paper Conservation
November 2011
Use of Electrical Equipment Near Swimming Pools
March 1999
Participation in Funding of Public Improvement Projects
November 2008
School District Owned Vehicles
March 1999
 
 
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7100: Building Program        
Building Improvements
March 1999
Minor Capital Outlay and Safety Projects
November 2008
Floor Coverings
March 1999
Private Funding of Building and Site Improvements
November 2008
Volunteer Labor
November 2008
7109 Area Carpets February 2014
Portable Classroom Units
March 1999
Artificial Cooling of New and Existing School Buildings
March 1999
Artificial Cooling of Administrative Offices in Existing School Buildings
March 1999
Gifts of Window Air Conditioning Units
March 1999
7130 Construction Contractors and Major Subcontractors - Approval Requirements June 2012
Criteria for Awarding Construction Contracts to Bidders
June 2012
Change Orders to Construction Contracts
March 1999
7143 Appealing Purchasing Specifications or Recommendations - Construction June 2012
Equal Employment Opportunity on BOE Construction Projects
March 1999
Architectural Services
January 2009
Acquisition of Real Property
March 1999
Planning, Providing, and Maintaining School Facilities
March 1999
Planning Building Capacities
March 1999
Acquisition of Improved Property
March 1999
Disposal of Surplus Real Property
March 1999
Long-term Lease or Rental of School District Facilities
March 1999
 
 
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Maintenance Service
March 1999
Service Orders, Additional Equipment for Special Occasions
March 1999
 
 
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Transportation of Pupils
March 1999
7301 Pupil Transportation - Private Vehicles November 2012
7302 Procedures for Initiating and Recommending Changes in Pupil Transportation Services February 2014
7303 Transportation of Special Education Pupils June 2011
7305 School Trips November 2012
School Bus Safety and Discipline
February 2009
School Bus Denial, Suspension, or Revocation of Service
February 2009
Transporting Non-reimbursable Pupils
August 1996
Late Run Buses and Pass Card Buses
August 1996
Provision of Transportation Services Because of Hazardous Traveling Conditions
February 2009
 
 
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Nutrition Services Programs
November 2012
Free and Reduced Price Meals
March 2009
Collection of Food Services Monies
March 2009
 
 
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Student Wellness: Overview
January 2012
Student Wellness: Health Education
January 2012
Student Wellness: Physical Activity
December 2005
Student Wellness: Nutrition Guidelines for Students
November 2012
 
 
 

 

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