POLICIES FOR RANGELY SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-4

SECTION A - FOUNDATIONS AND BASIC COMMITMENTS

Section A contains policies, regulations and exhibits on the district’s legal role in providing public education and the basic principles underlying school board governance.  These policies provide a setting for all of the school board’s other policies and regulations.  Included in this section are policies on nondiscrimination, educational philosophy and accountability.

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AC

AC-R

AC-E-1

AD

ADA

ADC

ADD

ADF

AE

AED*

School District Legal Status

Nondiscrimination-Equal Opportunity.pdf

Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity (Complaint and Compliance Process) – Regulation

Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity – Exhibit

School District Mission

School District Educational Goals and Objectives

Tobacco-Free Schools

Safe Schools

School Wellness

AccountabilityCommitment to Accomplishment

Accreditation

SECTION B - SCHOOL BOARD GOVERNANCE AND OPERATIONS

Section B contains policies, regulations and exhibits about the school board -- how it is elected; how it is organized; how it conducts meetings and how it operates. This section includes policies establishing the board’s internal operating procedures as well as policies on board communications and policy adoption.

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BBA

BBBB

BBBC-BBBD

BBBE

BBBG

BC

BC-R

BCB

BDA

BDB

BDG

BE

BEAA

BEDA

BEDB

BEDD

BEDG

BEDH

BG

BGA

BID-DIE

School Board Legal Status

School Board Powers and Responsiibilities

Board Member Oath of Office

Board Member Resignation-Removal

Unexpired Term Fulfillment-Vacancies

Board Elections

School Board Member Conduct.

School Board Member Financial Disclosure.

Board Member Conflict of Interest.

Board Organizational Meeting.

Board Officers.

School Attorney-Legal Services.

School Board Meetings

Electronic Participation in School Board Meetings

Notification of School Board Meetings.

Agenda

Rules of Order

Minutes.

Public Participation at School Board Meetings.

School Board Policy Process

Policy Implementation.

Board Member Compensation and Expenses-Insurance-Liability

SECTION C - GENERAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION

Section C contains policies, regulations and exhibits on school management, administrative organization and school building and department administration. It includes the administrative aspects of special programs and system wide reforms such as school or site-based management. It also contains personnel policies regarding the superintendent, senior administrators (management team) and school principals.

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CBB

CBD

CBF

CBI

CBIA

CH

CHB

CHCA

CHD

Qualification/Powers and Responsibilities of Superintendent

Recruitment of Superintendent

Superintendent’s Contract

Superintendent’s Contract

Evaluation of Superintendent

Public Inspection of Superintendent's Evaluation

Policy Implementation

Board Review of Regulations

Handbooks and Directives

Administration in the Absence of Policy

SECTION D - FISCAL MANAGEMENT

Section D contains policies, regulations and exhibits on school finances and the management of funds. It includes policies on budget, banking, accounting, pur¬chasing and payroll. Policies on the financing of school construction and renova¬tion, however, are filed in Section F - Facilities Development.

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DB

DBD

DBD-E-2

DBG

DBJ

DBK

DEA

DEB

DFA

DG

DH

DID

DID-R

DJB

DJB-R

DJE

DJF

DJG

DK

DKA

DKB

DKC

DN

Federal Fiscal Compliance

Annual Budget

Determination of Budget Priorities

Authorizing the Use of Fund Balance

Budget Adoption Process

Budget Transfers

Fiscal Emergencies

Funds From Local Tax Sources

Taxing and Borrowing

Revenues from Investments/Use of Surplus Funds

Banking Services (and Deposit of Funds)

Bonded Employees and Officers

Inventories

Inventories Procedures

Purchasing/Federal Funds Procedures

Purchasing Procedures

Bidding Procedures

Local Competitive Purchasing

Vendor Relations

Payment Procedures

Payroll Procedures Schedules

Salary Deductions

Expense Authorization/Reimbursement

School Properties Disposition

SECTION E - SUPPORT SERVICES

Section E contains policies, regulations and exhibits on non-instructional service and programs, particularly those on business management, safety, building and grounds management, office services, transportation and food services. Also Included are policies on busing, fire drills, vandalism, data management and insurance programs.

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EBAB

EBAB-R

EBB

EBBA-E

EBCA

ECA/ECAB

ECB

EDB

EDBA

EDC

EDCA

EEA

EEAC-R

EEAE

EEA-E

EEAEA

EEAEAA*

EEAEAA-R

EEAEG

EEAFB

EEAFB-R

EEA-R

EF

EFC

EFEA

EGAEA

EGAF

EHC

EI

Environmental and Safety Program

Hazardous Materials

Hazardous Materials — Regulation

Accident Prevention and Safety Procedures

Guidelines for Prevention of Disease/Infection transmission in schools

Disaster Plans

Security/Access to Buildings

Buildings and Grounds Mainenance

Maintenance and Control of Materials and Equipment

Maintenance and Control of Instructional Material

Authorized Use of School-Owned Materials or Equipment

Authorized Use of School Owned Laptop Computers

Student Transportation

Bus Scheduling and Routing — Regulation

Bus Safety Program

Transportation Contract

Bus Driver Responsibilities

Drug and Alcohol Testing for Bus Drivers

Drug and Alcohol testing for Bus Drivers.pdf

Use of Wireless Communication devices by bus drivers

Use of School Buses by Community Groups

Use of School Buses by Community Groups

Student Transportation

School Nutrition Program

Free and Reduced-Price Food Services

Nutritious Food Choices

Electronic Communication

Telephone Services

Safeguarding Personal Identifying Information

Insurance Program/Risk Management

SECTION F - FACILITIES PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Section F contains policies, regulations and exhibits on facility planning, financing, construction and renovation. It also includes the topics of temporary facilities, school closings, bond campaigns and naming facilities.

FCB

FCC

FD

FDA

FEA

FEB

FEGB

FF

Closing Schools

Temporary School Facilities

Facilities Funding

Bond Campaigns

Educational Specifications for Construction

Architect Engineer Construction Manage

Contractors Affidavits and Guarantees

Naming Facilities

SECTION G - PERSONNEL

Section G contains policies, regulations and exhibits on all school employees except the superintendent (found in Section C - General Administration). The category is divided into three main divisions: GB contains policies applying to all school employees or to general personnel matters; GC refers to instructional and administrative staff; and GD refers to support or classified staff.

GBA

GBAA

GBB

GBEA

GBEA-E-1

GBEA-E-2

GBEA-R

GBEB

GBEB-A

GBEBA

GBEBC

GBEC

GBED

GBEE

GBEE-E

GBGA

GBGA-E

GBGA-R

GBGB

GBGE

GBI

GBJ

GBJA*

GBK

GBK-E

GC

GCA

GCAA

GCB

GCBC

GCE/GCF

GCE/GCF-R

GCF/GDF/GCG/GDG

GCFA

GCGB

GCI

GCID

GCJ

GCKAA*

GCK/CFC

GCL

GCM

GCM(D/E)

GCO

GCQA

GCQA-R

GCQC/GCQD

GCQE

GCQE-R

GCUA

GD

GDBD

GDD

GDE/GDF

GDE/GDF-R

GDI

GDQC

Open Hiring Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Sexual Discrimination and Harassment

Staff Involvement in Decision Making

Staff Ethics/Conflict of Interest

Staff Ethics/Conflict of Interest — Exhibit

Code of Ethics of the Education Profession

Staff Ethics Conflict

Staff Conduct and Responsibilities

Staff Conduct with Students

Staff Dress Code

Gifts to and Solicitations by Staff

Drug-Free Workplace (Drug and Alcohol Use by Staff Members)

Staff No Smoking/Smoking

Staff Use of the Internet and Electronic Communications

Staff Use of the Internet and Electronic Communications (Annual Acceptable Use Agreement) — Exhibit

Staff Health (and Physical and Mental Health Examination Requirements)

Staff Health (and Physical and Mental Health Examination Requirements)

Staff Health (Staff Members with HIV/AIDS/Communicable Diseases) — Regulation

Staff Personal Security and Safety

Staff Maternity/Paternity/Parental Leave

Staff Participation in Political Activities

Personnel Records and Files

Disclosure of Information to Prospective Employers

Staff Concerns/Complaints/Grievances

Rangely School District RE-4 Formal Grievance Form

Professional Staff

Professional Staff Positions

Alternatively Prepared Teachers

Professional Staff Contracts and Compensation

Professional Staff Supplementary Pay Plans/Overtime

Professional Staff Recruiting/Hiring

Professional Staff Recruiting/Hiring — Regulation

Professional/Support Staff Hiring/Part time and Substitute Staff Employment

Hiring of Instructional Staff-Portability of Nonprobationary Status

Arrangements for Substitutes

Professional Staff Development

Professional Staff Training, Workshops and Conferences

Professional Staff Probation, Tenure and Seniority

Teacher Displacement

Professional Staff Assignments and Transfers/Assignment and Transfer of Building Administrators

Professional Staff Schedules and Calendars/Professional Staff Office Hours

Professional Staff Work Load

Instructional/Administrative Staff Extra Duty

Evaluation of Licensed Personnel

Instructional Staff Reduction in Force

Instructional Staff Reduction in Force — Regulation

Resignation of Instructional Staff/Administrative Staff

Retirement of Professional Staff

Employment of Retired Employees ("110-110" Contracts)

Distribution of Teacher Association Materials

Support/Classified Staff

Support Staff Fringe Benefits

Support Staff Vacations and Holidays

Support Staff Recruiting/Hiring

Support Staff Recruiting-Hiring

Support Staff Probation, Tenure and Seniority

Retirement of Support Staff

SECTION H - NEGOTIATIONS

Section H contains policies, regulations and exhibits on the process of negotiating with bargaining units recognized by the school board and authorized under state law.

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None

SECTION I - INSTRUCTION

Section I contains policies, regulations and exhibits on the instructional program. This section covers basic curricular subjects, special programs, instructional re¬sources and academic achievement. It includes policies about the school year, school day, grading, graduation requirements, home schooling, school library and media center, textbook selection and adoption, field trips, teaching methods and school ceremonies.

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IGA

IGD

IHAM

IHAM-R

IHAMA

IHBB

IHBG

IHC

IHCDA

IHCDA-R

IIB

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IJL

IJLA

IJL-R

IJOA

IJOA-R

IKA

IKAB

IKB

IKB=E

IKF

IKF-1

IKFB-R

IL

ILA

ILA-2

ILBB

ILBC

ILBC-R

IMA

IMB

IMDB

School Year/School Calendar/Instruction Time

Organization of Instruction

Curriculum Development

Curriculum Adoption

Health Education

Health Education (Exemption Procedure) — Regulation

Teaching about Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco

Gifted and Talented Education

Home Schooling

Extended Instructional Programs - College Classes for Seniors

Postsecondary Options/Concurrent Enrollment

Postsecondary Options/Concurrent Enrollment — Regulation

Class Size

Instructional Resources and Materials

Library Materials Selection and Adoption

Summary of the District Review Procedure

Pre-Shelving Process Library Materials, Books, and Videos

Field Trips

Field Trips — Regulation

Grading/Assessment Systems

Report Cards/Progress Reports

Homework

Ensuring All Students Meet Standards

Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

Graduation Exercises

Evaluation of Instructional Programs

Testing/Assessment Programs

State Testing Programs

State Program Assessments

Literacy and Reading Comprehension Assessments (Third Grade Literacy)

Procedures to implement the Colorado READ Act

Teaching Methods

Teaching about Controversial/Sensitive Issues

Flag Displays

SECTION J - STUDENTS

Section J contains policies, regulations and exhibits on students -- admissions, at¬tendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline, suspension and expul¬sion, health and welfare, records, publications and school-related activities.

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JBB*

JEA

JEB

JEB-R

JF

JFAB

JFABA

JFABD

JFADB-R

JFABE

JFBA

JFBA-R

JFBA-E

JFBB

JFBB-R

JFC

JFC-R

JG

JH

JHB

JHB-R

JIC

JIC-R

JICA

JICC-R

JICDA

JICDE

JICEA

JICEA-R

JICED*

JICF

JICF-R

JICG

JICH

JICI

JID

JIE/JIG

JIH

JIHB

JII

JII-R

JJ

JJF

JJI

JJI-E

JJI-R-1

JJI-R-2

JJJ

JJJ-R

JK

JK-R

JK*-2

JKA

JKA-R

JKBA

JKBA*-R

JKD JKE

JKD/JKE-R

JKD/JKE-E

JKF*

JKF*-R

JKG*

JLC

JLCA

JLCB

JLCB-R

JLCC

JLCC-R

JLCDA

JLCD-R

JLCD-E

JLCE

JLD

JLDAC

JLDAC-E

JLF

JLF-E

JLF-R

JLF-R-1

JLF-R-2

JLI

JLIA

JLIB

JLIB-R

JLJ

JQ

JRA/JRC

JRA/JRC-E-1

JRA/JRC-E-2

JRA/JRC-E-3

JRA/JRC-R

JRCA*

JRCB

JRCB-R

JS

JS* - E-1

JS* - E-2

Equal Educational Opportunities

Sexual Harassment

Compulsory Attendance Ages

Entrance Age Requirements

Procedure for Early Entrance Preschool and/or Kinder

Admission and Denial of Admission

Continuing Enrollment of Students Who Become Nonresidents

Nonresident Tuition Charges

Homeless Students

Homeless Students — Regulation

Part-time Enrollment of Home School Students

Intra-District Choice/Open Enrollment

Intra-District Choice/Open Enrollment — Regulation

Request for Open Enrollment

Inter-District Choice/Open Enrollment

Inter-District Choice/Open Enrollment

Student Withdrawal from School/Dropouts

Student Withdrawal from School/Dropouts — Regulation

Assignment of New Students to Classes and Grade Levels

Student Absences and Excuses

Truancy

Truancy Procedure for Student Non-Attendance

Student Conduct

Student Conduct

Student Dress Code

Student Conduct on Buses

Code of Conduct

Bullying Prevention and Education

School-Related Student Publications

School-Related Student Publications (School Publications Code) — Regulation

Student Expression Rights

Secret Societies/Gang Activity

Secret Societies/Gang Activity — Regulation

Use of Tobacco by Students

Drug and Alcohol Use by Students

Weapons in School

Students of Legal Age

Pregnant/Married Students

Student Interrogations, Searches and Arrests

Parking Lot Searches

Student Concerns, Complaints, and Grievances

Student Concerns, Complaints and Grievances — Regulation

Student Activities (Cocurricular and Extracurricular)

Student Activities Funds

Student Athletics

Student Drug Testing

Student Athletics Rules

Student Athletics Awards

Extracurricular Activity Eligibility

Extracurricular Activity Eligibility — Regulation

Student Discipline

Student Discipline-Regulation

Discipline of Students with Disabilities

Corporal Punishment

Use of Physical Intervention and Restraint - Regulation

Disciplinary Removal from Classroom

Disciplinary Removal from Classroom — Regulation

Suspension Expulsion of Students

Suspension/Expulsion of Students - Regulation

Grounds for Suspension/Expulsion — Exhibit

Educational Alternatives for Expelled Students

Educational Alternatives for Expelled Students — Regulation

Expulsion Prevention

Student Health Services and Records

Physical Examinations of Students

Immunization of Students

Immunization of Students — Regulation

Communicable/Infectious Diseases

Communicable/Infectious Diseases

Student with Food Allergies

Administering Medicines to Students — Regulation

Permission for Medication — Exhibit

First Aid and Emergency Medical Care

Guidance and Counseling

Screening/Testing of Students (and Treatment of Mental Disorders)

Notification of Rights Under the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA) – Exhibit

Reporting Child Abuse/Child Protection

Child Protection

Reporting Child Abuse/Child Protection — Regulation

Reporting Child Abuse/Child Protection - Procedures

Reporting Child Abuse/Child Protection

Student Safety

Supervision of Students

Student Dismissal Precautions

Student Dismissal Precautions — Regulation

Physical activity policy - elementary students be given opportunity to engage in specified amounts of physical activity

Student Fees, Fines and Charges

Student Records/Release of Information on Students

Student Records/Release of Information on Students (Notification to Parents and Students of Rights Concerning Student School Records) — Exhibit

Opt-Out Form for Disclosure of Information to Military Recruiters

Opt-Out Form for Student Image Publishing

Student Records/Release of Information of Students

Sharing of Student Records/Information between School District and State Agencies

Privacy and Protection of Confidential Student Information

Privacy and Protection of Confidential Student Information - Regulation

Student use of Internet and Electronic Communications

Responsible Use Agreement Computers, the Computer Network and the Internet Parent Permission Form

Student Use of the Internet and Electronic Communications (Annual Acceptable Use Agreement) - Exihibit

SECTION K - SCHOOL-COMMUNITY-HOME RELATIONS

Section K contains policies, regulations and exhibits on parent and community involvement in schools. Except for policies concerning education agencies, statements on public sector relations with school districts also are located in this section. Policies found in this section include parents’ rights, public information and complaints, community use of school facilities, advertising in the schools and public information and communications.

KB

KBA

KBA-E

KD

KDB

KDBA

KDDA

KDE

KEC-E

KF

KF-R

KFA

KHB

KI

Parent Involvement in Education

District Title I Parent and Family Engagement

School-Level Title I Parent Involvement Policy (School/Parent Compact) — Exhibit

Public Information and Communications

Public’s Right to Know/Freedom of Information

Parent Notification of Employee Criminal Charges

Press Releases, Conferences and Interviews

Crisis Management (Safety, Readiness, and Incident Management Planning)

Public Concerns/Complaints about Instructional Resources

Community Use of School Facilities

Community Use of School Facilities — Regulation

Public Conduct on School Property

Advertising in Schools

Visitors to Schools

SECTION L - EDUCATION AGENCY RELATIONS

Section L contains policies, regulations and exhibits on the school district’s relationship with other education agencies including other school systems, regional or service districts, private schools, colleges and universities, education research organizations and state and national education agencies. This section also contains policies on student teaching, charter schools and BOCES.

LBB

LBD

LBD-R

LC

LC-R

Cooperative Educational Programming

Relations with District Charter Schools

Relations with Distric Charter Schools (Procedures for Establishment, Review, Renewal, Revocation and Closure)

Relations with Education Research Agencies

Relations with Education Research Agencies (Research Testing Guidelines) – Regulation