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1000 Series (22 Files)
Legal Status and Authority of the Board (2 Files)
Download 1000 - Legal Status of the Board and School District
Download 1010 - Board Authority and Duties
Governing Principles and Goals (20 Files)
Download 1100 - Governing Principles
Download 1200 - Governing Principle -- Student Success
Download 1300 - Governing Principle -- Parental Involvement
Download 1310/4002 - Governing Principle -- Title I Parental Involvement
Download 1400 - Governing Principle -- School Initiatives
Download 1500 - Governing Principle -- Safe, Orderly and Inviting Environment
Download 1510/4200/7270 - Safety
Download 1600 - Governing Principle -- Professional Development
Download 1610/7800 - Professional and Staff Development
Download 1700 - Governing Principle -- Removal of Barriers
Download 1710-4021-7230 - Prohibition Against Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment
Download 1730/4022/7231 - Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities
Download 1736/4026/7236 - Sexual Harassment
Download 1740/4010 - Student and Parent Grievance Procedure
Download 1741/7221 - Notification of Title IX Grievance Procedure
Download 1742/5060 - Responding to Complaints
Download 1745/4027 - Sexual Harassment Complaint
Download 1750/7220 - Grievance Procedure for Employees
Download 1760 - Prohibition Against Retaliation
Download 1800 - Governing Principle -- Stewardship of Resources
2000 Series - BOARD OPERATIONS (32 Files)
Board Operations (2 Files)
Download 2000 - Operational Goals of the Board
Download 2010 - Board and Superintendent Relations
Board Members (9 Files)
Download 2100 - Board Member Legal Status
Download 2110 - Board Member Elections
Download 2115 - Unexpired Term Fulfillment
Download 2116 - Removal from Office
Download 2120 - Code of Ethics for School Board Members
Download 2121 - Board Member Conflict of Interest
Download 2122 - Role of Board Members in Handling Complaints
Download 2123 - Board Member Opportunities for Development
Download 2130 - Board Member Compensation and Expenses
Officers and Committees (3 Files)
Download 2200 - Election of Officers/Organization of Board
Download 2210 - Duties of Officers
Download 2220 - Official School Spokesperson
Board Meetings (9 Files)
Download 2300 - Board Meetings
Download 2310 - Public Participation at Board Meetings
Download 2320 - Compliance with the Open Meetings Law
Download 2321 - Closed Session
Download 2330 - Board Meeting Agenda
Download 2335 - Advance Delivery of Meeting Materials
Download 2340 - Parliamentary Procedures
Download 2341 - Quorum
Download 2342 - Voting Methods
Board Policies (8 Files)
Download 2400 - Board Policies
Download 2420 - Adoption of Policies
Download 2430 - Dissemination and Preservation of Policies
Download 2440 - Policy Review and Evaluation
Download 2450 - Suspension of Board Policies
Download 2460 - Administration in Policy Absence
Download 2470 - Administrative Procedures
Download 2475 - School Rules
Board Consultants and Liaisons (1 Files)
Download 2600 - Consultants to the Board
3000 Series - EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM (38 Files)
Goals and Objectives (2 Files)
Download 3000 - Goals, Objectives, Vision, and Mission of the Educational Program
Download 3001 - Academic Rigor/Dropout Prevention
Curriculum Development, Delivery and Evaluation (7 Files)
Download 3100 - Curriculum Development
Download 3101 - Dual Enrollment
Download 3102 - Transfer Credit
Download 3110 - Innovation in Curriculum and Instruction
Download 3115 - Curriculum and Instructional Guides
Download 3120 - Lesson Planning
Download 3140 - Evaluation of Instructional Programs
Instructional Materials (7 Files)
Download 3200 - Selection of Textbooks and Supplementary Materials
Download 3210 - Parental Inspection and Objection to Instructional Materials
Download 3220 - Technology in the Educational Program
Download 3225/7320 - Technology Responsible Use
Download 3226-4205 - Internet Safety
Download 3227/7322 - Web Page Development
Download 3230/7330 - Copyright Compliance
Time for Learning (3 Files)
Download 3300 - School Calendar and Time for Learning
Download 3320 - School Trips
Download 3330/4050 - Moment of Silence
Student Performance (13 Files)
Download 3400 - Evaluation of Student Progress
Download 3405 - Transition Plans
Download 3410 - Testing and Assessment Program
Download 3420 - Student Progression and Placement
Download 3430 - School Improvement Plan
Download 3431 - Conflict Resolution
Download 3435 - Safe, Orderly and Caring Schools
Download 3440 - Recognizing Excellence
Download 3450 - Class Rankings
Download 3460 - Graduation Requirements
Download 3461 - Determining Second Language Proficiency
Download 3465 - Graduation Exercises
Download 3470/4305 - Alternative Programs
Special Curriculum Objectives (4 Files)
Download 3510 - Religious-Based Exemptions from School Programs
Download 3520 - Special Education Programs/Rights of Disabled Students
Download 3530 - Citizenship and Patriotism
Download 3540 - Comprehensive Health Education Program
Services and Activities to Support the Educational Program (2 Files)
Download 3610 - Counseling Program
Download 3620 - Extracurricular Activities and Student Organizations
4000 Series - STUDENTS (70 Files)
Student Focus (11 Files)
Download 1310-4002 - Title I Parental Involvement
Download 1710-4021-7230 - Prohibition Against Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment
Download 1730/4022/7231 - Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities
Download 1736/4026/7236 - Sexual Harassment
Download 1740/4010 - Student and Parent Grievance Procedure
Download 1745/4027- Sexual Harassment Complaints for Students
Download 3330/4050 - Moment of Silence
Download 4001 - Equal Educational Opportunities
Download 4023 - Education for Pregnant and Parenting Students
Download 4040/7310 - Staff-Student Relations
Download 4050 - Children of Military Families
Admission and Assignment (12 Files)
Download 4100 - Age Requirements for Initial Entry
Download 4110 - Immunization and Health Requirements for School Admission
Download 4115 - Behavior Standards for Transfer Students
Download 4120 - Domicile or Residence Requirements
Download 4125 - Homeless Students
Download 4130 - Discretionary Admission
Download 4135 - Tuition for Discretionary Admissions
Download 4150 - School Assignment
Download 4151 - Appeal of Admission Decisions
Download 4152 - School Choice (No Child Left Behind)
Download 4155 - Assignment to Classes
Download 4160 - Foreign Exchange Students
Safety (14 Files)
Download 1510/4200/7270 - Safety
Download 3226/4205 - Internet Safety
Download 4202/5029/7272 - Service Animals in Schools
Download 4210 - Release of Students from School
Download 4215 - Closed Lunch
Download 4220 - Student Insurance Program
Download 4221 - Sports Medicine/Student Athletic Trainers
Download 4225 - Automated External Defibrillator
Download 4230 - Communicable Diseases
Download 4230.5 - Short Term Communicable Diseases
Download 4231 - Managing Medical Emergencies
Download 4232 - Cheerleader Safety
Download 4240 - Child Abuse - Reports and Investigations
Download 4250-5075-7316 - North Carolina Address Confidentiality Program
Student Behavior (29 Files)
Download 3470/4305 - Alternative Programs
Download 4300: Student Behavior Policies
Download 4301 - Authority of School Personnel
Download 4302 - School Plan for Management of Student Behavior
Download 4303 - Student Dress Code
Download 4307 - Disciplinary Action for Exceptional Children/Disabled Students
Download 4310 - Integrity and Civility
Download 4311 - Student Social Events
Download 4315 - Disruptive Behavior
Download 4316 - Conduct on a School Vehicle
Download 4320 - Tobacco Products
Download 4325 - Drugs and Alcohol
Download 4330 - Theft, Trespass and Damage to Property
Download 4331 - Assaults, Threatening Acts, and Harassment
Download 4333 - Weapons, Bomb, Biological, or Chemical Threats and Clear Threats to Safety
Download 4335 - Criminal Behavior
Download 4340 - Interviews and Investigations
Download 4341 - Parental Involvement in Behavior Issues
Download 4342 - Student Searches
Download 4345 - Student Discipline Records
Download 4350 - Summary Suspension
Download 4351 - Short-Term Suspension
Download 4352 - Removal of Student During the Day
Download 4353 - Long-Term Suspension, 365 Days Suspension, Expulsion
Download 4354 - Due Process Guarantee
Download 4355 - Corporal Punishment
Download 4356 - Detention
Download 4361 - Student Discipline Hearing Procedures for Long-Term or 365 Days Suspension
Download 4362 - Requests for Readmission of Students Suspended for 365 Days or Expelled
Attendance (1 Files)
Download 4400 - Attendance
SUSPENSION (1 Files)
Download 4350 - Summary Suspension
Student Fees (1 Files)
Download 4600 - Student Fees
Student Records (1 Files)
Download 4700 - Student Records
5000 Series - COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIPS (21 Files)
Relationship with Parents and the Community (15 Files)
Download 1742/5060 - Responding to Complaints
Download 4202/5029/7272 - Service Animals in Schools
Download 4250-5075-7316 - North Carolina Address Confidentiality Program
Download 5000 - Schools and the Community
Download 5010 - Parent Organizations
Download 5011 - By-laws for Volunteer Organizations
Download 5015 - School Volunteers
Download 5020 - Visitors to the Schools
Download 5025 - Prohibition of Alcoholic Beverages
Download 5027/7275 - Weapons and Explosives Prohibited
Download 5030 - Community Use of Facilities
Download 5031 - Community Use of Activity Buses
Download 5040: News Media Relations
Download 5050 - Emergency Closings
Download 5070 - Public Records
Relationship with Other Governmental Agencies (2 Files)
Download 5110 - Relationship with County Commissioners
Download 5120 - Relationship with Law Enforcement
Involvement with Outside Organizations and Individuals (4 Files)
Download 5210 - Distribution of Non-School Material
Download 5220 - Collections and Solicitations
Download 5225 - Fund Raising
Download 5240 - Advertising in the Schools
6000 Series - SUPPORT SERVICES (42 Files)
Student Health Services (5 Files)
Download 6100 - Goals of Student Health Services
Download 6120 - Student Health Services
Download 6121 - Do Not Resuscitate/Do Not Intubate
Download 6125 - Administering Medicines to Students
Download 6140 - Student Wellness
Student Food Services (6 Files)
Download 6200 - Goals of Student Food Services
Download 6210 - Organization of Student Food Services
Download 6220 - Operation of Student Food Services
Download 6225 - Free and Reduced Price Food Services
Download 6230 - Competitive Food Sales
Download 6235 - Free Food Service: Selected Employees
Student Transportation Services (10 Files)
Download 6300 - Goals of Student Transportation Services
Download 6305 - Safety and Student Transportation Services
Download 6310 - Organization of Student Transportation Services
Download 6315 - Drivers
Download 6320 - Use of Student Transportation Services
Download 6321 - Bus Routes
Download 6322 - Student Assignment to Buses
Download 6325 - Parking Areas for Students
Download 6330 - Insurance for Student Transportation Services
Download 6340 - Transportation Service/Vehicle Contracts
Purchasing Function (10 Files)
Download 6400 - Goals of the Purchasing Function
Download 6401 - Ethics and the Purchasing Function
Download 6402 - Participation by Historically Underutilized Businesses
Download 6410 - Organization of the Purchasing Function
Download 6420 - Contracts with the Board
Download 6425 - Continuing Contracts
Download 6430 - State Purchasing Requirements for Equipment, Materials and Supplies
Download 6440 - Local Purchasing Requirements for Equipment, Materials and Supplies
Download 6442 - Vendor Lists
Download 6450 - Purchase of Services
Equipment, Materials and Supplies (11 Files)
Download 6500 - Goals of Equipment, Materials and Supplies Services
Download 6510 - Organization of Equipment, Materials and Supplies Services
Download 6512 - Liability on School Owned Vehicles
Download 6520 - Use of Equipment, Materials and Supplies
Download 6521 - Personal Use of Equipment, Materials and Supplies
Download 6522 - Use of Equipment, Materials and Supplies by Non-School Groups
Download 6523 - Use of Computers
Download 6525 - Instructional Materials Services
Download 6530 - Resource Conservation
Download 6540 - Hazardous Materials
Download 6550 - Vandalism
7000 Series - PERSONNEL (65 Files)
Recruitment and Selection of Personnel (6 Files)
Download 7100 - Recruitment and Selection of Personnel
Download 7105 - Criminal History Check
Download 7110 - Information Provided by Applicant
Download 7115 - Employment, Supervision and Evaluation of Relatives
Download 7120 - Employee Health Certificate
Download 7130 - Licensure
Work Environment (16 Files)
Download 1510/4200/7270 - Safety
Download 1710-4021-7230 - Prohibition Against Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment
Download 1730/4022/7231 - Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities
Download 1736/4026/7236 - Sexual Harassment
Download 1741/7221 - Notification of Title IX Grievance Procedures
Download 1750/7220 - Grievance Procedure for Employees
Download 4202/5029/7272 - Service Animals in Schools
Download 5027/7275 - Weapons and Explosives Prohibited
Download 7240 - Drug-Free and Alcohol-Free Workplace
Download 7241 - Drug and Alcohol Testing
Download 7250 - Use of Tobacco Products
Download 7255 - Dress Code for School Personnel
Download 7260 - Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
Download 7262 - Communicable Diseases Employees
Download 7265 - Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Science Laboratories
Download 7280 - Solicitation of Staff
Staff Responsibilities (7 Files)
Download 3225/7320 - Technology Responsible Use
Download 3227/7322 - Web Page Development
Download 3230/7330 - Copyright Compliance
Download 4040/7310- Staff-Student Relations
Download 4250-5075-7316 - North Carolina Address Confidentiality Program
Download 7300 - Staff Responsibilities
Download 7315 - Confidential Information
Specific Employment Relationships (8 Files)
Download 7400 - Job Descriptions
Download 7401 - Delegation of Authority to Assistant Principals
Download 7410 - Career Status
Download 7425 - School Administrator Contracts
Download 7430 - Substitute Teachers
Download 7440 - Assignments/Reassignments/Transfers
Download 7450 - Twelve Month Custodian
Download 7460 - Educational Requirements for Paraprofessionals
Workday and Absences (2 Files)
Download 7500 - Workday
Download 7505 - Compliance with State Board of Education Employment Policies
Leave (Sick Leave, Personal Leave, Annual Leave, Compensatory Leave (6 Files)
Download 7510 - Leave
Download 7515 - Early Return to Work
Download 7520 - Family and Medical Leave
Download 7530 - Military Leave
Download 7540 - Voluntary Shared Leave
Download 7550 - Absences Due to Inclement Weather
Benefits (4 Files)
Download 7610 - Defense of Board Employees
Download 7620 - Payroll Deductions
Download 7630 - Local compensation for Advanced Licensure
Download 7640 - Event Pass for Retired Staff
Non-Job Related Activities (4 Files)
Download 7710 - Membership in Professional Organizations
Download 7720 - Employee Political Activities
Download 7730 - Employee Conflict of Interest
Download 7740 - Professional Publishing
Development and Evaluation (7 Files)
Download 1610/7800 - Professional and Staff Development
Download 7805 - Superintendent Evaluation
Download 7810 - Evaluation of Licensed Employees
Download 7811 - Plans for Growth and Improvement of Licensed Employees
Download 7815 - Evaluation of Non-Licensed Employees
Download 7820 - Personnel Files
Download 7821 - Petition for Removal of Personnel Records
Separation (5 Files)
Download 7900 - Resignation
Download 7910 - Retirement
Download 7920 - Professional Personnel Reduction in Force
Download 7930 - Career Employees: Demotion and Dismissal
Download 7950 - Probationary Teachers: Nonrenewal
8000 Series - FISCAL MANAGEMENT (15 Files)
Fiscal Goals (1 Files)
Download 8000 - Fiscal Goals
Budget Process (2 Files)
Download 8100 - Budget Planning and Adoption
Download 8110 - Budget Resolution
Revenue Sources (2 Files)
Download 8210 - Grants and Funding for Special Projects
Download 8220 - Gifts and Bequests
Fiscal Accountability (6 Files)
Download 8300 - Fiscal Management Standards
Download 8310 - Annual Independent Audit
Download 8320 - Depositories
Download 8325 - Daily Deposits
Download 8330 - Facsimile Signatures
Download 8340 - Insurance
Separate Accounts (1 Files)
Download 8410 - Individual School Accounts
Personnel Duties (3 Files)
Download 8510 - School Finance Officer
Download 8520 - School Treasurer
Download 8530 - Fidelity Bonds
9000 Series - FACILITIES (17 Files)
Facility Planning and Construction (5 Files)
Download 9000 - Planning for Facility Needs
Download 9010 - Site Selection
Download 9020 - Facility Design
Download 9030 - Facility Construction
Download 9040 - Relocatable Classrooms
Selection and Use of Architects and Contractors (4 Files)
Download 9110 - Selection and Use of Architects
Download 9120 - Bidding for Construction Work
Download 9125 - Participation by Women and Minority-Owned Businesses
Download 9130 - Supervision of Construction Contracts
Care and Maintenance (5 Files)
Download 9200 - Care and Maintenance of Facilities
Download 9205 - Pest Management
Download 9210 - Care and Maintenance of Grounds and Outdoor Equipment
Download 9220 - Security of Facilities
Download 9230 - Buildings & Grounds
Naming Facilities (1 Files)
Download 9300 - Naming Facilities
Sale and Disposal (2 Files)
Download 9400 - Sale and Disposal of Board-Owned Real Property
Download 9410 - Sale and Disposal of Surplus Property