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Folder 1000 Series (23 Files)
Sub Folder Legal Status and Authority of the Board (2 Files)
pdf file 1000 - Legal Status of the Board and School District
pdf file 1010 - Board Authority and Duties
Sub Folder Governing Principles and Goals (21 Files)
pdf file 1100 - Governing Principles
pdf file 1200 - Governing Principle -- Student Success
pdf file 1300 - Governing Principle -- Parental Involvement
pdf file 1310/4002 - Governing Principle -- Title I Parental Involvement
pdf file 1400 - Governing Principle -- School Initiatives
pdf file 1500 - Governing Principle -- Safe, Orderly and Inviting Environment
pdf file 1510/4200/7270 - Safety
pdf file 1600 - Governing Principle -- Professional Development
pdf file 1610/7800 - Professional and Staff Development
pdf file 1700 - Governing Principle -- Removal of Barriers
pdf file 1710-4021-7230 - Prohibition Against Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment
pdf file 1720-4015-7225 - Discrimination, Harassment, and Bullying Complaint Procedure
pdf file 1730/4022/7231 - Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities
pdf file 1736/4026/7236 - Sexual Harassment
pdf file 1740/4010 - Student and Parent Grievance Procedure
pdf file 1741/7221 - Notification of Title IX Grievance Procedure
pdf file 1742/5060 - Responding to Complaints
pdf file 1745/4027 - Sexual Harassment Complaint Procedure for Students
pdf file 1750/7220 - Grievance Procedure for Employees
pdf file 1760 - Prohibition Against Retaliation
pdf file 1800 - Governing Principle -- Stewardship of Resources
Folder 2000 Series - BOARD OPERATIONS (32 Files)
Sub Folder Board Operations (2 Files)
pdf file 2000 - Operational Goals of the Board
pdf file 2010 - Board and Superintendent Relations
Sub Folder Board Members (9 Files)
pdf file 2100 - Board Member Legal Status
pdf file 2110 - Board Member Elections
pdf file 2115 - Unexpired Term Fulfillment
pdf file 2116 - Removal from Office
pdf file 2120 - Code of Ethics for School Board Members
pdf file 2121 - Board Member Conflict of Interest
pdf file 2122 - Role of Board Members in Handling Complaints
pdf file 2123 - Board Member Opportunities for Development
pdf file 2130 - Board Member Compensation and Expenses
Sub Folder Officers and Committees (3 Files)
pdf file 2200 - Election of Officers/Organization of Board
pdf file 2210 - Duties of Officers
pdf file 2220 - Official School Spokesperson
Sub Folder Board Meetings (9 Files)
pdf file 2300 - Board Meetings
pdf file 2310 - Public Participation at Board Meetings
pdf file 2320 - Compliance with the Open Meetings Law
pdf file 2321 - Closed Session
pdf file 2330 - Board Meeting Agenda
pdf file 2335 - Advance Delivery of Meeting Materials
pdf file 2340 - Parliamentary Procedures
pdf file 2341 - Quorum
pdf file 2342 - Voting Methods
Sub Folder Board Policies (8 Files)
pdf file 2400 - Board Policies
pdf file 2420 - Adoption of Policies
pdf file 2430 - Dissemination and Preservation of Policies
pdf file 2440 - Policy Review and Evaluation
pdf file 2450 - Suspension of Board Policies
pdf file 2460 - Administration in Policy Absence
pdf file 2470 - Administrative Procedures
pdf file 2475 - School Rules
Sub Folder Board Consultants and Liaisons (1 Files)
pdf file 2600 - Consultants to the Board
Folder 3000 Series - EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM (38 Files)
Sub Folder Goals and Objectives (1 Files)
pdf file 3000 - Goals, Objectives, Vision, and Mission of the Educational Program
Sub Folder Curriculum Development, Delivery and Evaluation (7 Files)
pdf file 3100 - Curriculum Development
pdf file 3101 - Dual Enrollment
pdf file 3102 - Transfer Credit
pdf file 3110 - Innovation in Curriculum and Instruction
pdf file 3115 - Curriculum and Instructional Guides
pdf file 3120 - Lesson Planning
pdf file 3140 - Evaluation of Instructional Programs
Sub Folder Instructional Materials (7 Files)
pdf file 3200 - Selection of Textbooks and Supplementary Materials
pdf file 3210 - Parental Inspection and Objection to Instructional Materials
pdf file 3220 - Technology in the Educational Program
pdf file 3225/7320 - Technology Responsible Use
pdf file 3226-4205 - Internet Safety
pdf file 3227/7322 - Web Page Development
pdf file 3230/7330 - Copyright Compliance
Sub Folder Time for Learning (3 Files)
pdf file 3300 - School Calendar and Time for Learning
pdf file 3320 - School Trips
pdf file 3330/4050 - Moment of Silence
Sub Folder Student Performance (13 Files)
pdf file 3400 - Evaluation of Student Progress
pdf file 3405 - Transition Plans
pdf file 3410 - Testing and Assessment Program
pdf file 3420 - Student Progression and Placement
pdf file 3430 - School Improvement Plan
pdf file 3431 - Conflict Resolution
pdf file 3435 - Safe, Orderly and Caring Schools
pdf file 3440 - Recognizing Excellence
pdf file 3450 - Class Rankings
pdf file 3460 - Graduation Requirements
pdf file 3461 - Determining Second Language Proficiency
pdf file 3465 - Graduation Exercises
pdf file 3470/4305 - Alternative Programs
Sub Folder Special Curriculum Objectives (4 Files)
pdf file 3510 - Religious-Based Exemptions from School Programs
pdf file 3520 - Special Education Programs/Rights of Disabled Students
pdf file 3530 - Citizenship and Patriotism
pdf file 3540 - Comprehensive Health Education Program
Sub Folder Services and Activities to Support the Educational Program (3 Files)
pdf file 3610 - Counseling Program
pdf file 3620 - Extracurricular Activities and Student Organizations
pdf file 3640/5130 - Student Voter Registration
Folder 4000 Series - STUDENTS (71 Files)
Sub Folder Student Focus (12 Files)
pdf file 1310-4002 - Title I Parental Involvement
pdf file 1710-4021-7230 - Prohibition Against Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment
pdf file 1720-4015-7225 - Discrimination, Harassment, and Bullying Complaint Procedure
pdf file 1730/4022/7231 - Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities
pdf file 1736/4026/7236 - Sexual Harassment
pdf file 1740/4010 - Student and Parent Grievance Procedure
pdf file 1745/4027- Sexual Harassment Complaints Procedure for Students
pdf file 3330/4050 - Moment of Silence
pdf file 4001 - Equal Educational Opportunities
pdf file 4023 - Education for Pregnant and Parenting Students
pdf file 4040/7310 - Staff-Student Relations
pdf file 4050 - Children of Military Families
Sub Folder Admission and Assignment (12 Files)
pdf file 4100 - Age Requirements for Initial Entry
pdf file 4110 - Immunization and Health Requirements for School Admission
pdf file 4115 - Behavior Standards for Transfer Students
pdf file 4120 - Domicile or Residence Requirements
pdf file 4125 - Homeless Students
pdf file 4130 - Discretionary Admission
pdf file 4135 - Tuition for Discretionary Admissions
pdf file 4150 - School Assignment
pdf file 4151 - Appeal of Admission Decisions
pdf file 4152 - School Choice (No Child Left Behind)
pdf file 4155 - Assignment to Classes
pdf file 4160 - Foreign Exchange Students
Sub Folder Safety (15 Files)
pdf file 1510/4200/7270 - Safety
pdf file 3226/4205 - Internet Safety
pdf file 4201/7271 - Injury and Loss Prevention
pdf file 4202/5029/7272 - Service Animals in Schools
pdf file 4210 - Release of Students from School
pdf file 4215 - Closed Lunch
pdf file 4220 - Student Insurance Program
pdf file 4221 - Sports Medicine/Student Athletic Trainers
pdf file 4225 - Automated External Defibrillator
pdf file 4230 - Communicable Diseases
pdf file 4230.5 - Short Term Communicable Diseases
pdf file 4231 - Managing Medical Emergencies
pdf file 4232 - Cheerleader Safety
pdf file 4240 - Child Abuse - Reports and Investigations
pdf file 4250-5075-7316 - North Carolina Address Confidentiality Program
Sub Folder Student Behavior (28 Files)
pdf file 3470/4305 - Alternative Programs
pdf file 4300: Student Behavior Policies
pdf file 4301 - Authority of School Personnel
pdf file 4302 - School Plan for Management of Student Behavior
pdf file 4303 - Student Dress Code
pdf file 4307 - Disciplinary Action for Exceptional Children/Disabled Students
pdf file 4310 - Integrity and Civility
pdf file 4311 - Student Social Events
pdf file 4315 - Disruptive Behavior
pdf file 4316 - Conduct on a School Vehicle
pdf file 4320 - Tobacco Products
pdf file 4325 - Drugs and Alcohol
pdf file 4330 - Theft, Trespass and Damage to Property
pdf file 4331 - Assaults, Threatening Acts, and Harassment
pdf file 4333 - Weapons, Bomb, Biological, or Chemical Threats and Clear Threats to Safety
pdf file 4335 - Criminal Behavior
pdf file 4340 - Interviews and Investigations
pdf file 4341 - Parental Involvement in Behavior Issues
pdf file 4342 - Student Searches
pdf file 4345 - Student Discipline Records
pdf file 4350 - Summary Suspension
pdf file 4351 - Short-Term Suspension
pdf file 4352 - Removal of Student During the Day
pdf file 4353 - Long-Term Suspension, 365 Days Suspension, Expulsion
pdf file 4354 - Due Process Guarantee
pdf file 4356 - Detention
pdf file 4361 - Student Discipline Hearing Procedures for Long-Term or 365 Days Suspension
pdf file 4362 - Requests for Readmission of Students Suspended for 365 Days or Expelled
Sub Folder Attendance (1 Files)
pdf file 4400 - Attendance
Sub Folder SUSPENSION (1 Files)
pdf file 4350 - Summary Suspension
Sub Folder Student Fees (1 Files)
pdf file 4600 - Student Fees
Sub Folder Student Records (1 Files)
pdf file 4700 - Student Records
Folder 5000 Series - COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIPS (23 Files)
Sub Folder Relationship with Parents and the Community (16 Files)
pdf file 1742/5060 - Responding to Complaints
pdf file 4202/5029/7272 - Service Animals in Schools
pdf file 4250-5075-7316 - North Carolina Address Confidentiality Program
pdf file 5000 - Schools and the Community
pdf file 5010 - Parent Organizations
pdf file 5011 - By-laws for Volunteer Organizations
pdf file 5015 - School Volunteers
pdf file 5020 - Visitors to the Schools
pdf file 5024/6127/7266 - Emergency Epinephrine Auto-Injector Devices
pdf file 5025 - Prohibition of Alcoholic Beverages
pdf file 5027/7275 - Weapons and Explosives Prohibited
pdf file 5030 - Community Use of Facilities
pdf file 5031 - Community Use of Activity Buses
pdf file 5040: News Media Relations
pdf file 5050 - Emergency Closings
pdf file 5070 - Public Records
Sub Folder Relationship with Other Governmental Agencies (3 Files)
pdf file 3640/5130 - Student Voter Registration
pdf file 5110 - Relationship with County Commissioners
pdf file 5120 - Relationship with Law Enforcement
Sub Folder Involvement with Outside Organizations and Individuals (4 Files)
pdf file 5210 - Distribution of Non-School Material
pdf file 5220 - Collections and Solicitations
pdf file 5225 - Fund Raising
pdf file 5240 - Advertising in the Schools
Folder 6000 Series - SUPPORT SERVICES (43 Files)
Sub Folder Student Health Services (6 Files)
pdf file 5024/6127/7266 - Emergency Epinephrine Auto-Injector Devices
pdf file 6100 - Goals of Student Health Services
pdf file 6120 - Student Health Services
pdf file 6121 - Do Not Resuscitate/Do Not Intubate
pdf file 6125 - Administering Medicines to Students
pdf file 6140 - Student Wellness
Sub Folder Student Food Services (6 Files)
pdf file 6200 - Goals of Student Food Services
pdf file 6210 - Organization of Student Food Services
pdf file 6220 - Operation of Student Food Services
pdf file 6225 - Free and Reduced Price Food Services
pdf file 6230 - Competitive Food Sales
pdf file 6235 - Free Food Service: Selected Employees
Sub Folder Student Transportation Services (10 Files)
pdf file 6300 - Goals of Student Transportation Services
pdf file 6305 - Safety and Student Transportation Services
pdf file 6310 - Organization of Student Transportation Services
pdf file 6315 - Drivers
pdf file 6320 - Use of Student Transportation Services
pdf file 6321 - Bus Routes
pdf file 6322 - Student Assignment to Buses
pdf file 6325 - Parking Areas for Students
pdf file 6330 - Insurance for Student Transportation Services
pdf file 6340 - Transportation Service/Vehicle Contracts
Sub Folder Purchasing Function (10 Files)
pdf file 6400 - Goals of the Purchasing Function
pdf file 6401 - Ethics and the Purchasing Function
pdf file 6402 - Participation by Historically Underutilized Businesses
pdf file 6410 - Organization of the Purchasing Function
pdf file 6420 - Contracts with the Board
pdf file 6425 - Continuing Contracts
pdf file 6430 - State Purchasing Requirements for Equipment, Materials and Supplies
pdf file 6440 - Local Purchasing Requirements for Equipment, Materials and Supplies
pdf file 6442 - Vendor Lists
pdf file 6450 - Purchase of Services
Sub Folder Equipment, Materials and Supplies (11 Files)
pdf file 6500 - Goals of Equipment, Materials and Supplies Services
pdf file 6510 - Organization of Equipment, Materials and Supplies Services
pdf file 6512 - Liability on School Owned Vehicles
pdf file 6520 - Use of Equipment, Materials and Supplies
pdf file 6521 - Personal Use of Equipment, Materials and Supplies
pdf file 6522 - Use of Equipment, Materials and Supplies by Non-School Groups
pdf file 6523 - Use of Computers
pdf file 6525 - Instructional Materials Services
pdf file 6530 - Resource Conservation
pdf file 6540 - Hazardous Materials
pdf file 6550 - Vandalism
Folder 7000 Series - PERSONNEL (67 Files)
Sub Folder Recruitment and Selection of Personnel (6 Files)
pdf file 7100 - Recruitment and Selection of Personnel
pdf file 7105 - Criminal History Check
pdf file 7110 - Information Provided by Applicant
pdf file 7115 - Employment, Supervision and Evaluation of Relatives
pdf file 7120 - Employee Health Certificate
pdf file 7130 - Licensure
Sub Folder Work Environment (19 Files)
pdf file 1510/4200/7270 - Safety
pdf file 1710-4021-7230 - Prohibition Against Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment
pdf file 1720-4015-7225 - Discrimination, Harassment, and Bullying Complaint Procedure
pdf file 1730/4022/7231 - Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities
pdf file 1736/4026/7236 - Sexual Harassment
pdf file 1741/7221 - Notification of Title IX Grievance Procedures
pdf file 1750/7220 - Grievance Procedure for Employees
pdf file 4201/7271 - Injury and Loss Prevention
pdf file 4202/5029/7272 - Service Animals in Schools
pdf file 5024/6127/7266 - Emergency Epinephrine Auto-Injector Devices
pdf file 5027/7275 - Weapons and Explosives Prohibited
pdf file 7240 - Drug-Free and Alcohol-Free Workplace
pdf file 7241 - Drug and Alcohol Testing
pdf file 7250 - Use of Tobacco Products
pdf file 7255 - Dress Code for School Personnel
pdf file 7260 - Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
pdf file 7262 - Communicable Diseases – Employees
pdf file 7265 - Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Science Laboratories
pdf file 7280 - Solicitation of Staff
Sub Folder Staff Responsibilities (7 Files)
pdf file 3225/7320 - Technology Responsible Use
pdf file 3227/7322 - Web Page Development
pdf file 3230/7330 - Copyright Compliance
pdf file 4040/7310- Staff-Student Relations
pdf file 4250-5075-7316 - North Carolina Address Confidentiality Program
pdf file 7300 - Staff Responsibilities
pdf file 7315 - Confidential Information
Sub Folder Specific Employment Relationships (7 Files)
pdf file 7400 - Job Descriptions
pdf file 7401 - Delegation of Authority to Assistant Principals
pdf file 7425 - School Administrator Contracts
pdf file 7430 - Substitute Teachers
pdf file 7440 - Assignments/Reassignments/Transfers
pdf file 7450 - Twelve Month Custodian
pdf file 7460 - Educational Requirements for Paraprofessionals
Sub Folder Workday and Absences (2 Files)
pdf file 7500 - Workday
pdf file 7505 - Compliance with State Board of Education Employment Policies
Sub Folder Leave (Sick Leave, Personal Leave, Annual Leave, Compensatory Leave (6 Files)
pdf file 7510 - Leave
pdf file 7515 - Early Return to Work
pdf file 7520 - Family and Medical Leave
pdf file 7530 - Military Leave
pdf file 7540 - Voluntary Shared Leave
pdf file 7550 - Absences Due to Inclement Weather
Sub Folder Benefits (4 Files)
pdf file 7610 - Defense of Board Employees
pdf file 7620 - Payroll Deductions
pdf file 7630 - Local compensation for Advanced Licensure
pdf file 7640 - Event Pass for Retired Staff
Sub Folder Non-Job Related Activities (4 Files)
pdf file 7710 - Membership in Professional Organizations
pdf file 7720 - Employee Political Activities
pdf file 7730 - Employee Conflict of Interest
pdf file 7740 - Professional Publishing
Sub Folder Development and Evaluation (7 Files)
pdf file 1610/7800 - Professional and Staff Development
pdf file 7805 - Superintendent Evaluation
pdf file 7810 - Evaluation of Licensed Employees
pdf file 7811 - Plans for Growth and Improvement of Licensed Employees
pdf file 7815 - Evaluation of Non-Licensed Employees
pdf file 7820 - Personnel Files
pdf file 7821 - Petition for Removal of Personnel Records
Sub Folder Separation (5 Files)
pdf file 7900 - Resignation
pdf file 7910 - Retirement
pdf file 7920 - Professional Personnel Reduction in Force
pdf file 7930 - Career Employees: Demotion and Dismissal
pdf file 7950 - Probationary Teachers: Nonrenewal
Folder 8000 Series - FISCAL MANAGEMENT (16 Files)
Sub Folder Fiscal Goals (1 Files)
pdf file 8000 - Fiscal Goals
Sub Folder Budget Process (2 Files)
pdf file 8100 - Budget Planning and Adoption
pdf file 8110 - Budget Resolution
Sub Folder Revenue Sources (2 Files)
pdf file 8210 - Grants and Funding for Special Projects
pdf file 8220 - Gifts and Bequests
Sub Folder Fiscal Accountability (7 Files)
pdf file 8300 - Fiscal Management Standards
pdf file 8310 - Annual Independent Audit
pdf file 8320 - Depositories
pdf file 8325 - Daily Deposits
pdf file 8330 - Facsimile Signatures
pdf file 8340 - Insurance
pdf file 8341 - Limited Claim Settlement
Sub Folder Separate Accounts (1 Files)
pdf file 8410 - Individual School Accounts
Sub Folder Personnel Duties (3 Files)
pdf file 8510 - School Finance Officer
pdf file 8520 - School Treasurer
pdf file 8530 - Fidelity Bonds
Folder 9000 Series - FACILITIES (17 Files)
Sub Folder Facility Planning and Construction (5 Files)
pdf file 9000 - Planning for Facility Needs
pdf file 9010 - Site Selection
pdf file 9020 - Facility Design
pdf file 9030 - Facility Construction
pdf file 9040 - Relocatable Classrooms
Sub Folder Selection and Use of Architects and Contractors (4 Files)
pdf file 9110 - Selection and Use of Architects
pdf file 9120 - Bidding for Construction Work
pdf file 9125 - Participation by Women and Minority-Owned Businesses
pdf file 9130 - Supervision of Construction Contracts
Sub Folder Care and Maintenance (5 Files)
pdf file 9200 - Care and Maintenance of Facilities
pdf file 9205 - Pest Management
pdf file 9210 - Care and Maintenance of Grounds and Outdoor Equipment
pdf file 9220 - Security of Facilities
pdf file 9230 - Buildings & Grounds
Sub Folder Naming Facilities (1 Files)
pdf file 9300 - Naming Facilities
Sub Folder Sale and Disposal (2 Files)
pdf file 9400 - Sale and Disposal of Board-Owned Real Property
pdf file 9410 - Sale and Disposal of Surplus Property
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