Board of Education Policybook

Policy Last Updated
Adoption Resolution
Foreword
Introduction
0110 Identification
0120 Authority and Powers
0131 Bylaws and Policies
0132 Executive Authority
0133 Adjudication of Disputes
0134 Board Self Evaluation
0141 Board Member Number and Term
0142 Board Member Qualifications, Prohibited Acts, and Code of Ethics
0142.1 Nepotism
0143 Member Election and Appointment
0144 Board Member Orientation
0145 Board Member Resignation and Removal
0146 Board Member Authority
0147 Board Member Travel Expenses
0148 Board Member Indemnification
0151 Organization Meeting
0152 Board Officers
0153 Annual Appointments
0154 Annual Motions and Designations
0155 Board Committees
0157 Board of Education Website
0161 Call, Adjournment and Cancellation
0162 Notice of Board Meetings
0163 Quorum
0164 Conduct of Board Meetings
0165 Voting
0166 Private Meetings
0167 Public Participation in Board Meetings
0168 Recording Board Meetings
0169 Board Member Use of Electronic Mail/Internet
0170 Use of Electronic Devices by Board Members at Public Board Meetings
0171 Duties of President and Vice President
0172 Duties of Treasurer of School Monies
0173 Duties of Public School Accountant
0174 Legal Services
0175 Contracts with Independent Consultants
0176 Collective Bargaining and Contract Approval/Ratification
0177 Professional Services
1100 District Organization
1110 Organizational Chart
1130 Staff Liaison Committees
1140 Affirmative Action Program
1210 Board-Superintendent Relations
1220 Employment of Chief School Administrator
1230 Superintendent's Duties
1240 Evaluation of Superintendent
R1240 Evaluation of Superintendent
1310 Employment of School Business Administrator/Board Secretary
1320 Duties of School Business Administrator/Board Secretary
1330 Evaluation of the School Business Administrator
R1330 Evaluation of the School Business Administrator
1331 Evaluation of the Board Secretary
1400 Job Descriptions
R1400 Job Descriptions
1510 Rights of Persons with Disabilities
R1510 Rights of Persons with Handicaps or Disabilities
1521 Education Improvement Plans
1522 School-Level Planning
1523 Comprehensive Equity Plan
1530 Equal Employment Opportunities
R1530 Equal Employment Opportunity Complaint Procedure
1540 Administrator's Code of Ethics
1550 Affirmative Action Program for Employment and Contract Practices
R1550 Affirmative Action Program for Employment and Contract Practices/Employment Practices Plan Complaint Procedure
1570 Internal Controls
R1570 Internal Controls
1620 Administrative Employment Contracts
1631 Residency Requirement for Person Holding School District Office, Employment, or Position
2110 Philosophy of Education/District Mission Statement
2131 Educational Goals
2132 School District Objectives
2200 Curriculum Content
R2200 Curriculum Content
2210 Curriculum Development
2220 Adoption of Courses of Study
2230 Course Guides
R2230 Course Guides
2240 Controversial Issues
2260 Affirmative Action Program for School and Classroom Practices
R2260 Affirmative Action Program for School and Classroom Practices Complaint Procedure
2270 Religion in the Schools
2320 Independent Study Programs
2330 Homework
R2330 Homework
2340 Field Trips
R2340 Field Trips
2360 Use of Technology
2361 Acceptable Use of Computer Network/Computers and Resources
R2361 Acceptable Use of Computer Network/Computers and Resources
2363 Pupil Use of Privately Owned Technology
2411 Guidance Counseling
R2411 Guidance and Counseling
2412 Home Instruction
2412.1 Homebound
R2412 Home Instruction Due to Health Condition
2414 Programs and Services for Pupils in High Poverty and in High Need School Districts
R2414 At Risk Pupils
2415 No Child Left Behind Programs
2415.01 Academic Standards, Academic Assessments and Accountability
2415.02 Title I - Fiscal Responsibilities
2415.03 Highly Qualified Teachers
2415.04 Title I - Parental Involvement
2415.05 Pupil Surveys, Analysis and/or Evaluations
2415.06 Unsafe School Choice Option
2415.20 No Child Left Behind Complaints
R2415.20 No Child Left Behind Complaints
R2415 Title I Services
2416 Programs for Pregnant Pupils
2417 Pupil Intervention and Referral Services
2421 Vocational Education
2422 Health and Physical Education
2423 Bilingual and ESL Education
R2423 Bilingual and ESL Education
2425 Physical Education
2426 Study Skills
2428.1 Standards-Based Instructional Priorities
2430 Co-Curricular Activities
R2430 Co-Curricular Activities
2431 Athletic Competition
R2431.1 Athletic Emergency Procedures
R2431.2 Medical Examination to Determine Fitness for Participation in Athletics
2431.3 Practice and Pre-Season Heat-Acclimation for Interscholastic Athletics
2431.4 Prevention and Treatment of Sports-Related Concussions and Head Injuries
R2431.4 Prevention and Treatment of Sports-Related Concussions and Head Injuries
2432 School Sponsored Publications
R2432 School Sponsored Publications
2435.1 Student Random Alcohol and Drug Testing
2436 Activity Participation Fee Program - Pay to Participate
2440 Summer School
2452 Adult Education
2460 Special Education
R2460.16 Special Education - Instruction Material to Blind or Print-Disabled Pupils
R2460.1 Special Education - Location, Identification, and Referral
R2460.7 Special Education - Free and Appropriate Public Education
R2460.8 Special Education - Free and Appropriate Public Education
R2460.9 Special Education - Transition From Early Intervention Programs to Preschool Programs
R2460 Special Education
2461 Special Education/Receiving Schools
R2461.01 Special Education/Receiving Schools - IEP Implementation
R2461.02 Special Education/Receiving Schools - Suspension/Expulsion
R2461.03 Special Education/Receiving Schools - Pupil Records
R2461.05 Special Education/Receiving Schools - IEP Compliance
R2461.08 Special Education/Receiving Schools - In-Service Training
R2461 Special Education/Receiving Districts
2464 Gifted and Talented Pupils
R2464 Gifted and Talented Pupils
2466 Needless Public Labeling of Pupils with Disabilities
2467 Surrogate Parents and Foster Parents
2480 Alternative Schools/Programs
R2480 Alternative Schools/Programs
2481 Home or Out-of-School Instruction for General Education Pupils
2510 Adoption of Textbooks
2520 Instructional Supplies
2530 Resource Materials
2531 Use of Copyrighted Materials
R2531 Copying Copyrighted Materials
2560 Live Animals in School
R2560 Live Animals in School
2610 Educational Program Evaluation
2622 Pupil Assessment
2624 Grading System
R2624 Grading System
2631 New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum (QSAC)
2700 Services to Nonpublic School Pupils
3111 Creating Positions
3112 Abolishing Positions
3124 Employment Contract
3125 Employment of Teaching Staff Members
3125.2 Employment of Substitute Teachers
3126 District Mentoring Program
R3126 District Mentoring Program
3130 Assignment and Transfer
3141 Resignation
3142 Nonrenewal of a Nontenured Teaching Staff Member
R3142 Nonrenewal of a Nontenured Teaching Staff Member
3143 Dismissal
3144 Certification of Tenure Charges
3144.11 Unbecoming Conduct of a Tenured Staff Member
3144.12 Inefficiency of a Tenured Staff Member
R3144 Certification of Tenure Charges
3146 Conduct of Reduction in Force
R3146 Conduct of Reduction in Force
3152 Withholding an Increment
3159 Teaching Staff Member/School District Reporting Responsibilities
3160 Physical Examination
R3160 Physical Examination
3161 Examination for Cause
3211 Code of Ethics
3211.3 Consulting Outside the District
3212 Attendance
3214 Conflict of Interest
3217 Use of Corporal Punishment
3218 Substance Abuse
R3218 Substance Abuse
3221 Evaluation of Nontenured Teaching Staff Members
R3221 Evaluation of Nontenured Teaching Staff Members
3222 Evaluation of Teaching Staff Members
R3222 Evaluation of Tenured Teaching Staff Members
3223 Evaluation of Administrators, Excluding Principals, VPs, and APs
R3223.1 Evaluation of Nontenured Administrators
R3223.2 Evaluation of Tenured Administrators
R3223 Evaluation of Administrators, Excluding Principals, VPs, APs
3224 Evaluation of Principals, Vice Principals and Assistant Principals
R3224 Evaluation of Principals, Vice Principals and Assistant Principals
3230 Outside Activities
R3230 Outside Activities
R3232 Tutorial Services
3233 Political Activities
R3233 Political Activities
3240 Professional Development for Teachers and School Leaders
R3240 Professional Development for Teachers and School Leaders
3244 In-Service Training
3270 Professional Responsibilities
R3270 Lesson Plans and Plan Books
3280 Liability for Pupil Welfare
R3280 Liability for Pupil Welfare
3281 Inappropriate Staff Conduct
3282 Use of Social Networking Sites
3321 Acceptable Use of Computer Network(s)/Computers and Resources by Teaching Staff Members
3322 Staff Member's Use of Cellular Telephones
3323 Use of District Cell Phones
3324 Right of Privacy - Teaching Staff Members
3351 Healthy Workplace Environment
3362 Sexual Harassment
3370 Teaching Staff Member Tenure
3381 Protection Against Retaliation
3425 Work Related Disability Pay
3431 Uncompensated Leave
3431.1 Family Leave
3431.3 New Jersey's Family Leave Insurance Program
3433 Vacations
3437 Military Leave
3439 Jury Duty
4111 Creating Positions
4124 Employment Contract
4125 Employment of Support Staff Members
4126 Certain Noninstructional Employees Not Tenured
4130 Assignment and Transfer
4140 Termination
4145 Layoffs
4146 Nonrenewal of Nontenured Support Staff Employment Contracts
R4146 Nonrenewal of Nontenured Support Staff Employment Contracts
4150 Discipline
R4150 Discipline
4152 Freezing Wages
4159 Support Staff Member/School District Reporting Responsibilities
4160 Physical Examination
R4160 Physical Examination
4161 Examination for Cause
4211.3 Consulting Outside the District
4214 Conflict of Interest
4215 Code of Ethics
4218 Substance Abuse
R4218 Substance Abuse
4219 Commercial Driver Controlled Substance and Alcohol Use Testing
4220 Employee Evaluation
4230 Outside Activities
R4230 Outside Activities
4233 Political Activities
R4233 Political Activities
4250 Hours and Days of Work
4281 Inappropriate Staff Conduct
R4281 Inappropriate Staff Conduct
4282 Use of Social Networking Sites
4321 Acceptable Use of Computer Network(s)/Computers and Resources by Support Staff Members
R4321 Acceptable Use of Computer Networks/Computers and Resources By Support Staff Members
4322 Staff Member's Use of Cellular Telephones
4323 Use of District Cell Phones
4324 Right of Privacy - Support Staff Members
4340 Grievance
4351 Healthy Workplace Environment
4352 Sexual Harassment
R4352 Sexual Harassment of Support Staff Members Complaint Procedure
4381 Protection Against Retaliation
4413 Overtime Compensation
4425 Work Related Disability Pay
R4425.1 Modified Duty Early Return to Work Program - Support Staff Members
4431 Family Leave
4432 Sick Leave
4432.3 New Jersey's Family Leave Insurance Program
R4432 Sick Leave
4433 Vacations
4437 Military Leave
4438 Jury Duty
R4440 Travel Expenses
5111 Eligibility of Resident/Nonresident Pupils
R5111 Eligibility of Resident/Nonresident Pupils
5112 Entrance Age
5113 Postgraduate Pupils
5114 Children Displaced by Domestic Violence
5116 Education of Homeless Children
5117 Interdistrict Public School Choice
5120 Assignment of Pupils
5130 Withdrawal From School
R5130 Withdrawal From School
5200 Attendance
R5200.1 High School Attendance
R5200 Attendance
5230 Late Arrival and Early Dismissal
R5230 Late Arrival and Early Dismissal
5300 Use of Defibrillator(s)
5305 Health Services Personnel
5306 Health Services to Nonpublic Schools
R5306 Health Services to Nonpublic Schools
5307 Nursing Services Plan
5308 Pupil Health Records
R5308 Pupil Health Records
5310 Health Services
R5310 Health Services
5320 Immunization
R5320 Immunization
5330 Administration of Medication
R5330 Administration of Medication
5331 Management of Life-Threatening Allergies in Schools
R5331 Management of Life-Threatening Allergies in Schools
5332 Do Not Resuscitate Orders
5335 Treatment of Asthma
5337 Service Animals
5338 Diabetes Management
R5338 Diabetes Management
5350 Pupil Suicide Prevention
R5350 Pupil Suicide
5410 Promotion and Retention
R5410 Promotion and Retention
5411 Promotion From Eighth Grade
5420 Reporting Pupil Progress
R5420 Reporting Pupil Progress
5430 Grading and Rank
5440 Honoring Pupil Achievement
R5440 Honoring Pupil Achievement
R5441 National Honor Society Selection
5450 Athletic Awards
R5450 Athletic Awards
5460 High School Graduation
R5460.1 High School Transcripts
R5460 High School Graduation Procedures
5465 Early Graduation
5466 Graduation and Yearbook Fees
5500 Expectations for Pupil Conduct
R5500 Expectation for Pupil Conduct
5511 Dress and Grooming
R5511 Dress Code
5512 Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying
R5512 Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying
5513 Care of School Property
R5513 Care of School Property
5514 Pupil Use of Vehicles
R5515 Issuing Padlocks
5516 Use of Electronic Communication and Recording Devices (ECRD)
5517 Pupil Identification Cards
5519 Dating Violence at School
R5519 Dating Violence at School
5520 Disorder and Demonstration
5530 Substance Abuse
5530.1 Student Random Alcohol and Drug-Testing
R5530 Substance Abuse
5533 Pupil Smoking
R5533 Pupil Smoking
5550 Disaffected Pupils
R5550 Disaffected Pupils
5560 Disruptive Pupils
R5560 Disruptive Pupils
5561 Use of Physical Restraint
R5561 Use of Physical Restraint
5570 Sportsmanship
5600 Pupil Discipline/Code of Conduct
R5600 Pupil Discipline/Code of Conduct
5610 Suspension
R5610 Suspension Procedures
5611 Removal of Pupils from the General Education Program for Weapons/Firearms Offenses
R5611 Removal of Pupils from the General Education Program for Weapons/Firearms Offenses
5612 Assault by Pupils on Board Members or Employees
5615 Suspected Gang Activity
5620 Expulsion
R5620 Expulsion Procedures
5700 Pupil Rights
5701 Plagiarism
5710 Pupil Grievance
5721 Independent Publications
R5721 Distribution of Independent Publications
5750 Equal Educational Opportunity
R5750 Equal Educational Opportunity Complaint Procedure
5751 Sexual Harassment
5752 Marital Status and Pregnancy
5755 Equity in Educational Programs and Services
5756 Transgender Students
5770 Pupil Right of Privacy
5820 Student Government
5830 Student Fund Raising
5841 Secret Societies
5842 Equal Access of Pupil Organizations
5843 Extended Day Program
5850 Social Events and Class Trips
5860 Safety Patrol
R5860 Rules for Safety Patrol Members
6111 Special Education Medicaid Initiative (SEMI) Program
R6111 Special Education Medicaid Initiative (SEMI) Program
6112 Reimbursement of Federal and Other Grant Expenditures
R6112 Reimbursement of Federal and Other Grant Expenditures
6141 Tax Revenues
6150 Tuition Income
6164 Advertising on School Buses
6210 Fiscal Planning
R6210 Fiscal Planning
6220 Budget Preparation
R6220 Budget Preparation
6230 Budget Hearing
6311 Contracts for Goods or Services Funded by Federal Grants
6320 Purchases Subject to Bid
R6320 Purchases Subject to Bid
6340 Multiple Year Contracts
R6340 Multiple Year Contracts
6350 Competitive Contracting
R6350 Competitive Contracting
6360 Political Contributions
6362 Contributions to Board Members and Contract Awards
6421 Purchases Budgeted
R6421 Purchases Budgeted
6422 Budget Transfers
R6422 Budget Transfers
6423 Expenditures for Non-Employee Activities, Meals and Refreshments
6424 Emergency Contracts
R6424 Emergency Contracts
6440 Cooperative Purchasing
6450 Choice of Vendor
6470 Payment of Claims
R6470 Payment of Claims
6471 School District Travel
R6471 School District Travel Procedures
6472 Tuition Assistance
6480 Purchase of Food Supplies
6510 Payroll Authorization
6520 Payroll Deductions
6620 Petty Cash
R6620 Petty Cash
6630 Athletic Fund
6640 Cafeteria Fund
6660 Student Activity Fund
6700 Investments
6740 Reserve Accounts
R6740 Reserve Accounts
6810 Financial Objectives
R6810 Financial Objectives
6820 Financial Reports
6830 Audit and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
6831 Withholding or Recovering State Aid
6832 Conditions of Receiving State Aid
7100 Long-Range Facilities Planning
R7100 Long-Range Facilities Planning
7101 Educational Adequacy of Capital Projects
7102 Site Selection and Acquisition
7130 Closing of School
7230 Gifts, Grants and Donations
7250 School and Facility Names
7300 Disposition of Property
R7300.1 Disposition of Instructional Property
R7300.2 Disposition of Real Property
R7300.3 Disposition of Personal Property
R7300.4 Disposition of Federal Property
7410 Maintenance and Repair
R7410.01 Facilities Maintenance, Repair Scheduling and Accounting
R7410 Maintenance and Repair
7420 Hygienic Management
R7420.1 Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan
R7420.2 Chemical Hygiene
R7420 Handling and Disposal of Body Wastes and Fluids
7421 Indoor Air Quality Standards
7422 School Integrated Pest Management Plan
R7422 School Integrated Pest Management Plan
7430 School Safety
R7430 School Safety
7432 Eye Protection
R7432 Eye Protection Practices
7433 Hazardous Substances
7434 Smoking on School Grounds
7435 Alcoholic Beverages on School Premises
7436 Drug Free Workplace
7440 Security of School Premises
R7440 School Security
7441 Electronic Surveillance in School Buildings and on School Grounds
7450 Property Inventory
7480 Motor Vehicles on School Property
7490 Animals on School Property
7510 Use of School Facilities
R7510 Use of School Facilities
7513 Recreational Use of Playgrounds
R7513 Rules for Playground Conduct
7520 Loan of School Equipment
7540 Joint Use of Facilities
7610 Vandalism
R7610 Vandalism
7650 School Vehicle Assignment, Use, Tracking, Maintenance, and Accounting
R7650 School Vehicle Assignment, Use, Tracking, Maintenance, and Accounting
8130 School Organization
8140 Pupil Enrollments
R8140 Enrollment Accounting
8210 School Year
8220 School Day
R8220 School Closings
8310 Public Records
R8310 Public Records
8311 Managing Electronic Mail
8320 Personnel Records
R8320 Personnel Records
8330 Pupil Records
R8330 Pupil Records
8335 Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
8420 Emergency and Crisis Situations
R8420.10 Active Shooter
R8420.1 Fire and Fire Drills
R8420.2 Bomb Threats
R8420.3 Natural Disasters and Man-made Catastrophes
R8420.4 Kidnapping
R8420.5 Asbestos Release
R8420.6 Accidents To And From School
R8420.7 Lockdown Procedures
R8420 Emergency And Non-Fire Evacuation Plan
8421 Crisis Management Policy Lockdown/Shelter In Place
8441 Care of Injured and Ill Persons
R8441 Care of Injured and Ill Persons
8442 Reporting Accidents
8451 Control of Communicable Disease
R8451 Control of Communicable Disease
8453 HIV/AIDS
8461 Reporting Violence, Vandalism, Alcohol, and Other Drug Abuse
R8461 Reporting Violence, Vandalism, Alcohol, and Other Drug Abuse
8462 Reporting Potentially Missing or Abused Children
R8462 Reporting Potentially Missing or Abused Children
8464 Missing Children
R8464 Missing Children
8465 Hate Crimes and Bias Incidents in Schools
R8465 Hate Crimes and Bias-Related Acts
8467 Weapons
R8467 Weapons
8468 Crisis Response
8470 Withdrawal of Services
8500 Food Services
8505 Wellness Policy/Nutrient Standards for Meals and Other Foods
8506 School Lunch Program Biosecurity Plan
8540 School Nutrition Programs
8550 Outstanding Food Service Charges
8600 Transportation
8601 Pupil Supervision After School Dismissal
8630 Bus Driver Responsibility
R8630 Emergency School Bus Procedures
8651 Community Use of Transportation
8660 Transportation by Private Vehicle
8670 Transportation of Disabled Pupils
8690 Monitoring Devices on School Vehicles
R8690 Monitoring Devices on School Vehicles
8710 Property Insurance
8740 Bonding
8750 Employee Indemnification
8760 Pupil Accident Insurance
8810 Religious Holidays
8820 Opening Exercises
9100 Public Relations
9110 Quality Assurance Annual Report
9120 Public Relations Program
R9120 Public Information Program
9130 Public Complaints and Grievances
R9130 Public Complaints and Grievances
9140 School Board Volunteers in Service to Nutley Schools Committee
R9140 Citizens Advisory Committee
9141 Student Representatives to the Board of Education
9150 School Visitors
9160 Public Attendance at School Events
9161 Crowd Control
R9161 Crowd Control
9162 Athletic Code of Conduct
9180 School Volunteers
R9180 School Volunteers
9181 Volunteer Athletic Coaches
9190 Community Organizations
9200 Cooperation Between Parents and School
9240 Rights of Parents
9260 Parental Liability for Vandalism
9270 Home Schooling and Equivalent Education Outside the Schools
R9270 Home Schooling and Equivalent Education Outside the Schools
9320 Cooperation with Law Enforcement Agencies
R9320 Law Enforcement Agencies
9323 Notification of Juvenile Offender Case Disposition
9324 Sex Offender Registration and Notification
R9324 Sex Offender Registration and Notification
9400 News Media Relations
9500 Relations with Educational Institutions
9541 Student Teachers/Interns
9550 Educational Research Projects
R9550 Relations with Education Research and Service Centers
9560 Administration of School Surveys
9700 Special Interest Groups
9713 Recruitment by Special Interest Groups