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EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY
SECTION 100
 
Statement of Guiding Principles -- 100
Educational Philosophy -- 102
Educational Goals -- 104
 
SCHOOL BOARD
SECTION 200
 
Statement of Guiding Principles -- 200
School District Name and Classification -- 202
Policy Adoption -- 204
Continuous Improvement Plan -- 205
Public Charter School -- 206

BOARD
Composition and Authority of the Board -- 210
Duties of the Board -- 215
Duties of Board Officers -- 216
Code of Ethics -- 218
Advisory Committee -- 220
Complaint Resolution -- 222
Membership in State and National Associations -- 224
Compensation for Expenses -- 226
Board Member Conflict of Interest -- 228

TRUSTEES
School District Trustee Zones -- 240
Trustee Qualifications -- 242
Trustee Nomination and Election -- 244
Trustee Vacancy -- 246

MEETING/PUBLIC RECORDS
Agenda Preparation -- 260
Board Meetings -- 262
Board Meeting Public Input Protocol -- 262P
Annual Meeting of the Board -- 264
Regular Meetings of the Board -- 266
Special Meetings of the Board -- 268
Executive Sessions -- 270
Minutes of the Meeting -- 272
Quorum at Board Meetings -- 274
Access to Public Records -- 276
3-Day Response -- 276F1
Response Letter -- 276F2
Public Records Request Form -- 276F3
Record Retention -- 277
Waivers of State Board of Education Rules -- 280

CIVIL RIGHTS
Discrimination Prohibited -- 290
Reasonable Accommodation for Persons with Disabilities -- 292
ADA Complaint Procedure -- 292P1
Civil Rights Grievance Procedure -- 294
Civil Rights Grievance Procedure -- 294P1
Title IX Policy -- 296
Title IX Grievance Procedure -- 296P1
 
ADMINISTRATION
SECTION 300
 
Statement of Guiding Principles -- 300
Administration Appointment -- 302
Site-Based Management -- 303
Superintendent Appointment -- 304
Superintendent Evaluation -- 305
Superintendent Authority -- 306
Principal Contracts -- 308
Principal Evaluations -- 310
Administrative Personnel Expenses -- 312
Employing Retired Administrators -- 314
School Calendar -- 350
District Organization -- 352
Emergency School Closure -- 354
Health or State/National Emergency Plan -- 355
School Holidays -- 356
 
PERSONNEL
SECTION 400
 
Statement of Guiding Principles -- 400
 
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Idaho State Veteran Employment Preference -- 400.10
Veteran's Preference Notice -- 400.10F
Reporting New Employees -- 400.50
Compliance with ADA Regarding Employees with Disabling Conditions -- 401
Reasonable Accommodation Form -- 401F1
Medical Release for Reasonable Accommodation Request -- 401F2
Letter to Healthcare Provider re Reasonable Accommodation Request -- 401F3
Physician Reasonable Accommodation Form -- 401F4
Procedures for Requesting Reasonable Accommodation -- 401P1
Criminal History Checks for Employees, Volunteers and Contractors -- 402
Reporting of Criminal Offenses -- 402.50
Employee Drug and Alcohol Use Policy -- 403
Employee Drug and Alcohol Testing -- 403.50
Employer Recommendations -- 404
Applicants: Information on Past Job Performance -- 404.50
Release with No Prior Public School Experience -- 404.50F1
Release with Prior Public School Experience -- 404.50F2
Gifts to Employees -- 405
Investigating and Reporting Suspected Child Abuse, Abandonment or Neglect -- 406

LEAVE
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) -- 407
Sick Leave -- 407.50
Jury Duty -- 408
Military Leave -- 409
Administrative Leave -- 409.50

PROTECTIONS
Leaves of Absence -- 410
Misuse of Leave -- 410.50
Personnel Files -- 411
General Personnel Regulations -- 412
Political Activities -- 413
Sexual Harassment -- 414
Staff Protection -- 415
Whistle Blower -- 416
Employee Volunteers -- 417
Personnel Conflict of Interest -- 418
Supplementation of Worker's Compensation Benefits -- 419
Safety Management Program -- 420
HIPPA Privacy Rule -- 421
HIPPA Sample Letter -- 421F1
Notice of HIPAA Privacy Practices -- 421F2
HIPPA Authorization Form -- 421F3
HIPPA Business Associate Agreement -- 421F4
Name-Clearing Hearing -- 422
Sample Letter Name Clearing Hearing -- 422F1
Request for Name Clearing Hearing -- 422F2
Name Clearing Hearing Procedure -- 422P1
 
PARAPROFESSIONALS
Qualifications and Training Requirements of Instructional Paraprofessionals -- 430

CERTIFICATED EMPLOYEES
Definition of Certificated Employee -- 440
Assignment and Transfer of Certificated Employees -- 441
Code of Ethics for Certificated Employees -- 442
Code of Ethics Acknowledgement -- 442F1
Certificated Employees Evaluations -- 443
Negotiated Agreement Terms -- 446
Recruitment of Certificated Employees -- 447
Reduction in Force Regarding Certificated Employees -- 448
Reduction in Force Form -- 448F1
Reduction in Force Procedures -- 448P
Release from Contract of Certificated Employees -- 449
Release Time for Certificated Employees -- 450
Suspension of Teaching Certificate -- 452
Support Programs -- 453
Discharge of Certificated Employees -- 454
Master Teachers -- 455
Supplemental Contracts -- 457
Reassignment of Administrative Employees -- 459
Informal Review Procedure for Certificated Employees -- 460
Staffing Patterns -- 462
Exempt Employees -- 464
Employing Retired Teachers -- 465
 

NON-CERTIFICATED EMPLOYEE
Definition of Non-Certified Personnel -- 470
Non-Certificated Employees: At-Will Employment -- 471
Salary Schedules for Non-Certificated Personnel -- 472
Retirement Severance Pay -- 472.50
Group Health Insurance for Non-Certificated Employees -- 473
Evaluation of Non-Certificated Employees -- 474
FLSA: Non-Exempt Employees and Overtime Requirements -- 475
Grievance Procedure for Non-Certificated Employees -- 476
Non-Certificated Grievance -- 476P1
Absence Without Pay for Non-Certificated Employees -- 477
Vacation Leave for Non-Certificated Employees -- 480
 
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Outside Employment -- 492
Reduction in Force Form -- 498  
 
STUDENTS
SECTION 500
 
Statement of Guiding Principles -- 500
Student Handbooks -- 502
Student Publications -- 504
Student Harassment -- 506
Prohibition Against Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying -- 506.50
Juvenile Sex Offenders -- 507
Foreign Exchange Students -- 508
Tracking Foreign Students and Foreign Exchange Visitors -- 509
School Climate -- 512
Evacuation and Fire Drills -- 514
Student Dress Code -- 517
Student Use of Electronic Communications and Entertainment Devices -- 518

ATTENDANCE
Proof of Age and Identification -- 520
School Attendance and Habitual Truancy -- 522
Attendance and Truancy Checklist -- 522F
Affidavit of Truancy -- 522F1
Student Driving Privileges -- 524
Advanced Enrollment for Military Dependents -- 525
 
DISCIPLINE
Prohibition of Weapons -- 541
Searches by School Officials -- 542
Student Suspension -- 543
Student Expulsion/Denial of Enrollment -- 544
Disciplining Students with Disabilities (IDEA) -- 545
Disciplining Students with Disabilities (Section 504) -- 546
Theft or Destruction of School Property -- 548
Prohibition of Gang Activities -- 549
Assault and Battery -- 550
Student Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Use -- 551
Hazing Prohibition -- 552
Restraint and Seclusion -- 553
Relationship Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response -- 554
 
STUDENT HEALTH
Communicable Diseases -- 555
Academic Honesty -- 556
Accommodating Students with Seizures -- 558
Food Allergies -- 559
Food Allergy Protocol -- 559P
Epinephrine Auto-Injectors -- 560
Administering Medications -- 561
Administering Medications: Diabetes -- 561.50
Exclusion for Communicable Diseases -- 562
Exclusion for Head Lice -- 563
Head Lice Infestation Notification -- 563F1
Health Records and Emergency Care -- 564
Immunization Requirements -- 565
Student Suicide Prevention -- 566
Student Suicide Prevention Form for Information Release -- 566F1
Student Suicidal Prevention Procedure-Plan -- 566P
Students with a Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care -- 567
School Wellness -- 569
Concussions -- 569.50
Concussion Procedures -- 569.50P1
 
ACTIVITIES
Extracurricular Student Activities -- 570
Interscholastic Activities -- 571
Eligibility and Participation in Interscholastic Activities -- 572
Athletic Activities Insurance -- 573
Transportation to School Activities -- 575
Field Trips -- 576
Extended Field Trips -- 577
Field Trip Approval Form -- 577F1
Field Trip Itinerary Form -- 577F2
Field Trip Consent Form -- 577F3
Field Trip Chaperone Guidelines -- 577F5
Field Trips Volunteer Disclosure Form -- 577F6
Drug and Alcohol Testing of Students Participating in Extracurricular Activities -- 578
Student Groups in School Facilities -- 579
Student Tracking Safety Devices -- 580
 
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
SECTION 600
 
Statement of Guiding Principles -- 600
Guidance and Counseling -- 601
Accreditation -- 602
Personnel Standards -- 604
Curriculum Standards, Alignment and Assessment -- 605
Selection of Curriculum Materials -- 606
Elementary School Required Instruction -- 607
Middle School/Junior High School Required Instruction -- 608
Middle School/Junior High School Credit -- 609
Awarding High School Credit for Courses Taken Before 9th Grade -- 609.50
High School Graduation Requirements -- 610
High School Graduation: Alternate Measures for Demonstrating Proficiency -- 611
Idaho Opportunity Scholarship Program -- 612
Commencement -- 614
Diploma Designations -- 615
Early Graduation -- 616
Correspondence Courses -- 618
Credit Acceptance for Transferring Students -- 620
Participation in Statewide Assessments -- 624
Promotion of Students -- 626
Homework -- 628
 
ENROLLMENT
Dual Enrollment -- 630
Open Enrollment -- 631
Open Enrollment Procedures -- 631P
8 in 6 Program -- 632
Dual Credit Programs -- 633
Dual Credit Counseling Waiver -- 633F1
Student Safety Measures -- 635
Student Fee Policy -- 638
Parental Rights in Education -- 639
Parental Rights in Education Notification Form -- 639F1
Parental Rights in Education Procedures -- 639P
 
CURRICULUM/MATERIALS
Curriculum -- 640
Citizenship, U.S. Constitution, National Flag and Colors -- 641
Communication Skills -- 642
Controversial Issues -- 644
Guest Speakers -- 646
Health/Wellness -- 648
Virtual Counseling -- 649
Virtual Counseling Informed Consent -- 649F1
Lesson Plans -- 650
Library and Resource Center Materials -- 652
Homebound Instruction -- 656
Homebound Services-IDEA -- 657
Social Studies -- 658
Technology -- 660
Prohibition Against Reproduction of Copyrighted Materials -- 661
Driver Training Education -- 662
Workforce Skills -- 664
 
SPECIAL PROGRAMS
Self-Directed Learners -- 668
Self-Directed Learner Contract -- 668F1
Self-Directed Learners Procedure -- 668P
Special Education Services to Private School Students -- 669
Special Education (IDEA) -- 670
Special Education: Written Agreements -- 670.10
Section 504 -- 671
Section 504: Notice from 296F1 -- 671F1
Section 504: Hearing Procedure from 296P1 -- 671P1
Gifted/Talented Education -- 672
Reading Assessment and Intervention Program -- 673
English Learner Programs -- 674
Career Technical Schools -- 675
Placement of Secondary Students at Alternative Schools -- 676
Title I: Parental and Family Engagement -- 677
Federal Impact Aid -- 677.50
Release Time -- 678
Religion in Schools -- 679
Homeless Student Education -- 679.50
Notification of Enrollment Decision Form -- 679.50F1
Appeal of Enrollment Decision Form -- 679.50F2
Out-of-State Students in Residential Facilities -- 679.60
Students in Foster Care -- 679.70
Transportation for Students in Foster Care -- 679.80
 
STUDENT RECORDS
Transfer Student Records -- 680
Annual Notification of Rights Under the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment -- 680.50
Student Privacy PPRA Notice -- 680.50F1
PPRA Consent and Opt-Out -- 680.50F2
Student Records -- 681
FERPA Notice of Rights -- 681F1
Student Data Privacy and Security -- 681.50
Class Record Book -- 682
Grading -- 684
Report Cards -- 688
 
COMPUTER
Technology Instruction and Determining Average Daily Attendance (ADA) -- 699
 
SUPPORT SERVICES
SECTION 700
 
Statement of Guiding Principles -- 700
 
STUDENT TRANSPORTATION
Student Transportation -- 710
Student Transportation System -- 712
Transportation of Nonpublic School Students -- 714
Transport Liability Insurance -- 716
Contracts for Student Transportation Service -- 718
Activity Busing -- 720
Activity Busing Supervision -- 720P
Unauthorized School Bus Entry -- 722
Student Bus Conduct -- 730
School Bus Emergencies -- 732
 
BUS DRIVER CONDUCT
School Bus Driver -- 738
Duties of School Bus Drivers -- 740
Bus Driver Conduct -- 742
Bus Driver Drug and Alcohol Testing Program -- 744
Bus Driver Alcohol and Drug Program Certificate -- 744F1
Bus Warning Violations -- 746
 
SCHOOL LUNCH MEALS
School Lunch Meals -- 770
Charging School Lunches -- 771
 
BUSINESS PROCEDURES
SECTION 800
 
Statement of Guiding Principles -- 800
 
BONDING/INSURANCE
Insurance -- 804
Bond and Licensure Requirements for Public Works -- 806
Conditions for Use of District Vehicles -- 808
 
BUDGET
Budget Planning and Adoption -- 810
Budget Adjustments -- 812
Monthly Budget and Treasurer's Report -- 814
Fund Balance -- 816
 
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Annual Statement of Financial Condition -- 820
Audit of Financial Statements -- 822
Financial Emergency -- 824
Gifts, Grants and Bequests -- 830
Income from Sale or Use of School Property -- 832
Increase in Fees -- 834
Investments -- 836
Activity Funds -- 838
 
PAYROLL
Payroll Deductions -- 840
Travel Allowances -- 846
Direct Deposit -- 847
 
PURCHASING
Purchasing -- 850
Service Contracts -- 850.60
Public Works Construction -- 850.90
Supplemental Purchasing Procedures -- 850P1
Supplemental Bidding Procedures -- 851
Issuance of Checks -- 852
Lease/Purchase Agreements -- 856
Personal Service Contracts: Notice Requirements -- 857
Contracted Educational Services -- 857.50
Use of School District Credit Cards -- 868
 
RECORD KEEPING
Inventory Records of Fixed Assets -- 872
District Expenditure Website -- 876
Federal Time Reporting -- 877
Time and Effort Supervisors Certification Assurance Form -- 877F1
Time and Effort Personnel Activity Report Form -- 877F2
Time and Effort Employee Certification Assurance Form -- 877F3
Time and Effort Procedure -- 877P
 
ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS
Electronic Signatures and Records -- 880
Bond Fund -- 890
 
BUILDING AND SITES
SECTION 900
 
Statement of Guiding Principles -- 900
Building and Grounds Maintenance and Development -- 902
Snow Removal and De-Icing of Premises -- 903
Uniform Public School Building Safety -- 904
Asbestos Management Plan -- 906
Annual Asbestos Notice -- 906F1
National Motto -- 908
Rental/Use of School District Facilities -- 910
Building Rental Instructions -- 910F1
Rental Inspection Sheet -- 910F2
Building Rental Checklist -- 910F3
Building Rental Agreement -- 910F4
Acquisition and Sale of Personal Property -- 920
Acquisition and Sale of Real Property -- 922
Excision and Annexation of Territory -- 927
Contracts for Recreational Facilities -- 930
Use of Contract Services -- 932
Trespass on School District Properties -- 934
Electronic Surveillance -- 940
Acceptable Technology Use -- 942
Internet Use Agreement -- 942F1
Tobacco Use on District Property -- 950
Prohibition of Weapons and Firearms -- 951
Service Animals -- 970
Service Animal Procedures -- 970P
Facility Therapy Dogs -- 972
Facility Therapy Dog Request Form -- 972F1
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) -- 980
AED Procedure -- 980P1
Bloodborne Pathogens -- 990
Exposure Control Plan -- 990F1
HBV Declination Form -- 990F2
 
COMMUNITY RELATIONS
SECTION 1000
 
Statement of Guiding Principles -- 1000
Parent Involvement in Educational Process -- 1002
Cooperation with Law Enforcement Agencies -- 1004
Business Partnerships -- 1005
Registered Sex Offenders -- 1006
Sex Offender Letter -- 1006F1
Sex Offender Petition -- 1006F2
Community Involvement -- 1010
School Volunteers -- 1011
Patron Complaint -- 1012
Public Relations -- 1014
Relationship Between School and Law Enforcement Officials -- 1016
Student Community Involvement -- 1020
Public Performance by Students -- 1022
Contests, Projects and Fundraising -- 1024
Participation in Fund Drives -- 1026
Money-Raising Activities in the Schools -- 1028
Student Support Organizations -- 1030
Gifts to Personnel -- 1040
Loan of School Equipment -- 1042
Advertising in the Schools -- 1044
Patron Conduct at District Programs and Activities -- 1046
Parental Notification -- 1050
Recruitment of High School Students -- 1054
Drones -- 1055