Policies

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Section 100        Board Governance and Operation
This section is for statements about the school board - how it is elected and organized; how it conducts its meetings and operates; as well as its philosophy and educational objectives. This section also contains statements about the school district Charter and the duties of the various officers.

            100 – 109        School Board Legal Status
            110 – 119        School Board Philosophy and Goals
            120 – 129        School Board Organization
            130 – 139        School Board Meetings
            140 – 149        School Board Policy Development
            150 – 159        Reporting to the Public
            160 – 169        Non-Discrimination
            170 – 179        Board Member Services
            180 – 189        Reports and Research
            190 – 199        Miscellaneous Board Operation Policies

Policy
Number
Title 
101.1 Board Member Indemnification - Save Harmless
110         
School Board Member Ethics
111 Philosophy of the Board of Education
112 Publicity - Public Information
115 Board Member or District Officer Resignation
121 Elective Board Officers
122 Treasurer
123 Duties, Clerk
124 School Board Standing Committees
125 Student Representative(s) - School Board
131 Regular School Board Meeting
131.1 Agenda - Administration and Publication
132 Agenda Preparation and Dissemination
133 Minutes
134 Non-Public Sessions
135 Rules of Order
140 School Board Policies
140.1 School Superintendent Duties
140.2 Administrative Prerogative in the Absence of Policy
141 Policy Development/Revision
142 Exceptions to Policy
 143 Suspension of Policies Regarding Internal Board Operations
150 School Board Electronic Communication
160 Non-Discrimination
170 School Board Member Development
171 School Board Member Conflict of Interest

 
Section 200        General School Administration
This section is for statements about school district management, the administrative structure, and department administration as well as duties and responsibilities of the Superintendent.

 
            200 – 209        Administrative Goals and Priorities
            210 – 219        Duties/Responsibilities of the Superintendent
            220 – 229        Administrative Organization
            230 – 239        School District Operation
            240 – 249        Policy Development and Implementation
            250 – 259        Administration of Special Programs
            260 – 269        Relations with the Public and Community
            270 – 279        Administrative Reports
            280 – 289        Administrative Councils and Committees
            290 – 299        Miscellaneous School Administration Policies

Policy
Number
Title 
210
School District Calendar
211
Superintendent Duties
211.1
Exemption from Immunization/TB Examination
212
Superintendent, Approval of Employees
213
School Closings/Delayed Openings
214
Acceptance of Gifts
215
Transfer Within the District
216
Superintendent, Absence of
231
Administrative Prerogative in the Absence of Policy
241
Policy Development/Revision
248
Response to Public Records Requests
249
Data/Records Retention
Records Retention Schedule
251
Local/State/Federal Grant Programs Authorization
 261 Agreement between the State of New Hampshire
and/or the City of Concord and the Concord School District
                  


Section 300        Fiscal Management
This section is for statements concerning district fiscal affairs,management of district funds and expenditures as well as statements on tuition charges and payments.
            300 – 309        Fiscal Management Goals and Priorities
            310 – 319        Annual Budget Procedures
            320 – 329        Payment and Purchasing Procedures
            330 – 339        Revenues and Gifts
            340 – 349        Payroll Procedures
            350 – 359        Fiscal Reporting
            360 – 369        Special Funds and Applications
            370 – 379        School District Property
            380 – 389        Scholarships and Student Activity Funds
            390 – 399        Miscellaneous Fiscal Policies

Policy
Number
Title 
300
Fiscal Management Plan
301
Fraud Prevention
320
Purchasing Procedure
322
Bidding
322.1
Cooperative Bids
323
Purchasing of Goods for Non-District Usage
326
School Nutrition Services Charging
350
Fixed Assets (Inventories)
361
Food Service Funding
362
Trust Fund
372
Home Use of District Computers
381
Rundlett Scholarship Fund


Section 400        Personnel
This section contains statements about employment procedures and statements that pertain to employees, including professional personnel as well as support and non-certified personnel.
 
            400 – 409        Personnel Goals and Priorities
            410 – 419        Professional Staff: Employment Procedures
            420 – 429        Compensation and Benefits
            430 – 439        Responsibilities
            440 – 449        Assignments, Duties and Transfers
            450 – 459        Evaluation
            460 – 469        Substitutes and Part-Time
            470 – 479        Staff Development
            480 – 489        Miscellaneous Policies
            490 – 499        Support Staff

Policy
Number
Title 
401
Professional Development
411
Physical Examinations - Employees
412
Non-Discrimination
413
Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace
414
Sexual Harrassment 
Sexual Harrassment Investigators
421
Payroll Periods
422.1
Health Insurance
422.3
Tax-Sheltered Annuity Program Benefits
422.4
Worker's Compensation
423
Placement on Salary Schedule Steps
423.1
Vocational Teachers, Creditable Experience
423.2
Salary: Advancement to a Higher Degree Category
423.3
Advance to Higher Salary
424.1
Leaves of Absence for Health Reasons
424.2
Leaves of Absence for Military Obligations
424.3
Leaves of Absence for Military Service
424.4
Unpaid Leaves of Absence
425
Subpoena/Jury Duty
426
Guidance Counselors
428
Death Benefits (Sick Leave)
429
Instruction of Temporarily Home-Bound Students
430
Restraint and Seclusion and related forms  (policy)
RSA 126-U Limiting Child Restraint
431
Professional Expectations
432
Child Abuse and Neglect 
433
Acceptable Internet Use - Staff
434
Social Media - Concord School District Staff
441 Assignments, Secondary
441.1 Department Chairpersons/Coordinators
442 Transfer Within the District 
450 Teacher Performance and Evaluation
451
Other Employees
461 Substitutes
462 Background Investigation and Criminal Records Checks
480 Trust Fund
481 Board Member Indemnification - Save Harmless
482
Teachers, Exploitation of
482.1 Concord School District Self-Funding Plus Program Statement of Policy Regarding the Use and Disclosure of Protected Health Information
483 Liability 
491 Cafeteria Workers
492 Custodians


Section 500        Students
This section contains statements concerning students - admissions, attendance, rights, responsibilities, conduct, discipline, health, residence, student records and welfare.

 
            500 – 509        Student Goals and Priorities
            510– 519         Student Admissions and Attendance
            520– 529         Student Rights
            530– 539         Student Health and Welfare
            540– 549         Student Conduct and Discipline
            550– 559         Student Fines, Fees and Charges
            560– 569         Student Awards and Scholarships
            570– 579         Equal Educational Opportunity
            580– 589         Student Records
            590– 599         Miscellaneous Student Policies
 
Policy
Number
Title 
511
Non-Resident Student Admission
511.1
Elementary Enrollment Areas
512
Entrance Age
513.3
Tuition Students
513.4
Vocational Educational Programs
514
Attendance, Absenteeism and Truancy
514.1
Dismissal, Student Request
515
Post-Graduate Students
516
Guidelines for Foreign Exchange
517
Manifest Educational Hardship
518
Access to Public School Programs by Nonpublic, Charter School and
Home-Educated Pupils

520
Safe School Zone
521
Sexual Harassment 
Sexual Harassment Investigators
529
Homeless Students
530
Student Wellness
531
Concord School District Health Procedures Manual (policy)
535
Exploitation of Students
535.1
Solicitation of Students
536
Corporal Punishment
536.1
Restraint and Seclusion (policy) 

RSA 126-U Limiting Child Restraint

537
Child Abuse and Neglect
538
Safety Program
539
Student Safety and Violence Prevention - Bullying
540
Code of Student Conduct
540.1
School Wide Behavioral Interventions and Supports
541
Co-Curricular Expectations
541.2
Dress Code
541.3
Driving and Parking
542
Acceptable Internet Use - Students
551
Season Ticket Rates
561
Sargent Memorial Essay Contest
571
Non-Discrimination
575
Special Education Manual  (policy)
580
Student Records and Information
581.1
Senior Class List
590
Student Fund-Raising Activities
591
Student Activities Fund Management
592
Non-Educational Questionnaires, Surveys and Research


Section 600        Instruction
This section contains statements about the instructional program including student activities, adult education, and class-size guidelines and staff assignments.
 
            600 – 609        Instructional Goals and Priorities
            610 – 619        School Year and Calendar
            620 – 629        Curriculum Development
            630 – 639        Instructional Programs
            640 – 649        Instructional Organization
            650 – 659        Instructional Resources
            660 – 669        Evaluation of Instructional Programs
            670 – 679        Academic Achievement
            680 – 689        Pupil Personnel Services
            690 – 699        Student Activities and Organizations

Policy
Number
Title 
600 School District Goals
601
Professional Development
602
Grade Plan of Organization, Concord High School
603
Program Evaluation and Review
611
School District Calendar
620
Home Education
621
Extended Learning Opportunities for High School Students
625
Special Education Manual (policy)
630
Selection of Instructional Materials
631
Non-Discrimination
633
Community Education
641
Class Size Guidelines
642
Opening Exercises and Patriotic Exercises
643
Religious Observances and Displays
650
Parental Request for Alternative Course Material
651
Citizen's Request for Reconsideration of Instructional Materials
Procedures for Selection and Reconsideration of Instructional Materials

652
Acceptable Internet Use - Staff
661
Accountability Plan
670
Promotion
671
Graduation Requirements
671.1
Early Admission to College
671.2
Physical Education
671.3
Early Graduation
673
Sargent Memorial Essay Contest
681
Instruction of Temporarily Home-Bound Students
682
Personality Testing
683
Parental Involvement in Education
690
Participation in Interscholastics
690.1
Athletic Philosophy and Guidelines
691
Athletic Program
691.1
Athletic, Transportation
691.2
Practice-Orientation Sports Program
691.3
Exceptional Athletic Ability
691.4
Student-Parent Consent, Athletics
693
Superintendent, Approval of Employees
694
Field Trips
695
Athletic Trips


Section 700        Support Services and Facilities
This section contains statements about non-instructional services such as food service, transportation, use of facilities including emergency and safety procedures.
            700 – 709        Goals and Priorities
            710 – 719        Transportation Services
            720 – 729        Food Services
            730 – 739        Facilities: Planning, Construction and Renovation
            740 – 749        Facilities: Rental and Use of
            750 – 759        Facilities: Safety and Emergency Procedures
            760 – 769        Building and Grounds Management
            770 – 779        Retirement of School Facilities
            780 – 789        Dedication of School Facilities
            790 – 799        Miscellaneous Support Services Policies

Policy
Number
Title 
711
Student Transportation Services
712
Athletics, Transportation
713
Anti-Idling
721
Food Service Funding
722
Lunch Pre-Payment
735
Naming of Schools and School Facilities
740
Liability 
741
Facilities, Use Fees
741.1
Exchange of Facilities
750
Safety Program
751
Fire Exit Drill and Fire Prevention Rules
752
Bomb Threats
753
Tobacco Use on School Premises
754
School Visitors
755
Alcoholic Beverages
756
Playground Safety
757
Use of Portable Electronic Devices
761
Indoor Air Quality


Section 800        Community Relations
This section contains statements on relations with the general public and community agencies, including other educational agencies and groups.
            800 – 809        Goals and Priorities
            810 – 819        Public Information Program
            820 – 829        Community Use of Facilities
            830 – 839        Donations and Gifts
            840 – 849        Solicitation and Advertising in the Schools
            850 – 859        Public Participation at Board Meetings
            860 – 869        Relations with Other Educational Agencies
            870 – 879        Relations with Government Agencies
            880 – 889        Relations and Community Agencies
            890 – 899        Miscellaneous Community Relations Policies

Policy
Number
Title 
801
Publicity - Public Information
810
Exceptions to Policy
811
Communications/Public Notification/Right to Know Law
812
Communication of Concerns to School Officials
813
Notification of Special Meetings
814
Special Education - 94:142 Application
815
Citizen's Request for Reconsideration of Instructional Materials 
Procedures for Selection and Reconsideration of Instructional Materials
816
Religious Observances and Displays
817
Acceptable Internet Use - Staff
821
Facilities Use Fees
821.1
School Visitors
821.3
Alcoholic Beverages
831
Acceptance of Gifts
841
Advertising and Posting of Notices in the Schools
842
Solicitation of Students
843
Senior Class List 
871
Agreement between the State of New Hampshire and/or the City of Concord and the Concord School District
872
Planning School Facilities
873
Exchange of Facilities
874
Cooperative Bids
875
Relations with Police Authorities 
890
Designated Volunteers
Procedures to Implement Policy 890
Designated Volunteer Application
Designated Volunteer Service Statement & Agreement