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                        - Also Policy #481
110            School Board Member Ethics
111            Philosophy of the Board of Education
112            Publicity - Public Information                                                             - Also Policy #801
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            Meetings
131.1         Agenda - Administration
132            Agenda/Preparation/Inclusion of Items
133            Minutes
134            Executive Sessions
135            Rules of Order
140            School Board Policies
140.1         Superintendent Duties                                                                            - Also Policy #211
140.2         Administrative Prerogative in the Absence of Policy                              - Also Policy #231
141            Policy Development/Revision                                                                 - Also Policy #241
142            Exceptions to Policy                                                                               - Also Policy #810
150            School Board Electronic Communication
160            Non-Discrimination                                                                                 - Also Policies #412, #571, #631
170            Board Member Development
171            Board Member Conflict of Interest
180            Reports and Research


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                                                                           - Also Policy #611
211             Superintendent Duties                                                                              - Also Policy #140.1
211.1          Exemption from Immunization/TB Examination
211.2          Foreign Study Abroad
212             Superintendent, Approval of Employees                                                  - Also Policy #693
212.1          Summer Vacancies
213             School Cancellation/Delayed Opening
214             Acceptance of Gifts                                                                                   - Also Policy #831
215             Transfer Within the District                                                                        - Also Policy #442
216             Superintendent, Absence of
231             Administrative Prerogative in the Absence of Policy                                 - Also Policy #140.2
241             Policy Development/Revision                                                                    - Also Policy #141
248             Response to Public Information Requests
249             Data/Records Retention
                    Records Retention Schedule
251             Federal Programs Authorization
252             Local/State Grant Authorization
261             Agreement between the State of New Hampshire                                    - Also Policy #871
                   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                                                                                                          - Also Policy #874
323             Purchasing of Goods for Non-District Usage
326             School Nutrition Services Charging
350             Fixed Assets (Inventories)
361             Food Service Funding                                                                                                   - Also Policy #721
362             Trust Fund                                                                                                                     - Also Policy #480
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                                                                      - Also Policy #601
411             Physical Examinations - Employees
412            
Non-Discrimination                                                                                  - Also Policies #160, #571, #631
413             Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace
414             Sexual Harrassment                                                                                - Also Policy #521
                   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                                  - Also Policy #681
430             Restraint and Seclusion and related forms  (policy)                                - Also Policy #536.1
                     Restraint/Seclusion Report Form (form)
                     Intentional Physical Contact Form (form)
                     RSA 126-U Limiting Child Restraint
431             Professional Expectations
432             Child Abuse and Neglect                                                                        - Also Policy #537
433             Acceptable Internet Use - Staff                                                              - Also Policy #652 and #817
434             Social Media - Concord School District Staff
441             Assignments, Secondary
441.1          Department Chairpersons/Coordinators
442             Transfer Within the District                                                                   - Also Policy #215
450             Teacher Performance and Evaluation
451             Other Employees
461             Substitutes
462             Criminal Records Checks
480             Trust Fund                                                                                            - Also Policy #362
481             Board Member Indemnification - Save Harmless                        - Also Policy #481
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                                                                                                  - Also Policy #740
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
520             Safe School Zone
521             Sexual Harassment                                                                                          - Also Policy #414
                   Sexual Harassment Investigators
529             Homeless Students
530             Student Wellness
531             Concord School District Health Procedures Manual (policy)
                   Concord School District Health Procedures Manual (document)
535             Exploitation of Students
535.1          Solicitation of Students                                                                                - Also Policy #842
536             Corporal Punishment
536.1          Restraint and Seclusion        (policy)                                                      - Also Policy #430
                     Restraint/Seclusion Report Form           (form)
                     Intentional Physical Contact Form       (form)
                   RSA 126-U Limiting Child Restraint
537             Child Abuse and Neglect                                                                             - Also Policy #432
538             Safety Program                                                                                               - Also Policy #750
539            Student Safety and Violence Prevention - Bullying
                         Bullying, Cyberbullying, Harassment and Retaliation Incident Reporting Form
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
541.4          Student Conduct on Buses                                                                   
- Also Policy #711.1
542             Acceptable Internet Use - Students
551             Season Ticket Rates
561             Sargent Memorial Essay Contest                                                     
- Also Policy #673
571             Non-Discrimination                                                                                    - Also Policies #160, #412, #631
575             Special Education Manual  (policy)                                                 - Also Policy #625
                   The Special Education Manual (manual)
580             Student Records and Information
581.1          Senior Class List                                                                                        
- Also Policy #843
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            

601             Professional Development                      - Also Policy #401
602             Grade Plan of Organization, Concord High School
603             Program Evaluation and Review
611             School District Calendar                           
- Also Policy #210
620             Home Education
621             Extended Learning Opportunities for High School Students
625             Special Education Manual      (policy)                         
- Also Policy #575
                   The Special Education Manual   (manual)
630             Selection of Instructional Materials
631             Non-Discrimination                                        
- Also Policies #160, #412, #571
633             Community Education
641             Class Size Guidelines
642             Opening Exercises
643             Religious Observances and Displays                 
- Also Policy #816
650             Parental Request for Alternative Course Material
651             Citizen's Request for Reconsideration of Instructional Materials    
- Also Policy #815
                   Procedures for Selection and Reconsideration of Instructional Materials
652             Acceptable Internet Use - Staff                            -
Also Policy #433, #817
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    
- Also Policy #561
681             Instruction of Temporarily Home-Bound Students      - Also Policy #429
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               
- Also Policy #712
691.2          Practice-Orientation Sports Program
691.3          Exceptional Athletic Ability
691.4          Student-Parent Consent, Athletics
692             Foreign Study Abroad
693             Superintendent, Approval of Employees
             - Also Policy #212
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             Transportation
711.1          Student Conduct on Buses                                                - Also Policy #521
712             Athletics, Transportation                                                    - Also Policy #691.1
713             Anti-Idling
721             Food Service Funding                                                             - Also Policy #361
722             Lunch Pre-Payment Policy
735             Naming of Schools and School Facilities
740             Liability                                                                                            - Also Policy #483
741             Facilities, Use Fees
741.1          Exchange of Facilities                                                            - Also Policy #873
750             Safety Program                                                                          - Also Policy #538
751             Fire Exit Drill and Fire Prevention Rules
752             Bomb Threats
753             Tobacco Use on School Premises
754             School Visitors                                                                              - Also Policy #821.1
755             Alcoholic Beverages                                                                 - Also Policy #821.3
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                                                    - Also Policy #112
810             Exceptions to Policy                                                                       - Also Policy #142
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             - Also Policy #651
                   Procedures for Selection and Reconsideration of Instructional Materials
816             Religious Observances and Displays                                          - Also Policy #643
817             Acceptable Internet Use - Staff                                                     - Also Policy #433, #652
821             Facilities Use Fees
821.1          School Visitors                                                                              - Also Policy #754
821.3          Alcoholic Beverages                                                                     - Also Policy #755
831             Acceptance of Gifts                                                                      - Also Policy #214
                   Administrative Criteria for Acceptance of Gifts
841             Advertising and Posting of Notices in the Schools
842             Solicitation of Students                                                                 - Also Policy #535.1
843            Senior Class List                                                                           - Also Policy #581.1
871            Agreement between the State of New Hampshire                        - Also Policy #261
                 and/or the City of Concord and the Concord School District

872            Planning School Facilities
873            Exchange of Facilities                                                                   - Also Policy #741.1
874            Cooperative Bids                                                                           - Also Policy #322.1
890            Designated Volunteers
                  Procedures to Implement Policy 890
                  Designated Volunteer Application
                  Designated Volunteer Service Statement & Agreement