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By-Laws (Section 1000)
Internal Operations (Section 2000)
Community Relations (Section 3000)
Administration (Section 4000)
Non-Instructional/Business Operations (Section 5000)
Personnel (Section 6000)
Students (Section 7000)
Instruction (Section 8000)
 

By-Laws
 (Table of Contents - Section 1000)

1110 - School District and Board of Education Legal Status 1321 - Duties of the President of the Board of Education 1340 - Duties of the External (Independent) Auditor
1120 - Board of Education Authority 1322 - Duties of the Vice President of the Board of Education 1410 - Policy
1130 - Number of Members and Terms of Office 1330 - Appointments & Designations by the Board of Education 1420 - Execution of Policy:  Administrative  Regulations
1210 - Board of Education Members: Qualifications 1331 - Duties of the District Clerk 1510 - Regular Board Meetings and Rules
1220 - Board of Education Members:  Nomination & Election 1332 - Duties of the School District Treasurer 1511 - Agenda Format
1230 - Reporting of Expenditures 1333 - Duties of the Tax Collector 1520 - Special Meetings of the Board of Education
1240 - Resignation and Dismissal 1334 - Duties of the Independent Auditor 1610 - Annual District Meeting
1250 - Legal Qualifications of Voters at School District Meetings 1335 - Appointment and Duties of the Internal Claims Auditor 1611 - Business of the Annual District Election
1260 - Submission of Questions and Propositions at Annual Elections and Special District Meetings 1336 - Duties of the Extraclassroom Activities Funds Treasurer(s) 1620 - Annual Organizational Meeting:  Time
1270 - Absentee Ballots 1337 - Duties of the School Attorneys 1710 - Quorum
1310 - Powers and Duties of the Board 1338 - Duties of the School Physician 1720 - Minutes
1320 - Nomination and Election of Board Officers 1339 - Duties of the Internal Auditor 1730 - Executive Sessions

Internal Operations
(Table of Contents - Section 2000)

2110 - Orienting New Board Members 2210 - Committees of the Board 2330 - Compensation and Expenses
2120 - Use of Parliamentary Procedure 2310 - Membership in Associations 2340 - Board Self-Evaluation
2130 - Board Member Training 2320 - Attendance by Board Members at Conferences, Conventions, and Workshops  

Community Relations
 (Table of Contents - Section 3000)

3110 - School Sponsored Media 3222 - Complaints and Grievances by Students 3270 - Use of School Facilities, Materials and Equipment
3120 - Relations wth the Municipal Governments 3230 - Participation in School-Based Planning and Shared Decision Making  3280 - Operation of Motor-Driven Vehicles on District Property
3130 - Senior Citizens 3231 - Student Participation 3310 - Public Access to Records
3140 - Flag Display 3240 - Parent-Teacher Group 3320 - Confidentiality of Computerized Information
3150 - School Volunteers 3250 - Booster Clubs 3410 - Code of Conduct on School Property and at School Functions
3160 - Adult Education 3260 - Public Sales on School Property 3411 - Prohibition of Weapons on School Grounds
3210 - Visitors to the School 3261 - Advertising in Schools 3420 - Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment in the School District
3220 - Public Complaints 3262 - Solicitation of Funds 3510 - Emergency Closings
3221 - Complaints and Grievances by Employees 3263 - Solicitation of Charitable Donations from School Children  

Administration
(Table of Contents - Section 4000)

4110 - Administrative Personnel 4230 - Administrative Authority During Absence of the Superintendent of Schools 4310 - Superintendent of Schools
4210 - Administrative Organization and Operation 4240 - Administrative Latitude in the Absence of Board Policy 4320 - Superintendent - Board of Education Relations
4211- Line Responsibility 4250 - Use of Committees 4330 - Administrative Staff
4212 - Organizational Chart 4260 - Evaluation of the Superintendent and Other Administrative Staff 4410 - Professional Development Opportunities
4220 - Abolishing an Administrative Position    

Non-Instructional/Business Operations
(Table of Contents - Section 5000)

5110 - Budget Planning & Development 5430 - Contracts for Services and Materials 5672 - Employee Personal Identifying Information
5120 - School District Budget Hearing 5510 - Accounting of Funds 5674 - Information Security Breach and Notification
5130 - Budget Adoption 5520 - Extraclassroom Activity Fund 5675 - Student Grading Information System
5140 - Administration of the Budget 5530 - Petty Cash Funds and Cash in School Buildings 5680 - Safety and Security
5150 - Contingency Budget 5540 - Audit Committee 5681 - Emergency Management Plan
5210 - Revenues 5560 - Internal Audit Function 5682 - Crisis Response
5220 - District Investments 5570 - Financial Accountability 5685 - Use of a District Cellular Phone
5230 - Acceptance of Gifts, Grants and Bequests to the School District 5571 - Allegations of Fraud 5690 - Exposure Control Program
5240 - School Tax Assessment and Collections 5574 - Medicaid Compliance Program Policy 5691 - Communicable Diseases
5241 - Property Tax Exemption for the Elderly 5610 - Insurance 5692 - Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Related Illnesses
5250 - Sale and Disposal of School District Property 5620 - Inventories 5695 - Cardiac Automated External Defibrillators (AED's) in Public School Facilities
5260 - Rental/Lease of Facilities 5621 - Accounting of Fixed Assets 5710 - Transportation Program
5310 - Bonding of Employees and School Board Officers 5630 - Facilities:  Inspection, Operation and Maintenance 5720 - Scheduling and Routing
5320 - Expenditures of School District Funds 5631 - Hazardous Waste and Handling of Toxic Substances by Employees 5730 - Transportation of Students
5330 - Budget Transfers 5632 - Pest Management and Pesticide Usage 5740 - Use of Buses by Community Groups
5340 - Borrowing of Funds 5640 - Smoking/Tobacco Use 5750 - School Bus Safety Program
5350 - Change Orders for Capital Projects 5650 - Energy/Water Conservation and Recycling of Solid Waste 5751 - School Bus Safety Belts
5410 - Principles of Purchasing  5660 -  - School Food Service Program (Lunch and Breakfast) 5760 - Qualification of Bus Drivers
5420 - Purchasing:  Competitive Bidding and Offering 5665 - District Wellness Policy 5761 - Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus Drivers and Other Safety-Sensitive Employees
5421 - Procurement of Goods and Services 5670 - Records Management 5770 - Idling School Buses on School Grounds
6110 - Code of Ethics for All District Personnel 6212.1 - Incidental Teaching 6450 - Theft of Services or Property
6120 - Equal Employment Opportunity 6213 - Probation and Tenure 6460 - Jury Duty
6121 - Sexual Harassment of Employees 6213.1 - Disciplining of a Tenured Tacher of Certified Personnel 6470 - Tutoring for Pay
6130 - Evaluation of Personnel 6214 - Staff:  Separation 6480 - Staff Use of Computerized Information Resources
6140 - Health Examinations 6215 - Employment of Relatives or Board of Education Members 6481 - Staff-Student Relations (Fraternization)
6150 - Alcohol, Drugs and Other Substances (School Personnel) 6220 - Temporary Personnel 6510 - Health Insurance
6151 - Drug-Free Workplace 6230 - Professional Growth/Staff Development 6520 - Workers' Compensation
6160 - Conference and Travel Reimbursement 6310 - Appointment - Support Staff 6530 - Payroll Deductions
6162 - Meals and Refreshments 6320 - Employment of Teacher Aides 6540 - Defense and Indemnification of Board Members, Employees and Authorized Volunteers
6170 - Building/Department Assignments of Spouses and Relatives 6410 - Maintaining Discipline and Conduct 6550 - Leaves of Absence
6180 - Conditional Appointment 6420 - Employee Personnel Records and Release of Information 6551 - Family and Medical Leave Act
6210 - Certified Personnel 6430 - Employee Activities 6552 - Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) / Military Leaves of Absence
6211 - Recruitment 6440 - Collective Bargaining Units 6560- Employee Assistance Program(EAP)
6212 - Certification    

Students
(Table of Contents - Section 7000)

7110 - Comprehensive Student Attendance 7312 - Suspension of Students 7531 - Sexual Harassment of Students
7120 - Age of Entrance 7313 - Students Presumed to Have a Disability for Discipline Purposes 7537 - Bullying:  Peer Abuse in Schools
7121 - Diagnostic Screening of Students 7320- Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs and Other Substances (Students) 7540 - Student Directory Information
7122 - Attendance Records 7322 - Use of Alcohol Sensing Devices 7550 - Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)
7122.1- Excuses and Absences 7330 - Searches and Interrogations of Students 7560 - Notification of Sex Offenders
7122.2- Released Time of Students 7340 - Bus Rules and Regulations 7570 - Supervision of Students
7130 - Entitlement to Attend - Age and Residency 7350 - Corporal Punishment/Emergency Interventions 7610 - Special Education:  District Plan

7135 - Education of Homeless Children and Youth
7360 - Weapons in School and the Gun-Free Schools Act 7611 - Children with Disabilities
7140 - School Attendance Zones and Transfer of Students 7370 - Student Use of Electronic Communication Devices 7612 - Grouping by Similarity of Needs
7150 - Educational Services for Married/Pregnant Students 7410 - Extracurricular Activities 7613 - Special Education Programs and Related Services
7210 - Student Evaluation, Promotion and Placement 7411 - Editorial Control of School-Sponsored Student Publications and Activities 7614 - Preschool Special Education Program
7211 - Provision of Interpreter Services to Parents Who Are Hearing Impaired 7420 - Sports and the Athletic Program 7615 - Discipline of Students
7216 - Pre-Referral Intervention Strategies 7430 - Fundraising by Students 7616 - Use of Time Out Rooms
7220 - Graduation Requirements/Early Graduation/Accelerated Programs 7440 - Contests for Students, Student Awards and Scholarships 7620 - Independent Educational Evaluation
7221- Early Graduation 7450 - Musical Instruments 7624 - Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
7222 - Diploma or Credential Options for Students with Disabilities 7460 - Student Use of Computerized Information Resources (Acceptable Use Policy) 7630 - Appointment and Training of CSE and CPSE Members
7230 - Dual Credit for College Courses 7511 - Immunization of Students 7640 - Student Individualized Education Program (IEP):  Development and Provision
7240 - Student Records:  Access and Challenge 7512 - Student Physicals 7641 - Extended School Year (July/August) Services and/or Programs
7242 - Military Recruiters Access to High School Students and Information on Students 7513 - Administration of Medication 7650 - Identification and Register of Children with Disabilities (Child Find)
7300 - School Conduct and Discipline 7514 - Student Health Records 7660 - Parent Involvement for Children with Disabilities
7310 - Code of Conduct 7516- Students with Life-Threatening Health Conditions 7661 - Declassification of Students with Disabilities
7311 - Loss or Destruction of District Property or Resources 7520 - Accidents 7670 - Due Process Complaints; Selection and Board Appointment of Impartial Hearing Officers
  7530 - Child Abuse & Neglect/Maltreatment 7671 - Special Education Mediation

Instruction
(Table of Contents - Section 8000)
 

8110 - Curriculum Development, Resources and Evaluation 8270 - Instructional Technology 8350- Use of Copyrighted Materials
8210 - Safety Conditions and Programs 8271 - Internet Safety/Internet Filtering Policy 8360 - Misuse/Abuse of Software and/or Electronic Communication Systems
8211 -Prevention Instruction 8280 - Instruction for Students with Limited English Proficiency 8410 - School Calendar and School Day
8212 -Fire Drills, Bomb Threats and Bus Emergency Drills 8310 - Purposes of Instructional Materials 8420 - Opening Exercises
8220 - Occupational Education 8320 - Selection of Library and Audiovisual Materials 8440 - Home Tutoring (Temporary)
8230 - Guidance Program 8330 - Objection to Instructional Materials 8450 - Field Trips
8240 - Instructional Programs:  Gifted and Talented Education and Physical Education 8331 - Controversial Issues 8460 - Home Instruction (Permanent)
8250 - Evaluation of the Instructional Program 8332 - Curriculum Areas in Conflict with Religious Beliefs 8470 - Alternative Education Program
8260 - Programs and Projects Funded by Title I 8340 - Textbooks/Workbooks 8480 - Program Sharing

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Dr. Alice Kendrick, Superintendent

P.O. Box 606
DeWitt, NY 13214

Phone: (315) 445-8300
www.jamesvilledewitt.org


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