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Diamond Lake District 76

Board Policy Manual

Board Policy Manual

Contents (will take you to the links on this page for that section):

Section 1 - School District Organization
Section 2 - School Board
Section 3 - General School Administration
Section 4 - Operational Services
Section 5 - Personnel
Section 6 - Instruction
Section 7 - Students
Section 8 - Community Relations

Index of Policy Manual
Index of State Statutes

Section 1 - School District Organization

1:10 School District Legal Status
1:20 District Organization, Operations, and Cooperative Agreements
1:30 School District Philosophy

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Section 2 - School Board


2:10 School District Governance
2:20 Powers and Duties of the School Board
2:21 The Board Convenes the Community
2:22 Board Monitors Performance

Board Member

2:30 School District Elections
2:40 Board Member Qualifications
2:50 Board Member Term of Office
2:60 Board Member Removal from Office
2:70 Vacancies on the School Board - Filling Vacancies
2:80 Board Member Oath and Conduct
2:90 OPEN
2:100 Board Member Conflict of Interest
2:105 Ethics and Gift Ban
2:110 Qualifications, Term, and Duties of Board Officers
2:120 Board Member Development
2:125 Board Member Expenses

Board Relationships

Board Meetings

2:200 Types of School Board Meetings
2:210 Organizational School Board Meeting
2:220 School Board Meeting Procedure
2:230 Public Participation at School Board Meetings and Petitions to the Board

Board Policy

2:240 Board Policy Development

Board Records

2:250 Access to District Public Records

Uniform Grievance Procedure

Section 3 - General School Administration

3:10 Goals and Objectives
3:20 OPEN
3:30 Line and Staff Relations
3:40 Superintendent
3:42 Administrative Code of Ethics
3:50 Administrative Personnel Other Than the Superintendent
3:60 Administrative Responsibility of the Building Principal
3:70 Succession of Authority

Section 4 - Operational Services

4:10 Fiscal and Business Management
4:11 Fiscal Responsibility
4:15 Identity Protection

4:20 Fund Balances
4:30 Revenue and Investments
4:40 Incurring Debt
4:45 Insufficient Fund Checks
4:50 Payment Procedures
4:55 Use of Credit and Procurement Cards
4:60 Purchases and Contracts
4:70 Resource Conservation
4:80 Accounting and Audits
4:90 Activity Funds
4:100 Insurance Management
4:110 Transportation
4:120 Food Services
4:130 Free and Reduced-Price Food Services
4:140 Waiver of Student Fees
4:150 Facility Management and Building Programs
4:160 Environmental Quality of Buildings and Grounds
4:170 Safety

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Section 5 - Personnel

General Personnel

Professional Personnel

Educational Support Personnel

5:270 Employment At-Will, Compensation, and Assignment
5:280 Support Personnel Duties and Qualifications
5:285 Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers
5:290 Employment Termination and Suspensions
5:300 Schedules and Employment Year
5:310 Compensatory Time-Off
5:330 Sick Days, Vacation, Holidays, and Leaves

Section 6 - Instruction

Philosophy and Goals

6:10 Educational Philosophy and Objectives
6:15 School Accountability

Educational Calendar and Organization


6:40 Curriculum Development
6:50 School Wellness
6:60 Curriculum Content
6:65 Student Social and Emotional Development
6:70 Teaching About Religions
6:80 Teaching About Controversial Issues
6:90 OPEN
6:100 Using Animals in the Educational Program

Special Programs

Instructional Resources

Guidance and Counseling

6:270 Guidance and Counseling Program


6:280 Grading and Promotion
6:290 Homework
6:315 High School Credit for Students in Grades 7 & 8
6:340 Student Testing and Assessment Program

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Section 7 - Students


7:30 Student Assignment and Intra-District Transfer
7:40 Nonpublic School Students, Including Parochial and Home-Schooled Students
7:50 School Admissions and student Transfers To and From Non-District Schools
7:60 Residence

7:70 Attendance and Truancy
7:80 Release Time for Religious Instruction/Observance
7:90 Release During School Hours
7:100 Health, Eye, and Dental Examinations; Immunizations; and Exclusion of Students
7:110 OPEN
7:120 OPEN

Rights and Responsibilities

Welfare Services

7:250 Student Support Services
7:260 Exemption from Physical Education
7:270 Administering Medicines to Students
7:280 Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease
7:285 Food Allergy Management
7:290 Adolescent Suicide Awareness and Prevention Programs


Section 8 - Community Relations

8:10 Connection with the Community
8:20 Community Use of School Facilities
8:25 Advertising and Distributing Materials in Schools Provided by Non-School Related Entities
8:30 Visitors to and Conduct on School Property
8:40 OPEN
8:50 Visitors To The Schools
8:60 OPEN
8:70 Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities
8:80 Gifts to the District
8:90 Parent Organizations and Booster Clubs
8:95 Parental Involvement
8:100 Relations with Other Organizations and Agencies
8:110 Public Complaints