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0_Index to District Policies

0_Index to District Policies

How to use this Index

This is an index to the terms and codes in Adams 12 Five Star Schools policy classification system. The index has the following features:

  • Words or phrases which are not underlined may lead the user to a specific policy title. They are followed by information on what other titles to see in the index.
  • References to Master Agreements and Board Policies are not included in this Index. Be sure to consult these separate documents as may be indicated by an individual question.
0_Index to District Policies

INDEX TO DISTRICT POLICIES

November 2023

A

 Absences and Excuses (See “Student Attendance”; “Make-up Work”)

5240  Acceleration and Grade Skipping (See also “Age Requirement: Kindergarten)

Abuse Reporting, Child (See “Reporting Child Abuse/Neglect”)

Accountability (See “Shared Decision Making”; “Parent/Community Engagement in Education”)

5420  Administering Medications to Students (See also “Administration of Medical Marijuana to Qualified Students”)

5425    Administration of Medical Marijuana to Qualified Students (See also “Administering Medications to Students”)

Administrative Personnel (See “Selection and Appointment of Administrators”; “Administrative Transfers”)

2110 Administrative Transfers

Admission of International Exchange Students (See “International Exchange Students”)

Admission of Nonresident Students (See “Student Residency”)

Admission, Denial of (See “Denial of Admission”)

Advanced Classes (See “Post-Secondary Planning and Enrollment Options”)

Advanced College Placement (See “Post-Secondary Planning and Enrollment Options”)

After School Programs (See “Before and After School Enrichment (BASE) Programs”)

5230 Age Requirement: Kindergarten (See also “Acceleration and Grade Skipping”)

Alcohol or Illegal Drugs, Employee Use of (See “Employee Use of Drugs, Alcohol or Controlled Substances”)

Allergies (See “Students with Food Allergies”)

Animals (See “Service Animals on District Property”; “Therapy Dogs on District Property”)

Annuities (See “Tax Sheltered Annuities and Other Deferred Compensation Arrangements”)

Assemblies (See “Religious Content and Materials”)

Assessments (See “Student Assessment”)

5530 At Risk Students

4120 Athletic Coaches

6250 Athletics

Attendance Areas (See “School Attendance Areas”)

Audio Recording/Monitoring (See “Video and Audio Monitoring”)

Auditorium Use by Public (See “Community Use of District-owned Facilities”)

3730 Authorized Personnel in School Kitchens

Authorization of Purchases (See “Procurement and Signature Authority”)

B

5800 BASE

Beepers (See “Student Use of Cell Phones and Other Personal Electronic Devices”)

5800 Before and After School Enrichment (BASE) Programs

3330 Bid Protest Policy

Birth Control, Student (See “Student Pregnancy/Birth Control Issues and Sexual Activity”)

Bomb Threats (See “Emergency Response Plan”; “Student Due Process”)

Book Complaints (See “Teaching About Controversial Issues and the Use of Controversial Materials”; “Challenges to Curriculum, Instructional Materials and Activities”)

1400 Booster Organizations/Parent Groups

Boundary Change (See “School Attendance Areas”)

Building Use (See “Community Use of District-Owned Facilities”)

3810 Building Access

Bullying (See “Student Bullying, Harassment, Hazing, Intimidation and Threatening Behavior”)

Buses, School (See “Student Transportation”)

3350 Business Sponsorships, Advertising Agreements and Exclusivity Contracts

C

Cafeterias (See “Nutrition Services Operations”)

Calendar (See “Perpetual School Calendar”)

Cellular Phones (See “Student Use of Cell Phones and Other Personal Electronic Devices” and “Employee Cell Phone and Other Personal Electronic Communication Devices”)

Censorship (See “Teaching About Controversial Issues and the Use of Controversial Materials”; “Challenges to Curriculum, Instructional Materials and Activities”)

Ceremonies (See “Religious Content and Materials”; “Memorials, Vigils and Remembrances”)

1500 Challenges to Curriculum, Instructional Materials and Activities

1600 Charter Schools

Child Abuse Reporting (See “Reporting Child Abuse/Neglect”)

5260 Choice of Schools and School Transfers

Citizens’ Committees (See “Parent/Community Engagement in Education”)

8900 Classified Employee’s Rights and Responsibilities

4115 Classroom Removal of Disruptive Students by a Teacher

Classroom Space (See “Use of Classroom Space”)

Clothing, Prohibited (See “Staff Dress, Accessories and Grooming”; “Student Dress Code”)

Clubs (See “Co-Curricular Student Organizations”)

Coaches (See “Athletic Coaches”)

5620 Co-Curricular Student Organizations

College Classes (See “Post-Secondary Planning and Enrollment Options”)

4310 Communicable Diseases - Staff

5440 Communicable Diseases – Students

Community Engagement in Shared Decision Making (See “Parent/Community Engagement in Education”; “Shared Decision Making”)

1300 Community Use of District-Owned Facilities

Compensation (See “Guidelines for Compensating Certified Staff – Opening New Schools/Renovating of Existing Schools”)

Complaint (See “Public Complaint”)

Computer Use (See “Employee Use of Computers, the Internet and Electronic Communications”; “Student Use of District Technology and the Internet”)

Conduct Code (See “Student Code of Conduct”; “Staff Conduct”)

Conferences (See “Employee Professional Learning and Development Travel Expenses and Reimbursement”)

Conflict of Interest, Staff (See “Staff Ethics/Conflicts of Interest/Nepotism”)

Consulting Activities, Staff (See “Staff Ethics/Conflicts of Interest/Nepotism”)

Contracts (See “Procurement Policies”; “Procurement and Signature Authority”; “Procurement Competition Requirements”)

4230 Controlled Substance and Alcohol Testing for Employees with Driving Responsibilities

Controversial Issues (See “Teaching About Controversial Issues and the Use of Controversial Materials”; “Challenges to Curriculum, Instruction Materials and Activities”)

6600 Copyright

5140 Corporal Punishment

Corporate Sponsorships (See “Business Sponsorships, Advertising Agreements and Exclusivity Contracts”)

6200 Course/Program Development

5275 Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (CLDE)

D

Day Care (See “Before and After School Enrichment (BASE) Programs”)  

Debarment (See “Suspension and Debarment”)

Delay of School (See “Emergency School Closure and One-Hour Delays”)

5220 Denial of Admission

Detention of Students (See “Student Code of Conduct”; “Student Due Process”)

Development of Policies (See “Policy Development, Modification and Deletion”)

Dietary Needs (See “Nutrition Services Operations”; “Students with Food Allergies”)

Diplomas (See “Graduation Exercises”, “Graduation Requirements”)

Disabled Individuals (See “Nondiscrimination”)

Disaster Plan (See “Emergency Response Plan”)

Discipline (See “Corporal Punishment”; “Student Code of Conduct”; “Student Due Process”; “Classroom Removal of Disruptive Students by a Teacher”)

Discrimination (See “Nondiscrimination”; “Student Code of Conduct”; “Student Due Process”; “Equal Employment Opportunity”)

Dismissal of Students (See “Student Release at Other than Normal Dismissal Times”; “Emergency School Closure and Student Release at Other Than Normal Dismissal Time”)

6245 Dissection and Observation of Animals

Disruptive Students (See “Classroom Removal of Disruptive Students by a Teacher”; “Student Code of Conduct”; “Student Due Process”; “Student Habitually Disruptive Behavior”)

Distribution of Printed Materials on School Premises (See “Student Distribution of Non-School Materials”)

5670 Distribution of School/District/Non-District Related Materials

District Technology Systems and Resources (See “Internet Safety Policy”)

5450 Do Not Resuscitate Orders

8310 Document Control (See also “Records Management”)

Dogs (See “Service Animals on District Property”; Therapy Dogs on District Property”)

Dress Code (See “Safe Schools”; “Staff Dress, Accessories and Grooming”; “Student Dress Code”)

Dropout (See “Parental Notice of Dropout Status”)

Drugs (See “Controlled Substance and Alcohol Testing for Employees with Driving Responsibilities”; “Employee Use of Drugs, Alcohol or Controlled Substances”; “Student Drug, Alcohol and Controlled Substance Offenses”; Tobacco, Nicotine and Controlled Substance Delivery Mechanisms”)

6291 Dual Enrollment

Due Process (See “Student Due Process”)

E

6500 Educational Research

Electronic Devices (See “Employee Cell Phones and Other Personal Electronic Communication Devices“; “Student Use of Cell Phones and Other Personal Electronic Devices”)

Elementary School Retention (See “Retention”)

3510 Emergency Response Plan

5710 Emergency School Closure and One-Hour Delays

3740 Employee and Visitor Tobacco and Nicotine Use

4300 Employee/Authorized Volunteer Protection

4180 Employee Cell Phones and Other Personal Electronic Communication Devices

4150 Employee Professional Learning and Development Travel Expenses and Reimbursement (See also “Restricted/Prohibited Expenditures”)

4185 Employee Use of Computers, the Internet and Electronic Communications

4210 Employee Use of Drugs, Alcohol or Controlled Substances

Enrollment (See “International Exchange Students”; “Student Residency”; “Choice of Schools and School Transfers”)

Entrance Age (See “Age Requirement: Kindergarten/First Grade”; “Acceleration, and Grade Skipping”)

Equal Educational Opportunities (See “Nondiscrimination / Harassment”)

4140 Equal Employment Opportunity

3800 Equipment Protection

Evacuation of Building (See “Emergency Response Plan”)

Exchange Students (See “International Exchange Students”)

Excuses for Student Absences (See “Student Attendance”)

Expenses and Reimbursement for School District Activities (See “Restricted/Prohibited Expenditures”; “Employee Professional Learning and Development Travel Expenses and Reimbursement”)

Expulsion (See “Student Code of Conduct; Student Due Process”)

F

7300 Facilities (See Also “Use of Classroom Space”; “Community Use of District-Owned Facilities”; Naming of Facilities”)

3410 False Claims Act Protections

Fees, Student Activities (See “Athletics”; “Student Fees”)

Field Trips and Activity Travel (See “Student Field Trips and Activity Travel”)

First Grade, Age Requirement (See “Age Requirement: Kindergarten/First Grade”)

3820 Flag Displays (See also “Pledge of Allegiance”)

Food Allergies (See “Students with Food Allergies”)

Food Service Management (See “Nutrition Services Operations”)

Foreign Exchange Students (See “International Exchange Students”)

Foreign Travel (See “Student Field Trips and Activity Travel”)

5640 Fundraising

G

5080 Gangs, Secret Societies and Disruptive Groups

4000 General Personnel Policy

Grade One, Age Requirement (See “Age Requirement: Kindergarten/First Grade”)

Grades, for Behavior (See “Student Code of Conduct”)

Grade Reports (See “Reporting Student Progress”)

Grade Skipping (See “Early Access, Acceleration and Grade Skipping”)

6350 Graduation Exercises

6340 Graduation Requirements

4160 Guidelines for Compensating Certified Staff – Opening New Schools/Renovating of Existing Schools

H

Handicapped Individuals (See “Nondiscrimination”)

Harassment (See “Nondiscrimination” and/or “Student Bullying, Harassment, Hazing, Intimidation and Threatening Behavior”)

3530 Hazardous Materials

Head Lice (See “Communicable Diseases – Students”)

Health (See ”Administering Medication to Students”; “Communicable Diseases – Staff”; “Communicable Diseases – Students”; “Controlled Substance and Alcohol Testing for Employees with Driving Responsibilities”; “Do Not Resuscitate Orders”; “Employee Use of Drugs, Alcohol or Controlled Substances”; ”Reporting Child Abuse/Neglect”; “Student Immunizations”; “Student Tobacco Possession and Use”; “Student Drug, Alcohol and Controlled Substance Offenses”; “Employee Assistance Program”)

6290 Homeschooling

5270 Homeless Students

6280 Homework

I

Immunizations (See “Student Immunizations”)

8600 Indemnification

6295 Independent Study

8900 Individual Rights and Responsibilities

Individual Rights and Responsibilities (See “Classified Employee’s Rights and Responsibilities”; “Parent Rights and Responsibilities”; “Principal Rights and Responsibilities”; “Student Rights and Responsibilities”; “Superintendent Rights and Responsibilities”; “Teacher Rights and Responsibilities”)

Inoculations of Students (See “Student Immunizations”)

6230 Instructional Materials (See also “Challenges to Curriculum, Instructional Materials and Activities”)

5280 International Exchange Students

Internet (See “Employee Use of Computers, the Internet and Electronic Communications”; “Student Use of District Technology and the Internet”; “Internet Safety Policy”)

8200 Internet Safety Policy

Interscholastic Athletics (See “Athletics”)

Intramural Programs (See “Athletics”)

3400 Investment Policy

J

K

Keys (See “Building Access”)

Kindergarten, Age Requirement (See “Age Requirement: Kindergarten/First Grade”)

L

7200 Land Use and Development

3550 Law Enforcement in Schools

6205 Library Resources Selection and Reconsideration

Lice (See “Communicable Diseases – Students”)

7210 Location of Schools in Industrial and Business Park Zoning Districts

Lunch, School (See “Nutrition Services Operations”)

M

6281 Make-up Work

Medicaid Claims (See “False Claims Act Protections”)

5430 Medical Release for Students

5470 Medically Necessary Treatment in School

Medications (See “Administering Medications to Students”; “Administration of Medical Marijuana to Qualified Students”)

Middle School Retention Policy (See “Retention”)

Military Recruiters (See “Student School Records”; “Teaching About Controversial Issues and the Use of Controversial Materials”; “Distribution of Non-District Related Material”)

5610 Memorials, Vigils and Remembrances

Materials and Equipment (See “Bid Requirements”; “Equipment Protection”; “Building Access”; “Hazardous Materials”)

6240 Movies, Music and Media

Music (See “Movies, Music and Media”)

N

7500 Naming of Facilities

Nepotism (See “Staff Ethics/Conflicts of Interest/Nepotism”

8400 Nondiscrimination

Nonresident Students (See “Student Residency”)

Nurses (See “Private Duty Nurses”)

Nutrition Services (See “Nutrition Services Operations”; “Wellness Policy”)

3700 Nutrition Services Operations

O

5120 Off-Campus Behavior

Open Enrollment (See “Choice of Schools and School Transfers”)

Opening New Schools (See “Guidelines for Compensating Certified Staff-Opening New Schools/Renovating of Existing Schools”)

3610 Operation of District-Owned Small Vehicles

Organizations (See “Co-Curricular Student Organizations”; “Parent/Community Engagement in Education”; “Booster Organizations/Parent Groups”)

P

1000 Parent/Community Engagement in Education

Parent Organizations (See “Parent/Community Engagement in Education”; “Booster Organizations/Parent Groups”)

Parent-Teacher Conferences (See “Reporting Student Progress”)

5025 Parental Notice of Dropout Status

4240 Parental Notificat of Felony Charges Against Employees

8900 Parent Rights and Responsibilities

Parents (See “Student School Records”; “Visitors to District Schools/Educational Support Center During Regular Business Hours”; “Volunteer Authorization”; “Parent Rights and Responsibilities”)

4000 Personnel, General

6100 Perpetual School Calendar

6330 Physical Education Waiver

5150 Physical Intervention, Restraint and Seclusion

6255 Pledge of Allegiance

Policies, Waiver of (See “Waiver of Superintendent Policy”)

1110 Policy Development, Modification, and Deletion

8500 Political and Campaign Matters

6285 Post-Secondary Planning and Enrollment Options

Pregnancy (See “Student Pregnancy/Birth Control Issues and Sexual Activity”)

7220 Preliminary Drawings and Specifications

8900 Principal Rights and Responsibilities

Printed Materials, Distribution of (See “Distribution of Printed Materials on School Premises”; “Distribution of Non-District Related Materials)

Printing and Duplicating Services (See “Copyright”)

5460 Private Duty Nurses

3300 Procurement Policies

3310 Procurement and Signature Authority

3320 Procurement Competition Requirements     

Professional Growth (See “Expenses and Reimbursement for School District Activities”)

Public (See “Parent/Community Engagement in Education”; “Community Use of District-Owned Facilities”; “Challenges to Curriculum, Instructional Materials and Activities”; “Shared Decision Making”; “Tobacco Policy-Staff and Visitors”; Transportation – Use by Senior Citizen Groups”; Visitors to District Schools/Educational Support Center During Regular Business Hours”; Volunteer Authorization”; “Public Records Requests; “Public Conduct on School Property”; “Public Complaint”)

1550 Public Complaint

1210 Public Conduct on School Property

1800 Public Records Requests

Public Relations (See “Parent/Community Engagement in Education”)

Pupil Progress (See “Reporting Student Progress”)

Purchases, Authorization of (See “Contracting Authority and Purchasing Authority”)

Purchasing (See “Procurement Policies”; “Restricted/Prohibited Expenditures”)

Q

Questionnaires (See “Distribution of Non-District Related Materials”; “Distribution of Printed Materials on School Premises”; “Surveys and Psychological Services”)

R

Records, Student (See “Student School Records”)

8300 Records Management (See also “Document Control”)

4190 Released Time for Voting

6210 Religious Content and Materials

Renovating Existing Schools (See “Guidelines for Compensating Certified Staff-Opening New Schools/Renovating of Existing Schools”)

5540 Reporting Child Abuse/Neglect

6310 Reporting Student Progress

Research Requests (See “Educational Research”)

Restraint (See “Physical Restraint/Seclusion”)

3200 Restricted/Prohibited Expenditures

6320 Retention

Rights and Responsibilities (See “Individual Rights and Responsibilities”)

Route Establishment (See “Student Transportation”)

S

3500 Safe Schools

5250 School Attendance Areas

School Calendar (See “Perpetual School Calendar”)

School Closing (See “Emergency School Closure and One-Hour Delays”)

School Kitchens (See “Authorized Personnel in School Kitchens”)

School Lunch Service (See “Nutrition Services Operations”)

School Transfers (See “Choice of Schools and School Transfers”)

5130 Search and Seizure

Second Jobs (See “Staff Ethics/Conflicts of Interest/Nepotism”)

2100 Selection and Appointment of Administrators

1220 Service Animals on District Property

Sex Education (See “Teaching About Controversial Issues and the Use of Controversial Materials”)

8410 Sexual Harassment (Title IX)

3540 Sex Offender Information (See also “Student Sex Offenders”)

1100 Shared Decision Making

Smoking (See “Employee and Visitor Tobacco and Nicotine Use”; “Student Tobacco Possession and Use”; “Tobacco, Nicotine and Controlled Substance Delivery Mechanisms”))

Special Education (See “Nondiscrimination”)

Sports (See “Athletics”)

4135 Staff Conduct

4130 Staff Ethics/Conflicts of Interest/Nepotism

Staff Counseling (See “Employee Assistance Program”)

4100 Staff Dress, Accessories and Grooming

Staff Protection (See “Employee/Authorized Volunteer Protection”)

4110 Staff Relations with Students

Staff Rights and Responsibilities (See “Individual Rights and Responsibilities”)

Staff Wellness-Employee Assistance (See “Employee Assistance Program”)

Student Activities Fees (See “Athletics”; “Student Fees”)

6300 Student Assessment

5020 Student Attendance

5110 Student Bullying, Harassment, Hazing, Intimidation and Threatening Behavior

Student Choice (See “Choice of Schools and School Transfers”)

Student Clubs (See “Co-Curricular Student Organizations”)

5000 Student Code of Conduct

Student Discipline (See “Student Code of Conduct”; “Student Due Process”)

5650 Student Distribution of Non-School Materials

5060 Student Dress Code

5040 Student Drug, Alcohol and Controlled Substance Offenses

Student Drug Abuse (See “Student Drug, Alcohol and Controlled Substance Offenses”)

5010 Student Due Process

5630 Student Fees

6270 Student Field Trips and Activity Travel

Student Gangs (See Gangs, Secret Societies, and Disruptive Groups”)

5090 Student Habitually Disruptive Behavior

5410 Student Immunizations

Student Organizations (See “Co-Curricular Student Organizations”; “Athletics”; “Student Press”)

Student Participation in Athletics (See “Athletics”)

6400 Student Pregnancy/Birth Control Issues and Sexual Activity

6260 Student Press

Student Publications (See “Student Press”)

5700 Student Release at Other Than Normal Dismissal Time (See also “Emergency School Closure and One-Hour Delays”)

5210 Student Residency

8900 Student Rights and Responsibilities

5300 Student School Records

5900 Student Sex Offenders

5050 Student Tobacco Possession and Use

Student Transfer (See “Choice of Schools and School Transfers”)

3600 Student Transportation

5030 Student Use of Cell Phones and Other Personal Electronic Devices

5035 Student Use of District Technology and the Internet

5070 Student Violence, Fights, and Aggressive Behavior

5100 Student Weapons and Dangerous Items in School

5415 Students with Food Allergies

Substance Abuse (See “Controlled Substance and Alcohol Testing for Employees with Driving Responsibilities”; “Employee Use of Drugs, Alcohol or Controlled Substances”; “Student Drug, Alcohol and Controlled Substance Offenses”)

5520 Suicide Assessment

Summer Programs (See “Before and After School Enrichment (BASE) Programs”)

8900 Superintendent Rights and Responsibilities

Surveys (See “Surveys and Psychological Services”; “Distribution of Printed Materials on School Premises”; “Distribution of Non-District Related Materials”)

6510 Surveys and Psychological Services

3340 Suspension and Debarment

Suspension, Student (See “Student Code of Conduct”; “Student Due Process”)

T

Tattoos (See “Gangs, Secret Societies and Disruptive Groups”)

4170 Tax Sheltered Annuities and Other Deferred Compensation Arrangements

8900 Teacher Rights and Responsibilities

6220 Teaching About Controversial Issues and the Use of Controversial Materials (See also “Challenges to Curriculum, Instructional Materials and Activities”)

Textbooks (See “Instructional Materials”)

1225 Therapy Dogs on District Property

5510 Threat Assessments

Title IX (See “Sexual Harassment (Title IX)

5045 Tobacco Nicotine and Controlled Substance Delivery Mechanisms (See also “Student Tobacco Possession and Use”; “Employee and Visitor Tobacco and Nicotine Use”)

Transfer of Students (See “Choice of Schools and School Transfers”)

Transfer of Administrators (See “Administrative Transfers”)

Transportation (See “”Operation of District-Owned Small Vehicles”; “Student Transportation”; “Transportation–Use by Senior Citizen Groups”)

3620 Transportation – Use by Senior Citizen Groups

Travel Expenses (See “Employee Professional Learning and Development Travel Expenses and Reimbursement”; “Restricted/Prohibited Expenditures”)

Tuition (See “Student Residency”; “International Exchange Students”)

U

United States Flag (See “Flag Displays”; “Pledge of Allegiance”)

7400 Use of Classroom Space

V

Vehicles (See “Operation of District-Owned Small Vehicles”; “Transportation-Use by Senior Citizen Groups”)

3520 Video and Audio Monitoring

1200 Visitors to District Schools/Educational Support Center During Regular Business Hours

8800 Volunteer Authorization

Voting (See “Released Time for Voting”)

W

1120 Waiver of District Policy

4136 Weapons

3720 Wellness Policy

8700 Weapons (See also “Student Weapons and Dangerous Items in School”; “Student Code of Conduct; “Student Due Process”)

 

X

Y

Z