Rochester School Department

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Policy Book Index

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W

A

Absence of Policy - BFE

Absences, Staff Unauthorized - HOA

Absences & Excuses, Student - JED

Abuse and Neglect, Reporting of - JHG

Academic Achievement - IK

Academic Freedom

  • Controversial Issues - INB
  • Controversial Speakers - INC

Acceptable Use of Internet and Other Electronic Resources - EHA

Accident Reports - EBBB, JHC

Accountability - AF

Accreditation - LH

Accreditation Agencies, Relations with Educational - LI

Activities, Eligibility for Participation - IGDAA

Administration, Goals - CA

Administrative Failure - JED

Administrative Procedures, School Board Policies - BAAA

Advanced Placement - IGCD, LEB

Advertising in Schools - KJ

Advisory Committees - BCF

Affirmative Action - GBA

Age of Entrance - JEB

Agenda Preparation - BDDC

AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) - JHCC-A

Air Quality, Indoor - EBBD

Alcohol, Student Use of - JFCI

Algebra, Grading for Eight Graders - IKAA

Alternative Credit Options - IMBC

Animals, Service - IMGA

Animal Control - ECAD

Animals in the School - IMG

Annual Notice to Non-Certified Personnel - GDB

Annual Report - CM

Anti-Fraternization Policy: Staff - GBEA-1

Appeals to School Board - BCB

Architect Selection - EB

Assault, Parent Notification of - JGD-R3

Assignment of Staff - GCI

Assignment of Students to Schools - JECC

Assignment of Students to Magnet Schools - JECC-1

Associations, School Board - BJA

Athletics

Attendance - JED

Attendance Zones - JECC

Attorney, School - BCG

Audits - DIE

Auto Repair Charges - DFGA-R

Automobile Use by Students - JHFD

Awards and Scholarships- JI


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B

Background Checks, Employees and Volunteers - GBCD

Bee Sting Allergies - EBBA-5E, JHCD-E2

Bidding

  • Cooperative Purchasing - DJE
  • Local Purchasing - DJD
  • Procedures for - DJF

Bonds, Surety - DH

Books

Booster Organizations - KMB

Broadcasting

  • Taping of Board Meeting - BDA-1
  • Televising SB Meetings - BDA-1

Budget

  • Auto Repair Charges - DFGA-R
  • Gate Receipts - DFE
  • Implementation of - DBJ
  • Outside Funding - DD
  • School Board Responsibilities - DB
  • Superintendent Responsibilities - DBD
  • Vocational Shop Services - DFG, DFGA-R

Buildings and Grounds

Bullying, Pupil Safety & Violence Prevention - JICK

Bus, Injury to a Child Getting on or Off - JGF

Bus Transportation


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C

Calendar - IC

Care of School Property - JFCB

Cash in School Buildings - DM

Character and Citizenship Education - IHAK

Child Abuse, Reporting of - JHG

Class Size - IHB

Clerk of the Works - FEB

Co-Curricular Activities Regulations - GDJA-1

Collective Bargaining

  • Job Actions - HO, HOA
  • Work Stoppage - HOA

Committees

  • Emergency Expenditures Approved by Finance Committee - BCB
  • School Board - BCB

Communicable Disease - JHCC, JHCC-A

Communications

  • Board/Staff - GBD
  • Public Information Program - KB
  • Staff/Student - GBH
  • State Government - KNC
  • Student Publications - IGDB, JFCD

Community Involvement

  • At Meetings - BDDH
  • In General - ABA

Community Notices, Posting of - KJB

Complaints, Public - KL

Compulsory Attendance -JEA, JEB

Computer & Communications Policy Statement - EHA

Computer/Technology Use Agreement - EHA-R

Concussions and Head Injuries - JLCJ

Conditional Offer of Employment - GBCD

Condom Distribution - EBBA-6

Conduct

Conferences - GCL

Conflict of Interest

Construction, Supervision of - FEB

Consulting - GCQAA

Contests for Students - IGDH

Controversial Issues, Teaching About - INB

Controversial Speakers - INC

Cooperative Purchasing - DJE

Copy Costs - KBA

Copyright

  • Acceptable Use and Freeware - EHA
  • Movies and other media - IIAE

Corporal Punishment - JGA

Course Loads - IHD

Course Material, Parental Objections to Specific - IGE

Course Outlines - IFE

Criminal History Record Check - GBCD

Criminal Incidents, Response Plan - GBCD

Cumulative Records - JO-R2

Curriculum

  • Adoption of - IFD
  • Development of - IF
  • Guides and Course Outlines

Cyberbullying - JICK


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D

Data Goverance and Security - EHAB

Data Management - EH, KBA-2

Decision-Making

  • Community Involvement in - ABA
  • Staff Involvement in - GBB, ABB
  • Student Involvement in - JFB

Defibrillator, Use of Automated External - EBBA-8

Destruction of School Property - ECAC

Detention - JGB

Determining Residency - JECA

Diploma, Issuance of - BH

Directory Information - JOA, KBA

Discrimination - AC

Racial - AC, ACB

Title IX - AC

Title VII - AC-R1

Sexual Harassment - ACB

Distribution of Prophylactic Devices - EBBA-6

Documented Absences - JED

Dress Code, Staff - GBEBA

Dress Code, Students - JFCA

Dropout Policy - JEA

Drug Free Workplace - GBEBA

Drugs

  • Student Abuse of (Student Substance Abuse) - JFCI
  • Teaching About - IGAG

Due Process - JGD, JGD-R

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E

Early Admission - JEB

Election of Teachers - GCG

Electronic Resources, Acceptable Use of - EHA

Eligibility for Participation in Activities - IGDAA

Emergency Care - EBBA-5R

Emergency Closings - EBCD

Emergency Information - KA-1

Emergency Injection for Bee Sting Allergy - JHCD-E2

Employees

  • Bonding - DH
  • Background Checks - GBCD
  • Stipends - DLD

Employment of Staff - GCD

Employment of Students - JK

Energy Conservation - ECF, ECF-R

Entertainment Materials - IIAE, IIAE-R1, IIAE-R2

Entry Age - JEB

EpiPen, Prescribed Emergency Medication by Injection - JHCD-E2

E-Mail, Retention Policy - CMA-1

Equal Opportunity

  • Educational Opportunity for Students - JB
  • Employment - GBA

Equipment and Supplies Sales - DN

Errors and Omissions Insurance -EIB

Ethics, Staff - GBEA

Evaluation

  • Board Procedures -AFA-E, BK-E
  • Employees - AF
    Instructional Programs - IM
  • School Board - AFA, BK
  • Students Under - IDEA
  • Superintendent - AFB, AFB-E
  • Support Staff - AFD, GDN
  • Teacher - GCM

Excused Absences - JED

Expenditures, Emergency - BCB

Expulsion - JGD-R4

Extended Learning Opportunities - IHBH

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F

Facilities

  • Architect Selection - FEB
  • Community Use of - KG-R
  • Retirement of - FL
  • Site Acquisition - FEE
  • Supervision of Construction - FEB

Facility Rental - KG-R

Family and Medical Leave -GBEB

Family Education Rights and Privacy Act - JOA, KBA

Federal Education Agency Relations - LG

Fees, Fines and Charges - JH, JN-E

FERPA - JOA, KBA

Field Trips - IICA

Fingerprinting - GBCD

Fire Drills - EBCB-R

First Aid - EBBA-5, EBBA-5E, EBBA-5R

Fiscal Manangement

  • Auto Repair Charges - DFGA-R
  • Bidding Requirements - DJC
  • Cash in School Buildings - DM
  • Cooperative Purchasing - DJE
  • Emergency Expenditures - DJC
  • In General - DIE
  • Lab Fees - JFCB-R
  • Local Purchasing - DJC
  • Student Activity Funds - IGDG

Fiscal Year - DBB

Flag

  • Display of - INDB
  • Pledge of Allegiance - INDA

Fleet Insurance - EIB

Food Service

  • Free and Reduced Lunch - EFB
  • Management of - EF
  • Vending Machines - EFC

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Gate Receipts - DFE

Gender Nonconforming, Transgender and - JBAB

Gifted and Talented Students - IGBB

Gifts

Go Carts - KGD

Goals

  • Administration - CA
  • Board Operational - BA, BA-E
  • District - AE
  • Education Agency Relations - LA
  • Instructional - IA
  • Personnel - GA
  • School/Community Relations - KA
  • Strategic Plan - AE
  • Student Policy - JA
  • Support Services - EA

Grades for Grade Eight Algebra - IKAA

Grading Policy - IKA-R1

Graduation

  • Early - IKFA
  • Requirements - IKF
  • Notification of Progress - IHD

Grants - DD

Grievances

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H

Handbooks, Approval of - CHCA

  • Harassment, Racial and Other - ACB
  • Flow Chart of Response Plan - ACB-R1
  • Incident Report Plan & Response Plan - ACB-R2
  • Student/Parent/Community Member Reporting Form - ACB-R3

Hazing

Head Injuries, Concussions and - JLCJ

Head Lice, Prevention and Control - EBBA-7

Health and Nutrition Policy - JHH

Health Services

Heimlich Maneuver - EBBA-5E

HIV/AIDS - JHCC-A

Home Education Guidelines - IGBK

Homebound Instruction - IGBG

Homeless Students, Admission of - JFABD

Homework - IKB


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Immunization Standards - EBBA-4

Indoor Air Quality - EBBD

Injection, Emergency - JHCD-E2

Injury to a Child Getting On or Off the Bus - JGF

Instruction

  • Accountability - IHC
  • Advanced Placement - IGCD, LEB
  • Basic Program of - IGA
  • Class Size - IHB
  • Course Loads - IHD
  • Field Trip Guidelines - IICA
  • Gifted Students - IGBB
  • Goals - IA
  • Grading Guidelines - IKA-R
  • Homebound - IGBG
  • Homework - IHC
  • Instructional Accountabilty - IKB
  • Materials - IIA
  • Night School - IGCF
  • Physical Education - IGCF
  • Promotion - IGAF
  • Reconsideration of Materials - IKE
  • Retention - IIAC-E
  • Substance Abuse - IKE
  • Summer School -IGAG
  • Teaching About Religion - IGCA
  • Teaching Methods - INA
  • Testing Programs - IL
  • Textbook Selection and Adoption - IIAA

Insurance

  • Authorization to Purchase - EI
  • Automobile - EIB
  • Errors and Omissions - EIB
  • Liability - EIB
  • Management of - EI
  • School Board Member - BHE
  • Unemployment Compensation - GBEA
  • Workers' Compensation - GBEA

Interagency Cooperation

  • Education Agencies - LA
  • Federal Education Agency Relations - LH
  • Goals - LA
  • Research Agencies - LA
  • Social Welfare Agency Relations - LK
  • State Education Agency Relations - LG
  • Student Teachers and Interns - LEA

Intern Teachers - LEA

Internet, Acceptable Use Policy - EHA

Internet Log Retention Policy - CMA-1

Interrogations - JFG-KNAJ

Inventories - DID

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J

Job Actions - HOA

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K

Keys, Distribution of - ECAA


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L

Lab Fees - JFCB-R

Law Enfocement, School Resource Officers - KLGA-R

Leave, Family and Medical - GBEB

Libraries

Local Purchasing - DJD

Lockers, Search of - JFG-KNAJ

Lost Books - JN-E

Lunch, Free and Reduced - EFB

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M

Maintenance - ECB, ECB-R

Medical Leave - GBEB

Medications

Meetings

  • Non-public Session - BDC
  • Public Participation - BDDH
  • School Board - BCA, BDA

Metal Detectors - KGD

Middle School Athletic Rules and Regulations - IGJDA-RMS

Mini-bikes - KGD

Minutes - BDDG

Modification of Expulsion Policy, Case-by-Case - JGD-R4

Monetary Awards - JI

Moonlighting - GCQA

Motor Vehicles on School Property - KGD

Movies - IIAE, IIAE-R1, IIAE-R2

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N

Neglect, Reporting of - JHG

Neighborhoods of Attendance - JECC

Nepotism, Staff - GBEA

News Media - KBC

NHSBA-BJA

Night School - IGCF

Nomination of Teachers - GCG

Non-Discrimination

Non-public Session - BDC

Non-resident Students - JECB

Non-School Employment-GCQA

Notification of Rights Under the PPRA - JOB-R1



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O
Online/Virtual Education - HMBA

Open Meeting Law - BDC

Open Meetings - KBA-1

Organizations, Secret - JFBB

Orientation - GCF

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P

Parent Involvement, Title I - KBB

Parent Notification of Simple Assault - JGD-R3

Parent Organizations - KMA

Parental Objections to Specific Course Material - IGE

Parental Permission for Non-Academic Survey or Questionnaire - JOB-R3

Parents, Participation in Student Scheduling - IHC

Parking, Student - ECD

Personnel

  • Assignment and Transfer of - GCI
  • Background Checks - GBCD
  • Conflict of Interest, Staff - GBCA
  • Drug Free Workplace - GBCBA
  • Employment of - GCD
  • Goals - GA
  • Nomination and Election of Teachers - GCG
  • Non-School Employment of - GCQA
  • Orientation of - GCF
  • Outside Consulting - GCQAA
  • Part-Time - GCE
  • Records - GBL
  • Recruitment of Professional Staff - GCC
  • Resignation of Professional staff - GCPB
  • Staff Complaints & Grievances - GBM
  • Staff Conduct - GBCB
  • Staff Health - GBE
  • Staff Involvement in Decision-Making - GBB, ABB
  • Staff Protection - GBEA
  • Staff Rights and Responsibilities - GBCC
  • Substitute- GCE
  • Tutoring for Pay - GGCK
  • Work Load, Professional Staff - CQA

Physical Education - IGAF

Physical Examinations

Physical Restraint of Students - JGG

Pledge of Allegiance - INDA

Police Checks - GBCD

Police

Politics in the Classroom - JFJ

Policy

  • Development of - BF
  • Implementation of - CH
  • Review of - BFG

Posting of Community Notices - KJB

Professional Staff Assignments and Transfers - GCI

Progress Reports - IK

Promotion - IKE

Prophylactic Devices, Distribution of - EBBA-6

Protection of Pupil Rights - JOB

PTA /PTO

  • Membership Activity - JL, KI
  • Recognition of - KMA

Public Access - EH, KBA-2

Public Information - KB

Public Information Programs, Use of Students in - JFJ

Publications, Student - JFCD

Purchasing

  • Cooperative - DJE
  • Local - DJD
  • Procedures - DJF


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Policy Members saluting the flag

R

Racial and Other Harassment - ACB

  • Flow Chart of Response Plan - ACB-R1
  • Incident Report Plan & Response Plan - ACB-R2
  • Student/Parent/Community Member Reporting Form - ACB-R3

Raffles - KBE
Recordings in School Classrooms - JOC

Records

  • Access to - EH, KBA
  • Retention Schedule - CMA

Recruitment of Staff - GCC

Regulations

  • Development of - CHA
  • Review of - BFCA, CBH
  • Student Conduct on Buses - EEACC-R, JFCC

Release of Students - JEDB

Religion, Teaching About - IGAC

Report of Theft, Destruction, or Violence in a Safe School Zone to LEA - JGD-R5

Reports, Outside - CLA

Request for Records - KBA

Residency Affidavit - JECA-1

Resignations

  • Professional Staff - GCPB
  • School Board Members - BBC

Retention - IKE

Retention Policy, Internet Log/E-Mail/Voice Mail - CMA-1

Right to Know Law

Rights and Responsibilities, Student - JF

Risk Management - EI

Rules of Order - BDDC


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Safe School Zone - ECAC, JGD-R1, JGD-R2, JGD-R3, JGD-R4, JGD-R5

Safety

  • Bomb Threats - EBCC
  • Emergency Closings - EBCD
  • Fire Drills - EBCB-R
  • In General - EB
  • Industrial Arts & Vocational Programs - EBA, EBAA
  • Injury Getting On or Off the Bus - JGF
  • Principals' Responsibilities - EB
  • School Bus - EEAC
  • Student Release Precautions JEDB

Sales Calls - DJGA

Scholarships - JI

School Assignments - JECC, JECC-1

School Attorney - BCG

School Board

  • Advisory Committees - BCF
  • Agendas - BDDC
  • Appeal Hearings - BCB
  • Approval of Handbooks & Directives - CHCA
  • Associations - BJA
  • Authority of Members - BBAA
  • Board Member Development Opportunities - BHB
  • Board Member Insurance - BHE
  • Committees - BCB
  • Conflict of Interest - BBFA
  • Duties of Officers - BCB
  • Ethics - BBF-E
  • Evaluation - AFA, AFA-E, BK, BK-E
  • Legislative Program - BI
  • Meetings - BCA
  • Membership - BJ
  • Minutes - BDDG
  • Non-public Meetings - BDC
  • Organization - BCA
  • Policies and Administrative Procedures - BAAA
  • Policy Development - BF
  • Powers and Duties - BBA
  • Public Nature of Meetings - KBA-1
  • Public Participation - BDDH
  • Regulations - CHA
  • Relationship to Superintendent - BCD, BCD-R
  • Resignation of Members - BBC
  • Rules of Operation - BCB
  • Rules of Order - BDDC
  • Taping/Televising School Board Meetings - BDA-1

School Ceremonies - INDA

School Closings - FL

School Day - ID

School Materials

  • Authorized Use of - EDC
  • Instructional - EDBA

School Property, Control Over and Search of - EBCF

School-Related Organizations - KBE

School Resource Officers/Law Enforcement - KLGA-R

School Year - IC

School/Community -

  • Advertising in Schools - KJ
  • Booster Organizations - KMB
  • Goals - KA
  • News Media Relations - KBC
  • Parent Organizations - KMA
  • Posting of Community Notices - KJB
  • Public Complaints - KL
  • Public Gifts to Schools - KH, KH-R
  • Public Information Program - KB
  • Public Right to Know - KBA
  • Public Use of Facilities - KG-R
  • Release of Directory Information
  • State Government Relations - KBA, JOA
  • Use of Students in P.R. - KBF
  • Visitors to Schools - KK
  • Volunteers in Schools - KAC

Search and Seizure (Student) - JFG-KNAJ

Search of School Owned Property - EBCF

Secret Organizations - JFBB

Section 504 Grievance Procedure - KLC

Service Animals - IMGA

Sex Offender Registry Information, Receipt and Use of - JLIF

Sexual Harassment - ACA

Site Acquisition - FEE

Snow Days - EBCD

Snowmobiles - EBCD

Social Media Websites, School District - KDB

Social Agency Relations - LK

Solicitation

  • By Outside Organizations - GBI
  • Public Solicitation in Schools - KI

Staff

  • Assignments and Transfers, Professional Staff - GCI
  • Conduct - GBEA
  • Dress Code - GBEBA
  • Drug & Alcohol Use, Prohibition - GBCBA
  • Orientation of - GCF
    • Part-Time -
    • Physical Examination - GCE
    • Rights and Responsibilities - GBCC
    • Solicitation of - GBI
    • Substitute - GCE
    • Insurance for - GBEA

Staff Development

  • Classified Staff - GDL
  • Local In-service Program - GDL
  • School Board - BHB
  • Superintendent - CBE
  • Visitations and Conferences - GDL

Staff/Student Relations -GBH

State Education Agency Relations - LG

State Government Relations - KNC

Student Council - JFBA

Student Parking - ECD

Student Teachers - LEA

Student Transportation Services - EEA

Students:

  • Absences and Excuses - JED
  • Abuse and Neglect, Reporting of - JHG
  • Activity Funds - IGDG
  • Admission of Non-residents - JECB
  • Admission of Post-Secondary - JECAA
  • Admittance and Transfer - JO-R2
  • Age of Entrance - JEB
  • As Couriers - JFJ
  • Attendance - JEDA
  • Automobile Use - JHFD
  • Awards and Scholarships - JI
  • Care of School Property by - JFCB
  • Conduct - JFC
  • Conduct on Buses - EEACC, JFCC
  • Contests for - IGDH
  • Cumulative Records - JO-R2
  • Directory Information - JOA, KBA
  • Dress Code - JFCA
  • Drug Abuse by - JFCI
  • Early Release of - JEDB
  • Employment of - JK
  • Expulsion of - JGD, JGE-R
  • Fees, Fines and Charges - JH
  • Gifted, Programs for - IGBB
  • Gifts and Solicitations - JL, KI
  • Government - JFBA
  • Grading Policies - IKA-R1
  • Interrogation of - JFG-KNAJ
  • Interscholastic Athletics - IGDJ
  • Involvement in Decisions - JFG-KNAJ
  • Lab Fees - JFCB-R
  • Locker Searches - JFG-KNAJ
  • Notice of Lost Books - JN-E
  • Notification of Rights Under the PPRA - JOB-R1
  • Organizations - JFBB
  • Organizations, Secret - JFBB
  • Physical Examinations - JHCA
  • Physical Restraint of - JGG
  • Physical Restraint Notification and Permission Form - JGG-R
  • Progress Reports - IK
  • Public Information - JFJ
  • Publications - JFCD
  • Records - JO
  • Residency - JECAA
  • Rights and Responsibilities - JF
  • Schedules - IHC
  • Search of - JGD-KNAJ
  • Suspension of - JGD, JGD-R
  • Textbook Fines - JH, JN-E
  • Truancy - JED
  • Use of Alcohol - JFCH
  • Use of in Public Information Program - JFJ

Substance Abuse, Student - JFCI

Substance Abuse, Teaching About - IGAG

Substitute Teachers - GCE

Summer School - IGCA

Superintendent

  • Absence of Policy - BFE, CHD
  • Development Opportunities - CBE
  • Evaluation of - AFB, AFB-E, CBG, CBG-E
  • Relationship to School Board - BCD, BCD-R

Support Service Goals - EA

Support Staff Evaluation - AFD, GDN

Surveillance Cameras, Use of - EEACB-1

Surveillance Cameras on School Buses - EEACB

Suspension - JGD



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Teacher Evaluation - GCM

Teachers

  • Election of - GCG
  • Nomination of - GCG
  • Substitute - GCE

Teaching Methods - INA

Testing Programs - IL

Textbook Fines - JH, JN-E

Textbook Selection - IIAA

Theft - ECAC

Theft, Destruction, or Violence in Safe School Zone, Report of - JGD-R5

Threats To Safety And Property - EBCC

Title I Parent Involvement - KBB

Tobacco Products Ban Use and Possession In and On School Facilities and Grounds - GBED, IGAG

Transfers

Transgender and Gender Nonconforming - JBAB

Transportation, Student

  • Injury Getting On or Off the Bus - JGF
  • Operation of Bus System - EEA
  • School Bus Safety - EEAC
  • Student Conduct on Buses - EEACC, JFCC

Trips, Commercial - IICA

Trips, Field - IICA

Truancy - Student Absences and Excuses - JEDA

Tuberculosis - JHCC-E

Tuition - JECB

Tutoring

U

Universal Precautions - EBBA-2


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Vandalism - ECAC

Vending Machines - EFC

Video Cameras on Buses -EEACB

Violence - ECAC

Violence Prevention, Pupil Safety - JICK

Visitations - GCL

Visitors to Schools - KK

Voice Mail Retention Policy - CMA-1

Vocational Shop Services - DFG, DFGA-R

Volunteers

  • In General - KAC
  • Background Checks - GBCD


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Weapons Control Form - EBCE-R

Weapons Prohibition (General) - EBCE

Website ADA Accessibility and Grievance - KEE

Websites, School District Social Media - KDB

Welfare Agency Relations - LK

Work Load, Professional Staff - GCK

Work Permits - JK

Work Stoppage - HOA


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