Rochester School Department

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Rochester, New Hampshire 03867
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Policy Book

You may view our School Board Policies two ways: Policy Book Index Alphabetical by Subject by Subject or by Reference Code below:

 

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L

Section A: Foundations and Basic Commitments

ABA Community Involvement in Decision making
ABB Staff Involvement in Decision-making
AC Non-Discrimination
AC-R Nondiscrimination – Title VII, Title IX Grievances
ACA Sexual Harassment
ACB Racial and Other Harassment
ACB-R1 Flow Chart and Response Plan - Harassment
ACB-R2 Incident Report Plan & Response Plan
ACB-R3 Student/Parent/Community Member Reporting Form
AE School District Goals and Objectives
AF Commitment to Accomplishment
AFA Evaluation of School Board Operational Procedures
AFA-E Evaluation of School Board Operational Procedures
AFB Evaluation of the Superintendent
AFB-E Superintendent's Evaluation
AFD Evaluation of Support Staff


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Section B: School Board Governance and Operations

BA

Board Operational Goals

BAAA

School Board Policies and Administrative Procedures

BBAA

Board Member Authority

BBC

Board Member Resignation

BBFA

Board Member Conflict of Interest

BBF-E

School Board Members Ethics

BBF-E1

Board Ethics Policy Statement

BCA

Board Organization and Meetings

BCB

Board Committees and Structure

BCD

Board-Superintendent Relationship

BCF

Advisory Committees to the Board

BCG

School Attorney

BDA-1

Broadcasting/Taping of Board Meetings - Televising Rochester School Board Meetings

BDC

Non-Public Sessions

BDDC

Agenda Preparation and Dissemination

BDDE

Rules of Order

BDDG

Minutes

BDDH

Public Participation at Board Meetings (Also KD)

BEAB

School Board Meeting Cancellations

BF

Board Policy Development

BFCA

Board Review of Regulations

BFE

Administration in Policy Absence

BFG

Policy Review and Evaluation

BH

Issuance of High School Diplomas

BHB

Board Member Development Opportunities

BHE

Board Member Insurance

BI

School Board Legislative Program

BJ

School Board Memberships

BJA

Liaison with School Boards Associations


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Section C: General School Administration

CA

Administrative Goals

CBE

Superintendent’s Development Opportunities

CH

Policy Implementation

CHA

Development of Regulations

CHCA

Approval of Handbooks and Directives

CLA

Treatment of Outside Reports

CM

School District Annual Report

CMA

Records Retention Policy

CMA-1

Internet Log/E-Mail/Voice Mail Retention Policy

 

Section D: Fiscal Management

DB

Annual Budget

DBB

Fiscal Year

DBD

Budget Planning

DBJ

Budget Implementation

DD

Funding Proposals and Applications

DFE

Gate Receipts and Admissions

DFG

Income from School Shop Sales and Services

DFGA-R

Auto Repair Shop Services and Charges

DH

Bonded Employees and Offices

DID

Inventories

DIE

Audits

DJC

Bidding Requirements

DJD

Local Purchasing

DJE

Cooperative Purchasing

DJF

Purchasing Procedures

DJGA

Sales Calls and Demonstrations

DLD

Employee Stipends

DM

Cash in School Buildings

DN Equipment and Supplies Sales

DOA

Grant Management and Lines of Authority


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Section E: Support Services

EA

Support Services Goals

EB

Safety Program

EBA

A Suggested Safety Policy, Industrial Arts and Vocational Programs

EBAA

Reporting of Hazards

EBBA-1

Rochester Health Policies

EBBA-2

Universal Precautions and Infection Control

EBBA-3

Medication Policy

EBBA-4

Immunization Standards

EBBA-5

First Aid (And Emergency Care)

EBBA-5E

First Aid Guide for Teachers

EBBA-5R

Emergency Care

EBBA-6

Distribution of Prophylactic Devices

EBBA-7

Prevention and Conrol of Head Lice

EBBA-8

Use of Automated External Defibrillator(s)

EBBB

Accident Reports (see JHC)

EBBD

Indoor Air Quality

EBCA Crisis Prevention & Emergency Response Plans

EBCB-R

Fire Drills

EBCC

Threats to Safety and Property

EBCD

Emergency Closings

EBCE

Weapons Prohibition

EBCE-R

Weapons Control Form

EBCF

Search of, and Control Over, School-Owned Property

EC

Buildings and Grounds Management

ECA

Buildings and Grounds Security

ECAA

Key Policy

ECAA-R

Access to Buildings

ECAC

Safe School Zone

ECAD

Animal Control at School Facilities

ECB

Buildings and Grounds Maintenance

ECB-R

Buildings and Grounds Maintenance

ECD

Traffic and Parking Controls

ECF

Energy Conservation

ECF-R

Energy Conservation

EDBA

Maintenance and Control of Instructional Materials

EDC

Authorized Use of School-Owned Materials

EEA

Student Transportation Services

EEAC

School Bus Safety Program

EEACB

Surveillance Cameras on School Buses

EEACB-1

Use of Surveillance Cameras

EEACC-R

Student Conduct on School Buses/Bus Regulations(Also JFCC-R)

EF

Food Services Management

EFB

Free and Reduced Price Lunch Policy

EFC

Vending Machines

EH

Data Management

EHA

Rochester School District Computer & Communications Policy Statement

EHAB Data Goverance and Security

EHA-R

Rochester School District Computer/Technology Use Agreement

EI

Insurance Management

EIB

Liability Insurance


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Section F: Facilities Development

FEB

Selection of Architect

FEE

Site Acquisition Procedure

FEG

Supervision of Construction

FL

Retirement of Facilities


Section G: Personnel

GA

Personnel Policies Goals

GBA

Equal Opportunity Employment

GBB

Staff involvement in Decision making (Also ABB)

GBCA

Staff Conflict of Interest and Ethics

GBCBA

Staff Use of Drugs Prohibited

GBCC

Staff Rights and Responsibilities

GBCD

Criminal History and Background Checks

GBD

Board-Staff Communications (Also BG)

GBE

Staff Health and safety

GBE-E

Medical Examination of School Employees

GBEA

Staff: Conduct, Ethics, and Nepotism

GBEA-1

Anti-Fraternization Policy: Staff

GBEB

Family and Medical Leave

GBEBA

Staff Dress Code

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

GBH

Staff-Student Relations (Also JM)

GBI

Staff Gifts and Solicitations

GBL

Personnel Records

GBM

Staff Complaints and Grievances

GCC

Professional Staff Recruiting

GCD

Professional Staff Hiring

GCE

Part-time and Substitute Professional Staff Employment

GCF

Professional Staff Orientation

GCG

Nomination and Election of Teachers

GCI Professional Staff Assignments and Transfers

GCK

Professional/Staff Workload

GCL

Professional Staff Development Opportunities

GCLA

Professional Staff Visitations and Conferences

GCM

Teacher Evaluation

GCPB

Resignation of Professional Staff Member

GCQA

Non-school Employment by Professional Staff Members

GCQB Reduction in Certified Staff

GCQAA

Professional Personnel Consulting

GCQAB

Tutoring for Pay

GDB

Annual Notice to Non-Certified Personnel

GDL

Support Staff Development Opportunities

GDN

Evaluation of Support Staff (Also AFD)


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Section H: Negotiations

HO

Staff Job Actions (Unauthorized Staff Absences)

HOA

Staff Job Actions

 

Section I: Instruction

IA

Instructional Goals

IAA

Instructional Priority Objectives

IC

School Year and School Calendar

ID

School Day

IF

Curriculum Development

IFD

Curriculum Adoption

IFE

Curriculum Guides and Course Outlines

IFEA

Learning Disabilities Evaluations

IGA

Basic Instructional Program

IGAC

Teaching About Religion

IGAF

Physical Education

IGAG

Teaching About Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco

IGBB

Programs for Gifted and Talented Students

IGBG

Homebound Instruction

IGBJ

Tutoring

IGBK

Home Education

IGCA

Summer School (Secondary Level)

IGCD

Advanced College Placement (Also LEB)

IGCF

Night School (Secondary Level)

IGDAA

Eligibility for Participation in Activities

IGDG

Student Activities Funds Management

IGDH

Contests For Students

IGDJ

Interscholastic Athletics

IGDJA

Rules and Regulations for Athletics

IGDJA-1

Co-Curricular Activities Regulations

IGDJA-RMS Middle School Athletic Rules and Regulations

IGE

Parental Objections to Specific Course Material

IHAK

Character and Citizenship Education

IHB

Class Size

IHBH

Extended Learning Opportunities

IHC

Instructional Accountability

IHD

Student Schedules and Course Loads

IIA

Instructional Materials

IIAA

Textbook Selection and Adoption

IIAC

Library Materials Selection and Adoption

IIAC-E

Policy on Reconsideration of Library or Classroom Materials

IIAC-R

Library Materials Selection and Adoption/Book Selection Criteria and Procedures

IIAE

Use of Movies and Other Resources Created Primarily for Entertainment

IIAE-R1

Sample Form - Parental Notice of INtended Movie Performance (No Rating Issue)

IIAE-R2

Sample Form - Parental Notice of Intended Movie Performance (Rating Issue Involved)

IICA

Guidelines For Field Trips and Other School Sponsored Travel

IICA-R

Field Trip Emergency Checklist

IK

Academic Achievement

IKA-R1

Grading Policy

IKAA

Grading for Eighth Grade Algebra

IKB

Homework

IKE

Promotion Policy

IKF

High School Graduation Policy

IKFA

Early Graduation

IL

Testing Programs

ILBAA

High School Competency Assessments

IM

Evaluation of Instructional Programs

IMBA

Online/Virtual Education

IMBC

Alternative Credit Options

IMG

Animals in the School

IMGA

Service Animals

INA

Teaching Methods

INB

Teaching About Controversial

INC

Controversial Speakers

INDA

School Ceremonies and Observances

INDB

Flag Displays


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Section J: Students

JA

Student Policies Goals

JB

Equal Educational Opportunities

JBAB

Transgender and Gender Nonconforming

JCA

Change of School or Assignment

JEA

Compulsory Attendance

JEB

Age of Entrance

JECA

Determining Residency

JECA-1

Residency Affidavit

JECAA

Student Admissions, Admission of Post-Secondary Students

JECB

Admission of Nonresident Students

JECC

Assignment of Students to Schools

JECC-1

Assignment of Students to Magnet Schools

JED

Student Absences And Excuses

JEDB

Student Release Precautions

JF

Student Rights and Responsibilities

JFABD

Admission of Homeless Students

JFB

Student Involvement in Decision making

JFBA

Student Government

JFBB

Student Organizations

JFC

Student Conduct

JFCA

Student Dress Code

JFCB

Care of School Property by Students

JFCB-R

Policy on Lab Fees

JFCC-R

Student Conduct on School Buses/Bus Regulations

JFCD

Student Publications

JFCF

Hazing

JFCI

Student Substance Abuse

JFJ

Use of Students in Public Information Programs

JGA

Corporal Punishment

JGB

Detention of Students

JGD

Suspension and Expulsion

JGD-R

Due Process Procedures

JGD-R1

Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Reporting of Acts of Theft, Destruction or Violence

JGD-R2

Response Plan for Criminal Incidents

JGD-R3

Simple Assault Parental Notification Policy

JGD-R4

Case-by-Case Modification of Expulsion Policy

JGD-R5

Report of Theft, Destruction, or Violence in a Safe School Zone to Local Law Enforcement Agency

JGF

Injury To Child Getting On Or Off Bus

JGG

Physical Restraint of Students

JGG-R

Physical Restraint Notification and Permission Form

JH

Student Fees, Fines and Charges

JHC

Student Health Services

JHCA

Physical Examinations of Students

JHCC

Communicable Diseases

JHCC-A

HIV/AIDS Policy

JHCD-E1

NH State Board of Education Policy Statement on Prescribed Oral Meds

JHCD-E2

Prescribed Emergency Medication by Injection (EpiPen)

JHFD

Student Automobile Use

JHG

Reporting Child Abuse

JHH

Health and Nutrition Policy

JI

Student Awards and Scholarships

JICK

Pupil Safety and Violence Prevention - Bullying

JJIF

Daily Physical Activity

JK

Employment of Students

JL

Student Gifts and Solicitations

JLCJ

Concussions and Head Injuries

JLIF

Receipt and Use of Sex Offender Registry Information

JO

Student Records

JOA

Release of Directory Information

JO-R1

Instruction for Student Admittance and Transfer

JO-R2

Regulation on Student Cumulative Records

JOB

Protection of Pupil Rights

JOB-R1

Notification of Rights Under PPRA

JOB-R2

PPRA Notice and Consent/Opt-Out Forms for Certain Activities

JOB-R3 Parental Permission for Non-Academic Survey or Questionnaire
JOC Recordings in School Classrooms

JPA

Criteria for Evaluation of Students Under IDEA


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Section K: School-Community Relations

KA

School-Community Relations Goals

KA-1

Emergency Information

KAC

Volunteers

KB

Public Information Program

KBA

Release of Directory Information

KBA-1

Public Nature of School Board Meetings

KBA-2

Public's Right To Know

KBB

Title I Parent Involvement

KBC

News Media Relations

KBE

School-Related Organizations

KBF

Use of Students in the Public Information Program

KDB School District Social Media Websites

KG-R

Community Use of School Facilities

KGD

Use of School Facilities for Motor Vehicles

KGF

Policy and Procedure for Naming Properties & Facilities

KH

Public Gifts To The Schools

KH-R

Gifts To School

KI

Public Solicitations In The Schools

KJ

Advertising In The Schools

KJB

Posting Of Community Notices

KK

Visitors To The Schools

KL

Public Complaints

KLC

Public Complaints Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

KLGA-R

School Resource Officers/Law Enforcement

KMA

Relations With Parents Organizations

KMB

Relations With Booster Organizations

KNAJ

Procedure for Interrogation and Searches

KNC

Relations With State Governmental Authorities

 

Section L: Education Agency Relations

LA

Education Agency Relations Goals

LC

Relations With Education Research Agencies

LEA

Student Teachers And Interns

LEB

Advanced College Placement (Also IGCD)

LG

State Education Agency Relations

LH

Federal Education Agency Relations

LI

Relations With Educational Accreditation Agencies

LK

Relations With Social Welfare Agencies


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