Sparta Community Unit District #140
Policy Manual

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TITLE PAGE  
TABLE OF CONTENTS  
SECTION 1 SUB-INDEX School District Organization
POLICY 1:10 School District Legal Status
POLICY 1:20 District Organization, Operations, and Cooperative Agreements
POLICY 1:30 School District Philosophy
SECTION 2 SUB-INDEX School Board
POLICY 2:10 School District Governance
POLICY 2:20 Powers and Duties of the School Board
POLICY 2:30 School Board Elections
POLICY 2:40 Board Member Qualifications
POLICY 2:50 Board Member Term of Office
POLICY 2:60 Board Member Removal from Office
POLICY 2:70      
POLICY 2:80 Board Member Ethics
POLICY 2:80-E Board Member Code of Conduct
POLICY 2:90 Board Self-Evaluation
POLICY 2:100 Board Member Conflict of Interest
POLICY 2:110 Qualifications, Term, and Duties of Board Officers
POLICY 2:120 Board Member Development
POLICY 2:125 Board Member Expenses
POLICY 2:130 Board-Superintendent Relationship
POLICY 2:140 Communications to and from the Board
POLICY 2:150 Committees
POLICY 2:160 School Attorney
POLICY 2:170 Procurement of Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Services
POLICY 2:190 Mailing Lists for Receiving Board Material
POLICY 2:200 Types of School Board Meetings
POLICY 2:210 Organizational School Board Meeting
POLICY 2:220 School Board Meeting Procedure
POLICY 2:230 Public Participation at School Board Meetings and Petitions to the Board
POLICY 2:240 Board Policy Development
POLICY 2:250 Access to District's Public Records
POLICY 2:260 Uniform Grievance Procedure
SECTION 3 SUB-INDEX General School Administration    
POLICY 3:310 Goals and Objectives
POLICY 3:30 Line and Staff Relations
POLICY 3:40 Superintendent
POLICY 3:50 Administrative Personnel Other Than the Superintendent
POLICY 3:60 Administrative Responsibility of the Building Principal
POLICY 3:70 Succession of Authority
SECTION 4 SUB-INDEX Operational Services    
POLICY 4:10 Fiscal and Business Management
POLICY 4:20 Revenue and Investments
POLICY 4:40 Incurring Debt
POLICY 4:45 Insufficient Fund Checks
POLICY 4:50 Payment Procedures
POLICY 4:60 Purchases
POLICY 4:70 Resource Conservation
POLICY 4:80 Accounting and Audits
POLICY 4:90 Student Activity Fund Management
POLICY 4:110 Transportation
POLICY 4:110-AP2 Administrative Procedure - Post-Trip Inspection and Erratic Driving Reports
POLICY 4:120 Food Services
POLICY 4:130 Free and Reduced-Price Food Services
POLICY 4:140 Waiver of Student Fees
POLICY 4:150 Facility Management and Expansion Programs
POLICY 4:160      
POLICY 4:160-AP Administrative Procedure - Hazardous and Infectious Materials
POLICY 4:170      
SECTION 5 SUB-INDEX Personnel    
POLICY 5:10 Equal Employment Opportunity and Minority Recruitment 
POLICY 5:20 Sexual Harassment
POLICY 5:30 Hiring Process and Criteria
POLICY 5:35 Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act
POLICY 5:40 Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease
POLICY 5:50 Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace
POLICY 5:60 Expenses
POLICY 5:70 Religious Holidays
POLICY 5:80 Court Duty
POLICY 5:90 Abused and Neglected Child Reporting
POLICY 5:100 Staff Development Program
POLICY 5:120 Ethics
POLICY 5:130 Limitations on Accepting Gifts
POLICY 5:140 Solicitations By or From Staff
POLICY 5:150 Personnel Records
POLICY 5:160 Release of Credit Information
POLICY 5:170 Copyright for Publication or Sale of Instructional Materials and Computer Programs Developed by Employees
POLICY 5:180 Temporary Illness or Temporary Incapacity
POLICY 5:185 Family and Medical Leave
POLICY 5:190 Teacher Qualifications
POLICY 5:200 Terms and Conditions of Employment and Dismissal 
POLICY 5:210 Resignations and Retirement
POLICY 5:220 Substitute Teachers
POLICY 5:230 Maintaining Student Discipline
POLICY 5:240 Suspension
POLICY 5:250 Leaves of Absence
POLICY 5:260 Student Teachers
POLICY 5:270 Employment At-Will, Compensation, and Assignment 
POLICY 5:280 Duties and Qualifications
POLICY 5:285 Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers
POLICY 5:290 Employment Termination and Suspensions
POLICY 5:300 Schedules and Employment Year
POLICY 5:310 Compensatory Time-Off
POLICY 5:320 Evaluation
POLICY 5:330 Sick Days, Vacation, Holidays, and Leaves
SECTION 6 SUB-INDEX Instruction    
POLICY 6:10 Educational Philosophy and Objectives
POLICY 6:15 School Accountability
POLICY 6:20 School Year Calendar and Day
POLICY 6:30 Organization of Instruction
POLICY 6:40 Curriculum Development
POLICY 6:50 School Wellness
POLICY 6:60 Curriculum Content
POLICY 6:65 Student Social and Emotional Development
POLICY 6:70 Teaching About Religions
POLICY 6:80 Teaching About Controversial Issues
POLICY 6:100 Using Animals in the Educational Program
POLICY 6:110 Programs for Students At Risk of Academic Failure and/or Dropping Out of School and Graduation Incentives Program
POLICY 6:120 Education of Children with Disabilities
POLICY 6:140 Education of Homeless Children
POLICY 6:145 Migrant Students
POLICY 6:150 Home and Hospital Instruction
POLICY 6:160 Limited English Proficient Students
POLICY 6:170 Title I Programs
POLICY 6:180 Extended Instructional Programs
POLICY 6:190 Extracurricular and Co-Curricular Activities
POLICY 6:210 Instructional Materials
POLICY 6:230 Library Resource Center
POLICY 6:235 Access to Electronic Networks
POLICY 6:240 Field Trips
POLICY 6:250 Community Resource Persons and Volunteers
POLICY 6:255 Assemblies and Ceremonies
POLICY 6:260 Complaints About Curriculum, Instructional Materials, and Programs
POLICY 6:270 Guidance and Counseling Program
POLICY 6:280 Grading and Promotion
POLICY 6:290 Homework
POLICY 6:300 Graduation Requirements
POLICY 6:310 Credit for Alternative Courses and Programs, and Course Substitutions
POLICY 6:320 High School Credit for Proficiency
POLICY 6:330 Achievement and Awards
POLICY 6:340 Student Testing and Assessment Program
SECTION 7 SUB-INDEX Students    
POLICY 7:10 Equal Educational Opportunities
POLICY 7:15 Student and Family Privacy Rights
POLICY 7:20 Harassment of Students Prohibited
POLICY 7:30 Student Assignment and Intra-District Transfer
POLICY 7:40 Nonpublic School Students, Including Parochial and Home-Schooled Students
POLICY 7:50 School Admissions and Student Transfers To and From Non-District Schools
POLICY 7:60 Residence
POLICY 7:70 Attendance and Truancy
POLICY 7:80 Release Time for Religious Instruction/Observance
POLICY 7:90 Release During School Hours
POLICY 7:100 Health and Dental Examinations, Immunizations, and Exclusion of Students
POLICY 7:130 Student Rights and Responsibilities
POLICY 7:140 Search and Seizure
POLICY 7:150 Agency and Police Interviews
POLICY 7:160 Student Appearance
POLICY 7:170 Vandalism
POLICY 7:180 Preventing Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment
POLICY 7:190 Student Discipline
POLICY 7:200 Suspension Procedures
POLICY 7:210 Expulsion Procedures
POLICY 7:220 Bus Conduct
POLICY 7:220-AP Administrative Procedure - Electronic Recordings on School Buses
POLICY 7:230 Misconduct by Students with Disabilities
POLICY 7:240 Conduct Code for Participants in Extracurricular Activities
POLICY 7:250 Student Support Services
POLICY 7:260 Exemption from Physical Activity
POLICY 7:270 Administering Medicines to Students
POLICY 7:275 Orders to Forgo Life-Sustaining Treatment
POLICY 7:280 Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease
POLICY 7:290 Adolescent Suicide Awareness and Prevention Programs
POLICY 7:300 Extracurricular Athletics
POLICY 7:310 Restrictions on Publications and Written or Electronic Material
POLICY 7:325 Student Fund-Raising Activities
POLICY 7:330 Student Use of Buildings - Equal Access
POLICY 7:340 Student Records
SECTION 8 SUB-INDEX Community Relations    
POLICY 8:10 Connection with the Community
POLICY 8:20 Community Use of School Facilities
POLICY 8:25 Advertising and Distributing Materials in Schools Provided by Non-School Related Entities
POLICY 8:30 Visitors to and Conduct on School Property
POLICY 8:40 Spectator Conduct at School Events
POLICY 8:70 Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities
POLICY 8:80 Gifts to the District
POLICY 8:90 Parent Organizations and Booster Clubs
POLICY 8:100 Relations with Other Organizations and Agencies
POLICY 8:110 Public Suggestions and Complaints