Policies

District Policies

BYLAWS| ADMINISTRATION | PROGRAM
TEACHING STAFF MEMBERS | SUPPORT STAFF MEMBERS
PUPILS | FINANCES | PROPERTY | OPERATIONS | COMMUNITY

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BYLAWS


0000.02

Introduction

Bylaw

0110

Identification

Bylaw

0120

Authority and Powers

Bylaw

0131

Bylaws and Policies

Bylaw

0132

Executive Authority

Bylaw

0141

Board Member Number and Term

Bylaw

0142

Board Member Qualifications, Prohibited Acts and Code of Ethics

Bylaw

0142.1

Nepotism

Bylaw

0143

Board Member Election and Appointment

Bylaw

0144

Board Member Orientation

Bylaw

0145

Board Member Resignation and Removal

Bylaw

0146

Board Member Authority

Bylaw

0148

Board Member Indemnification

Bylaw

0151

Organization Meeting

Bylaw

0152

Board Officers

Bylaw

0153

Annual Appointments

Bylaw

0154

Annual Motions and Designations

Bylaw

0155

Board Committees

Bylaw

0157

Board of Education Website

Bylaw

0161

Call, Adjournment, and Cancellation

Bylaw

0162

Notice of Board Meetings

Bylaw

0163

Quorum

Bylaw

0164

Conduct of Board Meeting

Bylaw

0165

Voting

Bylaw

0166

Private Meetings

Bylaw

0167

Public Participation in Board Meetings

Bylaw

0168

Recording Board Meetings

Bylaw

0171

Duties of President and Vice President

Bylaw

0172

Duties of Treasurer of School Moneys

Bylaw

0173

Duties of Public School Accountant

Bylaw

0174

Legal Services

Bylaw

0176

Collective Bargaining and Contract Approval/Ratification

Bylaw

0177

Professional Services

Bylaw


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1000

ADMINISTRATION



1110

Organizational Chart

Policy


1140

Affirmative Action Program

Policy


1220

Employment of Chief School Administrator

Policy


1230

Superintendent's Duties

Policy


1240

Evaluation of Superintendent

Policy

Regulation

1310 Employmnet of School Business Administrator
/Board Secretary
Policy

1320

Duties of School Business Administrator/
Board Secretary

Policy


1330

Evaluation of School Business Administrator
/Board Secretary

Policy


1400

Job Descriptions

Policy

Regulation

1401

Duties of Elementary Principal

Policy


1510

Americans with Disabilities Act

Policy

Regulation

1523

Comprehensive Equity Plan

Policy


1530

Equal Employment Opportunity

Policy

Regulation

1540

Administrator's Code of Ethics

Policy


1550

Affirmative Action Program for Employment and
Contract Practices/Employment Practice Plan

Policy

Regulation

1570

Internal Controls

Policy

Regulation

1581 Victim of Domestic or Sexual Violence Leave Policy

1620

Administrative Employment Contracts

Policy


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2000

PROGRAM



2110

Philosophy of Education and Mission Statement

Policy


2131

Educational Outcome Goals

Policy


2200

Curriculum Content

Policy

Regulation

2210

Curriculum Development

Policy


2220

Adoption of Courses

Policy


2230

Course Guides

Policy


2240

Controversial Issues

Policy


2260

Affirmative Action Program for School and Classroom Practices

Policy


2270

Religion in the Schools

Policy


2330

Homework

Policy

Regulation

2340

Field Trips

Policy

Regulation

2360

Use of Technology

Policy


2361

Acceptable Use of Computer Networks/Computers

Policy

Regulation

2411

Guidance Counseling

Policy

Regulation

2412

Home Instruction Due to Health Condition

Policy

Regulation

2414

Programs for Pupils At Risk

Policy

Regulation

2415

No Child Left Behind Programs

Policy

Regulation

2415.01

Academic Standards, Academic Assessments and Accountability

Policy


2415.02

Title I - Fiscal Responsibilities

Policy


2415.03

Highly Qualified Teachers

Policy


2415.04

Title I - Parental Involvement

Policy


2415.05

Pupil Surveys, Analysis and/or Evaluations

Policy


2415.06

Unsafe School Choice Option

Policy


2415.20

No Child Left Behind Complaints

Policy

Regulation

2415.30 Title I - Educational Stability for Children
in Foster Care
Policy

2416

Programs for Pregnant Pupils

Policy


2417

Pupil Intervention and Referral Services

Policy


Regulation


2418 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of
1973 - Students
Policy Regulation

2422

Health/Physical Education

Policy


2423

Bilingual and ESL Education

Policy

Regulation

2430

Co‑Curricular Activities

Policy


2431

Athletic Competition

Policy


2431.1

Emergency Procedures for Athletic Practices
and Competitions

Policy

Regulation

2431.2

Medical Examination to Determine Fitness for
Participation in Athletics

Regulation


2431.4

Prevention and Treatment of Sports-Related
Concussions and Head Injuries

Policy

Regulation

2432

School Sponsored Publications

Policy


2440

Summer School

Policy

Regulation

2460

Special Education

Policy

Regulation

2460.1

Special Education - Location, Identification
and Referral

Regulation


2460.8

Special Education - Free and Appropriate
Public Education

Regulation


2460.9

Special Education - Transition from Early
Intervention to Preschool Programs

Regulation


2460.15 Special Education - In-Service Training
Needs for Professional and Paraprofessional Staff
Regualaion

2460.16

Special Education – Instructional Material
to Blind or Print-Disabled Pupils

Regulation


2461

Special Education/Receiving Schools

Policy

Regulation

2461.01

Special Education/Receiving Schools-
IEP Implementation

Regulation


2461.02

Special Education/Receiving Schools-
Suspension

Regulation


2461.03

Special Education/Receiving Schools-
Pupil Records

Regulation


2461.04

Special Education/Receiving Schools-
Special Education and Related Services

Regulation


2461.05

Special Education/Receiving Schools-
IEP Compliance

Regulation


2461.06

Special Education/Receiving Schools-
Highly Qualified and Appropriately Certified Staff

Regulation


2461.07

Special Education/Receiving Schools-
Termination of Placement

Regulation


2461.08

Special Education/Receiving Schools-
In-Service Training

Regulation


2461.09

Special Education/Receiving Schools-
Statewide and District-Wide Assessment Program

Regulation


2461.10

Special Education/Receiving Schools-
Full Educational Opportunity

Regulation


2461.11

Special Education/Receiving Schools-
Staff Consultation

Regulation


2461.12

Special Education/Receiving Schools-
Length of School Day and Academic Year

Regulation


2464

Gifted and Talented Pupils

Policy

Regulation

2466

Needless Public Labeling Pupils with Disabilities

Policy


2467

Surrogate Parents and Foster Parents

Policy


2468 Independent Educational Evaluations Policy

2481

Home or Out-of-School Instruction for
General Education Pupils

Policy

Regulation

2510

Adoption of Textbooks

Policy


2520

Instructional Supplies

Policy


2530

Resource Materials

Policy


2531

Copying Copyrighted Materials

Policy

Regulation

2560

Live Animals in School

Policy

Regulation

2610

Educational Program Evaluation

Policy


2622

Pupil Assessment

Policy

Procedure

2631

New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum

Policy


2624

Grading System

Policy


2700

Services to Nonpublic School Pupils

Policy


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3000

TEACHING STAFF MEMBERS



3111

Creating Positions

Policy


3124

Employment Contract

Policy


3125

Employment of Teaching Staff Members

Policy


3125.2

Employment of Substitute Teachers

Policy


3126 District Mentoring Program Policy Regulation

3130

Assignment and Transfer

Policy


3141

Resignation

Policy


3142

Nonrenewal of a Nontenured Teaching Staff Member

Policy

Regulation

3144

Certification of Tenure Charges

Policy

Regulation

3144.12

Certification of Tenure Charges – Inefficiency

Policy
3144.3 Suspension Upon Certification of Tenure Charges Policy

3146

Conduct of Reduction in Force

Policy

Regulation

3152

Withholding an Increment

Policy


3159

Teaching Staff Member/School District
Reporting Responsibilities

Policy


3160

Physical Examination

Policy

Regulation

3161

Examination for Cause

Policy


3211

Code of Ethics

Policy


3212

Attendance

Policy


3212.1

Withdrawal of Services by District Employees

Policy


3214

Acceptance of Gifts

Policy


3217

Use of Corporal Punishment

Policy


3218

Substance Abuse

Policy

Regulation

3221

Evaluation of Teachers

Policy

Regulation

3222

Evaluation of Teaching Staff Members,
Excluding Teachers and Administrators

Policy

Regulation

3223

Evaluation of Administrators, Excluding
Principals, Vice Principals, and Assistant Principals

Policy

Regulation

3224 Evaluation of Principals, Vice Principals,
and Assistant Principals
Policy Regulation

3230

Outside Activities

Policy

Regulation

3231

Outside Employment as Athletic Coach

Policy


3233

Political Activities

Policy

Regulation

3240

Professional Development

Policy

Regulation

3245

Research Projects by Staff Members

Policy


3270

Professional Responsibilities

Policy


3280

Liability for Pupil Welfare

Policy

Regulation

3281

Inappropriate Staff Conduct

Policy

Regulation

3283 Electronic Communication Between Teaching
Staff Members and Students
Policy

3310

Academic Freedom

Policy


3321

Acceptable Use of Computer Network(s)
/Computers and Resources by Teaching Staff Members

Policy

Regulation

3322

Staff Member’s Use of Cellular Telephones

Policy


3351

Healthy Workplace Environment

Policy


3362

Sexual Harassment

Policy

Regulation

3370

Teaching Staff Member Tenure

Policy


3371

Short Tenure Period

Policy


3372 Teaching Staff Member Tenure Acquisition Policy
3373 Tenure Upon Transfer or Promotion Policy

3425

Work Related Disability Pay

Policy


3430

Extended Leaves of Absence

Policy


3431.1

Family Leave

Policy


3431.3

New Jersey's Family Leave Insurance Program

Policy


3437

Military Leave

Policy


3439

Jury Duty

Policy


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4000

SUPPORT STAFF MEMBERS



4111

Creating Positions

Policy


4124

Employment Contract

Policy


4125

Employment of Support Staff Members

Policy


4140

Termination

Policy


4146

Nonrenewal of Nontenured Support Staff
Employment Contract

Policy

Regulation

4159

Support Staff Member/School District
Reporting Responsibilities

Policy


4160

Physical Examination

Policy

Regulation

4161

Examination for Cause

Policy


4212 Attendance Policy

4215

Code of Ethics

Policy


4218

Substance Abuse

Policy

Regulation

4230

Outside Activities

Policy

Regulation

4233

Political Activities

Policy

Regulation

4281

Inappropriate Staff Conduct

Policy

Regulation

4282 Use of Social Networking Site Policy
4283

Electronic Communication Between Support
Staff Members and Students

Policy

4310

Freedom of Speech

Policy


4321

Acceptable Use of Computer Network(s)/
Computers and Resources by Support Staff Members

Policy

Regulation

4322

Staff Member’s Use of Cellular Telephones

Policy


4351

Healthy Workplace Environment

Policy


4352

Sexual Harassment

Policy

Regulation

4360

Support Staff Member Tenure

Policy


4410

Compensation

Policy


4420

Benefits

Policy


4425

Work Related Disability Pay

Policy


4431.1

Family Leave

Policy


4431.3

New Jersey’s Family Leave Insurance
Program

Policy


4432

Sick Leave

Policy


4437

Military Leave

Policy


4438

Jury Duty

Policy


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5000

PUPILS



5111

Eligibility of Resident/Nonresident Pupils

Policy

Regulation

5112

Entrance Age

Policy


5116

Education of Homeless Children

Policy

Regulation

5117 Interdistrict Public School Choice Policy

5130

Withdrawal From School

Policy


5200

Attendance

Policy

Regulation

5230

Late Arrival and Early Dismissal

Policy


5240

Tardiness

Policy


5300

Use of Defibrillator(s)

Policy

Regulation

5305 Health Services Personnel Policy

5306

Health Services to Nonpublic Schools

Policy

Regulation

5307

Nursing Services Plan

Policy


5308

Pupil Health Records

Policy

Regulation

5310

Health Services

Policy

Regulation

5320

Immunization

Policy

Regulation

5330

Administration of Medication

Policy

Regulation

5330.01 Administration of Medical Marijuana Policy Regulation

5331

Anaphylaxis to Food and Other Substances

Policy

Regulation

5332

Do Not Resuscitate Orders

Policy


5335

Treatment of Asthma

Policy


5338

Diabetes Management

Policy

Regulation

5339 Screening for Dyslexia Policy

5350

Pupil Suicide Prevention

Policy

Regulation

5410

Promotion and Retention

Policy

Regulation

5411

Promotion From Eighth Grade

Policy


5420

Reporting Pupil Progress

Policy


5466

Graduation and Yearbook Fees

Policy


5500

Expectations for Pupil Conduct

Policy


5511

Dress and Grooming

Policy

Regulation

5512

Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

Policy

Regulation

5513

Care of School Property

Policy

Regulation

5514

Pupil Use of Vehicles

Policy


5516

Use of Electronic Communication and
Recording Devices (ECRD)

Policy


5519 Dating and Violence at School Policy Regulation

5520

Disorder and Demonstration

Policy


5530

Substance Abuse

Policy

Regulation

5533

Smoking

Policy

Regulation

5550

Disaffected Pupils

Policy


5560

Disruptive Pupils

Policy


5570

Sportsmanship

Policy


5600

Pupil Discipline

Policy

Regulation

5610

Suspension

Policy

Regulation

5611

Removal of Pupils From Regular Education
Program for Weapons /Firearms Offenses

Policy

Regulation

5612

Assault by Pupils on District Board of Education
Members or Employees

Policy

Regulation

5613

Removal of Students for Assaults with Weapons Offenses

Policy Regulation

5620

Expulsion

Policy


5710

Pupil Grievance

Policy


5750

Equal Educational Opportunity

Policy


5751

Sexual Harassment

Policy

Regulation

5752

Marital Status and Pregnancy

Policy


5755

Equity in Educational Programs And Services

Policy


5770

Pupil Right of Privacy

Policy


5820

Student Government

Policy


5830

Pupil Fund Raising

Policy

Regulation

5850

Social Events and Class Trips

Policy


5860

Safety Patrol

Policy

Regulation

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6000

FINANCES



6111

Special Education Medicaid Initiative
(SEMI) Program

Policy

Regulation

6112

Reimbursement of Federal and Other Grant
Expenditures

Policy

Regulation

6113

E-Rate

Policy

6141

Tax Revenues

Policy


6150

Tuition Income

Policy


6220

Budget Preparation

Policy

Regulation

6230

Budget Hearing

Policy


6320

Purchases Subject to Bid

Policy

Regulation

6340

Multiple Year Contracts

Policy

Regulation

6350

Competitive Contracting

Policy

Regulation

6360

Political Contributions

Policy


6362

Contributions to Board Members and Contract Awards

Policy


6421

Purchases Budgeted

Policy

Regulation

6422

Budget Transfers

Policy

Regulation

6423

Expenditures for Non-Employee Activities, Meals, and Refreshments

Policy


6424

Emergency Contracts

Policy

Regulation

6440

Cooperative Purchasing

Policy


6450

Choice of Vendor

Policy


6470

Payment of Claims

Policy

Regulation

6471

School District Travel

Policy

Regulation

6480

Purchase of Food Supplies

Policy


6510

Payroll Authorization

Policy


6520

Payroll Deductions

Policy


6620

Petty Cash

Policy

Regulation

6660

Student Activity Fund

Policy


6700

Investments

Policy


6740

Capital Reserve Account

Policy

Regulation

6810

Financial Objectives

Policy


6820

Financial Reports

Policy


6830

Audit and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

Policy


6831

Withholding or Recovering State Aid

Policy


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7000

PROPERTY



7100

Long-Range Facilities Planning

Policy

Regulation

7230

Gifts, Grants, and Donations

Policy


7300

Disposition of Property

Policy


R 7300.3

Disposition of Personal Property

Regulation


R 7300.4

Disposition of Federal Property

Regulation


7410

Maintenance and Repair

Policy

Regulation

R 7410.01

Facilities Maintenance, Repair, Scheduling and Accounting

Regulation


7420

Hygienic Management

Policy

Regulation

R 7420.1

Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan

Regulation


R 7420.2

Chemical Hygiene

Regulation


7421

Indoor Air Quality Standards

Policy

Regulation

7422

School Integrated Pest Management Plan

Policy

Regulation

7424 Bed Bugs Policy Regulation

7430

School Safety

Policy

Regulation

7432

Eye Protection

Policy

Regulation

7433

Hazardous Substances

Policy


7434

Smoking on School Grounds

Policy


7435

Alcoholic Beverages on School Premises

Policy


7436

Drug Free Workplace

Policy


7450

Property Inventory

Policy


7481 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS also known as Drones) Policy

7510

Use of School Facilities

Policy


7520

Loan of School Equipment

Policy


7522 School District Provided Technology Devices to Staff Members Policy
7523 School District Provided Technology Devices to Pupils Policy

7650

School Vehicle Assignment, Use, Tracking, Maintenance, and Accounting

Policy

Regulation

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8000

OPERATIONS



8130

School Organization

Policy


8140

Pupil Enrollments

Policy

Regulation

8210

School Year

Policy


8310

Public Records

Policy

Regulation

8320

Personnel Records

Policy


8330

Pupil Records

Policy

Regulation

8335

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

Policy


8350 Records Retention Policy

8420

Emergency Evacuation

Policy

Regulation

R 8420.1

Fire and Fire Drills


Regulation

R 8420.2

Bomb Threats


Regulation

R 8420.3

Natural Disasters and Man-made Catastrophes


Regulation

R 8420.4

Kidnapping


Regulation

R 8420.5

Asbestos Release


Regulation

R 8420.6

Accidents To and From School


Regulation

R 8420.7

Lockdown Procedures


Regulation

R 8420.10

Active Shooter


Regulation

8441

Care of Injured and Ill Persons

Policy

Regulation

8442

Reporting Accidents

Policy


8451

Control of Communicable Disease

Policy

Regulation

8453

HIV/AIDS

Policy


8454 Management of Pediculosis Policy

8461

Reporting Violence and Vandalism

Policy

Regulation

8462

Reporting Potentially Missing or Abused Children

Policy

Regulation

8465

Hate Crimes and BiasRelated Acts

Policy

Regulation

8467

Weapons

Policy

Regulation

8468

Crisis Response

Policy

Regulation

8500

Food Services

Policy


8505

Wellness Policy/Nutrient Standards for Meals
and Other Foods

Policy


8540

School Nutrition Programs

Policy


8550 Outstanding Food Service Charges Policy

8600

Transportation

Policy

Regulation

8601

Pupil Supervision After School Dismissal

Policy


8630 Bus Driver Responsibility Policy
8630 Emergency School Bus Procedure Regulation

8660

Transportation by Private Vehicle

Policy


8670

Transportation of Disabled Pupils

Policy


8740

Bonding

Policy


8750

Employee Indemnification

Policy


8760

Pupil Accident Insurance

Policy


8770

School Board Insurance Group

Policy


8810

Religious Holidays

Policy


8820

Flag Salute

Policy


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9000

COMMUNITY



9100

Public Relations

Policy


9120

Public Relations Program

Policy


9122

Distribution of Materials by Pupils and Staff

Policy


9130

Public Complaints and Grievances

Policy

Regulation

9140

Public Advisory Committees

Policy


9150

School Visitors

Policy


9180

School Volunteers

Policy

Regulation

9200

Cooperation Between Parents and School

Policy


9230

Parental Responsibilities

Policy


9240

Rights of Parents

Policy


9270

Home Schooling and Equivalent Education

Policy

Regulation

9310

Cooperation with Municipal Agencies

Policy


9320

Cooperation with Law Enforcement Agencies

Policy

Regulation

9324

Sex Offender Registration and Notification

Policy

Regulation

9500

Cooperation With Educational Agencies

Policy


9541

Student Teachers/Interns

Policy


9700

Special Interest Groups

Policy


9713

Recruitment by Special Interest Groups

Policy


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