School Board Policy

Updated 16-17




2016-17 Fully Revised MSAD 58 Policy Book

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AC* Nondiscrimination/ Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

ACAA* Harassment and Sexual Harassment of Students

ACAA-R* Harassment and Sexual Harassment of Students–Administrative Procedure ACAB* Harassment and Sexual Harassment of School Employees

ACAB-R* Harassment and Sexual Harassment of School Employees–Administrative

Procedure ACAD* Hazing

AD* Educational Philosophy/Mission

ADA* School District Goals and Objectives

ADAA* School System Commitment to Standards for Ethical and Responsible Behavior ADC* Tobacco Use and Possession

ADC-R Tobacco Use and Possession Administrative Procedure

ADF* School District Commitment to Learning Results

AEC Accountability–Reporting to the Public

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BB School Board Legal Status

BBA School Board Powers and Responsibilities

  1. BBAA Board Member Authority and Responsibilities
  2. BBAB School Board Self-Evaluation
  3. BBBA Board Member Qualifications
  4. BBBB Student Representatives to the Board

BBBB-R Student Representatives to the Board - Procedure BBBC Board Member Resignation

BBBDA Board-Declared Vacancy Caused by Absenteeism

  1. BCA School Board Member Code of Ethics
  2. BCB Board Member Conflict of Interest
  3. BCC Nepotism
  4. BDA Board Organizational Meeting
  5. BDB Board Officers
  6. BDD School Board-Superintendent Relationship
  7. BDE Board Standing Committees
  8. BDF Board Advisory Committees
  9. BDG School Attorney/Legal Services

BE School Board Meetings

BEA School Board Use of Electronic Mail (E-Mail) BEAB Board/Student/Faculty Town Meeting

BEC Executive Sessions

BEC-R Executive Session Procedure

  1. BEDA Notification of Board Meetings
  2. BEDB Agenda

BEDBA Agenda Format

  1. BEDC Quorum
  2. BEDD Rules of Order

BEDF Voting Method BEDFA Abstentions

  1. BEDG Minutes
  2. BEDH Public Participation at Board Meetings
  3. BEDI Board Relations with the Media
  4. BEDJ Broadcasting/Taping of Board Meetings

BEDL Adjournment of Board Meetings BG School Board Policy

BG-R Policy Adoption Procedure

BHC Board Communications with Staff

  1. BIA New Board Member Orientation
  2. BIB Board Member Development Opportunities
  3. BIC Board Member Freedom of Access Training

BIC-E Certification of Completion of Freedom of Access Training BID Board Member Compensation

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CB School Superintendent

CB-R Superintendent of Schools Job Description CBD Superintendent’s Contract

CBI Evaluation of the Superintendent

CHCAA Student and Employee Handbooks

CHD Administration in the Absence of Policy

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DB Budget

DD Grants

DFF Student Activities Funds

DJ Bidding/Purchasing Requirements

DJ-R Federal Procurement Manual

DJH Purchasing and Contracting: Procurement Staff Code of Conduct DKC Expense Authorization and Reimbursement

  1. DM Cash in School Buildings
  2. DN School Properties Disposition

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EB Environmental and Safety Program EBAA Chemical Hazards

EBBB Accident Reports

  1. EBCA Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan
  2. EBCB Emergency Evacuation Drills
  3. EBCC Bomb Threats

ECB Pest Management In School Facilities and On School Grounds

EDB Materials Lost or Damaged by Students or Staff

EEA Student Transportation Services

EEAEA Student Transportation Employee Requirements, Training and Responsibility EEAEAA Drug and Alcohol Testing of School Bus Drivers

EEAEAA-R Drug and Alcohol Testing of School Bus Drivers Administrative Procedure EEAF Special Use of Buses

EEBB Use of Private Vehicles for School Business

EFC Free and Reduced Price Food Services

EFE Competitive Food Sales—Sales of Foods in Competition with the School Food

Service Program EGAD Copyright Compliance

EGAD-R Copyright Compliance Administrative Procedure EHB Records Management

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  1. FA Facilities Development Goals/ Priority Objectives
  2. FB Facilities Planning

FBA Planning Advisors

FC Facilities Funding and Construction

FF Naming Facilities

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GAB Job Descriptions

GBB Staff Involvement in Decision Making GBCC Employee Use of Cell Phones

GBEB Staff Conduct

GBEBB Staff Conduct with Students

GBEC* Drug-Free Workplace

GBIA Staff Participation in Political Activities GBJ Personnel Records and Files

GBJC Retention of Application Materials GBN Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)

  1. GBN-R1 Family and Medical Leave Administrative Procedure
  2. GBN-R2 Maine Family Medical Leave Administrative Procedure

GBO* Family Care Leave

GCF Professional Staff Hiring

GCFA Employee Social Media Privacy

GCFA-E Faculty Social Media Exhibit

GCFB* Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff

GCFB-R* Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff Administrative Procedure GCGA Substitute Teachers and Educational Specialists

GCI* Professional Staff Development Opportunities

GCK Professional Staff Assignments and Transfers

GCOA* Supervision and Evaluation of Professional Staff

GCOC* Evaluation of Administrative Staff

GCSA Employee Computer and Internet Use

GDF Support Staff Employment

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IGA Curriculum Development and Adoption

IHA Basic Instructional Program

IHBA Individual Education Programs (IEPs)

IHBAA Referral and Use of General Education Interventions

IHBAA-R Referral and Use of General Education Interventions Administrative Procedure IHBAC Child Find

  1. IHBAK Life-Sustaining Emergency Care
  2. IHBAL Grievance Procedure for Persons with Disabilities

IHBEA Program for Limited English Proficient Students

IHBG Home Schooling

IJJ Instructional and Library-Media Materials Selection

IJNDB Student Computer, Internet Use, and Cyber-Safety

IJNDB-R Student Computer and Internet Use Rules

IJNDC School System Web Site/Web Pages

IJNDC-R School System Web Site/Web Pages Administrative Procedure IJOA Field Trips and Other Student Travel

IJOAA Field Trips: Eighth Grade Year End Trip

IJOC School Volunteers

IK Student Achievement/Evaluation of Student Proficiency

IKAB Grading System – Reporting Student Proficiency

  1. IKB Homework
  2. IKC Transcripts
  3. IKE Promotion, Retention and Acceleration of Students
  4. IKF Graduation Requirements

IKFF MSAD 58 Multiple Pathways

IL Evaluation of Instructional Program

ILD Educational Research: Student Surveys, Analyses, and Evaluations IMBB Exemption from Required Instruction

IMDB Flag Policy

IMG Animals in Schools

IMGA Service Animals in Schools

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JEA Compulsory Attendance

JEAA Student Attendance/Student Absences and Tardiness

JFAA Admission of Resident Students

JFAB Admission of Non-Resident Students

JFABD Admission of Homeless Students

JFC Dropout Prevention—Student Withdrawal from School

JHB Truancy

JIC Student Code of Conduct

JICA Student Dress

JICBA Student Debts and Obligations

JICC Student Conduct on School Buses

JICE Student Self-Expression and Student Distribution of Literature

JICH Drug and Alcohol Use by Students

JICIA Weapons, Violence and School Safety

JICJ Student Use of Cell Phones and Other Electronic Devices

JICK Bullying

JICK-R Bullying Administrative Procedure

JICK-E1 MSAD #58 Bullying Report Form

JICK-E2 MSAD #58 Bullying Investigation an Response Form

JICK-E3 Bullying: Summary of Disciplinary and Remedial Actions

JIH Questioning and Searches of Students

JIH-R Questioning and Searches of Students Administrative Procedure

JJ Student Clubs, Co/Extra Curricular Activities, Athletic Teams

JJE Student Fund-Raising Activities

JJI RSU 58/MSAD 58 Philosophy of Athletics

JJIB Interscholastic Sports

JJIBA Elementary and Middle School Extra-Curricular Activity Eligibility

JJIBB Squad Selection

JJIBC Relationships with Booster’s

JJIF Management of Concussions and Other Head Injuries

JK Student Discipline

JKAA Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion

JKAA-R Physical Restraint and Seclusion – Administrative Procedure

JKD Suspension of Students

JKE Expulsion of Students

JKE-R Expulsion of Students Guidelines

JKF Suspension/Expulsion of Students with Disabilities

JKF-R Suspension/Expulsion of Students with Disabilities Administrative Procedure

JL Student Wellness

JLCB Immunization of Students

JLCC Communicable/Infectious Diseases

JLCD Administration of Medication to Students

JLCDA Medical Marijuana in Schools

JLDBG Reintegration of Students from Juvenile Correctional Facilities

JLF Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

JLF-R Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect Administrative Procedure

JLF-E Suspected Child Abuse/Neglect Report Form

JLIB Student Dismissal Precautions

JQ Student Activity Fees

JRA Student Education Records

JRA-R Student Education Records Administrative Procedure

JRA-E Notification of Rights Under FERPA

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KBF* Parent Involvement in Title I

KCB Community Involvement in Decision Making KCD Public Gifts/Donations to the Schools

KDB* Public’s Right to Know/Freedom of Access KDD Media Relations

  1. KE Public Concerns and Complaints
  2. KF Community Use of School Facilities

KHB Advertising in the Schools

KI Visitors to the Schools

KLG Relations with Law Enforcement Authorities