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School Board Policy

                      
 

Illini West School District #307  
School Board Policy

The official Board Policy Manual is stored at the Board of Education Office at 600 Main Street, Carthage, Illinois.  

District policies are under continual review and will be updated 
on this site on a monthly basis, as needed, following official board action.

Click on the link(s) below to view and/or print each Policy.

  Policy Index (CLICK HERE)
Section 1 Section 1:  Organization
1:10 School District Legal Status
1:20 District Organization, Operations, and Cooperative Agreements
1:30 School District Philosophy
   
  Section 2:  School Board
Section 2 Governance
2:10 School District Governance
2:20 Powers and Duties of the School Board; Indemnification
  Board Member
2:30 School District Elections
2:40 Board Member Qualifications
2:50 Board Member Term of Office
2:60 Board Member Removal From Office
2:70 Vacancies on the School Board -- Filling Vacancies
2:70-E Checklist for Filling Board Vacancies by Appointment - Exhibit
2:80 Board Member Oath and Conduct
2:80-E Board Member Code of Conduct - Exhibit
2:100 Board Member Conflict of Interest
2:105 Ethics and Gift Ban
2:110 Qualifications, Term, and Duties of Board Officers
2:120 Board Member Development
2:120-E1 Guidelines for Serving as a Mentor to a New School Board Member-Exhibit
2-120-E2 Website Listing of Development & Training Completed by Board Members-Exhibit
2:125 Board Member Expenses
2:125-E1 Board Member Travel Expense Voucher - Exhibit
2:125-E2 Board Member Travel Expense Purchase Order - Exhibit
  Board Relationships
2:130 Board-Superintendent Relationship
2:140 Communications To and From the Board
2:140-E Guidance for Board Member Communications, Including E-Mail Use-Exhibit
2:150 Committees
2:160 Board Attorney
2:160-E Checklist for Selection a Board Attorney-Exhibit
2:170 Procurement of Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Services
  Board Meetings
2:200 Types of School Board Meetings
2:200-AP Types of School Board Meetings - Administrative Procedure
2:210 Organizational School Board Meeting
2:220 School Board Meeting Procedure
2:220-E1 Board Treatment of Closed Meeting Verbatim Records and Minutes-Exhibit 1
2:220-E2 Motion to Adjourn to Closed Meeting - Exhibit 2
2:220-E3 Closed Meeting Minutes - Exhibit 3
2:220-E4 Open Meeting Minutes - Exhibit 4
2:220-E5 Semi-Annual Review of Closed Meeting Minutes - Exhibit 5
2:220-E6 Log of Closed Meeting Minutes - Exhibit 6
2:220-E7 Access to Closed Meeting Minutes and Verbatim Recordings - Exhibit 7
2:220-E8 School Board Records Maintenance Requirements and FAQs - Exhibit 8
2:230 Public Participation at School Board Meetings and Petitions to the Board
  Board Policy
2:240 Board Policy Development
2:240-E1 PRESS Issue Updates - Exhibit 1
2:240-E2 Developing Local Policy - Exhibit 2
  Board Records
2:250 Access to District Public Records
2:260 Uniform Grievance Procedure
   
Section 3 Section 3:  General School Administration
3:10 Goals and Objectives
3:30 Chain of Command
3:40 Superintendent
3:50 Administrative Personnel Other Than the Superintendent
3:60 Administrative Responsibility of the Building Principal
3:70 Succession of Authority
   
Section 4 Section 4:  Operational Services
  Fiscal and Business
4:10 Fiscal and Business Management
4:15 Identity Protections
4:20 Fund Balances
4:30 Revenue and Investments
4:40 Incurring Debt
4:45 Insufficient Fund Checks and Debt Recovery
4:50 Payment Procedures
4:55 Use of Credit and Procurement Cards
4:60 Purchases and Contracts
4:70 Resource Conservation
4:80 Accounting and Audits
4:90 Activity Funds
4:100 Insurance Management
  Operations
4:110 Transportation
4:120 Food Services
4:130 Free and Reduced-Price Food Services
4:140 Waiver of Student Fees
4:150 Facility Management and Building Programs
4:160 Environmental Quality of Buildings and Grounds
  Safety and Security
4:170 Safety
4:175 Convicted Child Sex Offender; Screening; Notifications
4:180 Pandemic Preparedness
   
Section 5 Section 5:  Personnel
  General Personnel
5:10 Equal Employment Opportunity and Minority Recruitment
5:20 Workplace Harassment Prohibited
5:30 Hiring Process and Criteria
5:35 Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act
5:40 Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease
5:50 Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace
5:60 Expenses
5:60-E1 Employee Expense Reimbursement Form - Exhibit 1
5:60-E2 Employee Estimated Expense Approval Form - Exhibit 2
5:70 Religious Holidays
5:80 Court Duty
5:90 Abused and Neglected Child Reporting
5:100 Staff Development Program
5:110 Recognition for Service
5:120 Ethics and Conduct
5:125 Personal Technology & Social Media; Usage & Conduct
5:130 Responsibilities Concerning Internal Information
5:140 Solicitations By or From Staff
5:150 Personnel Records
5:170 Copyright
5:180 Temporary Illness or Temporary Incapacity
5:185 Family and Medical Leave
  Professional Personnel
5:190 Teacher Qualifications
5:200 Terms and Conditions of Employment and Dismissal
5:210 Resignations
5:220 Substitute Teachers
5:230 Maintaining Student Discipline
5:240 Suspension
5:250 Leaves of Absence
5:260 Student Teachers
  Educational Support Personnel
5:270 Employment At-Will, Compensation, and Assignment
5:280 Duties and Qualifications
5:285 Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers
5:290 Employment Termination and Suspensions
5:300 Schedules and Employment Year
5:310 Compensatory Time-Off
5:320 Evaluation
5:330 Sick Days, Vacation, Holidays, and Leaves
   
Section 6 Section 6:  Instruction
  Philosophy and Goals
6:10 Educational Philosophy and Objectives
6:15 School Accountability
  Educational Calendar and Organization
6:20 School Year Calendar and Day
6:30 Organization of Instruction
  Curriculum
6:40 Curriculum Development
6:50 School Wellness
6:60 Curriculum Content
6:65 Student Social and Emotional Development
6:70 Teaching About Religions
6:80 Teaching About Controversial Issues
6:100 Using Animals In the Educational Program
  Special Programs
6:110 Programs for Students At Risk of Academic Failure and/or Dropping Out of School and Graduation Incentives Program
6:120 Education of Children with Disabilities
6:130 Program for the Gifted
6:140 Education of Homeless Children
6:145 Migrant Students
6:150 Home and Hospital Instruction
6:160 English Language Learners
6:170 Title I Programs
6:190 Extracurricular and Co-Curricular Activities
  Instructional Resources
6:210 Instructional Materials
6:230 Library Resource Center
6:235 Access to Electronic Networks
6:240 Field Trips
6:250 Community Resource Persons and Volunteers
6:255 Assemblies and Ceremonies
6:260 Complaints About Curriculum, Instructional Materials, and Programs
  Guidance and Counseling
6:270 Guidance and Counseling Program
  Achievement
6:280 Grading and Promotion
6:290 Homework
6:300 Graduation Requirements
6:310 Credit for Alternative Courses and Programs, and Course Substitutions
6:320 High School Credit for Proficiency
6:330 Achievement and Awards
6:340 Student Testing and Assessment Program
   
Section 7 Section 7:  Students
  Equity
7:10 Equal Educational Opportunities
7:10-E Equal Educational Opportunities Within the School Community - Exhibit
7:15 Student and Family Privacy Rights
7:20 Harassment of Students Prohibited
  Assignment and Admission
7:30 Student Assignment
7:40 Nonpublic School Students, Including Parochial and Home-Schooled Students
7:50 School Admissions and Student Transfers To & From Non-District Schools
7:60 Residence
  Attendance
7:70 Attendance and Truancy
7:80 Release Time for Religious Instruction/Observance
7:90 Release During School Hours
7:100 Health, Eye and Dental Examinations, Immunizations; and Exclusion of Students
  Rights and Responsibilities
7:130 Student Rights and Responsibilities
7:140 Search and Seizure
7:150 Agency and Police Interviews
7:160 Student Appearance
7:170 Vandalism
7:180 Prevention of and Response to Bullying, Intimidation and Harassment
7:185 Teen Dating Violence Prohibited
7:190 Student Behavior
7:200 Suspension Procedures
7:210 Expulsion Procedures
7:220 Bus Conduct
7:230 Misconduct by Students with Disabilities
7:240 Conduct Code for Participants in Extracurricular Activities
  Welfare Services
7:250 Student Support Services
7:260 Exemption from Physical Activity
7:270 Administering Medicines to Students
7:275 Orders to Forgo Life-Sustaining Treatment
7:280 Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease
7:285 Food Allergy Management Program
7:290 Suicide and Depression Awareness and Prevention
  Activities
7:300 Extracurricular Athletics
7:305 Student Athlete Concussions and Head Injuries
7:315 Restrictions of Publications;High Schools
7:325 Student Fundraising Activities
7:330 Student Use of Buildings - Equal Access
  Records
7:340 Student Records
   
Section 8 Section 8:  Community Relations
8:10 Connection with the Community
8:20 Community Use of School Facilities
8:25 Advertising and Distributing Materials in Schools Provided by Non-School Related Entities
8:30 Visitors to and Conduct on School Property
8:70 Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities
8:80 Gifts to the District
8:90 Parent Organizations and Booster Clubs
8:95 Parental Involvement
8:100 Relations with Other Organizations and Agencies
8:110 Public Suggestions and Complaints

 

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