Leicester School Committee Policies
Section A. Foundations and Basic Commitments

AA School District Legal Status

AB The People and Their School District

AC Nondiscrimination

AC-E Student and Parent Notice for Section 504

ACA Nonsdiscrimination on the Basis of Sex

ACAB Sexual Harassment

ACE Nonsdiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap

AD Mission Statement

ADC Smoking on School Premises

ADDA Background Checks


ADF School District Wellness Program

AE Commitment to Accomplishment

Section B. Board Governance and Operations

BA School Committee Operational Goals

BAA Evaluation of School Committee

BABB Student Liaison to the School Committee

BABB-R Student Liaison Guidelines

BB School Committee Legal Status

BBA School Committee Powers and Duties

BBBA-BBBB School Committee Member Qualifications/Oath of Office

BBBC School Committee Member Resignation

BBBE Unexpired Term Fulfillment

BCA School Committee Member Ethics

BCC Family Relationships and Employment

BDA School Committee Organizational Meeting

BDB School Committee Officers

BDC Appointed Committee Officials

BDD School Committee-Superintendent Relationship

BDE Subcommittees of the School Committee

BDEA External Committees and Groups

BDF Advisory Committees to the School Committee

BDFA School Councils

BDFA-E-1 School Improvement Plan

BDFA-E-2 Submission and Approval of the School Improvement Plan

BDFA-E-3 Conduct of School Council Business

BDG School Attorney

BE School Committee Meetings

BEA Regular School Committee Meetings

BEC Executive Sessions

BEDA Notification of School Committee Meetings

BEDB Agenda Format

BEDB-E Agenda Format

BEDD School Committee Rules of Order

BEDF Voting Method

BEDG Minutes

BEDH Public Participation at School Committee Meetings

BEE Special Procedures for Conducting Hearings

BG School Committee Policy Development

BGB Policy Adoption

BGC Policy Revision and Review

BGD School Committee Review of Procedures

BGE Policy Dissemination

BGF Suspension of Policies

BHC School Committee-Staff Communications

BHE Use of Electronic Messaging by School Committee Members

BIA New School Committee Member Orientation

BIBA School Committee Conferences, Conventions, and Workshops

BID School Committee Member Compensation and Expenses

BJ School Committee Legislative Program

BK School Committee Memberships

Section C. General School Administration

CA Administration Goals

CB School Superintendent

CBD Superintendent's Contract

CBI Evaluation of the Superintendent

CCB Line and Staff Relations

CE Administrative Councils, Cabinets, and Committees

CH Policy Implementation

CHA Development of Regulations

CHC Regulations Dissemination

CHCA Approval of Handbooks and Directives

CHCA-E Approval of Handbooks and Directives

CHD Administration in Policy Absence

CL Administrative Reports

CM School District Annual Report

Section D. Fiscal Management

DA Fiscal Management Goals

DB Annual Budget

DBC Budget Deadlines and Schedules

DBD Budget Planning

DBG Budget Adoption Procedures

DBJ Budget Transfer Authority

DD Funding Proposals and Applications

DGA Authorized Signatures

DH Bonded Employees and Officers

DI Fiscal Accounting and Reporting

DID Annual Inventory

DIE Audits

DJ Purchasing

DJE Bidding Requirements

DK Payment Procedures

DKC Expense Reimbursements

DN School Properties Disposition

Section E. Support Services

EB Safety Program

EBAB Pest Management Policy

EBB First Aid

EBC Emergency Plans

EBCB Fire Prevention and Fire Drills

EBCC-R Bomb Threat Procedures

EBCD Emergency Closings

EC Buildings and Grounds Management

ECA Buildings and Grounds Security

ECAC Vandalism

EDC Authorized use of School-Owned Materials

EEA Student Transportation Services

EEAA Walkers and Riders

EEAE School Bus Safety Program

EEAEA Bus Driver Examination and Training

EEAEA-1 Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicles Drivers

EEAEC Student Conduct on School Buses

EEAG Student Transportation in Private Vehicles

EEAJ Motor Vehicle Idling on School Gounds

EFA School Meal Charges

EFC Free and Reduced Price Food Services

Section F. Facilities Development

FA Facilities Development Goals

FA-E Facilities Development Goals

FB Facilities Planning

FCB Retirement of Facilities

FF Naming New Facilities

FFB Placement of Names on the Leicester High School Memorial Wall

Section G. Personnel

GA Personnel Policies Goals

GBA Equal Employment Opportunity

GBEA Staff Ethics/Conflict of Interest

GBEB Staff Conduct

GBEB-R Professional Culture

GBEBC Gifts to and Solitations by Staff

GBEC Drug-Free Workplace Policy

GBED Tobacco Use on School Property by Staff Members

GBGB Staff Personal Security and Safety

GBI Staff Participation in Political Activities

GBJ Personnel Records

GBK Staff Complaints and Grievances

GCA Professional Staff Positions

GCBA Professional Staff Salary Schedules

GCBB Employment of Principals

GCBC Professional Staff Supplementary Pay Plans

GCCC Family and Medical Leave

GCCAD Military Leave

GCE Professional Staff recruiting/Posting of Vacancies

GCF Professional Staff Hiring

GCG Substitute Professional Staff Employment

GCIA Philosophy of Staff Development

GCJ Professional Teacher Status

GCK Professional Staff Assignments and Transfers

GCO Evaluation of Professional Staff

GCQD Resignation of Professional Staff Members

GCQE Retirement of Professional Staff Members

GCQF Suspension and Dismissal of Professional Staff Members

GCRD Private Tutoring for Pay

GDA Support Staff Positions

GDB Support Staff Contracts and Compensation Plans

GDB-A Policy for Wages, Benefits, and Terms of Employment for Non-union, Hourly Employees

GDD Support Staff Vacations and Holidays

GDO Evaluation of Support Staff

GDQC Retirement of Support Staff Members

GDQD Suspension and Dismissal of Support Staff Members

Section H. Negotiations

H Negotiations

HA Negotiations Goals

HB Negotiations Legal Status

HF School Committee Negotiating Agents

Section I. Instruction

IB Academic Freedom

IC/ICA School Year/School Calendar

ID School Day

IE Organization of Instruction

IGA Curriculum Development

IGB Support Services Programs

IGD Curriculum Adoption

IHA Basic Instructional Program

IHAE Physical Education

IHAI Occupational Education

IHAM Health Education

IHAM-R Health Education

IHAMA Parental Notification Relative to Sex Education

IHAMB Teaching About Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco

IHB Special Instructional Programs and Accommodations

IHBA Programs for Students with Disabilities

IHBAA Observations of Special Education Programs

IHBD Title I Program

IHBEA English Language Learners

IHBF Homebound Instruction

IHBF-R Homebound Instruction Procedures

IHBG Home Schooling

IHBG-R Home Schooling

IHBH Alternative School Programs

IHCA Summer Schools

IJ Instructional Materials

IJ-R Reconsideration of Instructional Resources

IJJ Textbook Selection and Adoption

IJJA Classroom Use of Videos and Movies

IJK Supplementary Materials Selection and Adoption

IJL Library Materials Selection and Adoption

IJLA Library Resources

IJM Special Interest Materials Selection and Adoption

IJNDB Acceptable Use Policy - Technology

IJNDB-R Powerschool Acceptable Use Policy

IJNDC School and District Web Pages

IJNDC-R Web Site Guidelines and Procedures for Approval

IJNDD Policy on Facebook and Social Networking Web Sites

IJOA Field Trips

IJOB Community Resource Persons/Speakers

IJOC School Volunteers

IK Academic Achievement

IKB Homework

IKE Promotion and Retention of Students

IKF Graduation Requirements

IL Evaluation of Instructional Programs

IMA Teaching Activities/Presentations

IMB Teaching About Controversial Issues/ Controversial Speakers

IMD School Ceremonies and Observances

IMDB Flag Displays

IMG Animals in School

Section J. Students

JB Equal Educational Opportunities

JBA Student-to-Student Harassment

JEB Entrance Age

JF School Admissions

JFABC Admission of Transfer Students

JFABD Homeless Students: Enrollment Rights and Services

JFBB School Choice

JH Student Absences and Excuses

JHD Exclusion and Exemptions from School Attendance

JI Student Rights and Responsibilities

JIB Student Involvement in Decision-Making

JIC Student Discipline

JICA Student Dress Code

JICC Student Conduct on School Buses

JICE Student Publications

JICF Gang Activity/Secret Societies

JICFA Prohibition of Hazing

JICFA-E Hazing

JICFB Anti-Bullying Policy

JICFB-R Bullying Prevention and Intervention Plan

JICFB-F Bullying Prevention and Intervention Reporting Form

JICG Tobacco Use by Students

JICH Drug and Alcohol Use by Students

JIE Pregnant Students

JIH Searches and Interrogations

JII Student Complaints and Grievances

JJ Co-Curricular and Extracurricular Activities

JJE Student Fundraising Activities

JJF Student Activity Accounts

JJH Student Travel

JJH-R Student Travel Regulations

JJIB Interscholoastic Athletics

JJIC-A Home Educated Students & Athletic Eligibility

JJIF Concussions Policy

JJIF-R Concussions Procedures

JJIF-C Concussions Forms

JK Student Conduct

JK-R1 Code of Conduct, Grades K-5

JK-R2 Code of Conduct, Grades 6-12

JKA Corporal Punishment

JKAA Physical Restraint of Students

JL Student Welfare

JLA Student Insurance Program

JLC Student Health Services and Requirements

JLCA Physical Examinations of Students

JLCB Inoculations of Students

JLCC Communicable Diseases

JLCCB Head Lice

JLCCA-E School Attendance by Children with Acquired Immune Deficiency

JLCD Administering Medicines to Students

JLCD-R1 Protocol For Administering Medicines To Students

JLCD-R2 Protocol For Administering Over-The-Counter Medications

JLCD-R3 Protocol For Nursing Coverage On Field Trips

JLD Guidance Program

JP Student Gifts and Solicitations

JQ Student Fees, Fines, and Charges

JRA Student Records

JRA-R Student Records

JRD Student Photographs

JRE Flyer Distribution

Section K. Community Relations

KA School/Community Relations Goals

KBA School/Parent Relations Goals

KBBA Non-Custodial Parents' Rights

KBE Relations with Parent Organizations

KBF Parent Involvement with Title I

KCB Community Involvement in Decision-Making

KCD Public Gifts to the Schools

KDB Public's Right to Know

KDD News Media Relations/News Releases

KE Public Complaints

KEB Public Complaints About School Personnel

KEC Public Complaints About the Curriculum or Instructional Materials

KF Community Use of School Facilities

KF-R Community Use of School Facilities

KF-E Fee Schedule for Use of School Facilities

KHA Public Solicitations in the Schools

KHB Advertising in the Schools

KI Visitors to the Schools

KJA Relations with Booster Organizations

KLG Relations with Police Authorities

KLJ Relations with Planning Authorities

KLK Relations with Local Governmental Authorities

Section L. Education Agency Relations

LA Education Agency Relations Goals

LB Relations with Other Schools and School Districts

LBC Relations with Nonpublic Schools

LDA Student Teaching and Internships

LDA-R Student Teaching and Internships Guidelines

LDA-E Application for Student Teaching and Internships Supervision