School Board Policies 18-19


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Forward

The efficient operation of the Van Buren Public Schools requires the adoption of policies and procedures that apply to all phases of the school program. These policies and regulations set the pattern for the program of education in Van Buren. The carrying out of these policies is the responsibility of all teachers and employees of the Van Buren Public Schools.The policies and regulations contained in this manual will serve as a guide for the staff in performing their duties. Teachers and other employees of the district will find the information particularly helpful.


Board Governance and Operations

1.1 -- Duties of the Board.pdf

1.2--Organization of the Board of Education.pdf

1.3- - School Attendance Zones.pdf

1.31--Administration of School Attendance Zones.pdf

1.31 F1 Application For Attendance 2018-2019.pdf

1.31F2--Attendance Area Exception Approval Form.pdf

1.31F3--Spanish Application for Attendance Area Exception Form.pdf

1.4--Board Meetings.pdf

1.4.1--Board Member Voting.pdf

1.4.2--Attending Meetings Remotely.pdf

1.5 -- Policy Formulation.pdf

1.6 -- Transportation.pdf

1.7 -- Bus Routes.pdf

1.8--Use of School Buses.pdf

1.9 -- Drug and Alcohol Program for Bus Drivers.pdf

1.9F1 -- Drug Testing Form.pdf

1.10--Child Nutrition Services.pdf

1.12--Food Service Prepayment.pdf

1.21--Date of Annual School Board Election.pdf



Administration

2.1--Superintendent of Schools.pdf

2.2--Student Calendar18-19.pdf

2.3 -- Deputy Superintendent of Schools.pdf

2.4--Assistant Superintendent.pdf

2.5--Director of Curriculum.pdf

2.6 -- Director of Athletics and Student Activities.pdf

2.7 -- Duties of Principals.pdf

2.7.1--Employment of Principals.pdf

2.7.2--Administrator Evaluator Certification.pdf

2.8 -- Duties of Assistant Principals.pdf

2.9 -- Duties of Curriculum Coaches.pdf

Certified Personnel

3.1--Salary Schedule.pdf

3.2--Evaluations.pdf

3.3--Personnel Policy Committee.pdf

3.4--Reduction In Force.pdf

3.4.3--Licensure Fees.pdf

3.5--Contract Return.pdf

3.6--Employee Training.pdf

3.7--Bus Driver Drug Testing.pdf

3.8--Sick Leave.pdf

3.8.1--Certified Salary Schedule 2018-2019.pdf

3.8.2--Certified Stipend Schedule.pdf

3.8.3--Administrative Salary Schedule 2018-2019.pdf

3.9--Sick Leave Bank.pdf

3.9F1--Sick Leave Bank Request Form.pdf

3.9F2--Sick Leave Bank Contribution Form.pdf

3.9.1--Background Checks for Certified Personnel.pdf

3.9.3 -- Non-Instructional Duties.pdf

3.9.3F1 – Certified employee documentation form for non-instructional duty, duty-free lunch, instructional planning, and media specialist administrative time assignment.pdf

3.9.3F2 – Certified employee documentation form for supplemental non-instructional duty.pdf

3.11--Personal and Professional Leave.pdf

3.11.1--Placement of Instructional Personnel.pdf

3.11.2--Licensed Personnel Dismissal and Non-Renewal.pdf

3.12--Responsibilities in Dealing with Sex Offenders on Campus.pdf

3.13--Public Office.pdf

3.14--Jury Duty.pdf

3.15--Leave-Injury From Assault.pdf

3.15.2--Leave of Absence.pdf

3.18--Outside Employment.pdf

3.19--Employment.pdf

3.21--Tobacco Use.pdf

3.22--Dress of Licensed Employees.pdf

3.23--Political Activity.pdf

3.24--Licensed Personnel Debts.pdf

3.25--Grievances.pdf

3.25F--Level Two Grievance Form.pdf

3.26--Sexual Harassment.pdf

3.27--Supervision of Students.pdf

3.28--Computer Use Policy.pdf

3.28F--Employee Internet Use Agreement.pdf

3.30--Parent-Teacher Communication.pdf

3.31--Drug Free Workplace.pdf

3.31F--Drug Free Workplace Policy Acknowledgement.pdf

3.32 Family Medical Leave.pdf

3.37--Assignment of Teachers Aides.pdf

3.38--Responsibilities Governing Bullying.pdf

3.39--Personnel Records.pdf

3.40--Duty to Report Child Abuse, Maltreatment or Neglect.pdf

3.41--Video Surveillance and Other Monitoring.pdf

3.43--Duty of Licensed Employees to Maintain License in Good Standing.pdf

3.44--Workplace Injuries and Workers' Compensation.pdf

3.45--Social Networking and Ethics.pdf

3.46--Vacations.pdf

3.47--Depositing Collected Funds.pdf

3.48--Weapons on Campus.pdf

3.51--School Bus Driver's Use of Mobile Communication Devices.pdf

3.53--Bus Driver End of Route Review.pdf

3.54--Voluntary Teaching During Planning Period.pdf


Students

4.1--Admission of Pupils.pdf

4.1.1--Admission of Nonresident Home School Students.pdf

4.1.2--School Choice Policy.pdf

4.1.2.1--Policy for Acceptance and Rejection of School Choice Nonresident Students.pdf

4.1.3 -- Homeless Policy.pdf

4.1.4--Student Transfer-Student Assignment to Class.pdf

4.1.5 -- Student Expelled in a Former District.pdf

4.1.6--Placement of Multiple Birth Siblings PK-Grade Six.pdf

4.2--Student Attendance.pdf

4.2.1 -- Attendance.pdf

4.2.3--Attendance-Elementary K-5.pdf

4.2.4--Attendance-Middle School-Grades 6, 7, and 8.pdf

4.2.5--Attendance-Senior High School-Grades 9, 10, 11, 12.pdf

4.2.6--VBHS Closed Campus.pdf

4.3--Student Conduct Behavior Code.pdf

4.3.1--Student Discipline-General Statement of Jursidiction.pdf

4.3.2 -- Rules and Regulations.pdf

4.3.3--Chemical Screen Policy.pdf

4.3.3F1--Chemical Screen Consent Form.pdf

4.3.3F2--Chemical Screen Notification of Violation.pdf

4.3.4--Appearance Code.pdf

4.3.5--Student Disipline-Sexual Harassment-Act 1108 of 1997.pdf

4.3.6--Student Conduct-Bullying.pdf

4.3.7--Authority for Student Discipline July 2013.pdf

4.3.9 Process for Resolving Parental Concerns and or Other Complaints.pdf

4.4 -- Personal and Property Searches.pdf

4.5--Suspension.pdf

4.5.1 -- Emergency Suspension.pdf

4.6 -- Student Discipline -- Assault and Abuse of Students.pdf

4.7--Student Discipline-Gangs and Gang Activity.pdf

4.9--Tobacco and Tobacco Products 072418.pdf

4.10--Expulsion.pdf

4.11--Equal Educational Opportunity.pdf

4.12--Health Services.pdf

4.13--Privacy of Students' Records.pdf

4.13F--Objection to Publication of Directory Information.pdf

4.14--Communicable Diseases.pdf

4.15.1--Student Records-Child Abuse.pdf

4.16 -- Questionnaires and Surveys.pdf

4.17 -- Solicitations.pdf

4.18--Student Visitors.pdf

4.19--Contact With Students While At School.pdf

4.22--Weapons and Dangerous Instruments 072418.pdf

4.24--Drugs and Alcohol.pdf

4.29--Internet Safety and Electronic Device Use Policy.pdf

4.29F--Student Electronic Device and Internet Use Agreement.pdf

4.45--Smart Core Graduation 2017.pdf

4.45.1--Smart Core Curriculum and Grad Requirements-Class of 2018 and Thereafter.pdf

4.45.1F1--Smart Core Informed Consent Form (Class of 2018 and After).pdf

4.45.2--Van Buren High School Diplomas.pdf

4.48--Video Surveillance and Other Student Monitoring.doc.pdf

4.54--STUDENT ACCELERATION.pdf

Curriculum and Instruction

5.1 -- Philosophy.pdf

5.2 -- Assessment and Accountability.pdf

5.3 -- Curriculum.pdf

5.3.1--Field Trips.pdf

5.4 -- Smart Core Curriculum Policy.pdf

5.6 -- Interscholastic Activities.pdf

5.8 -- Schedules.pdf

5.9 -- Student Early Release.pdf

5.10--Grading Policy.pdf

5.11 -- Homework Policy.pdf

5.12--Student Activities Policy.pdf

5.13--Promotion Policies.pdf

5.14 -- GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS.pdf

5.14.1--Concurrent Credit.pdf

5.15 -- Graduation Exercises.pdf

5.15.1--Semester Test Exemption.pdf

5.17--Prayer.pdf

5.18 -- Request for Reconsideration of Instructional Materials.pdf

5.18F -- Request for Reconsideration Form.pdf

5.19 -- GED.pdf

5.20 -- SELECTION POLICY FOR SCHOOL LIBRARY MATERIALS.pdf

5.20F1-- Checklist for Reconsideration of a Work.pdf

5.20F2 -- PATRON’S REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS.pdf

5.20F3 -- CHECKLIST FOR BUILDING MATERIALS EVALUATION COMMITTEE’S RECONSIDERATION OF INSTRUCTION MATERIAL – NONFICTION.pdf

5.20F4 -- CHECKLIST FOR BUILDING MATERIALS EVALUATION COMMITTEE’S RECONSIDERATION OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL -- FICTION AND OTHER LITERARY FORMS.pdf

5.20F5 -- MATERIALS EVALUATION COMMITTEE REPORT FORM.pdf

5.21--Grade Point Average.pdf

5.22--Alternative Learning Environments.pdf

5.23--ALE Program Evaluation.pdf

5.29--District Wellness Policy.pdf

School, Home, and Community Relations

6.1 -- Relations with Parents' Organizations.pdf

6.2 -- Citizen's Advisory Committees.pdf

6.4--Volunteer Policy.pdf

6.5 -- PARENT CONFERENCE.pdf

6.6--Use of School Facilities.pdf

6.6.1--Joint Use Agreement.pdf

6.6F1--Use of Facilities Form.pdf

6.7 Parent Involvement Plan.pdf

6.7.1 -- Parental Involvement Policy.pdf

6.8--VBSD Fine Arts Center Operating Manual.pdf

6.8.1 -- Rules of Use -- District FAC.pdf

6.8.2 -- Rules of Use -- Non-District FAC.pdf

6.8.3 -- Student Use Contract FAC.pdf

6.8.4--VBSDFAC Use Request.pdf

6.8.5--VBSDFAC Rental Rate Sheet.pdf

6.8.6--VBSDFAC-Ticket Sales for Commercial Events.pdf

6.9--Van Buren School District Fine Arts Center Art Gallery.pdf

6.9F1--Van Buren School District Fine Arts Center Art Gallery Contract.pdf

6.9F2--Record of Consignment.pdf

6.9F3--Bill of Sale for Art.pdf

6.10--Sex Offenders On Campus (Megan's Law).pdf

6.11--Visitors To The Schools.pdf

6.12--POLICY FOR SERVICE ANIMALS IN DISTRICT FACILITIES.pdf

Business Management

7.1--Fiscal Year.pdf

7.2--Annual Operating Budget.pdf

7.2.1 -- Revenues from Federal Funds.pdf

7.3 -- Millage Rate.pdf

7.5--Purchases and Procurement.pdf

7.5F--Commodities Bidder Affidavit.pdf

7.5F2--Food Service Commodities Bidder Affidavit.pdf

7.6 -- Collection and Deposit of Funds.pdf

7.6.1--Activity Accounts.pdf

7.7.1--STUDENT AWARDS-NET ATHLETIC EVENT GATE RECEIPTS.pdf

7.8--Personal Property.pdf

7.9--Property Insurance.pdf

7.10 -- Purchasing Authority.pdf

7.11--Electronic Fund Transfers.pdf

7.11F1--Electronic Fund Transfers Form.pdf

7.12--Requisition and Purchase Order System.pdf

7.12.1--Certified Personnel Reimbursement for Purchase of Supplies.pdf

7.13--Management and Disposal of District Property.pdf

7.13F2--Inventory Fixed Assest Statement of Assurance.pdf

7.14 -- Disbursements.pdf

7.15--Record Retention and Destruction.pdf

7.17--Expense Reimbursement.pdf

7.21--Naming School Facilities.pdf

7.22--Booster Club and Parent Organization Guidelines.pdf

7.22.1--Internal Audit Guidlines for Booster Clubs, Support Groups, and Parent Organizations.pdf

7.22.2--Recommended Internal Control Guidelines for Booster Clubs..pdf

7.24--Advertising on School Buses.pdf

Classified Personnel

8.1--Personnel Policy Committee.pdf

8.2--Classified Salary Schedule 2018-2019.pdf

8.2.2--Classified Personnel Evaluations.pdf

8.4--Drug Testing.pdf

8.5--Sick Leave.pdf

8.6--Sick Leave Bank.pdf

8.6.1--Leave of Absence.pdf

8.6.1F1--Leave of Abscence Form.pdf

8.7--Personal and Professional Leave.pdf

8.8--Responsibilities in Dealing with Sex Offenders on Campus.pdf

8.9--Public Office.pdf

8.10--Jury Duty.pdf

8.11--Overtime, Comptime, and Complying with FLSA.pdf

8.12--Outside Employment.pdf

8.13--Classified Employment.pdf

8.14--Classified Personnel Reimbursement of Travel Expenses.pdf

8.15--Tobacco Use.pdf

8.16--Classified Personnel -- Dress of Employees.pdf

8.17--Classified Employee Political Activity.pdf

8.18-Debts.pdf

8.19--Grievances.pdf

8.19F--Level Two Grievance Form.pdf

8.20--Sexual Harassment.pdf

8.21--Classified Personnel -- Supervision of Students.pdf

8.22--Computer Use Policy.pdf

8.22F--Internet Use Agreement.pdf

8.23--Family Medical Leave.pdf

8.24--School Bus Driver's Use of Mobile Communication Devices.pdf

8.26--Responsibilities Governing Bullying.pdf

8.27--Leave-Injury From Assault.pdf

8.28--Drug-Free Workplace.pdf

8.28F--Drug-Free Workplace Policy Acknowledgement.pdf

8.29--Video Surveillance and Other Monitoring.pdf

8.30--Reduction in Force.pdf

8.31 - CLASSIFIED PERSONNEL TERMINATION AND NON-RENEWAL.pdf

8.32 – CLASSIFIED PERSONNEL ASSIGNMENTS.pdf

8.34--Mandatory Reporters Duty to Report Child Abuse, Maltreatment or Neglect.pdf

8.36--Workers' Compensation.pdf

8.37--Social Networking and Ethics.pdf

8.38--Vacations.pdf

8.39--Depositing Collected Funds.pdf

8.40--Weapons on Campus.pdf

8.41--Written Code of Conduct for Employees Involved in Procurement in the Child Nutrition Program.pdf

8.42--Bus Driver End of Route Review.pdf