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Section A: Foundations and Basic Commitments
Section A: contains policies pertaining to Mapleton's legal role in providing public education and the basic principles underlying school board governance. These policies provide a setting for all of the other policies and regulations. Included in this section are policies on nondiscrimination, educational philosophy, and accountability.
AC Nondiscrimination Equal Opportunity AD School District Mission ADC Tobacco-Free Schools ADD Safe Schools ADE Innovation in Education ADF School Wellness AE Accountability/Commitment to Accomplishment AEA Standards-Based Education AED Accreditation AEE Waiver of State Law and Regulation
Section B: School Board Governance and Operations
Section B contains policies about the Board of Education for Mapleton Public Schools, including how it is elected, how it is organized, how it conducts meetings, and how it operates. This section includes policies establishing the board’s internal operating procedures as well as policies on board communications and policy adoption.
BBA School Board Powers and Responsibilities BBB Board Member Director District Elections BBBA Board Member Qualifications BC School Board Member Conduct BCA School Board Member Code of Ethics BCB School Board Member Conflict of Interest BDA Board Organizational Meeting BDB School Board Officers BDF Advisory Committees BDFA District Personnel Performance Evaluation Council BDFB Career and Technical Program Advisory Committees BDFC Preschool Council BDFD District Safe and Drug-Free Schools Advisory Council BE School Board Meetings BEAA Electronic Participation in School Board Meetings BEC Executive Sessions BEDA Notification of School Board Meetings BEDB Agenda BEDD Rules of Order BEDF Voting Method BEDG Minutes BEDH Public Participation at School Board Meetings BG School Board Policy Process BID/BIE School Board Member Compensation/Expenses/Insurance/Liability
Section C: General School Administration
Section C contains policies on school management, administrative organization, and school building and department administration. It includes the administrative aspects of special programs and system-wide reforms such as school or site-based management. It also contains personnel policies regarding the Superintendent, senior administrators, and school directors.
CBA/CBC Qualifications Powers and Responsibilities of Superintendent CBB Recruitment of Superintendent CBD Superintendent’s Contract CBF Superintendent’s Conduct CBI Evaluation of Superintendent CC Administrative Organization CF School Building Administration CH Policy Implementation CHCA Handbooks and Directives CHD Administration in the Absence of Policy
Section D: Fiscal Management
Section D contains policies on district finances and the management of funds. It includes policies on budget, banking, accounting, purchasing, and payroll. (See Section F - Facilities Development, for policies on the financing of school construction and renovation.)
DA Fiscal Management Goals_Priority Objectives DAB Financial Administration DAC Federal Fiscal Compliance DB Annual Budget DBD Determination of Budget Priorities DBG Budget Adoption Process DBJ Budget Transfers DBK Fiscal Emergencies DD Funding Proposals, Grants, and Special Projects DEA Funds from Local Tax Sources DEB Loan Programs (Funds from State Tax Sources) DFA/DFAA Revenues from Investments_Use of Surplus Funds DG Banking Services and Deposit of Funds DH Bonded Employees and Officers DI Fiscal Accounting DIA Online Schools and Online Programs DID Inventories DIE Annual Audit DJ/DJA Purchasing/Purchasing Authority DJB Federal Procurement DJE Bidding Procedures DJG Vendor Relations DKB Salary Deductions DKC Expense Authorization_Reimbursement DN School Properties Disposal Procedures
Section E: Support Services
Section E contains policies on non-instructional services and programs, particularly those pertaining to business management, safety, building and grounds management, office services, transportation, and food services. Also included are policies on busing, fire drills, vandalism, data management, and insurance programs.
EBAB Hazardous Materials EBBA Prevention of Disease Infection Transmission EBBB Accident Reports EBCE School Closings and Cancellations ECA/ECAB Security Access to Buildings ECAF Use of Video and Audio Monitoring EEA Student Transportation EEAA Walkers and Riders EEAE Bus Safety Program EEAEAA Drug and Alcohol Testing for Bus Drivers EEAEF Video Cameras on Transportation Vehicles EEAEG Use of Wireless Communication Devices by School Transportation Vehicle Operators EEAFB Use of School Vehicles by Community Groups EEAG Student Transportation in Private Vehicles EEBA School Transportation Vehicles Use of Safety Belts EF School Nutrition EFC Free and Reduced-Price Food Services EFEA Nutritious Food Choices EGAD Copyright Compliance EGAEA Electronic Communication EHB Records Retention EHC Safeguarding Personal Identifying Information
Section F: Facilities Planning and Development
Section F contains policies pertaining to facility planning, financing, construction, and renovation. It also includes the topics of temporary facilities, school closings, bond campaigns, and naming facilities.
FA Facilities Development Goals_Priority Objectives FB Facilities Planning FBC Prioritization of Facility Improvements FD Facilities Funding FDA Bond Campaigns
Section G: Personnel
Section G contains policies pertaining to employees of Mapleton Public Schools. The category is divided into three main subcategories: policies beginning with the letters “GB” apply to all school employees or to general personnel matters; policies beginning with the letters “GC” apply to instructional and administrative staff; and policies beginning with the letters “GD” pertain to support staff and/or classified staff. (See Section C - General Administration, for policies pertaining to the Superintendent.)
GBA Open Hiring Equal Employment Opportunity GBAA Sexual Harassment GBAB Workplace Health and Safety Protection GBEA Staff Ethics Conflict of Interest GBEA Staff Ethics Conflict of Interest GBEB Staff Conduct and Responsibilities GBEBA Staff Dress Code GBEC Drug-Free Workplace GBEE Staff Use of the Internet GBGA Staff Health and Medical Examination Requirements GBGB Staff Personal Security and Safety GBGD Workers Compensation GBGE Staff Maternity Parental Leave GBJ Personnel Records and Files GBK Staff Concerns Complaints Grievances GC Professional Staff GCA Professional Staff Positions GCE/GCF Professional Staff Recruiting Hiring GCFA Hiring of Instructional Staff Portability of Non-probationary Status GCKAA Teacher Displacement GCO Evaluation of Licensed Personnel GCQA Instructional Staff Reduction in Force GCQC/GCQD Resignation of Instructional Staff Administrative Staff GCQF Discipline Suspension and Dismissal of Professional Staff GDA Support Staff Positions GDE/GDF Support Staff Recruiting Hiring
Section H: Negotiations
Section H contains policies pertaining to the process of negotiating with bargaining units recognized by the school board and authorized under state law.
Section I: Instruction
Section I contains policies on the instructional program. This section covers basic curricular subjects, special programs, instructional resources, and academic achievement. It includes policies about the school year, the school day, grading, graduation requirements, homeschooling, school library, and media center, textbook selection and adoption, field trips, teaching methods, and school ceremonies.
IC/ICA School Year School Calendar Instruction Time IHAM Health and Family Life Sex Education IHBA Special Education Programs for Students with Disabilities IHBB Gifted and Talented Education IHBD Equivalence of Services IHBEA English Language Learners IHBF Homebound Instruction IHBG Home Schooling IHBIB Primary_Preprimary Education IHBK Preparation for Postsecondary and Workforce Success IHCDA Concurrent Enrollment IJNDAB Instruction Through Online Courses IJOA Field Trips IJOC School Volunteers IKA Grading Assessment Systems IKE Ensuring All Students Meet Standards IKF Graduation Requirements IKFB Graduation Exercises ILBC Early Literacy and Reading Comprehension (Colorado READ Act) IMB Teaching about Controversial Issues and Use of Controversial Material IMBB Exemptions from Required Instruction IMDB Flag Displays
Section J: Students
Section J contains policies pertaining to students, including admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline, suspension and expulsion, health and welfare, records, publications, and school-related activities.
JB Equal Educational Opportunities JBB Sexual Harassment JEA Compulsory Attendance Ages JF Admission and Denial of Admission JFABB Admission of Non-immigrant Foreign Exchange Students JFABD Homeless Students JFABE Student in Foster Care JFBA IntraDistrict Choice Open Enrollment JFBB InterDistrict Choice_Open Enrollment JFC Student Withdrawal from School/Dropout JH Student Absences and Excuses JHB Truancy JIC Student Conduct JICA Student Dress Code JICC Student Conduct in School Vehicles JICDA Student Code of Conduct JICDD Violent and Aggressive Behavior JICDE Bullying Prevention and Education JICEA School-Related Student Publications JICEC Student Distribution of Noncurricular Materials JICF Secret Societies Gang Activity JICH Drug and Alcohol Use by Students JICI Weapons in School JICJ Student Use of Cell Phones and Other Personal Technology Devices JIH Student Interrogations Searches and Arrests JIHB Parking Lot Searches JIHC Use of Metal Detectors JII Student Concerns, Complaints, and Grievances JJA1 Student Organizations JJA2 Student Organizations Open Forum JJF Student Activities Funds JJH Student Travel JJJ Extracurricular Activity Eligibility JK Student Discipline JK2 Discipline of Students with Disabilities JKA Use of Physical Intervention and Restraint JKBA Disciplinary Removal from the Classroom JKD/JKE Suspension Expulsion of Students JKG Expulsion Prevention JLC Student Health Services and Records JLCB Immunization of Students JLCC Communicable Infectious Diseases JLCD Administering Medications to Students JLCDA Students with Food Allergies JLCDB Administration of Medical Marijuana to Qualified Students. JLCE First Aid and Emergency Medical Care JLCG Medicaid Reimbursement JLDAC Screening_Testing of Students and Treatment of Mental Disorders JLF Reporting Child Abuse Child Protection. JLFF Sex Offender Information JLIB Student Dismissal Precautions JLJ Physical Activity JQ Student Fees, Fines, and Charges JRA/JRC Student Records Release of Information on Students JRCB Privacy and Protection of Confidential Student Information JRCA Sharing of Student Records JS Student Use of the Internet and Electronic Communications
Section K: School-Community Home Relations
Section K contains policies on parent and community involvement in schools. Policies found in this section include parents’ rights, public information and complaints, community use of school facilities, advertising in the schools, and public information and communications. Except for policies concerning education agencies, statements on public sector relations with the district are also located in this section.
KBA Title I Parent Involvement KBBA Custodial and Noncustodial Parent Rights and Responsibilities KD Public Information and Communications KDB Publics Right to Know Freedom of Information KDBA Parent Notification of Employee Criminal Charges KDDA Press Releases, Conferences, and Interviews KDE Crisis Management KE Public Concerns and Complaints KEC Public Concerns Complaints about Instructional Resources KEF Public Concerns Complaints about Teaching Methods, Activities or Presentations KF Community Use of School Facilities KFA Public Conduct on District Property KHB Advertising in Schools KHBA Sponsorship Programs KHC Distribution Posting of Noncurricular Materials KI Visitors to Schools KLG Relations with State Agencies KLMA Relations with Military Recruiters, Postsecondary Institutions and Prospective Employers
Section L: Education Agency Relations
Section L contains policies pertaining to Mapleton’s relationship with other education agencies, including other school systems, regional or service districts, private schools, colleges and universities, education research organizations, and state and national education agencies. This section also contains policies on student teaching, charter schools, and BOCES.
LBD Relations with Charter Schools