HAMPTON SCHOOL DISTRICT POLICIES

SECTION A: FOUNDATIONS AND BASIC COMMITMENTS

Section A is a repository for statements related to the District's legal role in providing public education and the underlying principles on which the District operates. The policies in this section provide a setting for all of the School Board's other policies.

(We are in the process of reviewing and updating policies)

Code

Title

AA

School District Legal Status

AB

The People and their School District

ABB

Staff Involvement in Decision Making

ABC

Student Involvement in Decision Making

AC

Non-Discrimination

AC-R

Non-Discrimination Grievance Procedures

ACAC

Title IX Sexual Harassment and Grievance Process

ACD

Commitment to Religious Neutrality

ACE

Procedural Safeguards - Non-discrimination on the Basis of Handicap / Disability

AD

Philosophy of the School District

ADB

Drug-free Workplace / Drug-free Schools

ADC

Tobacco Products Ban (Use and Possession In and On School Facilities and Grounds)

School Safety

AE

Accountability

AG

Accomplishment Reporting to the Public

AGA

Recognition for Accomplishment

SECTION B: SCHOOL BOARD GOVERNANCE AND OPERATIONS

Section B contains policies on the school board - how it is appointed or elected; how it is organized; how it conducts meetings; and how the board operates. This section includes bylaws and policies establishing the board's internal operating procedures.

Code

Title

BAA-R

Evaluation of Board Operational Procedures

BB

School Board Legal Status

BBA

School Board Powers and Duties

BBA-R

Statutory Authority; RSA 21-N:9, II(b)

BBAA

Board Member Authority

BBB

School Board Elections

BBBA

Board Member Qualifications

BBBC

Board Member or District Officer Resignation

BBBD

Board Member Removal from Office

BBBE

Unexpired Term Fulfillment

BCA

School Board Member Ethics

BCB

Board Member Conflict of Interest

BCG

School Attorney

BDA

Board Organizational Meeting

BDB

Board Officers

BDD

Board-Superintendent Relationship

BDE

Committees and Delegates

BDF

Advisory Committees to the Board

BEA

Regular Board Meetings

BEAA

School Board Meeting Preparation

BEB

Special Board Meetings

BEC

Non-public Sessions

BEDA

Public Notifications of School Board Meetings

BEDB

Agenda Preparation and Dissemination

BEDC

Quorum

BEDD

Rules of Order

BEDG

Minutes

BEDH

Public Participation

BFE

Administration in Policy Absence

BG

Board Policy Process

BGA

Policy Development System

BGB

Policy Adoption

BGC

Policy Review and Evaluation / Manual Accuracy Check

BGD

Policy Review of Administrative Regulations

BGE

Policy Dissemination

BGF

Suspension of Policies

BHC

Board-Employee Communications

BHD

Payment for Services Rendered by School District Officers

BHE

School Board Use of E-Mail

BIA

New Board Member Orientation

BIB

Board Member Development Opportunities

BIBA

School Board Conferences, Conventions and Workshops

BIE

Board Member Indemnification

BJ

School Board Legislative Program

BK

School Board Memberships

BKA

Liaison with School Board Associations

BYOD

Bring Your Own Device

SECTION C: GENERAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION

Section C contains policies on school management, administrative organization, and school building and department administration - including the administrative aspect of special programs and system-wide reforms such as school or site-based management. It also houses personnel policies on the superintendent, senior administrators (management team), and school Principals.

Code

Title

CA

Administration Goals

CB

School Superintendent

CBB

Appointment of Superintendent

CBC

Superintendent Contract

CBG

Superintendent's Development Opportunities

CBI

Evaluation of the Superintendent

CCB

Line and Staff Regulations

CF

School Building Administration

CFA

Individual School Administrative Personnel

CFB

Building Principal(s) Evaluation

CH

Policy Implementation

CHA

Development of Regulations

CHB

Board Review of Regulations

CHD

Administration in Policy Absence

CLA

Treatment of Outside Reports

CM

School District Annual Report

SECTION D: FISCAL MANAGEMENT

Section D contains policies on school finances and management of funds. Policies on the financing of school construction and renovation however, are filed in Section F, Facilities and Development.

Code

Title

DA

Fiscal Management Plan

DAF

Administration of Federal Grant Funds

DB

Annual Budget

DBC

Budget Preparation

DBF

Dissemination of Budget Recommendations

DBI

Budget Implementation

DBJ

Transfer of Appropriation

DC

Taxing and Borrowing Authority / Limitations

DD

Funding Proposals and Applications

DEA

Revenues from Local Tax Sources

DFA

Investment

DFE

Gate Receipts and Admissions

DG

Depository of Funds

DGA

Authorized Signatures

DGD

School District Credit Cards

DH

Bonded Employees

DI

Fiscal Accounting and Reporting

DIA

Fund Balances

DID

Fixed Assets

DIE

Audits

DIH

Fraud Prevention and Fiscal Management

DJ

Purchasing

DJB

Purchasing Procedures

DJC

Petty Cash Accounts

DJD

Cooperative Purchasing

DJE

Bidding Requirements

DJF

Local Purchasing

DJG

Vendor Relations

DJGA

Sales Calls and Demonstrations

DK

Payment Procedures

DKA

Payroll Procedures

DKC

Expense Reimbursements

DM

Cash in School Buildings

DN

Equipment and Supplies Sales (School Properties Disposal Procedure)

SECTION E: SUPPORT SERVICES

Section E contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on non-instructional services and programs, particularly those on business management such as safety, building and grounds management, office services, transportation, and food services.

Code

Title

EB

Safety Program

EBAA

Hazardous Materials Disposal / Removal

EBB

Safety Procedures / Safe Schools Committee

EBBA

First Aid (and Emergency Care)

EBBB

Accident Reports

EBBD

Indoor Air Quality

EBC

Crisis Prevention & Response

EBCA

Emergency Plans

EBCB

Fire Drills

EBCC

Bomb Threats

EBCD

Emergency Closings

EBCE

School Closings

EBCF

Pandemic / Epidemic Emergencies

EC

Buildings and Grounds Management

ECA

Buildings and Grounds Security

ECAB

Access to Buildings

ECAC

Vandalism

ECAF

Audio & Video Surveillance on School Buses

ECF

Energy Conservation

EDA

Educational Television Programming

EDC

Authorized Use of School-Owned Materials and Equipment

EDCA

Employee Use of Electronic Communication Devices

EDCA-R

Employee Use of Cellular Telephones (guidelines)

EEA

Student Transportation Services

EEA-R

Student Conduct on Buses

EEAA

Video & Audio Surveillance on School Property

EEAE

School Bus Safety Program

EEAEA

Mandatory Drug & Alcohol Testing - Bus Drivers

EEAH

Receipt & Use of Sex Offender Registry Info & Use of Sexual Pred. Not. Info.

EEBA

School Vehicle Use

EF

Food Service Management

EFA

Availability and Distribution of Healthy Foods

EFC

Free and Reduced-Price Lunch

EFE

Vending Machines

EGAD

Copyright Compliance

EGAD-R

Copyright Compliance (regulations)

EH

Public Use of School Records

EHAA

Computer Security, Email and Internet Connections

EHAB

Data, Governance and Security

EHB

Data / Records Retention & Schedule

EI

Risk Management

EIB

Liability Insurance and Pooled Risk Management

EID

Insurance

SECTION F: FACILITIES PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Section F contains policies and regulations on facility planning, financing, construction, and renovation.

Code

Title

FA

Facilities Development Goals / Priority Objectives

FBB

Enrollment Projections

FE

Facilities Construction

FEA

Educational Specifications

FEB

Selection of Design Professional

FEE

Site Acquisition Procedure

FF

Naming or Renaming Rights

SECTION G: PERSONNEL

Section G contains policies on all school employees except the superintendent (policies on the school chief are located in Section C, General Administration). The category is divided into three main divisions: GB has policies applying to all school employees or to general personnel matters; GC refers to instructional and administrative staff; and GO refers to support or classified staff.

Code

Title

GA

Personnel Policies Goals

GADA

Employment References and Verification

GBA

Equal Opportunity Employment

GBAA

Sexual Harassment & Sexual Violence - Employees

GBCD

Background Investigation & Criminal Record Check

GBD

Board-Employee Communications

GBE

Employee Rights & Responsibilities

GBEA

Staff Ethics

GBEA-R

Violations of Staff Ethics

GBEB

Staff Conduct

GBEBA

Staff Dress Code

GBEBB

Employee-Student Relations

GBEBC

Employee Gifts & Solicitations

GBEBD

Employee Use of Social Networking Websites

GBEBDA

Acceptable Use of Technological Systems

GBEC

Drug-free Workplace / Drug-free Schools

GBED

Tobacco Products Ban Use, etc.

GBG

Employee Protection

GBGA

Staff Health

GBGAA

HIV-AIDS

GBGA-F

Medical Examination of School Employees - Form

GBGD

Workers' Compensation Temp. Alt. Work Program

GBI

Staff Participation in Political Activities

GBJ

Personnel Records

GBJA

Health Insurance Portability - HIPPA

GBK

Staff Concerns Complaints and Grievances

GBN

Recommendation for Employment

GBN-R

Representation of the District in Court

GCA

Professional Staff Positions

GCAA

Highly Qualified Teachers

GCB

Professional Staff Contracts

GCCAD

Military Leave

GCCAE

Professional Staff Visitations and Conferences

GCCBC

Family & Medical Leave Act

GCEB

Administrative Staff Recruiting

GCF

Professional Staff Hiring

GCG

Part-Time and Sub Professional Staff Employment

GCH

Professional Staff Orientation

GCI

Professional Staff Development Opportunities

GCID

Professional Activities of Teachers

GCK

Professional Staff Assignments & Transfers

GCM

Professional Staff Work Load

GCNA

Supervision of Instructional Staff

GCO

Evaluation of Professional Staff

GCP

Professional Staff Promotion / Reclassification

GCQA

Reduction in Instructional Staff Work Force

GCQC

Resignation of Instructional Staff Member

GCQE

Retirement of Professional Staff Members

GCR

Non-School Employment by Professional Staff Members

GCRC

Professional Personnel Consulting

GCRD

Tutoring for Pay

GDB

Employment of Non-Certified Personnel

GDF

Hiring of Non-Certified Personnel

GDJ

Non-Certified Personnel Assignment & Reassignment

GDM

Non-Certified Staff Development Opportunities

GDO

Evaluation of Support Staff

GDQ

Termination of Non-Certified Personnel

GDS

Recognition of Bargaining Units

SECTION I: INSTRUCTION

Section I contains policies on the instructional program: basic curricular subjects, special programs,
instructional resources, and academic achievement.

Code

Title

IB

Academic Freedom

IC

School Year

ICA

School Calendar

IF

Instructional Approach

IFA

Instructional Needs of Students with Different Talents

IGA

Curriculum Development

IGD

Curriculum Adoption

IGDA

Co-curricular and Extra-curricular Programs

IGDAA

Student Publications

IGDAB

Contest for Students

IGDAC

Interscholastic Athletics

IGEA

Exceptions to Use of Specific Course Materials

IHAE

Physical Education

IHAH

World Languages

IHAK

Character and Citizenship Education

IHAL

Teaching about Religion

IHAM

Health Education and Exemption from Instruction

IHAM-R

Health & Sex Education Exemption: Opt-Out Form

IHAMA

Teaching about Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco

IHAMB

Teaching about Self-Protection (Safety Information)

IHAMC

HIV/AIDS

IHBA

Programs for Pupils with Disabilities

IHBAA

Evaluation Requirements for Children with Specific Learning Disabilities

IHBAA-R

Determining a Specific Learning Disability

IHBB

Programs for Gifted Pupils

IHBBA

Limited English Proficiency Instruction

IHBCA

Pregnant Students (also JFE)

IHBG

Home Education Instruction

IHBG-R

Home Education/Dual Enrollment

IHBH

Extended Learning Opportunities

IHBH-R

MOU Extended Learning Opportunities

IHCA

Summer Activities

IHGBA

Homebound Instruction

IIB

Class Size

IIC

Instructional Time - Schedule

IJ

Instructional Materials

IJK

Supplemental Materials Selection and Adoption

IJL

Library Materials Selection and Adoption

IJL-R

Citizen's Request for Reconsideration of Library or Classroom Material

IJO

Community Resources

IJOA

Field Trips and Excursions

IJOC

Volunteers

IK

Earning of Credit

IKA

Grading Systems

IKAA

Progress Reports to Parents

IKAD

Changing Student Grades

IKB

Homework

IKE

Promotion and Retention of Students

IKG

Awards and Scholarships

IL

Evaluation of Curricular Programs

ILBA

Assessment of Educational Programs

ILD

Non-Educational Surveys and Questionnaires

IMAB

Teachers Teaching Their Own Children

IMAH

Daily Physical Activity

IMBA

Distance Education

IMBC

Alternative Credit Options

IMBD

High School Credit for 7th and 8th Grade Advanced Coursework

IMC

Controversial Speakers and Programs

IMDA

Patriotic Exercises

IMG

Animals in the School

SECTION J: STUDENTS

Section J contains policies on students - admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities,
conduct, discipline, health and welfare, and school-related activities.

Code

Title

JBAA

Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence

JBAB

Transgender and Gender Nonconforming

JCA

Change of School or Assignment

JEA

Compulsory Attendance Age

JEB

Age of Entrance

JEC

Manifest Educational Hardship

JF

Enrollment

JFA

Residency

JFA-R

Technical Assistance Advisory - Residency

JFAA

Admission of Resident Students

JFAB

Admission of Tuition and Non-Resident Students

JFABB

Foreign Exchange Students

JFABB-R

Admission of Foreign Exchange Students

JFABD

Admission of Homeless Students

JG

Assignment of Students to Classes and Grade Levels

JGA

Home Education Policy

JH

Attendance, Absenteeism and Truancy

JHC

Student Early Release Precautions

JI

Student Rights and Responsibilities

JIA

Student Due Process Rights

JIB

Student Involvement in Decision-Making

JIBA

Student Government

JIC

Student Conduct

JICA

Student Dress Code

JICC

Student Conduct on School Buses

JICC-E

Student Transportation Contract

JICC-R

Student Conduct on School Buses - Regulations

JICD

Student Conduct, Discipline, and Due Process - Safe School Zone

JICD-R

Safe School Zone -Memorandum of Understanding

JICDAA

Employee - Student Relations

JICDD

Student Discipline/ Out of School Actions

JICE

Student Publications

JICEA

Student Productions

JICF

Gang Activity

JICFA

Hazing

JICG

Tobacco Products Ban, Use and Possession In and On School Facilities and Grounds

JICH

Drug and Alcohol Use by Students

JICI

Weapons on School Property

JICJ

Unauthorized Communication Devices

JICK

Pupil Safety and Violence Prevention - Bullying

JICK-R

Pupil Safety Reporting Form

JICL

School District Internet Access for Students

JICL-R

Acceptable Internet Use Procedures - Students

JIE

Pregnant Students

JIH-R

Searches of Students

JIHC

Use of Metal Detectors

JIHD

Student Interviews and Interrogations

JIJ

Student Protests, Demonstrations and Strikes

JJA

Student Activities & Organizations

JJE

Student Fund-raising Activities

JJEE

Student Gifts and Solicitations

JJF

Student Activities Fund Management

JJF-R

Administering Student Activity Funds

JJG

Non-School Sponsored Contests for Students

JJIB

Interscholastic Athletics

JJIC

Eligibility for School Athletics and Extra-Curricular School Activities

JJIF

Guidelines for Proper Sportsmanship

JKA

Corporal Punishment

JKAA

Use of Restraints

JKB

Detention of Students

JKBA

Modification of Expulsion

JLA

Student Insurance Program

JLC

Student Health Services

JLC-R

Screening of Students

JLCA

Physical Examination of Students

JLCAA

Toilet Training and Diapering

JLCB

Immunizations of Students

JLCC

Management of Pediculosis

JLCCA

HIV / AIDS

JLCD

Administering Medications to Students

JLCD-R

Administering Medications to Students - Procedure / Form

JLCDA

Administering Medications to Students During a Field Trip

JLCE

Emergency Care and First Aid

JLCEA

Use of Automated External Defibrillator(s)

JLCEB

Anaphylaxis Policy

JLCF

Wellness Policy

JLCF-R

School Wellness Implementation

JLCG-R

Exclusion of Students from School for Illness or Injury

JLCGA

Return to School Following Long-term Illness / Injury / Surgery

JLCH

Do Not Resuscitate Orders

JLCI

Coordinated School Health Program

JLCJ

Concussions and Head Injuries

JLCK

Special Physical Health Needs of Students

JLD

School Guidance and Counseling Program

JLDBA

Behavior Management and Intervention

JLDBB

Suicide Prevention Education

JLF

Reporting Child Abuse or Neglect

JLF-R

Reporting Child Abuse - Procedure / Form

JLI

Safety Program

JLIA

Supervision of Students

JLIF

Receipt and Use of Sex Offender Registry Information

JLIF-R

Receipt and Use of Sex Offender Registry Information - Regulations

JM

Student Awards

JQ

Student Fees, Fines, and Charges

JQ-E

Student Fees, Fines, and Charges - Form

JQA

Care of School Property by Students

JRA

Student Records and Access(FERPA)

SECTION K: SCHOOL / COMMUNITY / HOME RELATIONS

Section K contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on parent and community involvement in schools. Except for policies concerning
education agencies, statements on public sector relation with the School District are also located in this section.

Code

Title

KA

School, Community and Home Relations

KB

Title I Parent Involvement in Education

KBA

Policy on Right-to-Know Law

KCB

Community Involvement in Decision Making

KCD

Public Gifts / Donations

KD

School District Social Media Websites

KDA

Public Information Program

KDAA

New Media Relations / Releases

KDAB

Posting of Community Notices

KDC

Website Publishing Policy

KDCA

Use of Students in School Public Information Program

KE

Public Complaints

KEA

Complaints about Curriculum or Instruction Material

KEB

Public Complaints about School Personnel, Employees, Students or Administration

KED

Facilities or Services - Grievance Procedure (Sec. 504)

KF

Use of School Buildings and Facilities

KF-R

Community Use of School Facilities - Regulations / Form

KFA

Public Conduct on School Property / Assaults

KFA-R

Assaults - Procedure

KFAA

Public Conduct on School Property - Athletic Events

KFAAA

Civility Policy

KFD

Use and Location of Automatic External Defibrillator(s)

KH

Public Solicitations in the Schools

KHB

Advertising in the Schools

KI

Visitors to the Schools

KL

Legislative Representative

KLGA

Relations with State and Local Health Departments

KLGB

Relations with State and Local Welfare Departments

KLGC

Relations with Police Authorities

KLGD

Relations with Fire Department

KLGE

Relations with State Government Authorities

SECTION L: EDUCATION AGENCY RELATIONS

Section L contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the School District’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.

Code

Title

LA

Interorganizational Relations

LC

Relations with Education Research Agencies

LDA

Student Teaching and Internships