header-left-swoop

Board and District Policies

 

The Bureau Valley School District 340 Board of Education Policy Manual is provided at this location so that any policy can be accessed at anytime. The following links provide access to the full Policy Manual. If any policy is in the process of being updated, this will be indicated until the final policy is approved by the Board. For more information, please contact Interim Superintendent Mr. Eric Lawson @ 815-445-3101.

The Student Handbooks for each building are posted at the respective school's website. 

Board of Education Policy Manual

Please click on the section you would like to view.

 


Section 1 - School District Organization

1:10 - School District Legal Status

1:20 - District Organization, Operations, and Cooperative Agreements

1:30 - School District Philosophy, Mission and Beliefs

Back to Top


Section 2 - School Board

2:10 - School District Governance

2:20 - Powers and Duties of the School Board

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 Board of Education - Filling Vacancies

 2:80 - Board Member Ethics

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

 2:125 - Board Member Expenses

2:130 - Board-Superintendent Relationship

2:140 - Communications To and From the Board

2:150 - Committees

2:160 - Board Attorney

2:170 - Procurement of Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Services

2:200 - Types of Board of Education Meetings

2:210 - Organizational Board of Education Meeting

2:220 - Board of Education Meeting Procedure

2:230 - Public Participation at School Board Meetings and Petitions to the Board

2:240 - Board Policy Development

2:250 - Access to District Public Records

2:260 - Uniform Grievance Procedure

Back to Top


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

 Back to Top


Section 4 - Operational Services

4:10 - Fiscal and Business Management

4:15 - Identity Protection

4:30 - Revenue and Investments

4:40 - Incurring Debt

4:45 - Insufficient Fund Checks

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

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 Building and Grounds

4:170 - Safety

4:175 - Convicted Child Sex Offender; Criminal Background Check and/or Screen; Notifications

4:180 - Pandemic Preparedness

Back to Top


Section 5 - Personnel

5:10 - Equal 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; Tobacco Prohibition; Tobacco Prohibition

5:60 - Expenses

5:70 - Religious Holidays

5:80 - Court Duty

5:90 - Abused and Neglected Child Reporting

5:100 - Staff Development Program

5:120 - Ethics and Conduct

5:125 - General Personnel

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

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

5:270 - Employment At-Will, Compensation, and Assignment

5:280 - Educational Support Personnel

5:285 - Alcohol and Drug 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

Back to Top


Section 6 - Instruction

6:10 - Educational Philosophy and Objectives

6:15 - School Accountability

6:20 - School Calendar, School Day

6:30 - Organization of Instruction

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

6:90 - Kindergarten

6:100 - Using Animals in the Educational Program

6:110 - Programs for Students At Risk of Academic Failure or Dropping Out of School

6:120 - Education of Children with Disabilities

6:140 - Education of Homeless Children

 6:145 - Migrant Students

6:150 - Home and Hospital Instruction

6:160 - English Learners

6:170 - Title 1 Programs

6:180 - Extended Instructional Programs

6:190 - Extracurricular and Co-Curricular Activities

6:210 - Instructional Materials

6:230 - Library Media Program

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

6:270 - Guidance and Counseling Program 

6:280 - Grading and Promotion

6:290 - Homework

 6:300 - Graduation Requirements

 6:310 - High School Credit for Non-District Experiences; Course Substitutions; Re-Entering Students

6:315 - High School Credit for Students in Grade 7 or 8

6:320 - High School Credit for Proficiency

 6:330 - Achievement and Awards

6:340 - Student Testing and Assessment Program

Back to Top


Section 7 - Students

7:10 - Equal Educational Opportunities

 7:15 - Student and Family Privacy Rights

7:20 - Harassment of Students Prohibited

7:30 - Student Assignment and Intra-District Transfer

7:40 - Nonpublic School Students, Including Parochial and Home-Schooled Students

7:50 - School Admissions and Student Transfers To and From Non-District Schools

7:60 - Residence

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

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 Discipline

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

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

7:300 - Extracurricular Athletics

7:305 - Student Athlete Concussions and Head Injuries

7:310 - Restrictions on Publications: Elementary School

 7:315 - Restrictions on Publications: High School

7:325 - Student Fund-Raising Activities

7:330 - Student Use of Buildings - Equal Access

7:340 - Student Records

Back to Top


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

8:40 - Spectator Conduct at School Events

8:70 - Accommodating Individuals With Disabilities

8:80 - Gifts to the District

8:90 - Parent Teacher Organizations

8:95 - Parental Involvement

8:100 - Relations With Other Organizations and Agencies

8:110 - Public Suggestions and Concerns

 Back to Top

Upcoming Events

Nov
20

11/20 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Nov
21

11/21

Nov
20

11/20 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Nov
20

11/20 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Nov
21

11/21 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Nov
21

11/21 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Nov
21

11/21 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm