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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

SOUTHERN FULTON SCHOOL DISTRICT POLICY MANUAL

 

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000  LOCAL BOARD PROCEDURES

 

        000          Board Policy/Procedure/Administrative Regulations (Updated 9/26/14)

        001          Name and Classification

        002          Authority and Powers (Updated 9/26//14)

        003          Functions

        003.1       Contact With Administrative And Professional Staff

        004          Membership (Updated 7/17/14)

        004.1       Student Representation

        005          Organization

        006          Meetings

            Attachment 1 - Public Request to Address the School Board Form

        007          Policy Manual Access

        008          Organizational Structure

        008.1       Organizational Chart

        011          Board Governance Standards/Code Of Conduct

 

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100  PROGRAMS

 

        100          Strategic Plan (Updated 9/15/15)

        101          Mission Statement (Updated 9/26/14)

        102          Academic Standards (Updated 7/15/14)

        103          Nondiscrimination in School And Classroom Practices

        103.1       Nondiscrimination – Qualified Students With Disabilities

            Attachment 1 - Report Form for Complaints of Discrimination

            Attachment 2 - Procedural Safeguards Notification

            Attachment 3 - Notice of District-Initiated Evaluation and Provision of Services for Qualified Students with Disabilities

            Attachment 4 - Parent/Guardian Request for Evaluation, Termination, or Modification Under Section 504

        104          Nondiscrimination in Employment And Contract Practices

            Attachment 1 - Report From for Complaints of Discrimination

        105          Curriculum Development (Updated 7/15/14)

        105.1       Curriculum Review By Parents/Guardians And Students (Updated 9/26/14)

        105.2       Exemption from Instruction

        105.3       Alternatives to Activities Involving Animals

        106          Guides for Planned Instruction (Updated 7/15/14)

        107          Adoption of Planned Instruction (Updated 7/15/14)

        108          Adoption of Textbooks (Updated 7/15/14)

        109          Resource Materials (Updated 9/26/14)

        109.1       Challenges To Instructional Materials

            Attachment 1 - Instructional Material Reconsideration Form

            Attachment 2 - Rationale for Instructional Material

        110          Instructional Supplies

        111          Lesson Plans

        112          Guidance Counseling (Updated 9/26/14)

        113          Special Education (Updated 9/26/14)

        113.1       Discipline of Students With Disabilities

        113.2       Behavior Support

        113.3       Screening and Evaluations For Students With Disabilities (Updated 9/15/15)

        113.4       Confidentiality of Special Education Student Information

        114          Gifted Education (Updated 9/26/14)

        115          Vocational Technical Education

        116          Tutoring (Updated 9/15/15)

        117          Homebound Instruction

        118          Independent Study

        119          Current Events (Updated 7/15/14)

        121          Field Trips   (Updated 2/18/14)

        122          Extracurricular Activities

        123          Interscholastic Athletics

        123.1       Concussion Management

        123.2       Sudden Cardiac Arrest

        124          Summer School (Updated 7/15/14)

        125          Adult Education

        126          Class Size

        127          Assessments (Updated 9/15/15)

        130          Homework

        137          Home Education Programs (Updated 9/15/15)

            Attachment 1 - Affidavit of the Supervisor of a Home Education Program Secondary School Aged Student

            Attachment 2 - Affidavit of the Supervisor of a Home Education Program Elementary School Aged Student

        137.1       Extracurricular Participation By Home Education Students

            Attachment 1 - Weekly Eligibility Report

        138          English as a Second Language / Bilingual Education Program (Updated 9/15/15)

        140          Charter Schools

        140.1       Extracurricular Participation By Charter/Cyber Charter Students

        142          Migrant Students

        143          Standards for Persistently Dangerous Schools

        144          Standards for Victims Of Violent Crimes

        146          Student Services (Updated 9/26/14)

 

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200  PUPILS

 

        200          Enrollment in District

        201          Admission of Students

        202          Eligibility of Nonresident Students

        203          Communicable Diseases and Immunization

        203.1       HIV Infection (Updated 7/15/14)

        204          Attendance (Updated 3/17/15)

        204.1       Student Leaves for Tours Or Trips

        205          Postgraduate Students

        206          Assignment within District

        207          Confidential Communications Of Students

        208          Withdrawal from School

        209          Health Examinations/Screenings

        209.1       Food Allergy Management

        210          Use of Medications   (Updated 2/18/14)

        210.1       Possession/Use of Asthma Inhalers/Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

        211          Student Accident Insurance

        212          Reporting Pupil Progress (Updated 9/15/15)

        213          Assessment of Student Progress

        214          Class Rank

        215          Promotion and Retention (Updated 9/15/15)

        216          Student Records

        216.1       Supplemental Discipline Records

        216.2       Student Records for Exceptional Students

        217          Graduation Requirements (Updated 9/26/14)

        218          Student Discipline

        218.1       Weapons

        218.2       Terroristic Threats

        219          Student Complaint Process

        220          Student Expression / Distribution and Posting Of Materials

        221          Dress and Grooming

        222          Tobacco Use

        223          Use of Motor Vehicles

        224          Care of School Property

        226          Searches

        227          Controlled Substances/Paraphernalia

        227.1       Use of Dogs To Search School Property

        227.2       Student Drug Testing

        228          Student Government

        229          Student Fundraising

        230          Public Performances by Students

        231          Social Events and Class Trips

        232          Student Involvement in Decision-Making

        233          Suspension and Expulsion

        234          Pregnant / Married Students

        235          Student Rights and Responsibilities (Updated 7/15/14)

        235.1       Surveys (Adopted 9/26/14)

        236          Student Assistance Program

        237          Electronic Devices

        239          Foreign Exchange Students

        240          Nontraditional Educational Opportunities

        241          College Enrollment of Students

        246          Student Wellness (Updated 9/26/14)

        247          Hazing

        248          Unlawful Harassment

            Attachment 1 - Report From for Complaints of Unlawful Harassment

        249          Bullying/Cyberbullying (Updated 5/19/15)

        250          Student Recruitment

        251          Homeless Students

 

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300  ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYEES

 

        301          Creating a Position

        302          Employment of Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent (Updated 2/17/15)

        303          Employment of Administrators (Updated 2/17/15)

        303.1       Nepotism

        308          Employment Contract

        309          Assignment and Transfer (Updated 2/17/15)

        310          Abolishing A Position

        311          Suspensions and Furloughs

        312          Performance Assessment of Superintendent

        313          Evaluation of Administrative Employees

        314          Physical Examination

        314.1       HIV Infection

        316          Nontenured Employees

        317          Disciplinary Procedures (Updated 2/17/15)

        317.1       Educator Misconduct (Adopted 2/17/15)

        319          Outside Activities

        320          Freedom of Speech in Nonschool Settings

        321          Political Activities

        322          Gifts

        323          Tobacco Use

        324          Personnel Files

        325          Dress and Grooming

        326          Complaint Policy

        327          Management Team

        328          Compensation Plan

        331          Job Related Expenses

        333          Professional Development (Updated 9/26/14)

        334          Sick Leave

        335          Family and Medical Leaves

        336          Personal Necessity Leave

        337          Vacation

        338          Sabbatical Leave

        338.1       Compensated Professional Leaves

        339          Uncompensated Leave

        342          Jury Duty

        347          Workers’ Compensation Transitional Return-To-Work Program

        348          Unlawful Harassment

            Attachment 1 - Report From for Complaints of Unlawful Harassment

        351          Drug and Substance Abuse

 

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400  PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES

 

        401          Creating a Position

        404          Employment of Professional Employees (Updated 2/17/15)

        404.1       Nepotism

        405          Employment of Substitute Professional Employees (Updated 2/17/15)

        406          Employment of Summer School Staff (Updated 2/17/15)

        407          Student Teachers/Interns  (Updated 5/19/15)

        408          Employment Contract

        409          Assignment and Transfer (Updated 2/17/15)

        410          Abolishing A Position

        411          Suspensions and Furloughs

        412          Evaluation of Professional Employees (Updated 9/26/14)

        413          Evaluation of Temporary Professional Employees   (Updated 2/18/14)

        414          Physical Examination

        414.1       HIV Infection

        416          Nontenured Staff Members

        417          Disciplinary Procedures (Updated February 17, 2015)

        417.1       Educator Misconduct  (Adopted 3/17/15)

        418          Penalties for Tardiness

        419          Outside Activities

        420          Freedom of Speech in Noninstructional Settings

        421          Political Activities

        422          Gifts

        423          Tobacco Use

        424          Personnel Files

        425          Dress and Grooming

        426          Complaint Policy

        428          Salary Determination

        431          Job Related Expenses

        432          Working Periods

        433          Professional Development

        434          Sick Leave

        435          Family and Medical Leaves

        436          Personal Necessity Leave

        438          Sabbatical Leave

        438.1       Compensated Professional Leaves

        439          Uncompensated Leave

        440          Responsibility for Student Welfare

        442          Jury Duty

        447          Workers’ Compensation Transitional Return-To-Work Program

        448          Unlawful Harassment

            Attachment 1 - Report From for Complaints of Unlawful Harassment

        451          Drug And Substance Abuse

 

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500  SUPPORT EMPLOYEES

 

        501          Creating a Position

        504          Employment of Support Employees (Updated 2/17/15)

        504.1       Nepotism

        505          Employment of Substitute and Short-Term Employees (Updated 2/17/15)

        508          Employment Contract

        509          Assignment and Transfer (Updated 2/17/15)

        511          Suspensions and Furloughs

        512          Evaluation of Support Employees

        514          Physical Examination

        514.1       HIV Infection

        517          Disciplinary Procedures (Updated 2/17/15)

        518          Penalties for Tardiness

        519          Outside Activities

        523          Tobacco Use

        524          Personnel Files

        525          Dress and Grooming

        526          Complaint Process

        528          Salary Determination

        530          Overtime

        531          Job Related Expenses

        532          Working Periods

        534          Sick Leave

        535          Family and Medical Leaves

        536          Personal Necessity Leave

        537          Vacation

        539          Uncompensated Leave

        541          Benefits for Part-Time Personnel

        542          Jury Duty

        543          Paid Holidays

        547          Workers’ Compensation Transitional Return-To-Work Program

        548          Unlawful Harassment

            Attachment 1 - Report From for Complaints of Unlawful Harassment

        551          Drug And Substance Abuse

 

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600  FINANCES

 

        601          Fiscal Objectives

        602          Budget Planning

        603          Budget Preparation

        604          Budget Adoption

        605          Tax Levy

        606          Tax Collection

        607          Tuition Income

        608          Bank Accounts

        609          Investment of District Funds (Updated 5/19/15)

        610          Purchases Subject To Bid/Quotation   (Updated 2/18/14)

        611          Purchases Budgeted   (Updated 2/18/14)

        612          Purchases Not Budgeted

        613          Cooperative Purchasing

        614          Payroll Authorization

        615          Payroll Deductions

        616          Payment of Bills

        617          Petty Cash

        618          Student Activity Funds

        619          District Audit

        620          Finances

621                                    Local Taxpayer Bill Of Rights

622                                    GASB Statement 34

        624          Taxable Fringe Benefits

        626          Federal Fiscal Compliance

        626-AR           Federal Fiscal Compliance

 

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700  PROPERTY

 

        701          Facilities Planning (Updated 9/26/14)

        702          Gifts, Grants, Donations

        703          Sanitary Management

        704          Maintenance

        705          Safety

        706          Property Records

        706.1       School Properties Disposal

        707          Building and Grounds Usage

            Attachment 1 - Rental Schedule for Various Portions of the School Buildings and Grounds

        707.1       High School Gymnasium Use

        707.2       Athletic Field Advertising

        708          Lending of School Owned Equipment And Books

        709          Building Security

        709.1       Lock and Key Policy

        710          Use of Facilities By Staff

        713          Protection Of Property

        715          Use of Fax Machines

        716          Integrated Pest Management

        718          Service Animals In Schools

 

 

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800  OPERATIONS

 

        800          Records Management

        801          Public Records

        802          School Organization

        803          School Calendar

        804          School Day (Updated 7/1514)

        805          Emergency Preparedness

        805.1       Relations with Law Enforcement Agencies

        806          Child/Student Abuse (Updated 2/17/15)

        807          Opening Exercises

        808          Food Services    (Updated 2/18/14)

        808.2       Meal Accounts

        810          Transportation Guidelines (Updated 6/23/2015)

        810.1       Transportation

        810.2       Transportation – Video/Audio Recording

        810.3       Video Monitoring System

        811          Bonding

        812          Property Insurance

        813          Other Insurance

        814          Copyright Material

        815          Acceptable Use of Internet

        818          Contracted Services (Updated 2/17/15)

        819          Crisis Intervention

        819.1       Suicide Awareness, Prevention and Response

            Attachment 1 - Resources

        822          Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Procedures

        825          State Mandate Waivers

        828          Fraud

        830          Breach of Computerized Personal Information

 

 

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900  COMMUNITY

 

        901          Public Relations Objectives

        902          Publications Program

        903          Public Participation in Board Meetings

        904          Public Attendance at School Events

        904.1       Complimentary Passes For Athletics Events

        905          Citizen Advisory Committees

        906          Public Complaints

        907          School Visitors

        908          Relations with Parents

        909          Municipal Government Relations

        910          Community Relations

        911          News Media Relations

        912          Relations with Educational Institutions

        913          Nonschool Organizations/Groups/Individuals (Updated September 26, 2014)

        914          Relations with Intermediate Unit

        915          Booster Organizations

        916          Volunteers (Updated February 17, 2015)

        917          Parental/Family Involvement

        918          Title I Parental Involvement (Updated 9/15/15)

 

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