Board Policies

Board Policies

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TABLE OF CONTENTS INDEX BY TOPIC
PHILOSOPHY – 0000
COMMUNITY – 1000 STUDENTS – 5000
ADMINISTRATION – 2000 INSTRUCTION – 6000
BUSINESS – 3000 SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION – 7000
PERSONNEL GENERAL – 4000 BOARD OPERATION – 9000

PUSD Draft Board Policies

CSBA Sample Policies PUSD *DRAFT* Policies PUSD Final Updated Policies
PUSD Policy 6145.5
PUSD Policy 6178

Philosophy – 0000

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Policy Policy Number Regulation Number Appendix & Exhibits Action Date
Vision BP 0000  AR 0000 1/24/12
Philosophy BP 0100 1/24/12
Goals BP 0200 1/24/12
Comprehensive Plan BP 0400 1/24/12
Non Discrimination BP 0410 1/24/12
School Plans / Site Councils BP 0420 AR 0420 1/24/12
School-Based Program Coordination BP 0420.1 AR 0420.1 1/24/12
Charter Schools BP 0420.4 AR 0420.4 1/24/12
Comprehensive Local Plan,
Special Education
BP 0430 AR 0430 1/24/12
District Technology Plan BP 0440 AR 0440 1/24/12
Comprehensive Safety Plan BP 0450 AR 0450 1/24/12
Accountability BP 0500 1/24/12
School Accountability Report Card BP 0510 1/24/12
Title 1 Program Improvement Schools BP 0520.2 AR 0520.2  EX 0520.2 1/24/12
Title 1 Program Improvement Districts BP 0520.3 AR 0520.3 1/24/12
Quality Education Investment Schools BP 0520.4  
1/24/12

COMMUNITY RELATIONS– 1000

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Policy Policy Number Regulation Number Appendix Action Date
Concepts & Roles BP 1000 3/27/12
Youth Services BP 1020 3/27/12
Communication with the Public BP 1100 3/27/12
Media Relations BP 1112 3/27/12
District & School Websites BP 1113 AR 1113 3/27/12
Commendations & Awards BP 1150 3/27/12
Political Process BP 1160 3/27/12
Citizen Advisory Committee BP 1220 AR 1220 3/27/12
Volunteer Assistance BP 1240 AR 1240 3/27/12
Visitors/Outsiders BP 1250 AR 1250 3/27/12
Education Foundation BP 1260 3/27/12
Complaints Concerning
District Employees
BP 1312.1 AR 1312.1 APX 1312.1-A
APX 1312.1-B
BP 6/5/01
AR 10/23/12
Complaints Concerning
Instructional Materials
BP 1312.2 AR 1312.2 EX 1312.2 11/27/12
Uniform Complaint Procedures BP 1312.3 AR 1312.3 8/21/12
Solicitation & Fees BP 1321 AR 1321 6/28/88
Fundraising BP 1340
AR 1340 12/14/93
Dogs Prohibited on School Grounds BP 1520 AR 1520 APX 1520
Sign 1520
1/16/96

ADMINISTRATION – 2000

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Policy Policy Number Regulation Number Appendix Action Date
Concepts & Roles BP 2000 5/8/12
Superintendent Responsibilities & Duties BP 2110 5/8/12
Superintendent Governance Standards BP 2111 5/8/12
Superintendent Recruitment & Selection BP 2120 5/8/12
Superintendent’s Contract BP 2121 5/8/12
Evaluation of the Superintendent BP 2140 5/8/12
Administrative Operations BP 2200 AR 2200 6/25/96
Administrative Discretion
Regarding Board Policy
BP 2210 5/8/12
Representative & Deliberative Groups BP 2230 5/8/12

BUSINESS – 3000

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Policy Policy Number Regulation Number Appendix Action Date
Fees and Charges BP 3260 3/26/13
Sale and Disposal of Books,
Equipment & Supplies
BP 3270 AR 3270 3/26/13
Gifts, Grants, and Bequests BP 3290 1/24/13
Tobacco-Free Schools BP 3513.3 AR 3513.3 3/26/13
Transportation BP 3540 4/16/13
Transportation for Students
with Disabilities
BP 3541.2 AR 3541.2 4/16/13
School Bus Drivers AR 3542 4/16/13
Transportation Safety & Emergencies AR 3543 4/16/13
Free & Reduced Price Meals BP 3553 5/8/12

PERSONNEL GENERAL – 4000

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Policy Policy Number Regulation Number Appendix & Exhibits Action Date
Concepts & Roles BP 4000 4/16/13
Drug- & Alcohol-Free Workplace BP 4020 4/16/13
Nondiscrimination in Employment BP 4030 4/16/13
Sexual Harassment BP 4031 AR 4031 4031-A4031-B BP 5/10/94
AR 1/26/99
Reasonable Accommodation AR 4032 4/16/13
Employee Use of Technology BP 4040 AR 4040 EX 4040 5/14/13
Recruitment & Selection BP 4111 5/14/13
Legal Status Requirement BP 4111.2 5/14/13
Appointment & Conditions
of Employment
AR 4112 5/14/13
Contracts AR 4112.1 5/14/13
Certification BP 4112.2 AR 4112.2 5/14/13
Interns BP 4112.21 AR 4112.21 5/14/13
Staff Teaching English
Language Learners
AR 4112.22 6/18/13
Special Education Staff AR 4112.23 6/18/13
Oath of Affirmation AR 4112.3 EX 4112.3 6/18/13
Health Examinations AR 4112.4 6/18/13
Drug & Alcohol Testing for
School Bus Drivers
BP 4112.42 6/18/13
Criminal Record Check AR 4112.5 6/18/13
Employment of Relatives BP 4112.8 9/10/13
Assignment BP 4113 AR 4113 9/10/13
Temporary Modified/Light-Duty Assignment BP 4113.4 9/10/13
Evaluations/Supervision BP 4115 9/10/13
Resignation BP 4117.2 9/10/13
Personnel Reduction BP 4117.3 9/10/13
Dismissal AR 4117.4 9/10/13
Decision Not to Rehire AR 4117.6 9/10/13
Preretirement Part-Time Employment AR 4117.11 9/10/13
Suspension/Disciplinary Action BP 4118 9/10/13
Civil & Legal Rights BP 4119.1 9/10/13
Professional Standards
(Code of Ethics)
BP 4119.21 EX 4119.21 9/10/13
Dress & Grooming BP 4119.22 9/10/13
Employees with Infectious Disease BP 4119.41 9/10/13
Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens BP 4119.42 AR 4119.42 EX 4119.42 9/24/13
Universal Precautions BP 4119.43 AR 4119.43 9/24/13
Solicitation & Selling BP 4135 9/24/13
Employee Compensation BP 4151 9/24/13
Awards & Recognition BP 4156.2 9/24/13
Work-Related Injuries BP 4157.1
BP 4257.1
BP 4357.1
9/24/13
Evaluation/Supervision BP 4215 9/24/13
Personnel Files AR 4112.6 10/22/13
Staff Development-Certificated BP 4131 10/8/13
Publication or Creation of Materials BP 4132 10/8/13
Nonschool Employment BP 4136 10/22/13

STUDENTS – 5000

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Policy Policy Number Regulation Number Appendix Action Date
Concepts & Roles BP 5000 1/15/14
Parent’s Rights & Responsibilities BP 5020 AR 5020 1/15/14
Non Custodial Parents BP 5021 1/15/14
Student & Family Privacy Rights BP 5022 AR 5022 1/15/14
Student Wellness BP 5030 AR 5030 1/25/11
Admission  BP 5111 AR 5111 9/11/12
District Residency AR 5111.1 1/15/14
Residency for Homeless Children AR 5111.13 1/15/14
Exclusions from Attendance AR 5112.2 1/15/14
Student Leave of Absence BP 5112.3 AR 5112.3 1/15/14
Absences & Excuses BP 5113 AR 5113 BP 6/4/13
AR1/15/14
Chronic Absence & Truancy BP 5113.1 AR 5113.1 1/15/14
Work Permits BP 5113.2 AR 5113.2 1/15/14
School Attendance Boundaries BP 5116 1/15/14
Intradistrict Open Enrollment BP 5116.1 6/4/13
Interdistrict Attendance BP 5117 AR 5117 1/15/14
Grades/Evaluations of
Student Achievement*
BP 5121 AR 5121  *See 5171 for current policy *DRAFT*
Promotion/Acceleration/Retention* BP 5123 AR 5123   *See 5171 for current policy *DRAFT*
Student Records BP 5125 AR 5125 2/11/14
Release of Directory Information BP 5125.1 AR 5125.1 2/11/14
Withholding Grades, Diploma or Transcripts AR 5125.2 2/11/14
Graduation Ceremonies & Activities BP 5127 2/11/14
Conduct BP 5131
2/11/14
Bus Conduct BP 5131.1 AR 5131.1 2/11/14
Bullying BP 5131.2 6/4/13
Student Disturbances BP 5131.4 AR 5131.4 2/11/14
Vandalism & Graffiti BP 5131.5 2/11/14
Alcohol & Other Drugs BP 5131.6 AR 5131.6 2/11/14
Tobacco BP 5131.62 AR 5131.62 2/11/14
Steroids BP 5131.63 AR 5131.63 2/11/14
Weapons & Dangerous Instruments BP 5131.7 AR 5131.7 2/11/14
Academic Honesty BP 5131.9 AR 5131.9 2/11/14
Dress & Grooming BP 5132 AR 5132 2/11/14
Gangs BP 5136 2/11/14
Positive School Climate BP 5137 2/11/14
Conflict Resolution/Peer Mediation BP 5138 2/11/14
Health Care & Emergencies BP 5141 AR 5141 3/11/14
Administering Medication & Monitoring Health Conditions BP 5141.21 AR 5141.21 3/11/14
Infectious Diseases BP 5141.22 AR 5141.22 3/11/14
Asthma Management BP 5141.23 AR 5141.23 3/11/14
Specialized Health Care Services AR 5141.24 3/11/14
Tuberculosis Testing AR 5141.26 3/11/14
Food Allergies BP 5141.27 AR 5141.27 5/13/14
Health Examinations BP 5141.3 AR 5141.3 3/11/14
Immunizations BP 5141.31 AR 5141.31 3/11/14
Health Screening AR 5141.32 3/11/14
Head Lice BP 5141.33 3/11/14
Child Abuse Prevention & Reporting BP 5141.4 AR 5141.4 3/11/14
Suicide Prevention BP 5141.52 AR 5141.52 3/11/14
School Health Services BP 5141.6 3/11/14
Sun Safety BP 5141.7 3/11/14
Safety BP 5142 AR 5142 3/11/14
Safe Routes to School BP 5142.2 AR 5142.2 3/11/14
Suspension & Expulsion BP 5144.1 AR 5144.1 4/22/14
Suspension & Expulsion – Students with Disabilities AR 5144.2 4/22/14
Search & Seizure BP 5145.12 AR 5145.12
Freedom of Speech/Expression BP 5145.2 AR 5145.2  4/22/14
Parent Notifications BP 5145.6  4/22/14
Questioning & Apprehension by Law Enforcement BP 5145.11  4/22/14
Married/Pregnant/Parenting Students BP 5146 AR 5146  4/22/14
Drop Out Prevention BP 5147  4/22/14
At Promise (At-Risk) Students BP 5149  4/22/14
Notification of Failing Students* BP 5171 AR 5171  6/28/88

INSTRUCTION – 6000 (Being Revised)

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Policy Policy Number Regulation Number Appendix Action Date
Introduction 6000 06-28-88
Philosophy and Goals of Instructional Program 6010 06-28-88
Nondiscrimination of Pupils in Educational Programs,
Activities, and Services
6011 6011 01-30-96
School Day 6112 06-28-88
School Day -Pupils 6112.2 06-28-88
Released Time for Special Instruction -Religious 6113.2 06-28-88
Released Time for Special Instruction -Vocational Ed 6113.3 06-28-88
P E Requirements/Exemptions 6113.4 06-28-88
Emergency Services and Disaster Plans 6114 6114 6114-APX6114-IND 04-24-90
Drills for Emergency 6114.1 06-28-88
Holidays and Observances 6115 06-28-88
Provisions for Display & Patriotic Exercises Regarding
United States & California Flags
6115.1 06-28-88
Curriculum 6140 06-28-88
Curriculum Design 6141 6141 06-28-88
Independent Learning Contract 6142 6142 6142.APX 06-25-96
Requirements for Graduation from High School 6143 6143 6143.APX 03-28-06
Early Graduation 6143.1 06-28-88
Teaching About Controversial Issues 6144 06-28-88
Complaints Regarding Instructional Materials 6144.1 6144-1 6144-1A 11-14-00
Teaching About Human Reproductive Organs 6144.2 6144.2 06-22-04
Extra-Curricular and Co-curricular Activities 6145 6145 6145.APX Pol: 06-28-88
Regs: 05-28-91
Intramural Athletics 6145.1 06-28-88
Interscholastic Athletics 6145.2 6145.2 6145.2A 07-01-88
Assemblies and Public Programs 6145.4 06-28-88
Clubs and Organizations 6145.5 06-28-88
Reciprocity on Standards of Proficiency/Graduation
Requirements
6146.2 06-28-88
Freedom of Speech/Expression and Student
Publications Code
6150 6150 6150.APX 03-10-98
Grouping 6152 06-28-88
Field Trips 6153 6153 6153-A6153-B6153-C,
6153-D6153-REP
11-14-00
Field Trips of More Than One Day Duration or to
Locations Outside the State of California
6153.1 6153.1 11-14-00
Homework and Assignments 6154 6154 06-21-11
Online/Correspondence Course Approval Process 6156 6156 6156-APX 06-07-05
Center for Independent Study and Home Schooling 6158 6158 6158-APX 09-22-92
Use of Telecommunications Network 6160 6160 6160-APX 05-28-96
Textbooks, Instructional Materials, and Equipment 6161 6161 11-14-00
Selection and Adoption Textbooks, Instructional Materials 6161.1 6161.1 6161.1A,6161.1B,
6161.1C,6161.1D
11-14-00
Equipment, Books, & Non-Expendable Supplies 6161.2 06-28-88
Damage to School Equipment & Property 6161.3 06-28-88
Selection and Adoption of Textbooks, Instructional
Materials and Equipment: Prohibited Acts
6161.4 11-14-00
Obsolete Instructional Materials 6161.5 6161.5 11-14-00
Equipment and Supplies 6161.6 06-28-88
Supplementary Materials 6161.7 06-28-88
Reproduction/Use of Copyright Materials 6161.8 06-28-88
Audio-Visual Materials 6162.1 06-28-88
Audio-Visual Aids 6162.2 06-28-88
Curriculum Consultants 6162.3 06-28-88
Instructional Assistants 6162.4 06-28-88
Community Resources 6162.5 06-28-88
School Libraries 6163.1 06-28-88
Operation of School Libraries 6163.1.1 6163.1 06-28-88
Testing Program 6163.2 6163-2REG 6163-2APX 05-13-03
Music, Art, Foreign Language, Drama 6163.3 06-28-88
6163.4
6163.5
6163.6
Driver Instruction Program 6163.7 06-28-88
Health 6164.1 06-28-88
Guidance 6164.2 06-28-88
Psychological Service 6164.3 06-28-88
Psychiatric 6164.4 06-28-88
Reading 6164.5 06-28-88
Speech and Hearing Services 6164.6 06-28-88
Title 1 Programs 6170 6170 06-03-03
Special Services and Classes 6171 06-28-88
Special Schools or Classes: Continuation & Opportunity 6172.1 6172.1 06-28-88
Special Schools or Classes: Voc Ed 6172.2 06-28-88
Education for English Language Learners 6172.3 6172.3 06-03-03
Home Teaching 6173 6173 12-147-04
Summer School 6174 06-28-88
Recreation 6175 06-28-88
Work Experience Program 6176 06-28-88
Evaluation of Instructional Program 6180 06-28-88
Evaluation of the Instructional Program 6190 06-03-03
School Improvement Program 6200 6200 06-28-88
School-Based Coordination Program 6210 6210 02-25-92
Adult Education 6300 6300 06-28-88

FACILITIES – 7000

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Policy Policy Number Regulation Number Appendix Action Date
Concepts & Roles BP 7000 1/29/13
Facilities Master Plan BP 7110 1/29/13
Evaluating Existing Buildings AR 7111 1/29/13
Relations with Local Agencies BP 7131 1/29/13
Site Selection & Development BP 1750 AR 7150 1/29/13
Facilities Financing BP 7210 1/29/13
Mello Roos Districts BP 7212 1/29/13
School Facilities
Improvement Districts
BP 7213 1/29/13
Developer Fees BP 7211 AR 7211 1/29/13
Naming of Facility BP 7310 3/27/12

BOARD BYLAWS – 9000

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Policy Policy Number Regulation Number Appendix Action Date
Role of the Board BB 9000 9/11/12
Governance Standards BB 9005 9/11/12
Public Statements BB 9010 9/11/12
Disclosure of Confidential/Privileged Information BB 9011 9/11/12
Board Member
Electronic Communication
BB 9012 9/11/12
Terms of Office BB 9110 9/11/12
President BB 9121 9/11/12
Secretary BB 9122 9/11/12
Vice President BB 9123 9/11/12
Attorney BB 9124 9/11/12
Board Committees BB 9130 9/11/12
Board Representatives BB 9140 9/11/12
Limits of Board Member Authority BB 9200 9/11/12
Governing Board Elections BB 9220 9/11/12
Resignation BB 9222 9/11/12
Filling Vacancies BB 9223 9/11/12
Oath or Affirmation BB 9224 9/11/12
Orientation BB 9230 9/11/12
Board Development BB 9240 9/11/12
Remuneration, Reimbursement
& Other Benefits
BB 9250 9/11/12
Legal Protection BB 9260 9/11/12
Conflict of Interest BB 9270 EX 9270 9/11/12
Board Policies BB 9310 9/11/12
Meetings & Notices BB 9320 9/11/12
Closed Session Purposes & Agendas BB 9321 9/11/12
Closed Session Actions & Reports BB 9321.1 9/11/12
Agenda/Meeting Materials BB 9322 9/11/12
Actions by the Board BB 9323.2 EX 9323.2 9/11/12
Minutes & Recordings BB 9324 9/11/12
Board Self-Evaluation BB 9400 9/11/12
Role of Board & Members BB 9020 2/16/88
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