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    Board Policy & Administrative Regulation

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    0400 - Charter School Oversight   

              0420.4 - Charter School Authorization (BP)
              0420.41 - Charter School Oversight (E)
              0420.42 - Charter School Renewal (BP)

              0420.43 - Charter School Revocation (BP)
             

    1000 - Community Relations
     
              1000 - Concepts and Roles (BP)  
              1020 - Youth Services (BP)
              1100 - Communication With The Public (BP)
              1112 - Media Relations (BP)
              1113 - District And School Web Sites (BP/AR)
              1114 - District-Sponsored Social Media (BP/AR)
              1150 - Commendations and Awards (BP)
              1160 - Political Processes (BP)
              1220 - Citizen Advisory Committees (BP/AR)
              1230 - School-Connected Organizations (BP/AR)
              1240 - Volunteer Assistance (BP/AR)
              1250 - Visitors/Outsiders (BP/AR)
              1312.1 - Complaints Concerning District Employees (BP/AR)
              1312.2 - Complaints Concerning Instructional Materials (BP/AR)
              1312.3 - Uniform Complaint Procedures (BP/AR)
              1312.4 - Williams Uniform Complaint Procedures (AR/E)
              1321 - Solicitation Of Funds From And By Students (BP/AR)
              1325 - Advertising And Promotion (BP)
              1330 - Use Of School Facilities (BP/AR/E)
              1330.1 – Joint Use Agreement (BP)
              1340 - Access To District Records (BP/AR)
              1400 - Relations Between Other Governmental Agencies and the Schools (BP)
              1431 – Waivers (BP)
              1700 - Relations Between Private Industry and the Schools (BP)
     
    2000 – Administration
     
              2000 - Concepts and Roles (BP)
              2110 - Superintendent Responsibilities and Duties (BP)
              2111 - Superintendent Governance Standards (BP)
              2120 - Superintendent Recruitment and Selection (BP)
              2121 - Superintendent’s Contract (BP)
              2140 - Evaluation of the Superintendent (BP)
              2210 - Administrative Discretion Regarding Board Policy (BP)

              2230 - Representative and Deliberative Groups (BP)

    3000 - Business & Noninstructional Operations
             
              3000 - Concepts and Roles (BP)
              3100 - Budget (BP & AR)
              3110 - Transfer of Funds (BP)
              3220.1 - Lottery Funds (BP)
              3260 - Fees and Charges (BP & AR)
              3270 - Sale and Disposal of Books, Equipment and Supplies (BP & AR)
              3280 - Sale, Lease, Rental of District-owned Real Property (BP & AR)
              3290 - Gifts, Grants and Bequests (BP)
              3300 - Expenditures/Expending Authority (BP)
              3311 - Bids (BP & AR)
              3312 - Contracts (BP)
              3312.2 - Educational Travel Program Contracts (BP & AR)
              3314 - Payment for Goods and Services (BP & AR)
              3314.2 - District Revolving Fund (BP)
              3320 - Claims And Actions Against The District (BP & AR)
              3350 - Travel Expenses (BP)
              3400 - Management Of District Assets/Accounts (BP & AR)
              3430 – Investing (BP & AR)
              3440 – Inventories (AR)
              3452 - Student Activity Funds (BP)  
              3460 - Financial Reports And Accountability (BP & AR)
            3470 -Debt Issuance and Management (BP)
              3510 - Green School Operations (BP)
              3511 - Energy And Water Management (BP & AR)
              3511.1 - Integrated Waste Management (BP & AR)
              3512 - Equipment  (AR & E)
              3513.1 - Cellular Phone Reimbursement (AR)
              3513.3 - Tobacco-Free Schools (BP & AR)
              3514 - Environmental Safety (BP & AR)
              3514.1 - Hazardous Substances (BP & AR)
              3514.2 - Integrated Pest Management (AR)
              3515 - Campus Security (BP & AR)
              3515.2 - Disruptions (BP & AR)
              3515.4 - Recovery For Property Loss or Damage (BP & AR)
              3515.5 - Sex Offender Notification (BP & AR)
              3515.6 - Criminal Background Checks For Contractors (AR)
              3516 - Emergencies and Disaster Preparedness Plan (BP & AR)
              3516.1 - Fire Drills and Fires (AR)
              3516.2 - Bomb Threats (AR)
              3516.3 - Earthquake Emergency Procedure System (AR)
              3516.5 - Emergency Schedules (BP)
              3517 - Facilities Inspection (BP)
              3530 - Risk Management/Insurance (BP & AR)
              3540 - Transportation (BP & AR)
              3541 - Transportation Routes and Services (AR)
              3541.1 - School-Related Trips  (AR & E)
              3541.2 - Transportation for Students With Disabilities (BP & AR)
              3542 - School Bus Drivers (AR)
              3543 - Transportation Safety and Emergencies (AR)
              3550 - Food Service/Child Nutrition Program (BP & AR)
              3551 - Food Service Operations/Cafeteria Fund (BP & AR)
              3552 - Summer Meal Program  (BP & AR)
              3553 - Free and Reduced- Price Meals (BP & AR)
              3554 - Other Food Sales (BP & AR)
              3555 - Nutrition Program Compliance (BP)
              3580 - District Records (BP & AR)
              3600 – Consultants (BP)
     
    4000 – Personnel
              4000 - Concepts and Roles (BP)
              4020 - Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace (BP)
              4030 - Nondiscrimination In Employment (BP)
              4031 - Complaints Concerning Discrimination in Employment (AR)
              4032 - Reasonable Accommodation (AR)
              4033 - Lactation Accommodation (BP)
              4040 - Employee Use of Technology (BP & AR)
              4100 - Certificated Personnel (BP)
              4111 - Recruitment and Selection (BP)
              4111.2 - Legal Status Requirement (BP & AR)
              4112 - Appointment and Conditions of Employment (AR)
              4112.1 - Contracts (AR)
              4112.2 - Certification (BP & AR)
              4112.21 - District Interns (BP & AR)
              4112.22 - Staff Teaching Students of Limited English Proficiency (AR)
              4112.23 - Special Education Staff (AR)
              4112.24 - Teacher Qualifications Under No Child Left Behind Act (BP & AR & E)      
              4112.3 - Oath or Affirmation (AR)
              4112.4 - Health Examinations (AR)
              4112.41 - Employee Drug Testing (BP & AR)
              4112.42 - Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus Drivers (BP & AR)
              4112.5 - Criminal Record Check (AR)
              4112.6 - Personnel Files (AR)
              4112.61 - Employment References (BP & AR)
              4112.62 - Maintenance of Criminal Offender Records (AR & E)
              4112.8 - Employment Of Relatives (BP)
              4112.9 - Employee Notifications (BP & E)
              4113 – Assignment (BP & AR)
              4113.4 - Temporary Modified/Light-Duty Assignment (BP)
              4114 - Transfers (BP)
              4115 - Evaluation/Supervision (BP & AR)
              4116 - Probationary/Permanent Status (BP & AR)
              4117.11 - Preretirement Part-Time Employment (AR)
              4117.13 - Early Retirement Option (AR)
              4117.14 - Employment of Retired Teachers (AR)
              4117.2 - Resignation (BP)
              4117.3 - Personnel Reduction (BP)
              4117.4 - Permanent Employees (AR)
              4117.5 - Termination Agreements (AR)
              4117.6 - Decision Not To Rehire (AR)
              4117.7 - Employment Status Reports (AR)
              4118 - Suspension/Disciplinary Action (BP & AR)
              4119.1- Civil And Legal Rights (BP)
              4119.11- Sexual Harassment (BP & AR)
              4119.21 - Code of Ethics (BP & E)
              4119.22 - Dress And Grooming (BP)
              4119.23 - Unauthorized Release Of Confidential/Privileged Information (BP)
              4119.25 - Political Activities of Employees (BP & AR)
              4119.41 – Employees With Infectious Disease (BP)
              4119.42 - Exposure Control Plan For Bloodborne Pathogens (BP & AR & E)
              4119.43 - Universal Precautions (BP & AR)
              4121 - Temporary/Substitute Personnel (BP & AR)
              4127 - Temporary Athletic Team Coaches (BP & AR)
              4131.1 - Teacher Support and Guidance (BTSA) (BP & AR)
              4132 - Publication or Creation of Materials (BP & AR)
              4135 - Soliciting and Selling (BP)
              4136 - Nonschool Employment (BP)
              4140 - Bargaining Units (BP)
              4141 - Collective Bargaining Agreement (BP)
              4141.6 - Concerted Action/Work Stoppage (BP & AR)
              4143 - Negotiations/Consultation (BP)
              4143.1 - Public Notice - Personnel Negotiations (BP & AR)
              4144 - Complaints (BP & AR)
              4151 - Employee Compensation (BP)
              4154 - Health and Welfare Benefits (BP & AR)
              4156.2 - Awards And Recognition (BP)
              4156.3 - Employee Property Reimbursement (BP)
              4157 - Employee Safety (BP & AR)
              4157.1 - Work-Related Injuries (BP)
              4157.2 - Ergonomics (AR)
              4158 - Employee Security (BP & AR)
              4159 - Employee Assistance Programs (BP)
              4161 - Leaves (BP & AR)
              4161.1 - Personal Illness/Injury Leave (AR)
              4161.11 - Industrial Accident/Illness Leave (AR)
              4161.2 - Personal Leaves (AR)
              4161.3 - Professional Leaves (AR)
              4161.5 - Military Leave (AR)
              4161.8 - Family Care and Medical Leave (AR)
              4161.9 - Catastrophic Leave Program (AR)
              4200 - Classified Personnel (BP & AR)
              4211 - Recruitment And Selection (BP)
              4211.2 - Legal Status Requirement (BP & AR)
              4212 - Appointment and Conditions of Employment (AR)
              4212.3 - Oath or Affirmation (BP & E)
              4212.4 - Health Examinations (AR)        
              4212.42 - Drug And Alcohol Testing For School Bus Drivers (BP & AR)
              4212.5 - Criminal Record Check (AR)
              4212.6 Personnel Files (AR)
              4212.61 - Employment References (BP & AR)
              4212.62 - Maintenance of Criminal Offender Records (AR)
              4212.8 - Employment of Relatives (BP)
              4212.9 - Employee Notifications (BP & E)
              4213.4 - Temporary Modified/Light-Duty Assignment (BP)
              4215 - Evaluation/Supervision (BP)
              4216 - Probationary/Permanent Status (BP)
              4217.11 - Preretirement Part-Time Employment (AR)
              4217.2 - Resignation (BP)
              4217.3 - Layoff/Rehire (AR)
              4218 - Dismissal/Suspension/Disciplinary Action (AR)
              4219.41 - Employees With Infectious Disease (BP)
              4222 - Teacher Aides/Paraprofessionals (BP & AR & E)
              4231 - Staff Development (Classified) (BP & AR & E)
              4256.2 - Awards and Recognition (BP)
              4259 - Employee Assistance Programs (BP)
              4300 - Administrative and Supervisory Personnel  (BP & AR)
              4301 - Administrative Staff Organization (BP)
              4312.1 - Contracts (BP)
              4313.2 - Demotion/Reassignment (BP & AR)
              4314 - Transfers (BP & AR)
              4315 - Evaluation/Supervision (BP)
              4317.13 - Early Retirement Option (BP)
              4317.14 - Postretirement Employment (AR)
              4317.7 - Employment Status Reports (AR)
              4331 - Staff Development (Administrative) (BP)
              4361 - Leaves (BP & AR)

    5000 – Students
     
              5000 - Concepts and Roles (BP)
              5020 - Parent Rights and Responsibilities (BP & AR)
              5021 - Noncustodial Parents (BP)
              5022 - Student and Family Privacy Rights (BP & AR)
              5030 - Student Wellness (BP)
              5111 - Admission (BP & AR)
              5111.1 - District Residency (AR)
              5111.12 - Residency Based on Parent/Guardian Employment (AR)
              5111.2 - Nonresident Foreign Students (AR)
              5112.1 - Exemptions from Attendance (BP & AR)
              5112.2 - Exclusions from Attendance (AR)
              5112.3 - Student Leave of Absence (BP & AR)
              5112.5 - Open/Closed Campus (BP & AR)
              5113 - Absences and Excuses (BP & AR)
              5113.1 - Chronic Absence And Truancy (BP & AR)
              5113.2 - Work Permits   Change in Policy Number (BP & AR)
              5117 - Interdistrict Attendance (BP & AR)
              5118 - Open Enrollment Act Transfers (BP & AR & E)
              5119 - Students Expelled From Other Districts (BP)
              5121 - Grades/Evaluation of Student Achievement (BP & AR)
              5123 - Promotion/Acceleration/Retention (BP & AR)
              5125 - Student Records (BP & AR)
              5125.1 - Release Of Directory Information  (BP & AR & E)
              5125.2 - Withholding Grades, Diploma or Transcripts (AR)
              5125.3 - Challenging Student Records (AR)
              5126 - Awards For Achievement  (BP & AR)
              5127 - Graduation Ceremonies and Activities (BP)
              5131 - Conduct (BP)
              5131.1 - Bus Conduct (BP & AR)
              5131.2 - Bullying (BP)
              5131.4 - Student Disturbances (BP & AR)
              5131.5 - Vandalism and Graffiti (BP)  
              5131.6 - Alcohol and Other Drugs     
              5131.61 - Drug Testing (BP & AR)
              5131.62 - Tobacco (BP & AR)
              5131.63 - Anabolic Steroids  (BP & AR & E)
              5131.7 - Weapons and Dangerous Instruments (BP & AR)
              5131.9 - Academic Honesty (BP)
              5132 - Dress and Grooming (BP & AR)
              5136 - Gangs (BP & AR)
              5137 - Positive School Climate (BP)
              5138 - Conflict Resolution/Peer Mediation (BP)
              5141 - Health Care and Emergencies (BP & AR)
              5141.21 - Administering Medication and Monitoring Health Conditions (BP & AR)
              5141.22 - Infectious Diseases (BP & AR)
              5141.23 - Asthma Management (BP & AR)
              5141.24 - Specialized Health Care Services (AR) 
              5141.25 - Availability of Condoms (BP)
              5141.26 - Tuberculosis Testing  (AR)
              5141.27 - Food Allergies/Special Dietary Needs (BP & AR)
              5141.3 - Health Examinations (BP & AR)   
              5141.31 - Immunizations (BP & AR)
              5141.32 - Health Screening For School Entry (AR)
              5141.33 - Head Lice (BP)
              5141.4 - Child Abuse Reporting Procedures (BP & AR)          
              5141.52 - Suicide Prevention (BP & AR)
              5141.6 - Student Health and Social Services (BP & AR)
              5141.7 - Sun Safety (BP)
              5142 - Safety (BP & AR)
              5142.1 - Identification And Reporting Of Missing Children (AR)
              5142.2 - Safe Routes To School Program (BP & AR)  
              5143 - Insurance (BP & AR)
              5144 - Discipline (BP & AR & E) 
              5144.1 - Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process (BP & AR)
              5144.2 - Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process (Student With Disabilities) (AR)
              5145.11 - Questioning And Apprehension By Law Enforcement (BP)
              5145.12 - Search and Seizure (BP & AR)
              5145.2 - Freedom of Speech/Expression (BP & AR)
              5145.3 - Nondiscrimination/Harassment (BP & AR)
              5145.6 - Parental Notifications (BP)
              5145.7 - Sexual Harassment (BP & AR)  
              5145.8 - Refusal To Harm Or Destroy Animals (AR)  
              5145.9 - Hate-Motivated Behavior (BP)
              5146 - Married/Pregnant/Parenting Students (BP)
              5147 - Dropout Prevention (BP)
              5148.2 - Before/After School Programs  

    6000 – Instruction

              6000 - Concepts and Roles (BP)
              6011 - Academic Standards (BP)
              6020 - Parent Involvement (BP & AR)
              6111 - School Calendar (BP)
              6112 - School Day (BP & AR)
              6115 - Ceremonies and Observances (BP & AR)
              6117 - Year-Round Schedules (BP)    
              6120 - Response to Instruction and Intervention (BP)
              6141 - Curriculum Development and Evaluation (BP & AR)
              6141.2 - Recognition of Religious Beliefs and Customs (BP & AR)
              6141.5 - Advanced Placement  (BP)
              6142.1 - Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention Instruction (BP & AR)
              6142.2 - World/Foreign Language Instruction (BP & AR)
              6142.3 - Civic Education (BP)
              6142.4 - Service Learning/Community Service Classes (BP)
              6142.5 - Environmental Education (BP)
              6142.6 - Visual and Performing Arts Education (BP)
              6142.7 - Physical Education (BP & AR)
              6142.8 - Comprehensive Health Education (BP & AR)
              6142.91 - Reading/Language Arts Instruction (BP)
              6142.92 - Mathematics Instruction (BP)
              6142.93 - Science Instruction (BP)
              6142.94 - History-Social Science Instruction (BP)
              6143 - Courses Of Study (BP & AR)
              6144 - Controversial Issues (BP)
              6145 - Extracurricular and Cocurricular Activities (BP & AR)
              6145.2 - Athletic Competition (BP & AR)
              6145.5 - Student Organizations and Equal Access (BP & AR)
              6145.6 - International Exchange (BP & AR)
              6145.8 - Assemblies and Special Events (BP)
              6146.1 - High School Graduation Requirements (BP & AR)
              6146.11 - Alternative Credits Toward Graduation (BP & AR)
              6146.2 - Certificate of Proficiency/High School Equivalency (BP & AR)
              6146.3 - Reciprocity of Academic Credit (BP & AR)
              6146.4 -Differential Graduation & Competency Standards for Students with Disabilities (BP)
              6146.5 - Elementary/Middle School Graduation Requirements (BP)
              6151 - Class Size (BP)
              6152 - Class Assignment (BP)
              6152.1 Placement In Mathematics Courses (BP)
              6153 - School Sponsored Trips (BP & AR)
              6154 - Homework/Makeup Work (BP & AR)
              6155 - Challenging Courses by Examination (BP & AR)
              6158 - Independent Study (BP & AR)
              6159 - Individualized Education Program (BP & AR)
              6159.1 - Procedural Safeguards & Complaints for Special Education (BP & AR)
              6159.2 - Nonpublic, Nonsectarian School & Agency Services for Special Education (BP & AR)
              6159.3 - Appointment of Surrogate Parent for Special Ed Students (BP & AR)
              6159.4 - Behavioral Interventions for Special Education Students (AR)
              6161.1 - Selection and Evaluation of Instructional Materials (BP & AR)
              6161.11 - Supplementary Instructional Materials (BP)
              6161.2 - Damaged or Lost Instructional Materials (BP)
              6161.3 - Toxic Art Supplies (BP)
              6162.5 - Student Assessment (BP)
              6162.51 - Standardized Testing and Reporting Program (BP & AR)
              6162.52 - High School Exit Examination (BP & AR & E) 
              6162.54 - Test Integrity/Test Preparation (BP)
              6162.6 - Use of Copyrighted Materials (BP & AR)
              6162.8 – Research (BP & AR)
              6163.1 - Library Media Centers (BP)
              6163.2 - Animals at School (BP & AR)
              6163.4 - Student Use of Technology (BP & E) 
              6164.2 - Guidance/Counseling Services (BP)
              6164.4 - Identification Of Individuals for Special Education (BP & AR)
              6164.41 - Children With Disabilities Enrolled By Parents In Private School (BP&AR)
              6164.5 - Student Success Teams (BP & AR)
              6164.6 - Identification and Education Under Section 504 (BP & AR)
              6170.1 - Transitional Kindergarten (BP)
              6171 - Title I Programs (BP & AR)
              6172 - Gifted and Talented Student Program  (BP & AR)
              6172.1 - Concurrent Enrollment In College Classes (BP & AR)
              6173 - Education For Homeless Children (BP & AR & E) 
              6173.1 - Education For Foster Youth (BP & AR)
              6173.2 - Education of Children of Military Families (BP & AR)
              6174 - Education For English Language Learners (BP & AR & E) 
              6175 - Migrant Education Program (BP & AR)
              6176 - Weekend/Saturday Classes (BP)
              6177 - Summer School (BP)
              6178 - Career Technical Education (BP & AR) 
              6178.1Work-Based Learning (BP & AR)
              6178.2Regional Occupational Center/Program (BP)
              6179Supplemental Instruction (BP)
              6181Alternative Schools/Programs of Choice (BP & AR)
              6183 - Home and Hospital Instruction (AR)
              6184Continuation Education (BP & AR)
              6185Community Day School (BP & AR)
              6190 - Evaluation of The Instructional Program - WASC (BP)
              6200Adult Education   (BP & AR)

    7000 – Facilities
     
              7000Facilities (BP)
              7110 Facilities Master Plan (BP)
              7111 Evaluating Existing Buildings (AR)
              7131 Relations with Local Agencies (BP)
              7140 Architectural And Engineering Services (BP & AR)
              7150Site Selection And Development  (BP & AR)
              7160 Charter School Facilities (BP & AR)
              7210Facilities Financing (BP)
              7211Developer Fees (BP & AR)
              7212Mello Roos Districts (BP)
              7213School Facilities Improvement Districts (BP)
              7214General Obligation Bonds (BP & AR)
              7310Naming of Facility (BP)

    9000 – Board Bylaws
     
              9000 - Role of The Board (BB)
              9005 - Governance Standards  (BB)
              9010 - Public Statements (BB)
              9011 - Disclosure of Confidential/Privileged Information (BB)
              9012 - Board Member Electronic Communications (BB)
              9100Organization (BB)
              9110 – Term of Office (BB)
              9121 – President (BB)
              9122 – Secretary (BB)
              9123 – Clerk (BB)
              9124 – Attorney (BB)
              9130 – Board Committees (BB)
              9140 – Board Representatives (BB)
              9150 – Student Board Members (BB & E)
              9200 – Limits of Board Member Authority (BB)
              9220 – Governing Board Elections (BB)
              9222 – Resignation (BB)
              9223 – Filling Vacancies (BB)
              9224 – Oath or Affirmation (BB)

              9230 – Orientation (BB)
              9240 – Board Development (BB)
              9250 – Remuneration, Reimbursement and Other Benefits (BB)
              9260 – Legal Protection (BB)
              9270 – Conflict of Interest (BB & E)
              9310 – Board Policies (BB)
              9320 – Meetings and Notices (BB)
              9321 – Closed Session Purposes and Agendas (BB)
              9321.1 – Closed Session Actions and Reports (BB)
              9322 – Agenda/Meeting Materials  (BB)
              9323 – Meeting Conduct  (BB)
              9323.2 – Actions By the Board (BB & E)
              9324 – Minutes and Recordings (BB)
              9400 – Board Self-Evaluation (BB)