Disclaimer: This policy manual is copyrighted to the Big Sandy School District 100J.  No portion of this manual may be used for commercial purposes.  The manual is intended for the sole purpose of governing the school district.  The Board of Education makes changes based on the school district’s needs and local, state and federal laws, regulations and court decisions – new and revised policies are placed online after approval by the Board.


Section A - Foundations and Basic Commitments
Section C - General School Administration

Section C contains policies, regulations and exhibits on school management, administrative organization and school building and department administration. It includes the administrative aspects of special programs and system wide reforms such as school or site-based management. It also contains personnel policies regarding the superintendent, senior administrators (management team) and school principals.

Section C Polices:

Section E - Support Services

Section E contains policies, regulations and exhibits on non-instructional services and programs, particularly those on business management, safety, building and grounds management, office services, transportation and food services. Also Included are policies on busing, fire drills, vandalism, data management and insurance programs.

Section E Polices:

Section F - Facilities, Planning and Development

Section F contains policies, regulations and exhibits on facility planning, financing, construction and renovation. It also includes the topics of temporary facilities, school closings, bond campaigns and naming facilities.

Section F: Polices:

Section G - Personnel

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

Section GB Polices – All Personnel:

Section GC Polices – Instructional & Administrative Staff: Section GD Polices – Support or Classfied Staff:
Section H - Negotiations

Section H contains policies, regulations and exhibits on the process of negotiating with bargaining units recognized by the school board and authorized under state law.

Section H:

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Section I - Instruction

Section I contains policies, regulations and exhibits on the instructional program. This section covers basic curricular subjects, special programs, instructional resources and academic achievement. It includes policies about the school year, school day, grading, graduation requirements, home schooling, school library and media center, textbook selection and adoption, field trips, teaching methods and school ceremonies.

Section I:

Section J - Students

Section J contains policies, regulations and exhibits on students — admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline, suspension and expulsion, health and welfare, records, publications and school-related activities.

Section J:

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 relations with school districts also are located in this section. Policies found in this section include parents’ rights, public information and complaints, community use of school facilities, advertising in the schools and public information and communications.

Section K:

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. This section also contains policies on student teaching, charter schools and BOCES.

Section L: