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School Board Policies & Procedures

School Board Policies

In February 2017 the School Board, in partnership with the Washington State School Directors Association's Policy and Legal Department, started the process of reviewing all board policies. This process will take several months. As sections are reviewed and approved by the board, they will be posted to the website.

The role of the Board is to set policy; the role of the administration is to execute it. The Board expresses its policy determinations in the form of written policy statements. The administration implements policy through administrative procedures, rules, memoranda, directives, and daily contacts with staff. 

0000 - Planning - NEW

1000 - Board of Directors - NEW

2000 - Instruction - NEW

2000 - Administration and Negotiation
Guidelines for central administration, supervisory personnel and individual school administrators are outlined in this series. Administrative operations dealing with outside agencies are included as well as equity policies.

3000 - Students - NEW

4000 - Community Relations - NEW

4000 - Support Services
Areas which support instruction not directly involved in teaching include transportation, food service, dealing with health and safety issues, insurance, records management and are included in this series.

5000 - Personnel - NEW

5000 - Facilities Development
This series details the planning of facilities, the construction, modification of closure of facilities and the operation and maintenance of facilities.

6000 - Management Support - NEW

 - Human Resources
This series includes the conditions of District employment, employment practices, compensation and benefits, leave policies, substitute employment and volunteer practices. Affirmative Action and sexual harassment policies are also included.

7000 - Instruction
The elements of the instructional program, specific arrangements of the school setting, dealing with specific needs for instruction, the use of resources in instruction and measuring student progress are described in this series.

8000 - Students
Students, their enrollment and attendance, their responsibilities and rights, discipline, corrective actions, punishment or sanctions, health and welfare issues, records and custody processes and activities are the focus of this series.

9000 - Community and Education Agency Relations
School and community relations involve communications with the public, participation by the public, public access to staff, students and school facilities and relations with other schools and agencies.

Other Resources

Revised Codes of Washington & Washington Administrative Code - Search instructions on page

Robert's Rules of Order - Information provided by the Constitution Society

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