SECTION A: Foundations and Basic Commitments

Section A contains policies and regulations on the district’s legal role in providing public education.

SECTION B: School Board Governance and Operations

Section B contains policies and regulations on the school board – how it is elected, appointed, how it conducts meetings, etc.

SECTION C: General School Administration

Section C contains policies and regulations on school management, administrative organization, and school building and department administration.

SECTION D: Fiscal Management

Section D contains policies and regulations on school finances and funds management.

SECTION E: Support Services

Section E contains policies and regulations on non-instructional services and programs which include but are not limited to, transportation, food services, building and grounds management, and office services.

SECTION F: Facilities Development

Section F contains policies and regulations on facility planning, financing, construction and renovation.

SECTION G: Personnel

Section G contains policies and regulations relating directly to district personnel.

SECTION H: Negotiations

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

SECTION I: Instruction

Section I contains policies and regulations on the instructional program: basic curricular subjects, special programs, etc.

SECTION J: Students

Section J contains policies and regulations on students: admissions, attendance, responsibilities, conduct, discipline, etc.

SECTION K: School-Community Relations

Section K contains information on relations with the general public and community and public agencies.

SECTION L: Education Agency Relations

Section L contains policies and regulations on the districts relationship with other education agencies.

Section A: Foundations and Basic Commitments

AC Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
ACAA Harassment and Sexual Harassment of Students
ACAA-R Student Discrimination and Harassment Complaint Procedure
ACAB Harassment and Sexual Harassment of School Employees
ACAB-R Employee Discrimination and Harassment Complaint Procedure
ACAD Hazing
ACAF Workplace Bullying
AD Educational Philosophy
ADA School District Goals and Objectives
ADAA School System Commitment to Standards
ADC Smoking on School District Premises
ADF Commitment to Learning Results

Section B: School Board Governance & Operations

BBA School Board Powers and Duties
BBAA Board Member Authority
BBAB Student Representation on the School Board
BBAB-R Student Representation on the School Board Regulations
BCA School Board Member Code of Ethics
BCB Board Member Conflict of Interest-Nepotism
BDB Board Officers
BDE Board Committees
BE School Board Meetings/Place of Board Meetings
BEB Board Member Use of Social Media
BED Remote Participation in School Board Meetings
BEDB Agenda Format
BEDD Parliamentary Procedure
BEDF Voting Method
BEDG Minutes
BEDH Public Participation at Board Meetings
BHD Board Member Compensation and Expenses
BIA New School Board Member Orientation

Section C: General School Administration

CDA Evaluation of Administrators
CHD Administration in Policy Absence

Section D: Fiscal Management

DIE Audits
DJ Bidding/Purchasing Requirements
DJ-R Federal Procurement Manual
DJH Procurement Staff Code of Conduct
DJE Bidding Requirements
DM Cash in School Buildings
DN School Properties Disposal Policy
DO Trust Funds

Section E: Support Services

EBAA Reporting of Hazards
EBCA Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan
EBCB Fire Drills
EBCC Bomb Threats
ECB Pest Management in School Facilities and on School Grounds
ECE Unauthorized Vehicles
EEA Student Transportation Services
EEAC Student Transportation Services to Alternate Locations
EEAEA Bus Driver Examination and Training
EEAEAA Drug and Alcohol Testing of School Bus Drivers
EEAEAA-A Drug and Alcohol Testing for Passenger Van/Car Drivers
EEAF Special Use of School Buses
EFE Competitive Food Sales

Section F: Facilities Development

FF Naming School Buildings or Facilities

Section G: Personnel

GBB Staff Involvement and Decision Making
GBEB Staff Conduct with Students
GBEC Chemical Abuse and Dependency (Employees & Visitors)
GBGE Return To Work and Light Duty Assignments
GCCA Professional Staff Leaves and Absences
GCEC Posting of Professional Staff Vacancies
GCFD Approval of Hiring Decisions
GCGB Arrangements for Professional Staff Substitutes
GCGC Job Sharing Opportunities
GCI Professional Staff Opportunities
GCSA Employee Computer and Internet Use Policy

Section H: Negotiations


Section I: Instruction

IC School Calendar
ID School Day
IGE Curriculum Guides, Course Outlines, and Course Offerings
IHBA Individualized Education Programs
IHBAA IHBAA-R Referral/Pre-Referral Policy
IHBAC Child Find
IHBAL Grievance Procedure for Persons with Disabilities
IHBAM Procedural Safeguards
IHBAM-R Procedural Safeguards
IHBAN "Do Not Resuscitate" Requests
IHBB Programs for Gifted Students
IHBEA English as a Second Language (ESL) Program
IHBG Home Schooling
IHBGA Home Schooling - Participation in School Programs
IHBH Alternative School Programs
IHCA Skowhegan Area High School Summer Program
IHCDA Post-Secondary Enrollment Options
IHD Adult and Community Education
II Instructional Arrangements and Student Placement at SAMS
IIB Class Size, K-6
IJJ/IJJ-E Selection of Educational Resources
IJNDB Student Computer and Internet Use Policy
IJNDB-A ITV (Interactive Television) Philosophy
IJOA Field Trips and Excursions
IJOC School Volunteers
IK Academic Achievement
IKB Homework
IKE Promotion and Retention of Students
IKEB SAHS Honors Criteria
IKF Graduation Requirements
IKFA Early Graduation
IL Student Testing
ILA Testing of Students for Non-District Purposes
ILAB Final Examination Exemption Policy
ILD Educational Research: Student Submission to Surveys, Analyses or Evaluations
IMB Teaching About Controversial Issues
IMG Animals in School
IMGA Service Animals in School

Section J: Students

JB Equal Education Opportunities
JE Skowhegan Area High School Classroom Attendance Policy
JFAA Admission of Resident Students
JFABB Admission of Foreign Exchange Students
JFC Student Withdrawal from School
JFCK Student Use of Cellular Telephones and Other Electronic Devices
JFCK-R Student Use of Other Electronic Devices- School Rules
JG Assignment of Students to a Teacher and Classes, K-8
JI Students Rights and Responsibilities
JICE Student Publications
JICH Chemical Abuse and Chemical Dependency (Students)
JICIA Weapons, Violence and School Safety
JICK Bullying and Cyberbullying Prevention in Schools
JICK-E1 Bullying and Cyberbullying Report Form
JICK-E1-1 Bullying and Cyberbullying Report
JICK-E2 Bullying and Cyberbullying Responding Form
JICK-E3 Bullying and Cyberbullying Remediation Form
JICK-E4 Bullying Flow Chart
JJA Student Organizations
JJAA Athletic Clubs (7-12)
JJE Fund Raising
JJF Student Activities Funds Management
JJI SAHS Philosophy-Athletic Code & Contract
JJIAA Private School Student Access
JJIB Sponsorship and Evaluation of Athletic Programs
JJIF Management of Concussions & Other Head Injuries
JK Student Discipline
JKAA Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion
JKAA-R Procedures on Physical Restraint and Seclusion
JKD Student Suspension
JKE Expulsion
JKF Physical Restraint
JL District Wellness
JLC,JLCB,JLCD,JLCDA Student Health Services and Requirements
JLCC Communicable/Infectious Diseases
JLCDB Administration of Naloxone in Schools
JLF Child Abuse and Neglect
JLG Education of Homeless Children and Youth
JLG-R Homeless Students
JLIB Student Dismissal Precautions
JRA Student Educational Records
JRA-R Student Educational Records Procedure

Section K: School-Community Relations

KBBA Custodial & Noncustodial Parent Rights and Responsibilities
KBF Title 1 Parent Involvement Policy-Board Level
KBF-E1 Title 1 Parent Involvement Policy-District Level
KBF-E2 Title 1 Parent Involvement Policy-School Level
KCD Public Gifts to the Schools
KDB Public's Right to Know
KE Public Concerns and Complaints
KF Community Use of School Facilities
KH Public Solicitations in the School
KHB Advertising in the Schools
KI Visitors to Schools
KJ Use of School Facilities to Support Fund Raising for Students
KJA Booster Organizations

Section L: Education Agency Relations