Board of Education
El Rancho Unified School District

Board Policies & Administrative Regulations

Series 0000:  PHILOSOPHY-GOALS-OBJECTIVES & COMPREHENSIVE PLANS

Series 1000:  COMMUNITY RELATIONS

Series 2000:  ADMINISTRATION

Series 3000:  BUSINESS & NON-INSTRUCTIONAL OPERATIONS

Series 4000:  PERSONNEL

Series 5000:  STUDENTS

Series 6000:  INSTRUCTION

Series 7000:  NEW CONSTRUCTION

Series 9000:  BYLAWS OF THE BOARD


Table of Contents

Printable Version
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Series 0000 – PHILOSOPHY-GOALS-OBJECTIVES & COMPREHENSIVE PLANS

   
Concepts and Roles

0000
Philosophy

0100
Goals for the School District

0200
Comprehensive Plans



Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities

0410 2/14/2013
School Plans/Site Councils

0420 6/28/2007
School-Based Program Coordination

0420.1 6/28/2007
School Improvement Program

0420.2
Charter Schools

0420.4
Comprehensive Local Plan for Special Education

0430 6/28/2007
District Technology Plan


0440

Comprehensive Safety Plan

0450 5/10/2012
Review and Evaluation

0500
Intervention for Underperforming Schools

0520
Series 1000 – COMMUNITY RELATIONS



Concepts and Roles

1000
Youth Services

1020
Communication with the Public

1100
Media Relations

1112 9/13/2007
Participation by the Public



Citizen Advisory Committees

1220
School-Connected Organizations (includes parent/booster clubs)

1230
Volunteer Assistance

1240
Visits to the Schools

1250 9/10/2002
Public Activities Involving Staff, Students or School Facilities



Civility

1311 12/13/2007
Complaints Concerning the Schools

1312
Complaints Concerning District Employees

1312.1
Complaints Concerning Instructional Material

1312.2
Uniform Complaint Procedures

1312.3 3/15/2012
Williams Uniform Complaint Procedures

1312.4 4/16/2009
Solicitation of Funds from and by Students

1321
Public Performances by Students

1322
Advertising and Promotion

1325 6/14/2012
Use of School Facilities

1330
Access to District Records

1340
Relations between Other Governmental Agencies and the Schools

1400
Waivers

1431
Relations Between Other Education Organizations and the Schools



Home-Based Schooling

1621
Relations Between Private Industry and the Schools

1700
Series 2000 – ADMINISTRATION



Concepts and Roles

2000
Superintendent of Schools

2120
Superintendent of Schools: Responsibilities and duties

2122
Evaluation

2123
Administrative Operations



Administrative Leeway in Absence of Governing Board Policy

2210
Administrative Staff Organization

2220
Representative and Deliberative Groups

2230 1/17/2008
Teacher-in-Charge/Principal Designee

2250
Series 3000 – BUSINESS AND NON-INSTRUCTIONAL OPERATIONS



Concepts& Roles

3000
Budget

3100
Budgetary Control

3100.1
General Reserve

3100.2
District Budget Advisory Committee

3100.3 5/10/2007
Transfer of Funds

3110
Income



Lottery Funds

3220.1
Sale & Disposal of Books, Equipment & Supplies

3270
Gifts,Grants & Bequests (does not include state or federal funds)

3290
Foundation,State and Federal Grants

3290.1
Expenditures/Expending Authority

3300
Purchasing Procedures

3310
Bids

3311
Contracts

3312
State Allocation Board Contracts

3312.11
Payment for Goods & Services

3314
Revolving Funds

3314.2
Relations with Vendors

3315
Claims and Actions Against the District

3320
Management of District Assets/Accounts (includes systems, encumbering, audits)

3400 7/9/2009
Inventories

3440
Student Activity Funds

3452
Periodic Financial Reports

3460
Non Instructional Operations



Operation& Maintenance of Plant x7000

3510
Energy Management Conservation 

3511 9/14/2004
Tobacco-Free Schools/Smoking

3513.3
Environmental Safety x5142

3514
Hazardous Substances

3514.1 10/26/2004
School Safety and Security

3515 12/12/13
Intruders on Campus

3515.2
Recovery for Property Loss or Damage

3515.4
Risk Management/Insurance (includes liability, property, employee bonds)

3530
Transportation

3540
School-Related Trips

3541.1
Transportation for Students with Disabilities

3541.2
Nonpublic School Students

3541.3
Transportation for Outside Groups

3541.4
School Bus Drivers

3542
Transportation Safety and Emergencies

3543
Food Service/Child Nutrition Program

3550
Food Service Operations/Cafeteria Funds x3310

3551
Free& Reduced Lunch Program

3553
Other Food Sales

3554
District Records

3580
Consultants

3600 6/23/2011
Series 4000 – PERSONNEL



Concepts and Roles

4000
Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace

4020
Nondiscrimination in Employment

4030 8/27/2009
Complaints Concerning Discrimination In Employment

4031 8/27/2009
Reasonable Accommodation

4032 9/13/2007
Employee Use of Technology

4040 2/4/2014
Certificated Personnel



Recruitment and Selection

4111
Affirmative Action

4111.1
Legal Status Requirement

4111.2
Certification

4112.2
Staff for Limited-English Proficiency Programs

4112.22
Special Education Staff

4112.23 2/14/2008
Teacher Qualifications Under The No Child Left Behind Act 

4112.24 9/13/2007
Oath or Affirmation

4112.3
Health Examinations

4112.4
Criminal Record Check

4112.5 9/13/2007
Personnel Records

4112.6
Employment References

4112.61
Employment of Relatives

4112.8
Signed Statements

4112.9
Assignment

4113 2/14/2008
Temporary Modified and Alternative Duties Return to Work Program

4113.4
Transfers

4114
Evaluation/Supervision

4115 2/14/2008
Probationary/Permanent Status

4116
Resignation

4117.2
Personnel Reduction

4117.3
Dismissal

4117.4 10/13/2011
Decision Not to Rehire

4117.6
Suspension/Disciplinary Action

4118
Rights,Responsibilities and Duties

4119
Civil and Legal Rights

4119.1 9/13/2007
Sexual Harassment

4119.11 12/7/2004
Duties of Personnel

4119.13
Codes of Ethics

4119.21
Unauthorized Release of Confidential/Privileged Information

4119.23
Political Activities of Employees

4119.25 10/13/2011
Employees with Infectious Disease

4119.41
Exposure Control Plan for Blood borne Pathogens

4119.42
Universal Precautions

4119.43
Temporary and Part-time Personnel

4120
Substitute Teachers

4121
Temporary Athletic Team Coaches

4127
Staff Development

4131
Inservice Education/Visitations; Conferences

4131.3
Professional Growth

4131.5
Publication or Creation of Materials (includes copyrights and patents)

4132
Travel Expenses

4133
Soliciting and Selling

4135
Nonschool Employment

4136
Tutoring

4137
Mentor Teachers

4138
Peer Assistance and Review Program 

4139
Agreement

4141
Concerted Action/Work Stoppage

4141.6
Negotiations/Consultation

4143
Public Notice — Personnel Negotiations

4143.1
Complaints

4144
Salary Guides

4151
Salary Checks and Deductions

4152
Health and Welfare Benefits

4154
Awards and Recognition

4156.2
Employee Property Reimbursement

4156.3
Employee Safety

4157
Work Related Injuries

4157.1
Employee Security

4158
Leaves

4161
Classified Personnel

4200
Recruitment and Selection

4211
Affirmative Action

4211.1
Legal Status Requirement

4211.2
Qualifications Appraisal/Examination

4211.21 1/17/2008
Eligibility Lists

4211.3
Selection Interviews

4211.4
Refusals of Employment and Withholding of Names

4211.5
Appointment and Conditions of Employment

4212
Staff for Limited-English Proficiency Programs

4212.22
Oath or Affirmation

4212.3
Health Examinations

4212.4
Security/Credit Check

4212.5
Personnel Records

4212.6
Employment References

4212.61
Employment of Relatives

4212.8
Signed Statements

4212.9
Assignment/Classification

4213
Promotion/Demotion/Reclassification

4213.2 1/17/2008
Temporary Modified and Alternative Duties Return to Work Program

4213.4
Transfer/Reassignment

4214
Evaluation/Supervision

4215 1/17/2008
Probationary/Permanent Status

4216
Retirement

4217.1
Resignation

4217.2
Layoff/Rehire

4217.3
Dismissal/Suspension/Disciplinary Action

4218 10/13/2011
Civil and Legal Rights

4219.1 9/13/2007
Sexual Harassment

4219.11 12/7/2004
Duties of Personnel

4219.13
Codes of Ethics (see 4119.21)

4219.21
Unauthorized Release of Confidential/Privileged Information

4219.23
Political Activities of Employees

4219.25 10/13/2011
Employees with Infectious Disease

4219.41
Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens

4219.42
Universal Precautions

4219.43
Substitutes

4221
Limited-Term Employment

4221.1
Short-Term Employees

4221.2
Emergency Appointments

4221.3
Civic Center Assignments

4221.4
Teacher Aides/Paraprofessionals

4222 9/13/2007
Summer School Assignments

4224
Temporary Athletic Team Coaches

4227
Inservice Education/Visitations; Conferences

4231.3
Publication or Creation of Materials (includes copyrights and patents)

4232
Travel Expenses

4233
Soliciting and Selling

4235
Nonschool Employment

4236
Agreement

4241
Concerted Action/Work Stoppage

4241.6
Negotiations/Consultation

4243
Public Notice — Personnel Negotiations

4243.1
Complaints

4244
Salary Guides (see 4151)

4251
Salary Checks and Deductions

4252
Health and Welfare Benefits

4254
Awards and Recognition

4256.2
Employee Property Reimbursement

4256.3
Employee Safety

4257
Employee Security

4258
Leaves

4261
Management,Supervisory & Confidential Personnel

4300
Recruitment and Selection

4311 1/17/2008
Affirmative Action

4311.1
Legal Status Requirement

4311.2
Oath or Affirmation

4312.3
Health Examinations

4312.4
Criminal Record Check

4312.5 9/13/2007
Personnel Records

4312.6
Employment References

4312.61
Employment of Relatives

4312.8
Signed Statements

4312.9
Load/Scheduling/Hours of Employment

4313.1
Promotion/Demotion/Reclassification

4313.2
Temporary Modified and Alternative Duties Return to Work Program

4313.4
Transfer/Reassignment

4314
Evaluation/Supervision

4315
Staff Evaluating Teachers

4315.1
Early Retirement Consultancy Contract

4317.12 1/17/2008
Resignation

4317.2
Personnel Reduction (Layoff/Rehire)

4317.3
Civil and Legal Rights

4319.1 9/13/2007
Sexual Harassment

4319.11 12/7/2004
Duties of Personnel

4319.13
Codes of Ethics (see 4119.21)

4319.21
Unauthorized Release of Confidential/Privileged Information

4319.23
Political Activities of Employees

4319.25 10/13/2011
Employees with Infectious Disease

4319.41
Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens

4319.42
Universal Precautions

4319.43
Temporary Athletic Team Coaches

4327
Staff Development

4331
Inservice Education/Visitations; Conferences

4331.3
Publication or Creation of Materials (includes copyrights and patents)

4332
Travel Expenses

4333
Soliciting and Selling

4335
Nonschool Employment

4336
Complaints

4344
Compensation and Related Benefits

4350
Salary Guides

4351
Salary Checks and Deductions

4352
Extra Pay for Extra Work

4353
Health& Welfare Benefits (see 4154)

4354
Tax-sheltered Annuities

4355.1
Awards and Recognition

4356.2
Employee Property Reimbursement

4356.3
Employee Safety

4357
Employee Security

4358
Leaves

4361
Vacation/Holidays

4362
Series 5000 – STUDENTS



Concepts and Roles

5000 10/13/2011
Parent Rights and Responsibilities


5020

Noncustodial Parents


5021
11/8/2012
Student and Family Privacy Rights

5022 11/8/2012
Student Wellness

5030 11/8/2012
Elementary and Secondary



Admission

5111 11/8/2012
District Residency x5117 

5111.1 6/9/2011
Residency Based on Parent/Guardian Employment


6/9/2011
Residency for Homeless Children

5111.13
Exemptions from Attendance

5112.1 11/8/2012
Exclusions from Attendance

5112.2 11/8/2012
Student Leave of Absence


5112.3

Open/Closed Campus

5112.5
Absences and Excuses

5113 11/8/2012
Chronic Absence & Truancy

5113.1 4/14/2011
Work Permits

5113.2
School Attendance Boundaries

5116 2/10/2004
Intradistrict Open Enrollment

5116.1
Interdistrict Attendance x5111.1 

5117 4/14/2011
Open Enrollment Act Transfers

5118 12/9/2010
Students Expelled from Other Districts

5119
Grades/Evaluation of Student Achievement

5121 3/9/2004
Promotion/Acceleration/Retention

5123 4/14/2011
Communications with Parents/Guardians



Student Records

5125
Release of Directory Information

5125.1 9/13/2012
Withholding Grades, Diploma or Transcripts

5125.2
Challenging Student Records

5125.3
Awards for Achievement


5126

Graduation Ceremonies and Activities

5127 12/13/2012
Conduct


5131

Bus Conduct

5131.1
Bullying


5131.2

Campus Disturbances

5131.4
Vandalism,Theft and Graffiti

5131.5
Alcohol and Other Drugs

5131.6 12/7/2004
Tobacco

5131.62
Anabolic Steroids

5131.63
Weapons and Dangerous

5131.7 9/13/2012
Cell Phone and Personal Electronic Signaling Devices

5131.8 7/12/2007
Academic Honesty

5131.9
Dress& Grooming

5132 8/28/2008
Mandatory Uniforms

5132.1
Gangs

5136 2/10/2004
Positive School Climate

5137 5/10/2012
Health Care and Emergencies

5141
Accidents



Administering Medication

5141.21 3/15/2012
Infectious Diseases

5141.22
Infectious Disease Prevention (medical protocol)

5141.23
Specialized Health Care Services

5141.24 11/8/2012
Health Examinations x6145.2

5141.3 3/10/2011
Immunizations 

5141.31 2/10/2011
Health Screening for School Entry

5141.32 7/12/2007
Head Lice

5141.33 3/10/2011
Child Abuse Prevention and Reporting 

5141.4 6/23/2011
Child Abuse Prevention



Suicide Prevention

5141.52
School Health Services


5141.6

Safety x3514

5142
Insurance

5143
Discipline

5144
Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process 

5144.1 3/15/2012
Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process (Students with Disabilities) 

5144.2 2/14/2013
Rights and Responsibilities



Questioning and Apprehension 

5145.11 2/24/2004
Search and Seizure

5145.12
Photographing of Students

5145.14
Freedom of Speech/Expression: Publications Code

5145.2
Nondiscrimination/Harassment

5145.3 1/17/2013
Parental Notifications

5145.6 4/14/2011
Sexual Harassment

5145.7 7/26/2012
Refusal to Harm or Destroy Animals

5145.8
Hate Motivated Behavior

5145.9
Married/Pregnant/Parenting Students

5146
Dropout Prevention

5147
Child Care

5148
Preschool/Early Childhood Education


5148.3

At Risk Students

5149
Series 6000 – INSTRUCTION



Concepts and Roles

6000
Parent Involvement 

6020 1/15/2009
Elementary and Secondary



Emergencies and Disaster Preparedness Plan

6114
Fire Drills and Fires

6114.1
Bomb Threats

6114.2
Earthquake Emergency Procedure System

6114.3
Smog Alert

6114.5
Ceremonies and Observances

6115 7/12/2007
Flying of Flags

6115.1
Classroom Interruptions

6116 6/14/2012
Curriculum Development and Evaluation

6141
Recognition of Religious Beliefs and Customs

6141.2
Advanced Placement


6141.5

Multicultural Education

6141.6
Family Life/Sex Education

6142.1
AIDS Instruction

6142.2
Science Instruction

6142.3
Environmental Education

6142.5
Physical Education

6142.7 7/10/2008
Comprehensive Health Education

6142.8
Courses of Study

6143
Controversial Issues

6144
Extracurricular and Co-curricular Activities

6145
Interscholastic Competition

6145.2 2/14/2013
Sportsmanship

6145.21
Student Organizations

6145.5
Assemblies and Special Events


6145.8

High School Graduation Requirements

6146.1 12/13/2012
Certificate of Proficiency/High School Equivalency

6146.2
Reciprocity on Standards of Proficiency/Graduation Requirements

6146.3
Differential Graduation and Competency Standard for Students with Disabilities

6146.4 12/13/2012
Elementary School Promotion/Standards of Proficiency

6146.5 9/13/2012
Alternative Credits Toward Graduation


6146.11

Class Assignments


6152

School-Sponsored Trips

6153 10/14/2010
Homework/Makeup Work

6154
Class Examinations/Challenging Courses by Examination

6155
Independent Study Program 

6158 2/8/2005
Individualized Education Program (IEP) 

6159 2/14/2013
Procedural Safeguards & Complaints for Special Education 

6159.1 12/7/2004
Nonpublic, Nonsectarian School & Agency Services for Special Education

6159.2
Appointment of Surrogate Parent for Special Education Students

6159.3
Behavioral Interventions for Special Education Students

6159.4
Selection and Evaluation of Instructional Materials

6161.1
Supplementary Instructional Materials

6161.11
Damaged or Lost Instructional Materials

6161.2
Toxic Art Supplies

6161.3
Student Assessment

6162.5 11/9/2004
Use of Copyrighted Materials

6162.6
Use of Technology in Instruction



Libraries/Media Centers

6163.1
Student Use of Technology

6163.4 5/10/2012
Guidance Services

6164.2
Identification of Individuals for Special Education

6164.4 2/14/2013
Student Study Teams

6164.5
Identification and Education Under Section 504

6164.6
Chapter I Programs

6171
Identification of Gifted and Talented Students 

6172 10/26/2004
Education for Homeless Children

6173 5/27/2003
Education for Foster Youth

6173.1 6/23/2011
Education for Students of Limited English Proficiency

6174
Migrant Children Program

6175
Weekend/Saturday Classes

6176
Summer School

6177
Vocational Education

6178
Work Experience Education

6178.1
Child Care and Development Programs

6179
Home and Hospital Instruction

6183
Continuation Education

6184
Evaluation of the Instructional Program

6190
Criteria for Evaluation of Consolidated Programs

6191
Adult/Continuing Education 

6200 12/7/2004
Series 7000 – NEW CONSTRUCTION



Concepts and Roles

7000
Planning (Master Plans)

7100
Facilities Master Plan

7110
Participation in Planning

7120
Site Selection and Development

7150
Relations with the City/County Regarding Land Development

7151
Designing



Site Selection and Development (Environment Impact Considerations)

7220
Financing



Methods of Financing

7310
Series 9000 – BOARD BYLAWS



Role of Board and Members (includes powers, purposes, duties)

9000 11/10/2011
Governance Standards

9005 6/14/2005
Public Statements

9010
Disclosure of Confidential/Privileged Information 

9011 6/14/2005
Organization

9100
Terms of Office

9110
President

9121
Secretary

9122
Clerk

9123
Attorney

9124 10/26/2006
Board Committees

9130
Board Representatives (includes negotiators, other representatives)

9140
Student Board Members

9150
Limits of Board Member Authority

9200 11/10/2011
Governing Board Elections

9220 3/9/2006
Resignation

9222
Filling Vacancies

9223 6/14/2005
Oath or Affirmation

9224
Orientation

9230
Development in Service

9240
Remuneration, Reimbursement, Other Benefits

9250 8/23/2012
Legal Protection

9260 6/14/2005
Conflict of Interest

9270 6/14/2007
Governance
Policy Manual

9310
Board Policies

9311
Board By laws

9312
Administrative Regulations

9313
Suspension of Policies, Bylaws, Administrative Regulations

9314
Meetings and Notices (includes posting requirements)

9320 9/13/2007
Closed Session Purposes and Agendas

9321 6/14/2005
Closed Session Conduct and Reports

9321.1
Agenda/Meeting Materials (includes construction, posting, advance delivery)

9322 1/11/2007
Meeting Conduct

9323 4/1/2014
Actions by the Board

9323.2 6/14/2005
Minutes and Recordings

9324
Board Self-Evaluation x0500

9400