DYRSD Policies

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Policy Manual

Table of Contents

By-Laws

School Committee

- School Committee and Superintendent-Roles and Responsibilities
- Regional School District Agreement Between The Towns of Dennis and Yarmouth (Revised 9/06)

Policies:

I. Governance and General Operations

- Counsel, Services of

- Non-Discrimination

- Public Participation at School Committee Meetings

- Safe Schools

- Safety Precautions

- Developmental Activities

- Goals and Self Evaluation

- Member Authority

- Member Ethics

- New School Committee Member Orientation

- Responsibilities

- Sub-Committees

- School Council Advisory Guidelines

- Naming Facilities

- Purchasing of Recycled Products

- Taxpayer I.D. Number Use

- Energy Management Conservation

- Energy Conservation Guidelines

- School Committee-Superintendent Relationship

- School Committee-Staff Communications

- Emergency Plans

- Identification Badges

- Cell Phones and Portable Communication Devices

- Security

- Late and Overnight School Sponsored Travel

- School/Parent, School/Parent Organization, and School/Community Relations

- Policy Dissemination

- Federal Funds, Supplement not Supplant

- Automated External Defibrillator, Use of

- Negotiations

- Wellness Policy

- Bullying and Harrassment Procedures

- Cyber Bullying

- Bullying and Prevention Intervention

- Bullying Reporting Form

- School Uniforms

- Use of Service Animals

- Concussion and Head Injuries

II. Students

- Age, Evidence of

- Administration of Medication

- AIDS, Medical Policy Guidelines

- Assignment of Pupils

- Attendance

- Grading and Promotion of Pupils

- Enrollment Eligibility

- Equal Educational Opportunities

- Grouping

- Hazing

- Notices Sent Home

- Public Appearances by Students

- Releasing Children from School

- Student Activity Agency Accounts

- Substance Abuse

- Transportation of Students

- Parents/Others Using Automobiles for Transportation of Students

- Restraint of Students

- School Choice

- Potassium Iodide – Stockpiling and Distributions and Procedures

- Student Dress Code

- Medications, Administration of

- Homeless Students: Enrollment Rights and Services

- Student Discipline

- Life Threatening Allergies

III. Instructions

- Athletics

- Curriculum

- Field Trips

- Graduation Requirements

- Home Education Plans

- Homework

- Human Sexuality Education Curriculum

Instruction

- Evaluation of Instruction

- Materials Selection and Review

- Old or Outdated Books

- Guidelines for Private Instruction

- Curriculum Development, Adoption and Implementation

- Observation of Special Education Programs

IV. Staff - 400

- Principals, Working Guidelines

- School Property, Care of

- Superintendent, Evaluation of

- Staff Conduct

- C.O.R.I. Requirements and Procedures

- Bus Driver Examination and Training

- Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers

V. Facilities & Maintenance

- Pest Management

VI. Finance

- Fund Raising

- Funding Proposals and Applications

- Fiscal Management Goals

- Annual Budgets

- Budget-Apportionment of Expenses

- Budget Transfer Authority

- Funding Proposals and Applications

- Authorized Signatures

- Bonded Employees and Officers

- Fiscal Accounting and Reporting

- Audits

- Purchasing

- Bidding Requirements

- Vendor Relations

- Payment Procedures

- Disposal of Surplus Vehicles and Equipment

VII. Community, Town Govt. and Media Relations

- Ballot Questions, Use of District Resources

- Campaign Activities

- Citizen Advisory Committees

- Gifts and Donations

- Newspapers and Other News Media

- School Visits

- Town Departments and Community Agencies, Participation and Cooperation

- Volunteer

- Non-Custodial Parents' Rights

- Community Use of School Facilities

VIII. Other Policies

- Liability for Damage and Losses

- Materials, Distribution of

- Research