School Board - Policies

Due to the transition to a new website platform providing viewers with greater access and searchability, policies in the Kearsarge Regional School District are located in one of two areas within this website:

  1. School Board Policies  - All policies newly adopted by the Board after August 1, 2018 are located in a searchable formatClick on each policy title to review the policy.
  2. School Board Policy Archives  - If you are looking for a policy and do not find it in the searchable section noted above, the remainder of the District policies adopted prior to August 1, 2018, and which remain active, are located in the Policy Archives linked to this title in RED  (Please note that these .PDF documents offer limited searchability).

General Information:

School Board policies define, guide, and direct the practices and expectations for the Kearsarge School District.  A policy with an asterisk (*) after the title denotes that an accompanying procedure (resource) can be found in the “Resource” section after Section L.

Section A: Foundations and Basic Commitments

Section A of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system is a repository for statements related to the district's legal role in providing public education and the underlying principles on which the district operates. The policies in this section provide a setting for all of the school boards other policies.

A Policies:


ADB-GBEC - Drug Free Workplace & Drug Free Schools

Section B: Board Governance and Operations

Section B of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system is a repository for statements about the school board - how it is elected, organized; how it conducts its meetings and operates. This section includes bylaws and policies establishing the board's internal operating procedures.

B Policies:


BEDB - Agenda Preparation and Dissemination

Section C: General School Administration

Section C of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements about the school district management, the administrative structure, and school building and departmental administration. It also is the location for personnel policies that pertain to one individual - the superintendent.

C Policies:

Section D: Fiscal Management

Section D of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements concerning district fiscal affairs and the management of district funds. Statements relating to the financing of school construction, however, are filed in the F (Facilities Development) section.

D Policies:
 

DAF-1 - Administration of Federal Grants - Allowability

DAF-2 - Cash Management

DAF-3 - Procurement

DAF-4 - Food Services

DAF-5- Conflict of Interest

DAF-6- Inventory Management

DAF-7- Travel Reimbursement

DAF-8- Certifications

DAF-9- Time Effort Reporting

DAF-10 - Compensation and Grant Reconcilliation

DJ- Purchasing

DJE- Bidding Requirements

DJEA- School Food Authority Code of Conduct

Section E: Support Services

Section E of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements on noninstructional services and programs, including most of those that fall in the area of business management such as safety, buildings and their management (not construction), transportation, and food services.

E Policies:


EHAB - Data Governance and Security

EHB- Data-Records Retention

Section F: Facilities Development

Section F of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements on school construction, remodeling and modernizing temporary facilities, and facilities retirement plans.  There are currently no policies in this category.

F Policies:

 

Section G: Personnel

Section G of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for personnel policies. This section has three main subdivisions: subsection GB presents policy topics that pertain to all employees; subsection GC is for policies that pertain to professional personnel, including administrators, who must hold educational certification by the state to serve in their position; subsection GD is for policies pertaining to all other personnel.

G Policies:


GBCD - Background Investigation Criminal Records Check

GBEA - Staff Ethics

GBEF - School District Internet Access for Staff

GCQB - Exit Interviews


Section H: Negotiations

Section H of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements pertaining to the process of negotiating with staff units recognized by the school board.  There are currently no policies in this category.

H Policies:

 

Section I: Instruction

Section I of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements on the instructional program: basic programs, special programs, activities programs, instructional resources, academic achievement.

I Policies:


IK - Earning of Credit

IKE - Promotion and Retention of Students

IKF - High School Graduation

ILBA - Assessment of Educational Programs

ILBAA - High School Graduation Competencies

IHAM - Health Education and Exemption From Instruction

IHCD - Advanced Coursework / Advanced Placement

IMBD - High School Credit for 7th-8th Grade Coursework

Section J: Students

Section J of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements concerning students - admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline, health, and welfare services. However, all policies pertaining to the curriculum, instruction of students, and extracurricular programs are filed in the I (Instruction) section.

J Policies:


JBAC - Student Physical Privacy

JBAD - Pronoun Policy

JEB - Age of Entrance

JICFA - Hazing

JICL - School District Internet Access for Students

JJA - Student Activities

JLC - Student Health Services

JLCB - Immunizations

JLF - Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

JRA - Student Records and Access
 

Section K: School-Community Relations

Section K of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements on relations with the general public and with other community and public agencies except for other educational agencies and groups.

K Policies:

 

Section L: Education Agency Relation

Section L of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements which concern the district's relationship with other education agencies - other school districts, regional or service districts, private schools, colleges and universities, educational research organizations, and state and national education agencies.

L Policies:

 

Resources:


EHAB- R - Data Governance and Security Procedure

EHB-R - Data-Records Retention Procedure

GCQB-R - Exit Interviews Procedure

IKF-R - High School Graduation Procedure

IHAM- R - Health Education and Exemption From Instruction Procedure

ILBA- R - Assessment of Educational Programs Procedure

JLC-R - Health Services Procedure

JICL-R / GBEF-R - School District Internet Access for Students Procedure / School District Internet Access for Staff Procedure