Policies

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  • Policies Pending:  The policies are currently under review by the Board of Education.
  • Section A: Foundations and Basic Commitments
    • Section A of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the district’s local role in providing public education and the basic principles underlying school board governance.  These policies provide a setting for all of the school board’s other policies and regulations.
  • Section B: School 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.
  • Section C: General School Administration
    • Section C of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on school management, administrative organization, and school building and department administration - including the administrative aspect of special programs and system-wide reforms such as school or site-based management.  It also houses personnel policies on the superintendent, senior administrators (management team) and school principals.  All phases of policy implementation - procedures or regulations are properly located in this section.
  • Section D: Fiscal Management
    • Section D of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on school finances and the management of funds.  Policies on the financing of school construction and renovation, however, are filed in Section F, Facilities Development.
  • Section E: Support Services
    • Section E of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations and exhibits on non-instructional services and programs, particularly those on business management such as safety, building and grounds management, office services, transportation, and food service.
  • Section F:  Facilities Planning and Development
    • Section F of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations and exhibits on facility planning, financing, construction and renovation.  It also includes the topics of temporary facilities, school closings, bond campaigns and naming facilities.
  • Section G: Personnel
    • Section G of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations and exhibits on all school employees except for the superintendent (policies on the school chief are located in Section C, General Administration).  The category is divided into three main divisions:  GB has policies applying to all school employees or to general personnel maters; GC refers to instructional and administrative staff and GD refers to support or classified staff.
  • Section I: Instruction
    • Section I contains policies, regulations and exhibits on the instructional program.  This section covers basic curricular subjects, special programs, instructional resources and academic achievement.  It includes policies about the school year, school day, grading, graduation requirements, home schooling, school library and media center, textbook selection and adoption, field trips, teaching methods and school ceremonies.
  • Section J: Students
    • Section J of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on students -- admission, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline, health and welfare, and school-related activities.
  • Section K: School Community Home Relations
    • Section K of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on parent and community involvement in schools.  Except for policies concerning education agencies, statements on public sector relations with the school district are located in this section, too. 
  • Section L:  Education Agency Relations
    • Section L of the EPS/NBSA classification system contains policies, regulations and exhibits on the school district's relationship with other education agencies - including other school system.