Baccalaureate Services, use "Graduation Exercises"
Band and Orchestra Performances, use "Student Performances"
Band Instruments Maintenance, use "Maintenance and Control of Instructional Materials" or break out a new descriptor under that term
Band Uniforms, use "Student Fees, Fines, and Charges," if appropriate, or break out a new descriptor under "Student Performances"
Banking, use as appropriate "Depository of Funds," "Staff Funds Management," or "Student Activities Funds Management"; for a student banking program break out a new descriptor in Section J
Bank of Deposit, use "Depository of Funds"
Bargaining, use "Negotiations"
Bargaining Agent, use "Board Negotiating Agents"
Basic Education, use as appropriate "Adult Basic Education" or "Basic Instructional Program"; a new descriptor in the IGA sequence can be broken out for a special statement on "the basics"
Behavior Code, use "Student Conduct" and/or appropriate subcategories
Bible Readings, use "School Ceremonies and Observances" or "Teaching about Religion"
Bicycles, use "Student Bicycle Use"
Bill Payment Authorization, use "Payment Procedures"
Black Studies, break out a new descriptor in IGA sequence
Board Annual Meeting, use "Board Organizational Meeting"
Board Approval for Purchasing, use "Purchasing Authority"
Board Attorney, use "School Board Attorney"
Board Candidate Orientation, break out new descriptor under "New Board Member Orientation"
Board Chairman, use "Board Officers"
Boarding School Students, if special policies are required, break out new descriptor in Section J
Board Liaisons, use "Board Committees" or break out new descriptor under that term
Board Meetings, use "School Board Meetings"
Board Member Term of Office, use "School Board Legal Status"
Board of Directors, see "School Board"
Board of Education, see "School Board"
Board of Trustees, see "School Board"
Board President, use "Board Officers"
Board Records, use "Public's Right to Know" if appropriate; also see "Records"; if no descriptor offered fits the content, break out a new descriptor in Section B.
Board Secretary, use "Board Officers" or "Appointed Board Officials"
Board Treasurer, use "Board Officers" or "Appointed Board Officials"
Board Campaigns, see "For Issues"
Bond Issues, use as appropriate "Bond Campaigns," "Facilities Capitalization Program," and/or "Taxing and Borrowing Authority/Limitations"
Book Complaints, use "Public Complaints about the Curriculum or Instructional Materials"
Book Fairs, if school-sponsored use "School Fairs"; if a function of a parent organization, use "Relations with Parent Organizations" or break out a new descriptor under that term
Book Stores, see "School Stores"
Boycotts, use "Staff Job Actions"
Breakfast Program, use "Food Services Management" or "Free and Reduced Price Foods Services," as appropriate
Bring Your Own Technology Program
Budget Reconciliation, use "Budget Transfer Authority"
Budget Transfer Authority
Building Committees, if construction projects are involved, break out in the FB sequence; if staff advisory committee on a school's operations, use "Staff Involvement in Decision-making"; if a general lay advisory committee for a school, use "Advisory Committees to the Board"
Building Funds, use "Types of Funds" or an appropriate subcategory in the DB sequence; if special funds obtained through gifts, use "Grants from Private Sources"
Building Plaques, use "Names on Building Plaques"
Bulletin Board Use, depending on whether use involves staff, students, or public, break out a new descriptor in sections G, J, or K; if use involves a staff negotiating unit, use "Privileges of Staff Negotiating Organizations"
Bullying, use "Hazing and Bullying (Harassment, Intimidation and Dating Violence)
Burglar Alarms, use "Warning Systems"
Bus Driver Authority, use "Student Conduct on School Buses", also see "Job Descriptions"
Business Manager, see "Job Descriptions"
Bus Safety Inspection, use "School Bus Safety Program"
Bylaws, see "Policies"; school board bylaws are treated as policies in the OPS/OSBA policy classification system