Policies

S

Sabbatical Leaves, see "Leaves"

Safety

Safety Program

School Bus Safety Program

Staff Health and Safety

Student Safety

Student Safety Patrols

Safety Program

First Aid

Salary Deductions

Salary Schedules

Professional Staff Salary Schedules

Support Staff Salary Schedules

Sales

Income From School Shop Sales and Services

Public Sales on School Property

School Properties Disposal

Sales Calls and Demonstrations

Sanctions, use "Impasse Procedures"

Sanitation, use "Food Sanitation Program" or "Buildings and Grounds Maintenance," as appropriate

Schedules

Budget Deadlines and Schedules

Payday Schedules

Professional Staff Time Schedules

Scheduling for Instruction

School Bus Scheduling and Routing

Student Schedules and Course Loads

Support Staff Time Schedules

Scheduling for Instruction

Scholarships, use "Student Awards and Scholarships"

School Admissions

School Attendance Areas

School Board Attorney

School Board:  The user of the OPS/OSBA policy classification system will, of course, employ the appropriate term as supplied by statutes or local usage in reference to the governing board.  The term "School Board" is used in this system and in this index in the generic sense as a synonym for "Board of Education," "Board of Directors," "Board of Trustees," and as used in some New England States—"School Committee."  See also "Board."

School Board Conferences, Conventions and Workshops

School Board Elections

School Board Governance and Operation

School Board Legal Status

School Board Legislative Program

School Board Meetings

School Board Member Ethics

School Board Memberships

School Board Negotiating Powers and Duties

School Board Powers and Duties

School Boards Associations, use "School Board Memberships" or "Liaison with School Boards Associations"

School Board Work Sessions and Retreats

School Building Administration

School Bus Conduct, use "Student Conduct on School Buses"

School Bus Maintenance

School Bus Program, use "Student Transportation Services"

School Bus Safety Program

School Bus Scheduling and Routing

School Bus Uses, use "Special Use of School Buses"

School Calendar

School Committee, see "School Board"

School Camps

School Census

School Ceremonies and Observances

School-Community Relations

School-Community Relations Goals

School-Community Relations Priority Objectives

School Day

School Directories, see "Directories"

School District Annual Report

School District Goals and Objectives

School District Legal Status

School Fairs

School Libraries

School Lunch Service, use "Food Services Management"

School Nurses, see "Job Descriptions"

School-Owned Lands, use "Revenues from School-Owned Real Estate"

School-Owned Vehicles, Use of

School Physician, use "Student Health Services and Requirements," if appropriate; also see "Job Descriptions"

School Properties Disposal

School Seal, see "Insignia"

School Shop Sales and Services, use "Income from School Shop Sales and Services"; break out descriptors under that term as needed for particular shops

School-Sponsored Information Media

School Stores, break out a new descriptor in the ED sequence if store is operated by school; break out a new descriptor in IGD sequence if store is operated by a student organization; if the store is operated as part of a career-technical program, use "Income from School Shop Sales and Services"

School Superintendent, see also "Superintendent"

School Telephone Service, use "Telephone Services"

School Trustees, see "School Board"

School Volunteers

School Year

Science Education, use "Basic Instructional Program" or break out a new descriptor in the IGA sequence

Scope of Negotiations

Seal, see "Insignia"

Secondary School Curriculum, see "Basic Instructional Program" or break out new descriptor in IGA sequence

Secret Societies, see also "Gangs"

Secretary to the Board, use "Board Officers" or "Appointed Board Officials"

Security, use "Buildings and Grounds Security"

Selection and Adoption of Textbooks

Selection and Adoption of Library Materials

Selection of Architect

Self-Contained Classes, use "Instructional Arrangements"

Semester, use "School Year"

Semester Credit Hour, use "Graduation Requirements"

Senior Citizens, break out a new descriptor in the KG sequence for an overall statement on privileges extended senior citizens for special statements on property tax deductions, use "Revenues from Local Tax Sources," on free admissions to school events use "Free Admissions," on use of school buses use "Special Use of School Buses," for food services for the elderly use "Food Services Management," for free admission to adult education courses use "Adult Education"; as necessary break out new descriptors under the above terms

Seniority

Professional Staff Seniority

Support Staff Seniority

Service Animals, use "Animals in the Schools"

Service Charges, use "Rentals and Services Charges"; but for fee schedule related to public use of school facilities, use "Community Use of School Facilities"

Severance Pay

Sex Education

Sex Offenders, Notification About

Sexual Harassment

Shared Services

Sick Leave, see "Leaves"

Signatures on Checks, use "Authorized Signatures"

Sinking Fund, use "Types of Funds"

Site Acquisition Procedure

Site Plans and Specifications

Slowdowns, use "Staff Job Actions"

Smoking

Smoking by Students/Use or Possession of Tobacco Products

Smoking on District Property at Public Functions

Smoking on District Property by Staff Members

Snow Days, use "Emergency Closings"

Social Events, use "Student Social Events"

Social Networking, use "Staff-Student Relations

Social Services, use as appropriate "Student Social Services," "Relations with Private Social Service Organizations" or "Relations with Welfare  Authorities"

Social Studies, use "Basic Instructional Program" or break out a new  descriptor in the IGA sequence

Solicitations

Public Solicitations in the Schools

Staff Gifts and Solicitations

Student Gifts and Solicitations

Sororities, use "Secret Societies"

Sound Control, break out a new descriptor under "Construction Plans and Specifications" or "Accident Prevention and  Safety Procedures" as appropriate

Speaker Services

Special Board Meetings

Special Education, use "Special Instructional Programs and Accommodations" and Subcategories; also see " Students with Disabilities"

Special Information

Special Instructional Programs and Accommodations

Special Interest Materials

Special Procedures for Conducting Hearings

Special Programs Administration

Special Use of School Buses

Specifications

Construction Plans and Specifications

Educational Specifications

Equipment Plans and Specifications

Facilities Development Plans and Specifications

Site Plans and Specifications

Spokesperson for the Board, use "News Releases" and "News Conferences and Interviews"

Sports, use "Interscholastic Athletics"

Sports and Special Events News Coverage

Staff Assistants to the Board, use "Board Staff Assistants"

Staff Attendance Accounting, see "Time Schedules"

Staff Communications with the Board, use "Board-Staff Communications"

Staff Complaints and Grievances

Staff Conduct

Staff Conflict of Interest

Staff Dress and Grooming

Staff Ethics

Staff Funds Management

Staff Gifts and Solicitations

Staff Health and Safety

Staff Insurance Program, see "Fringe Benefits"

Staff Involvement in Decision-making

Staff Orientation to New Facilities

Staff Participation in Community Activities

GBG    Staff Participation in Political Activities

Staff Protection, use "Staff Health and Safety"

Staff Residency Requirements, use as appropriate "Recruitment and Appointment of the Superintendent," "Professional Staff Hiring" and/or "Support Staff Hiring"

Staff Rights and Responsibilities, break out new descriptor in GBC sequence if general statement of rights and responsibilities is desired to supplement statements of rights which pertain to numerous policies and statements of responsibilities which appear in job descriptions

Staff-Student Relations

Staff Transportation, use "Business and Personnel Transportation Services"

Staggered Sessions, use "School Day" or "Scheduling for Instruction"

State

Relations with State Governmental Authorities

Revenues from State Tax Sources

State and Federal Aid Eligibility Determination, use "Funding Proposals and Applications"

State and Federal Programs Administration

State Education Agency Relations

State Aid, use "Revenues from State Tax Sources"

State and Federal Programs Administration

State Education Agency Relations

Stores, see "School Stores"

Strikes, use "Work Stoppage" or "Student Demonstrations and Strikes"

Student Absences and Excuses

Student Achievement, use "Academic Achievement"

Student Activities, use "Cocurricular and Extracurricular Programs" and appropriate subcategories

Student Activities Fees

Student Activities Funds Management

Student Admissions, use "School Admissions" and appropriate subcategories

Student Adviser to the School Board, use "Student Involvement in Decision-making"

Student Aid Programs

Student Attendance

Student Attendance Accounting

Student Automobile Use

Student Awards and Scholarships

Student Bicycle Use

Student Clubs, use "Student Organizations"

Student Complaints and Grievances

Student Conduct (Zero Tolerance)

Student Conduct on School Buses

Student Conferences

Student Demonstrations and Strikes

Student Discipline

Student Dismissal Precautions

Student Dress Code

Student Drug Abuse

Student Due Process Rights

Student Exchange Program, use "Admission of Exchange Students"

Student Expulsion

Student Fees, Fines and Charges

Student Fund-Raising Activities

Student Gifts and Solicitations

Student Government

Student Health Services and Requirements

Student Insurance Program

Student Involvement in Decision Making

Student Organizations

Student Performances

Student Photographs, break out new descriptor in Section J

Student Policies Goals

Student Policies Priority Objectives

Student Progress Reports to Parents

Student Psychological Services

Student Publications

Student Records

Student Rights and Responsibilities

Students

Student Safety

Student Safety and Assault Prevention

Student Safety Patrols

Student Schedules and Course Loads

Student School Board, use "Advisory Committees to the Board" or "Student Involvement in Decision Making"

Student Social Events

Student Social Services

Students of Legal Age

Student-Staff Relations, use "Staff-Student Relations"

Student Surveys

Student Suspension

Student-Teacher Ratio, use "Class Size"

Student Teaching and Internships

Student Transfers, use "Assignment of Students to Schools" or other appropriate subcategories in the JEC sequence

Student Transportation in Private Vehicles

Student Transportation Insurance

Student Transportation Records and Reports

Student Transportation Services

Student Use of Electronic Equipment

Student Volunteers for School and Public Service

Student Welfare

Student Wellness Program

Student Withdrawal from School (Loss of Driving Privileges)

Substitutes

Arrangements for Professional Staff Substitutes

Arrangements for Support Staff Substitutes

Part-Time and Substitute Professional Staff Employment

Part-Time and Substitute Support Staff Employment

Temporary Administrative Arrangements

Substitute Teachers, use descriptors immediately above as appropriate; also see "Job Descriptions"

Summer Program Administration

Summer Schools

Superintendent

Board-Superintendent Relationship

Evaluation of the the Superintendent

Qualifications and Duties of the Superintendent

Recruitment and Appointment of Superintendent

School Superintendent

Superintendent's Compensation and Benefits

Superintendent's Contract

Superintendent's Consulting Activities

Superintendent's Contract

Superintendent's Development Opportunities

Superintendent's Retirement

Superintendent's Role in Negotiations

Superintendent's Termination of Employment

Superintendent's Annual Report, use "School District Annual Report"

Superintendent's Compensation and Benefits

Superintendent's Consulting Activities

Superintendent's Contract

Superintendent's Development Opportunities

Superintendent, Incapacity of the

Superintendent's Retirement

Superintendent's Role in Negotiations

Superintendent's Termination of Employment

Supervision of Professional Staff

Supervision of Students

Supervision of Support Staff

Supervisors, see "Job Descriptions"

Supplementary Materials Selection and Adoption

Supplementary Pay

Professional Staff Supplemental Contracts

Support Staff Pupil Activity Contracts

Support Services

Support Services Goals

Support Services Priority Objectives

Support Staff

Support Staff Assignments and Transfers

Support Staff Contracts and Compensation Plans

Support Staff Development Opportunities

Support Staff Extra Duty

Support Staff Fringe Benefits

Support Staff Hiring

Support Staff Leaves and Absences

Support Staff Meetings

Support Staff Merit System

Support Staff Orientation

Support Staff Positions

Support Staff Probation and Tenure

Support Staff Promotions

Support Staff Recruiting

Support Staff Salary Schedules

Support Staff Seniority

Support Staff Pupil Activity Contracts

Support Staff Termination of Employment

Support Staff Time Schedules

Support Staff Vacations and Holidays

Support Staff Visitations and Conferences

Support Staff Work Load

Surety Bonds, use "Bonded Employees and Officers"

Surplus

School Properties Disposal

Use of Surplus Commodities

Use of Surplus Funds

Surveillance Cameras, use "Buildings and Grounds Security"

Surveys, Student

Suspension

In-School Suspension, use "Student Suspension" or break out a new descriptor under that term

Student Suspension

Suspension and Dismissal of Professional Staff Members

Suspension and Dismissal of Support Staff Members

Suspension of Policies

Suspension of Rules of Order

Suspension and Dismissal of Professional Staff Members

Suspension and Dismissal of Support Staff Members

Suspension of Policies

Suspension of Rules of Order

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