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School Board Policies

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SECTION A: Foundations and Basic Commitments

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Section A of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the district's legal 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

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Section B of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the School Board - how it is appointed or elected; how it is organized; how it conducts meetings, and how the board operates. This section includes bylaws and policies establishing the Board's internal operating procedures.

SECTION C: General School Administration

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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 systemwide 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

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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

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Section E of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on noninstructional services and programs, particularly those on business management such as safety, building and grounds management, office services, transportation and food services.

SECTION F: Facilities Development

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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 and school closings.

Section G: Personnel

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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). This category is divided into three main divisions: GB has policies applying to all school employees or to general personnel matters; GC refers to instructional and administrative staff; and GD refers to support or classified staff.

SECTION H: Negotiations

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Section H of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the process of negotiating with bargaining units recognized by the school board and authorized under state law.

SECTION I: Instruction

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Section I of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the instructional program: basic curricular subjects; special programs, instructional resources, and academic achievement.

SECTION J: Students

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Section J of the NEPN/NSBA policy classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on students - admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline, health and welfare, and school-related activities.

SECTION K: School-Community Relations

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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

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Section L of the NEPN/NSBA policy classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the school districts relationship with other education agencies, including other school systems, regional or service districts, private schools, colleges and universities, education research organizations, and state and national education agencies.