School Board Policies

Section 1: School District Organization

Section 2: Board of Education

Section 3: General School Administration

Section 4: Operational Services

Section 5: Personnel

General Personnel

5:10 - Equal Employment Opportunity and Minority Recruitment
5:15 - Nepotism
5:17 - Fraternization
5:20 -Workplace Harassment Prohibited
5:30 - Hiring Process and Criteria
5:35 - Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act
5:40 - Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease
5:50 - Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace; Tobacco Prohibition
5:60 - Expenses
5:70 - Religious Holidays
5:80 - Court Duty
5:90 - Abused and Neglected Child Reporting
5:100 - Staff Development Program
5:110 - Recognition for Service
5:120 - Employee Ethics; Conduct; and Conflict of Interest
5:125 - Personal Technology and Social Media; Usage and Conduct
5:130 - Responsibilities Concerning Internal Information
5:136 - Employee Websites, Blogs, Social Networking and other Web 2.0 Technologies
5:140 - Solicitations by or from Staff
5:150 - Personnel Records
5:170 - Copyright
5:180 - Temporary Illness or Temporary Incapacity
5:185 - Family and Medical Leave

Professional Personnel

5:190 - Teacher Qualifications
5:200 - Terms and Conditions of Employment and Dismissal
5:210 - Resignations and Retirement
5:220 - Substitute Teachers
5:230 - Maintaining Student Discipline
5:240 - Suspension
5:250 - Leaves of Absence
5:260 - Student Teachers

Educational Support Personnel

5:270 - Employment At-Will, Compensation, and Assignment
5:280 - Duties and Qualifications
5:285 - Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers
5:290 - Employment Termination and Suspensions
5:300 - Schedules and Employment Year
5:310 - Compensatory Time-Off and Overtime
5:320 - Evaluation
5:330 - Sick Days, Vacation, Holidays and Leaves

Section 6: Instruction

Philosophy and Goals

6:15 - School Accountability

Educational Calendar and Organization

6:20 - School Year Calendar and Day
6:30 - Organization of Instruction

Curriculum

6:40 - Curriculum Development
6:50 - School Wellness
6:60 - Curriculum Content
6:65 - Student Social and Emotional Development
6:70 - Teaching about Religions
6:80 - Teaching about Controversial Issues
6:90 - Kindergarten
6:100 - Using Animals in the Educational Program

Special Programs

6:110 - Programs for Students at Risk of Academic Failure and/or Dropping Out of School and Graduation Incentives Program
6:120 - Education of Children with Disabilities
6:121 - Tape Recording of IEP Meetings
6:130 - Program for the Gifted
6:140 - Education of Homeless Children
6:145 - Migrant Students
6:150 - Home and Hospital Instruction
6:160 - English Language Learners
6:170 - Title I Programs
6:180 - Extended Instructional Programs
6:185 - Remote Educational Program
6:190 - Extracurricular and Co-Curricular Activities

Instructional Resources

6:210 - Instructional Materials
6:230 - Library Media Program
6:235 - Access to Electronic Networks Code of Conduct for Electronic Network Access
6:240 - Field Trips
6:250 - Community Resource Persons and Volunteers
6:255 - Assemblies and Ceremonies
6:260 - Complaints about Curriculum, Instructional Materials, and Programs

Guidance and Counseling

6:270 - Guidance and Counseling Program

Achievement

6:280 - Grading and Promotion
6:300 - Graduation Requirements
6:310 - High School Credit for Non-District Experiences; Course Substitutions; Re-entering Students
6:315 -High School Credit for Students in Grades 7 or 8
6:320 - High School Credit for Proficiency
6:340 - Student Testing and Assessment Program

Section 7: Students

Equity

7:10 - Equal Educational Opportunities
7:15 - Student and Family Privacy Rights
7:20 - Harassment of Students Prohibited

Assignment and Admission

7:30 - Student Assignment and Intra-District Transfer
7:40 - Nonpublic School Students, Including Parochial and Home-Schooled Students
7:50 - School Admissions and Student Transfers to and from Non-District Schools
7:60 - Residence

Attendance

7:70 - Attendance and Truancy
7:80 - Release Time for Religious Instruction/Observance
7:90 - Release during School Hours
7:100 - Health, Eye and Dental Examinations, Immunizations, and Exclusion of Students

Rights and Responsibilities

7:130 - Student Rights and Responsibilities
7:140 - Search and Seizure
7:150 - Agency and Police Interviews
7:160 - Student Appearance
7:170 - Vandalism
7:180 - Prevention of and Response to Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment
7:185 - Teen Dating Violence Prohibited
7:190 - Student Behavior
7:200 - Suspension Procedures
7:210 - Expulsion Procedures
7:220 - Bus Conduct
7:230 - Misconduct by Students with Disabilities
7:240 - Conduct Code for Participants in Extracurricular Activities

WelfareServices

7:250 - Student Support Services
7:260 - Exemption from Physical Education
7:270 - Administering Medicines to Students
7:280 - Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease
7:285 - Food Allergy Management Program

Activities

7:300 - Extracurricular Athletics
7:305 - Student Athlete Concussions and Head Injuries
7:310 - Restrictions on School Sponsored Publications and Media,Elementary School
7:315 - Restrictions on School Sponsored Publications and Media; High School
7:325 - Student Fundraising Activities
7:330 - Student Use of Buildings - Equal Access

Records

7:340 - Student Records

Section 8: Community Relations

A paper copy of the Dunlap Community School District 323 Board Policy Manual is maintained in the District Office located at 3020 W. Willow Knolls Rd., Peoria, IL 61614.  These policies are regularly reviewed and may be changed at any time at the sole discretion of the Board of Education and/or the Superintendent, subject only to mandatory collective bargaining requirements.  If you have any questions regarding board policies, you may contact the District Office at (309) 691-3955.