2016-17 Fully Revised MSAD 58 Policy Book

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AC*              Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

ACAA*          Harassment and Sexual Harassment of Students

ACAA-R*       Harassment and Sexual Harassment of Students–Administrative Procedure

ACAB*          Harassment and Sexual Harassment of School Employees

ACAB-R*       Harassment and Sexual Harassment of School Employees–Administrative                                                  Procedure

ACAD*          Hazing

AD*              Educational Philosophy/Mission

ADA*            School District Goals and Objectives

ADAA*          School System Commitment to Standards for Ethical and Responsible Behavior

ADC*            Tobacco Use and Possession

ADC-R           Tobacco Use and Possession-Administrative Procedure

ADF*             School District Commitment to Learning Results

AEC               Accountability–Reporting to the Public



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BB                 School Board Legal Status

BBA               School Board Powers and Responsibilities

BBAA             Board Member Authority and Responsibilities

BBAB             School Board Self-Evaluation

BBBA             Board Member Qualifications

BBBB             Student Representatives to the Board

BBBB-R          Student Representatives to the Board-Regulations

BBBC             Board Member Resignations

BBBDA           Board-Declared Vacancy Caused by Absenteeism

BCA               School Board Member Code of Ethics

BCB               Board Member Conflict of Interest

BCC               Nepotism

BDA               Board Organizational Meeting

BDB               Board Officers

BDD               School Board-Superintendent Relationship

BDE               Board Standing Committees

BDF               Board Advisory Committees

BDG               School Attorney/Legal Services

BE                  School Board Meetings

BEA                School Board Use of Electronic Mail (E-Mail)

BEAB              Board/Student/Faculty Town Meeting

BEC                Executive Sessions

BEC-R             Executive Session Procedure

BEDA              Notification of Board Meetings

BEDB              Agenda

BEDBA            Agenda Format

BEDC              Quorum

BEDD              Rules of Order

BEDF              Voting Method

BEDFA            Abstentions

BEDG             Minutes

BEDH             Public Participation at Board Meetings

BEDI              Board Relations with the Media

BEDJ              Broadcasting/Taping of Board Meetings

BEDL              Adjournment of Board Meetings

BG                 School Board Policy

BG-R              Policy Adoption Procedure

BHC               Board Communications with Staff

BIA                New Board Member Orientation

BIB                Board Member Development Opportunities

BIC                Board Member Freedom of Access Training

BIC-E             Certification of Completion of Freedom of Access Training

BID                Board Member Compensation



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CB                   School Superintendent

CB-R               Superintendent Job Description

CBD                Superintendent’s Contract

CBI                 Evaluation of the Superintendent

CHCAA          Student and Employee Handbooks

CHD               Administration in the Absence of Policy



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DB                  Budget

DD                 Grants

DFF                Student Activity Funds

DJ                  Bidding/Purchasing Requirements

DJ-R               Federal Procurement Manual

DJH                Purchasing and Contracting: Procurement Staff Code of Conduct

DKC               Expense Reimbursement

DM                 Cash in Schools

DN                  School Properties Disposition



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EB                   Environmental and Safety Program

EBAA             Chemical Hazards

EBBB              Accident Reports

EBCA             Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan

EBCB              Emergency Evacuation Drills

EBCC              Bomb Threats

ECB                Pest Management in School Facilities and on School Grounds

EDB                Materials Lost or Damaged by Students or Staff

EEA                Student Transportation Services

EEAEAA          Drug and Alcohol Testing of School Bus Drivers

EEAEAA-R      Drug and Alcohol Testing of School Bus Drivers Administrative Procedure

EEAF              Special Use of Buses

EEBB              Use of Private Vehicles for School Business

EFC                 Free and Reduced Price Food Services

EFE                 Competitive Food Sales—Sales of Foods in Competition with the School Food Service Program

EGAD             Copyright Compliance

EGAD-R         Copyright Compliance Guidelines



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FA                   Facilities Development Goals/ Priority Objectives

FB                   Facilities Planning

FBA                Planning Advisors

FC                   Facilities Funding and Construction

FF                   Naming Facilities



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GAB               Job Descriptions

GBB                Staff Involvement in Decision Making

GBCC             Employee Use of Cell Phones

GBEB             Staff Conduct

GBEBB           Staff Conduct with Students

GBEC             Drug-Free Workplace

GBIA              Staff Participation in Political Activities

GBJ                 Personnel Records and Files

GBJC              Retention of Application Materials

GBN               Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)

GBN-R1         Family and Medical Leave Administrative Procedure

GBN-R2         Maine Family and Medical Leave Administrative Procedure

GBO               Family Care Leave

GCF                Professional Staff Hiring

GCFA             Employee Social Media Privacy

GCFA-E         Faculty Social Media Exhibit

GCFB             Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff

GCFB-R         Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff Administrative Procedure

GCI                 Professional Staff Development Opportunities

GCK               Professional Staff Assignments and Transfers

GCOA            Supervision and Evaluation of Professional Staff

GCOC             Evaluation of Administrative Staff

GCSA             Employee Computer and Internet Use

GDF                Support Staff Employment



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IGA                 Curriculum Development and Adoption

IHA                 Basic Instructional Program

IHBA              Individual Education Plans (IEPs)

IHBAA           Referral and Use of General Education Interventions

IHBAA-R       Referral and Use of General Education Interventions Administrative Procedure

IHBAC           Child Find

IHBAK           Life-Sustaining Emergency Care

IHBAL            Grievance Procedure for Persons with Disabilities

IHBEA            Program for Limited English Proficient Students

IHBG              Home Schooling

IJJ                   Instructional and Library Materials Selection

IJNDB            Student Computer and Internet Use and Internet Safety

IJNDBA-R     Student Computer and Internet Use Rules

IJNDC            School System Web Site/Web Pages

IJNDC-R        School System Web Site/Web Pages Administrative Procedure

IJOA               Field Trips and Other Student Travel

IJOAA            Field Trips: Eighth Grade End of Year Trip

IJOC               School Volunteers

IK                    Student Achievement/Evaluation of Student Achievement

IKAB              Report Cards/Progress Reports

IKB                 Homework

IKC                 Transcripts

IKE                 Promotion, Retention and Acceleration of Students

IKF                 Graduation Requirements

IKFF               MSAD 58 Multiple Pathways

IL                    Evaluation of Instruction Program

ILD                 Educational Research: Student Submission to Surveys, Analyses, or Evaluations

IMBB             Exemptions from Required Instruction

IMDB             Flag Policy

IMG                Animals in Schools

IMGA             Service Animals in Schools



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JEA                 Compulsory Attendance

JEAA              Student Attendance/Student Absences and Tardiness

JFAA              Admission of Resident Students

JFAB              Admission of Non-Resident Students

JFABD           Admission of Homeless Students

JFC                 Dropout Prevention—Student Withdrawal from School

JHB                 Truancy

JIC                  Student Code of Conduct

JICA               Student Dress

JICBA             Student Debts and Obligations

JICC                Student Conduct on School Buses

JICE                Student Self-Expression and Student Distribution of Literature

JICH               Drug and Alcohol Use by Students

JICIA              Weapons, Violence and School Safety

JICJ                 Student Use of Cell Phones and Other Electronic Devices

JICK               Bullying

JICK-R           Bullying Administrative Procedure

JICK-E1          MSAD #58 Bullying Report Form

JICK-E2          MSAD #58 Bullying Investigation an Response Form

JICK-E3          Bullying: Summary of Disciplinary and Remedial Actions

JIH                  Questioning and Searches of Students

JIH-R              Questioning and Searches of Students Administrative Procedure

JJ                     Student Clubs, Co/Extra Curricular Activities, Athletic Teams

JJE                  Student Fund-Raising Activities

JJI                   RSU 58/MSAD 58 Philosophy of Athletics

JJIB                 Interscholastic Sports

JJIBA              Elementary and Middle School Extra-Curricular Activity Eligibility

JJIBB              Squad Selection

JJIBC              Relationships with Booster’s

JJIF                 Management of Concussions and Other Head Injuries

JK                   Student Discipline

JKAA             Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion

JKAA-R         Physical Restraint and Seclusion – Administrative Procedure

JKD                Suspension of Students

JKE                 Expulsion of Students

JKE-R             Expulsion of Students Guidelines

JKF                 Suspension/Expulsion of Students with Disabilities

JKF-R             Suspension/Expulsion of Students with Disabilities Administrative Procedure

JL                    Student Wellness

JLCB               Immunization of Students

JLCC               Communicable/Infectious Diseases

JLCD              Administration of Medication to Students

JLCDA           Medical Marijuana in Schools

JLDBG           Reintegration of Students from Juvenile Correctional Facilities

JLF                  Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

JLF-R              Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect Administrative Procedure

JLF-E              Suspected Child Abuse/Neglect Report Form

JLIB                Student Dismissal Precautions

JQ                   Student Activity Fees

JRA                 Student Education Records

JRA-R             Student Education Records Administrative Procedure

JRA-E             Notification of Rights Under FERPA



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KBF                Parent Involvement in Title I

KCB                Community Involvement in Decision Making

KCD               Public Gifts/Donations to the Schools

KDB               Public’s Right to Know/Freedom of Access

KDD               Media Relations

KE                   Public Concerns and Complaints

KF                   Community Use of School Facilities

KHB               Advertising in the Schools

KI                    Visitors to the Schools

KLG                Relations with Law Enforcement Authorities