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Table of Contents
Section Description Section Description
Section A Foundations and Basic Commitments Section G Personnel
Section B School Committee and Government Operations Section H Negotiations
Section C General School Administration Section I Instruction
Section D Fiscal Management Section J Students
Section E Support Services Section K School Community
Section F Facilities Development Section L Education Agency Relations

Section A
Foundations and Basic Commitments
AA School District Legal Status
AB The People and Their School District
AC Nondiscrimination
ACAB Sexual Harassment
AD Mission Statement
ADC Smoking on School Premises
ADDA Background Checks
ADF School District Wellness Program
AE Commitment to Accomplishment
Section B
Board Governance and Operations
BA School Committee Operational Goals
BB School Comittee Legal Status
BBA School Committee Powers and Duties
BBAA School Committee Member Authority
BBBA/BBBB School Committee Member Qualifications/Oath of Office
BBBC School Committee Member Resignation
BBBE Unexpired Term Fulfillment
BCA School Committee Member Ethics
BCB School Committee Member Conflicts of Interest
BDA School Committee Organizational Meeting
BDB School Committee Officers
BDC Appointed Committee Officials
BDD School Committee--Superintendent Relationship
BDE Subcommittees of the School Committee
BDFA School Councils
BDFA-E-1 School Improvement Plan
BDFA-E-2 Submission and Approval of the School Improvement Plan
BDFA-E-3 Conduct of School Council Business
BDG School Attorney
BE School Committee Meetings
BEC Executive Sessions
BEDH Public Participation at School Committee Meetings
BEE Special Procedures for Conducting Hearings
BG School Committee Policy Development
BGB Policy Adoption
BGC Policy Revision and Review
BGE Policy Dissemination
BHC School Committee--Staff Communications
BHE Use of Electronic Messaging By School Committee Members
BIA New School Committee Member Orientation
Section C
General School Administration
CA Administration Goals
CB School Superintendent
CBD Superintendent's Contract
CBI Evaluation of the Superintendent
CCB Line and Staff Relations
CE Administrative Councils, Cabinets, and Committees
CH Policy Implementation
CHD Administration in Policy Absence
CL Administrative Reports
CM School District Annual Report
Section D
Fiscal Management
DA Fiscal Management Goals
DB Annual Budget
DBD Budget Planning
DBG Budget Adoption Procedures
DBJ Budget Transfer Authority
DD Funding Proposals and Applications
DFD Gate Receipts and Admissions
DGA Authorized Signatures
DH Bonded Employees and Officers
DI Fiscal Accounting and Reporting
DIE Audits
DJ Purchasing
DJG Vendor Relations
DK Payment Procedures
DKC Expense Reimbursements
DM Cash in School Buildings
Section E
Support Services
EB Safety Program
EBAB Pest Management Policy
EBAD Fuel Efficient Vehicle Policy
EBB First Aid
EBC Emergency Plans
EBCD Emergency Closings
EC Buildings and Grounds Management
ECA Buildings and Grounds Security
ECAC Vandalism
EDC Authorized Use of School-Owned Materials
EEA School Bus Transportation Policy
EEAG Student Transportation in Private Vehicles
EEAJ Motor Vehicle Idling on School Grounds
EFC Free and Reduced Price Food Services
EFD Payment for Food Services
Section F
Facilities Development
FA Facilities Development Goals
FCB Retirement of Facilities
FF Naming New Facilities
Section G
GA Personnel Policies Goals
GBA Equal Employment Opportunity
GBEA Staff Ethics/Conflict of Interest
GBEB Staff Conduct
GBEBC Gifts to and Solicitations by Staff
GBEC Drug-Free Workplace Policy
GBED Tobacco Use on School Property By Staff Members
GBGB Staff Personal Security and Safety
GBJ Personnel Records
GBK Staff Complaints and Grievances
GBI Staff Participation in Political Activities
GCA Professional Staff Positions
GCBB Employment of Principals
GCBE Call Firefighter Service
GCCC Family and Medical Leave
GCF Professional Staff Hiring
GCG Substitute Professional Staff Employment
GCJ Professional Teacher Status
Section H
HA Negotiations Goals
HB Negotiations Legal Status
HF School Committee Negotiating Agents
Section I
IC/ICA School Year/School Calendar
ID School Day
IE Organization of Instruction
IGA Curriculum Development
IGD Curriculum Adoption
IHA Basic Instructional Program
IHAMA Parental Notification Relative to Sex Education
IHAMB Teaching About Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco
IHB Special Instructional Programs & Accommodations (Programs for Children with Special Needs)
IHBEA English Language Learners
IHBF Homebound Instruction
IHBG Home Schooling
IJ Instructional Materials
IJJ Textbook Selection and Adoption (Print and Digital)
IJK Supplementary Materials Selection and Adoption (Print and Digital)
IJL Library Materials Selection and Adoption
IJLA Library Resources
IJM Special Interest Materials Selection and Adoption
IJOA Field Trips/Excursions
IJND Network Access Policy
IJNDB, E Acceptable Use Policy Students
IJNDB Acceptable Use Policy Employees/Staff
IJNDC School and District Web Pages Policy
IJNDD Social Media Policy
IJOB Community Resource Persons/Speakers
IJOC School Volunteers
IK Student Progress Reports to Parents/Guardians
IKE Promotion and Retention of Students
IKF Graduation Requirements
IL Evaluation of Instructional Programs
IMA Teaching Activities/Presentations
IMB Teaching About Controversial Issues/Controversial Speakers
IMD School Ceremonies and Observances
IMG Animals in School
Section J
JB Equal Educational Opportunity
JBA Student-to-Student Harassment
JC Attendance Areas
JCA Assignment of Students to Schools
JEB School Entrance Age
JECC District Attendance Zone Waiver
JF School Admissions
JFAB Admission of Non-Resident Students
JFABC Admission of Transfer Students
JFABD Homeless Students: Enrollment Rights and Services
JFBB-1 School Choice
JH Student Absences and Excuses
JHD Exclusions and Exemptions from School Attendance
JI Student Rights and Responsibilities
JIB Student Involvement in Decision-Making
JIC Student Discipline
JICA Student Dress Code
JICE Student Publications
JICF Gang Activity/Secret Societies
JICFA Prohibition of Hazing
JICFB Bullying Prevention
JICG Tobacco Use by Students
JICH Drug and Alcohol Use by Students
JIE Pregnant Students
JIH Searches and Interrogations
JII Student Complaints and Grievances
JJ Co-Curricular and Extracurricular Activities
JJA Student Organizations
JJE Student Fundraising Activities
JJF Student Activity Accounts
JJIB Interscholastic Athletics
JJIBA Home Educated Students Participation in Interscholastic Athletics
JK Student Discipline
JKA Corporal Punishment
JKAA Physical Restraint of Students
JL Student Welfare
JLC Student Health Services and Requirements
JLCA Physical Examinations of Students
JLCB Inoculations of Students
JLCC Communicable Diseases
JLCD Administering Medicines to Students
JLD Guidance Program
JP Student Gifts and Solicitations
JQ Student Fees, Fines and Charges
JRA Student Records
JRD Student Photographs
Section K
School Community
KA School/Community Relations Goals
KBA School/Parent Relations Goals
KBBA Non-Custodial Parents' Rights
KBE Relations with Parent Organizations
KCD Public Gifts to the Schools
KDB Public's Right to Know
KDD News Media Relations/News Releases
KE Public Complaints
KF Community Use of School Facilities
Regulations and Fee Schedule Concerning 
Use of Dartmouth School Facilities (Including Grounds) 
KHA Public Solicitations in the Schools
KHB Advertising in the Schools
KI Visitors to the Schools
KJA Relations with Booster Organizations
KLG Relations with Police Authorities
KLJ Relations with Planning Authorities
KLK Relations with Local Governmental Authorities
Section L
Education Agency Relations
LA Education Agency Relations Goals
LB Relations with Other Schools and School Districts
LDA Student Teaching and Internships