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School Board Policy

District 125 School Board Policy Manual

The Oglesby Public Schools District #125 Board of Education Policy Manual is provided at this location for public reference at any time. The following links provide access to the full Policy Manual. Policy references can also be found in the Parent-Teacher Handbook given out at registration. The Parent-Teacher Handbook can also be accessed on this website. For further information, please contact Superintendent Michael Pillion at 815-883-9297, ext. 115.

Board of Education Policy Manual
Section 1 - School District Organization
Section 2 - School Board
Section 3 - General School Administration
Section 4 - Operational Services
Section 5 - Personnel
Section 6 - Instruction
Section 7 - Students
Section 8 - Community Relations

Section 1 - School District Organization

1:10 - School District Legal Status

1:20 - District Organization, Operations, and Cooperative Agreements

1:30 - School District Philosophy

Section 2 - School Board

2:10 - School District Governance

2:20 - Powers and Duties of the School Board; Indemnification

2:30 - School District Elections

2:40 - Board Member Qualifications

2:50 - Board Member Term of Office

2:60 - Board Member Removal from Office

2:70 - Vacancies onthe School Board - Filling Vacancies

2:80 - Board Member Oath and Conduct

2:90 - Board Self-Evaluation

2:100 - Board Member Conflict of Interest

2:105 - Ethics and Gift Ban

2:110 - Qualifications, Term, and Duties of Board Officers

2:120 - Board Member Development

2:125 - Board Member Compensation; Expenses

2:130 - Board-Superintendent Relationship

2:140 - Communications to and from the Board

2:150 - Committees

2:160 - Board Attorney

2:170 - Procurement of Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Services

2:190 - Mailing Lists for Receiving Board Material

2:200 - Types of School Board Meetings

2:210 - Organizational School Board Meeting

2:220 - School Board Meeting Procedure

2:230 - Public Participation at School Board Meetings and Petitions to the Board

2:240 - Board Policy Development

2:250 - Access to District Public Records

2:260 - Uniform Grievance Procedure

2:265 Title IX Sexual Harassment Grievance Procedure

Section 3 - General School Administration

3:10 - Goals and Objectives

3:30 - Chain of Command

3:40 - Superintendent

3:50 - Administrative Personnel other than the Superintendent

3:60 - Administrative Responsibility of the Building Principal

3:70 - Succession of Authority

Section 4 - Operational Services

4:10 - Fiscal and Business Management

4:15 - Identity Protection

4:30 - Revenue and Investments

4:40 - Incurring Debt

4:45 - Insufficient Fund Checks and Debt Recovery

4:50 - Payment Procedures

4:55 - Use of Credit and Procurement Cards

4:60 - Purchases and Contracts

4:70 - Resource Conservation

4:80 - Accounting and Audits

4:90 - Activity Funds

4:100 - Insurance Management

4:110 - Transportation

4:120 - Food Services

4:130 - Free and Reduced - Price Food Services

4:140 - Waiver of Student Fees

4:150 - Facility Management and Building Programs

4:160 - Environmental Quality of Building and Grounds

4:170 - Safety

4:175 - Convicted Child Sex Offender; Screening; Notifications

4:180 - Pandemic Preparedness; Management; and Recovery

4:181 - Face Coverings

4:190 - Targeted School Violence Prevention Program

Section 5 - Personnel

5:10 - Equal Employment Opportunity and Minority Recruitment

5:20 - Workplace Harassment Prohibited

5:30 - Hiring Process and Criteria

5:35 - Compliance with the Fair Labor Standard Act

5:40 - Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease

5:50 - Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace; E-Cigarette, Tobacco, and Cannabis Prohibition

5:60 - Expenses

5:70 - Religious Holidays

5:80 - Court Duty

5:90 - Abuse of 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

5:140 - 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

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

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

5:320 - Evaluation

5:330 - Sick Days, Vacation, Holidays, and Leaves

Section 6 - Instruction

6:10 - Educational Philosophy and Objectives

6:15 - School Accountability

6:20 - School Year Calendar and Day

6:30 - Organization of Instruction

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

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

6:130 - Program for the Gifted

6:135 - Accelerated Placement Program

6:140 - Education of Homeless Children

6:150 - Home and Hospital Instruction

6:160 - English Learners

6:170 - Title I Programs

6:190 - Extracurricular and Co-Curricular Activities

6:210 - Instructional Materials

6:230 - Library Media Program

6:235 - Access to Electronic Networks

6:240 - Field Trips

6:250 - Community Resources Persons and Volunteers

6:255 - Assemblies and Ceremonies

6:260 - Complaints About Curriculum, Instructional Materials, and Programs

6:270 - Guidance and Counseling Program

6:280 - Grading and Promotion

6:290 - Homework

6:330 - Awards and Scholarships

6:340 - Student Testing and Assessment Program

Section 7 - Students

7:10 - Equal Educational Opportunities

7:15 - Student and Family Privacy Rights

7:20 Harassment of Students Prohibited

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

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

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

7:250 - Student Support Services

7:260 - Exemption from PhysicalEducation

7:270 - Administering Medicines to Students

7:275 - Orders to Forgo Life-Sustaining Treatment

7:280 - Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease

7:285 - Food Allergy Management Program

7:290 Suicide and Depression Awareness and Prevention

7:300 - Extracurricular Athletics

7:305 - Student Athlete Concussions and Head Injuries

7:310 - Restrictions on Publications; Elementary Schools

7:325 - Student Fundraising Activities

7:340 - Student Records

Section 8 - Community Relations

8:10 - Public Relations

8:20 - Community use of School Facilities

8:25 - Advertising and Distributing Materials in Schools provided by Non-School Related Entities

8:30 - Visitors to and Conduct on School Property

8:70 - Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities

8:80 - Gifts to the District

8:90 - Parent Organizations and Booster Clubs

8:95 - Parental Involvement

8:100 - Relations With Other Organizations and Agencies

8:110 - Public Suggestions and Concerns