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District 88 Board of Education - Board Policies

The following PDF documents represent the various sections of the DuPage High School District 88 Board Policies.

Disclaimer: The Policies and Procedures contained herein may be changed at any time at the sole discretion of the Board of Education and/or the Superintendent.

To view full text of the Board Policies, please see the attachments at the bottom of the page.

SECTION 1 - School District Organization
1:10. School District Legal Status
1:20. District Organization, Operations, and Cooperative Agreements
1:30. School District Philosophy

The 21st Century Vision for DuPage District 88

SECTION 2 – School Board
2:10. School District Governance
2:20. Powers and Duties of the School Board; Indemnification
2:30. School Board Elections
2:40. Board Member Qualifications
2:50. Board Member Term of Office
2:60. Board Member Removal from Office
2:70. Vacancies on School Board – Filling Vacancies
2:80. Board Ethics and Oath
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’s Public Records
2:260. Uniform Grievance Procedures

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
4:41. Securities Disclosure
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. Hazardous and Infectious Materials
4:170. Safety
4:175. Convicted Child Sex Offender; Screening; Notifications
4:180 Pandemic Preparedness; Management; and Recovery

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 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. Ethics and Conduct
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
5:186. General Personnel-Retirement Benefits
5:190. Teacher Qualifications
5:200. Terms and Conditions of Employment and Dismissal
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
6:100. Using Animals in the Educational Program
6:110. Programs for Students At Risk of Academic Failure and/or Dropping Out of School & Graduation Incentives Program
6:120. Education of Children with Disabilities
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 Learners
6:170. Title I Programs
6:180. Extended Instructional Programs
6:185. Remote Educational Program
6:190. Extracurricular and Co-Curricular Activities
6:210. Instructional Materials
6:230. Library Resource Center
6:235. Access to Electronic Networks
6:236. Personal Technology and Social Media: Usage and conduct
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
6:270. Guidance and Counseling Program
6:280. Grading and Promotion
6:290. Homework
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 Grade 7 or 8
6:320. High School Credit for Proficiency
6:330. Achievement and Awards
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 Physical Education
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. Adolescent Suicide Awareness and Prevention Programs
7:300. Extracurricular Athletics
7:305. Student Athlete Concussions and Head Injuries
7:315. Restrictions on Publications; High Schools
7:325. Student Fund-Raising Activities
7:330. Student Use of Buildings – Equal Access
7:340. Student Records
7:345 Use of Educational Technologies; Student Data Privacyand Security

SECTION 8 – Community Relations
8:10. Connection with the Community
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
8:40. Spectator Conduct at School Events
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

DuPage High School District 88
2 Friendship Plaza Addison, IL 60101
Phone: 630-530-3981 Fax: 630-832-0198
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