Recent Revisions & Amendments

Recent revisions and amendments to Board policy and procedures include:

Policy or Procedure Purpose of Adoption or Revision Date
4:140 AP1 Fines, Fees and Charges – Waiver of Student Fees Minor language updates August 24, 2021
4:040 AP1 Preparing and Updating Disclosures Minor language updates August 24, 2021
2:250-E2 Immediately Available District Public Records and Web-Posted Reports and Records Minor PRESS language updates August 24, 2021
2:150 AP1 Superintendent Committees Updated information August 24, 2021
2:120 E2 Website Listing of Development at Training Completed by Board members To align with the current policy August 24, 2021
6:260 Complaints about Curriculum Instructional Materials and Programs Has been updated by PRESS in response to a five year review August 24, 2021
6:234 Access to Electronic Networks The expanded use of educational technologies, beyond the internet, are incorporated into the policy August 24, 2021
6:160 English Learners Updated to reflect the requirement of a Transitional Bilingual Education Programs Parent Advisory Committee August 24, 2021
6:145 Migrant Students Policy has been updated by PRESS in response to a five year review August 24, 2021
5:010 Equal Employment Opportunity and Minority Recruitment Updated in response prohibiting an employer from disqualifying an applicant based on conviction records unless certain conditions and notification requirements. August 24, 2021
2:240 Board Policy Development PRESS Recommendations August 24, 2021
2:130 Board-Superintendent Relationship Policy has been updated by PRESS in response to a five year review August 24, 2021
2:010 School District Governance PRESS Recommendations to reflect changes to School Code permitting public bodies to meet without a quorum physically present during a public health emergency August 24, 2021
1:020 District Organization, Operations and Cooperative Agreements Updates will align BPS policy with the PRESS recommended policy. August 24, 2021
6:065 Student Social and Emotional Development  Per PRESS Recommendations July 20, 2021
7:345-E2 Notice to Parents about Educational Technology Vendors New Exhibit – PRESS recommendation April 20, 2021
7:345-E1 Student Covered Information Reporting Form New Exhibit – PRESS recommendation April 20, 2021
7:345-AP1 Use of Educational Technologies Student Data Privacy and Security New Administrative Procedure – PRESS recommendation April 20, 2021
7:345 Use of Educational Technologies: Student Data Privacy and Security New Policy – PRESS recommendation April 20, 2021
7:325 Student Fundraising Activities Minor Language per PRESS recommendations January 19, 2021
4:090  Activity and Fiduciary Funds Language changes per PRESS recommendations January 19, 2021
4:080 Accounting and Audits Minor Language Changes January 19, 2021
7:340-AP2 Storage and Destruction of School Student Records  Updated per PRESS recommendations December 17, 2020
6:300-AP3 State Law Graduation Requirements  Updated per PRESS recommendations December 17, 2020
6:300-E2 Form for Exemption from Financial Aid Application Completion  Updated per PRESS recommendations December 17, 2020
 6:310-E1 Class Substitution Request  Updated per PRESS recommendations December 17, 2020
 7:140-E1 Letter to Parents/Guardians Regarding Right to Privacy in the School Setting Act New December 17, 2020
 7:340-AP1 School Student Records  Updated per PRESS recommendations December 17, 2020
6:300-AP3 State Law Graduation Requirements  Updated per PRESS recommendations December 17, 2020
2:020-E1 Waiver and Modification Request Resource Guide  Updated per PRESS recommendations December 17, 2020
 5:185-AP1 Resource Guide for Family and Medical Leave  Updated per PRESS recommendations December 17, 2020
 4:175-AP1 – Criminal Offender Notification Laws; Screenings  Updated per PRESS recommendations December 17, 2020
4:120-AP1- Food Services, Competitive Foods, Exemptions  Updated per PRESS recommendations December 17, 2020
4:060-AP1 Purchases Updated per PRESS recommendations December 17, 2020
8:030 Visitors to and Conduct on School Property Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
7:190-AP4 Use of Isolated Time Out, Time Out and Physical Restraint Renamed.  Updated in response to new ISBE permanent rules governing the use of isolated time out, time out and physical restraint. September 22, 2020
7:190-E2 Student Handbook Checklist Updated which requires districts to provide a general annual notice to parents and guardians about student data collected by educational technology vendors. September 22, 2020
7:190 Student Behavior Updated in response to new ISBE permanent rules governing the use of isolated time out, time out and physical restraint. September 22, 2020
7:185 Teen Dating Violence Prohibited Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
7:180 Prevention of and Response to Bullying, Intimidation and Harassment Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
7:090 Release During School Hours Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
7:070 Attendance and Truancy Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
7:020-AP1 Harassment of Students Prohibited Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
7:020 Harassment of Student Prohibited Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
7:010 Equal Educational Opportunities Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
5:220 Substitute Teachers Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
5:100 Staff Development Program Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
5:090-AP1 Coordination with Children’s Advocacy Center Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
5:020 Workplace Harassment Prohibited Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
5:010 Equal Employment Opportunity and Minority Recruitment Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
4:180-AP2 Pandemic Influenza Surveillance and Reporting Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
4:180-AP1 School Action Steps for Pandemic Influenza or Other Virus/Disease Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
4:180 Pandemic Preparedness; Management and Recovery Renamed.  Policy, Legal and Cross References are updated to address the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as it affects public school operations and student learning September 22, 2020
2:265-E2 Title IX Training Materials Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
2:265-E1 Title IX Sexual Harassment Glossary of Terms Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
2:265-AP2 Formal Title IX Sexual Harassment Complaint Grievance Process Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
2:265-AP1 Title IX Sexual Harassment Response Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
2:265 Title IX Sexual Harassment Grievance Procedure Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
2:260-AP2 Nondiscrimination Coordinator and Complaint Manager Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
2:260-AP1 Guidelines for Investigating Complaints Filed Under Policy 2:260 Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
2:250-E2 Immediately Available Public Records Updated per PRESS recommendations September 22, 2020
2:220 Board of Education Meeting Procedure Updated.  Addresses board meetings in open or closed sessions by audio or video conference without the physical presence of a quorum as long as the board meets certain statutory conditions. September 22, 2020
2:160 Board Attorney September 22, 2020
2:150-AP1 Superintendent Committees Added additional committees September 22, 2020