Recent Revisions & Amendments

Recent revisions and amendments to Board policy and procedures include:

Policy or Procedure Purpose of Adoption or Revision Date
6:060 Curriculum Content Updated to meet new requirements for driver education courses and K-8 instruction on the prevention of traffic injuries while biking and walking February 19, 2019
2:080 Board Member Oath and Conduct Updated to reflect 105ILCS 5-10-16.5 which was amended in P.A. 100-1055 effective 1/1/2019 February 19, 2019
3:060 E-1 Event Reporting and Notice Requirements for Building Principals Concerning School Safety and Security This exhibit was rewritten by PRESS and includes additional items for required reporting and notice. January 15, 2019
7:060-AP3 Registration of Non-Resident Students Students who, at the time of registration, are non-residents but will move into the District within the next 40 school days may be permitted to register contingent upon certain restrictions. December 18, 2018
6:300 Graduation Requirements Graduation requirement were moved from policy to procedure. December 18, 2018
5:120 Employee Ethics; Conduct; and Conflict of Interest Language was added related to outside employment for staff. December 18, 2018
6:300 Graduation Requirements Graduation requirements moved to new AP2. November 13, 2018
6:300-AP2 Batavia High School Graduation Requirements Graduation requirements no align with state requirements with the exception of Social Students. (BHS requires an additional 1.5 credits) November 13, 2018
6:130-AP1 High Ability Handbook Policy remains unchanged. New administrative procedure added for clarity. November 13, 2018
6:130-AP2 Accelerated Placement Program Procedures – Early Entrance into Kindergarten and First Grade Policy remains unchanged. New administrative procedure added for clarity. November 13, 2018
6:130-E1 Early Enrance to kindergarten and/or First Grade Screening Process Policy remains unchanged. New exhibit added for clarity. November 13, 2018
6:110-AP1 Programs for At-Risk Students Outdated and inaccurate – deleted November 5, 2018
6:250 Community Resource Persons and Volunteers Updated to reflect a long-standing School Code provision. September 18, 2018
4:080 Accounting and Audits Updated in response to ISBE best practice recommendations. September 18, 2018
4:080-AP2 Fraud, Waste and Abuse Awareness Program This procedure was created by PRESS in response to ISBE best practice recommendations. August 21, 2018
2:170-AP1 Qualification Based Selection Allows a district to advertise on its website for proposed projects involving architectural, engineering or land surveying services August 21, 2018
4:040-AP1 Preparing and Updating Disclosures Procedure will assist the district in complying w federal securities laws. April 17, 2018
4:040 Incurring Debt Updated by PRESS to address compliance with federal securities laws and IRS rules in connection w bond issues. April 17, 2018
8:064-AP1 Naming of School Building or Facilities To provide guidance in the event that students, staff or community would like to memorialize an individual April 17, 2018
5:020 Workplace Harassment Prohibited Updated in response to the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act.  For clarity, the policy has been divided into subsections. April 17, 2018
2:260 Uniform Grievance Procedure Policy is updated in response to the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. April 17, 2018
7:270-E1 School Medication Authorization Form Updated to align with amended policy February 20, 2018
7:270-AP2 Checklist for District Supply of Undesignated Epinephrine Auto-Injectors and/or Opioid Antagonists Changes align with amended policy February 20, 2018
7:270-AP1 Dispensing Medications Changes align with amended policy February 20, 2018
7:270 Administering Medicine to Students Would allow the District to obtain opioid antagonists to be administered by trained personnel in the case of an emergency. February 20, 2018
7:320 Student Travel Would allow staff to gain Board approval prior to finalizing details of the trip. February 20, 2018
8:030-AP1 Definition of Child Sex Offender Several public acts affected this procedure January 23, 2018
7:340-AP1 Student Records  and 7:340-E1 Notice to Parents/Guardians and Students of Their Rights Concerning a Student’s School Records The number of days required to fill a request for records has been reduced from 15 school days to 10 business days January 23, 2018
7:250-AP2 Protocol for Responding to Students with Social, Emotional, or Mental Health Problems New administrative procedure to clarify support services which may be provided from a school nurse, school psychologist, school social worker or school counselor January 23, 2018
7:060-AP2 Establishing Student Residency Updates made for clarity January 23, 2018
6:140-AP1 Education of Homeless Children Updated by PRESS to incorporate changes to school code. January 23, 2018
2:150-AP1 Superintendent Committees Updates procedure to include references to all required committees January 23, 2018
5:220-AP1 Substitute Teachers This is a new procedure taken directly from PRESS January 23, 2018
2:020 E1 Waiver and Modification Request Resource Guide Changes align with amended School Code. January 23, 2018
7:305 Student Athlete Concussions and Head Injuries The list of individuals who must complete concussion training has expanded.  Also, the ability to clear a student to return to play or practice now includes advanced practice registered nurses and P.A.s January 23, 2018
7:250 Student Support Services Include the descriptor “school” to clarify that the policy applies to school personnel January 23, 2018
7:180 Prevention of and Response to Bullying, Intimidation and Harassment The list of adults to whom a student may report bullying has expanded.  School code has been amended to state that the bullying policy must be provided periodically throughout the school year to students and faculty. January 23, 2018
7:070 Attendance and Truancy Children of active duty members of uniformed services are granted five days of unexcused absences.  Supportive services may be offered to chronically absent students. January 23, 2018
6:050 School Wellness Recommended changes to better align to the Alliance for Healthier Generation’s model policy January 23, 2018
5:090 Abused and Neglected Child Reporting The changes reflect updated phone numbers for reporting suspected abuse or neglect. January 23, 2018
5:220 Substitute Teachers Minor language changes were made for clarity January 23, 2018
5:020 Workplace Harassment Prohibited Minor language changes were made for clarity January 23, 2018
4:170 Safety The Policy has been updated to reflect changes in the Illinois Department of Public Health requirements, AED plans and lead testing. January 23, 2018
4:015 Identify Protection Provisions regarding requirements of the Identify Protection Act were added to the policy for clarification purposes January 23, 2018
2:260 Uniform Grievance Procedure Schools now required to implement sex equity grievance procedures when processing student complaints about breastfeeding accommodations. January 23, 2018