Policy

Recent Revisions & Amendments

Recent revisions and amendments to Board policy and procedures include:

Policy or Procedure Purpose of Adoption or Revision Date
7:315 Restrictions on Publications; High Schools Definitions and student journalist resp9onsibilities updated January 25, 2022
7:310 Restrictions on Publications; Elementary Schools Minor PRESS updates to reflect current technology January 25, 2022
7:290 Suicide and Depression Awareness and Prevention Updated to reflect current practice and school code January 25, 2022
7:250 Student Support Services Updates related to changes in school code related to Erin’s Law January 25, 2022
7:180 Prevention of and Response to Bullying, Intimidation and Harassment PRESS updates to ensure compliance with all applicable bullying rules.   Bullying policies must be approved by the ISBE. January 25, 2022
7:160 Student Appearance Updated to align with PRESS and the Jett Hawkins Law January 25, 2022
7:080 Release Time for Religious Instruction/Observance Updated to align with PRSS January 25, 2022
7:070 Attendance and Truancy Updated to align with PRESS January 25, 2022
7:060 Residence Updates to military personnel timeline January 25, 2022
6:340 Student Test and Assessment Program Updated to match PRESS January 25, 2022
6:310 High School Credit for on-District Experiences; Course Substitutions; Re-Entering Students Updated to align with PRESS and school Code January 25, 2022
6:210 Instructional Materials Remove 6:210 and 67:220 and replace with updated 6:210 January 25, 2022
6:135 Accelerated Placement Program Changes in School code requirements January 25, 2022
6:130 Program for the Academically Talented Aligning BPS101 policy to PRESS January 25, 2022
6:120 Education of Children with Disabilities Change in services for students who turn 22 during the school year January 25, 2022
6:060 Curriculum Content Legislated curricular changes January 25, 2022
6:050 School Wellness New requirements in the National School Lunch Program January 25, 2022
6:015 School Accountability Updates to school code regarding 5Essentials survey January 25, 2022
5:330 Sick Days, Vacation, Holidays and Leaves Changes in response to school code January 25, 2022
5:250 Leaves of Absences Changes to FMLA regarding birth of child or foster care placement January 25, 2022
5:220 Substitute Teachers Limits TRS Annuitants to 500 hours per year beginning 7-1-23.  Allows TRS annuitants to teach is a subject shortage area through 6-30-24 January 25, 2022
5:200 Terms and Conditions of Employment and Dismissal Updated to align with PRESS January 25, 2022
5185 Family and Medical Leave FMLA changes require policy updates January 25, 2022
5:150 Personnel Records Changes in policy in response to Erin’s Law January 25, 2022
5:125 Personal Technology and Social Media Usage and Conduct Changes in policy in response to Erin’s Law January 25, 2022
5:120 Employee Ethics; Conduct and Conflict of Interest Changes in policy in response to Erin’s Law January 25, 2022
5:100 Staff Development Program Changes in policy in response to Erin’s Law January 25, 2022
5:090 Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Changes in policy in response to Erin’s Law January 25, 2022
5:050 Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace E-Cigarette, Tobacco and Cannabis Updated to align with PRESS – no substantial changes to policy or practice January 25, 2022
5:030 Hiring Process and Criteria Updated to align with PRESS – no substantial changes to policy or practice January 25, 2022
5:020 Workplace Harassment Prohibited Updated to align with PRESS – no substantial changes to policy or practice January 25, 2022
5:010 Equal Employment Opportunity and Minority Recruitment Updated to align with PRESS January 25, 2022
4:175 Convicted Child Sex Offender, Screening Notifications Minor PRESS Updates January 25, 2022
 4:165 Awareness and Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and Grooming Behaviors New policy in response to Erin’s Law January 25, 2022
4:160 Environmental Quality of Buildings and Grounds Compliance with Coal Tar Sealant Disclosure and Illinois Pesticide Act January 25, 2022
4:060 Purchases and Contracts
Compliance with the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act January 25, 2022
 3:040 Superintendent Additional information regarding special reporting responsibilities January 25, 2022
2:260 Uniform Grievance Procedure Updated to align with PRESS – no substantial changes to policy or practice January 25, 2022
2:120 Board Member Development Effective fall of 2023, new Board member training must also include trauma-informed practices January 25, 2022
2:110 Qualifications, Term and Duties of Board Officers Additional TRS Responsibilities January 25, 2022
2:020 Powers and Duties of the School Board; Indemnification Additional TRS Responsibilities January 25, 2022
7:180 Prevention of and Response to Bullying, Intimidation and Harassment PRESS updates to ensure compliance with all applicable bullying rules.  Bullying policies must be approved by ISBE January 25, 2022