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Cohoes City School District

BOARD OF EDUCATION POLICIES

District policies are reviewed and approved on an ongoing basis. Upon review and approval, they are given to the Board of Education for a first reading. If accepted, the policy is returned (for a second reading) to the Board of Education as a resolution, subject to further discussion and possible return to committee or adoption.

For policy questions, please contact District Clerk Johanna Maloney at (518) 237-0100.

 

Revised policies that have been adopted (2012 - present):

0000 - Philosophy, Goals & Objectives

0000 - Mission Statement and Vision

0100 - Equal Opportunity

0110 - Sexual Harassment

0115 - Student Harassment and Bullying Prevention and Intervention

0150 - HIV/AIDS

0200 - School District Goals & Objectives

0300 - Accountability

0310 - Board Self-Evaluation

0320 - Evaluation of the District Superintendent

0330 - Evaluation of Professional Staff

0340 - Evaluation of Support Staff

0350 - Evaluation of Instructional Programs

 

1000 - Community Relations

1000 - Community Relations Goals

1050 - Annual BOCES Meeting and Budget Vote

1120 - BOCES Records

1130 - News Media Relations

1220 - Relations w/Community & Business Organizations

1222 - Relations w/Booster Organizations

1230 - Public Participation of Board Meetings

1400 - Complaints From Clients and the Public

1420 - Complaints About Curricular or Instructional Materials

1500 - Public Use of School Facilities

1510 - Public Sales on School Property

1511 - Advertising in the Schools

1530 - Smoking and Other Tobacco Use on School Premises

1740 - Relations w/Nonpublic Schools

1741 - Home Instruction

1800 - Gifts from the Public

1900 - Title I Parental Involvement Policy Guidance

1925 - Interpreters For Hearing Impaired Parents

 

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2000 - School Board Governance & Operations

2000 - Board Operational Goals

2100 - Board Legal Status

2110 - School Board Powers and Duties

2120 - Board Elections

2120.1 - Candidates & Campaigning

2120.2 - Voting Procedures

2121 - Board Member Qualifications

2150 - Filling Board Vacancies

2160 - School District Officer & Employee Code of Ethics

2210 - Board Reorganizational Meeting

2220 - Board Officers

2230 - Appointed Board Officials

2260 - Citizens Advisory Committees

2270 -  School Attorney

2310 - Regular Meetings

2320 - Special Meetings

2330 - Executive Sessions

2340 - Notice of Meetings

2342 - Agenda Preparation and Dissemination

2350 - Board Meeting Procedures

2352 - Rules of Order

2360 - Minutes

2410 - Policy Development, Adoption, Implementation and Review

2510 - New Board Member Orientation

2520 - Board Member Training

2700 - Board-Staff Communications

 

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3000 - Administration

3000 - Goals and Objectives For Administration

3100 - Superintendent Of Schools

3120 - Duties of the Superintendent

3240 - Line and Staff Relations

 

4000 - Instruction

4000 - Student Learning & District Instructional Goals

4010 - Equivalence Instructional Staff & Materials

4200 - Curriculum Development & Management

4311.1 - Display of the Flag

4313 - Teaching About Religion

4314 - Occupational Education

4315.1 - AIDS Instruction

4321 - Programs and Services for Students with Disabilities Under IDEA and Article 89

4321.1 - Allocation of Space for Special Education Programs

4321.2 - Confidentiality and Access to Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Education Programs and Service Plans

4321.3 - Availability of Alternative Format Instructional Materials for Students with Disabilities

4321.4 - Independent Educational Evaluations

4321.5 - Confidentiality & Access to Individualized Education

4321.6 - Availability of Alternative Format Instructional Materials

4321.7 - Districtwide & Statewide Assessments of Students w/Disabilities

4321.8 - Impartial Hearing Officer Appointment & Compensation

4321.9 - Declassification of Students w/Disabilities

4321.10 - Programs & Services for Parentally-Placed...

4321.11 - Public Report on Revisions to District Policies, Practices...

4321.12 - Use of Time-out Rooms, Physical Restraints & Aversives

4321.13 - Preschool Special Education

4321.14 - Special Education Personnel

4325 - Academic Intervention Services

4326 - Limited English Proficiency Instruction

4526 - Computer Use in Instruction (or Acceptable Use)

4526.1 - Internet Safety

4770 - Student Grading, Honor Roll Achievement, Recognition of Graduating Seniors, Graduation

4773 - Diploma & Credential Options

 

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5000 - Student Policies

5000 - Student Policies Goals

5020.3 - Students w/Disabilities Pursuant to Section 504

5030 - Student Complaints and Grievances

5100 - Student Attendance

5140 - Entrance Age

5150 - School Admissions

5151 - Homeless Children

5152 - Admission of Non-Resident Students

5153 - Student Assignment of Schools and Classes

5162 - Student Dismissal Precautions

5182 - Released Time for Religious Instruction

5200 - Cocurricular & Extracurricular Programs

5210 - Student Organizations

5220 - School-Sponsored Student Publications

5251 - Student Fundraising Activities

5270 - Intramural Programs

5280 - Interscholastic Athletics

5300 - Student Conduct

5300.30 - Prohibited Student Conduct

5300.55 - Corporal Punishment

5300.65 - Visitors to the Schools

5310 - Student Participation in Extracurricular Activities

5320 - Eligibility for Extracurricular Activities

5400 - Student Welfare

5405 - Student Wellness

5420 - Student Health Services

5450.1 - Notification of Sex Offenders

5460 - Suspected Child Abuse & Maltreatment

5500 - Student Records

5550 - Student Privacy

5695 - Bring Your Own Device

5710 - Violent and Disruptive Incident Reporting

5800 - Student Awards & Scholarships

5801 - Opioid Overdose

 

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6000 - Fiscal Management

6000 - Fiscal Management Goals

6100 - Annual Budget

6110 - Budget Planning

6112 - Determination of Budget Priorities

6131 - Online Banking Services

6150 - Budget Transfers

6240 - Investments

6260 - Loan of District Property

6410 - Authorized Signatures

6500 - Bonded Employees & Officers

6600 - Fiscal Accounting & Reporting

6640 - Inventories

6650 - Claims Auditor

6660 - Independent/External Auditors

6670 - Petty Cash/Petty Cash Accounts

6680 - Internal Audit Function

6690 - Audit Committee

6700 - Purchasing

6705 - Sweatshop-Free Purchasing

6710 - Purchasing Authority

6730 - Cooperative Purchasing

6740 - Purchasing Procedures

6800 - Payroll Procedures

6830 - Expense Reimbursement

6900 - Disposal of District Property

 

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7000 - Miscellaneous

7000 - Facilities Development Goals

7100 - Facilities Planning

7120 - Enrollment Projections

7365 - Construction Safety

 

8000 - Support Services

8000 - Support Services

8110 - School Building Safety

8115 - Pesticides & Pest Management

8123.1 - Contagious Diseases

8140 - Unsafe School Transfer Choice

8210.1 - Use of Surveillance Cameras on School Property

8212 - Vandalism

8220 - Buildings & Grounds Maintenance & Inspection

8330 - Authorized Use of School-Owned Materials and Equipment

8332 - Use of District-Issued Cell Phones

8334 - Use Of Credit Cards

8335 - Employee, Volunteer & Contractor Use of Computers

8410 - Student Transportation

8414 - School Bus Safety

8414.1 - Bus Driver Qualifications & Training

8500 - Food Service Management

8505 - Charging School Meals

8520 - Free and Reduced Price Food Services

8635 - Information Security Breach and Notification

8700 - Insurance

8800 - Energy Management Conservation

 

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9000 - Personnel

9000 - Personnel Goals

9120.1 - Conflict of Interest

9140.1 - Staff Complaints & Grievances

9170 - Meals & Refreshments

9206 - Personnel Policy

9240 - Recruiting & Hiring

9260 - Conditional Appointment Student Safety Policy

9320 - Drug-Free Workplace

9420.1 - Building Principal & Classroom Teacher Evaluation

9500 - Compensation & Benefits

9520.2 -  Family and Medical Leave

9620 - Child Abuse in an Educational Setting

9645 - Disclosure of Wrongful Conduct

9700 - Staff Development

 

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