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NEPN Policy Index

Section A of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the district's legal role in providing public education and the basic principles underlying school board governance. These policies provide a setting for all of the school board's other policies and regulations.

Section B of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations and exhibits on the School Board how it is appointed, how it is organized, how it conducts meetings, and how the board operates. This section includes bylaws and policies establishing the board's internal operating procedures.

Section C of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations and exhibits on school management, administrative organization, and school building and department administration including the administrative aspects of special programs and system-wide reforms such as school- or site-based management. It also houses personnel policies on the superintendent, senior administrators (management team), and school principals.

Section D of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on school finances and the management of funds. (Policies on the financing of school construction and renovation, however, are filed in Section F, Facilities Development.)

Section E of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations and exhibits on non-instructional services and programs, particularly those on business management such as safety, building and grounds management, office services, transportation and food services.

Section F of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations and exhibits on facility planning, financing, construction, and renovation. It also includes the topics of temporary facilities and school closings.

Section G of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations and exhibits on all school employees except for the superintendent. Current working agreements for all employee groups are recognized as School Board Policy per Policy GB. (Policies on the superintendent are located in Section C, General Administration.)

Section I of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the instructional program: basic curricular subjects, special programs, instructional resources, and academic achievement.

Section J of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on students: admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline, health and welfare and school related activities.

Section K of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on parent and community involvement in schools. Except for policies concerning education agencies, statements on public sector relations with the School District are located in this section, too.

Section L of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations and exhibits on the school district's relationship with other education agencies including other school systems, regional or service districts, private schools, colleges and universities, education research organizations and state and national education agencies.