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Revised ORS Board Policies

Please click here www.boardpolicy.net/documents/default.asp?iBoard=133 to access recently revised policies of the Oak Ridge Board of Education.
The policies located in the revised section will supersede any similar policies that are found in the original section below.

ORS Board Policies

This page contains links to the ORS Board Policies. Included here is the table of contents. Please refer to the table of contents to locate the section for the appropriate policy. All policies are in .pdf format and will open with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

 
Table of Contents (1 Files)
Download Table of Contents for School Board Policies
I. General Administration (46 Files)
Download OFFICIAL NAME OF THE SCHOOL SYSTEM
Download SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
Download OTHER OFFICERS OF ADMINISTRATION
Download SELECTION OF SUPERINTENDENT: Revised, Superintendent of Schools Recruitment and Selection, Descriptor Code 5.801
Download PREPARATION OF THE BUDGET: Revised, Annual Operating Budget, Descriptor Code 2.200
Download TRANSFER OF FUNDS WITHIN SCHOOL BUDGET: Revised, Line Item Transfer Authority, Descriptor Code 2.201
Download INVESTMENT OF EXCESS OPERATING FUNDS: Revised, Investment of Excess Operating Funds, Descriptor Code 2.402
Download PROCEDURES FOR CONTRACTS AND PURCHASE ORDERS
Download INVENTORY OF FIXED ASSETS AND EQUIPMENT: Revised, Inventories, Descriptor Code 2.702
Download DISPOSAL OF OBSOLETE OR SURPLUS PROPERTY: Revised, Personal Property Sales, Descriptor Code 2.403
Download BONDING OF EMPLOYEES: Revised, Bonded Employees, Descriptor Code 2.600
Download AUDIT OF SCHOOL FUNDS: Revised, Audits, Descriptor Code 2.703
Download FUNDING OF SPECIAL PROGRAMS: Revised, Expenditure of Funds, Descriptor Code 2.800
Download FOOD SERVICES: Revised, Food Service Management, Descriptor Code 3.500
Download Food Safety Policy
Download Transfer of Records and Assets
Download GRANTS: Revised, Revenues, Descriptor Code 2.400
Download Fund Balance Policy, Descriptor Code 2.704
Download Fund Balance Spending Prioritization Policy, Descriptor Code 2.705
Download PUBLIC RELATIONS
Download SCHOOL PARTICIPATION IN COMMUNITY DRIVES AND COLLECTIONS
Download COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES: Revised, Community Use of School Facilities, Descriptor Code 3.206
Download USE OF SCHOOL EQUIPMENT: Revised, Equipment and Supplies Leasing and Renting, Descriptor Code 3.301
Download NEW SCHOOL FACILITIES PLANNING: Revised, Facilities Planning, Descriptor Code 3.208
Download USE OF SCHOOLS TO PUBLICIZE COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Download CONTRACTS FOR SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION: Revised, New Project Planning, Descriptor Code 3.211
Download EMPLOYMENT OF CONTRACTORS, ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS: Revised, Facilities Planning--Involvement of Architects, Descriptor Code 3.212
Download PURCHASE OF REAL PROPERTY: Revised, Project Financing, Descriptor Code 3.214
Download SCHOOL SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS
Download SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS
Download NAMING FACILITIES: Revised, Naming New Facilities, Descriptor Code 3.210
Download SALESPERSONS AND COMMERCIAL REPRESENTATIVES: Revised, Vendor Relations, Descriptor Code 2.809
Download SCHOOL BOUNDARIES: Revised, School Attendance Areas, Descriptor Code 1.703
Download EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
Download NON-DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY
Download HARASSMENT: Revised, Discrimination, Harassment and Bullying of Students, Descriptor Code 6.304
Download EMERGENCY CLOSING OF SCHOOLS
Download AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE TO SECURE FEDERAL SURPLUS PROPERTY: Revised, Purchasing, Descriptor Code 2.805
Download TRAVEL FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL: Expenses and Reimbursements, Descriptor Code 2.804
Download DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE PROGRAM FOR EMPLOYEES
Download USE OF TOBACCO: Revised, Tobacco-Free Schools, Descriptor Code 1.803
Download Safety, Descriptor Code 3.201
Download Crisis Management, Descriptor Code 3.203
Download Emergency Preparedness Plan, Descriptor Code 3.202
Download Internet Safety and Acceptable Use Policy
Download Energy Management and Conservation
II. Educational Programs and Services (22 Files)
Download Length of School Day and Term
Download Religion in the Schools
Download Programs for Students with Special Needs
Download Minimum Standards of Instructional Programs
Download Credit for Out-of-School Experiences
Download Graduation Requirements
Download Correspondence Credit
Download Special Education Programs
Download Special Education Students, Descriptor Code 6.500
Download Student Activities
Download Field Trips
Download Interscholastic Athletics
Download Parent/Family Involvement
Download Parent Organizations/Booster Clubs
Download Extracurricular Activities for Physical Education Credit 4.303
Download Extracurricular Activities
Download Textbooks and Other Instructional Media
Download Pupil Progress
Download Cumulative Records
Download Administration and Interpretation of Standardized Testing
Download Operation of Educational Access Channel
Download TCAP Grading Policy
III. Pupil Personnel Policies (42 Files)
Download Legal Residence in Oak Ridge Defined: Attendance of Non-Resident Students, Descriptor Code 6.204
Download Entrance Age for Kindergarten and First Grade
Download Medical Examination, Immunization and Birth Record Required
Download Admission of Pupils Eighteen Years of Age or Older
Download Adult Education Program, Descriptor Code 4.208
Download Compulsory School Attendance
Download Home Schools
Download Transfers Within the System Cross Boundary
Download Attendance Records and Excuses for Absences: Attendance, Descriptor Code 6.200
Download Attendance in Oak Ridge Schools by Non-residents of Oak Ridge: Attendance of Non-Resident Students, Descriptor Code 6.204
Download Foreign Exchange Students
Download Attendance Records and Excuses for Absences: Attendance, Descriptor Code 6.200
Download Attendance of Married Students
Download Dismissal of Children During School Hours for Non-School Sponsored Activities
Download Non-Resident Tuition: Attendance of Non-Resident Students, Descriptor Code 6.204
Download Student Fees
Download Waiver of Student Fees
Download Control of Pupil Conduct and Discipline
Download Vandalism
Download Suspension, Expulsion, and Exemption of Pupils from School Attendance
Download Student Wellness, Descriptor Code 6.411
Download Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Download Student and Parent Liability for Damaged, Lost, or Defaced Textbooks, Library Books, and Other School Property
Download Treatment and Reporting of Illnesses and Injuries of Pupils
Download School Health Services
Download School Accident Insurance
Download School Pictures
Download Gifts by Pupils
Download Fund-raising through School Activities Section
Download Interviews with Pupils by Persons from Outside the School system
Download Provision for Indigent Children
Download Use of Personal Communication Devices in School
Download Use of School Facilities for Student-initiated Meetings: Revised, Student Equal Access (Limited Public Forum), Descriptor Code 4.802
Download Handling Instances of Child Abuse and Neglect
Download Survey of Students: Revised, Survey of Students, Descriptor Code 6.4001
Download Student Counseling Program, Descriptor Code 6.400
Download Emergency Allergy Response Plan, Descriptor Code 6.412
Download Homeless Students, Descriptor Code 6.503
Download Migrant Students, Descriptor Code 6.504
Download Student Publications, Descriptor Code 6.704
Download Glucagon and Diastat Administration Policy
Download Section 504 and ADA Grievance Procedures
IV. Personnel Policies for Professional Staff (53 Files)
Download State License Requirements
Download Health Examinations
Download Credit on Salary Schedule for Prior Service...Revised, Credit on Salary Schedule for Prior Service, Descriptor Code 5.1101
Download Compulsory Membership in Tennessee Teachers` Consolidated Retirement System
Download Personnel Policies for Licensed Staff Selection, Appointment and Assignment: Revised Application and Employment
Download Transfer between Schools
Download Request for Transfer
Download Utilization of Career Level Educators, Descriptor Code 5.111
Download Personnel Records, Descriptor Code 5.114
Download Date of Issuing Employment Contracts
Download Terms of Contract for Full-time Personnel on Less Than Twelve Months` Basis
Download Terms of Contract for Central Office Administrators, Elementary Principals, Secondary Principals, and Supervisor of Information Systems
Download Contracts for Full-time Personnel
Download Contracts for Part-time Personnel on Half-time Basis or Greater
Download Temporary Contracts for Personnel on Less than Half-time Basis and Personnel Appointed to Temporary Vacancy
Download Change in Status for Substitute Teachers
Download Self-sustaining Programs and Other Substitute Service for Professional Personnel
Download Salary Schedules
Download Salary Credit for Advanced Preparation
Download Credit on the Salary Schedule for Experience
Download Salary Deductions, Descriptor Code 2.803
Download Group Health Insurance: Revised, Insurance Management, Descriptor Code 3.600
Download Group Term Life Insurance: Revised, Insurance Management, Descriptor Code 3.600
Download Direct Reimbursement Dental and Eye Care Program: Revised, Insurance Management, Descriptor Code 3.600
Download Section 125 - Flexible Benefits: Revised, Insurance Management, Descriptor Code 3.600
Download Payroll Procedures, Descriptor Code 2.802
Download Extended Contracts, Descriptor Code 5.112
Download Inservice Training Program: Revised, Inservice and Staff Development Opportunities, Descriptor Code 5.113
Download Attendance at Professional Meetings
Download Leave of Absence for Professional Improvement
Download Sabbatical Leave for Professional Improvement: Revised, Sabbatical Leave, Descriptor 5.308
Download Leave of Absence for Recuperation of Health
Download Maternity/paternity Leave of Absence
Download Family and Medical Leave
Download Military Leave of Absence
Download Absence for Illness (Sick Leave)
Download Absence for Religious Holidays and Other Compelling Personal Reasons (Personal Leave)
Download Absence for Jury Duty
Download Absence for Reserve and National Guard Duty
Download Unauthorized Absences
Download Evaluation of Professional Staff…Revised, Evaluation, Descriptor Code 5.109
Download Tenure and Dismissal for Cause…Revised, Procedure for Granting Tenure, Descriptor Code 5.117
Download Reduction in Force
Download Procedures for Resignation and Notice of Retirement
Download Relationships with the Oak Ridge Education Association
Download Participation in Policy Formulation
Download Participation of the Oak Ridge Education Association in Policy Development
Download Resolution of Problems between Staff
Download School Personnel Advisory Board: Revised, School Personnel Advisory Board, Descriptor Code 5.1031
Download Annual Salary Proposals of the Oak Ridge Education Association
Download Annual Salary Proposals from Principals
Download Released Time for Activities of Professional Associations
Download Released Time for the President of the Oak Ridge Education Association
V. Personnel Policies for Support Staff (24 Files)
Download Procedures for Appointment and Assignment
Download Membership in Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System and FICA
Download Health Examinations
Download Salaries and Wages
Download Annual Vacation for Support Staff Employees: Revised, Vacations and Holidays, Descriptor Code 5.310
Download Official Holidays: Revised, Vacations and Holidays, Descriptor Code 5.310
Download Group Health Insurance: Revised, Insurance Management, Descriptor Code: 3.600
Download Group Term Life Insurance: Revised, Insurance Management, Descriptor Code: 3.600
Download 125 - Flexible Benefits: Revised, Insurance Management, Descriptor Code: 3.600
Download Direct Reimbursement Dental and Eye Care Program: Revised, Insurance Management, Descriptor Code: 3.600
Download Absence for Personal or Family Illness (sick leave)
Download Absence for Personal or Family Illness (sick leave) for Food Service and Transportation Employees
Download Absence for Emergency Leave
Download Jury Duty
Download Family and Medical Leave
Download Maternity/paternity Leave of Absence
Download Military Leave of Absence
Download Other Absences - Loss of Pay; Possible Termination
Download Procedures for Resignations and Notice of Retirement
Download Termination for Unsatisfactory Services
Download Leave of Absence for Family Illness
Download Leave of Absence for Recuperation of Health
Download Procedures for Resolving Differences
Download School Personnel Advisory Board
Appendices I & II (14 Files)
Download Appendix I
Download Revised, School Board Meetings, Descriptor Code 1.400
Download Revised, Notification of Meetings, Descriptor Code 1.402
Download Revised, Agendas, Descriptor Code 1.403
Download Revised, Rules of Order, Descriptor Code 1.405
Download Revised, Minutes, Descriptor Code 1.406
Download School Board Records, Descriptor Code 1.407
Download Revised, Expenses and Reimbursements, Descriptor Code 2.804
Download Appendix II
Download evised, Annual Operating Budget, Descriptor Code 2.200
Download Revised, Audits, Descriptor Code 2.703
Download Revised, Expenses and Reimbursements, Descriptor Code 2.804
Download Revised, Purchasing, Descriptor Code 2.805
Download Revised, Payment Procedures, Descriptor Code 2.810
Code of Ethics (1 Files)
Download Code of Ethics