Policies

Section A

Foundations 
Section A of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system is a repository for statements related to the district’s legal role in providing public education and the underlying principles on which the district operates.  The policies in this section provide a setting for all of the school board’s other policies.

Section B

School Board Governance and Operations
Section B of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system is a repository for statements about the School Board—how it is elected, organized; how it conducts its meetings and operates.  This section includes bylaws and policies establishing the Board’s internal operating procedures.

Section C 

General School Administration
Section C of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements about the school district management, the administrative structure and school building and department administration.

Section D

Fiscal Management
Section D of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements concerning district fiscal affairs and the management of district funds.  Statements relating to the financing of school construction, however, are filed in the F (Facilities Development) Section.
 

Section E 

Support Services 
Section E of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements on non-instructional services and programs, including most of those that fall in the area of business management such as safety, buildings and their management (not construction), transportation and food services.

Section F

Facilities Development
Section F or the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements on school construction, remodeling and modernizing, temporary facilities and facilities retirement plans. 

Section G 

Personnel
Section G of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for personnel policies.  This section has three main subdivisions:  subsection GB presents policy topics that pertain to all employees; subsection GC is for policies that pertain to professional  personnel, including administrators, who must hold educational certification by the state to serve in their positions; subsection GD is for policies pertaining to all other personnel. 

Section H

Negotiations
Section H of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements pertaining to the process of negotiating with staff units recognized by the school board.

Section I

Instruction 
Section I of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements on the instructional programs:  basic programs, special programs, activities programs, instructional resources, academic achievement.

Section J 

Students
Section J of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements concerning students—admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline, health and welfare services.  However, all policies pertaining to the curriculum and instruction of students and extracurricular programs are filed in the I (Instruction) section
 

Section K

School-Community Relations
Section K of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements on relations with the general public and with other community and public agencies except other educational agencies and groups. 

 Section L

Educational Agency Relations
Section L of the EPS/NSBA policy classification system provides a repository for statements which concern the district’s relationship with other education agencies—other school districts, regional or service districts, private schools, colleges and universities, educational research organizations and state and national education agencies.