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Board of Education Policies

The New Milford Board of Education has adopted policies for administration, personnel, business, instruction, students, and other areas. The Policy Committee of the Board is charged with reviewing and updating these policies.

Folder 0000 Series - Mission - Goals - Objectives (4 Files)
Download 0000 Philosophy of Public Schools
Download 0050.1 School District Legal Status
Download 0200 Goals for the New Milford Public Schools
Download 0300 Policies for New Milford Public Schools
Folder 1000 Series - Community Relations (28 Files)
Download 1000 Concept, Goals and Roles in Community Relations
Download 1110 Administration and School Relations with the Board
Download 1110.1 Communications with the Public - Parent Involvement
Download 1112 News Media Relationships
Download 1112.5 Media Access to Students
Download 1120 Public Participation at Board of Education Meetings
Download 1140 Distribution of Materials to and by Students (Use of Students)
Download 1146 Recognition of Students, Citizens, Staff Members, and Members of the Board of Education
Download 1150 Communications with the Public - Responsibilities of Board Members and School Personnel
Download 1212 School Volunteers
Download 1250 Visits to the School
Download 1251 Loitering or Causing Disturbances
Download 1312 Public Complaints
Download 1313 Gifts to School Personnel
Download 1321 Public Performances by Students
Download 1322 Contests for Students
Download 1323 Gifts to Students
Download 1324 Fund-Raising by Students
Download 1325 Advertising and Promotion
Download 1326 Solicitations by Staff Members
Download 1330 Use of School Facilities
Download 1331 Smoking
Download 1350 Senior Citizens' Benefits
Download 1411 Relations with Police Authorities
Download 1412 Fire Department
Download 1430 State and Federal Aid
Download 1620 Relations with Private Schools, Colleges and Universities
Download 1700 Possession of Firearms on School Property Prohibited
Folder 2000 Series - Administration (17 Files)
Download 2000 Concepts and Roles in Administration
Download 2000.1 Board-Superintendent Relations
Download 2100 Administration Organization
Download 2112 Professional Development Opportunities
Download 2120 Administrative Assignments
Download 2130 Job Descriptions
Download 2131 Superintendent of Schools
Download 2132 Assistant Superintendent of Schools
Download 2133 Principal
Download 2141 Recruitment and Appointment of Superintendent
Download 2151 Appointment of Administrative and Supervisory Personnel
Download 2152 Assignment of Administrative Personnel
Download 2210 Administrative Leeway in Absence of Board of Education Policy
Download 2231 Policy and Regulation System
Download 2240 Educational Research in District Schools
Download 2250 Monitoring of Product and Process Goals
Download 2400 Evaluation of the Superintendent
Folder 3000 Series - Business (38 Files)
Download 3000 Concept and Roles in Business and Non-Instructional Operations
Download 3110 Budget Planning
Download 3160 Budget and Transfer of Funds
Download 3230 Federal Funds
Download 3231 Medical Reimbursement for Special Education Students
Download 3240 Tuition Fees
Download 3260 Sales & Disposal of Books, Equipment & Supplies
Download 3270 Disposition and Rental of Real Property
Download 3280 Gifts to the School
Download 3280 Gifts to the School (reg)
Download 3281 School Fund Raisers
Download 3281 School Fundraisers (Reg)
Download 3300 Purchasing
Download 3313 Relations with Vendors
Download 3313.1 Local Purchasing
Download 3321 Requesting Goods and Services (Requisitions)
Download 3432/3433 Budget & Expense Report/Annual Financial Statement
Download 3440 Inventories
Download 3450 Monies in School Buildings
Download 3451 Petty Cash Funds
Download 3453 School Activity Funds
Download 3453.1 Unexpected Class Funds
Download 3513.1 Energy Conservation
Download 3514 Equipment
Download 3516.11 Hazardous Materials Communication
Download 3516.3 Safety
Download 3516.4 Sex Offender Notification
Download 3524 Hazardous Materials Communications/Green Cleaning Program
Download 3524.1 Hazardous Material in Schools
Download 3524.11 Hazardous Material in School
Download 3532.1 Liability Insurance
Download 3541 Transportation Services
Download 3541.23 Bus Contractor
Download 3541.313 Routes and Services/Transportation
Download 3541.44 Transportation Services
Download 3542.31 Free and Reduced Price Lunches
Download 3542.42 Cafeterias - Handling of School Lunch Funds
Download 3542.45 Vending Machines
Folder 4000 Series - Personnel (38 Files)
Download 4000 Concepts & Roles in Personnel
Download 4111.1/4211.1 Equal Employment Opportunity
Download 4111/4211 Recruitment & Selection
Download 4112.2 Certification
Download 4112.4/4212.4 Physical Examination
Download 4112.5/4212.5 Criminal History Inquiries
Download 4112.8/4212.8 Nepotism
Download 4112.9/4212.9 Outside Employment
Download 4115 Evaluations
Download 4115.1/4215.1 Athletic Coaches Evaluation & Termination
Download 4116 4216 Employment At Will
Download 4117.41/4217.41 Employee Discipline
Download 4118.112/4218.112 Sexual and Other Unlawful Harassment
Download 4118.13/4218.13 Conflict of Interest
Download 4118.21 Academic Freedom
Download 4118.23/4218.23 Conduct
Download 4118.231/4218.231 Drug and Alcohol Use
Download 4118.232/4218.232 Smoking
Download 4118.233/4218.233 Weapons and Dangerous Instruments
Download 4118.234 Psychotropic Drug Use
Download 4118.25 4218.25 Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
Download 4118.5/4218.5 Electronic Monitoring
Download 4120 Employment Classifications
Download 4121 Substitute Teachers
Download 4131 Professional Development
Download 4132 Publication or Creation of Materials
Download 4133/4233 Travel: Reimbursement
Download 4135.1/4234.1 Agreement
Download 4135.4/4234.4 Grievances/Complaints
Download 4141 Salary Guides
Download 4147.1/4247.1 Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne athogens
Download 4147/4247 Employee Safety
Download 4148/4248 Employee Protection
Download 4152.6/4252.6 Personal, Family & Medical Leave
Download 4155/4255 Military Leave
Download 4212.42 Drug & Alcohol Testing for School Bus Drivers
Download 4215 Evaluations
Download 6141.321 4118.4/4218.4 Responsible Use of Technology, Social Media, and District Network Systems
Folder 5000 Series - Students (59 Files)
Download 5000 Equal Educational Opportunity
Download 5010 Concepts and Roles in Student Policies
Download 5111 Admission/Placement/Age of Enterance
Download 5111.1 Foreign Exchange Students
Download 5112.3 School Attendance
Download 5112.4 Student Enrollment Data
Download 5113 Truancy
Download 5113.1 Work Permits
Download 5113.14 Senior Privileges
Download 5114 Removal/Suspension/Expulsion
Download 5114.12 Student Due Process
Download 5116 School Census
Download 5117 School Attendance Areas
Download 5118 Nonresident Students
Download 5118.1 Homeless Students
Download 5121 Examination/Grading/Rating
Download 5121.2 Eligibility For Honor Roll
Download 5122 Student Placement
Download 5123 Promotion/Acceleration/Retention
Download 5124 Reporting to Parents/Guardians - Report Cards
Download 5125 Student Records: Confidentiality
Download 5131 Student Conduct
Download 5131.1 Student Behavior On School Transportation
Download 5131.111 Conduct: Camera Surveillance
Download 5131.3 Student Driving and Parking
Download 5131.5 Vandalism
Download 5131.6 Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco
Download 5131.61 Inhalant Abuse
Download 5131.8 Out of School Misconduct
Download 5131.81 Electronic Devices
Download 5131.911 Safe School Climate Plan/Bullying
Download 5131.92 Corporal Punishment
Download 5132 Dress and Grooming
Download 5133 Behavior of Participants in Athletic Events
Download 5141 Student Health Services
Download 5141.21 Administration of Medication
Download 5141.22 Students with Chronic Infectious Diseases
Download 5141.23 Students with Special Health Care Needs
Download 5141.231 Psychotropic Drug Use
Download 5141.25 Students with Special Health Care Needs (Dietary)
Download 5141.27 First Aid/Emergency Medical Care
Download 5141.3 Health Assessments and Immunizations
Download 5141.5 Suicide Prevention and Intervention
Download 5144 Discipline
Download 5144.3 Discipline of students with Disabilities
Download 5145.11 Police in Schools (reg)
Download 5145.111 Students/Probation/Police/Courts
Download 5145.12 Student Search and Seizure
Download 5145.122 Use of Dogs to Search School Property
Download 5145.123 Search and Seizure - Use of Metal Detectors
Download 5145.14 Students - On Campus Recuitment
Download 5145.2 Freedom of Speech/Expression
Download 5145.45 Section 504 Procedural Safeguards
Download 5145.5 reg Procedures for Complaints of Sexual, Racial and Other Unlawful Harassment
Download 5145.5 Sexual and Other Unlawful Harassment of Students
Download 5145.6 Student Grievance Procedures
Download 5156 Research Involving Students
Download 5157 Use of Physical Force
Download Appendix A, Supplement to NMPS Student/Parent Handbook 2016-2017
Folder 6000 Series - Instruction (44 Files)
Download 6000 Concept & Roles in Instruction
Download 6010 Goals & Objectives
Download 6111 School Calendar
Download 6113 Released Time
Download 6114.1 Fire and Crisis Response Drills
Download 6114.3 Emergencies & Disaster Preparedness: Bomb Threats
Download 6115 School Ceremonies & Observances
Download 6121.1 Educational Opportunities to Promote Awareness of Diversity
Download 6140 Curriculum
Download 6141.11 Curriculum Research/Experimental Projects
Download 6141.312 Migrant Students
Download 6141.321 4118.4/4218.4 Responsible Use of Technology, Social Media, and District Network Systems
Download 6141.322 Computers: Web Sites/Pages
Download 6141.324 Posting of Student Work/Photographs
Download 6141.4 Independent Study
Download 6141.42 Student Volunteers & Community Service
Download 6141.5 Advanced College Placement
Download 6142.1 Exemption from Instruction
Download 6142.2 Student Nutrition & Physical Activity (Wellness)
Download 6145.2 Interscholastic/Intramural/Athletics
Download 6145.22 Interscholastic/Intramural Athletics
Download 6145.5 Organizations/Associations
Download 6145.51 Honor Society (reg)
Download 6146 Graduation Requirements
Download 6146.2 Statewide Mastery Examinations
Download 6152 Grouping Policy
Download 6153 Field Trips
Download 6153.1 Educational Tours
Download 6154 Homework
Download 6156 Use of Technology in Instruction
Download 6159 Special Education
Download 6161 Textbooks and other Learning Resource Materials
Download 6161.21 Fees, Fines and Charges
Download 6161.7 Use of Proprietary Software Products
Download 6162.51 Protection of Student Privacy
Download 6162.6 Use of Copying Devices
Download 6164.12 Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Download 6172.41 Title I Programs
Download 6172.6 Virtual/Online Courses/College/university Courses
Download 6173 Homebound Instruction
Download 6174 Summer School
Download 6177 Use of Commercially Produced Video Recordings
Download 6180 Evaluation of the Instructional Program
Download 6200 Adult Education
Folder 7000 New Construction (9 Files)
Download 7000 Concepts and Roles in Planning for Educational Facilities
Download 7010 Goals and Objectives
Download 7100 Planning
Download 7114.2 Temporary School Facilities
Download 7115 Developing Educational Specifications
Download 7141 Literature Distribution
Download 7240.1 Selection and Installation of Playground Equipment
Download 7500 Occupying Certificate of Occupancy
Download 7540 Assembling and Preserving Documents
Folder 9000 Series - Board of Education (48 Files)
Download 9000 Role of the Board and Member (Powers, Purposes, Duties)
Download 9005 Role of the Board and Its Members
Download 9010 Limits of Authority
Download 9012 Legal Responsibilities of Boards of Education
Download 9020 Public Statements
Download 9030 Commitment to Democratic Principles in Relation to Community, Staff, Students
Download 9040 Board-Related Responsibilties
Download 9110 Number of Members, Terms of Office, Oath of Office
Download 9115 Annual Organizational Meeting of the Board
Download 9120 Term of Office for Board Officers
Download 9121 Role of the Chairperson
Download 9122 Office of the Vice-Chairperson
Download 9123 Role of the Secretary
Download 9125 Attorney
Download 9130 Board Committees
Download 9131 Committee of the Whole
Download 9132 Standing Comittees
Download 9140 Board Representatives
Download 9150 Board Consultants
Download 9160 Student Involvement in Decision Making
Download 9221 Filling Vacancies on the Board
Download 9222 Resignations/Removal from Office/Censure
Download 9230 Orientation of Board Members
Download 9240 Board Member Development
Download 9250 Remuneration and Reimbursement
Download 9260 Board Member Protection
Download 9270 Conflict of Interest
Download 9271 Code of Ethics
Download 9311 Policies
Download 9313 Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Administrative Regulations
Download 9314 Suspension of Policies, Bylaws and Regulations
Download 9320 Meetings of the Board
Download 9321 Time, Place and Notification of Meetings
Download 9322 Public and Executive Session
Download 9323 Construction of the Agenda
Download 9324 Advanced Delivery of Meeting Minutes
Download 9325 Meeting Conduct
Download 9325.1 Quorum
Download 9325.2 Order of Business
Download 9325.21 Order of Business Consent Agenda
Download 9325.4 Vote Recording
Download 9330 Board/School District Records
Download 9332 Electronic Communications
Download 9350 Hearings
Download 9360 Legislative Program
Download 9400 Monitoring Products and Processes
Download 9410 Public Announcement of Accomplishments
Download 9420 Recognition of Accomplishments by citizens, Students, Staff Members or Members of the Board