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Policies and Procedures

Welcome to our updated Policy webpage. Policies are now fully accessible, mobile-friendly and interlink to ensure better mobility throughout the site. We invite you to provide feedback via online form.

The Board of Education sets local education policy consistent with state and federal laws governing public education. At the direction of the Board, the Superintendent and the school system administrative staff develop policies and administrative procedures to support policy decisions. Development and revision of policies follow Policy 2020 Policy Development and Adoption.

The policies are assigned by category series as follows:

Alphabetical Index to Policies(PDF)

Numerical Index to Policies (PDF)

Highlights of changes to policies and procedures (PDF)

Policies Under a Full Review and/or Development

Policies Revised But Not Yet Implemented

These policies and procedures are effective July 1, 2019 unless otherwise noted.

Public Input

During the development or revision period, comments and suggestions for changes to the policies under review can be submitted via email to policy@hcpss.org and will be shared with the applicable committee chairs prior to the presentation of the proposed policy report to the Board of Education.

After presentation of the proposed policy to the Board of Education, the public are invited to submit written testimony at least 48 hours prior to the meeting at which the Board is scheduled to take action by email to boe@hcpss.org or by letter to the Board of Education Office. The public may also testify in person at the public hearing. Equal consideration is given to written and oral testimony.

Contact

For more information, contact policy@hcpss.org.