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10000 Series: School and Community Involvement

School and Community Involvement

Policy 10000 – Parent, Family and Community Involvement

The purpose of this policy is to establish guidelines for the school system that endorse and encourage meaningful partnerships between and among schools, parents, families, and the community to support the social, emotional and academic growth of students.

Policy 10010 – Distribution and Display of Materials and Announcements

The purpose of this policy is to inform the public and staff about criteria for displaying, posting or distributing informational materials and announcements, including but not limited to: information sent home to or through students or distributed electronically; information on community display tables, racks or bulletin boards; and information made available at back-to-school nights, open houses, or other school-related activities.

Policy 10020 – Use of School Facilities

The purpose of this policy is to provide a uniform procedure to establish processes that provide for the use of public school facilities in Howard County.

Policy 10030 – Contests Sponsored by Outside Organizations

The purpose of this policy is to establish guidelines for student participation in contests sponsored by outside organizations.

Policy 10040 – Charter Schools

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidelines and procedures by which public charter schools may be established under the supervision of the Board of Education of Howard County, in accordance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.