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2000 Series: School Board Governance and Operations

School Board Governance and Operations

Policy 2000 – School Board Governance

The purpose of this policy is to articulate the roles and processes of the Board that are critical to its effective and efficient operation.

Policy 2010 – Student Representation

The purpose of this policy is to articulate the roles and processes of the Board that are critical to its effective and efficient operation.

Policy 2020 – Policy Development and Adoption

This policy provides a uniform format for Board policies and establishes processes by which policies are developed, implemented, monitored, evaluated, reviewed, and updated.

Policy 2030 – Ombudsman

The purpose of this policy is to describe the core role, responsibilities, and authority of the position of Ombudsman. At the discretion of the Board, the Ombudsman may perform other tasks that foster the goal of school-related problem resolution and/or assist the Board in its functioning.

Policy 2040 – Public Participation in Meetings of the Board

The purpose of this policy is to preserve the orderly transaction of business of the Board and to provide guidelines for effective, efficient, and responsible community input on educational issues during regular meetings of the Board.

Policy 2050 – Advisory Committees to Staff and Schools

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidelines for the establishment of advisory committees to the Superintendent and Department of Education and to schools.

Policy 2060 – Advisory Committees to the Board of Education

The purpose of this policy is to sustain the Community Advisory Council and to provide guidelines for other advisory committees to the Board.

Policy 2070 – Ethics

The purpose of this policy is to support the Ethics Regulations by articulating the importance of ethical conduct by Board members and employees of the HCPSS in the governance and operation of the school system, to establish standards of conduct, and to publicize those standards to the school community.

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