Policies & Regulations

In Connecticut, public school districts use a universal framework to name, categorize, and organize their operating policies. In many cases, the basics tenets of these policies are created and issued by the State of Connecticut. In other cases, the policies are issued from the Federal level. Some policies may reflect a combination of state and/or federal requirements with additional requirements established by the Bethany Board of Education.

The official set of formal policies is managed by the Bethany Board of Education. Changes in policies can only be adopted, reviewed, and revised by majority vote of the Bethany Board of Education.

Series 0000 Mission - Goals - Objectives

Policy # Type Title Last Revision
0100 Policy Mission for the Bethany Public School District 01/09/2018
0111 Policy Goal Setting and Long Range Planning 01/09/2018
0111 Regulation Goal Setting and Planning 03/16/2017
0521 Policy Nondiscrimination 10/07/2015

 

Series 1000 Community Relations

Policy # Type Title Last Revision
1000 Policy Concept, Goals and Roles in Community Relations 01/09/2018
1080 Policy Automatic External Defibrillators 11/09/2016
1080 Regulation Automatic External Defibrillators 11/06/2016
1100 Policy Communication with the Public 01/13/2016
1112 Policy News Media Relationship 01/09/2018
1118 Regulation Discrimination Complaints from Community Members 12/14/2017
1120 Policy Public Participation at Board of Education Meetings 01/09/2018
1140 Policy Distribution of Materials by Students 10/07/2015
1149 Regulation Sexual Offenders on School Property 10/06/2016
1170 Policy Recognition of Students, Citizens, Staff, and Members of the Board of Education 01/09/2018
1210 Policy School-Community Organizations 10/07/2015
1212 Policy School Volunteers, Student Interns, and Other Non-Employees 10/07/2015
1212 Regulation School Volunteers, Student Interns, and Other Non-Employees 10/07/2015
1220 Policy Citizens' Ad Hoc Advisory Committees 01/09/2018
1250 Policy Visitors 11/18/2015
1250 Regulation Visitors 11/18/2015
1311.1 Policy Political Activities of School Employees 01/09/2018
1312 Policy Public Complaints 01/09/2018
1316 Policy Conduct on School Property 01/09/2018
1321 Policy Public Performances by Students 10/07/2015
1321 Regulation Public Performances by Students 10/21/2015
1322 Policy Student Contests and Competitions 01/09/2018
1324 Policy Fundraising Activities 10/07/2015
1324 Regulation Fundraising Activities 01/12/2017
1330 Policy Use of School Facilities 12/09/2015
1331 Policy Smoking in School Facilities 11/09/2016
1340 Policy Access to School Procedures and Materials 10/07/2015
1411 Policy Law Enforcement Officials 12/09/2015
1411 Regulation School and Law Enforcement Agency Cooperation 03/01/2016
1412 Policy School and Fired Department Cooperation 11/18/2015
1416 Policy Fiscal Authority 10/07/2015
1500 Policy Relations between Area, State, Regional & National Associations and the District 10/07/21015
1600 Policy Possession of Deadly Weapons or Firearms 11/09/2016

 

Series 2000 Administration

Policy # Type Title Last Revision
2000 Policy Administration - Basic Concepts 03/09/2016
2000.1 Policy Board-Superintendent Relationship 03/09/2016
2100 Policy Administrative Staff Organization 03/09/2016
2111 Policy Equal Employment Opportunity 03/09/2016
2121 Policy Lines of Responsibility 03/09/2016
2130 Policy Job Descriptions 03/09/2016
2131 Policy Superintendent of Schools 03/09/2016
2141 Policy Recruitment and Appointment of Superintendent 03/14/2018
2151 Policy Hiring School Administrators 06/08/2016
2200 Policy Administrative Operations 03/09/2016
2210 Policy Administrative Leeway in Absence of Board Policy 03/09/2016
2221 Policy Administrative Councils and Committees 03/09/2016
2231 Policy Policy and Regulation Systems 3/09/2016
2240 Policy Educational Research in District Schools 03/09/2016
2250 Policy Administrative Monitoring of Product and Process Goals 03/09/2016
2400 Policy Evaluation of the Superintendent 05/10/2017
2500 Policy Administrative Reports 03/09/2016

Series 3000 Business

Policy # Type Title Last Revision
3000 Policy Concept and Roles in Business and Non-Instructional Operations 04/13/2016
3100 Policy Board Budget Procedures and Line Item Transfers 11/09/2016
3110 Policy Fiscal Year 04/13/2016
3120 Policy Budget Development 04/13/2016
3150 Policy Budget Adoption 04/13/2016
3160 Policy Transfer of Funds between Categories; Amendments 04/13/2016
3221 Policy Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Fiscal Compliance 11/09/2016
3221 Regulation Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Fiscal Compliance 11/06/2016
3231 Policy Medical Reimbursement for Special Education Students 04/13/2016
3231 Regulation Medical Reimbursement for Special Education Students 05/05/2016
3240 Policy Tuition Fees 04/13/2016
3250 Policy Materials/Services Fees, Charges 04/13/2016
3260 Policy Disposal of Obsolete or Surplus Equipment/Materials 04/13/2016
3280 Policy Gifts, Grants and Bequests 04/13/2016
3280 Regulation Gifts, Grants and Bequests 09/15/2015
3313 Policy Relations with Vendors 04/13/2016
3313.1 Policy Local Purchasing 04/13/2016
3320 Policy Purchasing and Bidding 10/05/2016
3324 Policy Ordering Goods and Services - Contracts 04/13/2016
3326.1 Policy Payroll Procedures and Authorized Signatures 04/13/2016
3432 Policy Financial Records and Reports 04/13/2016
3434 Policy Periodic Audits 04/13/2016
3435 Policy Fraud Prevention and Investigation 04/13/2016
3435 Regulation Fraud Prevention and Investigation 05/05/2016
3440 Policy Inventories 04/13/2016
3450 Policy Monies in School Buildings 04/13/2016
3450 Regulation Monies in School Buildings 09/15/2015
3453 Policy School Activity Funds 04/13/2016
3510 Policy Operation and Maintenance of Plant 04/13/2016
3513.1 Policy Energy Conversation 04/13/2016
3513.2 Policy Waste Management, Resource Conversation and Recycling 04/13/2016
3514 Policy Equipment 11/09/2016
3516 Policy Safety 04/13/2016
3516.3 Policy Accident Prevention and Reporting 04/13/2016
3517 Policy School Security and Safety 11/09/2016
3517 Regulation School Security and Safety 11/06/2016
3520.13 Policy Data-Based Information and Management Systems 12/13/2017
3524 Policy Hazardous Materials 04/13/2016
3524.1 Policy Pesticide Application on School Property 11/09/2016
3524.1 Regulation Pesticide Application on School Property 10/06/2016
3524.2 Policy Green Cleaning Program 11/09/2016
3532 Policy Property Insurance 04/13/2016
3533 Policy Employee/Officer Bonds 5/11/2016
3541 Policy Transportation 04/13/2016
3541 Regulation Transportation 08/01/2018
3541.4 Policy Transportation Equipment 04/13/2016
3542.1 Policy Food Service - Purposes and Facilities 04/13/2016
3542.22 Policy Food Service - Code of Conduct 05/11/2016
3542.31 Policy Free or Reduced Price Lunches (National School Lunch Program) 04/13/2016
3542.31 Regulation Food Service Finances 05/05/2016
3542.33 Regulation Food Sales Other than National School Lunch Program 05/05/2016
3542.43 Policy Food Service Charging 10/05/2016
3542.43 Regulation Food Service Charging 07/01/2017
3543.31 Policy Retention of Electronic Records and Information 04/13/2016
3543.31 Regulation Retention of Electronic Records and Information 05/05/2016
3543.311 Policy Holds on the Destruction of Electronic Information and Paper Records 04/13/2016
3543.311 Regulation Holds on the Destruction of Electronic Information and Paper Records 05/05/2016
3560 Policy Capital Improvements 04/13/2016

 

Series 4000 Personnel

Policy # Type Title Last Revision
4111 4211 Policy Recruitment & Selection 11/19/2016
4111   Regulation Recruitment & Selection 03/11/2015
4111.1 4211.1 Policy Affirmative Action in Recruitment and Selection 04/08/2015
4111.1 4211.1 Regulation Equal Employment Opportunity 04/08/2015
4111.3 4211.3 Policy Plan for Minority Staff Recruitment 11/09/2016
4112 4212 Regulation Security Access 03/01/2018
4112.5 4212.5 Policy Employment Checks 11/09/2016
4112.5 4212.5 Regulation Employment Checks 12/14/2017
4112.6 4212.6 Policy Personnel Records 05/11/2016
4112.61 4212.61 Policy Use and Disclosure of Employee Medical Information (HIPAA) 05/11/2016
4112.8 4212.8 Policy Nepotism: Employment of Relatives 06/08/2016
4113   Policy Criminal Justice Information 01/11/2017
4113   Regulation Criminal Justice Information 01/12/2017
4115   Policy Evaluation/Supervision/Support Program 06/08/2016
4116   Policy Intramural Athletic Coaches 04/08/2015
4116.1   Policy Evaluation 05/11/2016
4116.1   Regulation Concussion Training for Athletic Coaches 10/06/2016
4116.2   Policy Sudden Cardiac Arrest 10/05/2016
4117.5   Policy Exit Interview 05/11/2016
4118.11 4218.11 Policy Non-discrimination and Equal Education Opportunity 03/14/2018
4118.11 4218.11 Regulation Discrimination Complaints 01/09/2018
4118.111   Regulation Grievance Procedure-Title IX 03/11/2015
4118.112 4218.112 Policy Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace 11/09/2016
4118.112 4218.112 Regulation Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Complaint Procedure 10/06/2016
4118.113 4218.113 Policy Harassment 03/11/2015
4118.113 4218.113 Regulation Harassment Complaint Procedure 03/11/2015
4118.14 4218.14 Policy Employees and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act 01/11/2017
4118.14 4218.14 Regulation Employees and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act 01/12/2017
4118.231 4218.231 Policy Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Free Workplace 11/09/2016
4118.231 4218.231 Regulation Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Free Workplace 03/01/2016
4118.5 4218.5 Policy Employee Use of the District's Computer Systems and Electronic Communications 11/09/2016
4118.5 4218.5 Regulation Employee Use of the District's Computer Systems and Electronic Communications 10/09/2016
4118.6 4218.6 Policy Social Media 11/09/2016
4118.6 4218.6 Regulation Social Media 10/06/2016
4119 4219 Policy Prohibition on Recommendations for Pscyhotropic Drugs 11/09/2016
4121 4221 Policy Substitutes 11/09/2016
4131   Policy Staff Development 03/14/2018
4133 4233 Policy Travel Reimbursement 04/08/2015
4134 4234 Policy Tutoring 05/11/2016
4147.1 4247.1 Policy Bloodborne Pathogens 04/08/2015
4147.1 4247.1 Regulation Exposure Control for Bloodborne Pathogens 10/06/2016
4148 4248 Policy Employee Protection 06/08/2016
4152.6 4252.6 Policy Family and Medical Leave Act 03/14/2018
4152.6 4252.6 Regulation Family and Medical Leave Act 03/15/2018

 

Series 5000 Students

Policy # Type Title Last Revision
5000 Policy Student Educational Development 05/13/2015
5111 Policy Admission/Ages of Attendance/Placement 12/13/2017
5113 Policy Student Attendance, Truancy and Chronic Absenteeism 12/13/2017
5113 Regulation Attendance, Truancy and Chronic Absenteeism 12/13/2017
5114 Policy Student Discipline 12/13/2017
5117.2 Policy Interdistrict Choice 05/13/2015
5118 Policy Resident and Non-Resident Attendance 10/05/2016
5118 Regulation Resident, Nonresident or Former Resident Attendance 01/12/2017
5118.1 Policy Homeless Children and Youth 03/15/2017
5118.1 Regulation Homeless Children and Youth 12/14/2017
5118.11 Policy Future Resident 05/13/2015
5120 Policy Non-Resident Staff 12/13/2017
5121 Policy Examination/Grading/Rating 02/11/2015
5121.3 Policy Academic Honesty 05/13/2015
5123 Policy Promotion/Acceleration/Retention 05/13/2015
5124 Policy Reporting to Parents 05/13/2015
5125 Policy Confidentiality and Access to Education Records 12/13/2017
5126 Policy Awards for Achievement 10/07/2015
5131 Policy Student Conduct 06/08/2016
5131.1 Policy Bus Conduct 01/09/2018
5131.1 Regulation Bus Rules 08/01/2018
5131.111 Policy Video Surveillance 05/13/2015
5131.3 Policy Bicycles 10/05/2016
5131.5 Policy Vandalism 06/08/2016
5131.6 Policy Alcohol Use, Drugs and Tobacco 01/11/2017
5131.6 Regulation Drugs and Alcohol Use by Students 01/12/2017
5131.7 Policy Weapons and Dangerous Instruments 05/13/2015
5131.911 Policy Bullying Prevention and Intervention 11/09/2016
5131.911 Regulation Safe School Climate Plan 10/06/2016
5132 Policy Student Dress 04/13/2016
5133 Policy Use of Private Technology Devices by Students 12/13/2017
5134 Policy Electronic Resources  
5134 Regulation Electronic Resources 01/09/2018
5141.21 Policy Administration of Student Medications in School 11/09/2016
5141.22 Policy Communicable and Infectious Diseases 06/08/2016
5141.22 Regulation Communicable and Infectious Diseases 05/05/2016
5141.231 Policy Prohibition on Recommendations for Psychotropic Drugs 06/08/2016
5141.25 Policy Students with Special Health Care Needs 06/08/2016
5141.25 Regulation Students with Special Health Care Needs 10/06/2016
5141.3 Policy Health Assessments and Screenings 10/05/2016
5141.3 Regulation Health Assessments/Screenings 01/09/2018
5141.31 Regulation Immunizations 01/09/2018
5141.4 Policy Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect or Sexual Assault of Students by School Employees 03/09/2016
5141.4 Regulation Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect of Children or Sexual Assault of Students by School Employees 01/12/2017
5141.5 Policy Suicide Prevention and Intervention 05/13/2015
5141.5 Regulation Suicide Prevention and Intervention 05/05/2016
5142 Policy Student Safety 06/08/2016
5142.1 Policy Rights of Custodial & Non-Custodial Parents of Minor Children 06/08/2016
5144.1 Policy Physical Restraint and Seclusion of Students 12/13/2017
5144.1 Regulation Physical Restraint and Seclusion of Students 12/13/2017
5144.4 Regulation Physical Activity and Student Discipline 10/06/2016
5145 Policy Students and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 11/09/2016
5145 Regulation Students and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990  01/12/2017
5145.12 Policy Search and Seizure 06/18/2016
5145.12 Regulation Search and Seizure 05/05/2016
5145.14 Policy On-Campus Recruitment 11/09/2016
5145.15 Policy Directory Information 11/09/2016
5145.16 Policy Student Privacy 03/15/2017
5145.2 Policy Freedom of Speech/Expression 05/13/2015
5145.4 Policy Non-Discrimination 11/09/2016
5145.4 Regulation Discrimination Complaints 01/09/2018
5145.5 Policy Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment 11/09/2016
5145.5 Regulation Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment 10/06/2016
5145.511 Policy Sexual Abuse Prevention and Education Program/ 11/18/2015
5145.53 Policy Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth 01/11/2017
5145.53 Regulation Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth 01/09/2018
5145.6 Policy Student Grievance Procedures 06/08/2016
5145.71 Policy Surrogate Parent Program 06/08/2016

Series 6000 Instruction

Policy # Type Title Last Revision
6000 Policy Concept and Roles in Instruction 05/10/2017
6111 Policy School Calendar 12/13/2017
6112 Policy School Day 05/10/2017
6114 Policy Emergencies and Disaster Preparedness 05/10/2017
6114.1 Policy Fire Emergency and Crisis Response Drills 03/15/2017
6115 Policy School Ceremonies and Observances 03/15/2017
6121 Policy Nondiscrimination in Instruction 06/10/2015
6135 Policy Parent-Teacher Conferences 11/09/2016
6140 Policy Curriculum 01/11/2017
6141 Policy Curriculum Design/Development 01/11/2017
6141.311 Policy Limited English Proficiency Program 11/09/2016
6141.312 Policy Migrant Students 01/11/2017
6141.32 Policy Digital Technology and Instruction 12/13/2017
6141.321 Policy Websites/Pages 12/13/2017
6141.322 Policy District/School/Staff/Student Publications 06/10/2015
6141.322 Regulation District/School/Staff/Student Digital Publications 06/10/2015
6141.3291 Policy One-to-One Tablet Program 12/13/2017
6142.1 Policy Family Life Education 10/07/2015
6142.101 Policy Wellness 12/13/2017
6142.101 Regulation Wellness 12/13/2017
6144 Policy Controversial Issues 06/10/2015
6144 Regulation Controversial Issues 06/10/2015
6144.1 Policy Curricular Exemptions 11/09/2016
6145 Policy Extracurricular Activities 06/10/2015
6145.1 Policy Enrichment Activities 06/10/2015
6146.2 Policy Statewide Proficiency/Mastery Examinations 05/10/2017
6146.22 Policy Individuals with Disabilities Education Action (IDEA)-Alternative Assessments for Students with Disabilities for Statewide and Districtwide Assessments 11/09/2016
6151 Policy Class Size 10/07/2015
6153 Policy Field Trips 10/05/2016
6153 Regulation Field Trips 06/08/2016
6154 Policy Homework 02/11/2015
6161 Policy Equipment, Books, and Materials: Provision/Selection 05/10/2017
6161.1 Regulation Evaluation of Instructional Materials 03/01/2017
6161.2 Policy Care of Instructional Materials 05/10/2017
6161.2 Regulation Care of Instructional Materials 08/01/2018
6161.8 Policy Parental Access to Instructional Material 11/09/2016
6162.51 Policy Surveys and Screenings of Students 06/10/2015
6162.6 Policy Use of Copying Devices 06/10/2015
6162.7 Policy Use of Proprietary Software 06/10/2015
6163.3 Policy Live Animals in the Classroom 06/10/2015
6164.11 Policy Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs 06/10/2015
6164.12 Policy Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) 06/10/2015
6171 Policy Special Education 06/10/2015
6171.2 Policy Preschool Special Education 05/10/2017
6171.3 Policy Placement of Special Education Students (Out-of-District) 12/13/2017
6172.1 Policy Talented and Gifted Program 12/13/2017
6172.3 Policy Home Schooling 06/10/2015
6173 Policy Homebound Instruction 06/10/2015
6173 Regulation Homebound Instruction 06/10/2015
6200 Policy Adult Continuing Education 06/10/2015

 

Series 7000 New Construction

Policy # Type Title Last Revision
7110 Policy Long-Range Planning 12/09/2015
7113.1 Policy Retirement of Buildings 10/07/2015
7211 Policy Architect Selection 10/07/2015
7221 Policy Selection of Site 01/13/2016
7230.1 Policy Energy-Conserving Conservation 01/09/2018
7230.2 Policy Indoor Air Quality 12/09/2015

Series 9000 Bylaws of the Board

Policy # Type Title Last Revision
9000 Bylaw Role of Board and Members 02/10/2016
9010 Bylaw Limits of Authority 02/10/2016
9020 Bylaw Public Statements 02/10/2016
9030 Bylaw Communications with Staff and Students 02/10/2016
9110 Bylaw Number of Members, Terms of Office, Oath of Office 11/09/2016
9120 Bylaw Officers 02/10/2016
9121 Bylaw Official Duties of Chairperson 02/10/2016
9122 Bylaw Official Duties of Vice Chairperson 02/10/2016
9123 Bylaw Official Duties of Secretary 02/10/2016
9124 Bylaw Duties of Recording Secretary 02/10/2016
9125 Bylaw Legal Counsel 02/10/2016
9132 Bylaw Committees 02/10/2016
9210 Bylaw Qualification of Members 02/10/2016
9221 Bylaw Filling Vacancies on the Board 03/09/2016
9222 Bylaw Removal of Board Officers 02/10/2016
9230 Bylaw Orientation of Board Members 02/10/2016
9250 Bylaw Reimbursement of Board Members' Expenses 02/10/2016
9270 Bylaw Conflict of Interest 02/10/2016
9271 Bylaw Code of Ethics 02/10/2016
9272 Bylaw Code of Conduct on Data Use 02/10/2016
9273 Bylaw Code of Conduct for Board Members 02/10/2016
9300 Bylaw Transaction of Business 02/10/2016
9311 Bylaw Formulation, Adoption, Amendment or Deletion of Policies 02/10/2016
9312 Bylaw Formulation, Adoption, Amendment or Deletion of Bylaws 02/10/2016
9313 Bylaw Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Deletion of Administrative Regulations 02/10/2016
9314 Bylaw Suspension of Policies, Bylaws of Administrative Regulations 02/10/2016
9321 Bylaw Time, Place and Notification of Meetings 02/10/2016
9322 Bylaw Public Meetings and Executive Sessions 02/10/2016
9323 Bylaw Construction and Posting of Agenda 02/10/2016
9325 Bylaw Meeting Conduct 02/10/2016
9325.1 Bylaw Quorum and Voting Procedures 02/10/2016
9326 Bylaw Minutes 02/10/2016
9327 Bylaw Electronic Mail Communications 02/10/2016
9330 Bylaw Board/School District Records 02/10/2016
9400 Bylaw Self-Evaluation 05/10/2017