Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District Policy Manual



Section A

Section A contains policies on the District’s legal role in providing public education and the basic principles underlying School Board governance. These policies provide a setting for all of the School Board’s other policies and regulations. The words “Board” and “School Board” in these policies shall refer to the Jaffrey-Rindge School Board.

ABA Volunteer Involvement (Also IJOC)

AC Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity/Human Relations

ACE Procedural Safeguards Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap/Disability

ADB Drug-Free Workplace

ADC Tobacco Products Ban


Section B


Section C

Section C contains policies on school management, administration organization, and school building and department administration – including the administrative aspect of special programs and system wide reforms such as school – or site-based management. It also houses personal policies on the superintendent, senior administrators – (management team), and school principals. All phases of policy implementation – procedures or regulations – are properly referenced and found in the appendix.

CA Administration Goals/Priority Objectives

CBI Evaluation of Superintendent

CCB Line and Staff Relations

CFA School Principals/Building Administrators

CFB Evaluation of Principals/Building Administrators

CHA Development of Regulations

CHCA Handbooks and Directives

CLA Treatment of Outside Reports

CM School District Annual Report


Section D


Section E


Section F

Section F contains policies and regulations, on facility planning, financing, construction, and renovation. The words “Board” and School Board” in these policies shall refer to the Jaffrey-Rindge School Board.

FA Facilities Development Goals

FBB Enrollment Projections

FE Facilities Construction

FEA Educational Specifications for Construction

FEB Architect/Engineer/Construction Manager

FEE Site Acquisition

FEH Supervision of Construction/Clerk of the Works


Section G

Section G contains policies on all school employees except for the Superintendent (policies on the school chief are located in section C, General Administration).The category is divided into three main divisions: GB has policies applying to all school employees or to general personnel matters; GC refers to instructional and administrative staff; and GD refers to support or classified staff. The word “Board” and “School Board” in these policies shall refer to the Jaffrey-Rindge School Board.

GA Personnel Goals/Priority Objectives

GBA Open Hiring/Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action

GBAA Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, and Violence (Also, JBAA)

GBCD Criminal History Records Check/Background Investigation (Also, IJOC)

GBCD-R Criminal History Records Check Procedures

GBD Communications with Staff (Also, BHC)

GBE Staff Rights and Responsibilities

GBEA Staff Ethics/Conflict of Interest

GBEBC Gifts to and Solicitations by Staff (Also, KH)

GBEF Staff Technology Acceptable Use and Social Media Policy

GBG Staff Welfare/Protection

GBGA Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing

GBGBA Defibrillators

GBJ Personnel Records and Files

GCB Professional Staff Contracts and Compensation

GCCBC Family and Medical Leave

GCEB Recruiting of Administrative Staff

GCG Part-time and Substitute Professional Staff Employment

GCH Professional Staff Orientation and Training

GCI Professional Staff Development

GCID Professional Staff Training, Workshops and Conferences

GCO Teacher Performance Evaluations

GCQA Reduction in Instructional Staff Work Force

GCQG Resignation of Instructional Staff

GCR Non-School Employment of Professional Staff

GCRD Tutoring for Pay


Section H

Section H contains policies of negotiating with Bargaining units recognized by the School Board and authorized under state law. The words “Board” and “School Board” in these policies shall refer to the Jaffrey-Rindge School Board.

HP Employee Job Action and Actions Regarding Work Stoppage

HPA Employee Walkout Strikes and Work-to-the-Rule


Section I

Section I contains policies on the instructional program: basic curricular subjects, special programs, instructional resources, and academic achievement. The words “Board” and “School Board” in these policies shall refer to the Jaffrey-Rindge School Board.

IB Academic Freedom

IC School Year (Also ICA)

ICA School Calendar (Also IC)

IFA Education and Identification of Learning Disabilities

IGA Curriculum Development

IGD Curriculum Adoption

IHAE Physical Education

IHAK Citizenship Values Education

IHAMA Teaching About Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco

IHAMC HIV/AIDS Education (Also GBGAA & JLCCA)

IHB Home Education Instruction

IHBA Special Education Programs for Handicapped/Disabled/Exceptional Students

IHBAA Evaluation Requirements for Children with Disabilities

IHBAA-R Special Education Evaluation Procedures

IHBB Gifted and Talented Education

IHBBA Limited English Proficiency Instruction

IHBCA Programs Pregnant/Parenting Students (Also JIE)

IHBG Homeschooling Non-Public Schooling

IHBH Extended Learning Opportunities

IHCD Advanced College Placement (Also LEB)

IJ Instructional Materials

IJL Library Materials Selection and Adoption

IJO Community Learning Resources

IJOA Field Trips (Also IJOC)

IJOC School Volunteers (Also ABA)

IJOC-R School Volunteers Procedures

IKA Grading Assessment Systems

IKB Homework

IKE Promotion Retention and Acceleration of Students

IKF Graduation Requirements

IKFA Early Graduation

IKG Awards and Scholarships

IL Evaluation of Instructional Programs

IMAB Teachers Teaching their own Children

IMC Controversial Speakers Program

IMDA Patriotic Exercises

IMG Animals in the Classroom


Section J

JBAA Sexual Harassment Discrimination and Violence

JCA Change of School or Assignment Policy

JEA Compulsory Attendance Age

JEC Manifest Educational Hardship

JF Student Admission to/Withdrawals from School/Enrollment

JFAA Admission of Resident Students

JFAB Admission of Non-Resident Students (and Tuition)

JFABB Foreign Exchange Students

JFABD Homeless Student Policy

JFJ Yearbook Policy

JH Attendance/Absenteeism and Truancy

JHB Truancy

JHBB Attendance Monitoring Accounting Student Absences

JHC Release Time for Student Precautions

JI Student Rights and Responsibilities

JIA Student Due Process Rights

JIB Student Involvement in Decision Making

JIBA Student Government

JIC Student Conduct

JICA Student Dress Code

JICC Student Conduct on School Buses

JICD Student Conduct, Discipline, and Due Process

JICDAA Employee-Student Relations

JICDD Student Discipline Out-of-School Actions

JICE Student Publications

JICEA Student Productions

JICF Gang Activity

JICFA Hazing

JICG Tobacco Products Ban Use and Possession

JICH Drug and Alcohol use by Students

JICI Dangerous Weapons on School Property

JICJ Unauthorized Communication Devices

JICK Pupil Safety and Violence Prevention

JIE Pregnant Students

JIH Student Searches and their Property

JIHC Use of Metal Detectors

JJA Student Organizations/Activities

JJF Student Activity Accounts

JJF-R Administering Student Activity Monies Procedure

JJG Contests for Students – Non-School Sponsored

JJIB Interscholastic Sports

JKA Corporal Punishment

JKAB Physical Restraint

JKAB-R Use of Child Restraint and Seclusion Procedures

JKB Detention of Students

JLA Student Insurance Program

JLC Student Health Services and Requirements

JLCA Physical Examination of Students

JLCB Immunization of Students

JLCB-R Immunization of Students Protocol

JLCC Communicable Diseases

JLCCA Students with HIV/Aids (Also GBGAA & IHAMA)

JLCD Administering Medicines to Students

JLCE First Aid and Emergency Medical Care

JLCF Student Wellness Policy

JLCG Exclusion of Students from School for Illness

JLCG-R Exclusion of Students from School for Illness

JLCJ Concussions and Head Injuries

JLDBA Suicide Prevention

JLF Reporting Child Abuse/Neglect

JLIA Supervision of Students

JLIE Student Automobile Use and Parking

JM Student Awards, Honors, and Scholarships

JQ Student Fees, Fines, and Charges

JRA Student Records (FERPA)


Section K


Section L

Section L contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the Jaffrey Rindge School District’s relationship with other education agencies – including other school systems, regional or service districts, private schools, colleges and universities, education research organizations, and state and national education agencies. The words “Board” and “School Board” in these policies shall refer to the Jaffrey-Rindge School Board.

LA Education Agency Relations Goals/Priority Objectives

LC Relations with Education Research Agencies

LDA Student Teaching and Internships

LEB Advanced College Placement (Also IHCD)

LK Legislative Representation