Policies & Procedures

 
 
School board policies are statements that set forth the purposes and prescribe in general terms
the organization and program of the district. They provide general, ongoing guidance and direction
to the district. 
 
Policy Key Codes
 
SECTION A: FOUNDATIONS AND BASIC COMMITMENTS

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.

SECTION B: SCHOOL BOARD GOVERNANCE AND OPERATIONS

Section B contains policies on the School Board - how it is appointed or elected; how it is
organized; how it conducts meetings, and how the board operates. This section includes bylaws
and policies establishing the board's internal operating procedures.

SECTION C: GENERAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION

Section C contains policies on school management, administrative 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
personnel 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.

SECTION D: FISCAL MANAGEMENT

Section D contains policies on school finances and the management of funds. Policies on the
financing of school construction and renovation, however, are filed in Section F, Facilities
Development.

SECTION E: SUPPORT SERVICES

Section E contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on non-instructional services and
programs, particularly those on business management such as safety, building and grounds
management, office services, transportation, and food services.

SECTION F: FACILITIES PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Section F contains policies and regulations, on facility planning, financing, construction, and
renovation.

SECTION G: PERSONNEL

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.

SECTION H: NEGOTIATIONS

Section H contains policies on the process of negotiating with Bargaining units recognized by
the School Board and authorized under state law.

SECTION I: INSTRUCTION

Section I contains policies on the instructional program: basic curricular subjects, special
programs, instructional resources, and academic achievement.

SECTION J: STUDENTS

Section J contains policies on students – admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities,
conduct, discipline, health and welfare, and school-related activities.

SECTION K: SCHOOL - COMMUNITY - HOME RELATIONS

Section K contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on parent and community involvement in
schools. Except for policies concerning education agencies, statements on public sector
relations with the school district are located in this section, too.

SECTION L: EDUCATION AGENCY RELATIONS

Section L contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the 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.
 
Categories

O = Optional These policies should be reviewed to determine whether they meet a particular
local need. Most are informational in nature.

P = Priority/Required by Law The subject matter of these policies is required by state and/or
federal law.

R = Recommended While these policies are not required
 
 

 
Policy Series 

The policies are categorized into the twelve areas.  They can be accessed in both text and pdf versions.
 
 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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all policies contained in that section.

 
 
 
[PDF downloadable files]
 
Note:  These pdf files are currently not up to date.
We are still working on a new page that will host policies
in individual pdf downloadable files.  
 
Sorry for the inconvenience.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Important Notice

These policies are the exclusive property of the Milford School District, and they are intended for the exclusive use of the district. No content is allowed to be reproduced, copied, transmitted, distributed, or sold, in any form, other than for the sole purpose of the official business of the school district.