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Policies & Regulations

In pursuit of effective communication with the public, the Board provides access to the adopted policies, regulations, and exhibits of the District.
The following policies relate specifically to safety:
The following policies relate specifically to complaints:
Information regarding Mandated Reporters:


The SUSD webpage is under construction to convert to a new system of access to Board policies/regulations.  If interested in a specific policy/regulation, please contact Lise Belton via email at [email protected], or Veronica Flournoy via email at [email protected] for the current version.

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  • 0000 – Mission and Goals
  • 1000 – Community Relations
  • 2000 – Administration
  • 3000 – Business
  • 4000 – Personnel
  • 5000 – Students
  • 6000 – Instruction
  • 7000 – Facilities
  • 9000 – Board Bylaws
Series Name Policy/Bylaw (BP/BB) Admin/Board Regulation (AR/BR) Exhibit (E)
  0000 - Mission and Goals      
0000 Vision BP AR  
0100 Philosophy BP    
0200 Goals for the School District BP    
0400 Comprehensive Plans BP    
0410 Non-Discrimination in District Programs and Activities BP    
0415 Equity BP    
0420 School Plans/Site Councils BP AR  
0420.4 Charter Schoool Authorization BP AR  
0420.5 School-Based Decisionmaking BP AR  
0420.41 Charter School Oversight BP   E
0420.42 Charter School Renewal BP    
0420.43 Charter School Revocation BP    
0430 Comprehensive Local Plan for Special Education BP AR  
0440 District Technology Plan BP    
0450 Comprehensive Safety Plan BP AR  
0460 Local Control and Accountability Plan BP AR  
0470 COVID-19 Mitigation Plan BP    
0500 Accountability BP    
0510 School Accountability Report Card BP    
0520.2 Title I Program Improvement Schools BP AR  
0520.3 Title I Program Improvement Districts BP    
  1000 - Community Relations      
1000 Concepts and Roles BP    
1100 Communication With The Public BP    
1101 School Directory BP    
1112 Media Relations BP    
1113 District and School Websites BP AR E
1114 District-Sponsored Social Media BP AR  
1220 Citizen Advisory Committees BP AR  
1240 Volunteer Assistance BP AR  
1241 Volunteeer Athletic Coaches BP AR E
1250 Visitors/Outsiders BP AR  
1260 Educational Foundations BP    
1312 Complaints Concerning The Schools BP   E
1312.1 Complaints Concerning District Employees BP AR E
1312.2 Complains Concerning Instructional Materials BP AR E
1312.3 Uniform Complaint Procedures BP AR E
1312.4 Williams Uniform Complaint Procedure   AR E
1313 Civility BP    
1321 Solicitation of Funds From and By Students BP AR  
1325 Advertising and Promotion BP AR  
1330 Use of School Facilities BP AR  
1330.1 Joint Use Agreements BP    
1340 Access to District Records BP AR  
1400 Relations Between Other Governmental Agencies and the Schools BP    
1431 Waivers BP    
1700 Relations Between Private Industry and The Schools BP    
  2000 - Administration      
2000 Concepts and Roles BP    
2100 Administrative Staff Organization BP    
2110 Superintendent Responsibilities and Duties BP    
2111 Superintendent Governance Standards BP    
2112 Organizational Chart     E
2120 Superintendent Recruitment and Selection BP    
2121 Superintendent's Contract BP    
2140 Evaluation of the Superintendent BP    
2210 Administrative Discretion Regarding Board policy BP    
2230 Representative and Deliberative Groups BP AR  
  3000 - Business      
3000 Concepts and Roles BP    
3100 Budget BP AR  
3110 Transfer of Funds BP AR  
3220.1 Lottery Funds BP    
3230 Federal Grant Funds BP AR  
3250 Transportation Fees BP AR  
3260 Fees and Charges BP AR  
3270 Sale and Disposal of Books, Equipment, and Supplies BP AR  
3280 Sale, Lease, Rental of District-Owned Real Property BP AR  
3290 Gifts, Grants, and Bequests BP    
3300 Expenditures/Expending Authority BP    
3310 Purchasing Procedures   AR  
3311 Bids BP AR  
3311.1 Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting BP AR  
3311.2 Lease-Leaseback Contracts   AR  
3311.3 Design-Build Contracts   AR  
3311.4 Procurement of Technological Equipment   AR  
3312 Contracts BP    
3312.2 Educational Travel Program Contracts BP AR  
3314 Payment for Goods and Services BP AR  
3314.2 Revolving Fund BP    
3320 Claims and Actions Against The District BP AR E
3320.1 Liability Claim Form   AR E
3350 Travel Expenses BP    
3400 Management of District Assets and Accounts BP    
3430 Investing BP AR  
3440 Inventories   AR  
3452 Student Activity Funds BP    
3460 Financial Reports and Accountability   AR  
3470 Debt Issuance and Management BP    
3471 Parcel Taxes BP    
3510 Green School Operations BP    
3511 Energy and Water Management BP    
3511.1 Integrated Waste Management BP AR  
3512 Equipment   AR E
3513.1 Cellular Phone Reimbursement BP AR E1E2
3513.3 Tobacco-Free Schools BP AR  
3513.4 Drug and Alcohol Free Schools BP    
3514 Environmental Safety BP AR  
3514.1 Hazardous Substances BP AR  
3514.2 Integrated Pest Management   AR  
3515 Campus Security BP AR  
3515.2 Disruptions BP AR  
3515.21 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones) BP    
3515.4 Recovery for Property Loss or Damage BP AR  
3515.5 Sex Offender Notification BP AR  
3515.6 Criminal Background Checks for Contractors   AR  
3516 Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Plan BP AR  
3516.1 Fire Drills and Fires   AR  
3516.2 Bomb Threats   AR  
3516.3 Earthquake Emergency Procedure System   AR  
3516.5 Emergency Schedules BP    
3517 Facilities Inspection BP AR  
3530 Risk Management/Insurance BP AR  
3535.7 Firearms on School Grounds BP    
3540 Transportation BP AR  
3541 Transportation Routes and Services   AR  
3541.1 Transportation for School-Related Trips   AR E
3541.2 Transportation for Students With Disabilities BP    
3542 School Bus Drivers   AR  
3543 Transportation Safety and Emergencies   AR  
3550 Food Service/Child Nutrition program BP AR  
3551 Food Service Operations/Cafeteria Fund BP AR  
3553 Free and Reduced Price Meals BP AR  
3554 Other Food Sales BP AR  
3555 Nutrition Program Compliance BP   E
3580 District Records BP AR  
3600 Consultants BP    
  4000 - Personnel      
4000 Concepts and Roles BP    
4020 Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace BP   E
4030 Non-Discrimination in Employment BP AR  
4032 Reasonable Accommodation   AR  
4033 Lactation Accommodation BP    
4040 Employee Use of Technology BP AR E
4100 Certificated Personnel BP    
4111 Recruitment and Selection BP AR  
4111.2 Legal Status Requirement BP AR  
4112 Appointment and Conditions of Employment   AR E
4112.1 Contracts   AR  
4112.2 Certification BP AR  
4112.3 Oath of Affirmation   AR  
4112.4 Health Examinations   AR  
4112.5 Criminal Record Check   AR E
4112.6 Personnel Files   AR  
4112.8 Employment of Relatives BP    
4112.9 Employee Notifications BP   E
4112.21 Interns BP AR  
4112.22 Staff Teaching Students of Limited English Proficiency   AR  
4112.23 Special Education Staff   AR  
4112.41 Employee Drug/Alcohol Testing BP AR E
4112.61 Employment References BP AR  
4112.62 Maintenance of Criminal Offender Records   AR E
4113 Assignment BP AR  
4113.4 Temporary Modified/Light-Duty Assignment BP AR  
4113.5 Working Remotely BP    
4115 Evaluation/Supervision BP AR  
4116 Probationary/Permanent Status BP AR  
4117.1 Retirement From Service BP    
4117.2 Resignation BP    
4117.3 Personnel Reduction BP AR  
4117.4 Dismissal   AR  
4117.6 Decision Not To Rehire   AR  
4117.7 Employment Status Reports   AR  
4117.11 Pre-Retirement/Part-Time Employment   AR  
4117.12 Retirement Consultancy Contracts BP AR  
4117.13 Early Retirement Options BP    
4117.14 Postretirement Employment   AR  
4118 Dismissal/Suspension/Disciplinary Action BP AR  
4119 Rights, Responsibilities, and Duties BP    
4119.1 Civil and Legal Rights BP    
4119.3 Duties of Personnel BP    
4119.11 Sexual Harassment BP AR  
4119.12 Title IX Sexual Harassment Complaint Procedures   AR E
4119.21 Professional Standards (Certificated Staff) BP   E
4119.22 Dress and Grooming BP    
4119.23 Unauthorized Release of Confidential/Privileged Information BP    
4119.24 Academic Freedom BP    
4119.25 Political Activities of Employees BP AR  
4119.41 Employees With Infectious Disease BP    
4119.42 Exposure Control Plan For Bloodborne Pathogens BP AR E
4119.43 Universal Precautions BP AR  
4121 Temporary/Substitute Personnel BP AR  
4127 Temporary Athletic Team Coaches BP AR  
4128 Shared Teaching Assignments   AR  
4131 Staff Development BP    
4131.1 Teacher Support and Guidance BP AR  
4131.5 Professional Growth BP    
4135 Soliciting and Selling BP    
4136 Nonschool Employment BP    
4138 Mentor Teachers BP AR  
4140/4240/4340 Bargaining Units BP    
4141/4241 Collective Bargaining Agreement BP    
4141.6/4241.6 Concerted Action/Work Stoppage BP AR  
4143.1/4243.1 Public Notice/Personnel Negotiations BP AR  
4144 Complaints BP AR  
4151 Employee Compensation BP    
4154/4254/4354 Health and Welfare Benefits BP AR  
4156.2 Awards and Recognition BP    
4156.3 Employee Property Reimbursement BP    
4157 Employee Safety BP AR  
4157.2 Ergonomics   AR  
4157.1 Work-Related Injuries BP AR  
4158 Employee Security BP AR  
4159 Employee Assistance Programs BP    
4161 Leaves BP AR  
4161.1 Personal Illness and Injury Leave   AR  
4161.2 Personal Leaves   AR  
4161.3 Professional Leaves BP    
4161.5 Military Leave   AR  
4161.8 Family Care and Medical Leave   AR E
4161.9 Catastrophic Leave Program BP AR  
4161.11 Industrial Accident/Illness Leave   AR  
4200 Classified Personnel BP AR  
4212 Appointment and Conditions of Employment   AR  
4213.5 Working Remotely BP    
4212.5 Criminal Record Check   AR  
4212.9 Employee Notifications BP    
4212.42 Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus Drivers BP AR E
4215 Evaluation/Supervision BP AR  
4216 Probationary/Permanent Status BP    
4217.2 Resignation BP    
4217.3 Layoff/Rehire   AR  
4217.11 Preretirement Part-Time Employment   AR  
4218 Dismissal/Suspension/Disciplinary Action   AR E
4219.21 Professional Standards (Classified Staff) BP    
4219.42 Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens BP AR E
4219.43 Universal Precautions BP AR  
4222 Teacher Aides/Paraprofessionals BP AR  
4231 Staff Development BP AR  
4240 Bargaining Units BP    
4243 Overtime Pay/Compensatory Time Off BP    
4243.1 Public Notice - Personnel Negotiations BP AR  
4251 Employee Compensation BP    
4257 Employee Safety BP AR  
4257.1 Work Related Injuries   AR  
4257.2 Ergonomics   AR  
4258 Employee Security BP AR  
4261.1 Personal Illness and Injury Leave BP AR  
4261.2 Personal Leaves   AR  
4261.3 Professional Leaves BP    
4261.8 Family Care and Medical Leave   AR E
4300 Management/Supervisor/Confidential BP AR  
4301 Administrative Staff Organization BP    
4311 Recruitment and Selection   AR  
4312.1 Contracts BP    
4312.9 Employee Notifications BP    
4313.2 Promotion/Demotion/Reassignment BP AR  
4313.5 Working Remotely BP    
4314 Transfers BP AR  
4315 Evaluation/Supervision BP    
4315.1 Staff Evaluating Teachers BP    
4317.3 Personnel Reduction     E
4319.21 Professional Standards (Management) BP AR  
4319.42 Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens BP AR E
4319.43 Universal Precautions BP AR 4219.43
4331 Staff Development BP    
4351 Employee Compensation BP AR 4257
4357 Employee Safety BP AR 4257.1
4357.1 Work Related Injuries   AR  
4358 Employee Security BP AR 4258
4361 Leaves BP    
4361.2 Personal Leaves   AR  
4361.8 Family Care and Medical Leave   AR E
  5000 - Students      
5000 Concepts and Roles BP AR  
5020 Parents' Rights and Responsibilities BP    
5021 Non-Custodial Parents BP AR  
5022 Student and Family Privacy Rights BP    
5030 Student Wellness BP AR  
5111 Admissions BP AR  
5111.1 District Residency BP AR  
5111.2 Nonresident Foreign Students BP AR  
5111.13 Residency for Homeless Children   AR  
5112.1 Exemptions From Attendance BP AR  
5112.2 Exclusions From Attendance   AR  
5113 Absences and Excuses BP AR  
5113.1 Chronic Absence and Truancy BP AR  
5113.2 Work Permits BP AR  
5113.11 Attendance Supervision      
5116 School Attendance Boundaries BP    
5116.2 Involuntary Student Transfers BP AR  
5117 Inter-District Attendance BP AR  
5118 Open Enrollment BP    
5119 Students Expelled From Other Districts BP AR E
5121 Grades/Evaluation of Student Achievement BP AR E
5123 Promotion/Acceleration/Retention BP   E
5123.1 Kindergarten Continuance Form      
5123.2 Promotion-Retention Referral/Determination Form   AR E
5125 Student Records BP AR  
5125.1 Release of Directory Information BP AR  
5125.2 Withholding Grades, Diploma, or Transcript   AR  
5125.3 Challenging Student Records   AR  
5126 Awards for Achievement BP    
5127 Graduation Ceremonies and Activities BP    
5131 Conduct BP AR  
5131.1 Bus Conduct BP AR  
5131.2 Bullying BP AR  
5131.4 Student Disturbances BP AR  
5131.41 Use of Seclusion and Restraint      
5131.5 Vandalism and Graffiti BP AR  
5131.6 Alcohol and Other Drugs BP AR  
5131.7 Weapons and Dangerous Instruments BP    
5131.9 Academic Honesty BP AR  
5131.62 Tobacco BP AR  
5132 Dress and Grooming BP AR  
5136 Gangs BP    
5137 Positive School Climate BP    
5138 Conflict Resolution/Peer Mediation BP AR  
5141 Health Care and Emergencies BP    
5141.1 Accidents BP    
5141.3 Health Examinations BP AR E
5141.4 Child Abuse Prevention and Reporting BP AR  
5141.5 Mental Health BP    
5141.6 Student Health Services BP AR  
5141.21 Administering Medication and Monitoring Health Conditions BP AR  
5141.22 Infectious Diseases BP AR  
5141.23 Asthma Management BP AR  
5141.24 Specialized Health Care Services   AR  
5141.26 Tuberculosis Testing   AR  
5141.27 Food Allergies/Special Dietary Needs BP AR  
5141.31 Immunization BP AR  
5141.32 Health Screening for School Entry   AR  
5141.33 Head Lice BP    
5141.41 Child Abuse Prevention Programs BP AR  
5141.52 Suicide Prevention BP AR  
5142 Safety BP AR  
5142.2 Safe Routes to School Program BP AR  
5144 Discipline BP    
5144.1 Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process BP AR E
5144.2 Suspension/Expulsion/Due Process: Students With Disabilities   AR  
5144.4 Required Parental Attendance BP AR  
5145.2 Freedom of Speech/Expression BP AR  
5145.3 Non-Discrimination/Harassment BP AR E
5145.6 Parental Notifications BP AR  
5145.7 Sexual Harassment BP AR  
5145.8 Refusal to Harm or Destroy Animals BP   E
5145.9 Hate-Motivated Behavior BP AR  
5145.11 Questioning of Students by Law Enforcement BP AR  
5145.13 Response to Immigration Enforcement BP AR E
5145.71 Title IX Sexual Harassment Complaint Procedures      
5147 Dropout Prevention BP AR  
5148.2 Before/After School Programs BP AR  
5148.3 Preschool/Early Childhood Education BP AR  
5149 At-Risk Students BP    
  6000 - Instruction      
6000 Concepts and Roles BP    
6011 Academic Standards BP AR  
6020 Parental Involvement BP AR  
6030 Integrated Academic and Vocational Instruction BP    
6111 School Calendar BP AR  
6112 School Day BP AR  
6115 Ceremonies and Observances BP AR  
6116 Classroom Interruptions   AR  
6141 Curriculum Development and Evaluation BP AR E
6141.2 Recognition of Religious Beliefs and Customs BP AR  
6142.1 Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention Instruction BP AR  
6142.2 World/Foreign Language Instruction BP    
6142.3 Civic Education BP AR  
6142.4 Learning Through Community Service BP    
6142.5 Environmental Education BP    
6142.6 Visual and performing Arts Education BP    
6142.7 Physical Education and Activity BP AR  
6142.8 Comprehensive Health Education BP AR  
6142.91 Reading/Language Arts Instruction BP AR  
6142.92 Mathematics Instruction BP    
6142.93 Science Instruction BP    
6142.94 History-Social Science Instruction BP AR  
6143 Courses of Study BP AR  
6144 Controversial Issues BP AR
6145 Extra Curricular and Co-Curricular Activities BP AR  
6145.2 Athletic Competition BP    
6146.5 Elementary/Middle School Graduation Requirements BP AR  
6151 Class Size BP    
6152 Class Assignment BP   E
6153 School-Sponsored Trips BP AR  
6154 Homework/Makeup Work BP AR  
6158 Independent Study BP AR E
6159 Individualized Education Program BP AR  
6159.1 Procedural Safeguards and Complaints BP AR  
6159.2 Nonpublic Nonsectarian School and Agency Services for Special Education BP AR  
6159.3 Appointment of Surrogate Parent for Special Education BP AR E
6159.4 Behavioral Interventions for Special Education Students   AR E
6161.1 Selection and Evaluation of Instructional Materials BP AR  
6161.2 Damaged or Lost Instructional Materials BP    
6161.4 Classroom Equipment and Supplies BP    
6161.11 Supplementary Instructional Materials BP AR  
6162.5 Student Assessment BP AR  
6162.6 Use of Copyrighted Materials BP AR  
6162.7 Use of Technology in Instruction   AR  
6162.8 Research BP AR  
6162.51 State Academic Achievement Tests BP    
6162.54 Test Integrity/Test Preparation BP    
6163.1 Library/Media Center BP AR E
6163.2 Animals at School BP AR  
6163.4 Student use of Technology BP AR  
6164.2 Guidance/Counseling Services BP AR  
6164.4 Identification and Evaluations of Individuals for Special Education BP AR  
6164.6 Identification and Education under Section 504 BP AR  
6164.41 Children With Disabilities Enrolled by Their Parents in Private School BP    
6170.1 Transitional Kindergarten BP AR  
6171 Title I Programs BP AR E1E2
6172 Gifted and Talented Student Programs BP    
6173 Education for Homeless Children BP AR  
6173.1 Education for Foster Youth BP AR  
6173.2 Education of Children of Military Families BP AR E
6173.3 Education for Juvenile Court School Students   AR  
6174 Education for English Learners BP AR  
6175 Migrant Education Program BP AR  
6177 Summer Learning Program BP AR  
6179 Supplemental Instruction BP AR  
6183 Home and Hospital Instruction   AR  
6185 Community Day School BP    
6190 Evaluation of the Instructional Program BP    
  7000 - Facilities      
7000 Concepts and Roles BP    
7110 Facilities Master Plan BP AR  
7111 Evaluating Existing Buildings   AR  
7131 Relations With Local Agencies BP    
7140 Architectural and Engineering Services BP AR E
7150 Site Selection and Development BP AR  
7210 Facilities Financing BP    
7211 Developer Fees BP AR  
7212 Mello Roos Districts BP    
7213 School Facilities Improvement District BP    
7214 General Obligation Bonds BP AR  
7310 Naming of Facility BP    
  9000 - Board Bylaws      
9005 Governance Standards BB    
9010 Public Statements BB    
9011 Disclosure of Confidential/Privileged Information BB    
9012 Board Member Electronic Communications BB    
9100 Organization BB    
9110 Terms of Office BB    
9120 Officers and Auxiliary Personnel BB    
9121 President BB    
9122 Secretary BB    
9123 Clerk BB    
9124 Attorney BB    
9125 Vice President BB    
9130 Board Committees BB    
9140 Board Representatives BB   E
9200 Limits of Board Member Authority BB    
9220 Governing Board Elections BB   E
9222 Resignation BB BR E
9223 Filling Vacancies BB    
9224 Oath or Affirmation BB    
9230 Orientation BB    
9240 Development In Service BB    
9250 Renumeration/Reimbursement and Other Benefits BB   E
9260 Legal Protection BB BR  
9270 Conflict of Interest Code BB    
9300 Governance BB BR  
9310 Board Bylaws, Policies, and Regulations BB BR  
9315 Board Calendar Review Requirements      
9320 Meetings and Notices BB    
9321 Closed Session Purposes and Agendas BB    
9322 Agenda/Meeting Materials BB    
9323 Meeting Conduct BB   E
9323.1 Order of Business BB   E
9323.2 Actions by the Board BB    
9324 Board Minutes and Recordings BB    
9400 Board Self Evaluation BB