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Board Policies

These are the official Board Policies.

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A. Foundations and Basic Commitments

The District's legal role in providing public education and the basic principles underlying schoo...

AC - Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

The Cape Elizabeth School Department does not discriminate on the basis of sex or other protected...

ACAA - Harassment and Sexual Harassment of Students

Harassment of students because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion...

ACAA-R - Student Discrimination and Harassment Complaint Procedure

The Board has adopted these student procedures in order to provide prompt and equitable resolutio...

ACAB - Harassment and Sexual Harassment of School Employees

Harassment of school employees because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ...

ACAB-R - Employee Discrimination and Harassment of School Employees

The Board has adopted these employee procedures in order to provide prompt and equitable resoluti...

ACAC - Service Animals in Schools

The following rules shall govern the use of service animals by persons in the schools. Gener...

ACAD - Hazing

Maine statute defines injurious hazing as "any action or situation, including harassing behavior,...

AD - Educational Philosophy

Our Mission CAPE Schools open minds and open doors.   Our Vision We empower students with the...

AD-R - Change Model

School improvement work brings about changes in policies, procedures and practices. Some changes ...

ADA - School District Goals and Objectives

The Board recognizes its responsibility to set goals for the efficient operation of the school un...

ADAA - School System Commitment to Standards for Ethical and Responsible Behavior

The School Board believes that promoting ethical and responsible behavior is an essential part of...

ADC - Use of Tobacco Products and Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

The Cape Elizabeth School Department is a tobacco-free zone. In order to promote the health, welf...

ADF - SCHOOL UNIT COMMITMENT TO LEARNING RESULTS

The School Board hereby adopts the system of learning results and the Maine Department of Educati...

B . School Board Governance and Operations

The School Board - how it is elected; how it is organized; how it conducts meetings, and how the ...

BBAA - School board Powers and Responsibilities

The School Board shall have general charge of all the public schools of the Cape Elizabeth School...

BBAB - Student School Board Representative

The Cape Elizabeth School Board recognizes the impact that its decisions have on the students who...

BBAB-R - STUDENT SCHOOL BOARD REPRESENTATIVE POLICY GUIDELINES

Selection Process: The following procedure shall be used in the selection and participation of s...

BCA - SCHOOL BOARD CODE OF ETHICS

I will abide by the following code of ethics during my term as a Cape Elizabeth School Board Memb...

BCB - BOARD MEMBER CONFLICT OF INTEREST

Board Service is a matter of public trust. In making decisions that affect the Cape Elizabeth Sch...

BCC - NEPOTISM

It is the intent of this policy to ensure that employment practices comply with Maine’s “prohibit...

BDB - BOARD OFFICERS

Duties of the Chair The Chair shall preside at all meetings of the Board and shall perform other...

BDC - BOARD APPOINTMENTS

The School Board may be asked to provide member representation on various school, district or reg...

BDD - BOARD-SUPERINTENDENT RELATIONSHIP

The Board believes that exercising its legislative function through policymaking is its most impo...

BDE - BOARD STANDING COMMITTEES

The Board believes that standing committees can be useful to its decision-making process and in t...

BDF - BOARD ADVISORY COMMITTEES

The Board may establish advisory committees to perform specific functions. Advisory committees ma...

BE - SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS

All Board meetings will be announced publicly in accordance with this policy and applicable law. ...

BEA - SCHOOL BOARD USE OF ELECTRONIC MAIL

Use of electronic mail (e-mail) by school board members should conform to the same standards of j...

BEC - EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

All meetings of the School Board shall be open to the public, except as provided by law. The Boar...

BEC- E - EXECUTIVE SESSION LAW

To Enter Executive Session, the Board Must: Start with a public meeting. Ha...

BED - REMOTE PARTICIPATION IN SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS

The Cape Elizabeth School Board allows members of the Board to participate in a public meeting of...

BEDB - AGENDA

Agenda Preparation and Dissemination The Superintendent, in consultation with the Chair, shall p...

BEDBA - AGENDA FORMAT

In order to provide reasonable notice of the business to be conducted and to achieve consistency ...

BEDD - RULES OF ORDER

Except as otherwise provided by law, by Maine Department of Education regulations, or by Board po...

BEDF - VOTING METHOD AND QUORUM

Voting shall ordinarily be by show of hands. Voting shall be done by roll call at the direction o...

BEDG - MINUTES

The Superintendent, functioning as Board Secretary, shall keep, or cause to be kept, complete rec...

BEDH - PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AT BOARD MEETINGS

Regular, special and emergency meetings of the Board are open to the public. The Board wishes to ...

BG - SCHOOL BOARD POLICIES

The development, adoption and review of policies that govern the school district is one of the Sc...

BG-R - POLICY ADOPTION AND AMENDMENT PROCEDURES

The procedure for proposing the adoption, review, revision or deletion of a school board policy s...

BHC - BOARD RELATIONSHIPS AND COMMUNICATIONS WITH STAFF

A clear understanding of responsibilities and relationships between and among the Board and schoo...

BIA - NEW BOARD MEMBER ORIENTATION

In order that newly elected Board members may cast informed votes and function effectively as boa...

BIB - BOARD MEMBER DEVELOPMENT

Recognizing the value of continuous and life-long learning, the School Board places a high priori...

C. General School Administration

D. Fiscal Management

E. Support Services

EBAA - CHEMICAL HAZARDS

The Board is committed to providing a safe environment for students and employees. It is the poli...

EBAA-E - Chemical Hazards Preparation Form

Lesson: _____________________________________________________________________ Date(s):___________...

EBCA - COMPREHENSIVE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLAN

(FORMERLY: CRISIS RESPONSE PLAN) The Board hereby adopts the Cape Elizabeth School Department ...

EBCC - BOMB THREATS

The Board recognizes that bomb threats are a significant concern to the school unit. Whether real...

EBCF - USE OF AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS

The Cape Elizabeth School Board recognizes that medical emergencies may arise on school property ...

ECB - PEST MANAGEMENT

The School Board recognizes that structural and landscape pests can pose significant problems for...

EEA - STUDENT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

The Board will provide transportation for all students living beyond a reasonable distance from t...

EEAEAA - DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING OF SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS

In accordance with the federal Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991, in addition t...

EEAEAA-R - DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING OF SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

The Cape Elizabeth School Board, hereinafter referred to as the "Board," is committed to the esta...

EEBB - USE OF PRIVATE VEHICLES FOR SCHOOL BUSINESS

The Cape Elizabeth School Board recognizes the need for some school employees to use their privat...

EFE - SALES OF FOODS IN COMPETITION WITH THE FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM

The Cape Elizabeth School Department supports good nutrition and healthy eating habits for studen...

EGAD - COPYRIGHT COMPLIANCE

The Board expects all employees and students in Cape Elizabeth School Department (CESD) to comply...

EGAD-R - COPYRIGHT COMPLIANCE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

This administrative procedure summarizes the major provisions found in the federal copyright law ...

EHA - ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE AND FILING

Definitions "Communication" means any written form or filing, or other written communication. "El...

EHB - SCHOOL RECORDS RETENTION POLICY

Proper retention of school record is essential to conduct the business of the schools; to protect...

F. Facilities Development

G. Personnel

DELETED -GCG-R LONG TERM AND SHORT TERM SUBSTITUTE PROFESSIONAL STAFF EMPLOYMENT GUIDELINE

REMOVAL FROM POLICY MANUAL: SEPTEMBER 10, 2013 A short term substitute is defined as a day to da...

GA - PERSONNEL GOALS

The School Board recognizes that a dynamic and efficient staff dedicated to education is necessar...

GBEBB - STAFF CONDUCT WITH STUDENTS

The Cape Elizabeth School Board expects all staff members, including teachers, coaches, counselor...

GBEC - DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

The Cape Elizabeth School Board recognizes that alcoholism and drug dependency are treatable dise...

GBGB - WORKPLACE BULLYING

The Board is committed to providing a respectful, safe, and inclusive workplace for employees, on...

GBN - FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE

The Cape Elizabeth School Department shall comply with all applicable provisions of the federal F...

GBN-R1 FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE Eligibility  To be eligible under the FM...

GBN-R2 MAINE FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

MAINE FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE  This administrative procedure covers the ma...

GBO - FAMILY CARE LEAVE

Maine's "Act to Care for Families" requires employers who provide paid leave under the terms of a...

GBP - EARNED PAID LEAVE FOR NON-UNIONIZED EMPLOYEES

The Cape Elizabeth School Department will comply with all applicable provisions of Maine's Earned...

GBP-R - EARNED PAID LEAVE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

This procedure implements Maine's Earned Paid Leave (EPL) Law, 26 MRSA §637. The law takes effect...

GCFB - RECRUITING AND HIRING OF ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF (ADMINISTRATORS)

The Board affirms its commitment to the strict prohibition of discrimination in employment on the...

GCFB-R - RECRUITING AND HIRING OF ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF (ADMINISTRATORS) ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

These procedures implement School Board policy GCFB and are designed to establish a thorough, eff...

GCG - LONG-TERM AND SHORT-TERM SUBSTITUTE PROFESSIONAL STAFF EMPLOYMENT

It will be the responsibility of the principal or the principal’s designee to assign a substitute...

GCGC - TEACHER JOB SHARE

Philosophy: The School Board recognizes that flexibility in employment practices can be mutually ...

GCI - PROFESSIONAL STAFF DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Board recognizes the importance of developing, maintaining, and extending the skills of staff...

GCOA - SUPERVISION AND EVALUATION OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF

A well-planned and systematic program of supervision and evaluation of performance tied to educat...

GCOC - EVALUATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

The Superintendent shall implement and supervise an evaluation system for all administrative pers...

GCQC - RESIGNATION OF SCHOOL UNIT EMPLOYEES

The Cape Elizabeth School Board authorizes the Superintendent to accept all employee resignations...

GCQE - ENROLLMENT OF NON-RESIDENT EMPLOYEES’ CHILDREN

A goal of the Cape Elizabeth School Department (CESD) is to attract and retain quality staff. The...

GCSA - EMPLOYEE COMPUTER AND INTERNET USE

As used herein, the term "Computer(s)" refers to any desktop, laptop, or other mobile computing d...

GCSA-R - EMPLOYEE COMPUTER AND INTERNET USE RULES

As used herein, the term "Computer(s)" refers to any desktop, laptop, or other mobile computing d...

GDO - SUPPORT STAFF EVALUATION

The Board recognizes that thorough, regular appraisal of support staff performance is critical to...

I. Instruction

ICAA - RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

Our school department has a long and positive history of respecting family needs within education...

IGA - CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

The mission of the Cape Elizabeth School Department (CESD) is to “empower students with the acade...

IHBA - INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAMS

It shall be the policy of the Cape Elizabeth School Department (CESD) to maintain a complete indi...

IHBAA - REFERRAL/PRE-REFERRAL OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

It shall be the policy of the Cape Elizabeth School Department (CESD) to refer all school-age stu...

IHBAA-R (PROCEDURE)- REFERRAL/PRE-REFERRAL (DELETED January 2014)

*THIS PROCEDURE WAS DELETED AS OF JANUARY 2014* The Cape Elizabeth School Department shall refer...

IHBAC - CHILD FIND

Cape Elizabeth School Department (CESD) seeks to ensure that all children within its jurisdiction...

IHBAL - GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

The Board has adopted this grievance procedure to provide a local avenue for persons with disabil...

IHBB - GIFTED AND TALENTED

Education should provide each gifted and/or talented learner with varied programs that challenge ...

IHBEA - ENGLISH LEARNERS

The School Board recognizes the need to provide a program for students who are English learners i...

IHBG - HOME INSTRUCTION PROGRAM

A student may be excused from attending public school if the student obtains equivalent home inst...

IHBGA - HOME SCHOOLING - PARTICIPATION IN SCHOOL PROGRAMS

The Cape Elizabeth School Board acknowledges the provisions for equivalent instruction under Main...

IHCDA - POST-SECONDARY ENROLLMENT OPTIONS

This policy establishes the requirements for student enrollment in post-secondary courses taken b...

IIB - CLASS SIZE

The Cape Elizabeth School Board recognizes that a relationship exists between class size and pupi...

IJJ - SELECTION OF EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS

Definitions: Chapter 127 of the Maine Department of Education defines "instructional materials" ...

IJJ-E (FORM)- CITIZEN’S CHALLENGE OF EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FORM

CITIZEN’S CHALLENGE OF EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FORM Type of Material: 🙿 Book 🙿 Magazine/Periodical ...

IJND - CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DISTRICT WEBSITE/WEB PAGES

The Cape Elizabeth School District maintains an official website to provide general information a...

IJNDB - STUDENT COMPUTER AND INTERNET USE

Cape Elizabeth School Department (CESD) computers, network, and Internet access are provided to s...

IJNDB-R - STUDENT COMPUTER AND INTERNET USE RULES

These rules accompany Board policy IJNDB (Student Computer and Internet Use). Each student is res...

IJOA - FIELD TRIPS AND OTHER STUDENT TRAVEL

The Board recognizes the educational value of school-sponsored trips as a means of supplementing ...

IJOA-E1 - STUDENT TRAVEL/FIELD TRIP AUTHORIZATION FORM

GROUP/TEAM NAME:   NAME OF FACULTY/TRIP LEADER (MAKING REQUEST):   DATE(S) OF PROPOSED TRIP:   ...

IJOA-E2 - PARENT/GUARDIAN CONSENT FORM for STUDENT TRAVEL/FIELD TRIP(draft af_6-28-22)

PARENT/GUARDIAN/STUDENT CONSENT I hereby give my permission for ____________________(student’s n...

IJOA-R - STUDENT TRAVEL AND FIELD TRIP GUIDELINES

Guidelines for Board and Superintendent Approval of Extended Travel While the department adminis...

IJOC - SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS

SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS  The Board supports the use of community resources, including volunteers, to c...

IKAB - STUDENT PROGRESS REPORTS TO PARENTS

The Board believes that there should be continued emphasis on informing parents as to the academi...

IKB - HOMEWORK

Definition and Purpose: Homework is defined as work and/or studying related to the classroom lear...

IKD - HONOR ROLL

The Honor Roll would be as follows for grades 7-12 with the following guidelines: High Honors: A...

IKD - HONOR ROLL

The Honor Roll would be as follows for grades 7-12 with the following guidelines: High Honors: A...

IKE - PROMOTION, RETENTION, AND ACCELERATION OF STUDENTS

It is the Board's intent to provide sequential instructional programming that provides equitable ...

IKF - GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

The graduation requirements of the Cape Elizabeth School Department (CESD) are designed to ensure...

IKFA - EARLY GRADUATION

If a student can meet the graduation requirements of their class in less time than the four-year ...

IKFC - AWARDING OF HIGH SCHOOL COURSE CREDIT PRIOR TO GRADE 9

Cape Elizabeth Middle School (CEMS) students who are approved to take courses at Cape Elizabeth H...

ILA - STUDENT ASSESSMENT

The Board recognizes that Maine law requires each school administrative unit to use multiple asse...

ILD - STUDENT SURVEYS AND MARKETING INFORMATION

From time to time, the Cape Elizabeth School Department may administer surveys to students in the...

IMB - TEACHING ABOUT CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES

American academic tradition stresses the free contest of ideas as a vital element both in the dev...

IMBB - ACCOMMODATION OF SINCERE BELIEFS IN REQUIRED INSTRUCTION

The curriculum of the Cape Elizabeth School Department is designed to meet statutory requirements...

IMG - ANIMALS IN SCHOOLS

Permissions is to be obtained from the principal before animals are brought into any school by an...

J. Students

JB - TRANSGENDER STUDENTS

PURPOSE The purposes of these guidelines are: 1) to foster a learning environment that is sa...

JEA - COMPULSORY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

Compulsory education is essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people a...

JFAB - ADMISSION OF NON-RESIDENT STUDENT

The Cape Elizabeth School Board authorizes the Superintendent to enroll without tuition and on a ...

JFABB - International Exchange Student Program

Introduction Cape Elizabeth High School has enjoyed a tradition of hosting exchange students fro...

JFABD - EDUCATION OF STUDENTS WHO ARE HOMELESS

The Cape Elizabeth School Department (CESD) recognizes its statutory obligation to provide a free...

JFABD-R EDUCATION OF STUDENTS WHO ARE HOMELESS ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

This administrative procedure implements the Board’s policy JFABD – Education of Students Who Are...

JFC - DROPOUT PREVENTION COMMITTEE

The Superintendent shall establish a Dropout Prevention Committee to study the problem of dropout...

JFLA - CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE PREVENTION AND RESPONSE

The Board recognizes that Maine law requires every school unit with a Pre-K through Grade 5 progr...

JG - STUDENT PLACEMENT WITHIN THE SCHOOLS

It is the goal of the Cape Elizabeth School Department (CESD) to place each student appropriately...

JGAA - ASSIGNMENT OF STUDENTS TO CLASSES- FIVE-YEAR-OLDS

Maine School Law permits children who are at least five years old on October 15 of the school yea...

JHB - TRUANCY

DEFINITION A student is truant if the student: Is subject to the compulsory attendance la...

JHCA - USE OF UNSCHEDULED CLASS TIME FOR HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS AND SENIORS

The high school principal may allow members of the junior and senior classes off-campus privilege...

JIC - SYSTEM-WIDE STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT

Ethical and responsible student behavior is an essential part of the educational mission of our s...

JICA - STUDENT DRESS

The Board recognizes that responsibility for the dress and appearance of students rests with indi...

JICB - CARE OF SCHOOL PROPERTY

The administration shall ensure that proper records are kept on all textbooks, materials, supplie...

JICC - STUDENT CONDUCT ON BUSES

The law does not relieve parents of students from the responsibility of supervision before the ch...

JICH - STUDENT USE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, TOBACCO AND OTHER PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES

In order to promote the highest possible standards of learning, as well as the physical, social a...

JICH-R - STUDENT USE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, TOBACCO, AND OTHER PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

  Voluntary Referrals to Social Worker/Guidance Counselor ("Voluntary Help") A student conc...

JICIA - WEAPONS, VIOLENCE, AND SCHOOL SAFETY

The School Board believes that students and staff are entitled to learn and work in a school envi...

JICJ - STUDENT USE OF CELL PHONES AND OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICES

The Board recognizes that many students possess cell phones and other electronic devices. These d...

JICK - BULLYING AND CYBERBULLYING PREVENTION IN SCHOOLS

  Introduction It is our goal for our schools to be a safe and secure learning environment for ...

JICK-E1 (FORM) Reporting Form

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT REPORTING FORM [PDF version of Form JICK-E1.pdf] The informa...

JICK-E2 (FORM) Responding Form

PDF Version of Form JICK-E2.pdf   Cape Elizabeth School Department RESPONDING FORM   Date t...

JICK-E3 (FORM) REMEDIATION FORM

PDF version of Form JICK-E3.pdf REMEDIATION FORM This page is for use when a substantiated in...

JICK-E4 (FORM) BULLYING AND CYBERBULLYING PREVENTION IN SCHOOLS PROCESS

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT BULLYING AND CYBERBULLYING PREVENTION IN SCHOOLS PROCESS *Ex...

JICK-R (PROCEDURE) - BULLYING AND CYBERBULLYING PREVENTION IN SCHOOLS ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

This procedure is intended as guidance for the school principal or superintendent’s designee to a...

JID - STUDENTS OF LEGAL AGE

All students of the Cape Elizabeth School Department, including students in regular classes who h...

JIH - QUESTIONING AND SEARCHES OF STUDENTS AND STUDENTS' LOCKER/STORAGE FACILITIES

 The School Board seeks to maintain a safe and orderly environment in the schools. School adminis...

JIH-R (PROCEDURE) - QUESTIONING AND SEARCHES OF STUDENTS AND STUDENTS' LOCKER/STORAGE FACILITIES ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES

The purpose of this administrative rule is to provide procedures for the conduct of student quest...

JJH - INTERRUPTED STUDY

We support students in seeking cultural and educational experiences in other countries or school ...

JJI - ATHLETIC POLICY PHILOSOPHY & BELIEFS

Philosophy Athletics offer an important extracurricular extension of the Cape Elizabeth School D...

JJI-R (PROCEDURE) - ATHLETIC GUIDELINES- PHILOSOPHY & BELIEFS

The Cape Elizabeth School Board believes in the importance of the chain of accountability with re...

JJIAA - STUDENT SPORTS- CONCUSSIONS AND HEAD INJURIES

The Cape Elizabeth School Board recognizes that concussions and head injuries are commonly report...

JJIAB - PRIVATE SCHOOL STUDENTS - ACCESS TO PUBLIC SCHOOL CO-CURRICULAR, INTERSCHOLASTIC, AND EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

The Board recognizes that Maine law sets standards for access to public school co-curricular, int...

JJIAB - SPORTSMANSHIP

The Board believes that athletic competition should be a healthful, positive and safe experience ...

JJIAB -E1 (FORM )- PRIVATE SCHOOL STUDENTS - APPLICATION FOR PARTICIPATION IN CAPE ELIZABETH CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

The parent (or student if 18 years of age or older) must submit a separate application for each a...

JJIAB-E2 (FORM)- PRIVATE SCHOOL STUDENTS - APPLICATION FOR PARTICIPATION IN CAPE ELIZABETH EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

The parent (or student if 18 years of age or older) must submit a separate application for each a...

JJIAB-E3 (FORM) - VERIFICATION OF PRIVATE SCHOOL STUDENTS - ELIGIBILITY FOR PARTICIPATION IN CAPE ELIZABETH CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

A separate application must be received for each activity in which participation is desired. This...

JJIAB-E4 (FORM)- VERIFICATION OF PRIVATE SCHOOL STUDENTS - ELIGIBILITY FOR PARTICIPATION IN CAPE ELIZABETH EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

A separate application must be received for each activity in which participation is desired. This...

JJIBC - RELATIONS WITH BOOSTER GROUPS

Cape Elizabeth School Department (CESD) recognizes the role of booster groups in assisting the sc...

JJIBD - ATHLETIC POLICY SANCTIONING OF SPORTS

DEFINITIONS: "Sanctioning" refers to the process whereby the school district adopts an athletic ...

JJIF - MANAGEMENT OF CONCUSSIONS AND OTHER HEAD INJURIES

The Board recognizes that concussions and other head injuries are potentially serious and may res...

JJIG - ATHLETIC POLICY EVALUATION OF COACHES

All head coaches shall be evaluated by the Athletic Administrator and/or the Superintendent's des...

JJJ - HIGH SCHOOL CO-CURRICULAR AND EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES ELIGIBILITY AND CODE OF CONDUCT

This policy is intended to support the physical, social, and emotional well-being of students and...

JK - STUDENT DISCIPLINE

It is essential for schools to maintain a safe and orderly environment which supports student lea...

JKAA - USE OF PHYSICAL RESTRAINT AND SECLUSION

The Cape Elizabeth School Board has adopted this policy and the accompanying procedures to implem...

JKAA-R (PROCEDURE)- PROCEDURES ON PHYSICAL RESTRAINT AND SECLUSION

These procedures are established for the purpose of meeting the obligations of Cape Elizabeth Sch...

JKD - SUSPENSION OF STUDENTS

The School Board delegates to the principals, the authority to suspend disobedient and disorderly...

JKE - EXPULSION OF STUDENTS

No student shall be expelled from school except by action of the Board. Following a proper inves...

JKE-R (PROCEDURE) - EXPULSION HEARING AND REENTRY GUIDELINES

Expulsion Hearing Guidelines The following steps constitute general guidelines for the condu...

JKF - DISCIPLINARY REMOVALS OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

When removing students with disabilities from their regular school programs, whether as a result ...

JKF-R (PROCEDURE) - DISCIPLINARY REMOVAL OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES PROCEDURES

These procedures shall govern disciplinary removals of students with disabilities from their regu...

JL - STUDENT WELLNESS

The Board recognizes that student wellness and good nutrition are related to individuals' physica...

JLCA - PHYSICAL EXAMINATION REQUIREMENT AND SHARING INFORMATION BETWEEN SCHOOL AND HOME

By law and to protect the health and safety of students, it is important that certain medical inf...

JLCB-E (FORM) - YEARLY IMMUNIZATION EXEMPTION FORM

Any student who is not fully immunized must have this form on file **prior **to the first day of ...

JLCD - ADMINISTERING MEDICATION TO STUDENTS

The Board acknowledges that in certain instances it may be necessary to have medication administe...

JLCD-R (PROCEDURE) - CESD REQUEST/PERMISSION TO ADMINISTER MEDICATION IN SCHOOL For Parent/Guardian

For Parent/Guardian Date: _____________________Student Name: __________________________Grade/Tea...

JLF - REPORTING CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT

  DEFINITIONS Child abuse or neglect. Child abuse or neglect is defined by Maine law as “th...

JLF-E (FORM) - SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE, INCLUDING SEXUAL ABUSE, AND NEGLECT REPORT FORM

Any employee of the Cape Elizabeth School Department who suspects that a child has been or is lik...

JLF-R (PROCEDURE) - REPORTING CHILD ABUSE, INCLUDING SEXUAL ABUSE, AND NEGLECT ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

This procedure implements the Board’s policies JLF – Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect and JLFA –...

JRA - STUDENT EDUCATION RECORDS AND INFORMATION

Cape Elizabeth School Department (CESD) shall comply with the Family Educational Rights and Priva...

JRA-E (FORM) - ANNUAL NOTICE OF STUDENT EDUCATION RECORDS AND INFORMATION RIGHTS

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act ("FERPA") provides certain rights to parents and el...

JRA-R (PROCEDURE) - STUDENT EDUCATION RECORDS AND INFORMATION ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

This administrative procedure is intended to assist administrators and school staff in complying ...

K. School/Community Relations

KBF - Parent Involvement in Title I

PARENT INVOLVEMENT IN TITLE I The Board endorses the parent involvement goals of Title I and enco...

KCD - Public Gifts/Donations to the School

The Cape Elizabeth School Board may accept, on behalf of the school unit and in accordance with s...

KCD-R - GIFT ACCEPTANCE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES

The Cape Elizabeth School Board may accept, on behalf and in the name of the school unit, any beq...

KCE - RECEIVING EDUCATION FOUNDATION FUNDS

Because demands on the educational system may exceed available public funding, the Cape Elizabeth...

KDB - PUBLIC'S RIGHT TO KNOW/FREEDOM OF ACCESS

The Board recognized the importance of a well-informed public to the operations of the school uni...

KF - COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES

For the purpose of this policy, "school facilities" include school buildings and fixed equipment....

KHB - ADVERTISING IN THE SCHOOLS

The Board believes that, in general, product advertising and/or endorsement is to be discouraged ...

KHC - DISTRIBUTION OF NON-SCHOOL MATERIALS

The Board wishes to minimize intrusions on the teaching and learning time of students and staff. ...

KI - VISITORS TO THE SCHOOLS

The School Board encourages the active interest and involvement of parents and citizens in the pu...

KLD - PUBLIC COMPLAINTS ABOUT SCHOOL PERSONNEL

This policy is intended (1) to create a climate in the schools whereby persons are encouraged to ...

KLG - RELATIONS WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES

The School Board recognizes that a cooperative relationship with law enforcement authorities is d...

KLG-R (PROCEDURE) - RELATIONS WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

The following procedures are intended to guide the involvement of law enforcement authorities in ...

Policy List

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