Policy Index

Please see Policy Listing  - New for updated policies.  This web page will be phased out during the 23-24 school year. 

Policy Title
Section A Foundations and Basic Commitments
AA School District Legal Status View PDF
AB The People and Their School District View PDF
AC Nondiscrimination View PDF
AC-R Non Discrimination/Harassment not on the Basis of Sex View PDF
ACA Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex View PDF
ACAB Sexual Harassment View PDF
ACAB-R Sexual Harassment Procedures View PDF
ACE Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Disability View PDF
AD Educational Philosophy View PDF
ADA School District Goals & Objectives View PDF
ADB Alcohol and Drug Use View PDF
ADC Tobacco & Smoking on School Premises View PDF
ADDA Background Check View PDF
ADDA - R Background Check - CORI View PDF
ADF School District Wellness Program View PDF
AE Commitment to Accomplishment View PDF
Section B School Committee Governance and Operations
BA School Committee Operational Goals View PDF
BA-R School Committee Protocols View PDF
BAA Evaluation of School Committee Operational Procedures View PDF
BB School Committee Legal Status View PDF
BBA School Committee Powers and Duties View PDF
BBAA School Committee Member Authority View PDF
BBB Terms of Office View PDF
BBBA/BBBB School Committee Member Qualifications / Oath of Office View PDF
BBBDA Removal of Committee Members View PDF
BBC/BBE Termination of Office and Unexpired Term Fulfillment View PDF
BCA Code of Ethics: School Committee Members View PDF
BCB Conflict of Interest Avoidance View PDF
BDA Annual Meeting for Organization View PDF
BDB School Committee Officers View PDF
BDC Appointed Committee Officials View PDF
BDD School Committee - Superintendent Relationship View PDF
BDE Subcommittees of the School Committee View PDF
BDE-R Subcommittees of the School Committee - Procedural View PDF
BDF Advisory Committees to the School Committee View PDF
BDFA School Councils View PDF
BDFAE1 School Improvement Plan View PDF
BDFAE2 Submission and Approval of the School Improvement Plan View PDF
BDFAE3 Conduct of School Council Business View PDF
BDFB Representation of External Committees View PDF
BDG School Attorney  View PDF
BDH Professional and Consultant Services  View PDF
BE School Committee Meetings View PDF
BEB Special and Emergency Meetings View PDF
BEC Executive Session View PDF
BED Meeting Procedures View PDF
BEDA Notification of School Committee Meetings View PDF
BEDB Agenda Preparation and Distribution View PDF
BEDB-E Order of Business View PDF
BEDBA Adjournment Time for Meetings View PDF
BEDC/BEDF Quorum and Voting Methods View PDF
BEDG Minutes View PDF
BEDH Public Participation at School Committee Meetings View PDF
BGB Policy Adoption View PDF
BHE Use of Electronic Messaging by School Committee Members View PDF
BIA Orientation of New School Committee Members View PDF
BJ Legislative Advocacy  View PDF
BK School Committee Memberships View PDF
Section C General School Administration
CA School Committee Operational Goals View PDF
CB School Superintendent View PDF
CBB Recruitment of Superintendent View PDF
CBD Superintendent's Contract View PDF
CBI Evaluation of Superintendent View PDF
CCA Relationships of Job Descriptions to Organization View PDF
CD Administrative Personnel View PDF
CE Administrative Councils, Cabinets and Committees View PDF
CH Policy Administration View PDF
CHA Development of Regulations View PDF
CHB School Committee Review of Regulations View PDF
CHC Regulations Dissemination View PDF
CHCA Approval of Handbooks and Directives View PDF
CHCA-E Approval of Handbooks and Directives View PDF
CHD Administration in Policy Absence View PDF
CM School District Annual Report View PDF
Section D Fiscal Management
DA Fiscal Management Goals View PDF
DB Annual Budget View PDF
DBC  Budget Deadlines and Schedules View PDF
DBD Budget Planning View PDF
DBG Adoption of Budget View PDF
DBI Budget Operation and Control View PDF
DBJ Budget Transfer Authority View PDF
DD Funding Proposals and Applications View PDF
DDA Gifts and Contributions View PDF
DFC School Space - Leasing, Rental and Service Charge View PDF
DFF  Control Over Internal Funds View PDF
DH Bonded Employees & Officers View PDF
DI Financial Reports View PDF
DJ Purchasing View PDF
DJA Purchasing Authority View PDF
DIE Annual Audit View PDF
DJE Bidding Requirements View PDF
DK Payment Procedures View PDF
DKC Expense Reimbursements View PDF
DN Disposal of Obsolete, Discarded Textbooks, Library Boos, Furniture and Equipment View PDF
Section E Support Services
EB School Safety Program View PDF
EBAB Pest Management Policy View PDF
EBB First Aid View PDF
EBC School Crisis, Emergency Management, and Medical Emergency Response Plans View PDF
EBC-S Emergency Response during COVID View PDF
EBCB Fire Prevention and Fire Drills View PDF
EBCBB Emergency Bus Drills View PDF
EBCE Emergency Closings View PDF
EC Management - Buildings and Grounds View PDF
ECA Buildings and Grounds Security View PDF
ECAC Vandalism by Students View PDF
ECAF Security Cameras View PDF
EDC Authorized Use of School -Owned Materials View PDF
EEA Student Transportation Services View PDF
EEAA Walkers and Riders View PDF
EEAEA Bus Driver Examination and Training View PDF
EEAEA-1 Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers View PDF
EEAEC Student Conduct on School Buses View PDF
EEAG Student Transportation in Private Vehicles View PDF
EEAJ Motor Vehicle Idling View PDF
EF-EFC Food Services Management & Free and Reduced Price Food Services View PDF
EFD Unpaid Meal Charges View PDF
EFE Civil Rights Complaint Policy for Child Nutrition Program View PDF
Section F Facilities Management
FA Facilities Development Goals View PDF
FB Facilities Planning View PDF
FCB  Retirement of Facilities View PDF
FF Naming Facilities View PDF
FFA Dedications, Memorials & Recognitions View PDF
Section G Personnel
GA Personnel Policies Goals View PDF

Equal Employment Opportunity

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GBD School Committee / Staff Communications View PDF
GBEA Staff Ethics / Conflict of Interest View PDF
GBEB Staff Conduct View PDF

Gifts To and Solicitation by Staff

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GBEBD Online Fundraising/crowdfunding View PDF
GBEC Drug-Free Workplace  View PDF

Use of Tobacco and Tobacco-Free Products on School Property

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GBGB Staff Personal Security & Safety View PDF
GBGE Domestic Violence Leave View PDF
GBI Staff Participation in Political Activities View PDF
GBJ Personnel Records View PDF
GBK Staff Complaints and Grievances View PDF
GCA Staff Positions  View PDF
GCBA Professional Staff Salary Schedules View PDF

Employment of Principals

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GCBC Professional Staff Supplementary Pay Plans View PDF
GCE Professional Staff Recruiting/Posting of Vacancies  View PDF
GCF Professional Staff Hiring View PDF
GCIA Philosophy of Staff Development View PDF
GCJ Professional Teacher Status View PDF
GCQF Suspension and Dismissal of Professional Staff View PDF
GDA Support Staff Positions View PDF
GDO Evaluation of Support Staff View PDF
GDQD Suspension and Dismissal of Support Staff View PDF
GCRD  Privately Compensated Tutoring View PDF
Section H Negotiations

Negotiation Goals

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HF Negotiating Agents of the Mansfield School Committee View PDF
Section I Instruction

Academic Freedom

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School Year/School Calendar

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School Day

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 IE Organization of Instruction View PDF

Curriculum Planning and Development

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Curriculum Development

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Curriculum Support and Resources

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Learning Support Services Programs

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Alternative Programs

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Curriculum Adoption

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Occupational Education

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IHAM Health Education View PDF

Parental Notification Relative to Sex Education

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Teaching about Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco

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Special Instructional Programs and Accommodations / Programs for Students with Disabilities

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Compensatory Education

View PDF

Bilingual Instruction

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English Learners

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Home Education Policy

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Home Schooling

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Alternative School Programs

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 IHBHE Remote Learning View PDF

Summer Schools

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Library Resources

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Reconsideration of Instructional Resources

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Instructional Materials

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IJ-R Reconsideration of Instructional Resources View PDF

Computer-Assisted Instruction

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Responsible Use Policy

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Field Trips

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Guest Speakers

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School Volunteers

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Educational Travel

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Academic Achievement

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IKB-R Homework Language Detail View PDF

Promotion and Retention of Students

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IKF Graduation Requirements  View PDF

Evaluation of Instructional Programs

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District Program Assessments

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Teaching Activities/Presentations

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Teaching about Controversial Issues/Controversial Speakers

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Ceremonies and Observances

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Animals in School

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IMG-R Animals in School, Administration of View PDF
Dissection and Dissection Alternatives View PDF
IMGB Assistance Dogs View PDF
IMGB-R Assistance Dogs, Administration of View PDF
Section J Students
JB Equal Educational Opportunities  View PDF
JBB Educational Equity  View PDF
 JEB School Entrance Age  View PDF
 JF School Admissions  View PDF
 JF-E-1 School Admissions  View PDF
 JF-E-2 School Admissions  View PDF
JFAB Non Resident Students  View PDF
JFABA Residency and Tuition  View PDF
JFABB Requirements for Non-resident Students  View PDF
JFABC Admission of Transfer Students  View PDF
JFABD Homeless Students: Enrollment Rights and Services  View PDF
JFABE Education Opportunities for Military Children  View PDF
JFABF Education Opportunities for Children in Foster Care  View PDF
JFBB School Choice  View PDF
JFC School Withdrawal  View PDF
JG Assignment of Students  View PDF
JH Student Absences and Excuses  View PDF
JHB Unexcused Absences and Truancy  View PDF
JHD Exemptions From School Attendance  View PDF
JI Student Rights and Responsibilities  View PDF
JIB Student Involvement in Decision-Making & Student Advisory Committee  View PDF
JIC Student Discipline  View PDF
JICC Student Conduct on School Buses   View PDF
JICF Gang Activity  View PDF
 JICFA Hazing  View PDF
JICFA-E Hazing Regulations  View PDF
JICFB Bullying Prevention and Intervention  View PDF
JICFB-R Bullying Prevention and Intervention Plan  View PDF
JICFC Teen Dating Violence  View PDF
JICFC-R Teen Dating Violence Plan  View PDF
JICG/JICH Alcohol, Tobacco or Substance Possession or Use by Students  View PDF
JICHA Alcoholic Beverages on School Grounds-Non Mansfield Students  View PDF
JIE Pregnant Students View PDF
JIH Arrest of Students View PDF
JIHA Locker Policy View PDF
JII Student Complaints and Grievances View PDF
JJ Co-Curricular and Extracurricular Activities View PDF
JJA Student Organizations  View PDF
JJE Student Fundraising Activities View PDF
JJF Student Activity Accounts View PDF
JJH Late Night & Overnight Student Travel View PDF
JJH-R Late Night & Overnight Student School-Sponsored Travel Regulations View PDF
JJIB Interscholastic Athletics View PDF
JJIF Head Injury Management View PDF
JJIF-R Head Injury Management Protocols View PDF
 JJJ Student Accessibility To Mansfield School Sponsored Programs/Events/Activities View PDF
JK Student Conduct View PDF
JKA Corporal Punishment View PDF
JKAA Physical Restraint of Students View PDF
JL Student Welfare View PDF
JLC Student Health Services & Requirements View PDF
JLCB Immunizations of Students View PDF
JLCC Communicable Diseases View PDF
JLCD Administering Medicines to Students View PDF
JLCD-R Administering Medicines to Students - Protocol View PDF
JLCEA Comfort Care Orders / Do Not Resuscitate Orders View PDF
JLCEB Use of Automated External Defibrillator View PDF
JLCEC Life Threatening Allergy Management View PDF
JLCEC-R Life Threatening Allergy Management Plan View PDF
JLDAA Confidentiality of Communication Between Professional Staff & Students View PDF
JLID Safety of Walkers & Cyclists View PDF
JP Communications & Solicitations View PDF
JQ Student Fees, Fines & Charges View PDF
JRA Student Records View PDF
JRD Student Photographs View PDF
Section K Community Relations
KA School Committee / Community Relations Goals View PDF
KBA School / Parent Relations Goals View PDF
KBBA Non-custodial Parent Rights View PDF
KBE Relations with Parent/Booster Organizations View PDF
KCD Public Gifts to the Schools View PDF
KDB Public's Right to Know View PDF
KDD News Media Relations / News Releases View PDF
KE Public Complaints View PDF
KF Use of School Facilities View PDF
KHA Public Solicitations in the Schools View PDF
KI Visitors to School View PDF
KLG Relations with Police Authorities View PDF
Section L Education Agency Relations
LA Education Agency Relations Goals View PDF
LB Relations with Other Schools and School Districts View PDF
LBC Relations with Nonpublic Schools View PDF
LDA Student Teachers View PDF
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