P.O. Drawer 140, 100 Central Circle

Low Moor, VA  24457

540-863-1800    540-863-1804 fax

 

DATE:   May 15, 2017           

 

ACTION ITEM

 

SUBJECT

Policy Revisions

RATIONALE

The attached proposed policy revisions are recommended by the administration. 

 

BBFA Conflict of Interests and Disclosure of Economic

Interests

Policy updated to reflect changes to State and Local Government

Conflict of Interests Act by HB 1362.  Establishes gift values.  States

disclosures are due annually by January 15.  Cross References

updated.

 

CBCA  Disclosure Statement Required of Superintendent

Policy updated to reflect amendment of Va. Code § 2.2-3115 by HB

1362.

 

GA       Personnel Policies Goals

Policy updated to reflect enactment of 20 U.S.C. § 7926 (part of the

Every Student Succeeds Act).  Legal References and Cross

References updated.

 

GAH    School Employee Conflict of Interests

New policy addressing the application of the State and Local

Government Conflict of Interests Act to school board employees.

 

GCBD-RF  Regulations Pertaining to Staff Leaves and

Absences 

Administrative implementation of classified leave that best

meets the needs of students and staff.

 

GCPF  Suspension of Staff Members

Policy updated to reflect Legal Reference.

 

IJ         Guidance and Counseling Program

Policy and Legal References updated.  Clarifies military recruiters be given same access to student body as other groups. Clarifies academic and career plans.

 

JFCC   Student Conduct on School Buses

Policy, Legal References and Cross References updated.

 

 

JHC     Student Health Services

Title of Policy updated.  Second and third paragraphs of policy deleted to avoid duplication of information in Policy GCPD Professional Staff Discipline.  Cross References updated.

           

JO       Student Records

Section regarding Military Recruiters and Institutions of Higher Learning updated to reflect amendment of 20 U.S.C. § 7908 by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  Section regarding High School Credit Bearing Courses Taken in Middle School, and corresponding Legal Reference, removed to avoid duplication of new policy JOA Student Transcripts.  Section regarding Disclosure of Education Records updated to reflect Legal References. 

           

JOA     Student Transcripts

New policy reflecting adoption of 8 VAC 20-160-30.

 

JOA-R  Student Transcript Regulations

Clarifies process for a test record to be excluded from a student transcript, and includes form for parent to sign.

 

JOA-R-F1  Parent Form – Student Transcript

Form must be signed by parents if they wish for test grade to not be reflected on transcript.

 

KG       Community Use of School Facilities

Legal References updated to include action taken by the 2016 General Assembly enacting HB 942.

 

LC-F    Alleghany County Charter School Application Addendum

Revised to reflect changes made to the Virginia Board of Education Charter School Application required by SB 734.

 

LEB     Advanced/Alternative Courses for Credit

Policy updated to reflect amendment of Va. Code § 22.1-253.13:1 by HB 1676.

 

ESTIMATED COSTS

N/A

BUDGET CATEGORY

N/A

LEGAL REFERENCE

As noted on policy.

STAFF CONTACTS

Eugene Kotulka and/or administration

SUPERINTENDENT’S

RECOMMENDATION 

Recommended

 

Attached:

BBFA               Conflict of Interests and Disclosure of Economic Interests

CBCA               Disclosure Statement Required of Superintendent

GA                   Personnel Policies Goals

GAH                 School Employee Conflict of Interests

GCBD-RF         Regulations Pertaining to Staff Leaves and Absences

GCPF               Suspension of Staff Members

IJ                     Guidance and Counseling Program

JFCC               Student Conduct on School Buses

JHC                 Student Health Services           

JO                    Student Records          

JOA                 Student Transcripts

JOA-R              Student Transcript Regulations

JOA-R-F1         Parent Form – Student Transcript

KG                   Community Use of School Facilities

LC-F                 Alleghany County Charter School Application Addendum

LEB                  Advanced/Alternative Courses for Credit