ORGANIZATION, PHILOSOPHY AND GOALS                                     Policy 0520


Policy Development and Review


Policy Review and Adoption



The Board of Education shall review written policies on a continuing basis to ensure consistency and legality of Board action and administrative decisions. Policies shall be reviewed and revised as a result of newly enacted state and/or federal legislation, court decisions, as a result of research and/or policy development as presented by state and/or national organizations and agencies, or for other reasons as determined by the Board of Education.


At any meeting of the Board of Education, policies governing the schools may be enacted, amended or repealed by a majority vote.


The formal adoption of policies shall be recorded in the minutes of the Board of Education. Only those written statements so adopted and so recorded shall be regarded as official Board policy.


The Board of Education authorizes the Superintendent to develop administrative guidelines in order to implement his/her policy.




Board Approved - Updated on 1/21/2010