Policies

A Numerical List of All Lafayette Charter School Policies

Index


1.1.1 Statement of Mission

 

 



1.2 Equal Education Opportunity

 

 

 


 

 

 

CH. 2 - GOVERNANCE

     2.1 New Board Member Training and Orientation

 


2.2 Board Member Training and Education

 

 



2.3 Board Committees

 

 



2.4 Board Conduct

 

 




2.4.1 Conflict of Interest – Board of Directors

 

 




2.4.2 Prohibition Against Sexual, Religious, and Racial Harassment and Violence

 

 




2.4.3 Gifts to Employees and Board Members

 

 



2.5 Open and Closed Meetings

 

 



2.6 Acceptance and Administration of Gifts

 

 



2.7 School Director Hiring, Supervision, and Evaluation

 

 



2.8 Tort Liability

 

 

 


2.9 Nepotism

 

 

 


 

 

 

Ch. 3 - GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

 


3.1 Record Retention

 

 

 


3.2 Administration of Minnesota Government Data Practices Act

 

 

 


 

 

 

Ch. 4 - HUMAN RESOURCES

 


4.1 Hiring Procedures & Practice

 

 

 


 

4.1.1 Equal Opportunity; Non-Discrimination in Employment

 

 

 


 

4.1.2 At-Will Employment and Sample Agreement

 

 

 


 

4.1.3 Criminal Background Check

 

 

 


4.2 Employee Data

 

 

 


 

4.2.1 Public and Private Personnel Data

 

 

 


4.3 Benefits & Compensation

 

 

 


 

4.3.1 Employee Benefits

 

 

 


 

4.3.2 Salary and Wage Compensation System

 

 

 


4.4 Family Leave

 

 

 


 

4.4.1 Family Medical Leave Act

 

 

 


 

4.4.2 Parental Leave Act

 

 



4.5 Employee Conduct

 

 



 

4.5.1 Prohibition Against Unfair Discriminatory Practices in Employment


 



 

4.5.2 Code of Conduct for Employees Licensed by the Board of Teaching

 

 



 

4.5.3 Employee Ethics and Conflict of Interest

 

 



 

4.5.4 Outside Employment

 

 



 

4.5.5 Gifts to Employees and Board Members

 

 



 

4.5.6 Use of Reasonable Force and Prohibition Against Corporal Punishment

 

 



4.6 Health & Safety

 

 



 

4.6.1 Employee Right to Know Act

 

 



 

4.6.2 Blood Borne Pathogens

 

 



 

4.6.3 Communicable Diseases and Infections

 

 



 

4.6.4 Drug Free Workplace/ Drug Free School

 

 



 

4.6.5 Referring of Firearms Possessor

 

 



 

4.6.6 Weapons on School Grounds

 

 

      4.6.7 Notification to Staff of Violent Student Behavior

 


4.7 Mandatory Reporting

 

 



 

4.7.1 Maltreatment of Minors/ Mandatory Reporting

 



4.8 Technology

 

 



 

4.8.1 Use of Internet, Email, Computers, Voicemail and Other Electronic Systems

 

 



 

4.8.2 Employee Use of Social Media and Guidelines

 

 



4.9 Termination - Notice of Employee Rights

 

 



4.10 Whistleblower

 

 



4.11 Teacher Evaluation

 

 

Ch. 5 - STUDENTS



5.1 Admissions

 

 



 

5.1.1 Admissions & Enrollment (including lottery)

 



5.2 Attendance

 

 



 

5.2.1 Attendance-Absences

 

 



 

5.2.2 Compulsory Attendance

 

 



5.3 Student Data & Records

 

 



 

5.3.1 Student Educational Data

 

 



 

5.3.2 Adjudicated Juveniles

 

 



 

5.3.3 Student / Family Directories – Designation of Public Information (FERPA)

 

 

       5.3.4 Transfer of Educational Records
   
       5.3.5 Student Survey Policy
   


5.4 Student Conduct & Discipline

 

 



 

5.4.1 Prohibition Against Discrimination in Education

 

 

 


 

5.4.2 Bullying and Cyber-bullying

 

 

 


 

5.4.3 Student Hazing

 

 



 

5.4.4 Student Discipline

 

 



 

5.4.5 Pupil Fair Dismissal Process

 

 



 

5.4.6 Dress Code / Religiously Neutral

 

 



5.5 Health & Safety

 

 



 

5.5.1 Chemical Use and Abuse

 

 



 

5.5.2 Drug Free School Zone

 

 

 


 

5.5.3 Tobacco Free Environment

 

 



 

5.5.4 Concussions

 

 



 

5.5.5 Communicable Diseases and Infections

 

 



 

5.5.6 Allergies (i.e. peanut)

 

 



 

5.5.7 Student Transportation and School Bus Safety

 

 



 

5.5.8 Student Medicine in School

 

 



 

5.5.9 Weapons on School Grounds

 

 



5.6 Special Education

 

 



 

5.6.1 Section 504 Accommodations

 

 



 

5.6.2 Use of Restraints

 

 



 

5.6.3 Removal of Students with IEP

 

 



5.7 Student Rights

 

 



 

5.7.1 Interviews of Students by External Authorities - Tennessen Notice

 

 



 

5.7.2 Locker Searches

 

 



 

5.7.3 Student Rights Under the First Amendment

 

 



 

 

 

 



5.8 Technology

 

 



 

5.8.1 Cyberbullying / Prohibited Use of Technology

 

 



 

5.8.2 Use of Internet

 

 



 

5.8.3 Use of Social Media in School

 

 



5.9 Other

 

 



 

5.9.1 Student Extra-Curricular Participation

 

 

      5.9.2 EL Policy
   

 


 

 

 

Ch. 6 - EDUCATION PROGRAMS & INSTRUCTION



6.1 Grading System

 

 



6.2 Length of School Year

 

 



6.3 Promotional & Retention (Process for Deciding)

 

 



6.4 Religion

 

 



 

6.4.1 Release Time For Religious Events and Religious Accommodation

 

 

       6.4.2 Facility Neutrality and Equal Access
   


6.5 Online Learning

 

 



6.6 Pledge of Allegiance

 

 



6.7 Field Trips and Consent Form

 

 

 


6.8 Parental Involvement (Title 1 Recipients)

 

 

 


6.9 Compliance with Academic Standards and Authorizer Contract

 

 

    6.10 Testing Policies and Procedures
   
    6.11 Limits on Testing Policy
   
    6.12 WBWF Policy
   


 

 

 

Ch.7 - FISCAL MANAGEMENT & BUSINESS SERVICES



7.1 Segregation of Duties

 

 



7.2 Contracts

 

 



 

7.2.1 Approval of Business Service Contracts, Independent Contractors, etc.

 

 



 

7.2.2 Bidding for Services from Authorizer

 

 



7.3 Handling of Funds

 

 



 

7.3.1 Electronic Transfer of Funds

 



 

7.3.2 Expense and Reimbursement – Board and Staff

 



 

7.3.3 Fundraising

 



 

7.3.4 Student Fees

 



7.4 Request for Data by Public

 

 



7.5 Annual Audit

 

 



7.6 Prompt Payment of Bills

 

 



7.7 Sale or Purchase of State Property

 

 



7.8 Designation of Depositories

 

 



7.9 Collateral Requirements for Depositories

 

 



7.10 Investments

 

 



7.11 Safekeeping of Investments

 

 




 

 

Ch. 8 - OPERATIONS & FACILITIES



8.1 Dissolution and Closure

 

 



8.2 Complaint Process

 

 



8.3 Crisis Management

 

 



8.4 Health and Safety Policies

 

 



8.5 Insurance Coverage

 

 



8.6 Nonprofit Law

 

 



8.7 Service Animals Policy

 

 



8.8 Distribution of Non Curricular Materials in School

 

 

    8.9 Credit Card Policy
   
    8.10 Facilities Use Policy
   


 

 

 

AWAIR Manual (2017)

LCS Restrictive Procedures Plan (2/2015)

Health and Safety Management Plan (2017)

EdVisions' Policy on Group Health Insurance Coverage Procurement (1/27/2015)

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