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Augusta School Department

POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING

April 6, 2015

7:30 p.m.

 

Committee Members Present:  Nicole Desjardins, Laura Hamilton 

Other Board Members Present:  Kimberly Martin 

Administrators Present:  James Anastasio, Donna Madore, Kim Silsby      

 Motion by Nicole Desjardins to delete policies in items 1 through 7.  Second by Laura Hamilton, so moved 2-0.

 1.  Delete existing Policies JECA:  Admission of Resident Students and JECA-P:

     Certification of Immunization – Pre-School.  They were replaced with newly adopted

     Policy JLCB:  Immunization of Students.

        Existing Policy JECA

            Attachment 1

        Existing Policy JECA-P

            Attachment 2

 

2.  Delete existing Policies JO:  Student Education Records and JOA:  Student Records – 

                 Special Education. They were replaced with newly adopted Policies JRA, JRA-E and

                 JRA-R.

        Existing Policy JO     

            Attachment 3

        Existing Policy JOA

            Attachment 4

 

3.  Delete existing Policies IGBJ:  Compensatory Education Parent Involvement and IHBD:

     Title I Services.  They were replaced with newly adopted Policy KBF:  Parent

     Involvement in Title I.

        Existing Policy IGBJ

            Attachment 5

        Existing Policy IHBD

            Attachment 6

 

4.  Delete Existing Policy JHCD:  Augusta School Department Medication Policy. 

     Replaced with newly adopted Policy JLCD:  Administration of Medication to Students

     and New Policy JLCD-E: Medication Administration on School Field Trips.

        Existing Policy JHCD

Attachment 7

     

5.  Delete Existing Policy JHCE:  Teaching About Controversial Issues.  It was replaced

     with newly adopted Policy IMB:  Teaching about Controversial/Sensitive Issues and

     IMB-R: Teaching about Controversial Issues – Guidelines.

        Existing Policy JHCE

Attachment 8

 

6.  Delete existing Policy JED:  Unexcused or Excused Absences of Students.  It was

     replaced with newly adopted Policy JEA:  Compulsory Attendance.

        Existing Policy JED

Attachment 9

 

7.  Delete existing Policy JFCI:  Student and Staff Alcohol & Chemical Abuse.

        Existing Policy JFCI

            Attachment 10

 

8.  Review existing Policy JL:  School Wellness

                   Existing Policy JL:  School Wellness

                        Attachment 12

       New Policy JL:  Student Wellness

                        Attachment 13

            Motion by Laura Hamilton to move new policy JL:  Student Wellness to the board for

            a first reading and delete existing policy JL:  School Wellness once the new policy is

            adopted.  Second by Nicole Desjardins, so moved 2-0.

 

            9. Delete existing Policy GBE:  Hazard Communication Program.  It is covered by Policy

                EBAA:  Chemical Hazards

                    Existing Policy GBE

                        Attachment 14

 

Motion by Laura Hamilton to delete policy GBE. Second by Nicole Desjardins, so moved 2– 0.

 

            10. Review Existing Policy EBAA:  Chemical Hazards.  It was revised by MSMA in 2014.

                    Existing Policy EBAA

                        Attachment 15

                    Revised MSMA Policy EBAA

                        Attachment 16

           

Motion by Laura Hamilton to replace existing policy EBAA with the revised policy and move to the board for a first reading.  Second by Nicole Desjardins, so moved 2-0.

 

            11. Review Existing Policy ECB:  Pest Management in School Facilities and on School

                  Grounds.  It was revised by MSMA in 2014.

                    Existing Policy ECB

                        Attachment 17

                    Revised MSMA Policy ECB

                        Attachment 18

 

Motion by Laura Hamilton to replace existing policy ECB with the revised policy and move to the board for a first reading.  Second by Nicole Desjardins, so moved 2-0.

 

            12. New Policy IK:  Student Achievement Evaluation of Student Achievement/Proficiency

                      Attachment 19

 

Motion by Laura Hamilton to move new policy IK, with edits, to the board for a first reading.  Second by Nicole Desjardins, so moved 2-0.

 

13. Review Existing Policy IKF:  Graduation Requirements.  It was revised by MSMA in 2014.

         Existing Policy IKF

              Attachment 20

        New Draft Policy IKF

            Attachment 21

 

Motion by Laura Hamilton to move revised policy IKF, with edits, to the board for a first reading.  Second by Nicole Desjardins, so moved 2-0.

 

            14. Review Existing Policy CM:  School District Annual Report.

                    Existing Policy CM

                        Attachment 22

                   

Motion by Nicole Desjardins to delete policy CM.  Second by Laura Hamilton, so moved 2-0.

 

            15. Review Existing Policy ID:  School Day

                    Rationale

                        Attachment 24

        Existing Policy ID

                        Attachment 25

                    New Policy ID

                        Attachment 26

 

Motion by Laura Hamilton to table for two months for more information. Second by Nicole Desjardins, so moved 2-0.

 

            16. New Policy IHD:  Adult Community Education

                    Rationale

                        Attachment 27

                    New Policy IHD:  Adult Community Education          

                         Attachment 28

                    Existing Policy IGE:  Adult & Community Education Program

                        Attachment 29

                    Existing Policy IGEA:  Adult Education for High School Dropouts

                        Attachment 30

                    Existing Policy IGEB:  Adult High School Programs

                        Attachment 31

                    

            Motion by Laura Hamilton to table item 16.  Second by Nicole Desjardins, so

moved 2-0.

 

            Meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.