Minutes

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
    Existing Policy JECA-P
  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
    Existing Policy JOA
  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
    Existing Policy IHBD
  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
  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
  6. Delete existing Policy JED: Unexcused or Excused Absences of Students. It was replaced
    with newly adopted Policy JEA: Compulsory Attendance.
    Existing Policy JED
  7. Delete existing Policy JFCI: Student and Staff Alcohol & Chemical Abuse
    Existing Policy JFCI
  8. New Policy JL: Student Wellness
    New Policy JL Rationale
    New Policy JL: Student Wellness
    Existing Policy JL: School Wellness

    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

    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
    Revised MSMA Policy EBAA

    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
    Revised MSMA Policy ECB

    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

    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
    New MSMA Policy IKF

    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

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

    New Policy CM
  15. Review Existing Policy ID: School Day
    Rationale
    Existing Policy ID
    New Policy ID

    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
    New Policy IHD: Adult Community Education
    Existing Policy IGE: Adult & Community Education Program
    Existing Policy IGEA: Adult Education for High School Dropouts
    Existing Policy IGEB: Adult High School Programs

    Motion by Laura Hamilton to table item 16.  Second by Nicole Desjardins, so moved 2-0.

Meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.
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