Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 10/7/2021 - 6:30 PM
Category: New Business and Reports to the Board
Type: Info
Subject: Statutory Policy Revisions
ACPS 2025 Strategic Plan Goal:
Goal 1: Systemic Alignment
ACPS will build a culture of continuous improvement and design equitable systems for school and instructional improvement.
Policy: BF - Board Policy Manual
Funding Source or Fiscal Impact (where applicable)
File Attachment:
211007_Memo_Policy_Revisions.pdf
211007_Policy_BDDH-KD_Public_Participation_at_School_Board_Meetings.pdf
211007_BDDH-R_KD-R_Procedures_for_Public_Communications_with_the_School_Board.pdf
211007_Policy_EBCA_Emergency_Preparedness_Drills.pdf
211007_JED_Student_Absences_Excuses_Dismissals.pdf
211007_JEA-R_JED-R_Attendance_Regulations.pdf
Agenda Item Summary: As part of the Board’s continuing, five-year policy review cycle, five policies and regulations from the classifications below are proposed for revision:

B Policies: School Board Governance and Operations
E Policies: Support Services
J Policies: Students

The proposed revisions have been revised to reflect statutory changes taking effect for the 2021-22 school year, or to reflect current ACPS practice.

The following chart outlines the proposed policy and regulatory revisions:
BDDH/KD
Public Participation at School Board Meetings
BDDH-R/KD-R
Regulations for Public Communications With the School Board
EBCA
Emergency Preparedness Drills
JED
Student Absences/ Excuses/ Dismissals
JEA-R/JED-R
Attendance Regulations
Background: The Code of Virginia § 22.1-253.13:7 and Policy BF require the School Board to maintain and follow up-to-date policies, and that all policies shall be reviewed at least every five years and revised as needed.
Recommendation: The Superintendent recommends the School Board review the proposed policy and regulatory revisions.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. - Superintendent