Smithfield Public Schools Policy Manual

Below are links to the adopted School Committee policies.  Where the link includes a -F, the form for the associated policy is provided.  Where the link includes a -R, the regulations for the associated policy is provided. 

Section A. Foundations and Basic Commitments

AC Nondiscrimination and Equity

AC-R Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Grievance Policy 

ACA Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming, and Transitioning Students


ACAB Sexual Harassment

ACAB-F Sexual Harassment Form

ACE Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap/Accessibility

AD Smithfield School Department's Promise

ADC Smoke-Free Schools 

ADD Threat Assessment Team

ADF School District Wellness Program

Section B. Board Governance and Operations

BA School Committee Operational Goals

BAA Self Evaluation of School Committee

BB School Committee Legal Status 

BBA School Committee Powers and Duties

BBAA School Committee Member Authority

BBAB Student Liaison to the School Committee 

BBAB-R Student Liaison Guidelines

BBBA School Committee Members Election and Term

BBBC - School Committee Resignation

BBBE School Committee Vacancies

BCA School Committee Member Ethics

BCC Family Relationships and Employment

BDA - School Committee Organizational Meeting

BDB School Committee Officers

BDD - School Committee Superintendent Relationship

BDFA School Improvement Teams 

BDFA-E School Improvement Plan 

BDG - School Attorney

BE School Committee Meetings

BEA - School Committee Member Attendance

BEB  Workshop Sessions

BEC Executive Sessions

BEDA - Notification of School Committee Meetings

BEDB Agenda Format 

BEDD School Committee Rules of Order

BEDDA Rules and Responsibilities for Uses of Email by School Committee Members 

BEDF Voting Method

BEDG Minutes

BEDH Public Participation at School Committee Meetings

BGA School Committee Policy Development

BGB Policy Adoption   

BGC Policy Revision and Review 

BGD - School Committee Review of Procedures

BGE - Policy Dissemination

BGF Suspension of Policies

BHC School Committee-Staff Communications 

BIA New School Committee Member Orientation

BIBA School Committee Conferences, Conventions, and Workshops

BID School Committee Member Compensation and Benefits

BK - School Committee Memberships

Section C. General School Administration

CBI Evaluation of the Superintendent Policy 

CBI-R Evaluation of the Superintendent

CHCA Handbooks

CHD Administration in Policy Absence

CM Annual Report

Section D. Fiscal Management

DA Fiscal Management Goals

DB Annual Budget

DBC Budget Deadlines and Schedules

DBI Budget Implementation

DBJ Budget Transfer Authority

DD Funding Proposals and Applications

DGA Authorized Signatures 

DH Employee Dishonesty/Faithful Performance Insurance Coverage 

DHA Contract Signing Authority

DI Fiscal Accounting and Reporting 

DIA Fund Balance

DID Inventory 

DIE Audits

DJE Procurement Requirements

DK Payment Procedures 

DKC Expense Reimbursements

DL  Federal Financial Internal Controls

DN School Properties Disposition

DO Credit Card Policy

Section E. Support Services

EB Safety Program 

EBB First Aid 

EBB-F Injury Report Form

EBB-R Annual Standing Orders 

EBC Emergency Response Plans

EBCC Bomb Threats

EBD Tools for Schools

EBG Face Coverings

EC Buildings and Grounds Management

ECAC - Vandalism

ECAF Video Surveillance

ECF Energy Efficient Appliances and Equipment

EDC Authorized Use of School Owned Materials

EEA Student Transportation Services

EEAG Student Transportation in Private Vehicles

EEAJ Motor Vehicle Idling on School Grounds

EEBA Personal Use of District Vehicles

EFA School Meal Charges

EFAB Food Allergies

Section F. Facilities Development

FF Naming New Facilities 

FG Compliance  with Northeast Collaborative for High Performance Schools NE-CHPS

Section G. Personnel

GB Staff Hiring Policy

GBA Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

GBC-Teleworking Policy and Procedure

GBEAA Honesty on Applications for Employment 

GBEB Educator Code of Professional Responsibility

GBEBB Code of Conduct - Staff/Student Relationships

GBEBD Crowdfunding 

GBEB-R Professional Culture

GBEBE - Acceptable Use Policy for Staff and Related Personnel

GBI Staff Participation in Political Activities

GBJA Personal Confidential Information/Disclosure

GBJAB Reporting Misconduct

GBK Staff Complaints and Grievances 

GCBC Administrative Compensation Policy

GCCC Family and Medical Leave 

GCCC-F1 Employee Request for Family or Medical Leave Form

GCCC-F2 Employee Notice of Eligibility of Family or Medical Leave Form

GCG Substitute Professional Staff Employment

GCGA  Per Diem Substitute Employees Reasonable Assurance Policy

GCIA -  Philosophy of Staff Development 

GCIA-R  Workshop/Conference Request Procedure

GCRD Private Tutoring For Pay

Section H. Negotiations

Section I. Instruction

IC/ICA School Year/School Calendar

ID School Day

IEA Pledge of Allegiance

IGA Curriculum Development

IHA Basic Instructional Program

IHAI Career and Technical Education

IHAM Health Education

IHAM-R Health Education Exemption Procedure

IHB Special Education Services 

IHBA  Programs with Students with Disabilities 

IHBAA Special Education Staffing Policy

IHBEA English Learner Education

IHBF Homebound Instruction

IHBG Home Schooling

IHBIA Eligibility for Kindergarten Attendance

IHCD Early College Enrollment

IHCDA  Dual Enrollment

IJ-Instructional Materials 

IJJA Previewing, Showing, and Viewing Films/Video Recordings

IJL Library Materials Selection and Adoption 

IJND  Chromebook Policy 

IJNDB-A Staff Email

IJNDC Acceptable Use of Technology for Students

IJNDCA Internet Filtering

IJNDCB Use of Social Media, Internet Sites and Resources

IJOA Field Trips

IJOB Community Resource Persons/Speakers

IJOC School Volunteers

IK Academic Achievement

IKB Homework

IKE Promotion and Retention of Students

IKF Graduation Requirements 

IMB Teaching About Controversial Issues

IMGA Service Animals in School

Section J. Students

JE Attendance

JEB Entrance Age

JEBA School Entrance Age Eligibility for Kindergarten/Grade 1 Request for a Waiver

JEBB Educating Adult Students

JF School Admissions - Residents and Nonresidents

JFABD Homeless Students: Enrollment Rights and Services

JICA Student Dress Code

JICD Student Email Use

JICE Student Publications

JICH Drug and Alcohol Use by Students

JICI Prohibition of Weapons on School Grounds

JICK-B Teen Dating and Violence

JICK-C Bullying

JICK-F Bullying Form

JIH Searches and Interrogations

JJE Fundraising

JJF Student Activity Accounts

JJf-F Student Activity Accounts Forms

JJIB Interscholastic Athletics

JJIF Concussion Policy

JJIF-F Procedures and Concussion Form

JK Discipline:  Code of Student Conduct

JKAA Physical Restraint of Students

JL Student Welfare

JLA Student Insurance Program

JLC Student Health Services and Requirements

JLCA Physical Examinations of Students

JLCB Inoculations of Students

JLCC Communicable Diseases

JLCCA HIV/Hepatitis

JLCCB - Head Lice 

JLCD Administering Medicines to Students

JLCD-A Administration of Naloxone (Narcan)

JLCD-B Administration of Medical Marijuana

JLCD-B-R Protocol for All Medical Marijuana Administration to Students

JLCD-F Medication Authorization Form

JLCD-R1  Administration of Epipens

JLCD-R2 Administration of Medication for Children with Allergies

JLCD-R3 Diabetes Care Management

JLCD-R4 Protocol for Nursing Coverage on Field Trips

JLF  Reporting Suspected Child Abuse

JP Student Gifts and Solicitations

JRA Student Records

JRAA Student Data Privacy and Security 

JRAB Directory Information and Student Records Access

JRE Flyer Distribution 

Section K. Community Relations

KBF Parent Involvement with Title I

KDB-R Public Records Request Guidelines

KDC Public Gifts/Donations to Schools 

KDD News Media Relations/News Releases

KE Public Concerns and Complaints 

KEB Public Complaints About School Personnel 

KEC Public Complaints about Curriculum or Instructional Materials 

KF Community Use of School Facilities

KF-F Building Use Forms

KF-E Fee Schedule for Use of School Facilities

KHB Advertising and Branding on School District Property and Athletic Fields 

KHBA Web Advertising on School Websites

Section L. Education Agency Relations

LBB State and Local Assessments

LDA Student Teaching & Administrative Internships