Section I: Instruction

ST. PAUL SCHOOL DISTRICT 45
TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION I: INSTRUCTION 


Instructional Philosophy and Goals ....................................................................................................................IA/IAA

Freedom of Expression .......................................................................................................................................IB
Relations with Home-Schooled Students** .......................................................................................................IBDJA

School Year/School Calendar ............................................................................................................................IC/ICA

School Day .........................................................................................................................................................ID

Organization of Instruction ................................................................................................................................IE

Curriculum Development ...................................................................................................................................IF
Curriculum Research/Pilot Projects .........................................................................................................IFA/IFB
21st Century Schools Council ........................................................................................................IFCA
Curriculum Guides and Course Outlines ..................................................................................................IFE

Teaching about Religion .................................................................................................................IGAC
HIV, AIDS, HBV and HCV Health Education** ................................................................IGAEA
Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Prevention, Health Education** .............................................IGAEB
Human Sexuality Education ...........................................................................................................IGAI
Traffic Safety Education .................................................................................................................IGAJ
 
Students with Disabilities - Child Identification Procedures.....................................................................IGBA
Students with Disabilities - Child Identification Procedures.....................................................................IGBA-AR
Education Records/Records of Students with Disabilities**...........................................................IGBAB/JO
Education Records/Records of Students with Disabilities Management ........................................IGBAB/JO-AR
Special Education - Personnel..........................................................................................................IGBAC
Special Education - Participation in Regular Education Programs..................................................IGBAE
Special Education - Participation in Regular Education Programs**..............................................IGBAE-AR
Special Education - Individualized Education Program (IEP)**.....................................................IGBAF
Special Education - Individualized Education Program (IEP)**.....................................................IGBAF-AR 
Special Education - Procedural Safeguards**..................................................................................IGBAG 
Special Education - Procedural Safeguards**..................................................................................IGBAG-AR
Special Education - Evaluation Procedures**..................................................................................IGBAH
Special Education - Evaluation and Eligibility Procedures**..........................................................IGBAH-AR 
Special Education - Private Schools.................................................................................................IGBAI
Special Education - Private Schools.................................................................................................IGBAI-AR
Special Education - Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE).....................................................IGBAJ
Special Education - Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE).....................................................IGBAJ-AR
Special Education - Public Availability of State Application...........................................................IGBAK 
Special Education - Services for Home-Schooled Students with Disabilities**...............................IGBAL
Special Education - Services for Home-Schooled Students with Disabilities**...............................IGBAL-AR 
 
Talented and Gifted Program ..........................................................................................................IGBB
Identification - Talented and Gifted** ..................................................................................IGBBA
Appeals Procedure for Talented and Gifted Identification and Placement** .......................IGBBA-AR
Identification - Talented and Gifted Students Among Nontypical Populations** ................IGBBB
Programs and Services - Talented and Gifted** ...................................................................IGBBC
Complaints Regarding Talented and Gifted Program ...........................................................IGBBC-AR
Parent Notification and Participation** ................................................................................IGBBD
Title I/Parental Involvement ...........................................................................................................IGBC
At-Risk Student Program ......................................................................................................IGBCA
Homebound Instruction ...................................................................................................................IGBG
Alternative Education Programs** .......................................................................................IGBHA
Evaluation of Alternative Education Programs ....................................................................IGBHA-AR(1)
Evaluation of Alternative Education Programs - District Summary ....................................IGBHA-AR(2)
Establishment of Alternative Education Programs ...............................................................IGBHB
Establishment of Alternative Education Programs ...............................................................IGBHB-AR
Alternative Education Notification** ...................................................................................IGBHC
Alternative Education Notification .......................................................................................IGBHC-AR
Program Exemptions .............................................................................................................IGBHD
Expanded Options Program.............................................................................................................IGBHE 
Bilingual Education .........................................................................................................................IGBI
Cocurricular/Extracurricular Activities .....................................................................................................IGD
Student Organizations .....................................................................................................................IGDA
Student Publications ........................................................................................................................IGDB
Student Performances ......................................................................................................................IGDD
Student Activity Fees ......................................................................................................................IGDE
Student Fund-Raising Activities .....................................................................................................IGDF
Student Activity Funds ...................................................................................................................IGDG
Contests for Students ......................................................................................................................IGDH
Interscholastic Athletics/Activities .................................................................................................IGDJ

Instructional Arrangements/Grouping for Instruction ........................................................................................IH/IHA
Class Size ..................................................................................................................................................IHB
Alternative Instructional Programs .................................................................................................IHGA

Instructional Resources/Instructional Materials ........................................................................................IIA
Instructional Materials Selection ...............................................................................................................IIA-AR
Special Interest Materials ................................................................................................................IIAD
District Libraries/Media Centers .....................................................................................................IIBD
Computer Instruction .......................................................................................................................IIBG
Electronic Communications System ......................................................................................IIBGA
Electronic Communications System ......................................................................................IIBGA-AR
Field Trips and Special Events** ....................................................................................................IICA
Senior Trips ...........................................................................................................................IICAA
Community Resource Persons ........................................................................................................IICB
Volunteers .......................................................................................................................................IICC
                    Volunteers........................................................................................................................................IICC-AR
 
Guidance Program ...............................................................................................................................................IJ

Academic Achievement** ...................................................................................................................................IK
Grading System ..........................................................................................................................................IKA
Student Progress Reports to Parents** ..................................................................................IKAB
Grade Reduction/Credit Denial .............................................................................................IKAD
Homework .................................................................................................................................................IKB
Class Rankings ..........................................................................................................................................IKC
Promotion and Retention of Students** ...................................................................................................IKE
Graduation Requirements .........................................................................................................................IKF
Early Graduation** ........................................................................................................................IKFA
Graduation Exercises ......................................................................................................................IKFB

Assessment Program** .......................................................................................................................................IL

Instructional Program Renewal ...........................................................................................................................IM

Studying Controversial Issues ...................................................................................................................INB
Animals in District Facilities .....................................................................................................................ING

The following symbol is used on some policies:

** As used in this policy, the term parent includes legal guardian or person in a parental relationship. The status and duties of a legal guardian are defined in ORS 125.005 (4) and 125.300 - 125.325. The determination of whether an individual is acting in a parental relationship, for purposes of determining residency, depends on the evaluation of the factors listed in ORS 419B.373. The determination for other purposes depends on evaluation of those factors and a power of attorney executed pursuant to ORS 109.056. For special education students, parent also includes a surrogate parent, an adult student to whom rights have transferred and foster parent as defined in OAR 581-015-0005 (18).
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