Policy

Clinton Township Board of Education policies, regulations, and bylaws are available in PDF files below.

These files are fully searchable in common PDF reader software (such as Adobe’s free Acrobat Reader or Apple’s Preview).

**The Board of Education is in the process of updating their policies and regulations in the upcoming months. The series categories will be also be changing. As the new series are approved they will be uploaded and the old ones will be removed. (There will not be an 8000 series.)

Old Series:

Bylaws – 0000 Series
Administration - 1000 Series
Programs - 2000 Series
Teaching Staff Members – 3000 Series
Support Staff Members – 4000 Series
Pupils – 5000 Series
Finances – 6000 Series
Property – 7000 Series
Operations – 8000 Series
Community – 9000 Series

**New Series:

1000 – Community Relations
2000 – Administration
3000 – Business
4000 – Personnel
5000 – Students
6000 – Instruction
7000 – New Construction
9000 – Bylaws


1000 Series – Community Relations

1000, 1010 - Concepts and Role in Community Relations, Goals and Objectives
1100 – Communicating With The Public
1100 - Communicating With The Public-Regulation
1110 – Media
1111 – District Publications
1120 – Board of Education Meetings
1140 - Distribution of Materials by Pupils and Staff
1200 - Participation by the Public
1200 - Participation by the Public-Volunteers-Regulation
1220 - AD HOC Advisory Committees
1230 - School Connected Organizations
1250 - Visitors
1250 - Visitors - Regulation
1312 - Community Complaints and Inquiries
1312 - Community Complaints and Inquiries-Regulation
1314 - Solicitation and Fundraising
1315 - Distribution of Materials, Flyers
1322 - Contests for Pupils
1330 - Use of School Facilities
1330 - Use of School Facilities-Regulation
1410 - Local Units
1600 - Relations Between Other Entities and the District
1600.1 - Corporate Sponsors

2000 Series – Program

2000, 2010 - Concepts and Roles in Administration-Goals and Objectives
2121 - Line of Responsibility
2121 - Line of Responsibility Org. Chart-Exhibit
2130 - Principal Evaluation
2130 - Principal Evaluation
2130.1 - Leadership Team
2131 - Superintendent
2132 - Business Administrator/Board Secretary
2132 - Business Administrator/Board Secretary - Evaluation
2200 - Administrative Employment Contracts
2210 - Administrative Leeway
2224 - Nondiscrimination, Affirmative Action
2224 - Nondiscrimination, Affirmative Action-Complaints-Regulation
2240 - Research, Evaluation and Planning
2255 - Action Planning for NJ QSAC

3000 - Business - New
3514.1 - Distribution and Use Electronics
3514.1 -Distribution and Use Electronics - Regulation

3000 Series – Teaching Staff Members

3111 – Creating Positions
3112 – Abolishing Positions
3124 – Employment Contract
3125 – Employment of Teaching Staff Members
3125.02 – Employment of Substitute Teachers
3126 – Induction Program for Provisional Teachers
R3126 – Induction Program for Provisional Teachers
3134 – Assignment of Additional Duties
3141 – Resignation/Separation
3142 – Non-renewal of Non-tenured Teaching Staff Member
R3142 – Non-renewal of Non-tenured Teaching Staff Member
3143 – Dismissal
R3143 – Dismissal/Suspension (Certificated Staff)
3144 – Certification of Tenure Charges
R3144 – Certification of Tenure Charges
3144.3 – Suspension Upon Certification of Tenure Charge
3144.12 – Certification of Tenure Charges – Inefficiency
3146 – Conduct of Reduction in Force
R3146 – Conduct of Reduction in Force
3150 – Discipline
3152 – Withholding an Increment
3159 – Teaching Staff Member/School District Reporting Responsibilities
3160 – Physical Examination
3161 – Examination for Cause
3211 – Code of Ethics
3211.3 – Consulting Outside the District
3212 – Attendance
3214 – Conflict of Interest
3216 – Dress and Grooming
3217 – Use of Corporal Punishment
3218 – Substance Abuse
3221 – Evaluation of Teachers
R3221 – Evaluation of Teachers
3222 – Evaluation of Teaching Staff Members
R3222 – Evaluation of Teaching Staff Members
3223 – Evaluation of Administrators
R3223.1 – Evaluation of Non-Tenured Administrators
R3223.2 – Evaluation of Tenured Administrators
3224 – Evaluation of Principals, Vice Principals and Assistant Principals
R3224 – Evaluation of Principals, Vice Principals and Assistant Principals
3230 – Outside Activities
R3230 – Outside Activities
3231 – Outside Employment as Athletic Coach
3232 – Tutoring Services
R3232 – Tutoring Services
3233 – Political Activities
R3233 – Political Activities
3240 – Professional Development for Teachers and School Leaders
R3240 – Professional Development for Teachers and School Leaders
3244 – In-Service Training
R3244 – In-Service Training
3245 – Research Projects by Staff Members
3270 – Professional Responsibilities
R3270 – Lesson Plans
3280 – Liability for Pupil Welfare
R3280 – Liability for Pupil Welfare
3281 – Inappropriate Staff Conduct
R3281 – Inappropriate Staff Conduct
3283 – Electronic Communications Between Teaching Staff Members and Students
3310 – Academic Freedom
3321 – Acceptable Use of Computer Network(s)/Computers and Resources by Teaching Staff Members
R3321 – Acceptable Use of Computer Network(s)/Computers and Resources by Teaching Staff Members
3322 – Staff Member’s Use of Cellular Telephones
3324 – Right of Privacy – Teaching Staff Members
3340 – Grievance
3351 – Healthy Workplace Environment
3362 – Sexual Harassment
R3362 – Sexual Harassment of Teaching Staff Members Complaint Procedure
3370 – Teaching Staff Member Tenure
3372 – Teaching Staff Member Tenure Acquisition
3373 – Tenure Upon Transfer or Promotion
3381 – Protection Against Retaliation
3410 – Compensation
3420 – Benefits
3425 – Work Related Disability Pay
3425.1 – Modified Duty Early Return To Work Program
R3425.1 – Modified Duty Early Return To Work Program – Teaching Staff Members
3431.1 – Family Leave
3431.3 – New Jersey’s Family Leave Insurance Program
3432 – Sick Leave
R3432 – Sick Leave
3433 – Vacations
3435 – Anticipated Disability
3436 – Personal Leave
3437 – Military Leave
3439 – Jury Duty

4000 Series – Support Staff Members

4111 – Creating Positions
4124 – Employment Contract
4125 – Employment of Support Staff Members
4140 – Termination
4145 – Layoffs
4146 – Non-renewal of Non-tenured Support Staff Member
R4146 – Non-Renewal of Non-Tenured Support Staff Member
4150 – Discipline
4152 – Withholding an Increment
4159 – School District Reporting Responsibilities
4160 – Physical Examination
R4160 – Physical Examination
4161 – Examination for Cause
4211 – Attendance
R4211 – Support Staff Attendance
4211.3 – Consulting Outside the District
R4211.3 – Consulting Outside the District
4214 – Conflict of Interest
4215 – Code of Ethics
4218 – Substance Abuse
R4218 – Substance Abuse
4219 – Commercial Driver Controlled Substance and Alcohol Use Testing
4220 – Employee Evaluation
R4220 – Evaluation of Support Staff Members
4230 – Outside Activities
R4230 – Outside Activities
4233 – Political Activities
R4233 – Political Activities
4240 – Employee Training
4250 – Hours and Days of Work
4281 – Inappropriate Staff Conduct
R4281 – Inappropriate Staff Conduct
4283 – Electronic Communications Between Support Staff Members and Students
4321 – Acceptable Use of Computer Network(s)/Computers and Resources by Support Staff Members
R4321- Acceptable Use of Computer Network(s)/Computers and Resources by Support Staff Members
4322 – Staff Member’s Use of Cellular Telephones
4324 – Right of Privacy – Support Staff Members
4340 – Grievance
4351 – Healthy Workplace Environment
4352 – Sexual Harassment
R4352 – Sexual Harassment of Support Staff Members Complaint Procedure
4360 – Support Staff Member Tenure
4381 – Protection Against Retaliation
4410 – Compensation
4413 – Overtime Compensation
4415 – Substitute Wages
4420 – Benefits
4425 – Work Related Disability Pay
4425.1 – Modified Duty Early Return to Work Program
R4425.1 – Modified Duty Early Return to Work Program
4431.1 – Family Leave
4431.3 – New Jersey’s Family Leave Insurance Program
4432 – Sick Leave
4433 – Vacations
4434 – Holidays
4435 – Anticipated Disability
4436 – Personal Leave
4437 – Military Leave
4438 – Jury Duty

5000 Series – Students

5020 - Role of Parents, Guardians
5111 - Admission
5113 - Attendance, Absences and Excuses
5114 - Suspension and Expulsion
5114 - Suspension and Expulsion - Regulation
5117 - School Attendance Areas and Assignment of Students
5118 - Nonresidents
5118.1 - School Choice Program
5119 - Transfers
5120 - Assessment of Individual Needs
5124 - Reporting to Parents, Guardians
5125 - Student Records
5126 - Awards for Achievement
5126 - Awards for Achievement - Regulation
5127 - Commencement Activities
5131 - Conduct/Discipline
5131 - Code of Student Conduct - Discipline- - Regulation
5131.1 - Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying
5131.5 - Vandalism, Violence
5131.5 - Vandalism, Violence Reporting - Regulation
5131.6 - Substance Abuse
5131.7 - Weapons and Dangerous Instruments
5131.7 - Weapons and Dangerous Instruments - Regulation
5132 - Student Dress and Grooming
5133 - Gifts to School Personnel
5134 - Pregnant Students
5136 - Fund-Raising Activities
5141 - Health
5141 - Health - AED - Regulation
5141 - Diabetes Management - Regulation
5141.1 - Accidents
5141.1 , 5141.2 - Illness and Injury - Regulation
5141.2 - Illness
5141.3 - Health Examinations and Immunizations
5141.4 - Child Abuse and Neglect
5141.6 - Suicide and Self-Destructive Behavior
5141.6 - Suicide and Self-Destructive Behavior - Regulation
5141.8 - Sports Related Concussions
5141.20 - Allergies
5141.20 - Life Threatening
5141.20 - Life-Threatening Allergies - Regulation
5141.21 - Administering Medication - Regulation
5142 - Student Safety
5142 - Student Safety - Missing Children - Regulation
5145.4 - Equal Educational Opportunity
5145.5 - Photographs of Students
5145.6 - Student Grievance Procedure
5145.6 - Student Grievance Procedure - Regulation
5145.11 - Questioning and Apprehension
5145.12 - Search and Seizure
5200 - Non-Public School Students
5200 - Services to Non-Public School Students - Regulation

6000 Series – Instruction

6111 - School Calendar
6112 - School Day
6114 - Emergencies and Disaster Preparedness
6114 - Emergencies and Disaster Preparedness - Regulation
6115 - Ceremonies and Observances
6121 - Nondiscrimination, Affirmative Action
6122 - Articulation
6140 - Curriculum Adoption
6141 - Curriculum Design, Development
6141.2 - Recognition of Religious Beliefs and Customs
6142 - Subject Fields
6142.1 - Family Life Education
6142.2 - ESL, Bilingual Programs
6142.4 - Physical Education and Health
6142.6 - Basic Skills
6142.9 - Arts
6142.10 - Internet Safety and Technology
6142.10 - Internet Safety and Technology-AUP-Exhibit
6142.11 - Student Owned Technology
6142.12 - Career and Technical Education
6142.13 - HIB Prevention Education
6143 - Curriculum Guides
6143.1 - Lesson Plans
6143.1 - Lesson Plans - Regulation
6145 - Extracurricular Activities
6145.1, 6145.2 - Intramural, Interscholastic Competition
6145.1, 6145.2 - Intramural, Interscholastic Competition - Regulation
6145.3 - Publications
6145.4 - Public Performances and Exhibitions
6145.5 - Student Government
6145.7 - Social Events and Meetings
6146 - Graduation Requirements
6146.2 - Promotion, Retention
6146.2 - Promotion, Retention - Regulation
6147 - Standards of Proficiency
6147.1 - Evaluation of Individual Student Performance
6147.1 - Evaluation of Individual Student Performance - Grading System - Regulation
6151 - Class Size
6153 - Field Trips
6153 - Field Trips - Regulation
6154 - Homework, Makeup Work
6154 - Homework
6156 - Instructional Planning, Scheduling
6160 - Instructional Services and Resources
6161 - Equipment, Books, Materials and Copyright Materials
6161.1 - Guidelines for Evaluation and Selection of Instructional Materials
6161.2 - Complaints Regarding Instructional Materials
6162.4 - Community Resources
6162.5 - Research
6163.1 - Media Center, Library
6163.3 - Live Animals in the Classroom
6164.1 - Intervention and Referral Services for General Education Students
6164.1 - Intervention and Referral Services for General Education Students - Regulation
6164.2 - Guidance Services
6164.4 - Child Study Team
6164.4 - Child Study Team - Regulation
6171 - Special Instructional Programs
6171.1 - Remedial Instruction
6171.2 - Gifted and Talented
6171.2 - Gifted and Talented - Regulation
6171.3 - At-Risk and Title I
6171.4 - Special Education
6171.4 - Special Education - Regulation
6171.5 - Independent Educational Evaluation
6171.6 - Parent Involvement
6171.7 - Special Education Extended Year Program
6172 - Alternative Educational Programs
6173 - Home Instruction
6178 - Early Childhood Education, Preschool
6300 - Evaluation of the Instructional Program

7000 Series – New Construction
7110 - Long-Range Facilities Planning
7115 - Developing Educational Specification
7450 - Supervision of Construction
7550 - Naming Buildings and Programs

8000 Series – Operations

8311 – Managing Electronic Mail
8320 – Personnel Records
R8320 – Personnel Records
R8420.5 – Asbestos Release
8431 – Preparedness for Toxic Hazard
R8431 – Toxic Hazard Preparedness Program
8500 – Food Services
8505 – School Nutrition
8506 – School Lunch Program Biosecurity Plan
8540 – Free and Reduced Rate Meals
R8540 – Free and Reduced Rate Meals
8600 – Transportation
R8600 – Transportation
8613 – Waiver of Pupil Transportation
8630 – Bus Driver Responsibility
R8630 – Emergency School Bus Procedures
8635 – Pupil Transportation Vehicles and School Buses
8660 – Transportation by Private Vehicle
R8660 – Privately Owned Vehicles
8670 – Transportation of Disabled Pupils
8690 – Monitoring Devices on School Vehicles
R8690 – Monitoring Devices on School Vehicles
8710 – Property Insurance
8740 – Bonding
8750 – Employee Indemnification
8760 – Pupil Accident Insurance
8770 – School Board Insurance Group
8810 – Religious Holidays

9000 Series – Bylaws

9000 - Role of the Board
9010 - Role of the Member
9020 - Public Statements
9110 - Number and Terms
9111 - Qualification Background Checks
9112 - Elections an Annual Appointments
9113 - Filling Vacancies
9114 - Resignation and Removal
9121 - Election and Duties of the President
9125 - Treasurer of School Monies
9127 - Public School Accountant
9130 - Committees
9150 - Board Consultants
9200 - Orientation and Training of Board Members
9250 - Expenses and (Travel) Reimbursements
9270 - Conflict of Interest
9271 - Code of Ethics
9311 - Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Policies
9312 - Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Bylaws
9313 - Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Administrative Regulations
9314 - Suspension of Policies, Bylaws and Regulations
9321 - Election and Duties of the President
9322 - Public and Executive Sessions
9322 - Public Participation-Regulation
9322.1 - Organization Meeting
9322.2 - Conduct of the Board, Core Values
9323, 9324 - Agenda Preparation, Advanced Delivery of Meeting Materials
9325.4 - Voting Method
9325.4 - Voting Method-Exhibit
9326 - Minutes
9400 - Board Self-Evaluation
9420 - Recognition of Board Members