• 501 School Weapons

    Rationale:  School District 622 – North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale shall assure a safe school environment for students, staff and the public.

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  • 502 Search of Lockers

    Rationale:  School District 622 – North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale shall provide for a safe and healthful educational environment by enforcing the school district’s policies against contraband.

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  • 503 Student Attendance

    Rationale: The school board believes that regular school attendance is directly related to success in academic work, benefits students socially, provides opportunities for important communications between teachers and students and establishes regular habits of dependability important to the future of the student.  The purpose of this policy is to encourage regular school attendance.  It is intended to be positive and not punitive.  This policy also recognizes that class attendance is a joint responsibility to be shared by the student, parent or guardian, teacher and administrators.  This policy will assist students in attending class.

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  • 504 Student Dress and Appearance

    Rationale: The purpose of this policy is to enhance the education of students by establishing expectations of dress and grooming that are related to educational goals and community standards.

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  • 505 Distribution of Nonschool-Sponsored Materials on School Premises by Students and Employees

    Rationale: The purpose of this policy is to protect the exercise of students’ and employees’ free speech rights, taking into consideration the educational objectives and responsibilities of the school district.

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  • 506 Student Discipline

    Rationale:  School District 622 – North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale shall ensure that students are aware of and comply with the school district’s expectations for student conduct.  Such compliance will enhance the school district’s ability to maintain discipline and ensure that there is no interference with the educational process.  The school district will take appropriate disciplinary action when students fail to adhere to the Code of Student Conduct established by this policy.

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  • 508 Extended School Year for Certain Students with IEPs

    Rationale: The purpose of this policy is to ensure that the school district complies with the overall requirements of law as mandated for certain students subject to individualized education programs (IEPs) when necessary to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE).

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  • 509 Enrollment of Nonresident Students

    Rationale: The school district desires to participate in the Enrollment Options Program established by Minn. Stat. § 124D.03.  The purpose of this policy is to set forth the application and exclusion procedures used by the school district in making said determination.

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  • 511 Non-School Sponsored Solicitations

    Rationale: Independent School District 622 - North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale mission to educate and empower all learners brings with it the responsibility to protect the use of the district credibility for anything other than what has been approved through Administrative Rules, Regulation and Procedure. This policy is established to safeguard the students and their parents from money-raising plans of outside organizations, commercial enterprises and their representatives.

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  • 512 School-Sponsored Student Publications and Activities

    Rationale: The purpose of this policy is to protect students’ rights to free speech in production of official school publications while at the same time balancing the school district’s role in supervising student publications and the operation of public schools.

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  • 513 Student Promotion Retention and Program Design

    Rationale: The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance to professional staff, parents and students regarding student promotion, retention, and program design.

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  • 514 Bullying Prohibition

    Rationale:  A safe and civil environment is needed for students to learn and attain high academic standards and to promote healthy human relationships.  Bullying, like other violent or disruptive behavior, is conduct that interferes with a students’ ability to learn and/or a teacher’s ability to educate students in a safe environment.  The school district cannot monitor the activities of students at all times and eliminate all incidents of bullying between students, particularly when students are not under the direct supervision of school personnel.  However, to the extent such conduct affects the educational environment of the school district and the rights and welfare of its students and is within the control of the school district in its normal operations, the school district intends to prevent bullying and to take action to investigate, respond to, and to remediate, and discipline for those acts of bullying which have not been successfully prevented.  The purpose of this policy is to assist the school district in its goal of preventing and responding to acts of bullying, intimidation, violence, reprisal, retaliation, and other similar disruptive and detrimental behavior.

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  • 515 Protection and Privacy of Pupil Records

    Rationale:  School District 622 – North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale recognizes its responsibility in regard to the collection, maintenance and dissemination of pupil records and the protection of the privacy rights of students as provided in federal law and state statutes.

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  • 516 Student Medication

    Rationale:  School District 622 – North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale will set forth the provisions that must be followed when administering nonemergency prescription medication to students at school.

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  • 518 DNR-DNI

    Rationale: The School District recognizes that it is serving students with complex health needs.  The school district also recognizes that school district staff may be requested to withhold emergency care of a student in the event of a life threatening situation at school or school activities or be presented with Do Not Resuscitate/Do Not Intubate (DNR-DNI) orders.  The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance to school district staff and parents or guardians in these situations.

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  • 519 Interviews of Students by Outside Agencies

    Rationale: There are occasions in which persons other than school district officials and employees find it necessary to speak with a student during the school day.  Student safety and disruption of the educational program is of concern to the school district.  The purpose of this policy is to establish the procedures for access to students by authorized individuals during the school day while insuring student safety and the maintenance of a positive educational environment.

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  • 520 Student Surveys

    Rationale: Occasionally the school district utilizes surveys to obtain student opinions and information about students.  The purpose of this policy is to establish the parameters of information that may be sought in student surveys.

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  • 521 Student Disability Nondiscrimination

    Rationale:  School District 622 – North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale shall protect disabled students from discrimination on the basis of disability and identify and evaluate learners who, within the intent of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, need services, accommodations, or programs in order that such learners may receive a free appropriate public education.

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  • 522 Student Sex Nondiscrimination

    Rationale:  School District 622 – North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale shall protect students from discrimination on the basis on sex pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the Minnesota Human Rights Act.  The purpose of the policy is to provide equal educational opportunity for all students and to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex.

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  • 524 Internet Acceptable Use

    Rationale:  School District 622 – North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale shall set forth policies and guidelines for access to the school district computer system and acceptable and safe use of the Internet, including electronic communications.

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  • 526 Hazing Prohibition

    Rationale:  School District 622 – North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale shall maintain a safe learning environment for students and staff that is free from hazing.  Hazing activities of any type are inconsistent with the educational goals of the school district and are prohibited at all times.

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  • 529 Staff Notification of Violent Behavior

    Rationale: In an effort to provide a safe school environment, the assigned classroom teacher and certain staff members should know whether a student to be placed in the classroom has a history of violent behavior.  Additionally, decisions should be made regarding how to manage such a student.

    The purpose of this policy is to address the circumstances in which data should be provided to classroom teachers and other school staff members about student with a history of violent behavior and to establish a procedure for notifying staff regarding the placement of students with a history of violent behavior.

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  • 530 Immunization Requirements

    Rationale:  District 622 - North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale school recognizes that the purpose of this policy is to require that all students receive the proper immunizations as mandated by law to ensure the health and safety of all students.

     

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  • 531 Pledge of Allegiance

    Rationale: Minnesota statute requires the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in all schools at least once a week.

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  • 532 Use of Peace Officers

    Rationale:  School District 622 – North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale shall describe the appropriate use of peace officers and crisis teams to remove, if necessary, a student with an individualized education program (IEP) from school grounds.

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