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Policy Review

  • Policy DIFC (New) –Fraud Risk Policy
    8/24/21 Agenda Item for Policy DIFC

    Proposed New Policy DIFC – Fraud Risk Policy (First Draft)

    Governing Board First Reading: August 24, 2021

    Posted for Public Comment: August 31, 2021

    Comments close:  September 30. 2021

    Governing Board Second Reading:  TBA

  • Policy BBAB (New) – Governing Board Meeting Protocols

    3/30/21 Agenda Item for Policy BBAB

    Proposed New Policy BBAB – Governing Board Meeting Protocols (First Draft)

    Governing Board First Reading: March 30, 2021

    Posted for Public Comment: April 5, 2021

    Comments close:  May 5, 2021

    Governing Board Second Reading:  TBA

  • Policy GCAB (Revised) – Filling of Vacancies

     (These proposed changes are designed to provide a more inclusive process during the hiring process for school administrators by adding a public forum for candidates). 

    1/12/21 Agenda Item for Policy GCAB

    Governing Board First Reading: January 12, 2021

    GCAB Proposed Revisions: Current Version | Tracked Changes | Clean Copy

    Posted for Public Comment: January 14, 2021

    Comments close: February 15, 2021 March 3, 2021

    Governing Board Second Reading:  TBA

  • Policy CFC (Revised) – Site Councils

     (These proposed changes are designed to provide a more inclusive process for the school community during the hiring process for school administrators by adding a public forum for candidates). 

    1/12/21 Agenda Item for Policy CFC

    Governing Board First Reading: January 12, 2021

    CFC Proposed Revisions: Current Version | Tracked Changes | Clean Copy

    Posted for Public Comment: January 14, 2021

    Comments close: February 15, 2021 March 3, 2021 

    Governing Board Second Reading:  TBA

  • Policy IMD (Revised) – School Observances (Patriotic)

    (These proposed revisions to Policy IMD restate the requirements of Arizona law for specific patriotic observances in the classroom (Pledge of Allegiance), and include opt out provisions for students and parents). The Board would especially like to hear from parents - Questions? Thoughts? Proposed changes? 

    1/12/21 Agenda Item for Policy IMD

    Governing Board First Reading: January 12, 2021

    IMD Proposed new Changes: Current Version | Tracked Changes | Clean Copy

    Posted for Public Comment: January 14, 2021

    Comments close: February 15, 2021 March 3, 2021

    Governing Board Second Reading:  TBA

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Policies and Regulations Previously Reviewed

  • Policy ECAA (New) – Security (Surveillance Cameras) (This proposed new policy creates a central location where all guidance about surveillance cameras can be found, including the Board approved use of body cameras on School Safety Officers.

    1/12/21 Agenda Item for Policy ECAA

    Proposed new Policy ECAA – Security (Surveillance Cameras) 

    Governing Board First Reading: January 12, 2021

    Posted for Public Comment: January 14, 2021

    Comments close: February 15, 2021 March 3, 2021 

    Governing Board Second Reading:  March 30, 2021

     

    Policy IMB (Revised) – Teaching About Controversial/Sensitive Issues (These revisions provide clarity and additional protections for both teachers and parents concerning teacher Academic Freedom and parental rights to notification and review of instructional materials under state law). The Board would especially like to hear from parents and teachers – Questions? Thoughts? Proposed changes? 

    1/12/21 Agenda Item for Policy IMB

    Draft IMB Proposed Revisions (in PDF) : Current Version | Tracked Changes | Clean Copy 

    Governing Board First Reading: January 12, 2021

    Posted for Public Comment: January 14, 2021

    Comments close: February 15, 2021 March 3, 2021 

    Governing Board Second Reading:  March 30, 2021

     

    Policy IB (New) – Academic Freedom (This proposed new policy provides additional clarification and guidance for teachers concerning  Academic Protections for teachers). The Board would especially like to hear from teachers – Questions? Thoughts? Proposed changes? 

    1/12/21 Agenda Item for Policy IB

    IB Proposed New Policy 

    Governing Board First Reading: January 12, 2021

    Posted for Public Comment: January 14, 2021

    Comments close: February 15, 2021 March 3, 2021 

    Governing Board Second Reading:  TBA

  • Audit Charter
  • ABB – Personal Privacy – Students, Staff, Volunteers at Schools (New)=

    Governing Board First Review: March 10, 2020
    Posted for Public Comment: March 13, 2020
    Comments Close: April 12, 2020
    Governing Board Final Action: April 28, 2020

  • ACA - Title VII Sexual Harassment (Employment environment)
    Board Agenda Item for ACA
    Proposed revision to Policy ACA (Tracked Changes)
    Proposed Revision to Policy ACA (Clean Copy)
    Governing Board First Review and Final Adoption: August 25, 2020
    Adopted Policy ACA
    Posted for Public Comment: August 28, 2020
    Comments Close: September 30, 2020
  • ACAA - Title IX Sexual Harassment (Educational environment)
    Board Agenda Item
    Proposed New Policy ACCA (Clean Copy)
    Governing Board First Review and Final Adoption: August 25, 2020
    Adopted Policy ACAA
    Posted for Public Comment: August 28, 2020
    Comments Close: September 30, 2020
  • ACB – Immigration Anti-Discrimination (in PDF) - Posted for comment on 02/13/2019
  • ACC - Commitments to Diversity, Inclusion and Equity

    On April 7, 2020 the Governing Board voted to post proposed new Policy ACC - Commitments to Diversity, Inclusion and Equity, for public input. This draft policy is intended to serve as an aspirational document to guide decision and policy-making both now and beyond the current Unitary Status order; it includes and expands upon the current Unitary Status provisions. All are encouraged to submit comments and suggestions.

    Governing Board First Review: April 7, 2020
    Posted for Public Comment: April 13, 2020
    Comments Close: May 11, 2020
    Governing Board Final Action: May 12, 2020

AC - Non-Discrimination
Board Agenda Item for AC (Revisions)
Governing Board First Review: December 8, 2020
DRAFT revisions to Policy AC (in PDF): Clean Copy | Tracked Changes (add training as consequence for violation)
Posted for Public Comment: December 11, 2010
Comments close: January 15, 2021

ACD - Non-Discrimination
Policy ACD concerning gender identity was adopted in Final at First Reading on 12/08/2020 with the request that it be posted on the Governing Board Policy page so that the public might submit comments to Policy ACD concerning gender identity.
Board Agenda Item for ACD (New)
Governing Board First Review and Final Approval: December 8, 2020
FINAL BOARD-APPROVED version of Policy ACD
Posted for Public Comment: December 11, 2010
Comments close: January 15, 2021

DIFA - Office of Internal Audit
Board Agenda Item for DIFA (New)
Governing Board First Review: October 6, 2020
DRAFT version of Policy DIFA
DRAFT version of Exhibit DIFA-E
Posted for Public Comment: October 8, 2020
Comments close: November 7, 2020

TUSD Purchasing Policies Overhaul – DJ (Ethics) and DJE (Procedures) - Posted for comment on 07/29/2019. These proposed revisions create separate Purchasing Ethics and Purchasing Procedures policies; they also add updated references to Arizona statute including updated Conflict of Interest penalties, and they remove language already duplicated in Purchasing Regulation.

  • EHC - Designation of Person(s) to Accept Service of Legal Papers on the District - Posted for comment on 06/21/2019
  • GBEAA– Staff Conflict of Interest (Revisions) - Posted for comment on 03/15/2019
  • GBJ – Personnel Records and Files (in PDF) - Posted for comment on 02/13/2019
    • Current Version (in PDF)
    • Proposed Revision (in PDF)
      • Governing Board First Review: 02/12/2019
      • Comments Close: 03/16/2019
      • Governing Board Final Action: 08/27/2019
  • GBEB-R2 - Conducted Energy Devices - Posted for comment on 11/14/2019
    The Governing Board has approved the addition of conducted electrical devices (CED) as an intermediary measure necessary to provide TUSD School Safety Officers with an alternative to lethal force in situations in which TUSD School Safety personnel must intervene in ongoing acts of violence, vandalism, or disruption that present an immediate threat to health and safety of district employees and property. In its approval, the Governing Board provided clear direction that conducted electrical devices are not to be used on or with students, of any age, as the primary means to de-escalate a situation. The board also requested clearly communicated parameters for the usage and operation of body cameras.

    The Governing Board does not approve Regulations, but expressed a desire to seek public comment on this particular item. The Governing Board requests your comments concerning the language in the draft proposed Regulation GBEB-R2 (below).

    For public comment:

GBEB – Staff Conduct

  • Board Agenda Item
  • Current Version of Policy GBEB
  • Proposed Revision to Policy GBEB - Tracked Changes with Board Comments (in PDF)
  • Proposed Revision to Policy GBEB - Clean Copy (in PDF)

Governing Board First Review: February 18, 2020
Posted for Public Comment: February 19, 2020
Comments Close: March 23, 2020
Governing Board Final Action: March 27, 2020

GBEFA – Staff Use of Digital Devices while Operating a Motor Vehicle (New)

Governing Board First Review: February 18, 2020
Posted for Public Comment: February 19, 2020
Comments Close: March 23, 2020
Governing Board Final Action: March 27, 2020

GBI – Staff Participation in Political Activities

Governing Board First Review: Jan. 28, 2020
Posted for Public Comment: Jan. 30, 2020
Comments Close: March 6, 2020
Governing Board Final Action: March 10, 2020

Proposed changes to these policies address District record-keeping practices concerning former employees. For an overview, please see summary of proposed changes (in PDF).

Proposed new policy GBQ with attached Exhibit GBQ-E are intended to clarify circumstances that would result in a TUSD employee becoming ineligible for rehire while also providing transparency and a limited forum for appeal of ineligibility status. Proposed policy GDFB provides additional protections not currently provided by fingerprint clearance policy, in the event a current employee is charged with a crime listed in Exhibit GBQ-E.

GBQ (New) – Eligibility for Rehire - Posted for comment on 08/30/2019

  • GCAA – Application for Position (in PDF) - Posted for comment on 02/13/2019
    • Current Version (in PDF)
    • Proposed Revision (in PDF)
      • Governing Board First Review: 02/12/2019
      • Comments Close: 03/16/2019
      • Governing Board Final Action: 08/27/2019
  • GDFB - Current Employees Charged with a Crime – Requirement to Report - Posted for comment on 08/30/2019
  • IHAMC - Instruction and Training in Cardiopulmonary Resucitation (in PDF)
    • Governing Board First Reading: 03/26/2019
    • Posted for public comment: 03/29/2019
    • Comments Close: 05/01/2019
    • Governing Board Final Action: 06/18/19
  • IJJ - Text/Supplementary Materials Selection and Adoption – Revisions – posted for public comment on 03/13/2019
  • Policy IKE – Promotion, Retention and Acceleration of Students

    Governing Board First Review: May 12, 2020
    Posted for Public Comment: May 14, 2020
    Comments Close: June 13, 2020
    Governing Board Final Action: July 28, 2020

  • IKFB - Graduation Exercises (in PDF) - Posted for comment on 01/14/2019
    • Governing Board First Review: 12/11/2018
    • Comments Close: 02/13/2019
    • Governing Board Final Action: 03/26/2019
  • IMG – Animals in Schools (Proposed Revisions)

    Governing Board First Review: Feb. 11, 2020
    Posted for Public Comment: Feb. 14, 2020
    Comments Close: March 19, 2020
    Governing Board Final Action: March 27, 2020

  • JFABD – Admission of Homeless Students (Proposed Revisions)

    Governing Board First Review: Feb. 11, 2020
    Posted for Public Comment: Feb. 14, 2020
    Comments Close: March 19, 2020
    Governing Board Final Action: March 27, 2020

  • JFABDA – Admission of Students in Foster Care (Proposed New Policy)

    Governing Board First Review: Feb. 11, 2020
    Posted for Public Comment: Feb. 14, 2020
    Comments Close: March 19, 2020
    Governing Board Final Action: March 27, 2020

  • JICA - Student Dress (in PDF) - Posted for comment on 01/14/2019
    • Governing Board First Review: 11/13/2018
    • Comments Close: 02/13/2019
    • Governing Board Final Action: 04/09/2019
  • JJJ  – Extracurricular Activities (Revisions)

    Governing Board First Review: March 10, 2020
    Posted for Public Comment: March 13, 2020
    Comments Close: April 12, 2020
    Governing Board Final Action: April 28, 2020

    JLF – Reporting Child Abuse/Child Protection

    Governing Board First Review: Jan. 28, 2020
    Posted for Public Comment: Jan. 30, 2020
    Comments Close: March 6, 2020
    Governing Board Final Action: March 10, 2020

    JQ – Student Fees (Tax Credit), Fines and Charges - (Revision)

    Governing Board First Review: March 27, 2020
    Posted for Public Comment: April 1, 2020
    Comments Close: May 5, 2020
    Governing Board Final Action: May 12, 2020

    KCD– Gifts and Donations - (Revision)

    Governing Board First Review: March 27, 2020
    Posted for Public Comment: April 1, 2020
    Comments Close: May 5, 2020
    Governing Board Final Action: May 12, 2020

    Superintendent's Goals - 2019-2020
    On September 24, 2019 the Governing Board discussed the Superintendent's Goals. The document below reflects the Board's initial discussion. This item will be discussed at the October 2, 2019 Governing Board meeting. We encourage comments from the public prior to the October 2nd meeting.

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