Wednesday, November 26, 2014
LCPS Mission: The Las Cruces Public Schools, in partnership with students, families, and the community, provide a student-centered learning environment that cultivates character, fosters academic excellence, and embraces diversity.

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Comment on new or proposed changes to School Board policies. Anyone wishing to comment or give input concerning these policy changes may e-mail LCPS by clicking “Opinions

New/Changed Policies Under Review

Policies and Regulations

  • Section A:  Foundations And Basic Commitments
    Section A of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the district’s legal role in providing public education and the basic principles underlying school board governance. These policies provide a setting for all of the school board’s other policies and regulations.
  • Section B: School Board Governance And Operations  (formerly 100 Series) 
    Section B of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the school board – how it is appointed or elected; how it is organized; how it conducts meetings, and how the board operates. This section includes bylaws and policies establishing the board’s internal operating procedures.
  • Section C: General School Administration  
    Section C of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on school management, administrative organization, and school building and department administration – including the administrative aspect of special programs and systemwide reforms such as school- or site-based management. It also houses personnel policies on the superintendent, senior administrators (management team), and school principals. All phases of policy implementation – procedures or regulations – are properly located in this section.
  • Section D: Fiscal Management  (formerly 500 Series) 
    Section D of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on school finances and the management of funds. Policies on the financing of school construction and renovation, however, are filed in Section F, Facilities Development.
  • Section E: Support Services  (formerly 500 Series) 
    Section E of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on non-instructional services and programs, particularly those on business management such as safety, building and grounds management, office services, transportation, and nutrition services.
  • Section F: Facilities Planning And Development  (formerly 500 Series) 
    Section F of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on facility planning, financing, construction, and renovation. It also includes the topics of temporary facilities and school closings.
  •  Section G: Personnel  (formerly 200 Series) 
    Section G of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on all school employees except for the superintendent (policies on the school chief are located in Section C, General Administration). The category is divided into three main divisions: GB has policies applying to all school employees or to general personnel matters; GC refers to instructional and administrative staff; and GD refers to support or classified staff.
  • Section H: Negotiations  (formerly 200 Series) 
    Section H of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the process of negotiating with bargaining units recognized by the school board and authorized under state law.
  • Section I: Instruction  (formerly 400 Series) 
    Section I of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the instructional program: basic curricular subjects; special programs, instructional resources, and academic achievement.
  • Section J: Students  (formerly 300 Series) 
    Section J of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on students – admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline, health and welfare, and school-related activities.
  • Section K: School, Community, And Home Relations  
    Section K of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on parent and community involvement in schools. Except for policies concerning education agencies, statements on public sector relations with the school district also are located in this section.
  • Section L: Education And Agency Relations  
    Section L of the EPS/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the school district’s relationship with other education agencies – including other school systems, regional or service districts, private schools, colleges and universities, education research organizations, and state and national education agencies.

Related Information

Family and Student Handbook: English

Family and Student Handbook: Spanish

 

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