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BP 6000 Concepts and Roles

KPBSD Policy Manual

BP 6000

Instruction
Concepts and Roles

The School Board believes that the District and community must work together to ensure that educational goals and objectives are relevant to the lives and future of our students. The Board shall adopt policies which define District philosophy and goals. The Superintendent shall provide for the development of District wide instructional objectives.

(cf.0100 - Philosophy)
(cf.0200 - Goals for the School District)

The Board recognizes the importance of planning, implementing and evaluating the instructional program and shall provide the resources necessary for ongoing review and improvement of the District curriculum.

(cf.6141 - Curriculum Development and Evaluation)

In order to keep abreast of educational trends and changing student needs, the Board supports a continuing program of inservice education for certificated staff, the administration, and Board members.

(cf. 9240 - Board Development)

The District shall provide comparable educational opportunities for all students. The Superintendent shall schedule teachers and classes so that there is a minimum variation in the student-teacher ratio from school to school at the beginning of each school year. He/she shall further ensure that the amount and quality of textbooks, instructional supplies and equipment are closely comparable in every District school and at each level.

(cf. 0410 – Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities)
(cf.6171- Title I Programs)

Instruction in the core curriculum shall not be diminished when students receive supplementary services funded by special governmental programs.

The School Board

  1. Articulates the District's educational philosophy and goals through Board policy and approves District wide instructional objectives which reinforce the District's philosophy and goals.
  2. Adopts all curriculum and graduation requirements.
  3. Determines the educational programs to be offered to the District's students.
  4. Reviews the instructional program and evaluates the education received by students using data including results of State and District student assessments.

The Superintendent

  1. Establishes procedures for the ongoing review, evaluation, and development of the District's curriculum.
  2. Ensures the articulation of the District curriculum between educational levels.
  3. Administers the District's educational program and reports to the Board on the accomplishment of District goals and objectives through testing and other types of appraisal.
  4. Decides the general methods of instruction to be used.
  5. Assigns instructors and schedules classes for all curricular offerings.

Legal Reference:

ALASKA STATUTES
14.03.060 Elementary, junior high, and secondary schools
14.03.090 Partison, sectarian or denominational doctrines prohibited
14.08.111 Duties (regional school boards)
14.14.090 Duties of school boards
14.14.110 Cooperation with other districts

ALASKA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
4 AAC 05.070 Program planning and evaluation

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20
2728 (c) Fiscal requirements/comparability of services
2971 (b) Federal funds supplementary

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34
200.43 Comparability of services requirements, Title 1


KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Adoption Date: 1/16/06

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