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Mead students experience reading with a simulated vision disability

What does it feel like to have a disability? The Margaret Mead Elementary School PTSA wanted students to be able to empathize with their peers who face mobility, learning or other challenges. As part of Disability Awareness Month, they set up a Disability Awareness Fair with eight learning stations.

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Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers

File: GBKB

Drug and Alcohol Testing

The district shall adhere to federal law and regulations requiring a drug and alcohol testing program for school bus and commercial vehicle drivers.

The Superintendent or designee shall develop regulations for the implementation of this program.


Adopted:
01/03/95

LEGAL REFS.:
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 49 2717 Alcohol and controlled substances testing (Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991)
CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 49 40 Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs
382 Controlled Substance and Alcohol Use and Testing
395 Hours of Service of Drivers

CONTRACT REFS.:
School District Trades Bargaining Council

CROSS REFS.:
Drug Free Workplace (GBKA)
Employee Assistance Program (GBEB, GBEB-R)

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Foundations and Basic Commitments (Reference Code A)

General School Administration (Reference Code C)

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Policies about the school district management, the administrative structure and school building and department administration. Here, you will find the personnel policies that pertain to one the superintendent. See the Personnel section below for all other personnel policies.

Fiscal Management (Reference Code D)

Support Services (Reference Code E)

Facilities Development (Reference Code F)

Personnel (Reference Code G)

School principal and staff members working together in a classroomThe personnel policies are divided in three main subdivisions: topics that pertain to all employees; policies that pertain to professional personnel, including administrators, who must hold educational certification by the state to serve in their positions; and policies pertaining to all other personnel.

Negotiations (Reference Code H)

Staff members working together on a laptopThese policies pertain to the process of negotiating with staff units recognized by the school board.

Instruction (Reference Code I)

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Students (Reference Code J)

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School-Community Relations (Reference Code K)

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Education Agency Relations (Reference Code L)