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Policy 305 - Policy Implementation

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The purpose of this policy is to clarify the responsibility of the school administration for implementation of school board policy.


  • It shall be the responsibility of the superintendent to implement school board policy and to recommend additions or modifications thereto. The administration is authorized to develop guidelines and directives to effectuate the implementation of school board policies. These guidelines and directives shall not be inconsistent with said policies.
  • In the event of a change, employee and student handbooks shall be subject to review and approval by the school board.
  • School principals and other administrators who have handbook responsibilities shall present recommended changes necessary to reflect new or modified policies. Changes of substance within handbooks shall be reviewed by the superintendent to assure compliance with school board policy and shall be approved by the school board.

Legal References:

  • Minn. Stat. § 123B.143 (Superintendent)

Policy Adopted: 2/14/05
Policy Reviewed: 09/13/10
Policy Reviewed: 8/12/13