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Section 4: Policy Development - Table of Contents



Board Policies

    Board Policies and Implementing Regulations

    Board Policy Development Awareness and Understanding

    When Is the Right Time to Revise Policy?

    Challenges to Maintaining a Policy Manual

    Policy v. Implementing Regulations

    Policy and Regulations

    Characteristics of Effective Policies

    School Dress Code Policy (sample)

    School Dress Code Implementing Procedures



Board Policy Development

    Board Policy Development Procedures
    Readiness for Policy Updating

    Predictable Challenges

    Options for Updating Board Policies

    A Policy for Board Policy Development (Example from One Overseas School)

    Flow Chart for Board Policy Development #1

    Flow Chart for Board Policy Development #2

    Board Policy Coding and Section Titles

    Format for Writing Implementing Regulations

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