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1000 Series - Governing Policies » 1700 Governing Principle - Removal of Barriers

1700 Governing Principle - Removal of Barriers

A system of excellent schools prohibits illegal discrimination and harassment of staff and students, encourages tolerance and respect, and seeks to eliminate or lessen other barriers that may impede a student’s ability or opportunity to learn, including economic disadvantages, poor nutrition, ill-health, and lack of transportation. The Wilkes County Board of Education’s vision for removing barriers is expressed in the following board policies:
Policy 1710/4021/7230 Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment, and Bullying
Policy 1730 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities
Policy 1735 Harassment Defined
Policy 1740/4010 Student and Parent Grievance Procedure
Policy 1720/4015/7225 Discrimination, Harassment and Bullying Complaint Procedure
Policy 1750/7220 Grievance Procedure for Employees
Policy 3320 School Trips
Policy 3410 Testing and Assessment Program
Policy 3610 Counseling Program
Policy 4001 Equal Educational Opportunities
Policy 4135 Tuition for Discretionary Admissions
Policy 4600 Student Fees
Policy 6000 Support Services
Policy 6100 Goals of Student Health Services
Policy 6120 Student Health Services
Policy 6200 Goals of Student Food Services
Policy 6220 Operation of Student Food Services
Policy 6225 Free and Reduced Price Food Services
Policy 6300 Goals of Student Transportation Services
Policy 6402 Participation by Historically Underutilized Businesses
Policy 6442 Vendor Lists
Policy 9020 Facility Design
Policy 9120 Bidding for Construction Work
Policy 9125 Participation by Women and Minority-Owned Businesses
Legal References:  G.S. 115C-36

Cross References:  Governing Principles (policy 1100), Board and Superintendent Relations (policy 2010), Adoption of Policies (policy 2420)

Adopted:  January 9, 2006

Revised:  January 31, 2011