Date Adopted: April 27, 1981
Date Revised: June 27, 1994
2. Delegation of Authority
The Board of Education believes that the major focus of an educational
institution is to protect and advance the welfare of its students. Each
employee has the moral and legal responsibility to assist in making the
learning environment free of risk to the well-being of the learner.
The Superintendent shall develop a program of student welfare in accordance
with the guidelines of this policy.
Commensurate with assigned duties and responsibilities, each employee must
maintain a standard of concern for the physical, emotional, and moral protection
of the students.
Instructional staff shall provide content and activities on general welfare
as presented in assigned curricula courses and/or guides.
Employees are responsible for the safety of students assigned to their
charge. This provision includes the presence of the teacher or a responsible
designee at all times, the use of only that equipment which has been approved
by the School District, the reporting of unsafe equipment or conditions
to the immediate supervisor -- this reporting includes the presence of
dangerous weapons, drug abuse and any persons who are acting in a suspicious
Students may not be transported in a personal vehicle except where specifically
permitted by Board policy.