1000 Series: Foundations And Basic Commitments
The purpose of this policy is to set clear expectations for civil behavior that support a safe, engaging and supportive environment on school property and at school-related activities.
The purpose of this policy is to establish expectations for behavior that promote a safe, engaging and supportive school environment and provide direction for students, employees, and third parties in recognizing and reporting discrimination in accordance with this policy and with local, state, and federal requirements.
The purpose of this policy is to set clear expectations for behaviors that promote an inclusive and equitable environment and provide guidelines for students, employees, and volunteers in preventing, recognizing, reporting and addressing instances of sexual misconduct in accordance with this policy and with local, state, and federal requirements.
While all forms of sex-based discrimination are prohibited in the district, the purpose of this policy is to address, and only to address, sexual harassment as defined under Title IX that occurs within the educational programs and activities of the HCPSS, and to provide a grievance process for investigating and reaching a final determination of responsibility for a formal complaint of Title IX Sexual Harassment. While the HCPSS must respond to all reports it receives of sexual harassment, the Title IX Sexual Harassment Grievance Process is initiated only with the filing of a formal complaint.
For discriminatory and/or harassing conduct which does not meet the definition of Title IX Sexual Harassment and this policy, the HCPSS’s response will be governed under other applicable laws and policies in accordance with Policy 1010 Anti-Discrimination, Policy 1020 Sexual Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct, and Policy 1060 Bullying, Cyberbullying, Harassment, or Intimidation.
The purpose of this policy is to establish guidelines and monitoring requirements for ensuring that employees, contractors, and volunteers, working in their professional capacities, recognize and report abuse and neglect of children and vulnerable adult students in accordance with the Annotated Code of Maryland as well as state and local mandates.
The purpose of this policy is to prohibit any behaviors that interfere with safe and supportive school climates and to describe the HCPSS approach to maintaining safe and supportive school climates.
The purpose of this policy is to establish the educational and disciplinary parameters needed to maintain an alcohol, drug, and tobacco free environment.
The purpose of this policy is to establish expectations for maintaining a safe and respectful school climate and workplace in the HCPSS where bullying, cyberbullying, harassment, and intimidation on school property or at school-related activities, are not tolerated. This policy also provides standards for identifying and preventing bullying, cyberbullying, harassing, or intimidating behavior, as well as intervening and supporting students and employees who are exhibiting bullying, cyberbullying, harassing, or intimidating behavior or who are targets of bullying, cyberbullying, harassment, or intimidation. The policy also provides standards for the reporting and investigation of bullying, cyberbullying, harassment, and intimidation.
The purpose of this policy is to set clear expectations for rights, protections, and supports of foreign-born students, their families, and students perceived to be foreign-born.
The purpose of this policy is to achieve educational equity by establishing expectations related to the identification and elimination of disparities in education outcomes.