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The mission of School District 59 is to Prepare Students to be Successful for Life through a wide range of programs and experiences for our preschool through eighth grade student population. To better prepare you and your child for the school year, please carefully review the Guide to School District 59. This Guide contains timely information about policies, procedures and legal requirements governing the operation of our school system.

This Guide to Community Consolidated School District 59 is not intended to create contractual or other rights between the student and the School District. It is intended to describe the District, its current practices, rules and regulations, and may be amended throughout the year without notice. It is subject to Board Policy which may be modified.

Para su conveniencia, la Guía de Referencia Familiar también está disponible en español.

 


Index

WELCOME

Barbara Somogyi, President, Board of Education


BOARD OF EDUCATION


REGISTRATION/RESIDENCY/TRANSFER OUT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT 59

Registration/Residency Requests
Kindergarten Eligibility
First Grade Eligibility
Enrollment of Transfer Students
Transfer Out of CCSD59
Open Transfers
PT Attendance
Homeless Students


ATTENDANCE

Starting/Dismissal Times
Reporting Student Absences
Tardiness
Family Vacations
Compulsory Attendance Laws
Truancy


ACADEMIC STANDARDS AND GRADE REPORTS

Homework
Report Cards
Grades and Definitions
Student-Led Conferences
Participation in End of the School Year Special Events
Response to Intervention (RtI)
Promotion, Retention and Remediation


SPECIAL EDUCATION

Identifying Children With Disabilities
School Based Student Services Teams
Individual and Full Evaluation
Eligibility/Placement/Services
Behavioral Interventions for Students with Disabilities


NON-DISCRIMINATION AND ACCOMMODATION

Equal Educational Opportunities
Sex Equity
Disability Non-Discrimination Policy
Equal Opportunity Employment
Harassment of Students Prohibited
Sexual Harassment of Students Prohibited
Workplace Harassment Prohibited
Sexual Harassment Prohibited


STUDENT HEALTH AND SAFETY INFORMATION

Health Examinations and Immunizations
Dental Examinations
HPV Information
Health Guidelines for Parents
Student Athlete Concussions and Head Injuries
Accidents at School
Illness at School
Home/Hospital Services
Individual Health Plans
Students with Chronic Communicable Diseases
Students with Life Threatening Allergies
Supporting Students with Life Threatening Allergies
Students with Diabetes
First Aid Training for Staff
CPR/AED Training
Head Lice
Vision and Hearing, Vision Examination
Medication Guidelines
Abused and Neglected Child Reporting
Erin’s Law


HEALTH EDUCATION-INSTRUCTION

Health Education
Child Self-Protection and Safety Program
Drug Prevention Education Program K-8


STUDENT BEHAVIOR AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Character Education
Standards of Behavior
Gross Disobedience
Disruptive Behavior
Prohibited Student Conduct
Isolated Time Out and Physical Restraint
Search and Seizure
Notification Regarding Student Accounts or Profiles on Social Networking Websites


STUDENT RECORDS

Student Records Defined
Maintenance of School Student Records
Access to Student Records
Orders of Protection
Directory Information
Student Record Challenges
Custody of Records of Students Who Have Left CCSD59
Transfer of Records
Right to File a Complaint


School nutrition

School Nutrition Services
National School Lunch and Breakfast Program
Free and Reduced Price Meals
Student Meal Accounts/Mealtime
Mealtime Online
Lunch-Activity Program Rules
Indoor Activity Because of Inclement Weather


BUS TRANSPORTATION

Free and Paid Busing
Bus Conduct
Discipline Procedure
Use of Video Cameras on School Buses


FEES

Student Fee
Other School Fees
Textbook Fees
Waiver of School Fees


GENERAL SCHOOL INFORMATION

Pupil Rights Amendment
School Crisis Plan
Severe Weather and Shelter in Place Drills
Fire Safety and Bus Evacuation Drills
Community Awareness of Potential Sex Offenders
Emergency School Closings
Emergency Preparedness
School Visitation Rights
Visitors/Access to Schools
Interscholastic Athletics
Student Accident Insurance
Videotaping/Photographing of Students
Security Cameras
Assignment of Staff, Materials and Equipment
Freedom of Information Act
Facilities
The Pledge of Allegiance
Access to Electronic Networks
Electronic Networks – Web Publishing Guidelines
Uniform Grievance Procedure
Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Federal Asbestos Program
Pesticide Application
Gift Ban/Ethics Act
Complaints About Curriculum, Instructional Materials, and Programs
Teacher Quality
Parent Involvement
Title I Parent Involvement


BOARD OF EDUCATION/ADMINISTRATION CENTER DIRECTORY


SCHOOLS DIRECTORY


FACTS ABOUT SCHOOL DISTRICT 59

familyrefernceguide

The mission of School District 59 is to Prepare Students to be Successful for Life through a wide range of programs and experiences for our preschool through eighth grade student population. To better prepare you and your child for the school year, please carefully review the Guide to School District 59. This Guide contains timely information about policies, procedures and legal requirements governing the operation of our school system.

This Guide to Community Consolidated School District 59 is not intended to create contractual or other rights between the student and the School District. It is intended to describe the District, its current practices, rules and regulations, and may be amended throughout the year without notice. It is subject to Board Policy which may be modified.

Para su conveniencia, la Guía de Referencia Familiar también está disponible en español.

 


Index

WELCOME

Barbara Somogyi, President, Board of Education


BOARD OF EDUCATION


REGISTRATION/RESIDENCY/TRANSFER OUT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT 59

Registration/Residency Requests
Kindergarten Eligibility
First Grade Eligibility
Enrollment of Transfer Students
Transfer Out of CCSD59
Open Transfers
PT Attendance
Homeless Students


ATTENDANCE

Starting/Dismissal Times
Reporting Student Absences
Tardiness
Family Vacations
Compulsory Attendance Laws
Truancy


ACADEMIC STANDARDS AND GRADE REPORTS

Homework
Report Cards
Grades and Definitions
Student-Led Conferences
Participation in End of the School Year Special Events
Response to Intervention (RtI)
Promotion, Retention and Remediation


SPECIAL EDUCATION

Identifying Children With Disabilities
School Based Student Services Teams
Individual and Full Evaluation
Eligibility/Placement/Services
Behavioral Interventions for Students with Disabilities


NON-DISCRIMINATION AND ACCOMMODATION

Equal Educational Opportunities
Sex Equity
Disability Non-Discrimination Policy
Equal Opportunity Employment
Harassment of Students Prohibited
Sexual Harassment of Students Prohibited
Workplace Harassment Prohibited
Sexual Harassment Prohibited


STUDENT HEALTH AND SAFETY INFORMATION

Health Examinations and Immunizations
Dental Examinations
HPV Information
Health Guidelines for Parents
Student Athlete Concussions and Head Injuries
Accidents at School
Illness at School
Home/Hospital Services
Individual Health Plans
Students with Chronic Communicable Diseases
Students with Life Threatening Allergies
Supporting Students with Life Threatening Allergies
Students with Diabetes
First Aid Training for Staff
CPR/AED Training
Head Lice
Vision and Hearing, Vision Examination
Medication Guidelines
Abused and Neglected Child Reporting
Erin’s Law


HEALTH EDUCATION-INSTRUCTION

Health Education
Child Self-Protection and Safety Program
Drug Prevention Education Program K-8


STUDENT BEHAVIOR AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Character Education
Standards of Behavior
Gross Disobedience
Disruptive Behavior
Prohibited Student Conduct
Isolated Time Out and Physical Restraint
Search and Seizure
Notification Regarding Student Accounts or Profiles on Social Networking Websites


STUDENT RECORDS

Student Records Defined
Maintenance of School Student Records
Access to Student Records
Orders of Protection
Directory Information
Student Record Challenges
Custody of Records of Students Who Have Left CCSD59
Transfer of Records
Right to File a Complaint


School nutrition

School Nutrition Services
National School Lunch and Breakfast Program
Free and Reduced Price Meals
Student Meal Accounts/Mealtime
Mealtime Online
Lunch-Activity Program Rules
Indoor Activity Because of Inclement Weather


BUS TRANSPORTATION

Free and Paid Busing
Bus Conduct
Discipline Procedure
Use of Video Cameras on School Buses


FEES

Student Fee
Other School Fees
Textbook Fees
Waiver of School Fees


GENERAL SCHOOL INFORMATION

Pupil Rights Amendment
School Crisis Plan
Severe Weather and Shelter in Place Drills
Fire Safety and Bus Evacuation Drills
Community Awareness of Potential Sex Offenders
Emergency School Closings
Emergency Preparedness
School Visitation Rights
Visitors/Access to Schools
Interscholastic Athletics
Student Accident Insurance
Videotaping/Photographing of Students
Security Cameras
Assignment of Staff, Materials and Equipment
Freedom of Information Act
Facilities
The Pledge of Allegiance
Access to Electronic Networks
Electronic Networks – Web Publishing Guidelines
Uniform Grievance Procedure
Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Federal Asbestos Program
Pesticide Application
Gift Ban/Ethics Act
Complaints About Curriculum, Instructional Materials, and Programs
Teacher Quality
Parent Involvement
Title I Parent Involvement


BOARD OF EDUCATION/ADMINISTRATION CENTER DIRECTORY


SCHOOLS DIRECTORY


FACTS ABOUT SCHOOL DISTRICT 59

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