Regulations Manual

Alterations for the 2021-22 school year

Some of the regulations may not be in effect as written given current guidance and/or emergency rules from the state legislature, OSPI, the State Board of Education and other governing bodies. Please see our Returning to School 2021-22 FAQ page for more information on practices that may be altered at this time.

Administrative Regulations Manual & Procedures

Under Policy Governance®, within the directives and limitation listed in the Board Governance Policies, the Board delegates the development and implementation of Administrative Regulations and procedures to the Superintendent and staff, except in regard to issues for which they are mandated by law to take direct action. A comprehensive review and revision of all District policies and procedures was completed between August and December 2015, and the conversion to an Administrative Regulations Manual was completed on February 1, 2016.

Regulations establish legal records and standards of conduct for the school district. Regulations can provide a bridge between the School Board's philosophy and goals and the everyday administration of programs.

The Issaquah School District is continually updating Regulations and procedures to keep current with state laws and regulations as well as best practices. Regulations or procedures on this website may be in transition or in process of being revised.

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Substance Abuse Program - 2121

Code: 2121

Adopted: 9/13/1997

Last Revised Date: 1/14/2011

The District recognizes that the abuse of alcohol, and the use and abuse of controlled illegal, addictive, or harmful substances including anabolic steroids is a societal problem and may represent an impairment to the normal development, well-being and academic performance of students. To ensure the safety, health and well-being of all students, the District encourages instruction which emphasizes drug and alcohol abuse prevention and provides information about effective techniques for resisting peer pressure to use illicit drugs or alcohol.


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Legal References:

  • RCW 28A.170.075 Findings - Intent
  • RCW 28A.210.310 Prohibition on use of tobacco products on school property
  • RCW 69.50.101 Definitions (as amended by 2012 c 8)
  • RCW 69.51a.060 Crimes - Limitations of chapter
  • Initiative Measure No. 502
  • 20 U.S.C. 7101 et seq. Safe and Drug-free Schools and Communities Act
  • Title 21 Section 811, Controlled Substances Act