Regulations Manual

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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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Required Observances (Veteran Day, Constitution Day, and Temperance and Good Citizenship Day) - 2336

Code: 2336

Adopted: 9/13/1997

Last Revised Date: 1/9/2015

Principals shall be responsible for the preparation and presentation of educational activities as follows:

Constitution Day will be observed each year on September 17 in commemoration of the September 17, 1787, signing of the United States Constitution. If September 17 occurs on a non-school day, Constitution Day will be conducted on the preceding Friday.

Disability History Month will be observed during the month of October by conducting or promoting educational activities such as school assemblies or guest speaker presentations that provide instruction, awareness and understanding of disability history and people with disabilities.

The Veteran’s Day program shall be conducted during the school week preceding the eleventh day of November of each and will be approximately sixty minutes in duration year.

Temperance and Good Citizenship Day shall be observed on January 16 or, if on a non-school day, the Friday preceding January 16.

Legal References:

  • RCW 28A.230.150 Temperance and Good Citizenship Day — Aids in programming
  • RCW 28A.230.158 Disability history month — Activities.
  • RCW 28A.230.160 Educational activities in observance of Veteran’s Day
  • 36 U.S.C. 106 Constitution and Citizenship Day

Management Resources:

  • Policy News, August 2006 Constitution Day Recognition