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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Payroll Deductions - 5313

Code: 5313

Adopted: 9/24/1987

The District shall make payroll deductions for staff as required by law, such as Federal Income Tax, Income Contribution Act, Washington State Teachers' Retirement System, Washington Public Employees' Retirement System, industrial insurance, and absence not covered by authorized leave.

Deductions for voluntary contributions will be made subject to district approval and with the appropriate signed staff authorization. Deductions may include but are not limited to the following: medical and/or life insurance, salary insurance, union trust plans, tax sheltered or tax-deferred annuities, association or union dues, United Way, credit union payments, and duly-registered political action committee contributions.

Legal References:

  • RCW 28A.400.250 Tax-deferred annuities
  • 41.04.020 Public employees—payroll deductions authorized
  • 41.04.240 Direct deposit of salaries into financial institutions authorized
  • 41.04.230 Payroll deductions authorized
  • 41.04.250 Deferred Compensation plans