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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6000 - Administration and Management Support

Revenues from the Federal Government - 6100

Code: 6100

Adopted: 9/13/1997

Last Revised Date: 9/13/1997

The objective of the Board is to provide the best educational services possible within resources available to the District. Federal grants and programs may provide helpful financial resources towards pursuing that objective. When it is optional for the District to participate in a federally funded program, the Board shall receive detailed analysis from the staff regarding both the advantages to be realized from the program and the additional costs in terms of staff time, impact on existing programs and new obligations that the program may require. Before authorizing participation in such a program, the Board shall first determine that the advantages outweigh the disadvantages and that the program shall not detract from other programs already in operation.

The District agrees to comply with all federal and state requirements that may be a condition to receipt of federal funds including, but not limited to:

  1. maintenance of fiscal records which show the receipt and disposition of federal funds;
  2. provision for eligible private school students to participate in programs and/or services designed for the educationally disadvantaged as well as other programs which are supported by ECIA funds;
  3. provision for testing to identify target students as well as to measure program results; and
  4. provision for staff and parent involvement, program planning, budget development and program

The District agrees to comply with Chapter 1 requirements pertaining to the implementation of internal controls for travel, contracted services, training, and capital outlay purchases and expenditures.

Legal References:

  • RCW 28A.150.230 District school directors’ responsibilities
  • RCW 28A.150.250 Annual basic education allocation — Full funding — Withholding of funds for noncompliance
  • RCW 28A.300.070 Receipt of federal funds for school purposes — Superintendent of public instruction to administer
  • RCW 84.52.0531 Levies by school districts — Maximum dollar amount for maintenance and operation support — Restrictions — Maximum levy percentage — Levy reduction funds — Rules
  • WAC 180-16 State Support of Public Schools Public Law
  • Public Law 81-874 Impact Aid