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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6000 - Administration and Management Support

Operations and Maintenance of District Facilities and Grounds - 6800

Code: 6800

Adopted: 9/13/1997

Last Revised Date: 9/4/2015

The Board and administration recognize the importance that the physical plant plays in enhancing the instructional program. The District shall develop a program to maintain and/or upgrade the buildings and grounds of the District. Facilities represent a long-term investment of the District and the state. The functional utility of such facilities can be increased with a regular maintenance program monitored by staff.

Facilities are to be maintained and operated in a safe, healthful condition and to preserve the District's investment. The superintendent shall provide for a program to maintain the District physical plant and grounds by way of a continuous program of repair, maintenance and reconditioning. Budget recommendations shall be made each year to meet these needs and any such needs arising from an emergency.

Each principal in cooperation with the maintenance department shall formulate and implement energy conservation measures. Principals and staff are also encouraged to exercise other cost-saving procedures in order to conserve the resources of the District.

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Legal References:

  • RCW 28A.335.010 School buildings, maintenance, furnishing and insuring-School Building Security
  • RCW 28A.635.060 Defacing of injuring school property – liability of pupil, parent, or guardian – Withholding grades, diploma, or transcripts – Suspension and restitution – Voluntary work program as alternative – Rights protected