Regulations Manual

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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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Facilities Planning - 6901

Code: 6901

Adopted: 9/13/1997

Last Revised Date: 1/18/2006

The District recognizes the importance of planning in order to provide for the anticipated facility needs of the future. The District shall maintain a regular review of birth data, mobility characteristics, industrial development and housing development.

In order to provide the best possible physical environment for learning and teaching, the following factors shall be considered in the planning of District facilities:

  1. Facilities shall accommodate the educational needs of students and be consistent with the educational philosophy and instructional goals of the District.
  2. Facilities shall meet or exceed all health, safety and welfare regulations.
  3. The District shall seek state and federal moneys to the maximum extent available to supplement its own financial resources.
  4. Undesirable environmental impact shall be minimized.
  5. Changing demographic factors shall be monitored in order that students' needs are met when the future becomes the present.
  6. Value engineering recommendations shall be followed when they are compatible with the district's educational goals and promise significant savings to the district.

Legal References:

  • 42 U.S.C. 12101 et. seq. The Americans with Disabilities Act