• 209.5


    Code No. 209.5

    ADMINISTRATION IN THE ABSENCE OF POLICY

    When there is no board policy in existence to provide guidance on a matter, the superintendent is authorized to act appropriately under the circumstances surrounding the situation keeping in mind the educational philosophy and financial condition of the school district.

    It is the responsibility of the superintendent to inform the board of the situation and the action taken and to document the action taken. If needed, the superintendent will draft a proposed policy for the board to consider.

    Legal Reference:Iowa Code § 279.8 (2007).

                                              281 I.A.C. 12.3(2).

    Cross Reference:200.3 Responsibilities of the Board of Directors

                                              209       Board of Directors' Management Procedure

                                              302.4Superintendent Duties

                                              304 Policy Implementation

    Approved: 05/22/2008

    Reviewed: 04/17/2008, 08/23/2012, 07/20/2017

    Revised:    03/07/2008