Board of Education Voted to Approve Three New Policies

For Immediate Release: January 8, 2019

Contact: Connie Mayberry (336) 370-8307
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Board of Education Voted to Approve Three New Policies
Student Wellness Policy Goes Back to Committee

Greensboro, N.C. – The Guilford County Board of Education approved three new policies on Jan. 8 at the Board of Education meeting. The policies are shown below.

* 6100 – Goals of Student Health Services<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2018%20Board%20Meetings/November%2015%202018/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%206100-Goals%20of%20Student%20Health%20…>
* 6200 – Goals of School Nutrition Services<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2018%20Board%20Meetings/November%2015%202018/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%206200-Goals%20of%20School%20Nutrition%…>
* 1710/4021/7230 – Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment and Bullying<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2018%20Board%20Meetings/November%2015%202018/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%20Prohibition%20Against%20Discriminatio…>
The fourth policy, 6140 – Student Wellness was not approved by the board and will be sent back to committee for further review and input from physical education teachers and the School Health Committee.

The policies were presented in November by the board’s policy committee. The board voted on the policies after a 30-day public comment period.

GCS is working with the North Carolina School Boards Association to review and update all of its policies.

About Guilford County Schools
Guilford County Schools, the third largest school district in North Carolina, the 47th largest of more than 14,000 in the United States, and serves more than 73,000 PK-12 students at 126 schools. With approximately 10,000 employees, GCS works in partnership with parents, businesses, colleges and the community to deliver an education that connects student interests and skills with the careers and economy of our future here and around the world. We provide educational choices to meet individual student needs in a culturally diverse citizenship and new opportunities to help our students Soar to Greatness. For more information, visit the district’s website at www.gcsnc.com<www.gcsnc.com>

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