Public invited to comment on proposed Guilford County Schools policies


For Immediate Release: June 11, 2019

Contact: Janson Silvers (336) 370-8307
Media Desk (336) 574-5730

Public Invited to Comment on 16 Policies
30-day public comment period now open

Greensboro, N.C. – The Guilford County Board of Education has posted 16 policies for public comment. They represent a mix of new and revised policies.

These policies are part of a more extensive policy review process. GCS is working with the North Carolina School Boards Association to review and update all policies.

The 16 policies are:
o 1000 – Legal Status of the Board and School System<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2019%20Board%20Meetings/June%2011%202019/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%201000-Legal%20Status%20of%20the%20Board%20…>
o 1010 – Board Authority and Duties<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2019%20Board%20Meetings/June%2011%202019/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%201010-Board%20Authority%20and%20Duties.pdf>
o 1760/7280 – Prohibition Against Retaliation<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2019%20Board%20Meetings/June%2011%202019/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policy%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%201760.7280-Prohibition%20Against%20Retaliati…>
o 2010 – Board and Superintendent Relations<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2019%20Board%20Meetings/June%2011%202019/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%202010-Board%20and%20Superintendent%20Relat…>
o 2100 – Board Member Legal Status<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2019%20Board%20Meetings/June%2011%202019/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%202100-Board%20Member%20Legal%20Status.pdf>
o 2110 – Board Member Elections<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2019%20Board%20Meetings/June%2011%202019/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%202110%20Board%20Member%20Elections.pdf>
o 2115 – Unexpired Term Fulfillment<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2019%20Board%20Meetings/June%2011%202019/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%202115-Unexpired%20Term%20Fullfillment.pdf>
o 4100 – Age Requirements for Initial Entry<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2019%20Board%20Meetings/June%2011%202019/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%204100-Age%20Requirements%20for%20Initial%2…>
o 4130 – Discretionary Admission<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2019%20Board%20Meetings/June%2011%202019/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%204130-Discretionary%20Admission.pdf>
o 4135 – Tuition for Discretionary Admissions<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2019%20Board%20Meetings/June%2011%202019/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%204135-Tuition%20for%20Discretionary%20Admi…>
o 4210 – Release of Students from School<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2019%20Board%20Meetings/June%2011%202019/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%204210-Release%20of%20Students%20From%20Sch…>
o 4220 – Student Insurance Program<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2019%20Board%20Meetings/June%2011%202019/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%204220-Student%20Insurance%20Program.pdf>
o 4250/5075/7316 – NC Address Confidentiality Program<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2019%20Board%20Meetings/June%2011%202019/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%204250.5075.7316-NC%20Address%20Confidentia…>
o 6140 – Student Wellness <www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2019%20Board%20Meetings/June%2011%202019/CONSENT%20Proposed%20and%20Revised%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%206140-Student%20Wellness.pdf>
o TBD – Constituent Services<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2019%20Board%20Meetings/June%2011%202019/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%20Constituent%20Services.pdf>
o TBD – Credit Recovery<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2019%20Board%20Meetings/June%2011%202019/CONSENT%20Proposed%20Policies%20for%20First%20Reading%20-%20Credit%20Recovery.pdf>
The policies were presented Tuesday by the school board’s policy committee. The school board will vote on them after a 30-day public comment period.

To share feedback, please email gcscomments@gcsnc.com<mailto:gcscomments@gcsnc.com>. Feedback may also be sent by U.S. mail to Policy Comments, Guilford County Schools, 712 N. Eugene St., Greensboro, NC 27401.

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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