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Policies and their corresponding operational procedures are important resources which govern the operation of the Rainy River District School Board, providing belief statements and operating guidelines for parents, guardians, students, and staff regarding the administration of programs, property, and student, staff, and Board matters. 

It is the expectation of the Rainy River District School Board that all employees, students, parents, and persons invited to or visiting Board property and/or events will respect the policies of the Board

Policies "under review" are included in the Policy Committee Report in the most recent agenda.

To submit feedback on a policy, please click here.

Please visit the Rainy River District Transportation Services Consortium website to view transportation related policies and procedures 

Section 1
1.06 The Role of the Director of Education
1.07 The Role of the Board
1.08 Trustee Code of Conduct
1.10 Board Goals and Commitments
1.20 First Nation, Metis, and Inuit Education Advisory Committee

1.40 Policy Development and Review

1.41 Trustee Expenditures 
1.42 Board and Committee Members Attending Meetings Electronically
1.43 Trustee Honoraria
1.60 School Councils and Parent Involvement Committee
1.65 Advocacy
1.70 Director's Performance Appraisal
Section 2
Organization & Administration
2.04 Volunteers
2.05 Communications and Media Relations 
2.10 Advertising and/or Distribution of Materials in Schools and on Board Property
2.12 Access to School Premises
2.14 Student Voice
2.30 Accessibility Standards
2.64 Digital Citizenship
2.65 School Code of Conduct
2.67 Equity and Inclusive Education
2.69 Research Requests
2.70 Healthy School Food and Beverage
2.71 Opening and Closing Exercises
2.80 Personal Information and the Protection of Privacy
2.81 Records and Information Management
2.90 First Nation Metis, and Inuit Voluntary Self Identification
Section 3
3.02 Progressive Discipline for Employees
See suggested revisions
3.04 Succession Planning
3.18 Recognition of Service 
3.46 Performance Appraisal
3.52 Criminal Background Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening
3.56 Accessible and Healthy Workplace Program
3.80 Payment of Employment Insurance Rebate
3.86 Employee Code of Conduct   
Section 4

4.10 Student Attendance

4.11 Student Health
4.16 Safe Schools
4.48 Student Fees
4.63 Extra-Curricular Activities


Joint Protocol for Student Achievement
Joint Protocol for Student Achievement (FR)
Police and School Board Response Protocol
Rainy River District Women's Shelter of Hope
Threat Assessment Protocol
Section 5
Curriculum & Instruction
5.01 Special Education
5.10 Field Trips
5.25 Environmental Education
5.30 Curriculum Review
5.51 Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting
5.73 Adult Education
5.76 Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition for Students
5.80 Elders, Senators, Knowledge Keepers and Drums
Section 6
6.10 Community Use of School Facilities and Grounds
6.11 Tobacco-Free Environment
6.13 Playground Structures and Sports Fields
6.16 Use of Board-Owned Vehicles 
6.20 School Attendance Zones
6.41 Disposal of School Lands and Buildings
6.50 Student Accommodation 
6.51 Naming or Renaming a School or Part of a School
6.63 Video Surveillance
6.70 Disposal of Surplus Equipment, Furniture, and Books
Section 7
Health & Safety
7.00 Occupational Health and Safety
7.18 Inclement Weather
7.22 Emergency Response 
7.45 Fire Safety - Fire Detection, Egress Devices and Fire Fighting Equipment
7.75 Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention
7.81 Safe Water 
7.85 Student Safety
Section 8
8.09 Procurement
8.21  Staff Professional Development  
8.22 Expense Claims
8.23 Competitors Assistance Fund
8.24 Fundraising Activities
8.31 Donations
8.32 Budget Process
8.33 Donations to the Board
8.36 Hospitality
See Proposed Revisions
8.38 Investments
See Proposed Revisions
8.45 Fraud Prevention and Management
8.52 Consultants and Contractor Expense Claims