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Approved Religion Textbooks | K-8

On April 2, 2013, Bishop Ricken announced the selection of approved religious education textbooks to be used at all Catholic schools and parish religious education programs (K-8) throughout the Diocese, effective academic year 2014-15.

Bishop Ricken's announcement and list of approved text series

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Board of Education Policies

Note: After the name of the policy are codes to indicate who the policy is intended for:

  • PS | Parish Schools
  • SS | System Schools
  • RE | Religious Education

New/Revised Policies | March 2017

  • 5060: Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (New: Posted 3/2017)

New/Revised Policies | August 2016

  • 2005: Principal/Administrator Certification (New: Posted 8/2016)
  • 2006: Teacher Certification (New: Posted 8/2016)
  • 5015: Absences (Revised 8/2016)
  • 5160: Bullying/Harassment (Revised 8/2016)
  • 5160: Bullying/Harassment Incident Report (Revised 8/2016)
  • 5165: Threats and Crimes (New: Posted 8/2016)
  • 5165: Threats and Crimes Incident Report (New: Posted 8/2016)
  • 5166: Sexually Explicit Images and Messages (New: Posted 8/2016)
  • 5166: Sexually Explicit Images and Messages Incident Report (New: Posted 8/2016)
  • 6080: Instructional Time When School/Religious Education Class is Cancelled (Revised 8/2016)
  • Diocesan Board of Education Policy List (Revised 8/2016)

Diocesan Board of Education Policy List | PS, SS, RE

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Diocesan Board of Education Policy Manual

Community Relations

1005: Confidentiality | PS, SS, RE

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1055: Public Communications Related to Potentially Controversial Topics | PS, SS

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1080: Fund Raising Activities | PS, SS

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Administration

2005: Principal/Administrator Certification | PS, SS | (New: Posted 8/2016)

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2006: Teacher Certification | PS, SS | (New: Posted 8/2016)

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2010: Parish Board/Committees of Education | PS, SS

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2030: Parish Financial Support of Diocesan Catholic Elementary/Middle Schools | PS, SS

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2040: Closing/Consolidation of K-12 Educational Programs | PS, SS, RE

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2050: School Accreditation | PS, SS

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2060: Use of School Building/Parish Facilities for Religious Education|  PS, SS, RE

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2070: Affiliation as a Catholic School/System | PS, SS

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2080: Publishing Comparative Information | PS, SS, RE

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Business

3025: Financial Management | PS, SS, RE

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3080: Parish Financial Support of Diocesan Catholic High Schools | PS, SS

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Students

5005: Admissions | PS, SS, RE

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5010: Attendance | PS, SS

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5011: National Testing | PS, SS, RE

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5015: Absences | PS, SS | (Revised 8/2016)

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5020: Student Records | PS, SS, RE

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5021: Records Access to Custodial/Non-Custodial Parents | PS, SS

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5021: Records Access to Custodial and Non-Custodial Parents Form | PS, SS

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5025: Acceptable Use for Computers and Telecommunications | PS, SS, RE

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5025: Acceptable Use Agreement for School/RE Program Year Form | PS, SS, RE

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5027: Media Release | PS, SS, RE

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5027: Promotional/Media Release Form | PS, SS, RE

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5030: Trips and Travel | PS, SS, RE

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5030: Field Trips | Parental/Guardian Consent Form and Liability Waiver Form | PS, SS, RE

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5030: Field Trips Risk Management Information | PS, SS, RE

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5030: Field Trips | Risk Control Memo | September 2013 | PS, SS, RE

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5035: Social Workers/Law Enforcement on Campus | PS, SS, RE

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5040: Student Involvement in Living Justice | PS, SS, RE

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5050: Pregnancy, Abortion and Marriage | PS, SS, RE

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5055: Locker Room Policy | PS, SS, RE

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5060: Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect | PS, SS, RE

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5070: Dispensing Medication | PS, SS, RE

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5090: Student Expulsion | PS, SS, RE

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5141: Student Conduct and Discipline | PS, SS, RE

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5141.4: Student Wellness Policy | PS, SS, RE

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5141.4: Diocesan Wellness Regulations | PS, SS, RE

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5150: Alcohol Use During Activities | PS, SS, RE

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5160: Bullying / Harassment | PS, SS RE | (Revised 8/2016)

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5160: Bullying/Harassment Incident Report | PS, SS, RE | (Revised 8/2016)

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5165: Threats and Crimes | PS, SS, RE | (New: Posted 8/2016)

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5165: Threats and Crimes Incident Report | PS, SS, RE | (New: Posted 8/2016)

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5166: Sexually Explicit Images and Messages | PS, SS, RE | (New: Posted 8/2016)

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5166: Sexually Explicit Images & Messages Incident Report | PS, SS, RE | (New: Posted 8/2016)

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5170: International Students Attending Catholic Schools | PS, SS

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Instruction

6005: School/Religious Education Program | PS, SS, RE

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6007: Religious Education Instructional Hours | RE

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6010: Curriculum Guidelines and Instruction | PS, SS, RE

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6011: Diocesan-wide Academic Assessments | PS, SS, RE

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6015: Student Participation in Religious Activities | PS, SS, RE

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6030: Catholic Education Programs in Human Sexuality | PS, SS, RE

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6040: Academic Contests | PS, SS

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6080: Make Up Days When School/RE Classes Cancelled | PS, SS RE | (Revised 8/2016)

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6090 Outside Programs at School | PS, SS

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In Service to Others

Guidelines for a School System Board of Trustees and Committees | SS

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Guidelines for Total Catholic Education Boards, School Boards and Education Committees | PS, RE

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Guidelines for Religious Education Boards and Committees | RE

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Department of Education Catechetical Certification Decree | PS, SS, RE
Diocesan policies for certification of all Catholic Schools/Religious Education/Youth Ministry catechetical personnel

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