School Board Policy Process
The School Board is committed to developing and maintaining
clear, up-to-date policies that articulate in writing the
philosophies and governance of the Lyme School.
Changes to policy shall come before the Board at least twice—once
for discussion and proposed action, and a second time for
final revision, if needed, and adoption. Policies coming before
the Board for discussion, adoption, or rescission shall be
posted with the meeting agenda.
The Board may adopt procedures that will give specific instructions
to administration for policy implementation. Procedures will
be brought to the Board for a single reading. In the absence
of a Board procedure, the Superintendent is charged with the
implementation of policy based on his/her own judgment and
The Board retains the right to adopt a policy on the first
presentation; the action will be confirmed by a second vote
at the next meeting of the Board.
Whenever possible, the School Board will make efforts to notify
and consult with those who will be directly affected by a
policy to hear reaction to proposed policy content prior to
ADOPTED: 8 November 1990
REVISED: 13 July 1995
REVIEWED: October 1998
REVISED: 20 November 2008