Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 10/5/2021 - 7:00 PM
Type: Action
Subject: 10.1 Board Policy 1313 Civility
Attachment Summary
File Attachment:
BP 1313 Civility - LVJUSD new .pdf
Quick Summary / Abstract: Staff will present Board Policy 1313 Civility for the First Reading.
Background: In order to keep our District up-to-date and in compliance with changes in the laws, new and revised policies and regulations are often recommended or adopted by our Board of Education.
Status The following proposed revised Board Policy is being presented according to current Board of Education Policy Bylaw 9310 – Policy Development and Adoption Process.

• BP 1313 Civility - new

BP 1313 Civility - New policy addresses the importance of civility to the effective operation of the District, including its role in creating a positive school climate and enabling a focus on student well-being, learning, and achievement. Policy includes First Amendment free speech considerations, behavior that constitutes civil behavior, practices that promote civil behavior, and authorization to educate or provide information to students, staff, parents/guardians, and community members to assist in the recognition, development, and demonstration of civil behavior. Policy also includes material regarding behavior that is disruptive, hinders the orderly conduct of District operations or programs, or creates an unsafe learning or working environment, as well as the prohibition of, and consequences for, behavior which is discriminatory, harassing, or intimidating, including sexual harassment, bullying, and/or hate violence.
Fiscal Impact There is no impact to the General Fund.
Superintendent's Recommendation: Approve Board Policy/Administrative Regulation from Series 1000 for the First Reading.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Terri Saenz - Executive Secretary
Signed By:
Darrel Avilla - Director of Student Services
Signed By:
Kelly Bowers, Ed.D. - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Anne White Moved, Member Emily Prusso seconded to approve the Original motion 'Approve Board Policy/Administrative Regulation from Series 1000 for the First Reading.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
Craig Bueno     Yes
Anne White     Yes
Emily Prusso     Yes
Kristie Wang     Yes
Yanira Guzman     Yes