Establishing and maintaining effective, clearly-written policy is a board's foremost responsibility and supporting board policy development is a primary mission of OSBA. Our services include comprehensive policy drafting and maintenance that meet legal requirements and your specific needs.
Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)
The Children’s Internet Protections Act (CIPA) is a federal law enacted by Congress to address concerns about access to offensive content over the Internet, on school and library computers.
Code of conduct for school board members
This information is from Boardsmanship For Oregon School Board Members, which explains what it takes to be an Oregon school board member.
FAQ - SB 454 Paid Sick Time Law
FAQs for statewide mandatory paid sick leave law.
Guns in community colleges - FAQ
Laws governing guns in community colleges, and how they apply to students, staff and the public.
Guns in schools - FAQ
Laws governing guns in schools, and how they apply to students, staff and the public.
Guns in schools and community colleges - state and federal laws
Laws governing guns in schools and community colleges
Pandemic and outbreak threats
Information about why and how districts should develop and implement pandemic and outbreak preparedness plans.
Pandemic Threats - Policy Issues
Policy questions every institution should ask to prepare for pandemic threats.
Pandemic threats: A checklist for district preparedness planning
A checklist highlighting the major points that every district should consider when shaping its pandemic preparedness plan.
Policy and administrative regulation definitions
Answers to the questions what is policy and what is an administrative regulation and why they are important.
Sample policy: Board Member Ethics Policies - BBFA, BBFB, GBC and GBC-AR
Sample policies establishing ethical standards for board members.
Sample policy: Hazing, Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying, Menacing, Cyberbullying, Teen Dating Violence and Domestic Violence - Student - JFCF, JFCF-AR
Sample policies prohibiting hazing, harassment, intimidation, bullying, menacing, teen dating violence, acts of cyberbullying and domestic violence.
Sample policy: Homeless Students - JECBD and JECBD-AR
The district shall ensure that homeless students have equal access to education services.
SB 454 Sick Time District Sample Letter
Oregon signed into law SB 454 in June, 2015, making Oregon the fourth state to enact a statewide mandatory paid sick leave law.
School districts and public charter schools are required to adopt policy for, and maintain, a tobacco-free environment.
Our services include comprehensive policy drafting and maintenance that meet legal requirements and your specific needs.
Listing of OSBA staff with contact information, photos and biographies.