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606.6 Insufficient Classroom Space

Code No. 606.6

INSUFFICIENT CLASSROOM SPACE

Insufficient classroom space is determined on a case-by-case basis. In making its determination whether insufficient classroom space exists, the board may consider several factors, including but not limited to, the nature of the education program, the grade level, the available licensed employees, the instructional method, the physical space, student-teacher ratios, equipment and materials, facilities either being planned or under construction, facilities planned to be closed, financial condition of the school district and projected to be available, a sharing agreement in force or planned, a bargaining agreement in force, laws or rules governing special education class size, board-adopted school district goals and objectives, and other factors considered relevant by the board. It is the responsibility of the superintendent to bring this policy to the attention of the board each year.

NOTE: This is a policy mandated by Iowa's open enrollment law and reflects the requirements of the law.

Legal Reference:     
Iowa Code § 282.18(13) (2013).
281 I.A.C. 17.6(3).

Cross Reference:     
103 Long-Range Needs Assessment
501.15 Open Enrollment Transfers - Procedures as a Receiving District
606.1 Class Size - Class Grouping

Approved  2/8/17
Grinnell-Newburg School District, Grinnell, IA