Policy Tool | District Policies


The Board's primary responsibility is to establish educational programs which will produce optimum educational achievement by Meriden students. The Board is charged with meeting this responsibility while also managing wisely the resources available to it. The Board fulfills its primary responsibility by acting as a legislative body to formulate and adopt policy, and by evaluating the results of policy implementation.

In accordance with these principles, the Board shall seek to achieve the following goals:

  • to concentrate its effort on its policymaking and planning;
  • to formulate policies which best serve the educational interests of each student;
  • to provide the Superintendent with sufficient and adequate guidelines for implementing its policies;
  • and to maintain effective communication with the public as well as with staff and students in order to be well-informed of prevailing attitudes, opinions and ideas.
Policy Adopted:  April 28, 1981
Approved 5/7/2013
Previous Policy Number: BA