6233 Drug Free School And Community (Staff)


The Grand Island Public Schools is committed to providing an environment that is safe free from the detrimental effects of illicit drugs and alcohol on school premises or as a part of any of the school's activities. It is the policy of the Grand Island Public Schools to prohibit the use of alcohol and illegal drugs among the student population, and that the district's staff members serve as role models to the students in this endeavor.

It is prohibited for any staff or member of the Board of Education to display evidence of intoxication, or engage in the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and/or alcohol, at any time while functioning as an official of the District.

DEFINITIONS
As used in this policy, prohibition against the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol on school premises or as a part of any of the school's activities shall mean, but shall not be limited to the following:

1. The unlawful manufacture, sale, possession, use, or distribution of any substance which is declared by the State of Nebraska or any other applicable law to be an illicit substance at any time or place whether on duty or off duty.

2. The possession, use, or distribution of alcohol on school premises or as a part of any of the school's activities or appearing for work or performing any job duties or district business while intoxicated or impaired by alcohol.

As used herein, the term "school premises" shall mean any property whether owned, leased, or in other manner under the control of the Grand Island Public Schools.

As used herein, the phrase, "as a part of any of the school's activities", shall mean any activity or enterprise carried out in whole or in part under the auspices of the District.

Legal Reference: P.L. 101-226, Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989,
41 U.S.C. §§ 701-707 (1994).
42 U.S.C. §§ 12101 et seq. (1994).
34 C.F.R. Pt. 86 (1996).

Policy Adopted 8/13/90
Policy Revised 1/11/93
Policy Revised 3-11-04
Policy Revised: 02.11.2016

6233.2: Manager's checklist for identifying potential substance abuse/impairment