State law provides that the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners, with the advice of the CEO, determines the district's educational, management, maintenance, and operational policies. Policies are aligned with the Board's mission and goals, as well as with applicable federal and state laws. Administrative regulations guide how policies are implemented. Adopted policies are available on BoardDocs, the Board's governance website.
Policy development is a step-by-step process designed to be comprehensive, consistent, and open:
(Note that the Board may alter or suspend these procedures with a majority vote.)