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Policies and Regulations


MPS policies are the laws that govern the school district. They are approved by the School Board in consultation with the Superintendent and the Board's Policy Committee, in accordance with Policy 8520: Policy Development


The Superintendent of Schools is charged with administering MPS policies. Regulations are the administrative procedures, processes, or rules that explain how the policy will be implemented or followed. Not all policies have regulations, but those that do will be identified with a corresponding letter after the policy number.

Policies and regulations are organized by chapters. Some chapters may have sub-chapters.

Board Policy Committee

The School Board's Policy Committee is established under Board Policy 8120. The role of the Committee is to:

  • Oversee the review of all policies adopted by the board
  • Review recommended board action on policies
  • Evaluate suggestions for board policy that come from board members and the public.
  • Establish priorities in policy review and adoption, in consultation with the Superintendent and the administration, and sets review goals and schedules.

Committee Members (2024)

  • Director Lori Norvell (Committee Chair)
  • Director Faheema Feerayarre
  • Director Adriana Cerrillo
  • Director Collin Beachy
  • Director Sharon El-Amin

The Policy Committee is staffed by:

  • Ryan Strack, Assistant to the Superintendent and Board

Upcoming Committee Meetings

The policy committee typically meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 4:30pm. The committee does not meet in June, July, or December.

Policy Updates

Brief policy updates to help staff, students, and the community stay informed about what's happening with MPS policies. Updates are typically posted the week of regular business board meetings when policy items on are on the agenda.

Policy Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Policy and Regulation Links


If you questions about MPS policies or regulations, start by asking the school principal or applicable department leader. 

For questions about the policy development process or policy interpretation, contact:


We appreciate hearing your feedback about existing MPS policy or on something you'd like to see in a future policy. Contact your board member, a member of the policy committee, or the entire board with your thoughts. 

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