Board Policies

Last revised: June 12, 2017

504.4

Physical and Sexual Abuse of Students by Employees

Phys./Sexual Abuse of Students.

Policy Title: Physical and Sexual Abuse of Students by Employees
Code No. 504.4

It is the policy of the Cedar Falls Community School District that all forms of physical abuse and sexual abuse, as defined by law, of students by school employees are prohibited. Each employee, regular or temporary, is covered by this policy.

Each report or complaint alleging or indicating the possibility of abuse of a student or students by an employee or employees will be investigated immediately, in accordance with legal requirements. The primary investigators (level one investigators) will be the director of elementary education (in the case of elementary students) or the director of secondary education (in the case of secondary students) and the director of human resources. An official or officials of the Cedar Falls Police Department or other trained, experienced professional(s) shall be utilized as the alternate (level two) investigator(s).

All results of an investigation of reported physical or sexual abuse will be forwarded to the superintendent or designee as soon as is possible. It is the responsibility of the superintendent of schools to cause such actions as may be appropriate to remedy any founded report of abuse.

Date of Adoption:
July 10, 1989

Date of Revision:
June 11, 1990
January 13, 2003
October 27, 2008
April 8, 2013
June 12, 2017

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Date of Adoption

July 10, 1989

Date of Revision

June 11, 1990
January 13, 2003
October 27, 2008
April 8, 2013
June 12, 2017

Date of Review
June 12, 2017