Damage to School Property, use "Vandalism," "Care of School Property by Students," or Public Conduct on School Property"
Dangerous Weapons in the Schools, use "Weapons in the Schools"
Dangerous Schools, use "Unsafe Schools"
Dating Violence, use "Health Education," Hazing and Bullying (Harassment, Intimidation and DatingViolence" and "Reporting Child Abuse"
Day-Care Centers, if school facilities are made available to other community agencies for day-care centers, break out a new descriptor in the KG sequence; if operated by the school system, break out a new descriptor in the IGC sequence; centers operated only for staff or only for students who are parents will require breaking out new descriptors in the GB sequence or Section J
Deans, see "Job Descriptions"
Debt Limitation, use "Taxing and Borrowing Authority/Limitations"
Decentralization, if basic governance of district is involved, break out a new descriptor under "School District Legal Status"; if district administration is involved, break out a new descriptor in the CC sequence or if appropriate use "School Building Administration"
Deductions from Pay, use "Salary Deductions"
Defacement of School Property, use "Vandalism," "Care of School Property by Students," and/or "Public Conduct on School Property"
De-Fact Segregation, use as appropriate "Nondiscrimination," "School Attendance Areas," and/or "Equal Educational Opportunities"
Delinquent Behavior, use "Student Conduct," "Student Discipline," and/or appropriate subcategories
Delivery Services, use "Mail and Delivery Services"
Demonstrations by Students, use "Student Demonstrations and Strikes"
Demonstration Schools, use "Curriculum Research" or "Pilot Projects"
Demonstrations of Products, use "Sales Calls and Demonstrations"
Dental Hygienists, see "Job Descriptions"
Department Chairman, see "Job Descriptions"
Desegregation, use as appropriate "Nondiscrimination," "School Attendance Areas," and/or "Equal Educational Opportunities"
De-staffing, use "Reduction in Professional Staff Work Force" and "Reduction in Support Staff Work Force"
Development of Administrative Rules, use "Development of Regulations"
Development of Policies, use "Board Policy Development"
Diplomas, use "Graduation Requirements"; also see "Adult High School Diplomas"
Direct Affiliate Membership in the National School Boards Association, use "School Board Memberships"
Directives, use "Approval of Handbooks and Directives"
Directories, use as appropriate "Approval of Handbooks and Directives," "Personnel Records," "Student Records" or break out a new descriptor under one or more of those terms
Directors, see "Job Descriptions"
Disadvantaged Students, use "Programs for Disadvantaged Students"
Disaster Drills, use "Emergency/Safety Plans" and/or appropriate subcategories
Discharge of Staff Members, see "Dismissal"
Discipline, use "Student Discipline"
Disease Prevention, use "Communicable Diseases"
Dismissal Precautions, use "Student Dismissal Precautions"
Disposal of School Property, use "School Properties Disposal "
Disruptive Students, use "Student Conduct," "Student Discipline," or break out a new descriptor as appropriate in the JFC or JG sequence
Dissemination of Information, use as appropriate "Policy Dissemination," "Reporting Board Meeting Business" "Regulations Dissemination," and/or "Public Information Program" and subcategories
Distribution of Supplies and Equipment, use "Material Resources Management" or appropriate subcategories
Distributive Education, use "Career-Technical Education" or break out a new descriptor in the IGAD sequence
District Annual Meeting, use "School Board Elections" or "Board Organizational Meeting," as appropriate
Donations, see "Gifts"
Double Sessions, use "School Day"
Dress Code (Staff), see Staff Dress and Grooming
Drills, use "Emergency/Safety Plans" and/or appropriate subcategories
Dropouts, use "Student Withdrawal from School" or break out a new descriptor under that term
Drug Testing for District Personnel Required to Hold a Commercial
Dual Enrollment, use as appropriate "Post Secondary Enrollment Options," "Relations with Other Schools and School Districts" and/or "School Admissions" or appropriate subcategories
Due Process, use "Student Due Process Rights"; however, the concept of due process will also apply to other descriptors pertaining to relations with staff, students and parents
Duplicating Services, use "Printing and Duplicating Services"
Duties of Board Officers, use "Board Officers"
Duties of Staff Members, see "Job Descriptions"
Duty-Free Lunch, use "Professional Staff Time Schedules"