SchoolBoard Policies

 

We continue to update our policies on a regular basis.

If you do not find the policy that you are looking for,

please contact the SAU 95 Superintendent's Office at 603-425-1976.

 

 

SECTIONS: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L

 

Draft Polices-Under review by the Windham School Board

IKA - Grading System

2nd Read

JJA - Student Organization

1st Read

JLCF - Wellness

2nd Read

IHAM - Health Education and Exemption From Instruction

2nd Read

IMAH - Physical Activity

2nd Read

 

SECTION A: FOUNDATIONS AND BASIC COMMITMENTS

AA

School District Legal Status

Approved 10-01-2013

ABA

Volunteer Involvement (also, IJOC)

Approved 10-01-2013

AC

Non-Discrimination

Approved 10-15-2013

ACA

Non-Discrimination: Title IX Grievances

Approved 11-19-2013

ACAA

Harassment and Sexual Harassment of Students

Approved 11-05-2013

ACAB

Harassment and Sexual Harassment of School Employees

Approved 11-05-2013

ACD

Commitment to Religious Neutrality

 

AD

Philosophy of the School District

Approved 10-29-2013

ADB

Drug-Free Workplace

Approved 02-18-2014

ADC

Tobacco Products Ban - Use and Possession in and on School Facilities and Grounds

Approved 02-18-2014

ADD

School Safety

 

AE

Accountability

 

AFA

Evaluation of Board Operational Procedures

Approved 02-18-2014

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SECTION B: SCHOOL BOARD GOVERNANCE AND OPERATIONS

BA

School Board Operational Goals

Approved 04-1999

BAA

Evaluation of the School Board

Approved 04-1999

BAAA

School Board Policies and Administrative Procedures

Approved 10-1999

BB

School Board Legal Status

Approved 11-1999

BBAB

Roles and Duties of the Board Chairperson

 

BBB

School Board Elections

Approved 11-1999

BBBF

Student Members of the School Board

 

BCA

School Board Member Ethics

 

BCB

Board Member Conflict of Interest

Approved 11-1999

BDA

Board Organizational Meeting

Approved 07-1998

BDB

Board Officers

Approved 07-1998

BDD

Board-Superintendent Relationship

Approved 11-1999

BDF

Advisory Committees to the Board

Approved 07-1998

BDG

School Attorney

Approved 07-1998

BE

Board Meetings

Approved 10-2015

BEAB

School Board Member Use of Electronic Communication Devices During School Board Meetings

Approved 10-07-2014

BEDH

Public Participation at Board Meetings

Approved 11-1999

BFE

Administration in Policy Absence (Also CHD)

Approved 11-1999

BG

Board Policy Process

Approved 11-1999

BGB

Policy Adoption

Approved 11-1999

BHC

Board-Employee Communications (Also GBD)

Approved 11-1999

BHE

School Board Use of Email

 

BIBA

School Board Conferences, Conventions, and Workshops

 

BID

Payment for Services Rendered by School District Offices

Approved 11-1999

BIE

Board Member Indemnification

Approved 11-1999

BJ

School Board Legislative Program

Approved 11-1999

BK

School Board Membership

Approved 03-02-2004

BKA

Liaison with School Board Associations

 

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SECTION C: GENERAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION

CA

Administration Goals

Approved 11-1999

CB

School Superintendent

Approved 11-1999

CBB

Appointment of Superintendent

Approved 11-1999

CBG

Superintendent’s Development Opportunities

Approved 11-1999

CBI

Evaluation of Superintendent

Approved 11-1999

CCA

Administrative Succession Plan

 

CCB

Line and Staff Relations

Approved 11-1999

CF

School Building Administration

Approved 11-1999

CFA

Individual School Administrative Personnel

Approved 11-1999

CFB

Building Principal(s) Evaluation

Approved 11-1999

CH

Policy Implementation

Approved 11-1999

CHA

Development of Regulations

Approved 11-1999

CHB

Board Review of Regulations (Also BGD)

Approved 11-1999

CHCA

Approval of Handbooks and Directives

Approved 11-1999

CHD

Administration in Policy Absence (Also BFE)

 

CLA

Treatment of Outside Reports

Approved 11-1999

CM

School District Annual Report

 

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SECTION D: FISCAL MANAGEMENT

DA

Fiscal Management Plan

Approved 11-1999

DB

Annual Budget

Approved 11-1999

DBC

Budget Preparation

Approved 11-1999

DBI

Budget Implementation

Approved 11-1999

DBJ

Transfer of Appropriation

 

DC

Taxing and Borrowing Authority/Limitations

Approved 11-1999

DD

Funding Proposals and Applications

Approved 11-1999

DEA

Revenues from Local Tax sources

Approved 03-2004

DFA

Investment

Approved 08-2015

DG

Depository of Funds

Approved 07-1998

DGA

Authorized Signatures

Approved 07-1998

DGD

School District Credit Cards

 

DH

Bonded Employees

Approved 07-1998

DI

Fiscal Accounting and Reporting

Approved 07-1998

DIA

Fund Balances

 

DID

Fixed Assets (Inventories)

Approved 07-1998

DIE

Audits

Approved 07-1998

DJ

Purchasing

Approved 11-1999

DJB

Purchasing Procedures

Approved 11-1999

DJC

Petty Cash Accounts

Approved 11-1999

DJD

Cooperative Purchasing

Approved 11-1999

DJE

Bidding Requirements

Approved 11-1999

DJF

Local Purchasing

Approved 11-1999

DJG

Vendor Relations

Approved 11-1999

DK

Payment Procedures

Approved 11-1999

DKA

Payroll Procedures

Approved 11-1999

DKC

Expense Reimbursements

Approved 11-1999

DM

Cash in School Buildings

Approved 07-1998

DN

Equipment and Supplies Sales

Approved 11-1999

DO

Fund Balance

Approved 08-09-2011

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SECTION E: SUPPORT SERVICES

EB

Safety Program (Also JLI)

Approved 06-2013

EBB

Safety Procedures/Safe Schools Committee

 

EBBB

Accident Reports

Approved 03-24-2015

EBBC

Emergency Care and First Aid

Approved 11-2005

EBBD

Indoor Air Quality

Approved 03-17-2015

EBC

Crisis Prevention and Response

 

EBCA

Emergency Plans

Approved 11-2005

EBCB

Fire Drills

Approved 11-2005

EBCC

Bomb Threats

Approved 11-2005

EBCD

Emergency Closings

Approved 11-2005

EBCE

School Closings

Approved 11-2005

EBCF

Pandemic/Epidemic Emergencies

 

EC

Buildings and Grounds Management

Approved 11-2005

ECA

Buildings and Grounds Security

Approved 11-2005

ECAB

Access to Buildings

 

ECAC

Vandalism

Approved 11-2005

ECAF

Audio and Video Surveillance on School Buses

Approved 09-2010

ECF

Energy Conservation

 

EDC

Authorized Use of School-Owned Materials and Equipment

Approved 11-2005

EDCA

Employee Use of Electronic Communication Devices

 

EEA

Student Transportation Services

Approved 10-07-2014

EEAA

Video and Audio Surveillance on School Property

Approved 06-19-2012

EEAE

School Bus Safety Program

Approved 11-2005

EEAEA

Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing – School Bus Drivers

 

EEAEC

Student Conduct on School Buses

Approved 11-2005

EEAF

Special Use of School Buses

Approved 11-2005

EEAG

Use of Private Vehicles to Transport Students

Approved 11-2005

EF

Food Service Management (Also JLCF)

Approved 06-19-2012

EFA

Availability and Distribution of Healthy Foods

 

EFC

Free and Reduced-Price Lunch

Approved 11-2005

EFE

Vending Machines

 

EGA

School District Internet Access for Students (Deleted from NHSBA Policy Manual, April, 2010)

Approved 01-2008

EGAD

Copyright Compliance

Approved 11-2005

EH

Public Use of School Records

Approved 11-2005

EHAA

Computer Security, E-Mail and Internet Communications

Approved 11-2005

EHB

Data Records Retention

Approved 05-06-2014

EI

Risk Management

Approved 11-2005

EIB

Liability Insurance and Pooled Risk Management

Approved 11-2005

EID

Insurance

Approved 11-2005

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SECTION F: FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT

FA

Facilities Development Goals/Priority Objectives

Approved 05-2004

FBB

Enrollment Projections

Approved 03-2004

FE

Facilities Construction

Approved 05-2004

FEA

Educational Specifications

Approved 03-2004

FEB

Selection of a Design Professional

Approved 03-2004

FEE

Site Acquisition Procedure

Approved 03-2004

FEH

Supervision of Construction (Clerk of the Works)

Approved 03-2004

FF

Naming of Facilities

Approved 04-04-2006

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SECTION G: PERSONNEL

GA

Personnel Policies and Goals

Approved 11-2005

GBA

Equal Opportunity Employment

-

GBAA

Sexual Harassment and Violence – Employees

Approved 05-2014

GBB

Employee Involvement in Decision-Making

Approved 11-2005

GBCD

Background Investigation and Criminal Records Check

Approved 11-2005

GBD

Board-Employee Communications

Approved 11-2005

GBE

Employee Rights and Responsibilities

Approved 11-2005

GBEA

Staff Ethics/Employee Conflict of Interest

Approved 11-2005

GBEAA/JRB

Confidential Student Information

-

GBEB

Staff Conduct

-

GBEBA

Staff Dress Code

-

GBEBB

Employee-Student Relations

Approved 11-2005

GBEBC

Employee Gifts and Solicitations

Approved 02-18-2014

GBEBD

Employee use of Social Networking Websites

Approved 04-07-2015

GBEBE

Employment of Relatives or Persons With Romantic Personal Relationships

-

GBEC

Drug-Free Workplace

Approved 02-18-2014

GBED

Tobacco Products Ban: Use and Possession in and on School Facilities and Grounds

Approved 03-03-2015

GBEF

School District Internet Access for Staff (Formerly EGA)

Approved 03-07-2017

GBG

Employee Protection

Approved 11-2015

GBGA

Staff Health

Approved 11-2015

GBGAA

HIV/AIDS

Approved 11-2015

GBGBA

Use of Automated External Defibrillator(s)

Approved 11-2015

GBI

Staff Participation in Political Activities

-

GBJ

Personnel Records

Approved 11-2005

GBJA

Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Approved 11-2005

GBK

Staff Concerns, Complaints and Grievances

Approved 11-2005

GCA

Professional Staff Positions

Approved 11-2005

GCAA

Highly Qualified Teachers

-

GCB

Professional Staff Contracts

Approved 11-2005

GCCAB

Emergency Disaster Leave

-

GCCAD

Military Leave

-

GCCAE

Professional Staff Visitations and Conferences

-

GCCBC

Family and Medical Leave Act

Approved 06-01-2010

GCD

Evaluation of Professional Staff

Approved 09-19-2011

GCEB

Professional Staff Recruiting

Approved 11-2005

GCF

Professional Staff Hiring

Approved 11-2005

GCG

Part-Time and Substitute Professional Staff Employment (Substitute Teachers/Substitute Pay

Approved 11-2005

GCH

Professional Staff Orientation

Approved 11-2005

GCI

Professional Staff Development Opportunities

Approved 11-2005

GCID

Professional Activities of Teachers

Approved 11-2005

GCK

Professional Staff Assignments and Transfers

Approved 11-2005

GCKA

Temporary Alternate/Transitional Duty

Approved 11-2005

GCM

Professional Staff Work Load

Approved 11-2005

GCNA

Supervision of Instructional Staff

Approved 11-2005

GCO

Evaluation of Professional Staff

-

GCP

Professional Staff Promotion/Reclassification

Approved 11-2005

GCQ

Termination and Dismissal of Certified Staff

-

GCQA

Reduction in Instructional Staff Work Force

Approved 11-2005

GCQC

Resignation of Instructional Staff Member

Approved 11-2005

GCQE

Retirement of Professional Staff Members

Approved 11-2005

GCR

Non-School Employment by Professional Staff Members

Approved 11-2005

GCRC

Professional Personnel Consulting

Approved 11-2005

GCRD

Tutoring for Pay

Approved 11-2005

GCSA

Employee Computer and Internet Use

Approved 09-19-2011

GDB

Employment of Non-Certified Personnel

-

GDF

Hiring of Non-Certified Personnel

Approved 11-2005

GDJ

Non-Certified Personnel Assignment and Re-Assignment

-

GDM

Non-Certified Staff Development Opportunities

Approved 11-2005

GDO

Evaluation of Support Staff

Approved 11-2005

GDQ

Termination of Non-Certified Personnel

-

GDR

Work Rules for Staff

Approved 11-2005

GDS

Recognition of Bargaining Units

-

GEA

Athletic Team Coaches

Approved 11-2005

GTATD

Temporary Alternate/Transitional Duty Procedure

Approved 11-2005

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SECTION H: NEGOTIATIONS

HP

School District Legal Status

Approved 11-1999

HPA

Employee Job Actions (Unauthorized Employee Absences)

Approved 11-1999

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SECTION I: INSTRUCTION

IB

Academic Freedom

Approved 10-04-2005

IC

School Year

Approved 10-04-2005

ICA

School Calendar

Approved 10-04-2005

IF

Instructional Program

 

IFA

Instructional Needs of Students with Different Talents

Approved 1-24-2017

IGA

Curriculum Development

Approved 10-04-2005

IGD

Curriculum Adoption

Approved 10-04-2005

IGE

Parental Objections to Specific Course Material

Approved 08-21-2012

IHAE

Physical Education

Approved 10-04-2005

IHAH

World Language Program

 

IHAK

Character and Citizenship Education

Approved 10-04-2005

IHAL

Teaching about Religion

Approved 10-04-2005

IHAM

Health Education and Exemption From Instruction

 

IHAMA

Teaching about Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco

Approved 10-04-2005

IHAMB

Teaching about Self-Protection

 

IHAMC

HIV/AIDS

Approved 10-04-2005

IHBA

Programs for Pupils with Disabilities

Approved 10-04-2005

IHBAA

Evaluation Requirements for Children With Specific Learning Disabilities

 

IHBB

Programs for Gifted Pupils

Approved 10-04-2005

IHBBA

Limited English Proficiency Instruction

Approved 10-04-2005

IHBCA

Pregnant Students (Also JIE)

Approved 10-04-2005

IHBG

Home Education Instruction

Approved 03-01-2011

IHBH

Extended Learning Opportunities

Approved 06-07-2011

IHBI

Alternative Learning Plans

 

IHCA

Summer Activities

Approved 05-2014

IHCD

Advanced Course Work/Advanced Placement Courses

Approved 05-2014

IIB

Class Size

 

IIC

Instructional Time - Schedule

 

IICA

Domestic and International Overnight Field Trips

Approved 05-2014

IJ

Instructional Materials

Approved 05-2014

IJK

Supplemental Materials Selection and Adoption

 

IJL

Library Materials Selection and Adoption

Approved 06-19-2012

IJND

Windham School District WEB SITE

Approved 03-18-2014

IJNDB

School District Internet Access for Students (Deleted from NHSBA Policy Manual April 2010)

 

IJO

School, Community, and Home Relations

Approved 10-04-2005

IJOA

Field Trips and Excursions

Approved 10-04-2005

IJOC

Volunteers

 

IK

Earning of Credits

Approved 06-07-2011

IKA

Grading System

 

IKAA

Interdisciplinary Credit

 

IKAD

Changing Student Grades

 

IKB

Homework

Approved 05-21-2013

IKC

Academic Honors, Class Ranking, Valedictorian, Salutatorian

 

IKE

Promotion and Retention of Students

Approved 05-2008

IKF

High School Graduation

Approved 05-2014

IKFA

Early Graduation

Approved 05-2014

IKFB

Senior-Student Schedules

Approved 03-19-2012

IKG

Awards and Scholarships

Approved 10-04-2005

IL

Evaluation of Curricular Programs

Approved 10-04-2005

ILBA

Assessment of Educational Programs

 

ILBAA

High School Competency Assessments

Approved 05-2014

ILD

Educational Questionnaires, Surveys, and Research

 

ILDA

Non-Educational Questionnaires, Surveys, and Research

 

IMAB

Teachers Teaching their Own Children

Approved 10-04-2005

IMAH

Daily Physical Activity

 

IMBA

Distance Education

 

IMBC

Alternative Credit Options

Approved 05-2014

IMBD

High School Credit for 7th & 8th Grade Advanced Course Work

 

IMC

Controversial Speakers and Programs

Approved 10-04-2005

IMDA

Patriotic Exercises

Approved 11-1999

IMDB

Flag Displays

Approved 1-24-2017

IMG

Animals in School

Approved 10-04-2005

IMGA

Service Animals

Approved 03-15-2016

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SECTION J: STUDENTS

JBAA

Sexual Harassment and Violence - Students

Approved 05-2014

JBAB

Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students

-

JCA

Change of School or Assignment

Approved 07-05-2005

JEA

Compulsory Attendance Age

Approved 07-05-2005

JEB

Age of Entrance

Approved 07-05-2005

JEC

Manifest Educational Hardship

Approved 07-05-2005

JF

Enrollment

Approved 07-05-2005

JFA

Residency

Approved 07-05-2005

JFAA

Admission of Resident Students

Approved 07-05-2005

JFAB

Admission of Tuition and Non-Resident Students

Approved 07-05-2005

JFABB

Foreign Exchange Students

Approved 07-05-2005

JFABB-R

Admission of Foreign Exchange Students

Approved 01-10-2017

JFABD

Admission of Homeless Students

Approved 05-2014

JG

Assignment of Students to Classes and Grade Levels

Approved 05-2014

JH

Student Absences and Excuses

Approved 04-05-2011

JHB

Truancy

Approved 07-05-2005

JHBB

Attendance Monitoring/Accounting

Approved 07-05-2005

JHC

Student Release Precautions

Approved 07-05-2005

JI

Student Rights and Responsibilities

Approved 03-19-2012

JIA

Student Due Process Rights

Approved 07-05-2005

JIB

Student Involvement in Decision-Making

Approved 07-05-2005

JIBA

Student Government

Approved 07-05-2005

JIC

Student Conduct

Approved 03-19-2015

JICA

Student Dress Code

Approved 01-10-2017

JICBB

Bullying; Pupil Safety and Violence Prevention Policy (Also, JBAA, JIC, JICD, IHBA)

Approved 01-04-2011

JICC

Student Conduct on School Buses

Approved 07-05-2005

JICD

Student Conduct, Discipline and Due Process – Safe School Zone

Approved 03-19-2012

JICDAA

Employee-Student Relations

Approved 09-2009

JICDD

Student Discipline Out-of-School Actions

Approved 07-05-2005

JICE

Student Publications

Approved 07-05-2005

JICEA

Student Productions

Approved 07-05-2005

JICF

Gang Activity

Approved 07-05-2005

JICFA

Hazing

Approved 07-05-2005

JICG

Tobacco Products Ban: Use and Possession In and On School Facilities and Grounds

Approved 03-03-2015

JICH

Drug and Alcohol Use by Students

Approved 11-04-2014

JICHA

Breathalyzer at Student Social Events

-

JICI

Weapons on School Property

Approved 12-19-2013

JICJ

Unauthorized Communication Devices

Approved 07-05-2005

JICK

Pupil Safety and Violence Prevention

Approved 08-07-2007

JICM

Bring Your Own Device/Technology

-

JIE

Pregnant Students

Approved 07-05-2005

JIH

Student Searches and Their Property

Approved 07-05-2005

JIHB

Searches of Student Automobiles on School Property

-

JIHC

Use of Metal Detectors

Approved 07-05-2005

JIHD

Student Interviews and Interrogations

-

JIJ

Student Protests, Demonstrations and Strikes

-

JJA

Student Activities, Organizations

-

JJC

Student Productions

-

JJE

Student Fund-Raising Activities

Approved 07-05-2005

JJF

Student Activities Fund Management

Approved 07-05-2005

JJG

Non-School Sponsored Contests for Students

Approved 07-05-2005

JJIB

Interscholastic Athletics

Approved 07-05-2005

JJIC

Eligibility for School Athletics

-

JJIF

Guidelines for Proper Sportsmanship

-

JKA

Corporal Punishment

Approved 07-05-2005

JKAA

Use of Restraints and Seclusion

Approved 02-21-2017

JKB

Detention of Students

Approved 07-05-2005

JLA

Student Insurance Programs

Approved 07-05-2005

JLC

School Health Services

Approved 07-05-2005

JLCA

Physical Examinations of Students

Approved 07-05-2005

JLCB

Immunizations of Students

Approved 07-05-2005

JLCC

Communicable Diseases

Approved 02-2007

JLCCA

HIV/AIDS

Approved 07-05-2005

JLCD

Administering Medication to Students

Approved 03-19-2012

JLCE

First Aid and Emergency Medical Care

Approved 04-07-2015

JLCEA

Use of Automated External Defibrillator(s)

Approved 07-05-2005

JLCF

Wellness

-

JLCG

Exclusion of Students from School for Illness

-

JLCH

Do Not Resuscitate Orders

-

JLCI

Concussions and Head Injuries

-

JLCK

Special Physical Health Needs of Students

-

JLD

School Guidance and Counseling Program

-

JLDBA

Behavior Management & Intervention

Approved 05-2014

JLF

Reporting Child Abuse or Neglect

Approved 07-05-2005

JLI

Safety Program (Also EB)

-

JLIA

Supervision of Students

Approved 07-05-2005

JLIE

Student Automobile Use

Approved 07-05-2005

JLIF

Receipt and Use of Sex Offender Registry Information

-

JM

Student Awards

Approved 07-05-2005

JQ

Student Fees, Fines, and Charges

Approved 07-05-2005

JRA

Student Records and Access (FERPA)

Approved 06-03-2008

JRB/GBEAA

Confidential Student Information

-

JRC

Release of Student Information

-

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SECTION K: SCHOOL-COMMUNITY-HOME RELATIONS

KA

School Community and Home Relations

 

KB

Title I Parent Involvement in Education

Approved 03-2004

KCB

Community Involvement in Decision-Making

Approved 03-2004

KCD

Public Gifts/Donations

 

KD

School District Social Media Websites

 

KDA

Public Information Program

Approved 03-2004

KDC

Website Publishing Policy

Approved 02-2005

KDCA

Use of Students in Public Information Program

Approved 03-2004

KE

Public Complaints

Approved 03-2004

KEB

Public Complaints about School Personnel, Employees, Students or Administration

Approved 03-2004

KEC

Reconsideration of Instructional Materials

Approved 06-19-2012

KED

Facilities or Services – Grievance Procedure (Section 504)

Approved 03-2004

KF

Use of School Buildings and Facilities

Approved 03-07-2017

KFA

Public Conduct on School Property/Assaults

Approved 03-2004

KFAA

Public Conduct on School Property – Athletic Events

 

KFD

Use   and Location of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)

 

KH

Public Solicitations in Schools

 

KHA

Public Solicitations in Schools (Also, GBEBC)

Approved 03-2004

KHB

Advertising in the Schools

Approved 03-2004

KI

Visitors to the Schools

Approved 03-2004

KL

Legislative Representative

 

KLG

Relations with Police Authorities

Approved 03-2004

KLMB

Automated External Defibrillator(s); (Also GBGBA, JLCE)

Approved 03-2004

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SECTION L: EDUCATION AGENCY RELATIONS

LA

Inter-organizational Relations

Approved 02-2004

LC

Relations with Education Research Agencies

Approved 03-2004

LDA

Student Teaching and Internships

Approved 03-2004

LEB

Advanced Course Work/Advanced Placement Courses

Approved 05-2014

LK

Legislative Representation

Approved 03-2004

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18

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