3532.1 - Liability Insurance

Policy 3532.1

Business/Non-Instructional Operations

Liability Insurance


The school system shall maintain appropriate limits of liability insurance to protect it, its Board, its employees, students and their parents against possible catastrophic financial loss occasioned by court action brought outside the area of governmental immunity of the school system.

The school system shall indemnify and hold harmless any member(s) of the Board of Education against whom any action is instituted or any judgment of money damages is obtained for the acts of such member(s) other than those of a reckless nature or which constitute gross negligence.

Legal Reference:    Connecticut General Statutes
    10-235 Indemnification of teachers, board members and employees in damage suits; expenses of litigation.

    10-236 Liability insurance.

    10-236a Indemnification of educational personnel assaulted in the line of duty.

    52-557 Injury to children being transported to school.


Policy adopted:    July 21, 2016    
NEWTOWN PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Newtown, Connecticut