All Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) employees are required to abide by all federal, state and local government laws. MNPS employees must also maintain the highest level of honesty, integrity, and impartiality in their conduct as it relates to ethics, conflicts of interests and the acceptance of gifts. This ensures that all actions of, and work performed by, MNPS employees are transparent and ensures any actual or perceived misconduct or conflict of interest will be avoided. Although certain behavior may not break any particular law or may not be in violation of any strict interpretation of the law, certain behavior is not acceptable by MNPS.