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BP 1312.2 Complaints Concerning Instructional Material

KPBSD Policy Manual

BP 1312.2

Community Relations
PUBLIC COMPLAINTS CONCERNING INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The School Board is aware that certain adopted materials may not be acceptable to all students, their parents/guardians, or other district residents.

(cf.6161.1 - Selection and Evaluation of Instructional Materials)
(cf.6161.11 - Supplementary Instructional Materials)

The Board shall establish an instructional materials review procedures which will permit proper consideration of any complaints against the use of any instructional materials, including textbooks, supplementary textbooks, library books, and other instructional materials and equipment. The established procedures will utilize district and site staff, parents, Board members, community members as appropriate. These procedures are described in district regulations.

(cf.1312.3 - Public Complaint Concerning Discrimination)

In cases where instructional material is removed or access to material is restricted through this policy and procedure, the decision to remove or restrict the material will be based on educational suitability and will not be influenced by a desire to suppress information or deny students access to ideas with which the Board or staff disagrees.

(cf.6144 - Controversial Issues)


KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Adoption Date: 6/4/01