The board has sole discretion to approve instructional materials for the school district. This authority is delegated to licensed employees to determine which instructional materials will be utilized by and purchased by the school district.
In reviewing current instructional materials for continued use and in selecting additional instructional materials, licensed employees will consider the current and future needs of the school district as well as the changes and the trends in education and society. It is the responsibility of the superintendent to report to the board the action taken by licensed employees.
Education materials given to the school district must meet the criteria established above. The gift must be received in compliance with board policy.
Date Board Adopted: 9/15/1986
Date Board Updated/Reviewed: 12/18/2017
Legal Reference: Iowa Code §§ 279.8; 280.14; 301 (2013).
281 I.A.C. 12.3(12).