IJ Instructional Resources and Materials

Title

Instructional Resources and Materials

Designation

IJ

Office/Custodian

Education/Executive Director of Learning Services

As the governing body of the school district, the Board is legally responsible for the selection of instructional materials. Since the Board is a policymaking body, it delegates to the District’s professional personnel the authority for the selection of instructional and library materials in accordance with this policy.

Instructional materials for school classrooms and school libraries shall be selected by the appropriate professional personnel in consultation with the administration, teachers and students. Final decision on purchase shall rest with the Chief Education Officer or designee, subject to approval by the Board. All instructional resources and materials shall be aligned with the District’s academic standards and support the District’s educational objectives.

All textbooks, library materials and other instructional resources and materials shall be available for inspection by students’ parents/guardians.

  • Adopted: November 3, 1977
  • Revised: July 21, 1983
  • Revised: October 1, 1991
  • Revised to conform with practice: date of manual revision
  • Revised: September 2, 1999
  • Revised: May 13, 2010
  • Revised: October 27, 2011
  • Revised: July 10, 2014
  • Reviewed: August 10, 2017

LEGAL REFS:
  • C.R.S. 22-32-109 (1)(t) (Board duty to determine educational programs and prescribe textbooks)
  • C.R.S. 22-32-110 (1)(r) (Board power to exclude immoral or pernicious materials and books)
  • C.R.S. 22-54-105 (1) (budgeting for instructional supplies and materials)

CROSS REFS:
  • DB, Annual Budget, and subcodes
  • IMB, Teaching about Controversial/Sensitive Issues
  • KEC, Public Concerns/Complaints about Instructional Resources