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Santa Maria Joint Union HSD |  6000 |  BP  6144.1  Instruction

R Rated Or Unrated Instructional Materials Policy   

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The Board of Trustees requires teachers to follow district-approved courses of study and to use district-approved textbooks and instructional materials. The Board recognizes there are many supplemental materials available to teachers to further enrich the instructional process. The selection and use of these materials are discretionary and involve the professional judgment of the teacher and staff.

The Principal or designee may authorize the use of R-rated or unrated material as established by procedures in AR 6144.1.

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

233.5 Duty regarding instruction in morals, manners and citizenship

18111 Exclusion of books by governing board

51510 Prohibited study or supplemental materials

51511 Religious matters properly included

51550 Sex education materials

60010 Definitions

COURT DECISIONS

McCarthy v. Fletcher, (1989) 207 Cal. App. 3d 130

Policy SANTA MARIA JOINT UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: November 17, 1999 Santa Maria, California