IJ-Instructional Resources and Materials

IJ-Instructional Resources and Materials


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 form the department of learning services in consultation with the administration, teachers and students. Final decision on purchases shall rest with the superintendent 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: February 8, 1984
Revised: June 25, 1986
Revised: June 8, 1994
Revised: May 10, 2006
Revised: October 28, 2015

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 Issues and Use of Controversial Materials KEC, Public Concerns/Complaints about Instructional Resources