8330 Objection to Instructional Materials

Adoption Date: 7/13/2005
8000 - Instruction

 

Instructional Materials
8330 Objection to Instructional Materials

 

SUBJECT:     OBJECTION TO INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

 

 

 

Any criticism of instructional materials that are in the schools should be submitted in writing to the Superintendent. The Board of Education will be informed. A committee, including the librarian and Building Principal, will be designated by the Superintendent to investigate and judge the challenged material according to the principles and qualitative standards stated in Policy #8320 -- Selection of Library and Audiovisual Materials.

 

 

Curriculum Areas In Conflict With Religious Beliefs

 

 

In accordance with applicable law and regulation, a student may be excused from the study of specific materials relating to health and hygiene if these materials are in conflict with the religion of his/her parents/guardians. Alternatives may be provided that are of comparable instructional value. 

 

 

Education Law Section 3204(5)

 

8 New York Code of Rules and Regulations (NYCRR)

 

 Section 135.3

 

 

 

Adopted: 7/13/05

 

 

 

 

 

 

Policy References:
Refer also to Policies 
#8320 -- Selection of Library and Audiovisual Materials
#8360 -- Religious Expression in the Instructional Program

 

Policy Cross References:
 » 8320 - Selection of Library and Audiovisual Materials
 » 8360 - Religious Expression in the Instructional Program