ERIC Number: ED078558
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-May
Reference Count: 0
School Board Policies on Academic Freedom. Educational Policy Development Kit.
National School Boards Association, Waterford, CT. Educational Policies Service.
This report provides board policy samples and other policy resources on academic freedom. The intent in providing policy samples is to encourage thinking in policy terms and to provide working papers that can be edited, modified, or adapted to meet local requirements. Topics covered in the samples include (1) textbook/supplementary materials selection and adoption, (2) use of resource speakers, (3) library services, (4) study of controversial issues, and (5) handling of complaints about instructional materials. (Author/JF)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Board of Education Policy, Censorship, Freedom of Speech, Guidelines, Policy Formation, Teaching Conditions
National School Boards Association, State National Bank Plaza, Evanston, Illinois 60201 (Kit #73-20, 1-3 kits $2.00, Quantity Discounts)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National School Boards Association, Waterford, CT. Educational Policies Service.