ERIC Number: ED192769
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Selection of Instructional Materials. A Model Policy and Rules.
Bartlett, Larry D.; And Others
This model prepared by the State of Iowa Department of Public Instruction is intended to provide assistance to schools in developing their own policy and procedures for the selection of library media and text materials. A brief model statement of policy is followed by a model statement of rules which includes (1) responsibility for selection of materials, (2) criteria for selection of materials, (3) procedures for selection, and (4) procedures for handling complaints. Forms for reconsideration, instructions from the board to the reconsideration committee, flow charts of the reconsideration process, and a simulation designed to help people understand the process are also provided. A list of sources is given which includes both publications and associations concerned with intellectual freedom. (CHC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines.
Note: For related document, see ED 116 691. Best copy available.