School Board Policy 904 Addendum B - Guidelines for Classroom Use of Political Candidates and Political Speakers

Adopted: november 19, 1973
REVISED: october 24, 1994
revised: october 9, 1995
revised: september 9, 2002
revised: december 13, 2010
revised: may 8, 2017
Revised: March 4, 2024

A teacher may invite a political candidate or other political speaker for a presentation to students providing equal time is also available for a presentation from other political party candidates or speakers. Prior to the presentation the teacher shall secure building principal or administrator approval for the speaker and, per Policy 904, for any materials that will be distributed.

An approved political candidate or political speaker may distribute, or have school staff distribute, literature in the classroom that identifies his or her position on issues.