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Policies » Section K: School/Community - Home Relations » KHB: Advertising In Schools

Policy Date: 04/01/2003

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Neither the facilities, the name, the staff, nor the children of the schools, school system, nor any
part thereof shall be employed in any manner for advertising or otherwise promoting the
interests of any commercial or other non-school agency or organization except that:
1. The schools may cooperate in furthering the work of any non-profit, community-wide social
service agency, provided that such cooperation does not restrict or impair the educational
program of the schools.
2. The schools may use films or other educational materials bearing only simple mention of the
producing or sponsoring firm.
3. The schools may participate in radio or television programs under acceptable commercial
sponsorship when such participation is supplementary or beneficial to the program of the
4. The Superintendent or his/her designee may, at his/her discretion, announce or authorize
any lecture or other community activity of particular educational merit.
5. The schools may, upon approval of the Superintendent or designee, cooperate with any
governmental agency in promoting activities in the general public interest which are
non-partisan and non-controversial and which promotes the education or other best interests
of the pupils.
6. School publications may accept and publish paid advertising under established procedures.

Promotional literature will not be distributed through the schools except for recognized
educational and youth-oriented organizations.

Adopted: January 19, 1982
Revised: February 3, 1987
Revised: June 6, 1990
Adopted: April 1, 2003