Policy Information
Series 8000 - INSTRUCTION
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
Purposes of Instructional Materials
Policy # 8310

 

The purpose of instructional materials shall be to implement, enrich, and support the educational program of the school.

 

Instructional materials should contribute to the development of positive social and intellectual values of the students.

 

The Board of Education shall provide the faculty and students in the District with such instructional materials as are educationally needed and financially feasible to make the instructional program meaningful to students of all levels of ability. In addition, the Board will ensure that all instructional materials will be made available in a usable alternative format for each student with a disability at the same time as such instructional materials are available to non-disabled students. The alternative format must meet the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS) defined in federal law.

Policy References:
20 United States Code (USC) Section 1474(e)(3)(B)
Education Law Section 701 et seq.
8 New York Code of Rules and Regulations (NYCRR) Parts 155 and 200.2

Adoption Date: 12/20/2011
8000 - INSTRUCTION