6:220 Instructional Materials Selection and Adoption

Textbooks and instructional materials, both print and non-print, are selected based upon their quality and educational value, and must contribute to a general sense of the worth of all individuals regardless of sex, race, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, or any other differences which may exist.

The School Code governs the adoption and purchase of core textbooks and core instructional materials.

The Superintendent or designee shall recommend to the Board for consideration and adoption all textbooks and instructional materials based upon the recommendations of the curriculum committees.  The Superintendent’s or designee’s recommendation to the Board shall include the following information:

  • Recommended texts, including the title, publisher, copyright dates, number of copies desired and cost;
  • Texts being replaced, publisher and copyright dates;
  • Rationale for recommendation; and
  • Selection method.

Prior to Board approval, these materials will be on public display for a period of one month to seek input from the public.

Cross Reference: 

6:210 Instructional Materials

7:010 Equal Educational Opportunities

8:110 Public Suggestions and Complaints

Legal Reference(s):

105 ILCS 5/10-20.8 and 5/28-1 et seq.

Date Adopted: 01/26/2010