Controversial issues are defined as those problems, subjects or questions about which there are significant differences of opinion and discussion of which generally create strong feelings among people.  Although there may be disagreement over what the facts are and what they mean, subjects usually become controversial issues because of differences in interpretation or the values people use in applying the facts. Controversial materials are defined as learning resources which are not part of the district’s approved learning resources and which are subject to disagreement as to appropriateness because they refer or relate to a controversial issue or present material in …

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  • Last Adopted: December 11, 2014

Cross References:

  • IJ, Instructional Resources and Materials
  • KEC, Public Concerns/Complaints about Instructional Resources
  • KEF*, Public Concerns/Complaints about Teaching Methods, Activities or Presentations
Policy Section: I - Curriculum

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