Policy # R 4.1: Use of School Facilities

Policy # R 4.1: Use of School Facilities
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Policy Title: Use of School Facilities
Policy Level: R 4.1
Date Approved: Policy Adopted: 6-28-1971; Amended: 5-8-79; Reviewed: 5-8-85; Amended: 9-22-94; Reviewed: 6-24-99; Amended: 9-11-03

It is the policy of I.S.D. 834 that the I.S.D. 834 Board of Education encourages the public use of school facilities and grounds. District functions have initial scheduling priority. Authorization given for use of school facilities shall not be considered an endorsement or approval of the activity, group or organization nor the purposes they may represent. General procedures and regulations regarding the community use of school facilities shall be developed and administered by the Community Education Department.

Legal References:
M.S. 123B.51

Rationale: I.S.D. 834 subscribes to the principle that the public schools are owned and operated by and for its patrons and that the schools are an integral part of the community.