The board shall cooperate fully with all responsible news media representatives in order that the public may be more fully informed about the operations of its schools.

News Releases

Routine news and information concerning school events and programs may be released to the press by or with the approval of the administrator of the school or program concerned.  All other news releases prepared for public distribution under the auspices of the district by employees or students of the district must have the approval of the superintendent prior to release.  Exceptions shall be writings of athletic events, recreation or community education activities, and school social events that relate only to a particular school.

News Conferences and Interviews

All news conferences and interviews will be scheduled in such a manner that they do not disrupt the regular learning activities of the schools.

LEGAL REF: MCL, 380.1261

Adopted:   7/1/93