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AP 1 – 07: Public Solicitations in the Schools

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Last Amended: 2011 February 10
Last Reviewed: 2019 November 25


PURPOSE

To ensure that public access to schools or Chinook’s Edge digital media is for the purpose of enhancing the students’ education and the school culture. The Division acknowledges its responsibility to parents and to the schools to ensure that students and staff are not subjected as a captive audience to canvassing of a commercial, political or religious nature, in school or online.


SCOPE

This procedure applies to all staff in the Division.


DEFINITIONS PROCEDURES

  1. No person shall be admitted to the school to promote the sale of goods and services without the approval of the Principal or Superintendent.
  2. Requests by religious groups to make presentations are to be decided by individual Principals. Student involvement in such presentations should be voluntary.
  3. The Principal may approve the attendance at school of a representative of a political party where the educational program of the school would be enhanced. The Principal shall try to ensure that all individual representatives shall have similar opportunities.
  4. Names and addresses of students, teachers and staff members shall not be released or furnished to unauthorized persons.


REFERENCE AND LINKS

Education Act
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act FOIP


HISTORY

Revised: 2011 Feb 10
Reviewed: 2017 Oct 30
Reviewed: 2018 July 03
Reviewed: 2019 Nov 25