Policy 6161.1 Learning Resources for Classroom Use

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POLICY 6161.1 


The Board of School Trustees acknowledges the authority of the Ministry to prescribe courses of study and textbooks and acknowledges that no Board-approved course nor textbook may replace Ministry prescriptions unless approval for the replacement has been granted by the Lieutenant-Governor-in-Council.  Nevertheless, the Board recognizes its authority to develop, approve, and implement locally-developed courses and their supporting instructional materials, to develop units and instructional activities to implement and supplement Ministry prescribed courses, and to approve instructional materials to supplement Ministry prescribed texts.

Furthermore, the Board encourages and utilization of appropriate materials and resource personnel from community agencies.

Greater Victoria School District

Adopted:       June 18, 1979

Revised:         May 12, 1980


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