1306: Political Activity

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Materials relating to candidates for public office or holders of public office or issues, which are or may be presented on the ballot at any primary, general, or special election shall not be distributed on District property when school is in session. Informational materials relating to District bond issues, referendums, initiatives, and legislative issues may be discussed and distributed at meetings, subject to District policy, held on school property when school is not in session.

The District will provide facilities to the Douglas County and Sarpy County election offices for local, state, and national elections and on election days, materials may be distributed at District facilities in accordance with the election laws. All election laws will be observed.

Date of Adoption
April 28, 1980
Date of Revision
May 6, 2002
December 4, 2006
December 3, 2012

1306.1: Political Activity

1306.1: Political Activity holly Wed, 06/26/2019 - 14:14

Literature or other materials relating to candidates for public office or holders of public office or political or ballot issues will not be distributed to students, staff, parents, or any person by any individual or group on District property when school is in session.  All District communication systems including the District e-mail system may not be used to distribute political materials. District property includes but is not limited to buildings, stadiums and other athletic facilities, grounds, and parking lots. For purposes of this Rule and Policy, school shall be deemed to be in session beginning one hour before the start of classes through and until 30 minutes after the end of any school sponsored student activities taking place on school property.

Upon prior approval by the Superintendent or designee under District policy, informational material prepared by the District and pertaining to District responsibilities and programs may be distributed through all District communication systems including the District e-mail system, newsletters and other school publications.

School-related organizations that use school facilities shall not use school property when promoting partisan politics or individual candidates for public office or holders of public office.

Date of Adoption
April 28, 1980
Date of Revision
May 6, 2002
December 4, 2006
December 3, 2012