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[SchoolBoard:13616] Question on Book

From : Katy Woods <woodsk@monroe.wednet.edu> Subject : [SchoolBoard:13616] Question on Book To : Debra & Gary Kolrud <gdkolrud@comcast.net>
Dear Mrs. Kolrud,

Wed, Mar 12, 2014 09:53 PM

Thank you for your patience as I investigated your question. I am told it is not very likely, but if this book was in a classroom there is a process in place for families or the community to express their concern. For your reference that process is included in Procedure 4220. Thank you again for your patience. On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 11:23 AM, Debra & Gary Kolrud <gdkolrud@comcast.net> wrote: > > Hello Katy, > Again, thank you for your prompt response. While you've shared the book > "It's perfectly normal" is not part of the health curriculum nor was it > approved for instruction, could this book be used in MSD classrooms > regardless since the MEA contract (page 14) under "Academic Freedom" section > B (3) gives authority to teachers to select material used for instruction? > Debra Kolrud > > > ________________________________ > From: "Katy Woods" <woodsk@monroe.wednet.edu> > To: "Debra Kolrud" <gdkolrud@comcast.net> > Cc: "SchoolBoard" <SchoolBoard@monroe.wednet.edu> > Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 2:28:05 PM > > Subject: Re: [SchoolBoard:13616] Question on Book > > Dear Mrs. Kolrud, > > Thank you for your question about the book "It's Perfectly Normal". > The book is not part of our health curriculum nor was it approved for > instruction in the past. I am told that in the mid 1990s a concern was > raised from the community about the book being part of a middle school > library collection. A survey of the current collection shows no copies > remain in any of the school libraries. > > Thanks again for your question, > Katy Woods > School Board President > > On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 8:08 PM, Debra Kolrud <gdkolrud@comcast.net> wrote: >> Hello Directors, >> Questions are being asked on Facebook if the Monroe School District has >> approved the curriculum book called "It's perfectly normal", written by >> Robie Harris. I know back in the late 1990's the book was approved for >> either sex education or HIV education, please let me know if this book is >> still part of the sex education or HIV/Aids curriculum. If indeed this >> book is still approved curriculum or used by teachers in the MSD, which >> edition is being currently using, and please share the grade levels the book >> is used. >> Thank you >> Debra Kolrud >

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