San Carlos ESD | BP 1112 Community Relations
The Governing Board respects the public's right to information and recognizes that the media significantly influence the community's understanding of school programs. In order to develop and maintain positive media relations, the Board and the Superintendent desire to reasonably accommodate media requests for information and to provide accurate, reliable and timely information.
Media representatives shall be treated like all guests and visitors, and in accordance with board policies and state law.
Interviewing and Photographing Students
Interviews of students may not create substantial disorder or impinge on the rights of others. Therefore, in order to minimize possible disruption, media representatives who wish to interview students at school will make prior arrangements with the principal. At their discretion, parents/guardians may instruct their children not to communicate with media representatives.
When interviewing or photographing a special education student, he/she shall not be identified as a special education student without prior, written parent/guardian permission.
35144 Special meetings
35145 Public meetings
35160 Authority of governing boards
35172 Promotional activities
1070 Refusal to disclose news source
Lopez v. Tulare Joint Union High School District, (1995) 34 Cal.App.4th 1302
ATTORNEY GENERAL OPINIONS
95 Ops.Cal.Atty.Gen. 509 (1996)
911: A Manual for Schools and the Media During a Campus Crisis, 2001
Policy SAN CARLOS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: December 12, 2013 San Carlos, California