SSL Certificate
St. Francis Area Schools
A PreK-12 public school district serving the communities of Athens Township, Andover, Bethel, East Bethel, Linwood Township, Nowthen, Oak Grove, St. Francis and Stanford Township

304  Instructional Curriculum

I.  PURPOSE
 
The purpose of this policy is to provide for the development of course offerings for students.
 
II.  GENERAL STATEMENT OF POLICY
 
A.  The basic instructional program shall include all content and processes required for each grade level by the Minnesota Department of Education.  The instructional approach will be nonsexist and multicultural.
 
B.  The School Board, at its discretion, may offer additional educational opportunities in the instructional program at any grade level.
 
C.  Each instructional program shall be planned for optimal benefit taking into consideration the financial condition of the school district and other relevant factors.  Each program plan should contain goals and objectives, materials, minimum student competency levels, and methods for student evaluation.
 
D.  The superintendent shall have discretionary authority to develop guidelines and directives to implement School Board policy relating to instructional curriculum.
 
Legal References:            

Minn. Stat. § 120A.22 (Compulsory Instruction)
Minn. Stat. § 120B.021 (Required Academic Standards)
Minn. Stat. § 120B.022 (Elective Standards)
 
Adopted:  April 27, 2009                                           

School Board
Independent School District No. 15
St. Francis, Minnesota
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