ST. LOUIS BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULATION
COMMUNICATION WITH THE PUBLIC
Media of Communication
There shall be an office of public information created to deliver and execute a broad program of effective dissemination of information. It shall maintain an effective relationship with citizens, parents, employees, students, and other educational and professional agencies.
The office of public information shall encourage and coordinate contacts
with the news media representatives. The office shall also respond to
inquiries by the media and shall annually submit to the media a report
on its educational programs and services.
The office of public information shall issue all news releases to the media. Copies of releases will be sent to those involved. Personnel wishing news coverage by the media should send the information to the office of public information for release.
The office of public information will also give notice according to state law of meetings scheduled by the Board of Education, answer questions from media representatives, and provide guidance and clarification for the media during board meetings.
Furthermore, the office of public information will produce a newsletter on a regular basis which will be distributed to the district employees and all parents of students.
Legal: Missouri School Improvement Standard 13.5
Regulation approved: June 26, 1990
Revised: September 8, 1998
Revised: February 9, 1999