ST. LOUIS BOARD OF EDUCATION POLICY
The Board of Education recognizes that the successful implementation and maintenance of the district's K-12 music curriculum depends on the availability of sufficient and suitable musical instruments.
Therefore, the board will equip, without cost to students, these programs: choral music, K-12; marching bands, grades 9-12; jazz bands, grades 9-12; concert bands, grades 4-12; orchestras (strings), grades 3-12; and the Kodaly-Orff general music program, K-8.
The board further recognizes its responsibility to keep musical instruments and equipment in good repair and to replace the stock, as needed, to maintain the program.
Policy Adopted: June 26, 1990
Revised: December 07, 1999
ST. LOUIS BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULATION
Within the overall policies of the Board of Education, the music facilitators of the division of teaching/learning support shall:
1. Determine standard instrumentation for the K-12 music programs;
Additionally, the musical instrument repair shop will be staffed by qualified technicians who will be responsible for the maintenance of all musical instruments.
Revised: December 07, 199