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3272 - Advertising in Schools

Policy: Advertising in Schools        Policy Number: 3272
Date of Original Policy: 07/10/2002 Date Revision Adopted: 11/06/2019
Reviewed by Policy Committee: 09/20/2019  Date of Next Review: 09/28/2022
Replacement of Policy Number:  

Neither the facilities, the staff, nor the students of the School District shall be employed in any manner for advertising or otherwise promoting the interest of any commercial, political , or other non school agency, individual or organization, except that:
1.    Schools may cooperate in furthering the work of any non profit, community-wide social service agency, provided that such cooperation does not restrict or impair the educational program of the schools or conflict with Section 19.6 of the Rules of the Board of Regents
2.    The schools may use media or other educational materials bearing only simple mention of the producing firm
3.    The Superintendent of Schools may, at his/her discretion, announce or authorize to be announced, any lecture or other community activity of particular educational merit
4.    The schools may, upon approval of the Superintendent of Schools, cooperate with any agency in promoting activities in the general public interest that are non-partisan and non-controversial, and that promote the education and other best interest of the students.

No materials of a commercial nature shall be distributed through the children in attendance in the Jordan-Elbridge Central Schools except as authorized by law or the commissioner’s Regulations.

However, this policy does not prevent the following types of fund raising activities allowed per Board Policy pertaining to fundraising.

The Board of Education shall ultimately decide which organizations, groups, etc. can solicit charitable donations and for what purposes, as long as the activities comply with the terms of this policy and the Rules of Board of Regents.

Regulations shall be developed by the administration to implement this policy
New York State Constitution Article 8 Section 1
8 New York Code of Rules and Regulations (NYCRR)  Section19.6

Superintendent: James R. Froio
Phone: 315.689.8500
Address: 9 N. Chappell St., PO Box 902 | Jordan, NY 13080