Barre Town Supervisory
District Policy Manual
TITLE: Press Releases,
Conferences and Interviews CODE: KDDA
- It is the policy of the Board to have
news releases prepared about internal matters of the school(s), and to
disseminate such releases to all news media in the area.
- The superintendent of schools or a
delegated assistant or assistants will be responsible for clearance of
all news releases that originate in the schools.
- Public information that is not personal
or confidential should be made available to all news media upon their
request. In order to establish and maintain a cooperative atmosphere in
our public relations program, close ties should be kept with person
representing the various news media.
- Each school administrator is encouraged
to release routine news items and information of a positive nature
concerning events, personnel, students, and programs in the schools.
- Routine news conferences and interviews
concerning school events, personnel, students and programs may be
conducted by the press with the approval of the principal or designee.
Affected personnel will be consulted before permission for such
activities in classrooms is granted.
Date warned: 9/21/05
1st Reading: 9/21/05
Date adopted: 10/5/05