Kent City Community Schools
Administrative Guidelines
 

9120A - PUBLIC RELATIONS OBJECTIVES

The purpose of the school-community relations program is to establish and maintain in the public mind both respect for the school system and confidence that it is providing the best possible education for the District's students in terms of intellectual, emotional, moral, social, and physical development.

To this end, parents and other District residents are to be kept informed regarding Federal/State regulations and District policies and guidelines.

The Superintendent shall be responsible for the District's public relations program which shall be designed to accomplish the following objectives to:

 

A.

explain in an understandable, noncondescending manner, the programs, achievements, and needs of the schools to:

   
 

1.

parents,

   
 

2.

local officials,

   
 

3.

community leaders,

   
 

4.

local business and industry,

   
 

5.

community organizations,

   
 

6.

special interest groups,

   
 

7.

the community as a whole,

   
 

8.

State and Federal agencies.

     
 

B.

obtain reliable, useful information regarding:

   
 

1.

what residents expect from their schools;

   
 

2.

what residents think their schools are accomplishing;

   
 

3.

what residents would like to know about their schools;

   
 

4.

what residents would like their schools to be doing differently.

   
 

C.

anticipate potential problems caused by misunderstanding or lack of information and take measures to eliminate them before they happen.

   
 

D.

operate meetings in accordance with law and as speedily and efficiently as circumstances permit.

© Neola 2003