Policy 6600 – Instructional Resources

Textbooks will be furnished to students at School District expense.

Students may be required to purchase such supplementary materials as needed in specific areas. No student shall be deprived of supplementary materials because of inability to pay.

Students who lose, deface, damage, or destroy any book, material, or equipment shall be required to pay for such loss or damage.

The Superintendent of Schools is empowered to set rules regarding the distribution, purchase or rental of other equipment and supplies authorized for use in the educational program.


  • Wisconsin Statutes
    • Sections 118.03 [Purchase and adoption of textbooks]
    • 120.10(15) [Annual meeting power; authorize school to furnish textbooks]
    • 120.12(1) [Board duty; care and control of school district property]
    • 120.12(11) [Board duty; provision of books and supplies to indigent students]
    • 120.13 [Board power to do all things reasonable for cause of education]
    • 120.13(5) [Board power to purchase books, equipment and materials for use in schools]
    • 121.02(1)(h) [Instructional materials standard]
    • 895.035 [Parental liability for acts of minor child, including damage to school property]


  • 1410, Use of Free Materials
  • 3100, Annual Operating Budget
  • 3250, Student Fees, Fines and Charges
  • 3310, Purchasing
  • 5439, Care of School/Personal Property
  • 6110, Instructional Program Mission and Beliefs
  • 6610, Selection of Instructional Materials
  • 6620, Library Resources
  • 6633, Use of Internet System

ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS: 6620, Guidelines for Library Resources

AFFIRMED: September 24, 1991

REVISED: January 29, 2002

Rule 6600 – Guidelines for Textbooks, Supplementary Materials and Other Equipment and Supplies

  1. Copies of required printed materials shall be available to each student when these materials are necessary for regular class work or for use beyond the classroom for independent study.
  2. All printed materials shall be returned, in good condition, by the students at the end of the course.
  3. Educational material and equipment required to meet a student’s educational need may be requested by the Individual Educational Plan committee. The material or equipment must assist that student in meeting appropriate program goals.
  4. When it is no longer economically or educationally practical to maintain instructional equipment, it shall be replaced as funds become available.
  5. When practical, schedules may be planned for periodic replacement of standard instructional equipment.
  6. New instructional equipment may be added to improve current programs or to implement approved changes in the educational program.