2016 Alaska Statutes
Title 14 - EDUCATION, LIBRARIES, AND MUSEUMS
Chapter 14.18 - PROHIBITION AGAINST DISCRIMINATION BASED ON SEX OR RACE IN PUBLIC EDUCATION
Sec. 14.18.060 Discrimination in textbooks and instructional materials prohibited.

AK Stat § 14.18.060 (2016) What's This?

(a) School boards shall have textbooks and instructional materials reviewed for evidence of sex bias in accordance with AS 14.08.111(9) and AS 14.14.090 (7). School boards shall use educationally sound, unbiased texts and other instructional materials as they become available. Nothing in this section prohibits use of literary works.

(b) The board shall establish by regulation standards for nondiscriminatory textbooks and educational materials. Each school board shall provide training for all its certificated personnel on a schedule adopted by the governing body of a school district in the identification and recognition of sex-biased materials.

(c) The Board of Regents shall establish and implement a policy under AS 14.40.170 (b) for the guidance of officers and employees of the university on the selection of nondiscriminatory textbooks and educational materials.

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