GKC(LOCAL) - COMMUNITY RELATIONS: VISITORS TO THE SCHOOLS

Prominent notices shall be posted at each campus requiring all visitors to first report to the campus administrative office. This shall apply to parents, Board members, volunteers, social service workers, invited speakers, maintenance and repair persons not employed by the District, vendors, representatives of the news media, former students, and any other visitors.

Visits to individual classrooms during instructional time shall be permitted only with the principal's and teacher's approval, and such visits shall not be permitted if their duration or frequency interferes with the delivery of instruction or disrupts the normal school environment.

Registered sex offenders on district premises

The Superintendent, working with campus administrators, shall develop and implement procedures regarding campus visitors who are identified as sex offenders. These procedures shall address:

Parental rights;

Escort by District personnel;

Access to common areas of the campus;

Access to classrooms;

Drop off and release of students;

Eligibility to serve as volunteers; and

Any other relevant issues.

Houston ISD

GKC(LOCAL)-A

UPDATE 81

DATE ISSUED: 9/28/2007