EDUCATE, DON’T ADVOCATE
Generally, the governing board of a school district is empowered to provide voters relevant facts and to aid them in reaching an informed decision when voting on a political issue. A school district may not expend funds or resources to promote for one side or the other on a political position. However, the line between education and advocacy is often murky, and often the questions that arise are highly fact specific. This guide will help district employees to properly navigate political campaign issues safely and effectively.