7320 – Curriculum Research

The Board of Education authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to plan and conduct research to provide information for the management of the school district.  This research may take on a variety of forms such as population projections, examination of research documents, opinion poll surveys, or any other procedure that may be deemed necessary.

In carrying out this policy, the Superintendent shall observe, but not be limited to, the following objectives:

  1. To induce change in the curriculum and learning techniques under conditions which can be well documented.
  2. To encourage and coordinate creative efforts so that duplication, conflict, and waste of time may be avoided.
  3. To facilitate the teacher learning process and develop greater effec­tiveness of teaching.
  4. To create a climate for professional growth of teachers and their application of creative problem solving techniques.
  5. To establish criteria for change in educational practices through research, innovation development, and application of sound education­al principles. 

Policy Adopted 3-5-84
Policy Reviewed; 7-10-03

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