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11.20.P.1 Distribution / Posting of Promotional Materials
Non-school Promotional Materials

Non-school promotional material is not under the control of the school and is on or in a variety of mediums.  Without exhaustion this may include but is not limited to pictures, flyers, items with a visual or printed message, electronic representations, and other visual and auditory representations. 
Non-school promotional material soliciting for or promoting participation in commercial offerings or politics will not be allowed on school property during school sessions or through the district’s e-flyer website, mobile app or parent e-flyer emails.  Exempted from the category of commercial offerings are approved partnerships, equipment, naming conventions and legal advertisement that provide financial benefit to the educational program as determined by the Board.

Nonprofit organizations providing enrichment, instruction and practice for school age students in the areas of instruction listed below shall be permitted limited display or posting of promotional material within the guidelines indicated.  Authorization shall be premised upon a completed submission and confirming material referencing the instruction/activity that the organization will:
  • Agree that any charges for the instruction/activities will be based on and not exceed the cost of providing the instruction/activities;
  • Not use fighting words, obscenities, defamatory speech or encourage disruption of the educational environment;
  • Not provide representations or visuals that are inappropriate as described in The Children's Internet Protection Act;
  • Label all material with the name of the organization;
  • Display the name, address and telephone number of the local representative for the organization prominently on the promotional material; and
  • Have an authorized representative of the organization complete the application.

District personnel shall not use the viewpoint expressed in the literature as justification for disallowing the authorization.
Areas of instruction and practice for which promotional material is permitted to be displayed/posted:
  • Language arts
  • Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Music
  • Visual Arts
  • Health
  • Physical Education
  • Foreign or Native American Language (includes modern and classical)
  • Career and Technical (vocational) Education

Manner of Displaying/Posting

The preferred manner of communication shall be through digital upload and posting on an e-flyer website, mobile app, and parent e-flyer emails. Display/posting or stacking of physical non-school promotional materials may be considered on a case-by-case basis by request to the Communications and Public Relations Office.
School, District and Parent Organization Materials
  • Materials that are passed out in class and sent home with students are those that originate from the Dysart Unified School District or are directly related to the district such as Community Education programs, Parent Organization Groups or Dysart Education Foundation.
  • All non-district flyers require approval from the Communications and Public Relations Department.
Non-school Promotional Materials
  • Flyers from non-profit, youth-centered organizations are available to students and parents on an e-flyer website, mobile app, and parent e-flyer emails, and may be available for viewing at a designated location in the front office of each school, on a case-by-case basis.
    • Flyers must contain the disclaimer, “This is not a school-sponsored event.”
    • Groups that do not hold current non-profit status from the IRS (501(c)(3) or other) or are not youth-centered shall not be distributed or made available on campus.
    • If approved to provide hard copy materials, groups are asked to provide no more than 100 flyers to each school. The requesting organization must produce the flyers, and distribute to the schools, as approved.
    • For more information or to have a flyer approved contact, (623) 876-7195.
Material Approval

To submit materials for approval, visit and register as an organization. For questions, email [email protected] or call 623.876.7195.