State Board Policy

DESCRIPTOR TERM: Paperwork Reduction
CODE: 5700
ADOPTION DATE: October 21, 1988

The number of written reports that classroom teachers are required to prepare shall be limited to those directly related to the instructional program of the state and district and only essential elements shall be included. Further, the State Department of Education (SDE) shall provide an example of each report required of a district within a logical time frame and shall reduce the number of regularly required reports. The SDE shall continue to work with the Legislature to provide computer capability for school districts and for the SDE itself to be able to manage instruction and fiscal operations by electronic means.

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