Primary instructional materials must be approved by the Littleton Public Schools Board of Education. The K-12 Multiple Copy Literature List identifies fiction and non-fiction books that support the approved learner objectives. These books may be used as primary instructional materials and require Board approval.
- The following information outlines the LPS K-12 Multiple Copy Literature List approval process: The district Approval Request for New Titles form must be completed by a district staff member. The request must describe the alignment between the recommended title and the approved LPS curriculum. The request must address any issues that might reasonably be considered controversial. A copy of the book must accompany the request, with potentially controversial areas marked for review. The form must specify the minimum grade level for which the book is being recommended.
- At least three (3) staff members must read the book and sign the request form.
- A building administrator must review and sign the completed district Approval Request for New Titles form.
- The completed district Approval Request for New Titles is submitted to the learning services office for processing.
- The learning services office reviews the form to verify that it is complete.
- The learning services office forwards the form, and copies of the book to the District Materials Approval Committee.
- The District Materials Approval Committee may accept, reject, or revise the approval request.
- The learning services office presents to the Board of Education books recommended for approval by the District Materials Approval Committee.
- The Board of Education takes action on the approval request. The Board may accept, reject, or revise the approval request.
- The learning services office communicates the decision of the Board to the appropriate district council and posts approved titles on the district Multiple Copy Literature list.