2020-21 CAEA Contract – XIII

ARTICLE XIII – ACADEMIC FREEDOM

A. The parties seek to educate young people in the democratic tradition to foster recognition of individual freedom and social responsibility, to inspire meaningful awareness of and respect for the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, and to instill appreciation of the values of individual personality consistent with the general welfare of the school district and the community.

B. Freedom of individual conscience, association and expression will be encouraged and fairness in procedures will be observed, both to safeguard the legitimate interests of the schools and to exhibit, by appropriate examples, the basic objectives of a democratic society.