Alaska Statutes.
Title 14. Education, Libraries, and Museums
Chapter 18. Prohibition Against Discrimination Based On Sex or Race in Public Education
Section 60. Discrimination in Textbooks and Instructional Materials Prohibited.
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AS 14.18.060. Discrimination in Textbooks and Instructional Materials Prohibited.

(a) School boards shall have textbooks and instructional materials reviewed for evidence of sex bias in accordance with AS 14.08.111 (9) and AS 14.14.090 (7). School boards shall use educationally sound, unbiased texts and other instructional materials as they become available. Nothing in this section prohibits use of literary works.

(b) The board shall establish by regulation standards for nondiscriminatory textbooks and educational materials. Each school board shall provide training for all its certificated personnel in the identification and recognition of sex-biased materials.

(c) The Board of Regents shall establish and implement a policy under AS 14.40.170 (b) for the guidance of officers and employees of the university on the selection of nondiscriminatory textbooks and educational materials.

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