Policy Information
Series 8000-8505 - 8000-8505

Policy # 8350R.3



1)     Only emergency copies may be made to replace lost or damaged purchased copies to be used at a performance  when  a  purchased  replacement  would  not  arrive  on  time.  This  may  be  done provided a replacement copy is purchased in due course.


2)      Sheet music may not be copied unless the music is on order and has not yet been received by the teacher. Any copies must be destroyed once the purchased materials are received.


3)     Printed  copies  which  have  been  purchased  may  be  edited  or  simplified  provided  that  the fundamental character of the work is not changed or altered.


4)       A  single  copy  of  recordings  of  performances  by  students  may  be  made  for  evaluation  or rehearsal purposes. This may be retained by the institution or teacher.

5)      A single copy of a sound recording (tape, disc or cassette) or copyrighted music may be made from sound recordings owned by an educational institution or individual teacher for the purpose

of  constructing  aural  exercises  or  examinations   and  may  be  retained  by  the  educational

institution or teacher.


Not Allowed


A teacher or other staff member may not:


1)     Copy to create or replace or substitute for anthologies, compilations or collective works.


2)      Copy  works  or from  works  intended  to  be "consumable"  in the course  of  study  or  of teaching  such  as  workbooks,  exercises,  standardized  test  answer  sheets  and  similar material.


3)      Copy for the purpose of performance.


4)      Copy for the purpose of substituting for the purchase of music.


5)      Copy without the inclusion of the copyright notice which appears on the printed copy.


Adoption Date: 9/1/2012
8000-8505 - 8000-8505