• Formal Objection to Instructional Materials

    Per School Board Policy 4.30 (II), parents of students and/or residents of Sarasota County may object to the use of a specific instructional material or materials made available in a school library or media center.

    If you would like to initiate the formal objection process, please review and complete steps 1-3 below:

    1. Click here to read School Board Policy 4.30 (II)
    2. Click here to print and complete the “Patron Objection to Instructional Materials” form
    3. Lastly, email the completed form to contentreconsideration@sarasotacountyschools.net


    • Read SB 4.30 (II) in its entirety

    • The “Patron Objection to Instructional Materials” form must be completed in its entirety.
      • Incomplete forms will not be accepted
      • You may attach additional pages or notes should you not have enough room

    • Any materials received in a format other than the completed “Patron Objection to Instructional Materials”, and any accompanying documentation, will not be considered complete and will not be accepted.

    • Once the formal objection has been received and meets the guidelines above, complainants will be contacted by the Instructional Materials Department to discuss the next steps