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Flyer Approvals

The Public Information Office approves flyers from organizations that wish to send information to students and parents. Approvals are limited to nonprofit and governmental organizations that provide low-cost and free services for youth and their families. Flyers and other written materials that promote commercial, or for-profit, entities cannot be approved for distribution through students, nor should flyers contain commercial sponsorship logos.

Flyers submitted for approval should include a brief description of the program or services offered, along with contact information and the amount of any fees charged for services.

As part of the Long Beach Unified School District's efforts to protect the environment, embrace innovative technology and maintain fiscal responsibility, schools have transitioned from paper to electronic flyer delivery using Peachjar.

 

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Requesting Flyer Approval

To request flyer approval, follow the steps below. Once approved, the flyer will be emailed to all parents and posted online. Paper flyers from outside organizations will no longer be distributed. 

  • Visit www.peachjar.com
  • Register as an Program Provider (account type).
  • Upload the flyer for approval.

The flyer will be automatically submitted to the district office. District staff will review the material and approve or deny based on the standards below. Peachjar charges a fee for this service that is typically much less than the cost to copy and deliver paper flyers to each school.

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Standards for Flyers

Submitted flyers:

  • Should support the basic educational mission of the school district, directly benefit students, or be of value to the students or their families;
  • Should not be obscene, libelous or slanderous (Education Code 48907);
  • Should not incite students to commit unlawful acts, violate school rules or disrupt the orderly operation of the schools (Education Code 48907);
  • Should not promote any particular political interest, candidate, party or ballot measure, unless such materials are being distributed at a forum in which candidates or advocates from all sides are presenting their views to the students during school hours or during events scheduled pursuant to the Civic Center Act;
  • Should not discriminate against, attack or denigrate any group on account of any unlawful consideration;
  • Should not promote the use or sale of materials or services that are illegal or inconsistent with school objectives, including but not limited to materials or advertisements for tobacco, intoxicants and movies or products or services unsuitable for children;
  • Should not promote or advertise attendance at non-District K-12 schools;
  • Should not solicit funds or services for an organization, with the exception of solicitations authorized in Board of Education policy.

Department Info

Department Address
1515 Hughes Way
Long Beach, CA 90810

Department Phone
(562) 997-8250