Texas Education Code
Sec. § 31.004
Certification of Provision of Instructional Materials


(a)

Each school district and open-enrollment charter school shall annually certify to the State Board of Education and the commissioner that, for each subject in the required curriculum under Section 28.002 (Required Curriculum), other than physical education, and each grade level, the district provides each student with instructional materials that cover all elements of the essential knowledge and skills adopted by the State Board of Education for that subject and grade level.

(b)

To determine whether each student has instructional materials that cover all elements of the essential knowledge and skills as required by Subsection (a), a school district or open-enrollment charter school may consider:

(1)

instructional materials adopted by the State Board of Education;

(2)

materials adopted or purchased by the commissioner under Section 31.0231 (Commissioners List) or Subchapter B-1;

(3)

open education resource instructional materials submitted by eligible institutions and adopted by the State Board of Education under Section 31.0241 (Adoption of Open Education Resource Instructional Materials);

(4)

open education resource instructional materials made available by other public schools;

(5)

instructional materials developed or purchased by the school district or open-enrollment charter school; and

(6)

open education resource instructional materials and other electronic instructional materials included in the repository under Section 31.083 (Instructional Materials Repository).
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 679 (H.B. 2488), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2009.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 6 (S.B. 6), Sec. 20, eff. July 19, 2011.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 581 (S.B. 810), Sec. 3, eff. June 9, 2017.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 705 (H.B. 3526), Sec. 2, eff. June 12, 2017.
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