Texas Education Code
Sec. § 31.0221
Midcycle Review and Adoption of Instructional Materials


(a)

The State Board of Education shall adopt rules for the midcycle review and adoption of instructional material for a subject for which instructional materials are not currently under review by the board under Section 31.022 (Instructional Materials Review and Adoption). The rules must require:

(1)

the publisher of the instructional material to pay a fee to the board to cover the cost of the midcycle review and adoption of the instructional material;

(2)

the publisher of the instructional material to enter into a contract with the board concerning the instructional material for a term that ends at the same time as any contract entered into by the board for other instructional materials for the same subject and grade level; and

(3)

a commitment from the publisher to provide the instructional material to school districts in the manner specified by the publisher, which may include:

(A)

providing the instructional material to any district in a regional education service center area identified by the publisher; or

(B)

providing a certain maximum number of instructional materials specified by the publisher.

(b)

Sections 31.023 (Instructional Material List) and 31.024 (Adoption by State Board of Education) apply to instructional material adopted under this section. Section 31.027 (Information to School Districts; Electronic Sample) does not apply to instructional material adopted under this section.
Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 445 (H.B. 188), Sec. 3, eff. June 16, 2007.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 6 (S.B. 6), Sec. 25, eff. July 19, 2011.
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