Texas Education Code
Sec. § 31.023
Instructional Material List


(a)

For each subject and grade level, the State Board of Education shall adopt a list of instructional materials. The list includes each instructional material submitted for the subject and grade level that meets applicable physical specifications adopted by the State Board of Education and contains material covering at least half of the elements of the essential knowledge and skills of the subject and grade level in the student version of the instructional material, as well as in the teacher version of the instructional material, as determined by the State Board of Education under Section 28.002 (Required Curriculum) and adopted under Section 31.024 (Adoption by State Board of Education).

(a-1)

The State Board of Education shall determine the percentage of the elements of the essential knowledge and skills of the subject and grade level covered by each instructional material submitted. The board’s determination under this subsection is final.

(b)

Each instructional material on the list must be:

(1)

free from factual errors;

(2)

suitable for the subject and grade level for which the instructional material was submitted; and

(3)

reviewed by academic experts in the subject and grade level for which the instructional material was submitted.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 260, Sec. 1, eff. May 30, 1995.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 445 (H.B. 188), Sec. 4, eff. June 16, 2007.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 6 (S.B. 6), Sec. 26, eff. July 19, 2011.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 578 (S.B. 801), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2017.
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