Texas Education Code
Sec. § 31.082
Quality of Instructional Materials Submitted by Publisher


(a)

The commissioner shall contract with a private entity to conduct an independent analysis of each instructional material submitted by a publisher for inclusion in the web portal developed under Section 31.081 (Instructional Materials Web Portal). The analysis must:

(1)

evaluate the quality of the material; and

(2)

determine the extent to which the material covers the essential knowledge and skills identified under Section 28.002 (Required Curriculum) for the subject and grade level for which the material is intended to be used, including an identification of:

(A)

each of the essential knowledge and skills for the subject and grade level or levels covered by the material; and

(B)

the percentage of the essential knowledge and skills for the subject and grade level or levels covered by the material.

(b)

The commissioner shall include in the web portal developed under Section 31.081 (Instructional Materials Web Portal) the results of each analysis conducted under Subsection (a).
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 581 (S.B. 810), Sec. 27, eff. June 9, 2017.
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 705 (H.B. 3526), Sec. 17, eff. June 12, 2017.
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