Instructional Resources

State law closely regulates how instructional materials such as textbooks are selected and funded. With ever-increasing technological options, traditional textbooks are only one of the many types of instructional materials in use in schools.  The following are resources related to textbooks, instructional materials, and copyright.

Related Policies

Your local school board policy manual contains TASB's (LEGAL) reference policies and board-adopted (LOCAL) policies.  Your district may also have relevant administrative regulations.  For more information on textbooks and instructional materials, see district policy and regulations at the following codes:

CMD Instructional Materials Care and Accounting
EF Instructional Resources
EFA Instructional Materials
EFAA Selection and Adoption
EFB Library Media Programs
EFD Field Trips

Other Resources

  • The Texas Education Agency (TEA) Instructional Materials and Educational Technology Website provides an overview of the state instructional material and educational technology requirements.
  • The U.S. Department of Education Office of Educational Technology Website provides reports and resources regarding the use of technology in public schools as well as materials to help teachers use technology to enhance learning activities and collaborate and engage with other educators.