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.
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:
||Instructional Materials Care and Accounting
||Selection and Adoption
||Library Media Programs
- The Texas Education Agency (TEA) Educational Technology Website provides an overview of the state educational technology requirements.
- The TEA Instructional Materials Website provides an overview of the state instructional materials 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.