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Subchapter 3. Procedures Relating to Instructional Materials. Procedures for the Public Display of Textbooks, Public Hearing Given the Instructional Quality Commission, and Receipt of Comments from the Public. Written Statements to the State Board of Education Regarding Instructional Materials and Curriculum Frameworks.   

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(a) Any person may submit to the State Board of Education (SBE) a concise written statement regarding any instructional materials or curriculum frameworks recommended by the Commission for adoption, as follows:

(1) A statement of error appearing in the instructional materials or curriculum framework. The statement shall indicate the page, pages or place in which the error appears, shall include a specification of the error, and, where possible, shall mention a responsible source of information from which the SBE can confirm the existence of such error.

(2) A statement of objection to a specific item of content which shall include the page number or other identification of, and reference to, the item of content to which objection is made, and the grounds of the objection.

(3) Comments relating to any other factor of which the SBE should be aware before making a decision to accept the recommendation of the Commission.

(4) A general objection to the adoption of the instructional materials or curriculum framework. The statement shall include a brief statement of the objection and evidence or grounds supporting the objection.

(5) A statement supporting the instructional materials or curriculum framework as a whole or any portion thereof. The statement shall include the reasons for supporting the recommended adoption or for supporting specified portions thereof.

(b) One copy of the statement, typewritten (or in clearly legible manuscript) and signed, shall be mailed post paid, to the Executive Secretary of the SBE, 1430 N Street, Sacramento, California, 95814, postmarked not later than 10 days prior to the date set for the SBE's public hearing.

Authority cited:

Education Code 33031

Reference:

Education Code 60200

Education Code 60202

(Amended by Register 2012, No. 2.)