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Chapter 11. Special Programs Subchapter 21. Mathematics and Reading Professional Development Program Instructional Materials   

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(a) Instructional materials used by local educational agencies for courses usually taught in grades kindergarten through 8, including algebra, must be adopted by the State Board of Education unless otherwise authorized by the State Board of Education. Non adopted instructional materials are occasionally authorized for purchase and use by districts pursuant to the general waiver authority under Education Code sections 33050-33053 or the petition process under the authority of Education Code section 60200(g). Instructional materials used by local educational agencies for courses usually taught in grades 9 through 12, including algebra II and geometry, must be adopted by the governing board of the local educational agency.

(b) Local educational agencies participating in the Mathematics and Reading Professional Development Program must provide each pupil with instructional materials that are aligned to the state content standards in mathematics by February 2002, if not piloting, or February 2003, if piloting these materials. Local educational agencies participating in the Mathematics and Reading Professional Development Program must provide each pupil with instructional materials that are aligned to the state content standards in reading/language arts by February 2003, if not piloting, or February 2004, if piloting these materials in accordance with Education Code section 99237(a)(3)(A) and (B).

Authority cited:

Education Code 99236

Reference:

Education Code 99237(a)(3)(A) and (B)

(Amended By Register 2002, No. 33)