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Subchapter 1. Elementary Instructional Materials. Article 2.1. Acquisition Of Adopted Instructional Materials. Alternate Formats Of Adopted Instructional Materials.   

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(a) Publishers may submit alternate formats of adopted instructional materials to the CDE for approval at any time during the period of adoption.

(b) Alternate formats of adopted instructional materials shall include:

(1) instructional materials that are identical in content to adopted instructional materials, but that are different in physical format, and

(2) translations of adopted instructional materials into other languages. Translations of adopted instructional materials into other languages may include different literary selections that are equivalent in content to those contained in the English version.

(c) Submissions of alternate formats shall be reviewed as follows:

(1) For approval of an alternate physical format, the CDE staff will review submitted materials to confirm that the content is identical to the adopted instructional materials.

(2) For approval of alternate formats in languages other than English, the CDE will employ qualified CDE staff or contract with experts in the alternate language to review the materials to confirm that the translation is accurate and to determine if the materials are equivalent in content to the adopted instructional materials. Different literary selections must be approved by the SBE.

Authority cited:

Education Code 33031

Education Code 60005

Education Code 60206

Reference:

Education Code 60200

Education Code 60222

(Register 2008, No. 10.)