For the purposes of Education Code Section 14052, a publication is any written, taped, or graphically presented communication, except a communication for use only in the operation of the office of the county superintendent of schools or by cooperating agencies in the selection for use of audiovisual, library, and instructional materials, that meets all of the following criteria:
(a) The communication is prepared by, or intended for distribution by, the county superintendent of schools in accordance with rules and regulations of the county board of education.
(b) It is produced to disseminate information, data, or instructions relating to any service the county superintendent of schools is authorized to provide.
(c) It is approved by the county board of education.
(Amended by Register 77, No. 39.)