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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Funding public and nonpublic school textbooks. Abolishes the public school textbook rental program and the public school textbook library program. Provides textbooks for students in accredited nonpublic schools through a parental reimbursement program. Redefines "textbook" to include the various kinds of instructional materials that are currently eligible for state reimbursement under the textbook assistance program. Requires a school corporation to establish a textbook fund and to appropriate money from the fund to purchase and distribute textbooks. Provides an annual state textbook grant and appropriation to school corporations of $85 per ADM for deposit in the textbook fund. Appropriates money for an $85 per student textbook reimbursement to parents of students in accredited nonpublic schools. Makes conforming changes and transitional provisions.