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House Bill 1429

House Bill 1429

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF HB1429 (Updated April 12, 2011 5:00 pm - DI 84)

Textbooks and other curricular material. Expands the definition of "textbook" to include certain hardware, software, and digital content. Adds a definition of "curricular materials". Removes the authority of the state board of education to adopt a list of approved textbooks, and requires the governing body of each school corporation to adopt textbooks for the school corporation. Requires the department of education to review curricular materials, evaluate the curricular materials alignment to state academic standards, and publish the reviews, which governing bodies may use in making textbook adoption decisions. Repeals references to the state textbook advisory committee and the state board adoption of textbooks, and makes corresponding changes to related sections.
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