|(a) The School Library Programs: Standards and Guidelines
for Texas, which are available at https://www.tsl.texas.gov/node/66176
and provided in this subsection are adopted by the Texas State Library
and Archives Commission. The Standards and Guidelines are based on
the work and recommendations of an advisory committee formed to review
and update the current Standards and Guidelines.
(b) The School Library Programs: Standards and Guidelines
for Texas are applicable to local Texas school districts (Independent,
consolidated, common, or municipal districts and charter schools accredited
by the Texas Education Agency as provided by TEC Chapter 11 Subchapter
D, Chapter 39).
(c) The School Library Programs: Standards and Guidelines
for Texas, describe six common beliefs for school library programs:
Information Literacy, Inquiry, Reading, Digital Learning, Safe and
Nurturing Environment, Leadership, and an Appendix. The Standards
and Guidelines describe five levels of achievement; Distinguished,
Accomplished, Proficient, Developing, and Improvement Needed.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §4.1 adopted to be effective June 14, 2004, 29 TexReg 5781; amended to be effective June 20, 2005, 30 TexReg 3578; amended to be effective March 8, 2018, 43 TexReg 1431