|(a) State-developed open-source instructional materials
shall be provided free of cost to Texas public schools and open-enrollment
(b) The commissioner of education may choose to provide
a license to use state-developed open-source instructional material
to entities other than Texas public schools and open-enrollment charter
(c) The commissioner shall determine the cost to an
entity other than a Texas school district or an open-enrollment charter
school for state-developed open-source instructional materials. In
determining that cost, the commissioner shall consider state expenses
associated with the instructional materials, including expenses incurred
by the state in soliciting, evaluating, revising, and purchasing the
open-source instructional materials.
(d) State-developed open-source instructional materials
shall be distributed electronically to school districts, open-enrollment
charter schools, and entities that choose to purchase them in a manner
to be determined by the commissioner.