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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 2TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY
CHAPTER 66STATE ADOPTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
SUBCHAPTER CCCOMMISSIONER'S RULES CONCERNING TECHNOLOGY AND INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS ALLOTMENT
RULE §66.1310Acceptable Condition of Instructional Materials and Technological Equipment

(a) Printed instructional materials are considered to be in acceptable condition if:

  (1) the cover, binding, pages, spine, and all integral components of the instructional materials are wholly intact and the instructional materials are fully usable by students; and

  (2) no component of the instructional materials is soiled, torn, or damaged (whether intentionally or by lack of appropriate care) to the extent that any portion of the content is too disfigured or obscured to be fully accessible to students.

(b) Electronic instructional materials are considered to be in acceptable condition if:

  (1) all components or applications that are a part of the electronic instructional materials are returned;

  (2) the electronic instructional materials perform as they did when they were new;

  (3) the electronic instructional materials do not contain computer code (e.g., bug, virus, worm, or similar malicious software) that has been designed to self-replicate, damage, change, or otherwise hinder the performance of any computer's memory, file system, or software; and

  (4) the electronic instructional materials have not been installed with plug-ins, snap-ins, or add-ins without the prior approval of the school district or open-enrollment charter school.

(c) Technological equipment is considered to be in acceptable condition if:

  (1) the equipment is returned with the software and hardware in their original condition unless the school district or open-enrollment charter school authorized changes; and

  (2) the physical condition of the equipment is fully usable as it was originally intended to be used.


Source Note: The provisions of this §66.1310 adopted to be effective May 8, 2017, 42 TexReg 2405

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