|(a) A publisher may add or edit content to instructional
materials during the panel review only to allow the materials to:
(1) meet the Texas essential knowledge and skills (TEKS)
or Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines (TPG) coverage percentage the
publisher had specified on the correlation document submitted for
that instructional product;
(2) meet 100% of the English language proficiency standards
(ELPS) designated for the subject and grade for which the instructional
product is intended; and
(3) address any factual errors.
(b) To be eligible to have content added as described
in subsection (a) of this section, the material must, upon its initial
review, be identified as meeting:
(1) at least 75% of the TEKS or TPG coverage percentage
indicated by the publisher on the correlation document submitted for
that material; and
(2) at least 75% of the ELPS designated for the subject
and grade for which the material is intended.
(c) A publisher shall have one opportunity to provide
a written request for the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to further
review instructional material that, in accordance with subsection
(b) of this section, is not eligible to have new content added. The
request for further review must be received by TEA within the timeframe
established by the TEA at the start of the review.
(d) New content may be provided as print samples, electronic
samples in an open file format or closed format, or galley proofs
for review by the state review panels.
(e) New content must be provided to the review panels
as quickly as possible and within the timeframe established by the
(f) Electronic samples of new content approved by the
review panels for the purpose of making the product eligible for adoption
shall be submitted to the TEA and each education service center prior
to the adoption of instructional materials. New content submitted
under this subsection must be submitted by the deadline established
in the schedule of adoption procedures in the proclamation.
(g) If a publisher receives a request or a "no report"
from a panel, the publisher shall be given no less than 48 hours to
provide content in response to the request or report.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §66.41 adopted to be effective May 5, 2016, 41 TexReg 3137; amended to be effective March 27, 2018, 43 TexReg 1846; amended to be effective March 24, 2020, 45 TexReg 1989