November 2020 Committee on Instruction
November 19, 2020
COMMITTEE ON INSTRUCTION - Room 1-100
Members: Sue Melton-Malone, chair; Pam Little, vice chair; Aicha Davis; Georgina C. Pérez; Marty Rowley. A quorum of the State Board of Education may attend the committee meeting and discuss items on the committee agenda.
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1. Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 66, State Adoption and Distribution of Instructional Materials, Subchapter A, General Provisions, §66.15, Administrative Penalty
(Second Reading and Final Adoption)
This item presents for second reading and final adoption a proposed amendment to 19 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 66, State Adoption and Distribution of Instructional Materials, Subchapter A, General Provisions, §66.15, Administrative Penalty. The proposed amendment would address penalties for failure to comply with state law and rule governing review and adoption of instructional materials. No changes are recommended since published as proposed. Statutory authority for this action is the Texas Education Code (TEC), §§31.002, 31.003, 31.023, 31.035, and 31.151(b).
COMMITTEE - ACTION
SBOE - ACTION
2. Approval of Update to Instructional Materials for Learning A–Z
Learning A–Z is requesting approval to update content in its adopted products Raz Plus ELL Texas Edition, grades 2–4. The updated content has been reviewed by curriculum subject-area specialists and determined to address the pertinent student expectations in a manner equal to the content initially reviewed and approved by the state review panel. Statutory authority for this action is the Texas Education Code (TEC), §31.003 and §31.022.
COMMITTEE - ACTION
SBOE - CONSENT