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Public Comment for Proposed Rule: Instructional Materials

Notice of Proposed Review. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) proposes the review of 19 TAC Chapter 66, State Adoption and Distribution of Instructional Materials, pursuant to the Texas Government Code, §2001.039.

Summary: The rules being reviewed by the TEA in 19 TAC Chapter 66 are organized under the following subchapters: Subchapter AA, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning the Commissioner’s List of Electronic Instructional Materials; Subchapter BB, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning State-Developed Open-Source Instructional Materials; Subchapter CC, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning Acceptable Condition of Public School Printed Instructional Materials, Electronic Instructional Materials, and Technological Equipment; and Subchapter DD, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning Instructional Materials Allotment. As required by the Texas Government Code, §2001.039, the TEA will accept comments as to whether the reasons for adopting 19 TAC Chapter 66, Subchapters AA-DD, continue to exist.

Public Comment Period: December 4, 2015 – January 4, 2016.

Earliest Possible Date of Adoption of Review: January 4, 2016.


Please see the TEA website for information on commissioner of education rule review.


You may submit comments on proposed rule reviews to rules@tea.texas.gov. Unforeseen circumstances may delay publication of the agency rules in the Texas Register. The Rules website will be updated to reflect any changes. Please contact us if you have any questions. Thank you.



Texas Education Agency

(512) 475-1497

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