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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 2. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION [33000 - 64100]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 4. INSTRUCTION AND SERVICES [46000 - 64100]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 33. INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND TESTING [60000 - 60901]

  ( Part 33 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 2. Elementary School Materials [60200 - 60313]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 6. Other Uses [60310 - 60313]
  ( Article 6 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

60310.
  

The following individuals or organizations may order instructional materials from lists adopted by the state board:

(a) The head of any state institution offering instruction in the elementary grades, or giving instruction in the teaching of elementary subjects.

(b) Governing boards or nonpublic schools.

(c) Individuals for use only in California.

The materials shall be purchased at the unit cost determined pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 60222.

(Amended by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1503, Sec. 14. Operative July 1, 1983, by Sec. 15 of Ch. 1503.)

60312.
  

The state board shall make available copies of adopted textbooks and other state adopted print materials in large print and other accessible media for pupils enrolled in the elementary schools whose visual acuity is 10/70 or less or who have other visual impairments making the use of these textbooks and alternate formats necessary. The state board shall make available adopted textbooks in braille characters for pupils enrolled in elementary schools whose corrected visual acuity is 20/200 or less. The state board may purchase or contract for the development of those materials.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 413, Sec. 27. Effective January 1, 1996.)

60313.
  

(a) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall maintain a central clearinghouse-depository and duplication center for the design, production, modification, and distribution of Braille, large print, special recordings, and other accessible versions of instructional materials for use by pupils with visual impairments or other disabilities who are enrolled in the public schools of California.

(b) Assistive devices placed in the depository shall consist of items designed for use by pupils with visual impairments.

(c) The instructional materials in specialized media shall be available, in a manner determined by the State Board of Education, to other pupils with disabilities enrolled in the public schools of California who are unable to progress in the general curriculum using conventional print copies of textbooks and other study materials.

(d) The specialized textbooks, reference books, recordings, study materials, tangible apparatus, equipment, and other similar items shall be available for use by students with visual impairments enrolled in the public community colleges, the California State University, and the University of California.

(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 734, Sec. 61. Effective October 11, 2001.)

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