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Mandate 480

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Public schools; purchase of electronic textbooks.
Purpose of legislation
Requires contracts and purchase orders with publishers of textbooks approved by the Board of Education for use in grades 6 - 12 to allow for the purchase of printed textbooks, printed textbooks with electronic files, or electronic textbooks separate and apart from printed versions of the same textbook. In addition, allows each school board to purchase an assortment of textbooks in any of the three forms listed above.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 0097 (2010)
VAC chapters to be amended
8 vac 20 - 720 : Regulations Governing Local School Boards and School Divisions
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 2668: Incorporate textbook provisions into consolidated regulations
Latest Stage: Final
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