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Chapter 9. Instructional Materials Subchapter 1. Elementary Instructional Materials Article 4. Additions to Lists of Adopted Instructional Materials in Reading Language Arts and Mathematics Definitions   

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(a) "Basic program" means an instructional materials submission that covers a course of study within the meaning of Education Code section 60200.1(a)(5)(A). It shall be comprehensive, i.e., it shall be designed for use as a principal learning resource that meets in organization and content the basic requirements for the intended course (generally a full school year in length).

(b) "Curriculum Commission" means the Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission.

(c) "Individual standards" means the individually identified and numbered components which together compose the primary elements of the language arts standards or the mathematics standards.

(d) "Language arts standards" means the final edited version of the English-Language Arts Content Standards for California Public Schools, Kindergarten through Grade Twelve, adopted by the State Board in November 1997 pursuant to Education Code section 60605.

(e) "Mathematics standards" means the final edited version of the Mathematics Content Standards for California Public Schools, Kindergarten through Grade Twelve, adopted by the State Board in December 1997 pursuant to Education Code section 60605.

(f) "Partial program" means an instructional materials submission that covers a substantial portion of a course of study within the meaning of Education Code section 60200.1(a)(5)(A). Its potential contribution to the efficient and effective delivery of the whole of the subject matter content for the intended course of study shall be clear and significant. A submission that presents subject matter content that is not clearly connected or only peripherally related to the intended course, or that would otherwise make a less-than-significant contribution to the intended course, shall not be added to a list of adopted instructional materials as a partial program.

(g) "Special student populations" means students who face identified academic challenges and includes, but is not limited to, students (1) who are enrolled in special education, (2) whose demonstrated English-language proficiency is not comparable to that of the school district's average native English-language speakers; and (3) whose achievement is either significantly below or significantly above that typical of students at the grade level.

(h) "Standards" means the language arts standards, mathematics standards, or both, depending on the context in which it is used.

(i) "Universal access guidance" means information and ideas that are specifically designed to help teachers address the needs of special student populations.

NOTE

Authority cited:

Education Code 33031

Education Code 60005

Education Code 60206

Reference:

Education Code 60010(a)

Education Code 60200.1(a)(5)(A)

Education Code 60605

(Amended By Register 99, No. 16)