3313.21 Authority of school board over selection of instructional materials and curriculum.

(A) The board of education of each school district shall be the sole authority in determining and selecting all of the following to be used in the schools under its control:

(1) Textbooks, pursuant to section 3329.08 of the Revised Code, and reading lists;

(2) Instructional materials;

(3) Academic curriculum.

(B) The board of education of each school district may permit educators to create instructional materials, including textbooks, that are consistent with the curriculum adopted by the district board for use in the educators' classrooms.

(C) Nothing in this section is intended to promote or encourage the utilization of any particular text or source material on a statewide basis.

Added by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 487, §1, eff. 9/17/2014.