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§ 115C‑90. Adoption of textbooks and contracts with publishers.

The publishers' sealed bids shall be opened in the presence of twopersons designated by the State Board of Education and one person designated bythe Superintendent of Public Instruction. The Board may then  adopt the booksrequired by the courses of study and enter into contracts with the publisher ofadopted books. It may refuse to adopt  any of the books offered at the pricesbid and call for new bids. When bids are accepted and a contract entered into,the contract may require, in the Board's discretion, that the total sales ofeach book  in the State of North Carolina be reported annually to the Board.

     Alltextbook contracts shall include a clause granting to the State Board ofEducation the license to produce Braille, large print, and audio‑cassettetape copies of the textbooks for use in the State public schools.  Also, theGeneral Assembly urges the State Board of Education to request such a licensefrom textbook publishers with whom a contract was entered into prior to August1, 1987. (1955, c. 1372,art. 24, s. 6; 1969, c. 519, s. 1; 1981, c. 423, s. 1; 1983, c. 549, s. 1;1987, c. 738, s. 190; 1987 (Reg. Sess., 1988), c. 1025, s. 10.)