1006.282 Transition to electronic and digital instructional material pilot program.—
(1) A school district board may designate pilot schools to implement the transition to instructional materials that are in an electronic or a digital format.
(2) For the purpose of this section, the term:
(a) “Electronic format” means text-based or image-based content in a form that is produced on, published by, and readable on computers or other digital devices and is an electronic version of a printed book, whether or not any printed equivalent exists.
(b) “Digital format” means text-based or image-based content in a form that provides the student with various interactive functions; that can be searched, tagged, distributed, and utilized for individualized or group learning; that may include multimedia content such as video clips, animations, or virtual reality; and that has the ability to be accessed through the district’s local instructional improvement system or a variety of mobile, electronic, or digital devices.
(6) By September 1 of each year beginning in 2012, each school board that has designated a pilot school must provide to the Department of Education, the Executive Office of the Governor, and the chairs of the appropriations committees of the Senate and the House of Representatives a review of the pilot school which must include, but need not limited be to:
(a) Successful practices;
(b) Lessons learned;
(c) Level of investment and cost-effectiveness; and
(d) Impacts on student performance