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Board Name: State Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission
Board ID: 192
Address: 710 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, TN 37243-0379
Phone: 615-532-6279
Board Contact: Morgan Branch
Contact Phone: 615-532-6279
Appointing Authority: Governor, Speaker of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives
TCA: 49-6-2201
Duties: To prepare a list of standard editions of textbooks for approval by the State Board of Education for use in the public schools of the state.
Number of Members: 10
Compensation: Members of the commission shall not be compensated for their services but may be reimbursed for travel expenses in accordance with the comprehensive travel regulations promulgated by the commissioner of finance and administration and approved by the attorney general and reporter.
Appropriations: One hundred forty-one thousand and two hundred dollars ($141,200.00) which includes salaries and expenses for operation of the Office of Textbook Services and includes contracts for the review of books by expert teachers.
Meeting Schedule: The commission shall have two (2) regular meetings each school year to be held on the dates determined and announced by the commission. Notice of each regular meeting of the commission shall be posted on the department's website within three (3) full business days of the setting of the meeting dates.
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