Title 53A Chapter 12 Section 201

State System of Public Education
Fees and Textbooks
Section 201
State policy on providing textbooks.


53A-12-201.   State policy on providing textbooks.

            (1) It is the public policy of this state that public education shall be free.

            (2) A student may not be denied an education because of economic inability to purchase textbooks necessary for advancement in or graduation from the public school system.

            (3) A school board may not sell textbooks or otherwise charge textbook fees or deposits except as provided in Title 53A.

Enacted by Chapter 2, 1988 General Session