N.M. Code R. § 6.75.5.9 - REQUIREMENTS: RESPONSIBILITIES OF LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS OR GOVERNING AUTHORITIES

Current through Register Vol. 33, No. 7, April 5, 2022

A. A school district, charter school or state institution shall purchase school library material as an agent for the benefit of students entitled to the free use of school library material.
B. A school district, charter school or state institution is responsible for circulation of the school library material for use by eligible students and for the safekeeping of the school library material.
C. With the approval of the bureau, school library material may be sold at a price determined by officials of the school district, charter school or state institution. The selling price may not exceed the cost of the material.
D. A school district, charter school or state institution may hold a parent, guardian or student responsible for loss, damage or destruction of school library material while it is in the possession of a student. A school district or charter school may withhold the grades, diploma and transcripts of a student responsible for damage or loss of school library material until the parent, guardian or student has paid for the damage or loss. When a parent, guardian or student is unable to pay for the damage or loss, the school district or charter school shall work with the parent, guardian or student to develop and alternative program in lieu of payment. Where a parent or guardian is determined to be indigent according to guidelines established by the department, the school district shall bear the cost.
E. A school district, charter school or state institution shall keep an accurate record of school library material that includes a cost record. A school district or state institution shall comply with record-keeping procedures prescribed by the bureau.
F. Annually, at a time specified by the department, each local school district and state institution acquiring school library material shall file a report with the department.

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N.M. Code R. § 6.75.5.9
6.75.5.9 NMAC - N, 05-15-06

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