Textbook, Software, Library Materials and Computer Hardware & Equipment Information

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03-17-2021
2020-2021 Textbook, Software and Library Materials Aid will be Frozen April 30, 2021

This is a reminder to all districts that the 2020-2021 Textbook, Software and Library Materials Aid will be frozen April 30, 2021. Therefore, districts are encouraged to review the 2020-2021 IMA output report on the Web and submit any necessary ST-3 changes as well as Form A Schedule C changes relating to the Textbook, Software & Library Aid calculations to State Aid via 2020-2021 SAMS by April 19, 2021.


12-05-2019
Updated!
Information regarding New York State Textbook Loan Program: Recommended Procedures for State Purchases, Loans, and Inventory Control (Updated Dec. 2019)
Textbook Loan Program Procedures
PDF Version (pdf 146 KB)
Guidelines for State Aid Programs that Reimburse Districts for Computer Technology Expenses (Updated Nov. 2017) (pdf 96 KB)

2011-12 Amendments to Textbook, Software and Instructional Computer Hardware Aids Statutes
Information for School Districts regarding the reporting of Textbook Expenditures that are Ineligible for Textbook Aid
Reporting of Textbook Expenditures Ineligible for Textbook Aid
Instructional Computer Hardware and Equipment Aid - Comparison of 2006-07 Aid to the New Aid that was enacted in 2007-08.
Comparison of Instr. Comp. Hardware and Equip. Aid
Requirements for the Loan of Instructional Computer Hardware to Nonpublic School Students for the 2007-08 School Year and thereafter pursuant to new Education Law Section 754
Procedures and Requirements for the Loan of Instr. Computer Hardware
Questions & Answers Concerning Calculators and K-12 Education
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/mgtserv/free_appropriate/calulator_qa.htm
Last Updated: March 17, 2021