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§ 7-901. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducation

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Education (Refs & Annos)
Division II. Elementary and Secondary Education [Titles 2-9.5] (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Public Schools (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 9. Technology for Education (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Education, § 7-901
§ 7-901. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
Computer-based technology
(b) “Computer-based technology” means computer hardware or software used by teachers and students in the delivery of an instructional program.
Eligible consortium
(c) “Eligible consortium” includes a local educational agency and a public or private nonprofit organization.
Instructional programming
(d) “Instructional programming” means the full range of audio and video text, graphics, or additional state-of-the-art communications distributed through interactive, command and control, or passive methods for the purpose of education and instruction.
(e) “Students” means students from a broad range of backgrounds and circumstances, including:
(1) Disadvantaged students;
(2) Students with diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds;
(3) Students with disabilities;
(4) Students with limited English proficiency;
(5) Students who have dropped out of school; and
(6) Academically talented students.
(f) “Technology” means the latest state-of-the-art technology products and services, including:
(1) Closed circuit television systems;
(2) Educational television and radio broadcasting;
(3) Cable television;
(4) Satellite;
(5) Copper and fiber-optic transmission;
(6) Computer and computer-based technology;
(7) Video and audio laser and CD ROM discs;
(8) Video and audio tapes or other technologies; and
(9) Web-based resources and courses.


Added as Education § 7-701 by Acts 1994, c. 600, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1994. Renumbered as Education § 7-901 by Acts 1996, c. 10, § 16, eff. April 9, 1996. Amended by Acts 1998, c. 21, § 1, eff. April 14, 1998, Acts 2002, c. 412, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2002; Acts 2002, c. 457, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
MD Code, Education, § 7-901, MD EDUC § 7-901
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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