(1) To ensure that all school districts have equitable access to digitally rich instructional materials, districts are encouraged to provide access to an electronic learning management system that allows teachers, students, and parents to access, organize, and use electronically available instructional materials and teaching and learning tools and resources, and that enables teachers to manage, assess, and track student learning.
(2) To the extent fiscally and technologically feasible, a school district’s electronic learning management system should allow for a single, authenticated sign-on and include the following functionality:
(a) Vertically searches for, gathers, and organizes specific standards-based instructional materials.
(b) Enables teachers to prepare lessons, individualize student instruction, and use best practices in providing instruction.
(c) Provides communication, including access to up-to-date student performance data, in order to help teachers and parents better serve the needs of students.
(d) Provides access for administrators to ensure quality of instruction within every classroom.
(e) Provides access to multiple content providers.
(3) The Department of Education shall provide assistance as requested by school districts in their deployment of a district electronic learning management system.