Annual Copyright License for Curriculum & Instruction

Teachers, schools, and districts are increasingly demanding higher quality curriculum and instructional materials to meet the needs of their students. High-quality published content is vital for creating these materials, but securing the copyright permissions for this content brings licensing challenges, especially when attempting to secure these permissions on an individual basis at scale.

The Annual Copyright License for Curriculum & Instruction eases the burden of obtaining one-off permissions. The license provides a broad repertory of print or digital rights that enable the reuse and distribution of excerpts of published content in curriculum and instructional materials, educational technology (EdTech) applications, and online platforms such as learning management systems.

The Annual Copyright License for Curriculum & Instruction allows you to use excerpts or articles from:

See a list of participating publishers here.

A Story for Everyone

Watch Emma House, Head of Publisher Relations at literacy platform Simbi, discuss the benefits of using the Annual Copyright License for Curriculum & Instruction.

An Effective Copyright Permissions Solution for Incorporating Excerpts of High-Quality Content in K-12 Curriculum, Products, and Services

For EdTech Companies, Curriculum Developers, and Custom Publishers

The Annual Copyright License for Curriculum & Instruction gives curriculum developers, curriculum and instruction managers, product managers, and others in your organization the copyright permissions needed to incorporate excerpts of high-quality content into your offerings, including online K-12 ELA applications and curriculum development, and to supplement open educational resources (OERs).

With the Annual Copyright License for Curriculum & Instruction, you can:

  • Include excerpts of diverse, high-quality, current content from a wide range of publishers, giving you the depth and breadth you need to help educators reach all learners
  • Add value to your products and services and increase customer satisfaction
  • Save time and costs associated with “one-off” permissions
  • Streamline copyright compliance with a uniform set of print or digital reuse rights across a wide range of publishers
  • Minimize your company’s infringement risk and better manage copyright compliance
For School Districts and State DOEs

The Annual Copyright License for Curriculum & Instruction provides faculty, staff, and students district-wide, whether in the classroom or at home, with the copyright permissions they need to reuse articles and excerpts from a wide range of publishers and works.

Teachers and staff can share excerpts of published content with students in curriculum materials such as supplemental readings, worksheets, tests, quizzes, “coursepacks,” and other materials used as part of instruction in organized learning activities.

With the Annual Copyright License for Curriculum & Instruction, you can:

  • Personalize, adapt, and bring more creativity to curriculum development through the inclusion of excerpts of timely, diverse, local, and inclusive content
  • Save time and costs associated with “one-off permissions”
  • Gain predictable budgeting for copyright permissions with one aggregated license fee
  • Minimize your copyright infringement risk and remain copyright compliant