Instructional materials review

Instructional materials review
Posted on 10/21/2016
Instructional materials review 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, October 21, 2016 

 

Parents, public can review proposed school
instructional materials at USCB Library  

 

BEAUFORT – The public is invited to review textbooks and instructional materials that have been proposed for use in South Carolina’s public schools.

 

The materials will be recommended to the State Board of Education for adoption on Dec. 13 by review panels appointed by the Board.

 

The instructional materials will be on display at 20 colleges and universities throughout the state through Nov. 21.  In Beaufort County, they may be reviewed at the University of South Carolina-Beaufort Library, located at 8 East Campus Drive in Bluffton.

 

Instructions for submitting comments are available at USCB and the 19 other libraries, and State Board of Education members will review citizens’ comments before making a final decision on adopting the materials.


In addition to the display sites around the state, digital access is available online at: 

http://ed.sc.gov/finance/instructional-materials/instructional-materials-and-district-selections/instructional-materials-public-review/

 

The materials under consideration are in the following subject areas:

 

ARTS, AUDIO-VIDEO TECHNOLOGY AND COMMUNICATIONS

Fashion Design and Apparel Construction 1, 2

Media Technology 1, 2

 

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION

Accounting 1, 2

Business Principles and Management

Google Basics

Personal Finance

Virtual Enterprise 1, 2, 3, 4

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

Advanced Composition

Advanced Placement English Language and Composition

Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition

Journalism 1, 2

Speech, 9–12

 

EXPLORATORY OFFERINGS

Introduction to Career Clusters, 7–8

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

General Technology – Elementary

Keyboarding – Elementary

 

LAW, PUBLIC SAFETY, CORRECTIONS, AND SECURITY

Law Enforcement Services 1, 2

 

MARKETING

Merchandising

 

MATHEMATICS

Foundations in Algebra, 9–12

Intermediate Algebra, 9–12

 

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS

Introduction to Engineering Design

Principles of Engineering

 

SCIENCE

Chemistry 1, 2 (includes Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate)

Forensic Science, 9–12

Integrated Science, 9–12

Physical Science, 9–12

Physics (includes Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate)