Digital access and public comment is available online

Parents, public invited to review public school instructional materials
Posted on 10/22/2019
Books and study materials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Parents, public can review proposed school
instructional materials in person and online

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

The State Board of Education will receive public comments before a final decision is made on adopting the instructional materials.  The materials will be recommended to the State Board for adoption on Dec. 10 by the Instructional Materials Review Panels appointed by the Board.

The instructional materials are on display at 20 locations throughout the state – including at University of South Carolina Beaufort – through Nov. 15.  Instructions for submitting comments will be available at the USCB Bluffton Campus Library at 8 East Campus Drive.

In addition to the display sites, digital access and public comment is available online

The materials are in the following subject areas:  Mathematics, K–5 (includes Math Immersion for Spanish, French, German, Chinese, etc.); Mathematics, 6–8; Social Studies, Grade 7 (Geography); Automotive Collision Repair Technology 1, 2, 3, 4; Automotive Technology 1, 2, 3, 4; Barber/Master Hair Care 1, 2, 3, 4; Cosmetology 1, 2, 3, 4; Emergency Medical Services 2, 3; Emergency Medical Services, Introduction; Entrepreneurship; Health Science 1, 2, 3; Health Science Clinic Study; Medical Terminology; and Nail Technology 1, 2, 3, 4.