Textbook Adoption

  • Pursuant to Florida State Statute and School Board Policy 2520, the adoption of instructional materials must be made available to the parents of public school students and residents of Manatee County 20 calendar days prior to the adoption by the School Board.

    Instructional Materials Process
    • Publishers are reviewed by the State Board of Education before selection by the District.
    • Vendors prepare print and digital materials to be evaluated by the District Instructional Materials Adoption Committee (School Administrators, Teachers, Parents, and Community Members).
    • Instructional Materials are presented, reviewed, and evaluated by the District Instructional Materials Adoption Committee.
    • Materials are available (November - March) for in-person review at the Professional Support Center, 2501 63rd Avenue E, Bradenton, FL 34203.
    • School site instructional employees complete online voting.
    • District Instructional Materials Adoption Committee makes final recommendation to the Board.
     


     

      Textbook Adoption for K-12 Social Studies

      Textbook Adoption for K-12 Science