Posted: Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Public Invited to Review Proposed Instructional Materials and Textbooks

Columbia, S.C. – 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 on display from October 23 through November 23.

The instructional materials are on display at eighteen locations throughout the state. The materials will be on display from October 23 through November 23, 2018, with instructions for submitting comments available at each site. In addition to the display sites, digital access will be available for the recommended programs. On October 23, the publisher-provided links will be posted online at this State Department of Education web page. 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 of Education for adoption on December 11, 2018, by the Instructional Materials Review Panels appointed by the Board.

The materials are in the following subject areas:

Academic Areas

  • Algebra 1, 2, 3
  • Geometry
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Pre-Calculus and Calculus (includes Advanced Placement AB/BC and International Baccalaureate
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Statistics, Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate
  • Visual and Performing Arts, K–12 (all areas including Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate)
  • Computer Science A, Advanced Placement and Computer Science Principles, Advanced Placement
  • Chinese, 6–12
  • French, K–5
  • Health, K–12

Career and Technology Education Areas

  • Advanced Networking and Networking Fundamentals
  • Computer Programming 1, 2 (C++, Java, Visual Basic)
  • Computer Repair and Service
  • Digital Desktop Publishing
  • Digital Media Marketing
  • Event and Entertainment Management
  • Exploring Computer Science, 9–12
  • Financial Fitness 1, 2
  • Graphic Communications 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Industrial Technology Education (Exploratory) 1, 2
  • Introduction to Health Professions, 7–8
  • IT Fundamentals
  • Lodging Management
  • Medical Billing and Coding, 9–12
  • Principles of Digital Technology
  • Professional and Leadership Development
  • Social Media
  • Sports and Entertainment Management
  • Sports Medicine 3
  • Travel and Tourism Management
  • Virtual Enterprise 1, 2, 3, 4

College or University, Campus Location for the Public Review Site

  • Anderson University, Johnston Hall Conference Room, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621
  • Bob Jones University, Mack Library, 1700 Wade Hampton Boulevard, Greenville, SC 29614
  • Charleston Southern University, L. Mendel Rivers Library, 9200 University Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29406
  • Clemson University, Education Media Center, 212 Tillman Hall, Clemson, SC 29631
  • Coker College Library, 300 E. College Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29550
  • Columbia College, Edens Library, 1301 Columbia College Drive, Columbia, SC 29203
  • Columbia International University, G. Allan Fleece Library, 7435 Monticello Road, Columbia, SC 29230
  • Converse College, Mickel Library, 580 E. Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302
  • Furman University, James B. Duke Library, Ground Floor/Curriculum Collection, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
  • Lander University, Jackson Library, 320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29649
  • Limestone College, 101 Griffith Street, Gaffney, SC 29340
  • Newberry College, 1121 Speers Street, Newberry, SC 29801
  • North Greenville University, Hester Memorial Library, Averyt-Wood Building, 7801 N. Tigerville Road, Tigerville, SC 29688
  • Southern Wesleyan University, Rickman Library, 119 Childs Street, Central, SC 29630
  • University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Business and Education, Room 238D, Aiken, SC 29801
  • University of South Carolina Beaufort, USCB Library - Bluffton Campus, 8 East Campus Drive, Bluffton, SC 29909
  • University of South Carolina Upstate, 800 University Drive, 3005 Health Education Complex - SOEHPH, Spartanburg, SC 29303
  • Winthrop University, Instructional Technology Center, Withers Building- Room 307, Rock Hill, SC 29733
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