Public Invited to Review Proposed Instructional Materials and Textbooks

Staff Report From South Carolina CEO

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

The public is invited to review textbooks and instructional materials that have been proposed for use in South Carolina’s K-12 public schools in fourteen subject areas. The materials will be on display through November 15, 2019 in twenty physical locations throughout the state as well as online.

The instructional materials are on display at twenty college and university campuses throughout the state with instructions for submitting comments available at each site. In addition to the display sites, digital access and public comment is available for the recommended programs via this link (https://bit.ly/2MvciQF). 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 10, 2019, by the Instructional Materials Review Panels appointed by the Board.

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

Nail Technology 1, 2, 3, 4

The following college and university campuses are serving as public review sites:

Bob Jones University, Mack Library, 1700 Wade Hampton Blvd., Greenville, SC, 29614

Charleston Southern University, L. Mendel Rivers Library, 9200 University Blvd., Charleston, SC, 29406

Clemson University , Education Media Center, 212 Tillman Hall, Clemson , SC, 29634

Coker University, University Library, 300 E. College Ave., Hartsville, SC, 29550

College of Charleston, Addlestone Library, 205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC, 29401

Columbia College, J. Drake Edens Library, 1301 College Drive, Columbia, SC, 29203

Columbia International University, 7435 Monticello Road, Columbia, SC, 29230

Converse College, Mickel Library, Spartanburg, SC, 29302

Erskine College, Two Washington Street, Due West, SC, 29639

Furman University, James B. Duke Library/Ground Floor/Curriculum Collection, 3300 Poinsett Hwy., Greenville, SC, 29613

Lander University, Jackson Library, 320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, SC, 29649

Limestone College, 101 Griffith St, Gaffney, SC, 29340

Morris College, Learning Resources Center, 100 West College Street, Sumter, SC, 29150

North Greenville University, Hester Memorial Library (Averyt-Wood Building), 7801 N. Tigerville Rd, Tigerville, SC, 29688

Southern Wesleyan University, Rickman Library, 916 Wesleyan Drive, Central, SC, 29630

University of South Carolina - Aiken, 238D Business & Education Building, 471 University Parkway, 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 Way, HEC 3004, Spartanburg, SC, 29303

Winthrop University, Instructional Technology Center, 307 Withers Building, Rock Hill, SC, 2973

Wofford College, 108 Daniel Building, 429 North Church Street, Spartanburg, SC, 29303