Instructional Materials


2016-2017 Instructional Materials Adoption Cycle

Social Studies Grades K-12

Timeline for Adoption Cycle: 
January 27, 2017:    NEFEC Instructional Materials Review Fair
February 13, 2017:   Publisher presentations to committee
February 15, 2017:   Publishers will send samples to schools.
March 1, 2017:         Input due from schools.
March 1, 2017:         Public review period begins. Access to materials will be made available online.
March 20, 2017:       Public review period ends.
March 21, 2017:       Public comments will be heard at School Board meeting.
April 18, 2017:          School Board approves recommended materials.
April 19, 2017:          30-day period for parental objection of materials begins.
May 18, 2017:           Deadline to submit parental objection forms.
June 18, 2017:          Public hearing for formal objections.


Click here for the list of Instructional Materials Under Consideration (updated 2/16/17). This list may be updated to reflect the addition or deletion of materials being considered.


Registration for the Florida Department of Education Social Studies Instructional Materials Review Portal is now open to Guest Reviewers for the 2016-17 state adoption. Access to materials will begin at noon February 13, and will close at noon February 27, 2017.