Instructional Materials

Instructional Materials

On January 31, 2019, Governor DeSantis issued Executive Order 19-32, “Commitment to Eliminating Common Core, Ensuring High-Quality Academic Standards and Raising the Bar for Civic Literacy.” The Department of Education is in the process of beginning this work, which was announced to school districts via webinar on February 13, 2019. As stated on the webinar:

The standards review will include Mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA), and will be conducted during 2019, with recommendations due to Governor DeSantis January 1, 2020.

There will be no changes to statewide assessments or the school grades calculation in 2018-19 and 2019-20 as a result of the executive order.

Opportunities for input will be available for educators and the public before the recommendations are submitted and again through the State Board of Education rulemaking process (state law requires standards exist in section 1003.41, Florida Statutes; the State Board approves standards through Rule 6A-1.09401, Florida Administrative Code).

The instructional materials adoption timeline has been revised. This year's mathematics instructional materials adoption has been postponed for two years. Revised Instructional Material Timeline


2019-20 Instructional Materials Adoption Timeline

 

Dates

Process

Week of December 2, 2019

(Actual date TBD)

Flagler Instructional Materials Review Fair, Career and Technical Education 6- 12, World Languages K-12, Computer Science 6-12

Week of December 16, 2019
(Actual date TBD)

Publisher presentations to committee

January 21, 2020

20-day Public Review period begins at School Board Information Meeting

February 3, 2020

20-day Public Review period ends

February 18, 2020

Public comments will be heard at School Board Meeting

March 3, 2020

Recommendation of materials at Agenda Workshop

March 17, 2020

School Board approval of recommended materials at School Board Meeting

March 18, 2020

30-day period to contest adoption opens

April 16, 2020

30-day period to contest adoption closes

April 21, 2020

Public hearing, if needed, for contested instructional materials




Additional details and updates will be provided throughout the review process.

Please click here to view FL Department of Education's Standard Review


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