Materials are available online or can be reviewed in person

Proposed school instructional materials available for review
Posted on 10/22/2018
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, October 22, 2018

Parents, public can review proposed school
instructional materials in person and online

BEAUFORT – The public is invited to review textbooks and instructional materials that have been proposed for use in South Carolina’s public schools.

The instructional materials are on display at eighteen locations throughout the state – including at University of South Carolina Beaufort – from Oct. 23 through Nov. 23.  Instructions for submitting comments will be available at the USCB Bluffton Campus Library, located at 8 East Campus Drive.

In addition, digital access will be available for the recommended programs. The publisher-provided links will be posted online beginning October 23.

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 for adoption on Dec. 11 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