Proclamation 2018

Proclamation 2018 (Issued November 2016) (PDF)

The State Board of Education (SBOE) issued Proclamation 2018 in November 2016. The adoption of materials under Proclamation 2018 is scheduled to occur in November 2017. The adopted materials are scheduled to go into classrooms in the 2018–19 school year.

Proclamation 2018 calls for instructional materials covering ethnic studies including, but not limited to, African American studies, Mexican American studies, Asian American studies, and Native American studies, to be used in Special Topics in Social Studies.  

The SBOE requires that all Proclamation 2018 pre-adoption samples of instructional materials submitted for adoption be made available to the public online. Samples are only to be accessed for review purposes only and may not be reproduced without the consent of the publisher. Links to those samples are posted below.

The following publishing companies submitted instructional materials for consideration:

Kendall Hunt
Tanglewood Publishing, Inc. (PDF)

Texas residents may report errors or submit comments using the forms below:

Public-Reported Factual Errors Submission Form
Public Comment Submission Form

Below are links to Proclamation 2018 important documents:

Proclamation 2018 Publishing Companies with Materials Under Consideration for Adoption (PDF)
Proclamation 2018 Instructional Materials Eligible for Adoption (PDF) 

This report identifies the specific TEKS that were not addressed in instructional materials eligible for adoption:

TEKS Not Addressed Report (PDF) 

Important documents specific to publishers can be found on the Publisher Portal.