Proclamations

The State Board of Education (SBOE) issues a proclamation to call for new instructional materials. The proclamation lists the subject areas scheduled for review. It contains a schedule of adoption procedures, requirements, the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), and instructions for providing electronic files for braille and large type materials. Proclamations are named for the year the materials are available in the classroom.

The following are resource documents for instructional materials:

Adoption Cycle for Foundation and Enrichment Subjects (PDF)
Currently Adopted Instructional Materials 
Publisher & Depository Contact Information (PDF)
ESC Contact Information (PDF)
Breakout Documents  

Proclamation 2020

The SBOE issued Proclamation 2020 at its April 2018 meeting. The adoption of materials under Proclamation 2020 is scheduled to occur in November 2019. The adopted materials are scheduled to go into classrooms in the 2020–21 school year.

Proclamation 2020 (Issued 4-13-2018) (PDF) 

Proclamation 2019

The SBOE issued Proclamation 2019 at its April 2017 meeting. The adoption of materials under Proclamation 2019 is scheduled to occur in November 2018. The adopted materials are scheduled to go into classrooms in the 2019–20 school year.

Proclamation 2019

Proclamation 2018

The SBOE issued Proclamation 2018 at its November 2016 meeting. Instructional materials were adopted in November 2017 for Special Topics in Social Studies. The adopted materials are scheduled to go into classrooms in the 2018–19 school year.

Instructional Materials Adopted under Proclamation 2018 (PDF)
TEKS Not Addressed Report (PDF)

Proclamation 2017

The SBOE issued Proclamation 2017 at its November 2015 meeting. Instructional materials were adopted in November 2016 for career and technical education and languages other than English. The materials went into classrooms in the 2017–18 school year.

Proclamation 2017 (Amended April 2016) (PDF)
SBOE-Adopted Proclamation 2017 Materials (PDF)

Proclamation 2015

The SBOE issued Proclamation 2015 in April 2013. Instructional materials were adopted by the SBOE in November 2014 for high school mathematics, social studies, grades K–12, and fine arts, grades K–12. The materials went into classrooms in the 2015–16 school year.

Proclamation 2015 (PDF)
SBOE-Adopted Proclamation 2015 Materials (PDF) 

Proclamation 2014 

The SBOE issued Proclamation 2014 in April 2012. Instructional materials were adopted by the SBOE in November 2013 for science, grades K–12, and mathematics, grades K–8. The materials went into classrooms in the 2014–15 school year.

Proclamation 2014 (PDF)
SBOE-Adopted Proclamation 2014 Materials (PDF)

Request for Supplemental Science Materials

The SBOE issued a request for supplemental science materials that met all the new and expanded requirements of the TEKS adopted by the  SBOE in March 2009. The supplemental science materials went out of adoption with the adoption of Proclamation 2014 science materials. 

Request for Supplemental Science Materials Middle School  (PDF)
Request for Supplemental Science Materials High School (PDF)

Midcycle 2011 Proclamation

The SBOE issued Midcycle 2011 in March 2010. The instructional materials were adopted by the SBOE in January and April 2011. The materials were available for use in the 2011–12 school year.

Midcycle 2011 Proclamation (PDF)

Proclamation 2011

The SBOE issued Proclamation 2011 in May 2008 and amended it in September 2008. The instructional materials were adopted by the SBOE in November 2010. The materials went into classrooms in the 2011–12 school year.

Proclamation 2011 Vol.1 (PDF)
Proclamation 2011 Vol.2 (PDF)

Proclamation 2010

The SBOE issued Proclamation 2010 in November 2007 and amended it to include Spanish Language Arts in September 2008. The instructional materials were adopted by the SBOE in November 2009. The materials went into classrooms in the 2010–11 school year. 

Proclamation 2010 (PDF)

Proclamation 2005

The SBOE issued Proclamation 2005 in November 2005. The instructional materials were adopted by the SBOE in November 2007. The materials went into classrooms in the 2008–09 school year. The mathematics materials went out of adoption with the adoption of Proclamation 2014 K-8 mathematics materials.

Proclamation 2005 (PDF)

Proclamation 2004

The SBOE issued Proclamation 2004 in May 2004. The instructional materials were adopted by the SBOE in November 2006. The materials went into classrooms in the 2007–08 school year. The high school mathematics materials went out of adoption with the adoption of Proclamation 2015 high school mathematics materials.

Proclamation 2004 (PDF)