June 2019 Committee of the Full Board Item 5

Amendments to Proclamation 2020 of the State Board of Education Advertising for
Bids on Instructional Materials


June 14, 2019

COMMITTEE OF THE FULL BOARD: ACTION
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION: ACTION

SUMMARY:
This item provides an opportunity for the State Board of Education (SBOE) to amend the Proclamation 2020 schedule of adoption procedures to extend the review window to accommodate proposed amendments to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English I–IV and English I and II for Speakers of Other Languages. Proclamation 2020 calls for instructional materials for courses in high school English language arts and reading and English for speakers of other languages.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: Texas Education Code (TEC), §31.022.

TEC, §31.022, requires the SBOE to adopt rules to provide for a full and complete investigation of instructional materials for each subject in the foundation curriculum and for each subject in the enrichment curriculum.

The full text of statutory citations can be found in the statutory authority section of this agenda.

PREVIOUS BOARD ACTION:Proclamation 2020 was issued by the SBOE in April 2018 and amended by the SBOE in November 2018.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND JUSTIFICATION:
A revised adoption cycle for instructional materials was approved by the SBOE in January 2012. The cycle was most recently adjusted in July 2017.

FISCAL IMPACT: None.

PUBLIC BENEFIT AND COST TO PERSONS: Benefits include the availability of instructional materials aligned to new and revised standards in the year in which new and revised standards are implemented.

PUBLIC COMMENTS: None.

MOTION TO BE CONSIDERED:
The State Board of Education:

Approve proposed amendments to Proclamation 2020 of the State Board of Education Advertising for Bids for Instructional Materials.

Staff Members Responsible:
Monica Martinez, Associate Commissioner, Standards and Support Services
Kelly Callaway, Senior Director, Instructional Materials


Attachment: Proposed Amendments to Proclamation 2020 Schedule of Adoption Procedures