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:

 

The State Board of Education (SBOE) issued Proclamation 2024 at its April 2022 meeting to call for science, grades K–12; technology applications, grades K–8; Personal Financial Literacy and Economics; and several CTE courses.  The SBOE is scheduled to adopt materials for Proclamation 2024 in November 2023. The adopted materials will go into classrooms in the 2024–25 school year.

Important Proclamation 2024 Documents

The report below will list publishers showing an interest in having their science, grades K–12; technology applications, grades K–8; Personal Financial Literacy and Economics; and CTE courses go through the review and adoption process.

  • Proclamation 2024 Publishers Under Consideration (PDF) (Coming January 2023)

The SBOE requires that all Proclamation 2024 pre-adoption samples of instructional materials submitted for adoption be available online.

  • Proclamation 2024 Pre-adoption Samples (Coming March 2023)

Public Comment

Any resident of Texas may submit written comments about instructional materials under consideration for adoption (Comment form coming March 2023). Copies of written comments are provided to the SBOE and the publisher and posted on TEA’s website. The SBOE holds a public hearing allowing citizens to provide oral testimony about instructional materials submitted for adoption. Representatives of publishing companies may respond to testimony at the hearing or within ten working days of the hearing.

This report lists comments submitted by the public and includes the publishers' responses.

  • Proclamation 2024 Public Comments (PDF) (Coming November 2023)


Important documents specific to publishers can be found on the Adoption Resources for Publishers web page.

 

The State Board of Education (SBOE) did not issue Proclamation 2023. You may see the SBOE’s discussion of this topic in the broadcast of the SBOE’s meeting. (Click item 5.)


Important documents specific to publishers can be found on the Adoption Resources for Publishers web page.

The State Board of Education (SBOE) issued Proclamation 2022 at the April 2020 meeting to call for health and physical education instructional materials. The materials adoption under Proclamation 2022 occured in November 2021. The adopted materials are scheduled to go into classrooms in the 2022–23 school year. 

Important Proclamation Documents:

This report summarizes the official findings of the state review panels (SRPs) for materials adopted by the SBOE at its November 2021 meeting.

This report lists names and contact information for publishers with health and physical education materials adopted by the SBOE.

This report lists errors identified by the SRP after being reviewed at the July 2021 SRP meeting, the public during the public comment period, and the publishers. This report includes how the publisher intends to correct the error. All corrections must be made in the final versions provided to schools as a condition of adoption by the SBOE.

This report lists all changes proposed by publishers, including those made in response to SRP feedback, public comment, and public testimony. All proposed changes must be made to the final versions provided to schools as a condition of adoption by the SBOE.

This report contains the new content reviewed and approved by the SRPs. The new content will be included in the final versions provided to schools as a condition of adoption by the SBOE.

This EMAT report includes program and component pricing information for materials adopted under Proclamation 2022. This report will be updated nightly as bids are approved by TEA staff.

The SBOE requires that all Proclamation 2022 pre-adoption samples of instructional materials submitted for adoption be available online. A link to those samples is posted below.

This report includes information regarding the interoperability of health and physical education programs, including available delivery formats, authentication requirements, and technology standards compatibility.


September 2021 SBOE Meeting Reports:

This report summarizes the findings of the state review panels for materials under consideration for adoption by the State Board of Education for Proclamation 2022.


This report lists errors identified by state review panelists and the publishers' responses.


This report lists state review panelists' feedback and suggestions and publishers’ responses.

November 2021 SBOE Meeting Reports:

This report summarizes the findings of the state review panels for materials eligible for adoption by the SBOE and includes the ISBN, title, and percentage of TEKS coverage.

This report lists errors identified by the publisher or the SRP after being reviewed at the July 2021 SRP meeting. The report includes how the publisher intends to correct the error. All corrections are to be made to the final versions provided to schools as a condition of adoption by the SBOE.

This report lists the student expectations not fully addressed in instructional materials submitted for adoption by the SBOE.

These revised reports are updated reports of the findings of the SRPs for materials eligible for adoption by the SBOE. These reports were edited to remove duplicate entries, correct mislabeled entries, and add updated publisher responses.

This report lists all editorial changes that publishers intend to make to their pre-adoption samples prior to final publication.

This report contains the proposed changes and new content that was provided in response to public testimony. The proposed changes and new content will be included in the final versions provided to schools as a condition of adoption by the SBOE.

This report contains the new content that was reviewed and approved by the SRPs. The new content will be included in the final versions provided to schools as a condition of adoption by the SBOE.

This report lists errors identified by publishers and includes the proposed corrections. These corrections must be made as a condition of adoption by the SBOE.

This report lists corrections proposed by publishers in response to public testimony.

This report lists comments submitted by the public and includes the publishers' responses.

This report lists alleged factual errors submitted by the public and the publishers’ responses.


Important documents specific to publishers can be found on the Adoption Resources for Publishers web page.

The SBOE issued Proclamation 2021 at its June 2019 meeting to call for English and Spanish prekindergarten systems. The adoption of materials under Proclamation 2021 is scheduled to occur in November 2020. The adopted materials are scheduled to go into classrooms in the 2021–22 school year.

Adoption Supports for Districts:

Below are some helpful resources and links to assist districts in building strong, locally driven adoption processes for selecting prekindergarten materials.

 

Proclamation Important Documents:

This report summarizes the findings of the state review panels for materials adopted by the SBOE and includes the ISBN, title, and percentage of TPG covered for each domain.

This report contains links to the new content that was reviewed and approved by the summer 2020 state review panel. The new content will be added to the final adopted program.

This report lists names and contact information for publishers that submitted prekindergarten materials adopted by the SBOE.

This report includes information regarding the interoperability of prekindergarten programs, including available delivery formats, authentication requirements, and technology standards compatibility.

September 2020 SBOE Meeting Reports:

This report lists comments and publisher responses from the June 2020 state review panel meeting regarding Prekindergarten Systems that are currently under consideration for adoption by the SBOE.


This report lists all editorial changes and new content submitted during the June 2020 state review panel meeting. All new content and editorial changes included in this report are to be included in the final versions provided to schools as a condition of adoption by the SBOE.


This report lists errors identified by either the publisher or the state review panel after being reviewed at the June 2020 state review panel meeting. The report includes how the publisher intends to correct the error. All corrections are to be made to the final versions provided to schools as a condition of adoption by the SBOE.

November 2020 SBOE Meeting Reports:

This report lists additional errors identified by the publisher since August 17, 2020. The report includes how the publisher intends to correct the error. The corrections are to be made in the final updated versions provided to schools as a condition of adoption by the State Board of Education (SBOE).

This report lists additional editorial changes and new content identified by the publisher since August 17, 2020. The changes are to be included in the final updated versions provided to schools as a condition of adoption by the State Board of Education (SBOE).


Important documents specific to publishers can be found on the Adoption Resources for Publishers web page.

The State Board of Education (SBOE) issued Proclamation 2020 at its April 2018 meeting. Instructional materials were adopted in November 2019 for high school English language arts and reading. The adopted materials are scheduled to go into classrooms in the 2020–21 school year.

Important Proclamation Documents:

This report lists the names and contact information for publishers that had materials adopted by the State Board of Education at its November 2019 meeting.

This report summarizes the official findings of the state review panels for materials adopted by the State Board of Education at its November 2019 meeting and includes the ISBN, title, media format, and percentage of TEKS and ELPS covered for each product.

This report includes information regarding the interoperability of materials adopted under Proclamation 2020, including available delivery formats, authentication requirements, and technology standards compatibility.

This report lists the specific student expectations not addressed in Proclamation 2020 materials adopted by the State Board of Education.

This report contains links to the new content that was reviewed and approved by the summer 2019 review team. The new content will be implemented in the final adopted program.

September 2019 SBOE Meeting Reports:

This report lists errors identified by either the publisher or the state review panel and includes how the publisher intends to correct the error. The corrections were made in the final versions provided to schools as a condition of adoption by the State Board of Education.

This report lists editorial changes identified by either the publisher or the state review panel and includes how the publisher intends to change the content. The changes were made in the final versions provided to schools.

This report lists comments from the state review panel and includes the publisher's responses to the comments.

 

Important documents specific to publishers can be found on the Adoption Resources for Publishers web page.

The State Board of Education (SBOE) issued Proclamation 2019 at its April 2017 meeting. Instructional materials were adopted in November 2018 for English language arts and reading, grades K–8; Spanish language arts and reading, grades K–5; handwriting (English and Spanish), grades K–5; spelling (English), grades 1–6; and Personal Financial Literacy. The adopted materials are scheduled to go into classrooms in the 2019–20 school year.  

Proclamation 2019 (Amended 4-13-2018) (PDF)

 

Important Proclamation Documents:

Publishers were given the opportunity to provide new content and/or new citations to improve the official Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) percentage of adopted products. State review panels (SRPs) met in July 2020 to review updated English and Spanish language arts and reading materials, grades K–5 and Personal Financial Literacy materials originally adopted under Proclamation 2019. The following reports from the July 2020 SRP meetings were provided to the SBOE at the September 2020 meeting:

This report lists the previous TEKS coverage percentages and the potentially new percentages for the updated materials.

This report lists new content and editorial changes to be included in updated materials.  


This report lists SRP comments from the July 2020 meeting and the publishers’ responses.

This report lists errors identified by either the publisher or the state review panel after being reviewed at the July 2020 SRP meeting The report includes how the publisher intends to correct the error. The corrections are to be made in the final updated versions provided to schools as a condition of adoption by the State Board of Education.

September 2018 SBOE Meeting Reports:

November 2018 SBOE Meeting Reports:

April 2019 Pearson Education, Inc Addendum Report:

Important documents specific to publishers can be found on the Adoption Resources for Publishers web page.

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 went into classrooms in the 2018–19 school year.

Important documents specific to publishers can be found on the Adoption Resources for Publishers web page.

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.


Important documents specific to publishers can be found on the Adoption Resources for Publishers web page.

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.


Important documents specific to publishers can be found on the Adoption Resources for Publishers web page.

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


Important documents specific to publishers can be found on the Adoption Resources for Publishers web page.

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. 


Important documents specific to publishers can be found on the Adoption Resources for Publishers web page.

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)


Important documents specific to publishers can be found on the Adoption Resources for Publishers web page.

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.


Important documents specific to publishers can be found on the Adoption Resources for Publishers web page.

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)


Important documents specific to publishers can be found on the Adoption Resources for Publishers web page.

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)


Important documents specific to publishers can be found on the Adoption Resources for Publishers web page.

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)


Important documents specific to publishers can be found on the Adoption Resources for Publishers web page.

Contact Information

Instructional Materials and Implementation Division
1701 North Congress Avenue, Room 3-110
Austin, Texas 78701-1494