Policy and Process

Updated on Tue, 06/05/2018 - 9:12am

6230 Textbook and Materials Selection

Adams 12 Five Star Schools strives to select the best learning resources available for students and has developed a selection process to ensure our textbooks and educational resources meet district goals.

Purpose:

To review and recommend learning resources that provide major support to instructional programs aligned to the Colorado Academic Standards and Adams 12 Five Star Schools curriculum

District Policy 6230 refers to the processes, committee and materials to be selected in Adams 12 five star schools. Once a consensus is reached, a recommendation from the selection committee will be presented to the superintendent.

The Committee consists of:

  • Chief Academic Officer or Designee
  • District level staff members with content expertise
  • School principals              
  • School teachers
  • Parents
  • Community members
  • Student representatives
  • Additional members with relevant expertise as appropriate

Criteria for Recommendation

  • Aligned to the Colorado Academic Standards, the Next Generation Science Standards, and/or the Adams 12 Five Star Schools curriculum for the content area under consideration
  • Aligned with the AP College Board or IB curriculum
  • Aligned with the defined 21st Century Skills for Colorado Learners