DATE: December 18, 2018
CONTACT: Michele Castner, Director of Elementary Education
Learning Resources for Elementary and Secondary Language Arts Available for Public Review
(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Learning resources for Elementary and Secondary Language Arts, proposed for approval at the Albemarle County School Board’s meeting on December 6, 2018, will be on display through February 14, 2019, at the Albemarle County Office Building, located at 401 McIntire Road in Charlottesville.
The books and materials are available for public review from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on school division holidays. Please check in with the 3rd floor receptionist upon arrival and someone will assist you. These learning resources will be considered for approval at the School Board meeting on February 14, 2019.
In accordance with School Board Policy IIAA, a textbook selection and adoption committee developed specific evaluation checklists to determine alignment of materials with Albemarle County curriculum goals, correlation to the related discipline area competencies, and lifelong-learner competencies. The committee also reviewed learning resources to ensure they meet the selection criteria outlined in Policy IIAA, including overall instructional purpose, educational suitability, age appropriateness, timeliness, subject matter importance, and product quality.