DATE: May 15, 2020
CONTACT: John Hobson, Lead Coach
Learning Resources for History and Social Science Available for Public Review
(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Learning resources for social studies, proposed for adoption at the Albemarle County School Board meeting on May 14, 2020, are now available for public review using the following link:
Community members may request a copy of the book by emailing Jennifer Sublette at firstname.lastname@example.org and submit feedback via email to John Hobson at email@example.com.
Following the requisite 30-day public review, staff will consider any feedback received and make appropriate recommendations for action and/or adoption at the July 9, 2020, School Board meeting.
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 reviews 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.