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Walton County School District

K-12 Instructional Materials

K-12 Instructional Materials

Cathy Hall

Coordinator 

E-mail: hallc@walton.k12.fl.us
Telephone: (850) 892-1100 ext. 1548

State of Florida Adoption Schedule 2015-2020

 

http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/5574/urlt/AdoptionCycle.pdf

 

2017-18  K-12 Science Adoption

Walton County School District will begin reviewing materials submitted to the Florida Department of Education for the Florida Instructional Materials adoption for K-12 Science in December.   Electronic materials will be available for public viewing on the Florida Department of Education's Instructional Materials Guest Reviewer site.  Once the FDOE site is available an announcemenet will be immediately posted for your convenience.  The textbook adoption committee will render its final recommendation in early April.  At that time print copies of the recommended titles will be available at the Tivoli Administrative Complex, 145 Park Street, DeFuniak Springs, Florida. Anyone wanting to preview the  materials should contact Cathy Hall at 892-1100, extension 1548.        

Social Studies Recommended Titles 2016.17

 

 

Instructional Materials for Science, English Language Arts, Math, World Languages and Social Studies*

Walton Adopted Textbooks 2010-2017

 

Process for Parental Objection to Adoption of Materials

 

Pursuant to section 1006.28 (1) (a) (3) Florida Statutes, a parent of a public school student enrolled in the District may contest the School Board’s adoption of a specific instructional material as follows:

  1.  Once the materials are adopted by the School Board, a parent of a public school student may contest the adoption of  a specific instructional material, within 30 days after the adoption of the material by the School Board, by using the Parental Petition to Contest Instructional Materials form (SDWC 279 )
  2.  The Parental Petition to Contest Instructional Materials form (SDWC 279 ) is available on the Walton County School District Webpage (http://www.walton.k12.fl.us).  The form must be signed by the parent, include the required contact information, and state the objection to the instructional material.
  3. Within 30 days after the 30-day adoption period has expired, the School Board will conduct at least one public hearing on all petitions received within the 30-day objection period.
  4. Petitioners will receive written notification of the date and time of the public hearing at least seven (7) days before the meeting.
  5. All contested materials will be available online to the public at least seven (7) days before the public hearing.
  6. In accordance with Florida law, the School Board’s decision is final and not subject to further petition or review.  Petitioners will receive written notification of the date and time of the public hearing at least seven (7) days before the meeting.
  7. All contested materials will be available online to the public at least seven (7) days before the public hearing.
  8. In accordance with Florida law, the School Board’s decision is final and not subject to further petition or review.