Pasco County Schools is currently reviewing instructional materials for English Language Arts Grades K-12 for implementation in the 2021-2022 school year. Below is the login information to virtually review these materials. Please contact Tonia Shook or Jennifer Niles with questions.
Thank you for taking the time to review the potential books and texts your student(s) will be reading and discussing and the types of work they will be engaging in English Language Arts for the upcoming school year 2021-22. After careful review of the materials using the links in the table below, please take five minutes to complete the feedback form for the publishers under consideration. We appreciate and value your input. This survey closes Friday, February 19, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.
Middle School and High School
Grades 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 12th
|Savvas||Middle School - Grades 6th – 8th||
|PCG (Public Consulting Group)||High School – 9th||
|PCG (Public Consulting Group)||High School – 10th||
|PCG (Public Consulting Group)||High School – 12th||
F.S. 1006.28 (2)(a)(2)(a,b) Each district school board must adopt a policy regarding an objection by a parent or a resident of the county to the use of a specific instructional material, which clearly describes a process to handle all objections and provides for resolution. The process must provide the parent or resident the opportunity to proffer evidence to the district school board that:
a. An instructional material does not meet the criteria of s. 1006.31(2) or s. 1006.40(3)(d) if it was selected for use in a course or otherwise made available to students in the school district but was not subject to the public notice, review, comment, and hearing procedures under s. 1006.283(2)(b)8., 9., and 11.
b. Any material used in a classroom, made available in a school library, or included on a reading list contains content that is pornographic or prohibited under s. 847.012, is not suited to student needs and their ability to comprehend the material presented, or is inappropriate for the grade level and age group for which the material is used.
If the district school board finds that an instructional material does not meet the criteria under sub-subparagraph a. or that any other material contains prohibited content under sub-subparagraph b., the school district shall discontinue use of the material for any grade level or age group for which such use is inappropriate or unsuitable.
Current parents and residents of Pasco County Schools may file a petition for reconsideration using the form below.