TITLE

Florida Moves Ahead with Social Studies Adoption

PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;12/5/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 24, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Florida schools will have official state education commissioner-approved list of titles for the K-12 social studies adoption wherein publishers submitted 51 titles for classes from kindergarten social studies. The social studies adoption indicates that the state moves to a more digital textbook setting by 2015-2016. It mentions the plan of Florida to adopt materials aligned with Common Core State Standards for K-5 reading, English language arts and math in 2013.
ACCESSION #
69714967

 

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