Instructional Materials and Library Services

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Sarasota County Schools is considering instructional materials for grades 6 – 12 Science, for adoption and implementation in the 2018-2019 school year.

The window for the review and evaluation of student materials being considered for 6-12 Science Adoption opened on Friday, October 27th  and will close on Thursday, November 30th, 2017.

The School Board of Sarasota County will hear public comment on the grades 6-12 Science Textbook Adoption materials at the November 28, 2017 regularly scheduled School Board meeting.  If you would like to comment before the School Board on the materials currently under review for adoption in the 2018-2019 school year, you will be asked to complete one of the public comment cards at the start of the meeting, which is called to order at 3:00 p.m.  The November 28, 2017 School Board meeting will be held at the Landings Administrative Complex, 1980 Landings Blvd, Sarasota, Florida.

  • For a list of the specific materials that are being reviewed, click on "Science Materials Under Review" Document found in the "Links" section of this page.
  • To access online samples refer to the “Public Online Access to Materials Under Review” Document found in the “Links” section of this page.
  • To submit an evaluation of these materials refer to the “Public Online Evaluation to Materials under Review” Document found in the “Links” section of this page.
  • For instructions on how to submit an evaluation using the EdValuate Tool, refer to the “Public Access Quick Start Guide” in the “Links” section of this page”.


6-12 Science Adoption Timeline 2017 2018 Final
Sarasota Affidavit