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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

 

2016-17 Social Studies K-12

 

Walton County School District is currently reviewing materials for the Florida Instructional Materials adoption for K-12 Social Studies.  Final committee recommendations will be made no later than May 26, 2017.  All materials will be available for electronic viewing on the Florida Department of Education website beginning February 13, 2017 - see information below for access.  A print version of sample materials will be available for public viewing April 10 - May 15, 2017 at the Tivoli Administrative Complex, 145 Park Street, DeFuniak Springs, Florida.                                                                 

Florida Department of Education has opened a portal for Guest Reviewers to preview materials submitted for state adoption.  The portal registration is now open.  Access to materials will be open at noon February 13 – 27, 2017.   First time users will need to register to create an account at the following website: https://app2.fldoe.org/BII/InstructMat/Evaluation/Account/Login.aspx

 

 

 

 

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.