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Parents, public can review proposed school instructional materials online

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From staff reports

The South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) has invited the public to review instructional materials that have been proposed for use in South Carolina’s public schools.

In a memo to S.C. District Superintendents, SCDE Chief Finance Officer Nancy Williams encouraged community participation in this process. “We would like to invite you and members of your district and community to participate in the public review.”

The materials are in the following subject areas:

  •  Advanced Baking and Pastry
  •  Advanced Placement European History
  •  Biology 1, 2, and Advanced Placement
  •  Civics
  •  Computer Applications
  •  Digital Art and Design 1, 2, 3, 4
  •  Digital Media Marketing
  •  Digital Multimedia
  •  Digital Workplace Applications
  •  Esthetics
  •  Event and Entertainment Management
  •  Fundamentals of Healthcare
  •  Image Editing
  •  International Business
  •  Nutrition and Wellness

The instructional materials are on display at 12 locations throughout the state – including at University of South Carolina Beaufort – through Nov. 14. Instructions for submitting comments will be available at the USCB Bluffton Campus Library at 8 East Campus Drive.

Links to access the instructional materials virtually and submit public comments can be found at https://bit.ly/3yQ0uzX.

The SCDE will receive public comments before a final decision is made on adopting the instructional materials. The materials will be recommended to the State Board for adoption on Dec. 13, 2022 by the Instructional Materials Review Panels appointed by the State Board of Education.

For more information, please review the SCDE’s news release at https://bit.ly/3gfEd8v.

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