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Last days to review textbooks for Richmond County schools

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The deadline is approaching for parents and students to provide their opinions on new English/language arts and math textbooks under consideration by the Richmond County School System.

The school district is accepting comments through Jan. 6.

The books are for middle and high school students. District administrators want input on the tools and resources that are available to support remote learning. They also want to know if online resources are easy to navigate.

“Because when we look at the alignment of our resources, we also have to think about the usability of parents being able to support at home,” said Kinesha Ponder, assistant director of teaching and learning. “Also, students being able to utilize resources effectively, independently, when they don’t have someone to support them when they’re away from school.”

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There are seven math books to review with topics including calculus, algebra and trigonometry.

There is one book for grades 6-12 on literature and one, also for grades 6-12, on English language arts.

“Our textbook adoption process, we allow stakeholders from various schools,” explained Ponder. “So, we’ll select teachers that are within the current scenario, we select parents to be part of our committee. We also like other leaders within the district, we have principals. So, we have a variety of stakeholders at the table when we are looking at resources that are aligned to the state standards.”

Descriptions of each book are on the school district website.

After reviewing each book, there is a link for parents and students to complete a survey.

Dana Lynn McIntyre is a Staff Reporter with The Augusta Press. You can reach her at [email protected] 

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