Superintendent's Memo #072-10

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education

April 2, 2010

TO: Division Superintendents

FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Board of Education Adoption List for K-12 History and Social Science Textbook and Instructional Materials

At the March 18, 2010, Board of Education meeting, the Board approved the list of K-12 History and Social Science textbooks and instructional materials for state adoption.

The Virginia Department of Education followed the established process for reviewing and recommending textbooks and instructional materials submitted for adoption. The list, accompanied by profile sheets that provide the information used to determine the recommendations, can be found on the History and Social Science Textbook and Instructional Materials Web page at http://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/textbooks/history_social_science/index.shtml.

For more information, please contact Beverly Thurston, coordinator for textbooks and instructional materials, Office of Middle and High School Instruction, by e-mail at Beverly.Thurston@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 225-2893.

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