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    The original vendor candidates from Stage 1 of the adoption process included Accelerate Learning (STEMScopes), Carbon TIME, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, McGraw Hill, PASCO, Pearson, and PEER. Also included in this process were materials developed in collaboration between teachers and university partners.

    On December 15, 2018, after over 20 hours of analysis and review of the Stage 1 candidates, the 9-12 Science Adoption Committee selected the following vendor candidates to be elevated to Stage 2 for further consideration:

    • BIO A:  Carbon TIME
    • BIO B: Materials Developed by SPS Teachers in Collaboration with University Partners
    • CHEM A:  STEMScopes and Materials Developed by SPS Teachers
    • CHEM B:  STEMScopes
    • PHYS A and B:  PEER

    IM Review Criteria

    Meeting Notes

    Instructional Materials Open Houses

    NGSS (Washington State Science Standards)

    Process and Timeline

    Board Policy 2015 Governing Adoption

    Roles and Responsibilities of Adoption Process OSPI

    Committee Membership Roster

    Science Alignment to Standards Questions and Answers

    Family Resources from NGSS