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KINGSPORT Tenn. -Before making a recommendation to the Kingsport Board of Education for adoption, Kingsport City Schools local textbook selecting commit for social studies K-12 is considering the following publishers:

The following textbooks will be displayed for elementary social studies courses:

  • Grades K-5 publisher: American Legacy
  • Grades 4-5 publisher: Gibbs Smith

The following textbooks will be displayed for middle school social studies courses:

  • McGraw-Hill School Education LLC
  • Pearson Education Inc. publishing as Prentice Hall

The following textbooks will be displayed for high school social studies courses:

  • Cengage Learning
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • McGraw-Hill School Education LLC
  • Pearson Education Inc.
  • Pearson Education Inc. publishing as Prentice Hall

The recommended textbooks will be on display for public viewing from February 27 – 28, 2014 located at Kingsport City Schools Administrative Support Center, 400 Clinchfield Street, Ste. 200, 2nd Floor – Heritage Room, downtown, Kingsport from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Final textbook recommendations will be made to the Kingsport Board of Education in March. The school board must approve the textbooks by vote at both the March and April meetings, as the final adoption(s) of school system textbooks is due in Nashville by mid-April.

Kingsport City Schools is a public school system located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school and an alternative school; with total enrollment reaching 6,500 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to be, Student Focused -¦ World Class.

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