Kingsport City Schools Proposed Textbooks Announced

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KINGSPORT – Before making a recommendation to the Kingsport Board of Education for adoption, Kingsport City Schools textbook selecting committee for K-12 mathematics is considering the following Tennessee State Board of Education approved textbook publishers:

Grades K-2 Mathematics

Curriculum Associates, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Math Learning Center, Scott Foresman, Eureka Math

Grades 3-5 Mathematics

Curriculum Associates, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Math Learning Center, Eureka Math

Grades 6-8 Mathematics

Curriculum Associates, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Eureka Math, Agile Minds, Triumph, Big Ideas, Carnegie, College Board, McGraw Hill,

Grades 9-12 Mathematics

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Eureka Math, Agile Minds, Big Ideas, Carnegie, College Board, McGraw Hill, Pearson, Cengage, Bedford Freeman & Worth

The recommended textbooks will be on display for public viewing and comment on March 20 and March 23, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and on March 24 from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. located at Kingsport City Schools Administrative Support Center, 400 Clinchfield Street, Ste. 200, 3rd Floor – Tennessee Room, downtown, Kingsport.

Final textbook recommendations will be made to the Kingsport Board of Education on April 9. The local school board has the responsibility to decide by vote which textbooks to use in the district.  The final adoption of school system textbooks is due to the Tenn. Department of Education by April 15.

Kingsport City Schools (KCS) is a public school district 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 a non-traditional school; with total enrollment over 7,100 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to be Student Focused -¦ World Class.

KCS has been named the top school district in Tennessee as winner of the 2014 SCORE Prize District Award by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) and has earned the 2014 Achievement Award in the annual Excellence in Tennessee Recognition Program by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNPCE).

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