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H-SS Publisher Bulletin 2017-01

California Department of Education
Official Letter
California Department of Education
Official Letter
January 20, 2017

Dear Publishers of History–Social Science Instructional Materials for Kindergarten through Grade Eight:


If you plan to participate in California’s 2017 History–Social Science (HSS) Instructional Materials Adoption, please observe that you must submit the Intent to Submit Form (attached) no later than Wednesday, February 1, 2017. This form is available at the following California Department of Education (CDE) History–Social Science Adoption Web site [].

Based upon the information provided on the Intent to Submit Form, the CDE will invoice participating publishers $5,000 per grade level, per program. That fee will be due no later than March 8, 2017.

If you have any questions regarding this instructional materials adoption process, please contact David Almquist, Publisher Liaison, Instructional Resources Unit, by phone at 916-319-0444 or by e-mail at


Stephanie Gregson, Ed.D, Director
Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division


Last Reviewed: Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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