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Curriculum Frameworks & Instructional Materials

Information on all subject areas.

Curriculum frameworks provide guidance for implementing the content standards adopted by the State Board of Education (SBE). Frameworks are developed by the Instructional Quality Commission, formerly known as the Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission, which also reviews and recommends textbooks and other instructional materials to be adopted by the SBE.

Curriculum Frameworks

Instructional Materials

  1. Instructional Materials Frequently Asked Questions
    Find answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding instructional materials, funding, sufficiency and the Williams settlement.
  2. Instructional Materials Adoptions General Information
    Learn about the adoption process, schedule, piloting, and other information.
  3. Instructional Materials Evaluation and Adoption Process -CalEdFacts
  4. Clearinghouse for Specialized Media & Technology
    Information and resources that support access to the general curriculum by students with disabilities.
  5. Listing of Learning Resource Display Centers (LRDC's)
  6. Liability for Lost or Damaged Instructional Materials
    See information from theCaliforniaEducation Coderegarding damage to student-issued instructional materials.
  7. Price List Search and Adopted Materials Publisher Information
  8. Social Content Review
    Search for instructional materials that comply with SBE guidelines for Social Content.
  9. Funding for Instructional Materials
  10. Instructional Materials Survey Forms
    The gathered information is used to assist in evaluating the sufficiency of instructional materials.
  11. Free List Procedures and Marketing Practices:
  12. Senate Bill 48 FAQ
    Find answers to the most frequently asked questions related to the implementation of Senate Bill 48 (Chapter 81 of the Statutes of 2011).
  13. Cesar Chavez Model Curriculum External link opens in new window or tab.
    Access standards-based model curriculum on the life and work of César E. Chávez for Kindergarten through grade 12. 
Questions:   Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division | CFIRD@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0881
Last Reviewed: Thursday, August 23, 2018
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