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Mathematics Adoption Notice of Intent

2025 California Mathematics Instructional Materials Adoption Notice of Intent.

The California State Board of Education (SBE) has scheduled a Mathematics Instructional Materials Adoption for 2025. This adoption will consider publisher/developer submissions for instructional materials programs designed for kindergarten through grade eight. Final SBE consideration of submitted programs will occur in November 2025.

Background

At its July 12, 2023, public meeting, the SBE adopted a revision to the Mathematics Curriculum Framework which includes the instructional materials evaluation criteria for the forthcoming 2025 Mathematics Instructional Materials Adoption. The SBE has approved and posted the Schedule of Significant Events for the 2025 Mathematics Instructional Materials Adoption.

Publisher or Manufacturer Fee

Pursuant to California Education Code (EC) Section 60213 External link opens in new window or tab., the California Department of Education (CDE) will assess publishers or manufacturers participating in the 2025 Mathematics Instructional Materials Adoption a fee for each grade level of each program a publisher or manufacturer submits for consideration of adoption. The participation fee will be $8,000 for each grade level per the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 9517.3 External link opens in new window or tab.. The fee shall be payable by the publisher or manufacturer even if it subsequently chooses to withdraw a program or reduce the number of grade levels submitted for review. EC Section 60213 External link opens in new window or tab. provides that the SBE may reduce the fee for a small publisher or manufacturer. For the purposes of this adoption, a small publisher or manufacturer is defined as one that meets all of the following criteria: independently owned or operated; not dominant in its field of operation; has 100 or fewer employees, together with its affiliates; has average annual gross receipts of $10 million or less over the previous three years. The CDE will publish information about the fee reduction process on the Instructional Materials web page for mathematics in late summer 2024.

Additional Information

For additional information, please visit the CDE Instructional Materials web page for mathematics. You may also contact the CDE Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division at 916-319-0881 or CFIRD@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division | CFIRD@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0881
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