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2018 Science Adoption Events

Approved by the California State Board of Education on March 9, 2017. Revised September 21, 2017*.
Event Schedule

State Board of Education (SBE) Adoption of Science Framework/Evaluation Criteria

November 3, 2016

Instructional Quality Commission (IQC) approves Schedule of Significant Events (Timeline) and online reviewer application

January 19–20, 2017

SBE approves Timeline and online reviewer application (per California Code of Regulations, Title 5 [5CCR] §9513)

March 8–9, 2017

Recruitment of reviewers (at least 90 days per 5CCR §9513)

April 21–July 21, 2017

IQC recommends reviewers to SBE

September 27-28, 2017

Small publisher fee reduction requests due

November 2, 2017

SBE appoints reviewers

November 8–9, 2017

IQC approves training materials (5CCR §9512[h])

November 16–17, 2017

SBE approves training materials (5CCR §9512[h]) and small publisher fee reduction requests (5CCR §9517.3)

January 18–19, 2018

Invitation to Submit meeting January 30, 2018

Intent to Submit forms due from publishers (5CCR §9517.3)

February 12, 2018

Submission List information for programs (5CCR §9517.3)

March 8, 2018

Deadline for payment of publisher participation fees (5CCR §9517.3) March 27, 2018

Reviewer Training

April 16–20, 2018

Instructional Materials Samples Due

May 4, 2018

Independent Review

May–July 2018

Reviewer Deliberations

July 16–20, 2018

IQC holds public meeting to receive comment (5 CCR§9524[a])

August 13, 2018

IQC makes recommendation

September 20-21, 2018

SBE holds public hearing to receive comment (Education Code 60203 and 5 CCR §9524[b])

November 8-9, 2018

SBE takes action on recommendation

November 8-9, 2018

*This timeline is subject to change. State Board of Education will only take action on changes to the approved timeline if they affect Instructional Quality Commission or State Board of Education action dates.

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
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