The Curricular Materials adoption process has its basis in Idaho Code (33-118, 33-118A).
Further defined in the Administrative Rules of the State Board of Education, IDAPA
Idaho Adoption Process provides review and evaluation of new curricular
materials, according to our six year adoption cycle. Materials are screened for
content, organization, presentation and quality. This process maintains local control
in choice of instructional materials by providing approved listings of materials
in subject areas. All state approved materials are under contract for the length
of the adoption cycle, ensuring availability of quality materials, at the lowest
Mathematics Curricular Materials Adoption Postponement
The framework for adopting curricular materials is undergoing revisions. Therefore, the process and procedures for adopting curricular materials for mathematics has been suspended for the 2014 adoption cycle. This suspension provides publishers additional time to transform mathematics curricular materials aligned to Idaho state standards. The revised framework, aligned to our state standards, is expected to be published in 2015.
Please direct inquiries to the Curricular Materials Specialist.