I need your help.
WE NEED VOLUNTEERS TO REVIEW HISTORY, MATH, AND FINE ARTS TEXTBOOKS!
Now is the time for you to make a difference in how history is recorded in the textbooks used in Texas classrooms! Please contact me if you are interested in being part of a textbook review;
board members can nominate people to serve on a panel and they are given priority consideration.
We especially need help reviewing the history textbooks. Please spread the work; we need our grassroots citizens to read the content in our children’s textbooks!
Please contact me at email@example.com
Here is the information about the nomination form:
The Texas Education Agency is now accepting nominations to the state review panels that will evaluate instructional materials for:
Social Studies, grades K-12 and social studies (Spanish), grades K-5
Mathematics, grades 9-12
Fine Arts, grades K-12
1. To nominate yourself or someone else to serve on a state review panel, please complete the form posted at
http://www.tea.state.tx.us/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIdentifier=id&ItemID=25769808256&libID=25769808258 and submit it to the TEA on or before Friday, January 24, 2014
A few details are listed here; there are more when you open the link:
State review panels are scheduled to convene in Austin for one week during the summer of 2014 to review instructional materials. The TEA will reserve hotel lodging and reimburse panel members for all travel expenses, as allowable by law.
Panel members will be asked to complete an initial review of instructional materials prior to the in-person review. This will be done online
Because many of the samples will be delivered electronically, panel members should be comfortable reviewing materials on-screen rather than in print. Nominations are due on or before Friday, January 24, 2014
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
SBOE, District 12