State textbook review

COLUMBIA — The public is invited to review textbooks and instructional materials that have been proposed for use in South Carolina’s public schools.

The materials will be recommended to the State Board of Education for adoption on Dec. 9 by the Instructional Materials Review Panels appointed by the board. The materials are in the following subject areas:

• Arts, A-V Technology and Communications

• Business, Management and Administration

• Education and Training

• Exploratory Offerings

• Finance

• Health Science

• Hospitality and Tourism

• Human Services/Family and Consumer Sciences

• Information Technology

• Manufacturing

• Marketing

• Physical Education

• Science

• Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

• Social Studies

• World Languages

The instructional materials are on display at 20 locations throughout the state. The materials will be on display through Nov. 16, with instructions for submitting comments available at each site. State Board of Education members will review citizens’ comments before a final decision is made on adopting the instructional materials.

Sites for public review include Anderson University (Thrift Library), Charleston Southern University (L. Mendel Rivers Library), Clemson University (Tillman Media Center), Coker College Library, College of Charleston (Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library), Columbia College (Edens Library), Columbia International University (G. Allen Fleece Library), Converse College (Mickel Library), Conway High School, Erskine College, Furman University (James B. Duke Library), Limestone College (AJ Eastwood Library), North Greenville University, Presbyterian College, Southern Wesleyan University (Rickman Library), University of South Carolina Aiken (Alumni Learning Center), University of South Carolina Beaufort, University of South Carolina Upstate (Health Education Complex), Winthrop University and Wofford College.

Public invited to review textbooks at 20 sites throughout the state