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    The original vendor candidates from Stage 1 of the adoption process included Accelerate Learning (STEMScopes), Activate Learning (IQWST), AmplifyScience, Carolina Biological, Delta FOSS, Discovery Education, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, McGraw Hill, National Geographic, Pearson, Smithsonian, and TCI.

    On December 13, 2018, after over 50 hours of analysis and review of the Stage 1 candidates, the K-5 and 6-8 Science Adoption Committees selected the following three vendor candidates to be elevated to Stage 2 for further consideration:

    • AmplifyScience
    • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    • TCI

    IM Review Criteria

    Meeting Notes

    Instructional Materials Open Houses

    NGSS (Washington State Science Standards)

    Process and Timeline

    Board Policy 2015 Governing Adoption

    Roles and Responsibilities of Adoption Process OSPI

    Committee Membership Roster

    Science Alignment to Standards Questions and Answers

    Family Resources from NGSS