Spanish Book, Auténtico - Public Review

  • Background

    The District is conducting a public hearing in accordance with  Board Policy 6161.1 to recommend the adoption of a new Spanish textbook, Auténtico by Savvas. This will be brought back for board approval at the June 22 board meeting. 

    Textbook Adoption Timeline

    We will follow the process outlined below in order to ensure there is appropriate transparency for the adoption of the text. Here is the timeline for approval:

    • January 2023: Spanish textbooks reviewed and Auténtico text identified for piloting during spring 2023

    • February - May 2023: Text and digital materials piloted in Spanish 1-3 classes across the District

    • May 12, 2023: Piloting/Adoption Committee recommendation submitted to the District Office

    • May 21-June 1: Book available for review at the District Office and/or District website

    • June 8, 2023: Board Public Hearing

    • June 27, 2023: Board Approval

    Recommendation: Review and Action

    Conduct a public hearing on the adoption of the new Auténtico textbooks.

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Textbook Sample

  • Autentico Book Cover

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