Instructional Materials

Announcements

  • The list of materials submitted in response to the Request for Instructional Materials (RFIM) for Instructional Materials Review and Approval (IMRA) 24 is now available. IMRA Cycle 24 includes full-subject, tier-one instructional materials for K–5 English and Spanish language arts and reading and –12 mathematics and partial-subject, tier-one instructional materials for –3 English and Spanish phonics. 49ͼ is hostingevery Thursday, starting March 21, 2024, from 1:00–2:00 p.m. CT to answer questions about the RFIM and IMRA.
  • The SBOE approved quality IMRA rubrics for –3 and 4–8 English language arts and reading, –3 and 4–6 Spanish language arts and reading, and –12 mathematics and approved an IMRA suitability rubric at the January–February meeting. These rubrics will be used to evaluate instructional materials submissions for the inaugural IMRA review cycle.
  • VIsit the HB 1605 page for more information regarding the new IMRA process, including recorded webinars and rubrics.
  • The State Board of Education adopted new materials for science, technology applications, career and technical education, and Personal Financial Literacy and Economics at the November 2023 meeting. View the Proclamation 2024 List of Instructional Materials Adopted by the SBOE for more information.

49ͼ provides support and coordination for the review, adoption, and distribution of state-adopted instructional materials and provides Texas educators with direct access to select materials.

A growing body of research points to the positive impact high-quality instructional materials can have on student learning. 49ͼ defines high-quality materials as those that ensure full coverage of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), align with research-based instructional strategies in each subject area, support all learners, and include:

  • Progress monitoring through embedded, aligned assessments
  • Implementation support
  • All teacher- and student-facing resources needed for instruction

provides detailed, independent quality reviews of many instructional materials to help districts make informed decisions.

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Contact Information

Instructional Materials and Implementation Division
1701 North Congress Avenue, Room 3-110
Austin, Texas 78701-1494