Textbook Adoption

Textbooks-Print and DeviceWelcome to the Textbook Adoption home page. The material on this site provides information about the statewide textbook adoption process in North Carolina. Textbooks are evaluated by the NC Textbook Commission based on alignment to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study and specific content area criteria. More information about the textbook adoption process, the NC Textbook Commission, the state adopted textbook list, and the Invitation to Submit Textbooks for Evaluation and Adoption in North Carolina can be found in various sections of this site.

2019 English Language Arts (ELA) Adoption
On November 7, 2019, the NC State Board of Education approved a list of recommended ELA textbooks presented by the NC Textbook Commission. The commissioners' reports, the summary of results and the ELA criteria sheets used for evaluation are now available. The official adopted list with prices will be available at a later date.

2019 Invitation to Submit Textbooks for Evaluation and Adoption in North Carolina Revised
The 2019 Invitation has been updated on page 7 to include revised tentative dates on the Tentative Schedule for 2019 Adoption Process.

Tentative Schedule for 2019 Adoption Process Revised
Some of the tentative dates for the 2019 evaluation and adoption process have been revised. Logistical details for the Deliberations and Reconsiderations meeting will be announced at a later date.

Publisher's Questions Regarding the 2019 Invitation to Submit Textbooks for Evaluation and Adoption in North Carolina
Questions submitted by publishers regarding the 2019 Invitation with responses from NCDPI.